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That Time I Gave a High School Commencement Speech

I once gave a high school commencement speech. Someone asked me to do it again 25 years later for his coworkers.

Editor’s Letter, March 2020: Celebrating Cincinnati’s Restaurant Scene

Behind each great restaurant experience, for the most part, is a chef with a love for hospitality and a vision for satisfying your cravings.

Paddling the Ohio River Recreation Trail

A group of outdoor lovers hopes to create a 274-mile water trail so we can all see the Ohio as a place for recreation, respite, and adventure.

Dr. Know: Parking Without Meters, Defunct Signage, and Dangerous Merging

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including how those meter-less parking spots work, when the Cincinnati Gardens sign will come down, and getting onto I-471.

Editor’s Letter, February 2020: Our Built Environment

Looking back at how fledgling Losantiville became modern Cincinnati, it’s easy to draw straight lines and connections from the first riverfront settlers to the metropolis we love today.

How to Make Honesty Matter in a Post-Truth World

If you want to rail against dishonesty in others, hold yourself accountable first.

Dr. Know: Snow Shoveling Scofflaws, When The Doors Didn’t Play Music Hall, and Fax...

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including what to do when your neighbor won't clear a path, why Jim Morrison was too much for our delicate sensibilities, and a local maker producing fax machines—in the 1930s.

Editor’s Letter, January 2020: Looking Ahead to a New Decade

In our January Top Doctors issue, we draw inspiration from long-gone innovators and forward-looking caregivers.

Dr. Know: Fancy Fire Hydrants, a Long-Lost Rock Venue, and Those Infernal Contraflow Lanes

The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including deciphering color coded hydrants, whatever happened to Panacea, and torturous road construction.

That Time I Left Cincinnati, Never to Return, and Tragedy Reminded Me Where I...

This month, we reflect on the 40th year since the Who concert. I wasn’t in Cincinnati that night, but I realized how much I’d become someone from Cincinati.

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