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
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
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.
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 *
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.
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.