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Cover Story: Why We Smoke

Loving it to death, despite knowing better

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Smoking cigarettes feels good. But no one is supposed to say so. We know a lot about the science of smoking and the habits of smokers. Tobacco might be the most thoroughly studied plant in the wor  

Cover Story: Move Along

Enforcement of Ohio's smoking ban could begin by the end of April ... or not

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Snitching is still officially encouraged by new Ohio smoking laws scheduled to take effect at the end of the month, but anonymous snitching by itself won't be grounds for a fine. That's just on  

Cover Story: Smoking Hot

The cultural icons who made us want to light up

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Individuals are usually eager to talk about the positive influences on their lives, about the heroes who made them the great people they are or aspire to be. "I picked up a guitar after I saw Jim  

Cover Story: Right Here, Right NOW

MusicNOW festival founder/curator Bryce Dessner explains why Cincinnati is — and always will be — the right place

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Be honest. When you see the words "Chamber Music" on this page, do you quickly shuffle to another section, the newspaper equivalent of grabbing the remote to flip away from the PBS Classical   

Cover Story: Best of Cincinnati 2007

Music to Our Ears

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 28, 2007
When you get around to your 11th annual Best of Cincinnati® issue, you start wondering how many new ideas remain. Have we already said everything there is to be said about life in Greater Cin  

Cover Story: Orchestrating the Eruption

Adam Rosing and Cinypunk Fest Strive To Highlight Cincinnati's Dynamic Musical Community

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Try to pick him out of a crowd. Just try. It's a more difficult task than it might seem. He's an enigma. A wallflower. If you've frequented local music shows and feel decently integrated wit  

Cover Story: Prevent Defense

Uncovered stadium document reopens old arguments and bad feelings about the Bengals' lease deal with Hamilton County

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Click here for PDF of this story. What if everything you were told about an important public issue -- one that will affect Hamilton County taxpayers for decades -- was wrong? When the Cincinnati  

Cover Story: Blowing off the Dust

Local artist Luensman plans many surprises as he takes over the entire Cincinnati Art Museum

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 7, 2007
The Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM) turned 125 last year. The revered institution held parties to celebrate its history and received attention and kudos for, well, lasting so long. Now, though, at   

Cover Story: Studio 54, Where Are You?

Cincinnati searches for its next downtown scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007
As a steadily increasing number of party-seekers are foregoing their old haunts in Over-the-Rhine in lieu of greener, admittedly safer-feeling pastures, there's a rumble downtown. Following the  

Cover Story: Raving On

Underground Electronic music is alive and well in Northside

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007
When sent on assignment to check out a rave, I wasn't sure there would even be three people in the club. I had been under the impression that raves or "parties" were totally dead. Sparkly and   

Cover Story: Do You Feel Lucky, Punk?

Local casinos, before or after the cards fall

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Casinos and drinking go together like sex and cigarettes. They're all vices, but one is particularly fun after the other. It is with that in mind that this year's Swizzle sets out to cover, bey  

Cover Story: Where Do You Go for the After Party?

Restaurants for sobering up or winding down

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007
If you've ever worked as a waiter or bartender, you know that the hours are long, the tips aren't necessarily dependable and when you get off there are very few places open that want to serve yo  

Cover Story: Fuming Over the Smoking Ban

Local hookah joints and cigar bars fight to light-up

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007
The smoking ban is especially troublesome to local hangouts that specialize in smoking ambiance. While some restaurants attract clientele solely on food and ambiance, Andy's Mediterranean Grill a  

Cover Story: Welcome to The Soapbox District?

Entrepreneurs preach a new vision for West Fourth Street

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Cover Story: The Light Dims

After almost 130 years, The Cincinnati Post faces its final months

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Click here for The Post's full operations timeline. Barring a last-minute reprieve, a major Cincinnati institution with a long, storied history will shut down its operations later this year, the