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The Cool Issue 2014

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
John Hughes’ Breakfast Club Brat Pack had it all: a brain, a jock, an artist, a princess and a bad boy. And since we can’t ask fictional characters what motivates them to put pants on to leave the house once it drops below 60 degrees, we found our own Cincinnati Brat Pack.
  

"The Brain"

Chris Messick, Mercantile Library Marketing Manager

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Founded in 1835, the Mercantile Library (414 Walnut St., 11th Floor, mercantilelibrary.com) is one of downtown’s hidden treasures.  

“The Artist”

Pam Kravetz, Artist/Art Educator

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Pam Kravetz (pamkravetzart.com) is a multi-hyphenate fiber artist, arts educator, founder of the knitting/crochet street art gang Cincinnati BombShells (under the pseudonym Pinky Shears) and a performer.  

"The Bad Boy”

Floyd Johnson, Founder of Ohio Against the World

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Floyd “Floyd from Ohio” Johnson is the founder of Ohio Against the World, a lifestyle brand featuring everything from hats and T-shirts to lighters, flags, and soon, skateboards sporting the ubiquitous bold and capitalized slogan, “Ohio Against the World."  

"The Princess"

Tracey Lynn Conrad, Founder of Young Philanthropist Society of Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tracey Lynn Conrad established the volunteer Young Philanthropist Society of Cincinnati (ypscincinnati.org) to raise awareness for nonprofit organizations in Cincinnati while developing a commitment to philanthropy among the next generation of community leaders.  

"The Jock"

C. Trent Rosecrans, Enquirer Reds Beat Writer

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
CityBeat readers might remember C. Trent Rosecrans’ weekly sports column in this publication during 2012, before he came up on his current gig at The Enquirer covering the Reds.  

Event: The Sidewalk Project

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Park(ing) Day, held the third Friday in September, is an open-source global event where citizens, artist and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spacing into public spaces.   

Event: World Peace Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The United Nations’ theme for the 2014 International Day of Peace is “The Right of Peoples to Peace.”   

Event: Fall Harvest Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Heritage Village Museum, a living history museum depicting life in Southwestern Ohio through the 19th century, hosts a Fall Harvest Festival with wagon rides, a donut-eating contest, old-fashioned games, pumpkin painting and more, including Annie Oakley doing trick shooting.  

Literary: Chuck Klosterman

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Everyone’s favorite New York Times Magazine ethicist and pop culture expert on sex, drugs and Cocoa Puffs comes to Miami University Hamilton for “Stranger Than Fiction: An Evening with Author Chuck Klosterman.”