CoMADE Offers Entrepreneurs a Tool Box for Growth
Starting small in Walnut Hills, CoMADE is a new type of manufacturing incubator that could make Cincinnati a national model for collaboration.
Three Markets Filled with Local Makers
These market events bring together the best in local handmade goods.
What Lies Beneath The Fernald Preserve
Fernald’s 30-year journey from toxic uranium processing facility to nature preserve, a cleanup job that will never truly be finished.
Junebug Jewelry Designs Makes Wearable Works of Art
Dawn Grady bends metals to her will to craft one-of-a-kind pieces.
Whirlybird Granola Keeps It Natural
A truly good-for-you granola didn’t exist, so Christy White made her own.
Three Entrepreneurial On-Ramps for Local Makers
Entrepreneurs don’t have to go it alone thanks to these nonprofit support systems.
Don Poynter Built a Novelty Empire As One of Cincinnati’s First Makers
Don Poynter built a business on jokey (sometimes naughty, often weird) gift products. Now some of those are in the collections of Cincinnati Museum Center.
Rookwood Pottery’s New Spin on Tradition
Morgan Willenbrink and Lauren Thomeczek have their hands on Rookwood’s past—and its future.
Stagecraft, Inc., Is Where Rosie Red’s Mascot Costume Goes for Maintenance
The character-building company has crafted mascots like the UK Wildcat and the UC Bearcat.
Mortal Ski Company in OTR Designs and Builds Skis for Slopes in the Midwest
The company is expanding into snowboard production this year, too.
Coda Co. Creates Rustic Furniture and Home Decor Using Recyclable Materials
Husband-and-wife team Kelti and Tanner Ziese upcycle bourbon barrels, coffee bags, organic cotton rope, and more.
Ohio Valley Beard Supply Keeps Gents Groomed
The homegrown facial hair care line keeps on expanding.
Three Shops That Stock Local Makers
Treat yourself to a locally made gift from one of these retail spots.
What Would Cincinnati Be Without P&G?
Hungry for flashier sales growth, Wall Street sharks wanted Procter & Gamble broken up into smaller, more nimble companies. Instead, P&G leadership is embarking on an unprecedented reorganization and counting on Cincinnati for support.
The Northern Market Has Plenty of Rope
Lindsey Zinno’s accessories and homegoods turn hand-sewn cotton rope into must-have accessories.
Cincy Fringe Festival Transforms Over-the-Rhine Into a Magical Theatrical Playground
Wacky, weird, experimental, and off-kilter, Cincy Fringe expands the possibilites for performance art.
Triiibe Uses Activism and Music to Unite and Uplift
Poets and musicians Siri Imani, Aziza Love, and PXVCE have found a way to harness the power of the spoken word to combat issues like homelessness and child poverty in our own backyard.
Acre Books May Be Small, But Its Titles Are Making a Big Splash
Based at UC, from the creator of The Cincinnati Review, this small press is bringing big talent to the page.
The Over-the-Rhine Museum Tells Stories of the Neighborhood’s Past to Build a Better Future
Anne Delano Steinert on the origins of the museum, telling stories through historic buildings, and why she doesn’t use the term “OTR.”
Four Great Moments in Cincinnati Reds History
A new book looks at the Reds’ 50 greatest games, so we picked four of our favorite outings from the home team.
Dr. Know: Memorial Hall’s Virtues, a Tiny House in Pleasant Ridge, and a Vacancy Along Columbia Parkway
The good doctor holds forth on troubling issues, including essential qualities (according to Memorial Hall), a tiny Pleasant Ridge house, and a vacant house near Columbia Parkway.
This Indian Hill Home Has an Indoor Pool and a Sandy Beach to Go with It
A one-of-a-kind Indian Hill home incorporates whimsical features that go far beyond the norm.
Style Counsel: Andrea Sabugo’s Photography Helps Shape Her Style
Occupation: Fashion photographer Style: Ever-evolving but always fun What accessories could you not live without? Huge earrings, for sure. I also always buy really fun, funky boots. I recently bought a pair of awesome red patent leather-y boots—they’re ridiculous. You balance proportions really well. Do you have an outfit creation formula? It depends. [When I […]
Indianapolis Is Worth Your Weekend
Make like a Hoosier and check out what’s waiting for you just up I-74.
Celebrate Pride Month All Year Long with These Colorful Goods
Five local businesses spread love with their rainbow products.
Fowling Might Give Cornhole a Run for Its Money
A new-to-town entertainment option that mixes bowling, football, and cornhole.
Can Carthage Rise Again?
An influx of Hispanic residents and a new plan could help revive a neighborhood known mostly for being the home of the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.
Editor’s Letter, June 2019: What’s Driving the Rise of the Makers?
Cincinnati has always been a manufacturing town, but there’s a new wave of support for entrepreneurship of all kinds, and it’s paying off.
I Wrote the Songs
Cincinnati has several official songs. Some are mine.
The Cheesesteak of Your Dreams Is Just off Main Street
13th Street Alley will hook you up.
Three Local Hard Seltzers, Ranked
Hard seltzer is the new trend in brewing, so we tried three local versions to find the ones we liked best.
Branch Delivers a Solid Return on Your Fine Dining Investment
Reliable comfort food in an Art Deco bank building in East Walnut Hills.
How to Eat a Pig’s Head
It’s not something you see on every menu, but at Bauer European Farm Kitchen, it’s a creative addition that delivers solid flavor.
Numprik Thai Lao Is a Portal to Southeast Asia
Monroe’s Main Street is home to authentic Thai and Laotian cuisine.
Chef Liti Zabad Brings Wholesome Vegan Soul Food to Avondale
Inspired by a family member impacted by diabetes, this self-proclaimed “glammed-up hippie” shares her vegan soul food as a healthy alternative.
This New Book Details Cincinnati’s Brewing History
Michael D. Morgan delivers a deep dive into our city’s beery past.