The Legacy of Pete Rose: 14 Ways of Looking at #14
“He epitomizes everything that baseball is all about, and what I mean by that is Pete proves to the world that you don’t necessarily have to be born an athlete, or born with a great talent—that if you have the determination and the love of the game, you can become a Hall of Famer.”
Pete Rose: The Hit King at 75
He’s gregarious. He’s stubborn. He’s happy. And he’s finally getting his hall of fame induction—just not the big one.
The Legacy of Pete Rose: The Souvenirs
A slew of collector’s items at the Reds Hall of Fame—some valuable, some ridiculous—trace the legendary and tangled career of baseball’s most controversial player.
Heavy Metal: Capturing the All-Star Weight of the Hit King in Bronze
“You want to give this illusion of life, so they look like they’re breathing and moving even though they are completely still.”
Local experts on summer fun share their stories to offer some tips on how to keep the good times rolling.
Q&A: Carl B. Westmoreland, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Historian
Westmoreland moved and shook for the creation of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center where today he serves as historian and curator of the slave pen he discovered, restored, and had installed within its walls.
The king and queen of strange culture live among us, but you’d never know.
What, Pete Worry?
The author of Pete Rose: An American Dilemma on the carefree attitude that helped make Rose the game’s all-time hit leader and precipitated his ultimate downfall.
The Business of Bunbury
Bunbury has finally established itself as a legit music festival. So what now?
“We Shall Overcome” is in the Midst of a New Fight for Freedom
“We Shall Overcome” is an A-side on America’s jukebox, a song embraced as the anthem of the 1960s civil rights movement. And there’s a tantalizing Cincinnati connection.
Is MULTIMAGIC About to Hit it Big?
For its next trick, MULTIMAGIC will make you—and everyone else—love local music.
Q&A: Jason Isbell Plays Taft Theater
A conversation with the southern rocking, singer-songwriting demigod set to play back-to-back shows at Taft Theater this month.
Dr. Know: Music Hall Renos Gone By, Musical Murals, and Cincy-Centric Songs
“Evacuate Music Hall now and demolish that firetrap before it explodes!”
Q&A: Ian Adkins, U.S. Bank Arena’s Production Manager
“Sometimes I’ll stowaway in a suite for the night.”
A Cancer Diagnosis Inspires Two Sisters to Start a Business
Salvage Sisters Restoration & Interior Design gives old furniture a new lease on life.
Style Counsel: Kelsey Wing
Occupation: Manager, Mannequin Boutique; Stylist; Her style: Vintage but not retro
Necessities: Go Go (Kitchen) Gadgets
Yes, it is possible for meal prep to be more of a treat than a chore.
Letter from the Editor: June 2016
“I got away from there to be here, and if being here means saving this idiot from himself, then alright.”
Cincy Obscura: Love on the Rocks at the Cincinnati Zoo
If penguins could fly, they’d be helicopter parents. C
The Inner City Tennis Project Pulls Off a 30-Year Rally
“It became like a second family to me.”
Letter From Katie: Still Nights at the Marjorie P.
Nothing like sickness to help you see the big picture.
Fine Diving: Chicago Gyros and Dogs
For as long as any UC alum can remember, Chicago Gyros has been at the corner of Clifton and McMillan, even though six years ago they moved directly across the street. Said move added more hot dogs and a liquor license, but the original Greek flair is still kicking.
5 Places to Get Your Summer Slushie On
Ice so thin “it is the equivalent of snow.”
ZBGB’s Burger is a Beautiful Mess
ZBGB woos with rich flavors and a from-scratch ethos, but its burgers aren’t ready to settle down.
Tableside with Bhumin Desai of Maplewood Kitchen and Bar
“I always assume that somewhere there’s a French guy yelling at me.”
Review: Tickle Pickle
Man cannot live on puns alone.
Fab Ferments Kombucha Keeps it Fizzy
“We were aware of the benefits from the beginning and wanted to bring this food to the people.”
Give Cauliflower a Chance
The side dish has been such a hit that the café goes through about 12 heads of cauliflower a week for the four-ounce portion (much of which might be consumed by Cincinnati Magazine staffers).