Seeing Lil Bub in person is just as
magical as you’d expect. The Internet sensation, referred to online as a
“perma-kitten” due to her cartoonlike baby cat appearance, is as
unusual and hypnotically adorable as she appears on her daily Facebook
photos that reel in an average of 10,000 likes each.
Two 23-year-olds growing plants in an
Over-the-Rhine basement sounds like the beginnings of a Seth Rogen
blockbuster, but housed in a six-story Apex warehouse on McMicken Avenue
is the newest contribution to Cincinnati’s sustainable agriculture
Most anti-streetcar talking points are
perpetuated without proper context, but they’ve still been effective in
rallying a libertarian-style argument against government spending,
despite the potential benefits.
On a recent Saturday, Chef Ryan Santos of Please, a mobile dining pop-up, uses pages from old copies of CityBeat
to light a fire. Santos moves quietly and
efficiently between trays of colorful but gnarled carrots, turning them
gently over the brick-lined grates as the afternoon warms.
By building lasting relationships with
producers, local coffee roasters are able to secure a high quality
product straight from the source, which helps both sides avoid the
economic problems that come with global distribution.
has obtained letters and emails from two prisoners and their families
confirming fights, lockdowns and unsanitary conditions at the Lake Erie
prison in northeastern Ohio, which became the first state prison to be
sold to a private company.
My first tip: Don’t think you can outwit
the Fringe. I like to say that the festival is best described as theater
roulette. Give the cylinder a whirl, pull the trigger and see what
comes at you. Sometimes it might be what you expect, but more often than
not you’ll be surprised.
A surprising thing happens when you carve out
some time in your schedule to travel by bike, even if you’re not an
expert — it’s a lot less complicated than it seems, and it’s likely to
be a lot more fun than you expect.
With a collective interest in
making people travel faster and farther with less effort, the public
praised, poked and prodded the two-wheeled (sometimes three- and
four-wheeled) machine at each level of its improvement.
Recreational bicycling groups are popping up around the city. And if
you’re apprehensive about bike riding again as an adult — either for
safety reasons, lack of city riding experience, fear of cars or you just
don’t know where to go — roll up to an organized ride.
Progressives often argue that society has made great strides, but looking at the budget proposal passed by the
Republican-controlled Ohio House, there
seems to be a strong reluctance by conservatives in power to accept the
scientific and social progress made in the past few decades.
We decided to look into Ohio and Northern Kentucky laws to see if there
was anything else totally absurd (possibly sexist) left in writing in
the Ohio Revised Code/Cincinnati Municipal Code/other codes. And there was nothing too bizarre, but
some of the laws’ requirements and wording are hilarious, incredibly
obvious and/or idiotic.