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A Year to Celebrate 200

Cincinnati’s Jewish community marks its bicentennial with a series of events, including Hanukkah on Fountain Square.

Marriage Touts Ensnared Couples Eloping to Northern Kentucky

A lucrative multi-level marriage industry sprung up in Covington and Newport in the late 1800s, lasting until laws were changed in 1950.

When Cincinnati Was Enchanted by the Ouija Board

Like almost all cultural trends, the emergence of this 19th century parlor game grabbed the nation’s attention but eventually triggered a backlash.

Matthew Kelly is on a Mission to Bring People Back to the Catholic Church

Bestselling author, business consultant, and public speaker Matthew Kelly has built a successful brand, but his real calling is bringing people back to the Catholic Church.

Islamophobia is on the Rise in Cincinnati

Anti-Muslim incidents—including hate crimes, harassments, and employment discrimination—have risen 57 percent since President Donald Trump’s campaign.

The Cincinnati Archdiocese Archives Are Hiding In Plain Sight

The basement of the Civil War–era building behind St. Louis Church is filled with concrete to support the weight of it all.

This Mini Megillah is Ready for Its Close-Up

Reading glasses are a must-have for this pocket-sized story.

The Ark Encounter, By The Numbers

It's a business venture with a price tag of biblical proportions.

Meet The City’s One-Stop Shop For Refugee Resettlement

Since 2009, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO) has resettled 1,195 people from countries all over the world, including Bhutan (which has sent the most people), Cuba, Rwanda, Iraq, and yes, Syria.

Heavenly Apps

A look at the link between technology and the churches that use it to their advantage.