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Queen Ink Isn’t Your Typical Tattoo Shop

For this minivan-driving mom, a visit to this female-owned business makes getting inked a form of self care.

Editor’s Letter May 2024: Neighborhood Bars

Cincinnati Magazine's Editor-in-Chief recalls his first favorite neighborhood bar.

This Isn’t Your Mom’s Piercing Salon

Where do you go when you’re almost 40 and want to get a piercing? Rowan Kenwood Towne Centre.

Kindness Is a Trap

Is being mean the opposite of being kind? Not always.

Editor’s Letter March 2024: Best New Restaurants

On trying to appreciate and enjoy every dish.

Gimme Shelter at Playhouse in the Park

I was going to tell the story of a local masterpiece. Another one got in the way.

The Eyes Have It

I’ve tamed nearsightedness, but now I can’t see close up either. Metaphor alert!

Editor’s Letter January 2024: Top Doctors

Celebrating Cincinnati's great bounty of talented doctors.

Editor’s Letter, December 2023: The Best Of The City

Live and laugh a little as we head into the holiday season this year.

Time in a Bottle/Box

In 1988, a hundred-year-old time capsule was opened and a fun replacement was planned. Then things got weird.