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Dr. Know: 1974 Opening Day, a Peculiar Dentist Sign, and Ku Klux Klothes

The good doctor explores troubling issues, including streaks and streakers, dentophobia, and a racist clothier.

Editor’s Letter, May 2021: I Scream for Ice Cream

Our May issue celebrates the memories, feelings, and connections we associate with ice cream and our regional frozen treats.

Dr. Know: Time Zones, News Anchor Closeness, and a Sunken Stadium

The good doctor explores troubling issues, including Eastern Standard Time, the space between married news anchors, and the long-gone Parkway Arena.

Editor’s Letter, April 2021: Take Care of Yourself

Maybe we need to open ourselves to every possible avenue for taking care of our body, mind, and spirit. And maybe we need to stop being so hard on ourselves for seeking a little help.

The History of Cincinnati’s Finest, Freakiest, and Fakest Parade—WEBN’s Fool’s Parade

WEBN’s Fool’s Parade took over Hyde’s Meadow every March 32 for an astonishing 23 years. And no one saw a thing.

Dr. Know: Street Horses, a Baldwin Fire, and Antoinette Avenue

The good doctor explores troubling issues, including equine transportation, what burned when, and flat-topped houses.

Overcoming Fear and Remembering to Just Let Go and Move

Though helpful in its ability to keep us away from danger, fear isn’t a good running companion. That's when I realized that I just needed to let go and start moving.

Editor’s Letter, March 2021: Not Your Normal March Issue

Our March issue is a little different this year. It just didn’t feel right to scrutinize our city's fine dining restaurants during so much uncertainty and chaos.

Should We Be Proud That Cincinnati Pioneered Invasive Music?

In 1947, Cincinnati's Transit Radio, Inc. proposed that radios be installed in city buses so passengers could enjoy music (and commercials) while riding, but the hype didn't last long.

Dr. Know: A Cartoon Intersection, Clifton Heights Development, and So Long Skywalk

We explore troubling issues, including a peculiar intersection in Madisonville, the evolution of a former nightclub, and the purpose of Skywalks.

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