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Home Run Neighborhood Bars

Summertime pregaming destinations to hit up before a Reds game

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
We love baseball in Cincinnati. The Reds paved the way as the first Major League Baseball team in 1869 and our Opening Day celebration is pretty much the biggest holiday next to Christmas.  

Beat Our Fests

Greater Cincinnati is once again a hub for summer music fests

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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.
  

Summer Guide 2014

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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.
  

Celebrating UC’s Rainbow of Students

The university’s LGBTQ Center allows students to find pride in all aspects of their identities

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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.   

Talking Pride

Local LGBTQ advocates discuss Cincinnati's dramatic progress, and how we can become even more inclusive

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Cincinnati not so long ago felt mired in the negative perception still lingering after Mapplethorpe, Article XII and the 2001 race riots. The good news is that things appear to be changing.   

Pride Week Events

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Cincinnati Pride week begins May 28 and continues through the Pride parade and festival on Sunday, June 1.
  

Unity in Diversity

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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.   

Beer for Beginners

0 Comments · Thursday, April 24, 2014
Typically divided into subsects of ales (made with top-fermenting yeast) and lagers (made with bottom-fermenting yeast), the types of beer that exist follow some loose guidelines.   

Bar Guide

Our digital guide to (some of) the best places to drink in Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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. 
  

Talk a Walk on the West Side

Craft beers, craft cocktails and good bourbon are popping up at West Side bars

1 Comment · Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The West Side is proving itself in the city’s drinking scene, upping the ante with wider beer selections, specialty drinks and unique atmospheres.   

Drink and Dine

Places to grab a bite and a brew (or wine or booze)

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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.   

Love List: Allison Hines

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
After cooking up a storm in the Navy, Allison Hines headed straight to the Midwest Culinary Institute on her GI Bill. 
  

Love List: Alex Solin

2 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
For as long as he can remember, music has always been an integral part of Alex Solin’s life. He recalls listening to Van Halen at the age of 2.   

Love List: Christina Getachew

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
To Christina Getachew, being fashionable isn’t just about the clothes — it’s a means of human connection and environmental change.  

Love List: Kelly and Kari Britton

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 5, 2014
For twin sisters Kelly and Kari Britton, the urge to reduce, reuse and upcycle runs in the family.