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Cover Story: Young and Gay in Cincinnati

Piecing together a new identity

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Being gay in Cincinnati is easy. Nearly four years ago, a virtually unprecedented coalition consisting of the mayor, Cincinnati's Catholic archbishop, area civil rights leaders and the CEOs of  

Cover Story: GLBT Community Directory

Get involved and make a difference

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Health Services Alcoholics Anonymous www.aacincinnati.org, 513-351-0422 Gay and lesbian AA meetings offer peer support for alcoholics. AIDS Volunteers of Northern Kentucky www.avnk.com, 513-  

Cover Story: Then And Now

How today's political climate mirrors 1968 ... and how it doesn't

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
His hair is white, and he steadies his step with a cane as he takes a seat on a sofa in the living room of his home in Clifton. He turned 87 in March. He reaches back in time to that turbulent ye  

Cover Story: Hot Issue: On the Edge

The scoop on this week's Fringe Festival shows

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Quick Link: Rick Pender's Fringe Overview Quick Link: Visual Fringe Preview Quick Link: Film Fringe Preview For the fifth year, the Cincy Fringe Festival is offering two weeks of edgy theate  

Cover Story: Getting Sauced

A survivor's tale of hot sauce sampling

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
If you've ever signed up for an account on the social networking site Facebook, you might be aware of the "Relationship Status" area. It's where you can list yourself as "Single," "In a rel  

Cover Story: Everybody's a Star

Everybody's Records has outlasted corporate retail competition for 30 years

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
In 1978, Marilyn Kirby was a suburban Dayton housewife with two kids, a shaky marriage and the need for occasional interaction with the adult world. To this end, she clocked part-time hours at her  

Cover Story: Hot 100 Days

The only events calendar you'll need this summer

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Wednesday, May 28 The CINCY FRINGE FESTIVAL performances kick off tonight. Continuing the fest's mission of challenging our perceptions of performing and visual arts, artists from here and e  

Cover Story: All They Want to Do Is Have Some Fun

National City Pavilion a welcome addition to local concert scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Sheryl Crow's comment that she was happy to "pop the cherry" on the new National City Pavilion at Riverbend was appropos for two reasons. The audience for her May 25 concert was filled with g  

Cover Story: Working in Hell

A small shop in Northside turns out unique metalwork in an often sweltering atmosphere

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
The guys at City Iron are embarrassed that it's such a nice day when a reporter and photographer show up to talk about how freakin' hot it gets there during the summer. The thermometer reads 67  

Cover Story: Just 'Cuz She Dances Go-Go...

Considering strippers and strip clubs

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
It's not that I love strippers. I mean, I don't even know any well enough to quantify how I feel about them. But I actually think they're pretty fun in a no-holds-barred, I'm-taking-my-cloth  

Cover Story: Hot Supersize Picks

Staff Picks

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Hot Opening: Oceanaire Seafood Room Downtown dining continues to evolve with the grand opening of the Oceanaire Seafood Room June 2 at the corner of Sixth and Walnut streets. The restauran  

Cover Story: Long Gone and Back Again

After a 27-year hiatus, the area's best 'worst' band reunites

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
It's been 30 years since Mole's Records owner Jess Hirbe and producer Daryl "Doc" Kalmus unleashed the primal Garageabilly sounds of The Customs on an unsuspecting Cincinnati populace through   

Cover Story: Books Revel in Cincinnati History

Arcadia Publishing churns out popular titles on local culture and neighborhoods

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Oddly, the best publisher of books about Cincinnati has its main business office in suburban Charleston, S.C., and its chief "local" editor in Chicago. But this isn't the only unusual thing abo  

Cover Story: A Key Spot for Summer

Covington bar and grill keeps local ownership group's winning streak alive

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
When you close your eyes and envision a "bar and grill," odds are you imagine a menu that pairs everything with ketchup, a place where all the food tastes exactly the same. You might expect the   

Cover Story: To Catch a Thief

Getting inside the criminal mind

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
My old apartment on Liberty Hill was a wreck when I returned home. Of course, I was a bachelor then and it always was wrecked, so at first I didn't notice that anything was out of sorts. Where d