The company started with two employees and a dream: to capitalize on the downsizing of America. In nine years it has grown into a $60 million online auction business. Welcome to the new economy of people’s old stuff.
Do Joey Votto’s stats legitimize what the Reds shelled out for him?
It’s a business venture with a price tag of biblical proportions.
John L. Griffin turned the dirty work of collecting animal carcasses into a highly respected, multi-million-dollar enterprise—only to have sibling greed, betrayal, and an ill-fated scheme lead to a $583 million lawsuit that left his once-proud family in tatters.
We used adjusted data to define the middle class in Cincinnati as a household income between $35,000 and $100,000. So where do those people live?
FC Cincinnati is the hottest ticket in town thanks to the deep pockets—and commitment—of Carl Lindner III.
Money is a peculiar thing. It’s everything and it’s nothing. It’s flaunted and it’s hidden. And in 2016, it’s just pixels on a screen. For our special issue on money, we looked into the tangible life and history of money in Cincinnati: where it’s been (or being) kept, how its looks have changed over time, and what it’s been used to create. Turns out, the stuff is everywhere.
Assuming you’re a dutiful, IRS-abiding citizen, your tax dollars help pay public officials. But exactly how much they get paid depends on where they live and what they do.
Sometimes it’s hard not to take personal finance personally.
Sadly, one of our last college radio stations may not be long for these airwaves.
Capitalism, being the official state religion of these United States, seeps into our lives whether we want it to or not. Nevertheless, with a budding 10-year-old capitalist in the house, I am being forced to face my fears.
There have been 30 presidential elections since 1896; the state of Ohio sided with the winner in 28 of them.
It’s been a long, long, long time coming. So brush up on the history, the politics, the utterly absurd (and we would venture, unwarranted) mayhem, and get ready to ride some rails. Finally.
Can’t Afford an Authentic Charley Harper? This New-And-Improved Coffee Table Book is the Next Best Thing.
The complete collection of artist Charley Harper, 2.0.
Reading glasses are a must-have for this pocket-sized story.
At the Northside cinema’s opening, the proprietors proudly declared their facility was “for mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives, where the purity of their thought will be conserved above all things.”
Shake It Records pressed 500 vinyl EPs of Drastically Reduced! for a Record Store Day release this past April.
A small town getaway doesn’t have to require getting away at all.
There’s more to Music City than a flashy row of boot shops and honkytonks.
Winding Walks of Sayler Park will eventually contain about 70 homes, built in four phases.
The 91-acre property has 17 acres of grapes and ships in others to be fermented and bottled on-site.
“When you get older you don’t care what people think. You just do what you want and to hell with them. Being old doesn’t have to be the end.”
It’s a jungle out there—and if you choose wisely, you can bring an animal kingdom home, too.
Hugh Dodman, enigmatic king of the secondary market.
The real story of Cincinnati’s 1898 fireworks. Neither WEBN nor anyone else has ever matched it since.
This Tri-State Warbird Museum piece–a restored Curtiss P-40—is truly a rare bird, one that saw action in the South Pacific as an RAF flyer.
Northside Distilling occupies an impossibly small converted horse barn behind Fred Koch’s now-phantom greenhouses on Springlawn Ave.
Cristian Pietoso steers his newer restaurants, but Via Vite still sets the standard.
No dairy, no meat, just a giant bowl of beautiful vegetables.
Gourmet is such an off-putting word, especially when used in conjunction with take-away. It smacks of the expensive and the pretentious. Fortunately, Take Home Tano is neither.
It’s set to open in early March on Colerain Avenue.
When Demetrios IV closed at the corner of Murray and Plainville, neighbors mourned the loss of the longtime Greek diner. But if the steady stream of takeout traffic on a recent Wednesday is any indication, Green Papaya has been embraced by Mariemont residents.
The evolution of the Newport coffee shop continues as it expands into an adjacent storefront on historic Monmouth Street, doubling its previous size.