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Cool Issue 2012

41 ways to see and experience the best stuff in Cincinnati this fall

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
CityBeat readers, there’s a zero percent chance that everything in this guide will pique your interest, because “cool” means something different to everyone. Take the time to find what does.  

Let's Get Musi-Cool

Nine little things to look for from nine big local music happenings

2 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
After one of the best summers for music in Cincinnati in a long time, autumn is going to have to offer up a lot of cool musical happenings to avoid season envy. Luckily for those of us who live and love Greater Cincinnati, it appears the momentum of the summer is definitely going to carry over.   

Pleasure without Pretense

Eight ways to try something new without feeling phony

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
“Pretentious” is a dirty word — we call it an effort to be perceived favorably by our peers by practicing unnatural behavior. Does the fear of seeming hoity-toity mean we should avoid all the finer things in life? Fall in Cincinnati is full of happenings that could be called cavalier, but there’s nothing wrong with test-driving the highfalutin life — just because you can.   

Apple Time

12 local apple-y adaptations

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Summer’s the soggy time of year. It’s steamy, but when fall rolls around, you’ve got a chance at staying starched. Fall’s the crisp season; fall’s an apple.
  

Hey, Have You Seen This?

Four little-known Cincinnati treasures

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
One of the great things about fall is that the cooler temperatures allow humans to walk around outside without getting sweat mustaches. It’s perfect weather for wandering the city to investigate Cincinnati’s sometimes-hidden treasures. Let’s start with historic and move our way to weird.  

The Looking Glass

Eight interpretations of autumn art

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Because art is a subjective interpretation, you can find inspiration wherever you may look this season — but we’ve broken it down into some fun and affordable suggestions. Take a ride, behold the scenery and enjoy the last of the fall weather before things get too cool for the winter.  

(Not So) Alone in a Crowd

Local organizations push for inclusion and acceptance

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
For too long, being gay meant life on the fringes. There were certain places you could hang out, certain people you could talk to, certain ways you could act. Fed up with accepting “how it’s always been,” these young organizers are creating safe, accepting spaces where there were none before — and finding out they were amongst friends the whole time.  

Pride in Print

CNKY Scene brings the GLBT community and its supporters together

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Rich Sherman moved to the Queen City from Minneapolis, his hometown, after his partner, Chris, was transferred for a job. And a year later, his tune — and business — have changed. “I am happy to say I love it here and am so thankful we ended up here. It is one of the best-kept secrets, I think. Who knew Cincinnati had so much going on?”  

2012 Pride Schedule

Events, nightlife, parade and other celebrations

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Cincinnati's 2012 Pride celebration is already underway.  This calendar will help you get caught up with all the festivities scheduled for this coming weekend.
  

LGBTQ Year in Review

Looking back on a progressive year in the fight for equality

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
From federal legislation to local initiatives and activism, Cincinnati's LGBT community has many triumphs to look back on during the past year.
  

Welcome Back, Summer

CityBeat's 2012 Hot Issue summer guide

0 Comments · Friday, June 15, 2012
Every year spring turns to summer and CityBeat produces a summer guide previewing the season’s various entertainment and cultural offerings, but it’s not every summer that there’s so much to do in this town.
  

Summer Sticks in the Mud

Adventure races thrill, challenge weekend warriors

0 Comments · Thursday, June 14, 2012
For many folks, first-person video games offer all the thrills they need. But others crave the tactile realness of an actual obstacle course with knotted ropes to climb, mud pits to crawl through and walls to be surmounted. The typical ingredients of adventure races include a military-style course, a river of mud and whatever torture tests a perverse mind can conjure. Throw in a small legion of weekend warriors and you’ve got yourself a fresh baked adventure — or a hot mess, depending on your point of view.  

Hot 100 Days

Things to do every day this summer

0 Comments · Thursday, June 14, 2012
We heard you were looking for suggestions for things to do every day through Labor Day. No problem!
  

It's Very Fringy in Here … Hello? Hello?

CityBeat's hub for Cincinnati Fringe Festival coverage, including reviews of first performances

0 Comments · Friday, June 1, 2012
The Cincinnati Fringe Festival is in full effect, and CityBeat's intrepid team of reviewers is on the scene. Check back early and often for reviews of all 32 performances, nearly all of which will have their first performance reviewed. You'll be completely in the know for this weekend's Fringy festivities.  

Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village's Community Fruit Orchard

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 18, 2012
It all started with a simple grant proposal by ecovillager Suellyn Shupe at Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village in Price Hill to the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT), a national organization dedicated to improving the environment in cities and metropolitan areas.