Summer at the movies can play out like a
coin toss. Heads means a furnace-blast of heat from the blockbusters
that dominate the multiplexes. With tails, you get the sensual embrace
of the cool, hidden treasures stashed away in the art houses. Here’s a
sample of the potential blockbuster and indie winners.
From shallow water pools built during the
Great Depression to modern water parks, the Cincinnati Recreation
Commission offers up convenient swimming locations in almost every
neighborhood for the public to cool down, relax and dive in.
This year, CityBeat’s annual
“Drinking Issue” goes where no drinking issue has gone before: ’til
morning. Spanning the hours from happy hour to hangover, this handy
guide takes you from after-work cocktails and nighttime bar-crawls to
late-night munchies and mid-morning brunch remedies.
Humans have been producing ethanol and
getting drunk on it since the Neolithic period, making brewing booze one
of mankind’s oldest pastimes (besides sex). But how does alcohol work?
And why do we get drunk … and like it?
We can't list 'em all, but here's a preliminary amalgamation of some of the city's best libation locations — in the best drinking neighborhoods — to carry you from happy hour drinks to late-night munchies.
Regardless of whether or not you have
a hangover (or you just start your Sunday morning drinkin’ real early)
you can experience the best of both brunch worlds — i.e. alcohol and
edibles — at these distinctive local eateries.