Just ask any roller coaster rider who’s
logged their fair share of hours at Kings Island, and they’ll have a
memorable tale or two of The Beast to share — and after 35 years and
48,882,975 rides, it’s easy to see why.
Larry Thomas, a longtime local film buff
and lover of great old movie theaters, speaks for many Cincinnatians
when he says, “I try at least once a week to consciously think to curse
the names of all those who had a hand in murdering the Albee. What a
The festival scene has long been a fabric
of summer in Greater Cincinnati, with church and neighborhood festivals
going down every weekend across the region. But during the past decade,
almost as many music festivals have popped into the area as well.
Get out the grill and put on your swimsuit — summer is here! Celebrate the heat with our annual Summer Guide. Learn how to grill steak with Jimmy Gibson, celebrate 35 years of The Beast roller coaster, check out all the cool area summer music festivals, learn how many ingredients are in a veggie dog — and how many church festivals there are — plus more.
Saying that the University of Cincinnati’s Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer Center began in a closet sounds like the beginning to a bad joke. But the fact that the center, along with the university’s LGBTQ community, has flourished and grown exponentially since coming out of the closet isn’t just some ironic punch line.
This Pride Week, as citizens of Cincinnati
wave their rainbow flags up high, we show support not only for the
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community but for our city as a
whole and its progress toward acceptance of all individuals. For years,
Over-the-Rhine club Below Zero Lounge has been at the forefront of
expunging the mark of labels that define people by their sexual
orientation and gender identity.
There are many bars in the Tristate, and this is not a comprehensive list of every single bar contained within. Nor is it a list of every bar in which we or any of our friends and colleagues have ever enjoyed a drink.
There are plenty of bars around town where you can just sit and drink ’til the cows come home. But man cannot live by beer alone. Well, at least not for very long. So we’ve put together a few of our favorite places to tip back a few without starving to death.