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Local Color

2016 Cincy Fringe offers sure signs of hometown creativity

· May 25, 2016 09:27 am

The 2016 Cincinnati Fringe Festival (No. 13, in case you’re counting) will bring a big splash of local color. Nearly two-thirds of the shows chosen (31 of 50) for this year’s two-week celebration of all-things weird have local roots.
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Starting Early

After some deal-making, CPS and Preschool Promise will ask voters to fund universal preschool

· May 25, 2016 10:39 am

If voters approve, the Queen City could be the first to try an ambitious effort to alleviate some of the earliest obstacles that poverty creates and lift up the next generation. ...

Worst Week Ever! May 25-31

· May 25, 2016 10:30 am

Oklahoma politicians make national news for reasons you would have guessed; Ohio continues to wish there was some sort of way to figure out how to legalize weed; Ohio police appear not to get why people want them to wear body cams and more.
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Krystal, Clear

Cincinnati’s Krystal Peterson traded the fast track for real life and her new band and album

· May 25, 2016 08:48 am

Krystal Peterson’s story has all the elements of a compelling movie — success at an early age, a fall from that lofty pedestal, the realization of a true path, the struggle to actualize that path and a satisfying resolution. ...

Area Festivals Provide Holiday Weekend Soundtrack

· May 25, 2016 08:51 am

Over the Rhine presents its latest project, the Nowhere Else Festival, on the duo's farmland more than 50 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Plus, this weekend's Restore the Store concerts at Southgate House Revival are the biggest musically driven Rabbit Hash benefits yet.
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Poetic Justice

Meet Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati’s first poet laureate

· May 25, 2016 11:30 am

On the ides of April, despite a forgivingly warm day, it seemed that the entirety of Cincinnati’s poetry scene cloistered itself in the Mercantile Library to witness the inauguration of poet laureate Pauletta Hansel. ...

Cappies Provide Recognition and Appreciation

· May 25, 2016 11:33 am

Their annual gala will be the evening of May 27 at the Aronoff Center. This is a great program for high school kids involved in the arts — I thought it was worth writing more about the program and its annual culminating event. ...

‘Future Science’: The Stupidest Version of Smart

· May 25, 2016 11:42 am

Ask the comedians behind Future Science what their sketch comedy show is like, and they will each answer along the lines of “structured chaos.” ...

Summer TV Preview

· May 25, 2016 11:48 am

Get ready for some serious show-binging this summer — new and returning series include Outcast, O.J.: Made in America, Ride with Norman Reedus, Mr. Robot and many others.
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Community in the Kitchen

The Hatchery incubator kitchen offers cooking space and resources for budding foodpreneurs

· May 25, 2016 11:15 am

The food pantry’s 1,000-square-foot kitchen is a bit smaller than the 7,000-square-foot Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen in Covington, but, as owner Rachel DesRochers puts it, it’s much less intimidating, and a better size for those just starting out. ...

Summertime-Favorite Brews

· May 25, 2016 11:19 am

Memorial Day marks the return of the summer season (it’s when pools open!), and local breweries have re-released some of their summertime favorites. ...

 
 

Your Weekend To-Do List

Furry Friends Festival for pups and people; this month's O.F.F. Market; Taste of Cincinnati and more

· May 27, 2016 09:45 am

FRIDAYEVENT: FURRY FRIENDS FESTIVAL The Furry Friends Festival is a dog-gone good time for pups and their people at Washington Park. Pet-friendly vendors will coalesce on the green, offering everything from dog food and accessories to toys and photography services. Share a plate of Eli’s...

Dennison Vote Delayed

Representatives for Joseph family make their argument for tearing down the historic building, but no decision reached yet

· May 26, 2016 04:21 pm

After a nearly four-hour meeting, Cincinnati's Historic Conservation Board adjourned this afternoon without voting on Columbia REI, LLC's application to tear down the historic Dennison building downtown at 716-718 Main St.That application has caused controversy. Columbia, owned by the powerful...

Effort to Preserve 300 Units of OTR Affordable Housing Unveiled

Cranley budget proposal calls for $2 million in OTR to foster mixed-income developments

· May 26, 2016 11:46 am

Over-the-Rhine will get 300 improved units of affordable housing, many as part of mixed-income developments, if $2 million in funding in Mayor John Cranley’s budget proposal is approved. Another $2 million would be dedicated to affordable housing elsewhere in the city if the plan goes...

What to Eat and Drink at Taste of Cincinnati

Gorge yourself all weekend — everybody's doing it!

· May 26, 2016 11:42 am

Practice your plate-balancing and Porta-Potty hovering skills: It’s Taste of Cincinnati weekend.As the nation’s longest-running culinary arts festival, Taste of Cincinnati ain’t always fancy, but it certainly is fun. More than 500,000 people will descend on downtown over this coming...

Morning News and Stuff

Off-duty CPD officer fatally shoots robbery suspect; Cranley wants to restore human services funding; medical marijuana bill heads to Kasich's desk

· May 26, 2016 09:40 am

Good morning, Cincy! A lot is happening around the city so let's get straight to the headlines. • An off-duty Cincinnati police officer fatally shot a man suspected of robbing a Madisonville bank yesterday afternoon. CPD Chief Eliot Isaac confirmed that the still-unnamed CPD officer fired...

Contemporary Arts Center Announces 2016-17 Season

· May 25, 2016 12:13 pm

The Contemporary Arts Center announced its 2016-17 exhibition season last evening during a special presentation to its Board of Trustees and media. At the same time, it also previewed several performances scheduled for that same season. (There may still be another art exhibition added.) The...

Morning News and Stuff

Streetcar start date set; will Avondale get a real grocery store?; Kasich still won't support Trump

· May 25, 2016 08:30 am

Good morning all. Here’s what’s going on in the world today. The city of Cincinnati has officially announced an opening date for the city’s streetcar. The transit project running through Over-the-Rhine and downtown will take its first passengers Sept. 9, beginning with an opening ceremony...

Morning News and Stuff

Judge divvies up DuBose settlement; council members request MSD audit; Clinton beating Trump in Ohio polls

· May 24, 2016 08:55 am

Good morning all. Lots to talk about today so let’s get to it!The 13 children of Samuel DuBose will each receive more than $200,000 as part of a settlement between the family and the University of Cincinnati, a Hamilton County judge ruled yesterday. DuBose was shot and killed by UC police...

 

Starting Early

After some deal-making, CPS and Preschool Promise will ask voters to fund universal preschool

· May 25, 2016 10:39 am

If voters approve, the Queen City could be the first to try an ambitious effort to alleviate some of the earliest obstacles that poverty creates and lift up the next generation. ...

Oh, Donald: We Hardly Knew Ye

· Mar 30, 2016 09:55 am

I have been intently listening to and reading the invisible ink between the lines of Trump’s utterances, and we have not given him nearly enough credit. ...

Area Festivals Provide Holiday Weekend Soundtrack

· May 25, 2016 08:51 am

Over the Rhine presents its latest project, the Nowhere Else Festival, on the duo's farmland more than 50 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Plus, this weekend's Restore the Store concerts at Southgate House Revival are the biggest musically driven Rabbit Hash benefits yet.
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Made with Chutzpah

Small-batch bakery Lil’s Bagels brings New York-style bagels to the Queen City

· May 18, 2016 10:44 am

Now, people in Covington and Cincinnati can have their big-city weekend bagel fix. Currently, Lil’s sells bagel flavors like everything, onion, salt, chocolate chip, cinnamon raisin, plain and garlic. ...

Cappies Provide Recognition and Appreciation

· May 25, 2016 11:33 am

Their annual gala will be the evening of May 27 at the Aronoff Center. This is a great program for high school kids involved in the arts — I thought it was worth writing more about the program and its annual culminating event. ...

Loving the Familiar in ‘The Lobster’

· May 25, 2016 11:45 am

Early on in Yorgos Lanthimos’ new release, The Lobster,  David (Colin Farrell) finds himself stranded when his wife leaves him for someone else. This break in the pairing doesn’t bode well for David.
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