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Working 9 to 5

Reflecting on the merits of celebrating the survival of the workday with cheap drinks in cool spots

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
I’d always scoffed at the notion of a “happy hour” at a bar. Then I got a big-girl job, working 9 to 5. love my job, but sometimes it is stressful and hard and I just want to sit in a neighborhood bar with my good friend Jack Daniel’s. And so I became initiated into the “happy hour” society.
  

Bar-Crawl Bingo

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Bar-Crawl Bingo is a game of chance, but instead of sitting in a Bingo hall while someone calls out random letter and number combinations, you take your Bar-Crawl Bingo card with you as you travel from bar to bar, observing and marking off occurrences as you go.   

Edible Outdoors Forest Forage

Native plant specialist Abby Artemisia leads weekly walks to help identify edible and non-edible plants

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 Join Carriage House Farm’s Native Plant Specialist Abby Artemisia for her weekly “Friday Frolic in the Forest” in LaBoiteaux Woods in Northside for a taste of a combination of culinary wonderland and Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet.
  

Outside Recess

Leave No Child Inside combats childhood obesity, A.D.D. and depression with exposure to the great outdoors

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Leave No Child Inside has initiated some extremely successful projects during its seven years in existence. Its leaders recently coordinated with Cincinnati Public Schools’ “5th Quarter” system, which supports community organized summer learning.   

More Than a Green Thumb

Buying local produce and growing your own benefits you, your wallet and the environment

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The phrase “Reduce, reuse, recycle” is an environmental mantra that has been drilled into us, but as much as managing our output has a positive impact on waste production, natural resources and our wallets, so does managing our input.
  

Guide to Going Green

Upcoming classes, markets and events for a natural-leaning lifestyle

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Check out our green listings and pick a few ways to spend this spring exploring ways to improve yourself and the world around you.
  

Holiday Issue 2012

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
When we enter the grown-up world, there are quite a few aspects of life that lose a great bit of childlike mystique: visits to the dentist, overalls, Hostess products and, perhaps most glaringly, the holiday season.   

'Tis the Season

Holiday theater for the nice and naughty

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
How does that upbeat holiday tune go? “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”? If you’re a theater fan and a devotee of holiday cheer, that’s the song you’re humming.
  

An Artisan Affair

Local gourmet pantry and party shop offers convenient ways to wow guests or hosts

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Take your fanciest tray or cutting board out of the cupboard where it lurks 360 days a year, and put it in your car. Drive to Dutch’s Larder. Seriously, this is the wow-factor your party always wanted.   

Give and Get Back

Tailor your generosity this holiday season by considering what matters most to you

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The holiday season is known as a time to celebrate, but, more importantly, it’s a time to give. It’s easy to translate your personal interests into the volunteer world.  

The Ghosts of Movies Past

An all-start list of seasonal films

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Bourbon-laced eggnog is optional but highly recommended when viewing the following list, which features a healthy dose of dark comedy and familial messiness.  

A Wintry Mix

2012 holiday listings

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Performance art, family-friendly events, music and more yuletide celebrations to make your season bright.
  

Enter the House of Doom

Local website anchors dialogue on artistic expression in local haunt community

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Randy Schadel isn’t nearly as spooky in person as one might imagine. He’s jolly, gregarious and gets a big smile on his face when talking haunted houses.   

Step Inside The Horror Movie

Reality and fantasy collide at Waynesville's ScareDown

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
An acquaintance of mine despises haunts. She considers Halloween itself to be ugly and horror entertainment in general to be a symptom of first-world mental illness. If she knew the details of Waynesville’s new haunt ScareDown, she’d probably have additional objections.  

45 Halloween Happenings

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Fancy an undead masquerade? How about a pumpkin patch tour with the kids? A zombie-infested 5K? From tame to terrifying, we've assembled plenty of Halloween happenings.