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Hot Ampitheater Concert: My Morning Jacket

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Without the benefit of a Lil Wayne guest appearance, a salacious Twitter feed or a glamorous meat dress designer, My Morning Jacket has become one of the biggest musical acts in America. The Louisvill  

Hot Fourth: Northside Rock 'N Roll Carnival

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Literally hot because the Northside Rock ’N Roll Carnival, Fourth of July Parade & Festival embraces the heat and humidity of a steamy Cincinnati July, this is also one of city’s hotte  

Hot Urban Tours: American Legacy Tours

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The group of local school teachers who founded the popular Newport Gangster Tour have their hands full this year. Their brainchild has exploded into a set of three urban walking tours and has been reb  

Hot Show: Winter Wonderettes

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati had its biggest box-office hit ever in 2010 with The Marvelous Wonderettes, a musical tale about a foursome of girl singers who save the prom (Act I) and then come back   

Hot Porcelains: Still[ed] Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Ceramicist duo Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis combine the research ethics of historians with the forward-thinking innovation of technophiles. Using 3-D scanning technology, they create porcelain s  

Hot Summer Eats: Outdoor Dining

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The good thing about being near a giant river during the summer is not the opportunity to go swimming — too dangerous, plus swimming pools are cleaner. What the Mighty Ohio will offer all summer  

Hot Moves: Parkour

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Who didn’t like playing on the playground as a kid? Taking the playground to the next level, Cincinnati’s growing parkour and freerunning community is seeking a thrill and getting a workou  

Hot Folk: Whispering Beard Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The Whispering Beard Folk Festival originated just a few years ago as a backyard hootenanny with organizers’ favorite musicians and a few of their best pals. The fest has considerably grown in s  

Artistic Touch

ArtWorks summer program adds flair to public bike racks all over town

2 Comments · Wednesday, May 11, 2011
As the summer of 2011 steadily approaches, ArtWorks continues to pump out new projects to spread smiles and encourage cranium usage all over Porkopolis. The group’s newest project, Queen City Art Racks, is an effort to decorate bike racks in public spaces as part of an artist-designed, green initiative.  

Riding Momentum

New bike plan brings renewed hope for a bike-friendly future for Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Anyone familiar with Cincinnati’s cycling infrastructure or, perhaps more importantly, the great lengths other cities go to provide safe and effective means for navigating the streets by bike knows that Cincinnati isn’t exactly what you would consider a cyclist’s dream. But our city during recent years has taken the initial steps toward becoming a more bike-friendly place.  

Bike Month Events

All events free unless otherwise noted

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2011
TRAINING WHEELS Whether you don’t know beans about bikes (and believe us, there are still folks who think a Huffy is a decent ride) or you’re a seasoned people-powered commuter, MoBo Bi  

Questions for a Guy Who Doesn’t Have a Car

Jeff Beyer is a downtown resident who doesn’t have a car

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2011
CityBeat: Why don’t you have a car? Are you poor or something?Jeff Beyer: Well, I have more money than some, and less than many. However, the main reason I don’t have a car is not because   

It's Bike Month!

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Hi! Guess what? It's Bike Month! Queen City Bike and dozens of sponsors, activists and cycling enthusiasts have a crazy month planned — from group rides and events to classes and free stuff at designated biker locations all over town. We've got the month-long schedule covered in our Bike Month events calendar, an update on the city's 2010 Bike Plan and a Q&A session with a guy who likes bikes so much he doesn't even have a car. Enjoy, but be safe. Those guys on our cover this week are trained tandem-bike professionals, obviously.   

Mother Lode

Mother’s Day gift ideas for every type of “mom”

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2011
There are 82.5 million mothers in the United States — and at least a few more living in countries outside of the U.S. Do all of these landmasses celebrate Mother’s Day? Who knows? (Probably Wikipedia.) But they should, because moms do many things: grow us inside of them, raise us, feed us, wipe our butts, yell at us, etc., and they deserve assorted presents and recognition for that, especially the butt part.  

Eating Right

Going meat-free offers environmental benefits across the globe

1 Comment · Thursday, April 14, 2011
Eating a diet free of animals and animal byproducts is much more than a the act of refusing to support industries or practices that devastate the environment, contribute to global hunger, or vastly disrupt the delicate balance of nature — it's an acknowledgment that we have the ability to be the change we wish to see, and that means a diet that has a much lower carbon footprint as well as a greater sense of compassion for all that live on Earth.