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Seven (of Many) Cincinnati Public Pools

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
 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

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Because summer is the time of the year to be active, or to watch other people be.
  

Six Essential Tiki Cocktails

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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)

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 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

1 Comment · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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.
  

Brunch (with a Side of Booze)

Damn good bloody marys, mimosas and beyond

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Regardless of whether or not you have a hangover (or you just start your Sunday morning drinkin’ real early) you can experience the best of both brunch worlds — i.e. alcohol and edibles — at these distinctive local eateries.
  

Working 9 to 5

Reflecting on the merits of celebrating the survival of the workday with cheap drinks in cool spots

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
I’d always scoffed at the notion of a “happy hour” at a bar. Then I got a big-girl job, working 9 to 5. love my job, but sometimes it is stressful and hard and I just want to sit in a neighborhood bar with my good friend Jack Daniel’s. And so I became initiated into the “happy hour” society.
  

Bar-Crawl Bingo

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Bar-Crawl Bingo is a game of chance, but instead of sitting in a Bingo hall while someone calls out random letter and number combinations, you take your Bar-Crawl Bingo card with you as you travel from bar to bar, observing and marking off occurrences as you go.   

Edible Outdoors Forest Forage

Native plant specialist Abby Artemisia leads weekly walks to help identify edible and non-edible plants

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 Join Carriage House Farm’s Native Plant Specialist Abby Artemisia for her weekly “Friday Frolic in the Forest” in LaBoiteaux Woods in Northside for a taste of a combination of culinary wonderland and Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet.
  

Outside Recess

Leave No Child Inside combats childhood obesity, A.D.D. and depression with exposure to the great outdoors

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Leave No Child Inside has initiated some extremely successful projects during its seven years in existence. Its leaders recently coordinated with Cincinnati Public Schools’ “5th Quarter” system, which supports community organized summer learning.   

More Than a Green Thumb

Buying local produce and growing your own benefits you, your wallet and the environment

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The phrase “Reduce, reuse, recycle” is an environmental mantra that has been drilled into us, but as much as managing our output has a positive impact on waste production, natural resources and our wallets, so does managing our input.
  

Guide to Going Green

Upcoming classes, markets and events for a natural-leaning lifestyle

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Check out our green listings and pick a few ways to spend this spring exploring ways to improve yourself and the world around you.