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Hit the Road

Day-trip worthy destinations for unconventional arts, outdoor adventure and lots of bourbon

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The very name of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, the 14,378-acre nature preserve just 20 miles south of Louisville on Interstate 65, indicates it is far more than just a park or nature center.
  

Crustaceans Collide

Learn to make your own quintessential summer seafood boil (or find one to eat minus the cook-time)

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
As a native New Yorker, many of my childhood years were spent seaside — countless summers along the Long Island Sound, eyeing the sand for crabs and learning the proper way to eat every type of clam imaginable.  

Sonic Summer

Cincinnati's summer music festival game continues to get stronger with every passing year

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
If it’s summertime in Greater Cincinnati and you’re a fan of music, chances are there is a music festival nearby to fit your tastes.  

Hot 100 Days Calendar

One hundred days of farmers markets, bike rides, festivals, outdoor concerts, biergartens, live theater, summer blockbusters, air-conditioned experiences and more to keep the boreds away all summer long *

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
*Obviously this is not a comprehensive list and there are in fact many more things to do in Cincinnati this summer.  

America's Pastime

The 86th annual MLB All-Star game descends on Cincinnati in July

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 10, 2015
One of the most memorable plays in Major League Baseball All-Star Game history occurred in Cincinnati in 1970, when West Side hero Pete Rose pummeled American League catcher Ray Fosse to score  

Grilling with Jimmy

Chef and steak expert Jimmy Gibson on cooking, kitchens and charcoal

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
 At age 56, chef Jimmy Gibson of Jimmy G’s is at an age where most chefs have hung up their tongs and high-tailed it out of the kitchen for a cushier life as either restaurateur or the occasional expeditor. But not Gibson.     

Vegetarians Need Grills, Too

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Hot dogs are the American flag of summer meats. The tube-shaped, sheath-packed meat-sticks plump away on charcoal grills and in baseball stadiums everywhere from Memorial Day to Labor Day, serving up freedom with a side of ketchup.
  

Birthday for The Beast

King’s Island’s famous wooden roller coaster celebrates 35 years

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Just ask any roller coaster rider who’s logged their fair share of hours at Kings Island, and they’ll have a memorable tale or two of The Beast to share — and after 35 years and 48,882,975 rides, it’s easy to see why.    

Big Screen Summer Classics

Lexington’s historic Kentucky Theatre keeps classic movies alive

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Larry Thomas, a longtime local film buff and lover of great old movie theaters, speaks for many Cincinnatians when he says, “I try at least once a week to consciously think to curse the names of all those who had a hand in murdering the Albee. What a waste!”   

Home Run Neighborhood Bars

Summertime pregaming destinations to hit up before a Reds game

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
We love baseball in Cincinnati. The Reds paved the way as the first Major League Baseball team in 1869 and our Opening Day celebration is pretty much the biggest holiday next to Christmas.  

Beat Our Fests

Greater Cincinnati is once again a hub for summer music fests

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The festival scene has long been a fabric of summer in Greater Cincinnati, with church and neighborhood festivals going down every weekend across the region. But during the past decade, almost as many music festivals have popped into the area as well.
  

Summer Guide 2014

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Get out the grill and put on your swimsuit — summer is here! Celebrate the heat with our annual Summer Guide. Learn how to grill steak with Jimmy Gibson, celebrate 35 years of The Beast roller coaster, check out all the cool area summer music festivals, learn how many ingredients are in a veggie dog — and how many church festivals there are — plus more.
  

Eight Great Outdoor Summer Music Events

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Good vibrations abound, there are alfresco musical soirees of every flavor, from Bob Dylan to LL Cool J.
  

Summer Guide 2013

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Even though we as adults don’t necessarily get an extended summer vacation, the memory of childhoods spent basking in a solar hug from June to August — wiping dripping Popsicles from our hands and jumping through sprinklers — stays with us. And our Summer Guide celebrates and recognizes all those wistful traditions with a grown-up twist. 
  

At the Drive-In

Hamilton's Holiday Auto Theatre is resuscitated with a modern makeover

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The Disney touch is working its magic in an unusual location far from the company’s California and Florida theme parks. Two men with Walt Disney Co. training and a love of retro culture are helping revive a 60-plus-year-old drive-in movie theater on the fringes of the old industrial city of Hamilton, Ohio.