Back in early 2011, there was a guy making
pulled-pork barbecue sandwiches on Fountain Square in the worst weather
ever. During the coldest, wettest spring in memory, followed by the
hottest, driest, most unbearable summer, this curly-haired,
fair-skinned, fully sunburned guy stood over a blazing flattop grill,
heating up scoops of hickory-smoked pork shoulder, cutting up the big
chunks with a pizza slicing wheel.
Whether you’re interested in checking
out the breweries, sampling their eclectic beers or filling up your
growler and heading for home, these local breweries promise to make the
future of Cincinnati brewing just as respected as its storied past.
The Serpent’s great debate continues as
it challenges a colorful group of experts that include archeologists,
geologists, anthropologists, astrologists, paleontologists, fringe
scientists, and “archaeoastronomists.” And the quest to answer the Serpent Mound
mystery has sparked a present day stand-off between Native Americans
and “New Agers.”
While co-working sites are the newest
trend for freelance office-goers looking for cubicle-free workspaces
with shareable materials, it’s
nothing new for the visual artist. Community has connected with art
since the coliseum was erected in Ancient Rome for public events, or
since the term “community art” was birthed in the 1960s to mirror the
era’s social change.
Ironically, Welsh is now part of a rich
Reds broadcasting tradition that includes his dad’s favorite announcer,
Waite Hoyt — yet another surreal turn in a baseball career that
continues to defy expectations.
We rummaged high and low to bring you all the information we could squeeze
onto six pages. Inside, you’ll find the results of our investigations.
Hopefully you’ll learn a thing or two, or at the very least come away
with a greater appreciation for the movie Airborne.
Instead of bake sales or car washes,
the close-knit community of Delhi has developed its own unique,
colorful brand of philanthropy, arisen from what was originally just
an informal weekly Sunday pick-up softball game among bar buddies.
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