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Grilling with Dad

In honor of Father's Day, CityBeat staffers get lesssons about the art of grilling from their pops

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The real secret is, don’t ask them what they want or how they want it. Just cook it and give it to them. But make them wait for it — plan to have it ready about 45 minutes to an hour later than expected and they will enjoy it much more.  

Melting Away

Chilled summer treats from across the Tristate

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 Looking for the best places to indulge this summer? Try out any of these local frozen treat shops for a hearty dip into the many innovative chilled foods Cincinnati has to offer.
  

10 Hot and Cool Summer Movies

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 Summer at the movies can play out like a coin toss. Heads means a furnace-blast of heat from the blockbusters that dominate the multiplexes. With tails, you get the sensual embrace of the cool, hidden treasures stashed away in the art houses. Here’s a sample of the potential blockbuster and indie winners.    

31 Farmers Markets

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Farmers markets with fresh produce and local goodness abound for every day of the week, each market with its own distinct neighborhood flavor.
  

Seven Visual Arts Institutions with Summer Exhibits and Events

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Find thought-provoking (and air-conditioned) exhibitions at some Cincinnati's finest art galleries all summer long.
  

Five Summer Theater Performances Not to Miss

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Our local theater world's version of summer blockbusters.
  

Mostly Free Summer Festivals Calendar

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Too many ways to count to dance, drink, party, eat, shop and float your way through this Cincinnati summer.
  

Seven (of Many) Cincinnati Public Pools

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 From shallow water pools built during the Great Depression to modern water parks, the Cincinnati Recreation Commission offers up convenient swimming locations in almost every neighborhood for the public to cool down, relax and dive in.  

Four Summer Sports to Watch or Do

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Because summer is the time of the year to be active, or to watch other people be.
  

Six Essential Tiki Cocktails

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Also called “boat drinks,” these cold rum creations are the epitome of summer: bright, refreshing, chilled and incredibly easy to drink.   

Four Innovative Opera Performances

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Opera is the operative word for June. Cincinnati Opera kicks off its 93rd season with expanded venues, programming and some of the hottest singers on the scene.  

Five Summer Reading Releases

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Who says summer reading has to be light and frothy? We’d much rather read the good stuff, no matter the genre or tone. Here’s a list of our most anticipated books that will be published this summer.    

The Drinking Issue

On imbibing in Cincinnati from happy hour to hangover

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
This year, CityBeat’s annual “Drinking Issue” goes where no drinking issue has gone before: ’til morning. Spanning the hours from happy hour to hangover, this handy guide takes you from after-work cocktails and nighttime bar-crawls to late-night munchies and mid-morning brunch remedies.  

How Alcohol Works

The science of getting drunk (or why your liver hates you)

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 Humans have been producing ethanol and getting drunk on it since the Neolithic period, making brewing booze one of mankind’s oldest pastimes (besides sex). But how does alcohol work? And why do we get drunk … and like it?
  

Bar Guide

Our digital guide to (some of) Cincinnati's best places to drink

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We can't list 'em all, but here's a preliminary amalgamation of some of the city's best libation locations — in the best drinking neighborhoods — to carry you from happy hour drinks to late-night munchies.