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A Year of Queer

Reflecting on how far we’ve come and what progress still needs to be made for the LGBTQ+ community

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
When it comes to the LGBTQ+ community, this past year has been just as controversial as this issue’s theme — “A Year of Queer” — might seem.  

Leelah’s Legacy

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
It has been almost six months since the tragic death of Leelah Alcorn, the transgender 17-year-old who attained international attention for her death and accompanying suicide note on her Tumblr page.  

Is it OK to Say 'Queer'?

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
“Queer” means different things to different people, making it difficult to clearly define. It is not necessarily codified within the LGBTQ community — or within mainstream society for that matter — but it is evolving, as language does.   

Ohio, Surrounding States Await Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Cincinnati is at the center of what may be the defining moment for same-sex marriage in America. Before the end of the month, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on Obergefell vs. Hodges, a series of cases involving same-sex couples in Ohio and three other states.   

Pride Week Calendar

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Cincinnati Pride Week events continue through Sunday.
  

Hit the Road

Day-trip worthy destinations for unconventional arts, outdoor adventure and lots of bourbon

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The very name of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, the 14,378-acre nature preserve just 20 miles south of Louisville on Interstate 65, indicates it is far more than just a park or nature center.
  

Crustaceans Collide

Learn to make your own quintessential summer seafood boil (or find one to eat minus the cook-time)

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
As a native New Yorker, many of my childhood years were spent seaside — countless summers along the Long Island Sound, eyeing the sand for crabs and learning the proper way to eat every type of clam imaginable.  

Sonic Summer

Cincinnati's summer music festival game continues to get stronger with every passing year

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
If it’s summertime in Greater Cincinnati and you’re a fan of music, chances are there is a music festival nearby to fit your tastes.  

Hot 100 Days Calendar

One hundred days of farmers markets, bike rides, festivals, outdoor concerts, biergartens, live theater, summer blockbusters, air-conditioned experiences and more to keep the boreds away all summer long *

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
*Obviously this is not a comprehensive list and there are in fact many more things to do in Cincinnati this summer.  

America's Pastime

The 86th annual MLB All-Star game descends on Cincinnati in July

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
One of the most memorable plays in Major League Baseball All-Star Game history occurred in Cincinnati in 1970, when West Side hero Pete Rose pummeled American League catcher Ray Fosse to score  

Green Issue

0 Comments · Thursday, April 16, 2015
This year’s Green Issue focuses on sustainability. With headlines consistently popping up detailing climate change, pollution and energy crises, we should all be "going green," but beyond that we should also be thinking about going sustainable —  whether that's following the 10 simple “green” steps Green Umbrella suggests for your life and home, or taking it a bit further, like the residents of the Earnshaw Ecohouse, who want to be entirely sustainable by 2017.  

Under the Green Umbrella

The regional eco alliance wants to make Greater Cincinnati one of the most sustainable U.S. cities by 2020

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Green Umbrella, the region’s environmental sustainability alliance, wants to unite as many businesses, nonprofits, local governments and universities as possible in a coordinated effort to help improve the quality of life and the environment in Greater Cincinnati.   

Species Superheroes

The Cincinnati Zoo’s endangered wildlife team saves plants and animals with science

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The humble beginnings of the Cincinnati Zoo’s Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife team, or CREW, go back to a little lab in a closet within the zoo’s elephant house in 1981.   

Intentional Living

The Earnshaw Ecohouse offers residents an ecologically conscious lifestyle and visitors a model of sustainability

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
At the Earnshaw Ecohouse in Mount Auburn, a small community of individuals are working to go off-grid and become a fully sustainable residence within the next two years.   

Milkweed to Monarchs

Cincinnati Nature Center’s plant-your-own milkweed initiative aims to help save the Monarch butterfly

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The plight of the Monarch butterfly will take a positive turn following the launch of the Cincinnati Nature Center’s large-scale “Milkweed to Monarchs” project.