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Editor’s Letter, November 2020: Sharing a Reading Experience

We’ve all done a lot of being alone together during the pandemic, staying apart physically while trying to stay connected as best we can. Reading can help.

My Little Free Library Helped Me Be a Better Neighbor

Creating connections and conversations around the books in her Little Free Library gave this writer a new point of view during the pandemic.

Dr. Know: Kennedy’s Plate, Norwood’s CDK Global Building, and Prominent Streets

This month’s questions for Dr. Know touch on a commemorative plate, CDK Global’s actual territory, and Kroger Street.

My 21-Day Steakout

Why did I go to the same downtown restaurant for three weeks? Big Klu, that’s why.

Meet the Family Behind the National Flag Company

For the Schaller family, the National Flag Company is more than business as usual or a local treasure. It’s a vocation.

Editor’s Letter, October 2020: An Antidote to Helplessness

In these days of upheaval and isolation, though, we depend on each other for support—from schools and churches to workplaces and government services.

Dr. Know: The Human Fly, Leaf Laws, and Another Local Answer Guy

Dr. Know explores troubling issues, including the “human fly” on Fountain Square, when and how to dispose of leaves, and WVXU-FM's “OKI Wanna Know.”

What Menopause Taught Me About Recognizing Racism

Hot flashes remind me that I am neither too young to experience menopause nor too liberal to examine my complicity in racism. I’m exactly on time.

Did Cincinnati Invent Statue Cancel Culture in 1872?

Did Cincinnati invent statue cancel culture when a marble bust of Abraham Lincoln got removed from a West End park in 1872?

Editor’s Letter, September 2020: An Arts Recalibration

At a time when we look to the arts for insight into understanding each other and our struggles, these institutions had to shut their doors, cut staff, and postpone new work.

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