Living downtown used to be a labor of love. Now the Central Business District is packed with rentals and condos, from two-story walkups to penthouse views, while a wide variety of services, amenities, and entertainment have sprung up to support residential life.
Nobody loves a commute. But if working remotely has got you stuck to the, uh, remote, then downtown has options to improve your productivity. The sidewalk is your front yard, after all: You’re basically home. 1628 Ltd. 1628 bills itself as a “curated co-working” space with an emphasis on hospitality, which basically means hella-fancy, pretend-you’re-an-executive […]
Shes a yogini—a practicing Buddhist, at that—with no political experience. Unheard of? Not in 2018, election experts say.
After a 10-year hiatus, DCI’s Downtown Tour of Living is back and better than ever.
Some think private development ruins our parks, and others believe it activates them. New Cincinnati Parks Director Wade Walcutt looks to provide a unifying vision.
When eateries and entertainment venues are your next-door neighbors, date night is way easier (and frankly, more frequent). Just choose your own adventure.
Ignore those commuter bus crowds: Downtown’s not dead after 5 p.m.
A run to the hardware store or the dry cleaner doesn’t require a car if you’re downtown.
For our October 2018 Downtown Living Now issue, we look at what’s on deck for the CBD.
In a recent CityLab article, “Parking Has Eaten American Cities,” urban issues guru Richard Florida argues that the country “devotes far too many of its precious resources to parking, [which] is especially troubling given that driving is in decline,” particularly among Millennials.
The true test of a walkable, livable place: Can I get breakfast without having to trek that much farther than my own kitchen? Five times yes.
Eating on the go? Here are six quick sandwiches for $6 or less, just steps from home.
The state’s next governor faces an uphill climb to counteract some serious foundational problems.
The Biennial explores lens-based art at dozens of venues across the region.
FotoFocus offers seemingly endless exhibits. These three curated venues are a good place to start.
If you love Halloween but aren’t so much into the haunted house scene, opt for a less frightening stroll through Scarecrow Row at Otto Armleder Park. It’s fall fun the whole family can enjoy.
Rather than make a chart showing the dizzying array of Juniors and The Thirds, let’s just say that the East End Railroad Pendletons were related to the Over-the-Rhine Politics Pendletons.
On Desperate Ground, the latest book from award-winning author Hampton Sides, shares a lot with his previous nonfiction hits. But one thing makes this book extra special, particularly for Cincinnati readers—a character (and Evendale resident) named Lee Bae-Suk.
Christian Colberg joined the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in 2010 as Principal Violist, and is the first member in at least a couple of decades, perhaps ever, to play a concerto that he composed.
This stately limestone home with a green glazed tile roof sits on two acres just southwest of Rose Hill, one of North Avondale’s most sought-after neighborhoods.
Vintage light bulbs are making a comeback. Fingers crossed they’re here to stay.
Anna Steffen is proof that a college degree doesn’t determine a person’s success. She didn’t need one to open The Native One, her chic, earthy boutique on Vine Street. Previously a pop-up on Main Street and an online retailer before that, the popular 15-month-old women’s clothing store relocated in April to the heart of OTR, […]
Occupation: Executive Chef of Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey and TV personality Style: Classy rebel I have to start with your red hair. Why’d you start dyeing it? I like having a lot of hair, and I like taking care of my hair. If I’m going to be vain about something, that’s what I pick. It’s […]
Not that long ago, it would have been unthinkable for real estate developers to rehab a historic office building, tear down a multi-level garage, or dig up a surface parking lot to create hundreds of new apartments and condos. It’s a new downtown for a new Cincinnati.
Either you have vivid memories of Xavier University’s Schmidt Field House, or you’ve never heard of it.
Things were different back in the Olden Days of the 1990s.
It’s hard not to notice that Sacred Beast is always open. Through some Herculean effort, the restaurant operates seven days a week, from late morning until well past midnight on five of those nights, making food from scratch.
It’s not easy to reinvent a brand with more than 140 years of history, but that’s exactly what the brewmaster at Wiedemann Brewing Co. has in mind. What’s your brewing background? I started as a home brewer about 20 years ago. I brewed professionally at Valley Vineyards’s Cellar Dweller in Morrow, and I started there […]
Get a grip! These haunting hands are anything but scary. Just ask Anna Donovan, the (totally sane) food scientist behind this Franken-popcorn creation.
The four-year-old distillery celebrated the release of its first in-house bourbon in August with an epic 2,200-person toast on the Purple People Bridge.
Countless businesses have come and gone on the strip of West McMillan Street between Clifton and West Clifton Avenues, but fortunately for Cilantro Vietnamese Bistro’s avid following, it reopened on the crowded block in July after a four-month hiatus.