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Sam Raya Cooks Her Mother’s Lebanese Recipes to Support Her Family in Syria

Immigrating to Cincinnati 13 years ago, Sam Raya has—for the past 11 years—cooked for downtown diners at Raya Lebanese Restaurant to support her family back home.

Meet Cincinnati’s Underground Hockey Heroes

Northland Ice Center's "Beer League" hockey players come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and experience levels.

Cole Imperi Wants You to Get Comfortable With Death

She's an expert in death and dying, and she's teaching people to see every loss as a second chance.

Meet the Blue Ash Man Who Collects and Sells Thousands of Healing Crystals

Thirty years ago, when he was just out of the Marine Corps, Gene Jackson nearly died flying face-first off a Harley into the side...

UC’s Student Body President Sinna Habteselassie Fights the Patriarchy

Sinna Habteselassie is the first black woman to serve as the University of Cincinnati’s Student Body President in its 200 years of existence. Her latest mission includes removing former slave-owner Charles McMicken’s name from the College of Arts and Sciences.

What Is It Like to Be Rosie Red? Amy Burgess Knows

Amy Burgess always expected to perform in front of crowds. (She majored in theater at Miami University, after all.) She just didn’t plan on...

Sherrod Brown Gets Back to Work

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown’s decision last week to skip the 2020 Democratic presidential race took a lot of people by surprise, but not those...

Eric Kearney Is Cincinnati’s Connector in Chief

Eric Kearney isn’t shy. In a well-tailored suit offset with a snazzy pocket square, he is alight in a room full of people, introducing...

This North Avondale Bulldog Is a Breakout Instagram Star

In a grand Edwardian home in North Avondale, Sarah Crannell Rich takes a break from her telecommuting job as project manager for a research...

Steve Driehaus Finds His True North

The former politician leads Cincinnati Compass, the region's "Welcome Wagon" for immigrants, after years of Peace Corps service in Africa.

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