What life with Mayor John Cranley is really like.
Special Skills: Genius at coining phrases such as “Rich in character” and “Ready for your creative touches.”
Love the neighborhood, but hate the house? Poof! Build a new one.
Want to feel the city’s pulse? There’s plenty of opportunity.
Outer belt? Try inner ring: Families are returning to closer-in suburbs.
The roof over your head doesn’t have to be mortgaged.
Some buyers want to get in on the ground floor of a brand-new neighborhood.
Always looking for a way into the housing market.
“There’s no one easy way to approach a foreclosure.”
“There’s more demand than there is supply.”
“Honest, that leak wasn’t there yesterday.”
“Yes, I have seen houses in worse shape.”
Pet Peeves: Buyers who screw up their credit after they’re pre-qualified.
The role: To land the right house at the right price with as little drama as possible.
The changing face of Cincinnati during its most transformative years.
“The onus is on the buyer.”
Buying your first home can feel a lot like teetering on the edge of a high dive. Blindfolded.
You’ve heard the stories: multiple offers, bidding wars, closings. Maybe you’ve even seen it on your street, or had it happen for you. But is it true?
“If this house were gone tomorrow, would you be upset, relieved, or indifferent?”
There are some things to keep in mind.
Find it, finance it, finish it.
“It can be both a science and an art form.”
A lot depends on how long you think you’re going to be there.
Medium-term, long-term, a home is still an excellent investment. But what about short-term?
The bigger issue is finding the best mortgage plan for you.
Sometimes it’s about more than money.
It’s not just there to make you jealous.
Hot Chocolate! Zombies! And other reasons to run in one of the many upcoming themed races in the area.
Harry & the Thief at Know Theatre.
Turkey legs and Queen Elizabeth I face off against wind sprints and Mike Brown.
Twenty-five years ago this month, Pete Rose was banished from baseball. We chart how the former Charlie Hustle has spent his self-induced retirement.
A factually incorrect plaque, Cincinnati’s Ukrainian sister city, and the Grateful Dead in Hyde Park.
Trying to bring a grocery store to one starved neighborhood.
Court is in session.
Step back into the golden age of posters at Jack Wood Gallery.
Can’t handle the Cincinnati heat? Head to one of these regional creameries for a made-from-scratch scoop.
Occupation: Makeup Artist/Business Manager, Nordstrom NARS Counter; His Style: Brushes Ready
A wise man once told me that politicians and people in power are, on some level, all insecure about the work they do.
Music, friendship, and an ahh-some bluegrass booking.
Mary Lou Boylan can’t sit still behind a keyboard. Her audiences are better for it.
The Eagle, OTR’s hipster-happy fried chicken emporium, delivers big for your buck.
Glier’s Goettafest, Cincy Brew Ha Ha, and the Great Inland Seafood Fest.
Goetta and eggs at 4 a.m.? The Anchor Grill will hook you up.
Pick your perfect after-dark nosh spot depending on your level of inebriation and desire for fanciness.
The latest pan-Asian offering from the Hyde Park/Mt. Lookout axis.
Savory ingredients and signature salsas are plentiful at the new walk-up window in OTR.
Anderson Township’s strip mall bar and bistro is getting a makeover.