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CITYBEAT: Vote for Jack Conway

Kentucky governor

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Ohio and Cincinnati face some tough calls in their elections, but Kentuckians have at least one easy choice on their ballot.   

The Election Issue 2015

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
On the surface, 2015 seems like a sleepy year at the ballot box, but the ballot you’ll see before you Nov. 3 does have some vexing and important decisions for voters that could radically change the future of Cincinnati and both Ohio and Kentucky.   

Edible Expansions

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
It may seem like the Cincinnati dining scene is exploding — a never-ending expansion of excellent eats — originating with a glut of gourmet in Over-the-Rhine and downtown and bursting into the far-flung suburbs. And that’s because it is.  

Terrific Tastings

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Having a choice is good, but sometimes it’s nice to be able to put yourself in the hands of a professional and let him or her do their job.  

Toast of the Town

Blue Oven Bakery adopts the nation’s latest food trend: artisanal toast

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 21, 2015
The most versatile, and arguably most popular, of new food trends is something that has been gracing American plates for decades, even centuries: humble toast. Gluten is now the new gluten-free.  

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.