It might surprise you to know that “rush hour” and “traffic jam” both precede the popularity of automobiles in Cincinnati.
Death records and old newspapers tell the grim tale of Burnet Woods as the place where Cincinnatians went to die.
These were no acrobatic tricks, and they certainly weren’t a bet or a dare. Young men climbed the steeples of churches because it was their job.
Nicholas Longworth turned Cincinnati hillsides into vineyards and created a local wine industry. Today, Kate MacDonald looks to Longworth for inspiration.
Horace G. Williamson was perhaps the most prolific poet in Cincinnati history, but you won’t find him in English classes these days, nor in any anthologies.
In 1891, the Queen City had no vocabulary for the Zulu Queen.
How did the former independent village of Hartwell end up leading the charge against the Cincinnati political machine of Boss Cox?
In the early 1900s, Cincinnati changed the names of hundreds of city streets to honor local bosses, stenographers, janitors, and Councilmen.
Overshadowed by the infamous Black Sox scandal, the franchise’s first championship team never got the credit it deserved.
In 1819, with a population not quite reaching 10,000 residents, Cincinnati became a city.