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Cover Story: Dining Guide 2008

Your table is ready

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Quick link: 250 great restaurants Quick link: 12 great tables Quick link: Updates on local restaurant chefs/owners Welcome to the 2008 "Where to Eat" Dining Guide, CityBeat's annual spri  

Cover Story: Look Who's (Still) Eating

Chefs and restaurant owners provide updates

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
David Cook Owner/Chef, Daveed's at 934 934 Hatch St., Mount Adams, 513-721-2665 David Cook is always up to something interesting at Daveed's, his cutting-edge Mount Adams bistro. Lately  

Cover Story: Ruling Class

How Corporate Power and Money Control Cincinnati... or Not

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Everyone has heard about the smoke-filled room crammed with rich -- sometimes just powerful but always white -- men hunkered down over a table bickering and dickering over how to manipulate indiv  

Cover Story: Unplug, Rethink and Simplify Your Life

10 ways you can make the world a greener place

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
As the Earth's feedback loop of consumerism, waste and environmental disaster moans louder, it's easy to feel like giving up. The talking heads relate tales of melting ice caps and dying speci  

Cover Story: The $26 Billion Question

Presidential candidates need to address Great Lakes clean up

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
John Austin of the Brookings Institution says that if the government spends $26 billion cleaning up the Great Lakes the economic benefit to America will be $80 billion to $100 billion. Austin was t  

Cover Story: Get Green in Greater Cincinnati

The Green Guide

1 Comment · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Recycling Hamilton County Recycles The Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services offers news and information on local recycling programs. If you have waste materials and you're no  

Cover Story: The Next Step

The Oxford International Film Festival grows up quickly

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2008
A brief search courtesy of the Internet Movie Database gives readers a sketch of the historic highlights of the Sundance Film Festival, which assumed that name in 1991, although its first incarn  

Cover Story: Full Throttle

Director Bruce McDonald jazzes up simple adventure with 'The Tracey Fragments'

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2008
You can't help but think of Kris Kristofferson's song "The Pilgrim, Chapter 33" when you talk to Canadian director Bruce McDonald. The filmmaker seems a lot like the men Kristofferson said h  

Cover Story: Now ... and Again

Unique music festival MusicNOW keeps getting bigger and better

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
This week, the MusicNOW festival returns to Memorial Hall for its third year, bringing with it national attention from Spin, Pitchfork and several blog outlets. While the festival began in 2006  

Cover Story: Bird Songs

Andrew Bird utilizes every kind of music in making his own

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Seven years ago, I wrote these words in reference to The Swimming Hour, Andrew BirdÕs third album with h s band Bowl of Fire: ¨The most cognitive fact about Bowl of Fire is that whateve  

Cover Story: The Real Guitar Hero

Bill Frisell is one of contemporary music's most original and influential forces

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
When fans talk about their favorite guitarists, hundreds of names are put forth and endlessly debated. When guitarists talk about their favorite guitarists, one name consistently winds up on the s  

Cover Story: Best of Cincinnati 2008

All 'Bests' Are Local

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2008
They say that all politics are local. Some say the the only food worth consuming is local. I say the Best of Cincinnati is the best guide you'll find to local life and activities. Each week Cit  

Cover Story: Under the Same Roof

August Wilson's final Play, Radio Golf, offers fresh insights into race and class at ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Back in April 2003, Know Theatre of Cincinnati presented August Wilson's Two Trains Running in the Gabriel's Corner basement theater in Over-the-Rhine. The show's opening night was a completel  

Cover Story: They're So Veins

Local Indie Rock duo Bad Veins draws major buzz from the music industry and waits patiently for the payoff

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Web Photo Slide Show Extra It's early December and I'm in Chicago with Cincinnati-based Indie Rock duo Bad Veins as they prepare to play yet another series of highly buzzed-about out-of-town   

Cover Story: Up From the Underground

Largely unknown in his adopted home town, Justin Green's accomplishments in cartooning and sign painting are put on display

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Print cartoons and commercial signage possess a number of interesting parallels. Both impart their information one stylized panel at a time with an economy of words and an almost invisible comp