Boarded up windows. Walls ripped open by copper thieves. Sound like a dream home, or what? For Adam Rayne, the answer was: Actually, yes.
What started with a convenience project has blossomed into a mission to steer Covington’s MainStrasse toward stabilization.
The benefits of good 19th-century urban planning live on well into the 21st century.
It is the best chance to land your next rehab project at a steep discount.
Instead of demolition, these partners look to renovate and revive.
Cincinnati’s condemned building list is getting attention from local preservationists trying to hold back the tide of demolitions.
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.
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.
Originally built in 1897, this home is better known as Marion Hall, a Xavier dorm from 1958 to 1991.
Lauren Farquhar and Josh Jansen, owners of the renovation company Storied Homes, flipped this Victorian Carpenter Gothic home w
The musician saw rock bottom. But now things are looking up.
Late summer is peak time to visit its prairie lands.
See him at the Mercantile Library August 8.
“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.
“When Cincinnati needs answers about things from the ’60s that were weird, gigantic, and hazy, all roads lead to Jim Tarbell.”
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.
Small city, big scene. Exhibit A: Cincy Brew Ha-Ha.
A tip-top condo in the heart of downtown.
“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.”
Laser cutting. Computer Modeling. Three dimensions. A new age of design is upon us.
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.
Simply put, gutting a house takes guts. And I’m not sure I’ve got those kind of guts.
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.”
The local nonprofit that sells salvaged building materials to the public at a deep discount.
The life, times, and pickled garlic of Alan Kiger.
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.
B.J. Kim is the sauce whisperer.
“Rarely am I impressed by the effects of molecular gastronomy, but there’s always an exception: Bravo, Middle Fork.”
His company, Smooth Nitro Coffee, opened its first brick-and-mortar shop downtown in May.
Never underestimate the significance, not to mention the longevity, of the neighborhood watering hole.