Forego the stress of big cities, busy
streets and cramped hotel rooms. Tiny destinations a quick road trip
away offer quirky attractions, unique adventures and eclectic eats while
maintaining cozy, close-knit atmospheres.
You can see some new art museum
additions in this region — and witness the lift they are providing their
institutions and communities — if you’re willing to take short drives
to Columbus and Louisville.
It’s half past seven on a Thursday morning, and
while most of us are still putzing with the coffee maker to get a jump
on the day, Cincinnati attorney Al Gerhardstein is just finishing his
morning bicycle ride to work.
Big roads. Big hills. Fast traffic and nary a bike lane. Some
cyclists, including yours truly, find riding Cincinnati’s West Side
daunting. But there was plenty to enjoy on two wheels between Riverside
and Mount Airy on a recent sunny Saturday.
around Earth Day, we take a second to evaluate our impact and ask a
couple of questions like, “What’s my carbon footprint and how can I
reduce it?” “Should I be biking more?” and “Why isn’t my compost
the region’s environmental sustainability alliance, is working with
businesses, universities, individuals and local governments to
make Greater Cincinnati one of the most sustainable U.S. cities by