Restoring A Crumbling Walnut Hills Victorian To Its Former Glory
Boarded up windows. Walls ripped open by copper thieves. Sound like a dream home, or what? For Adam Rayne, the answer was: Actually, yes.
Rehabbing MainStrasse, One Property At a Time
What started with a convenience project has blossomed into a mission to steer Covington’s MainStrasse toward stabilization.
Cincinnati’s Rehabbed Real Estate Market Is The Anti-Anytown, USA.
The benefits of good 19th-century urban planning live on well into the 21st century.
Thrift Shopping at the County Sheriff’s Property Auction
It is the best chance to land your next rehab project at a steep discount.
8K Construction Is Rescuing Cincinnati’s Historic Homes
Instead of demolition, these partners look to renovate and revive.
While The Race To Renovate Continues, Many Historic Homes are Falling Behind
Cincinnati’s condemned building list is getting attention from local preservationists trying to hold back the tide of demolitions.
Baller From The Holler
Jean Dowell was a ground-breaking athlete and collegiate basketball coach. Now, with an unlikely second act (and a guitar), she is bringing it all back home.
This Walnut Hills Rehab Was A Labor Of Love
With the owner as the general contractor and a constant eye to making it work for family life, they paid meticulous attention to historic authenticity, quality, and sustainability.
This North Avondale Home Was A Xavier Dorm For More Than 30 Years
Originally built in 1897, this home is better known as Marion Hall, a Xavier dorm from 1958 to 1991.
Our August 2017 Cover Features A Century-Old Madisonville Rehab
Lauren Farquhar and Josh Jansen, owners of the renovation company Storied Homes, flipped this Victorian Carpenter Gothic home w
Jeremy Pinnell Debuts Upbeat New Album About Ohio River Life
The musician saw rock bottom. But now things are looking up.
Edge of Appalachia Nature Preserve is Expanding
Late summer is peak time to visit its prairie lands.
Chuck Klosterman On Life, Writing, And When To Wear A Suit
See him at the Mercantile Library August 8.
Great Moments in Cincinnati Tennis History
“It is the consensus opinion among the visitors that Cincinnati will become the Mecca for tennis players in this country.” So wrote the Enquirer in 1905, and though it’s gone through its share of names and locations, the Western & Southern Open has brought the best in tennis to town since.
Dr. Know: Ludlow Garage, Secret Streets, And A Voice From Above
“When Cincinnati needs answers about things from the ’60s that were weird, gigantic, and hazy, all roads lead to Jim Tarbell.”
Here’s Where to Watch This Month’s Total Solar Eclipse
On August 21, the first total solar eclipse of the 21st century will cross over the continental United States. Here’s where to experience the most exciting two minutes in astronomy.
Cincy Brew Ha-Ha Brings The Laughs, 11 Years Running
Small city, big scene. Exhibit A: Cincy Brew Ha-Ha.
On The Market: Penthouse Views
A tip-top condo in the heart of downtown.
Style Counsel: Sarah Dewald
“It’s OK to hit the reset button. Having an experimental approach—saying ‘I don’t have to nail it the first time’—helps you zero in on what you enjoy.”
Retail Roundup: Laser-Cut Accessories
Laser cutting. Computer Modeling. Three dimensions. A new age of design is upon us.
We Have Become Vikings is OTR’s One-Stop Branding Shop
They can do everything for you right here, under one roof, without all the corporate red tape. All while you browse for T-shirts and hats.
Letter from the Editor: August 2017
Simply put, gutting a house takes guts. And I’m not sure I’ve got those kind of guts.
Maureen Wood Spent A Lifetime Creating A Sense Of Home For Others
Wood, who died suddenly on May 27, was one of Cincinnati’s most prolific and visionary social activists. “She lived the change she wanted to make in the world.”
Rehabbing A Home? Visit The ReUse Center Before You Do Anything.
The local nonprofit that sells salvaged building materials to the public at a deep discount.
Letter from Katie: He’s Funny That Way
The life, times, and pickled garlic of Alan Kiger.
5 Local Brews for Every Summer Occasion
Whether you lean toward tart and fruity or lawn jockey macho (or somewhere in between), crack one of these open and savor it while you can—like summer, they won’t be around much longer.
Takeout Hero: Red Sesame Korean BBQ
B.J. Kim is the sauce whisperer.
Middle Fork Kitchen Bar Is A Southern Comfort Food Destination
“Rarely am I impressed by the effects of molecular gastronomy, but there’s always an exception: Bravo, Middle Fork.”
Dan Thaler Makes A Real Smooth Cup Of Coffee
His company, Smooth Nitro Coffee, opened its first brick-and-mortar shop downtown in May.
Maribelle’s Is A Farm-To-Table Standout In Oakley
Never underestimate the significance, not to mention the longevity, of the neighborhood watering hole.