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Elephant Walk Injera and Curry House (Review)

New Clifton Heights restaurant serves up Ethiopian and Indian dishes in one location

· Sep 17, 2014 01:57 pm

One of the newest additions to U Square @ the Loop, the multi-use shopping/dining/housing/parking development, is Elephant Walk Injera and Curry House. ...

Your 2014 MidPoint Adventure Awaits

· Sep 10, 2014 03:32 pm

If you’re a music lover, there’s no better way to celebrate the first weekend of fall than with MPMF. ...

Historic Crossroads

A major highway project and powerful development interests look to reshape three long-neglected uptown neighborhoods

· Sep 17, 2014 08:17 am

Recent discussions about an ongoing $100 million highway project at the intersection of Avondale, Corryville and Walnut Hills have raised questions about ways development might help address the neighborhoods' recent struggles — and whether it will at all.
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The Cool Issue 2014

· Sep 17, 2014 09:02 am

John Hughes’ Breakfast Club Brat Pack had it all: a brain, a jock, an artist, a princess and a bad boy. And since we can’t ask fictional characters what motivates them to put pants on to leave the house once it drops below 60 degrees, we found our own Cincinnati Brat Pack.
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This Woman’s Worth

· Sep 16, 2014 03:02 pm

The mounting evidence of the NFL’s epidemic scourge of employing women and children batterers as highly paid professional football players has been a perfect storm resulting in my decision to boycott professional football. ...

Unwanted Free Music Infuriates

U2 earns hatred with gift LP, R.I.P. song fade outs and the NFL screws up again

· Sep 17, 2014 10:18 am

U2's free album deemed worse thing to ever happen to music and computers, Slate examines the fading out of song "fade outs" and the Tennessee Titans get fans pumped up with an incredibly inappropriate pre-game playlist selection.
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Son of a Gun

· Sep 17, 2014 01:12 pm

Last week’s Sons of Anarchy (10 p.m. Tuesdays, FX) final season premiere broke network records with more than 9 million viewers tuning in to the first broadcast. And it makes sense — Sons does have its draws. ...

Caged Heat

Born Cages successfully integrate Rock and Electronica in a band short on history and long on ambition

· Sep 17, 2014 02:21 pm

The question that’s on a lot of minds — particularly that of Born Cages guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Vlad Holiday — is, “Why can’t Rock and Electronica co-exist in a single entity?”
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Walk the Moon Gears Up for New Album Release

Plus, local happenings

· Sep 17, 2014 02:28 pm

The reigning Cincinnati Entertainment Award winner of Artist of the Year honors, Alt Pop quartet Walk the Moon, is finally set to release its second album for RCA Records. ...

 
 

MidPoint Music Festival Critic's Picks: Saturday

· Sep 23, 2014 12:52 pm

MidPoint Music Festival 2014 kicks off this Thursday and we've been showcasing some of the Critic's Picks from our official MidPoint guide (which will be available throughout the fest). While most of attendees are likely very familiar with some of the bigger headlining acts, these suggestions...

Morning News and Stuff

Statewide Dems rally in Cincy; High-speed rail from Cincy to Chicago? Maybe someday; Ohio could make tons of money from weed

· Sep 23, 2014 09:34 am

Hello Cincy. I’m back with the news this morning for what will sadly be the last time this week. Texas beckons for a few days, and I must heed its hot, sweaty, libertarian call. I’ll be back this time next week, however, to talk about the news and make the cheesy, topical jokes even your one...

MidPoint Music Festival Critic's Picks: Friday

· Sep 23, 2014 08:16 am

In honor of this week's MidPoint Music Festival we're showcasing some of the Critic's Picks from our official MidPoint guide (the print version of which will be available throughout the fest). While most attendees are likely very familiar with some of the bigger headlining acts, these options...

MidPoint Music Festival Critic's Picks: Thursday

· Sep 22, 2014 12:53 pm

It's MidPoint Music Festival week! If you need some guidance as you create your MPMF itinerary (which you can build and keep track of through the live.mpmf.com app),  we'll be showcasing some of the Critic's Picks from our official MidPoint guide (which will be available throughout the...

MidPoint Favorites The Ridges Return to MPMF ’14

Ohio Chamber Folk ensemble makes promo video in support of Memorial Hall performance

· Sep 22, 2014 10:18 am

Over the past few years, Athens, Ohio’s Indie Folk troupe The Ridges have become a regular presence at Cincinnati area clubs, building up a nice local following. They’ve also become fairly regular participants in the MidPoint Music Festival (which returns starting this Thursday to the clubs...

Morning News and Stuff

Grand jury convenes in Crawford shooting; One in 200 Cincinnatians bikes to work; 500 Canadian Batmen

· Sep 22, 2014 09:57 am

Morning news, y'all! A grand jury is convening right now, as I type, to decide whether to indict Beavercreek Police Officer Sean Williams in the death of John Crawford III. Williams shot Crawford, 22, while responding to a 911 call reporting a gunman at a Beavercreek Walmart. Crawford, however,...

Morning News and Stuff

Cranley's State of the City address hits and misses; 3CDC ramping up; House votes to audit the Federal Reserve

· Sep 19, 2014 10:18 am

Hello all. I'm gearing up to push a beer barrel around Fountain Square at this year's Oktoberfest kick off as part of Team City Beat, so I'll be brief in this end-of-week news rundown.Mayor John Cranley last night delivered his first State of the City address. In it, he called 2014 a banner year...

WATCH: The Yugos Perform “Follow You”

Before opening MidPoint Friday next week, local Indie rockers reveal a live video of their recent single

· Sep 19, 2014 09:13 am

On their most recent tour, excellent Northern Kentucky Indie Rock band The Yugos stopped by Toledo, Ohio’s SixtyTen Recording Studio to record its latest single, “Follow You,” as part of the facility’s “SixtyTen Sessions” video series.The studio version of the single, released earlier...

 

Historic Crossroads

A major highway project and powerful development interests look to reshape three long-neglected uptown neighborhoods

· Sep 17, 2014 08:17 am

Recent discussions about an ongoing $100 million highway project at the intersection of Avondale, Corryville and Walnut Hills have raised questions about ways development might help address the neighborhoods' recent struggles — and whether it will at all.
...

This Woman’s Worth

· Sep 16, 2014 03:02 pm

The mounting evidence of the NFL’s epidemic scourge of employing women and children batterers as highly paid professional football players has been a perfect storm resulting in my decision to boycott professional football. ...

When Photography Was New

· Sep 10, 2014 10:46 am

The buildings in these photographs seem outside of time, existing in a private universe where shadows exist only to point up architectural features. ...

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club (Critic's Pick)

The play’s afoot: Sherlock is still kicking at the Playhouse

· Sep 15, 2014 08:48 am

I believe Hatcher’s script and the Playhouse’s production will satisfy fans of Holmes, but a much broader audience will appreciate the show’s theatrical production. ...

Caged Heat

Born Cages successfully integrate Rock and Electronica in a band short on history and long on ambition

· Sep 17, 2014 02:21 pm

The question that’s on a lot of minds — particularly that of Born Cages guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Vlad Holiday — is, “Why can’t Rock and Electronica co-exist in a single entity?”
...

Son of a Gun

· Sep 17, 2014 01:12 pm

Last week’s Sons of Anarchy (10 p.m. Tuesdays, FX) final season premiere broke network records with more than 9 million viewers tuning in to the first broadcast. And it makes sense — Sons does have its draws. ...



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