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Don Poynter Built a Novelty Empire As One of Cincinnati’s First Makers

Don Poynter built a business on jokey (sometimes naughty, often weird) gift products. Now some of those are in the collections of Cincinnati Museum Center.

A New Book Follows a Syrian Immigrant Adapting to Life in the Queen City

Born-and-raised Cincinnatian Jasmine Warga on her new book Other Words for Home, out this May.

Steven and Rachel Sun of Fortune Noodle House Make Their Mark on Clifton

The Chinese immigrants serve authentic hand-pulled noodles that keep customers coming back.

Sergio Gutierrez Branches Out From His Family’s Covington Deli

Born in New Jersey and raised in Mexico, this Covington transplant wants to share his culture with you.

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

Editor's note: Gene Jackson has been charged with multiple counts of rape and gross sexual imposition. If you or anyone you know has been...

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...

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