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Can’t Stop Macaron Bar

Parisian-inspired OTR bakery expands to five locations

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Macaron Bar at 1206 Main St. in Over-the-Rhine has been open for 10 months and is already expanding into its fifth location. Since December 2014, the bakery has staked its claim in the burgeoning cultural and foodie neighborhood.   

Foodie Flicks

From the owners of the Esquire, Mariemont and Kenwood theaters comes the city’s first gastropub cinema

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Theatre Management Corp., the people behind the Esquire, Kenwood and Mariemont movie theaters, plans to give new meaning to the phrase “dinner and a movie.”   

Bees in the 'Burbs

Sleepy Bee Café expands its message of sustainability with a second location in Blue Ash

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
When Oakley breakfast spot Sleepy Bee Café opened at the end of 2013, it proved to be so buzzed about that husband-and-wife owners Dr. John Hutton and Sandra Gross decided to open a second location in Blue Ash this year.   

Where to Eat Now

Dining options for every type of craving

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Delicious details on more than 300 local eateries, from bars and grills and ethnic eats to pizza places and fine dining destinations — something for every craving.  

Not-So-Frightening Farms

Local granges supply family-friendly, hands-on fun to set the mood for fall

0 Comments · Thursday, October 15, 2015
Bountiful farms in and around the Cincinnati area offer up less-intense Halloween thrills for the entire family to enjoy.   

Bored Nevermore

October stays in full swing with costume balls, boozy festivals and autumn-themed events

0 Comments · Thursday, October 15, 2015
Keep the fall rolling with Cincinnati's wide selection of Halloween- and autumn-themed events.

Houses of Horror

Grisly, interactive and haunted attractions to keep you thrilled throughout the fall

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Once upon a midnight dreary, haunted houses, ghoulish creatures and harrowing tales descended upon the Queen City, giving Cincinnatians plenty of eerie activities to keep them screaming throughout the season.   

Geeky Fall TV

The nerd takeover continues

0 Comments · Friday, September 18, 2015
Geeky shows, new and returning, for you to tune into this fall.

Samwise in Cincinnati

Sean Astin makes a stop at the Convention Center for this weekend’s star-packed Cincinnati Comic Expo

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Astin is one of many celebrity actors who will be making an appearance at the Cincinnati Comic Expo this weekend, where fans can meet him, have memorabilia autographed and get their picture taken with the actor.  

Cosplay 101

Cincinnati’s Sebastian Hexx breaks down the basics for cosplay beginners

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Sebastian Hexx is a one-man Justice League. He’s Freddy Krueger, a superhero, a villain, an anime character, an Ohio Ghostbuster, a professional wrestler, a costumer/prop builder at local haunted attractions and more — because he’s a cosplayer, or a “costume player,” someone who dresses up like their favorite character from the fictional world.  

Gaming for Good

Spaced Invaders transforms abandoned spaces into interactive video games

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Giacomo Ciminello is wearing a look of nervous excitement on his face — along with a T-shirt that bears the pixelated Space Invaders alien, now accepted as a retro emblem of nerdy coolness.

Nerds in Northside

Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition serves up vintage arcade games, alcohol and gourmet hot dogs

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Northside’s got itself a new arcade-bar. Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition is home to an expertly curated selection of retro video games, beers, cocktails and gourmet hot dogs.

Arcade Etiquette

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
So you’re at a arcade-bar for the first time and you’re overwhelmed by the hordes of drunken youth, flashy lights and Space Invaders sound effects.  

The Uber Kawaii Cat Museum

The Maneki Neko Museum in Walnut Hills displays hundreds of unique Japanese cat figurines

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
There are some people who love cats, and then there are those who really love cats, to the point of opening a niche museum full of them. Micha Robertson opened the Maneki Neko Museum inside Walnut Hills’ Essex Studios three years ago, but she started collecting the Japanese “beckoning” or “lucky” cats a decade ago.

Calendar of Cool

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Check out the coolest fall calendar Cincinnati has ever seen.