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Tour de Taprooms

Unique spaces and tour experiences abound inside Cincinnati-area breweries

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Cincinnati’s craft breweries are more than just producers of distinctive, small-run beers; they also offer a particular brand of alcohol tourism — paired dinners, rare tastings and other unique experiences inside their own taprooms.  

The Art of the Can

The rise of canned craft beer offers a new canvas for creativity

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Local artist and illustrator Tom Post has often looked to nature for inspiration. So when MadTree Brewing asked him to design the can illustration for a beer called Lift, he turned again to his favorite muse.  

Cincinnati Style

Blank Slate Brewing Company collaborates with Colorado’s Oskar Blues to create a Cincinnati chili-inspired beer

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
When Colorado-based brewery Oskar Blues asked around for a Cincinnati brewer to collaborate on a special brew, one name continued to surface: Scott LaFollette of Blank Slate Brewing Company.   

Black Magic

Fifteen local breweries collaborate on BlackTart stout for Cincinnati Beer Week

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
"An amalgamation of breweries. A dichotomous combination of flavors. Tart and refreshing yet full bodied and malty. It’s not black magic, it’s BlackTart.”   

Queen City’s New Brews

Lesser-known taprooms and nanobreweries are popping up all over the Tristate

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
In the fall of 2014, Ohio hit the milestone of having more than 100 active breweries, according to craft beer trade group Brewers Association, with more than 30 currently in the planning stages.  

Love List: Stacey Vest

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
She’s the perfect balance of zany, sugary sweet and artistic genius; her wigs are both a drag queen’s dream and some of the most couture headpieces ever to come out of the Queen City.  

Love List: Brian Sholis

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Brian Sholis moved to Cincinnati from his editor post at the Aperture Foundation in New York just over a year ago for his very first museum job as the Cincinnati Art Museum’s associate curator of photography.   

Love List: Justin Jeffre

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Justin Jeffre jettisoned his flashy music career to become a local social justice crusader who fights for those whose voices aren’t heard enough.  

Love List: Megan Deal

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
She’s passionate about connecting people to make an impact in the cities they call home.  

Love List: Tamara Winters

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Tamara Winters is new to Know Theatre, but not to Cincinnati. She spent two years at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) a decade ago as a member of the intern company after her 2004 graduation from Ohio University.  

Love List: Sam Ulu

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
After growing up in Nigeria and spending his childhood learning English by watching movies, Sam Ulu came stateside to pursue an education in aerospace engineering at the Florida Institute of Technology.  

Love List: Ileana Saldivia

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Ileana Saldivia’s journey to become a pastry chef is a unique one, to say the least.  

Love List: Napoleon Maddox

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The frontman of long-standing conscious local Hip Hop group ISWHAT?!, Napoleon Maddox speaks enthusiastically and deliberately during a recent meeting at Island Frydays on Short Vine.  

Love List: Andy Gasper, Logan Lautzenheiser, Karl Spaeth, Chris Weir

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Late night (aka 10 p.m.) the final Sunday of each month, four dudes in lab coats take the stage at MOTR Pub under the moniker Future Science for an hour and a half of absurdist multimedia sketch comedy, complete with human baked potatoes, a variety of props and loosely obtained doctorate degrees.  

In Defense of Everything You Think You Hate About the Holidays

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
This year, we’re defending everything you think hate about the holidays, from mother-in-laws to mass to matzo and all the glittery crap in between.