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Feats of Strength

The Crosstown Shootout has always been rough

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Like most great sports rivalries, the magnitude of the Crosstown Shootout is built upon decades of animosity.   

It's a Festivus Miracle!

Random happenings from 2015

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Festivus Dinner

A Festivus feast for the secularly faithful

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Get out your unadorned aluminum poles, folks: Dec. 23 is fast approaching, and whether you’re a Seinfeld fan or not, the “Festivus for the Rest of Us” is a great excuse to celebrate everyone’s favorite made-up secular holiday with a delicious home-cooked meal.
  

Last-Minute Gift Guide

Local presents for people you’re still buying for — or forgot about

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
There's still plenty of time to pick up unique gifts like earrings, ornaments, decor and more before the holidays arrive.
  

Festivals for the Rest of Us

Holiday exhibits, displays, parties and plays

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Antique Christmas — The Taft Museum of Art’s annual holiday display features antique decorations, toys and ornaments, including Italian ornaments created just after World War II. Also s  

The Gift Guide 2015: Presents for Her

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Find unique presents for her ranging from jewelry, clothes and accessories to potted plants, books and macarons.
  

The Gift Guide 2015: Presents for Hometown Heroes

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Find Bengals apparel, Cincy-themed tiles, light-up letters and more for those who love everything local.
  

The Gift Guide 2015: Presents for Him

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Browse records, clothes and accessories, beer-making kits and more for him.
  

The Gift Guide 2015: Presents for Kids

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Charley Harper coloring books, shark-inspired clocks and unique toys and dolls are some of the many products from local businesses that are perfect for kids.
  

The Gift Guide 2015: Presents for Hosts

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Discover wall hangings, Ohio-shaped cutting boards, ornaments, wine and more to bring along to a party.
  

The Gift Guide 2015: Cozy Presents

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Keep things cozy this season with blankets, sweaters, hats, slippers and more.
  

CITYBEAT: Yes on Issue 1

Changes to redistricting for state representatives

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Have you ever wondered why Ohio, held up as the quintessential swing state, has a General Assembly that is dominated by one party? The answer, at least in part, has to do with the state’s method for drawing its state house districts.  

CITYBEAT: No on Issue 3

Marijuana legalization

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Let’s put this on the table first: CityBeat supports the legalization of marijuana. But there are better ways to do so, and we believe the price ResponsibleOhio asks is too steep: legalization at the cost of creating a small, powerful group with exclusive rights to grow marijuana commercially.
  

CITYBEAT: No on Issue 22

Parks tax charter amendment

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Like Issue 3’s effort to legalize marijuana, Mayor John Cranley’s proposal to amend the city’s charter in order to fund improvements to the city’s parks presents an ostensibly attractive goal wrapped in an untenable package.
  

CITYBEAT: Yes on Issues 23 and 24

Mayoral primary and ballot cleanup

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
These minor amendments to the city’s charter are relatively non-controversial.