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Cincinnati Named Best Place to Retire

Livability.com ranks the Queen City No. 1 in terms of retirement locales

{CommentsCant} · Friday, November 15, 2013
 Livability.com — an online resource that explores what makes small to mid-sized cities great places to live, work and visit — has ranked Cincinnati as the No. 1 place to retire. 
Using data collected from their list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live (Cincy ranked 73), the editors co...  
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'Pioneer Woman' Cooking Star Ree Drummond Visits Joseph-Beth

The Food Network star comes to discuss and sign her 'A Year of Holidays' cookbook

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, November 14, 2013
Food Network TV star and New York Times best-selling author Ree Drummond, better known as the Pioneer Woman, visits Joseph-Beth to discuss and sign her latest cookbook: Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays: 140 Step-by-Step Recipes for Simple, Scrumptious Celebrations
Drummond's life and TV cooking show, The Pioneer Woman, take place in the kitchen of her family's...  
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Cincinnatians: Awesome at Drinking Beer Since at Least 1879

19th century article relays "rather remarkable stories about the capacity of the Ohio stomach"

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
In 1879, the New York Times published an article titled: "How Cincinnati Beer is Drunk at Home: Some rather remarkable stories about the capacity of the Ohio stomach," which told amazing tales of expert Queen City beer drinkers and just how much an average Cincinnatian can drink in a day (several kegs).
The article starts with the tale of a "remarkable statement" that one of the former m...  
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4EG Hosts Party for Their Four Roses Private Label Bourbon

An evening of tastings and a bottle signing by a Four Roses master distiller

{CommentsCant} · Monday, November 11, 2013
4EG entertainment group's bar Igby's (122 E. Sixth St., Downtown) is hosting a launch party for their very own Four Roses private label bourbon on Tuesday. 
Igby's and The Lackman (1237 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine) visited the Four R...  
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Faces without Places Chili Cook-off

A food-forward fundraiser for the nonprofit

{CommentsCant} · Friday, November 8, 2013
The Northside Tavern is hosting the sixth annual Faces without Places chili cook-off. Faces without Places is a local nonprofit focused on removing barriers to education for children experiencing homelessness. The family-friendly chili party will feature live music by Murray & Company, a kids craft area, raffles, door prizes...  
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Cooks'Wares Chili Challenge

Winners win prizes!

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Think you have the best chili in the city? Prove it.Cooks'Wares cooking school and retail store is hosting a chili challenge, awarding the best chili prizes ranging from $25 gift certificates to Cooks'Wares to an 8-quart Le Creuset Stock Pot and a $50 gift certificate. And everyone's a winner, with every entrant receiving $5 to use at Cooks'Wares...  
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Chef Steven Geddes to Leave Local 127

Kyle Johnson will succeed chef Geddes as executive chef on Nov. 5

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Effective Nov. 5, Chef Steven Geddes will step down as executive chef of Local 127, the local New American restaurant he has spearheaded since 2009. Geddes' successor will be chef Kyle Johnson, who has a wide-breadth of experience ranging from a Michelin-starred kitchen to extensive travel.
Johnson began his career at Alize in Las Vegas under the tutelage of chefs including André Rochat a...  
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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Greater Cincinnati Meat Ball

This five-course chef's gala features alotta meat

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Greater Cincinnati Chapter is holding its inaugural Meat Ball. On Saturday, Nov. 2, join the foundation for a five-course chef's gala featuring, what else, a ton of meat. Meat from Cincinnati meat companies like Fresh Sausage Specialists, Rose Packing Company, Birchwood Foods and more will be prepared by Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati chefs. After dinner, Meat Ba...  

Halloween: Assorted Halloween Bar Events

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Several bars around town are hosting themed Halloween party nights. Here are a couple of ’em. The Next to Nothing Costume Party is hosted by Miss Hooters International 2013, with music by DJ Ma  
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Deadspin Hates Cincinnati Chili

In case you missed this trending on local social media...

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 24, 2013
Deadspin, generally a sports blog, recently posted "The Great American Menu: Foods of the States, Ranked and Mapped." The "greats" include dishes like Chicago-style deep-dish pizza; the "goods" dishes like Maine's lobster roll; the "better-than-a-finger-in-the-eye" dishes like Michigan pasty; and, ranked dead-last, with "being hit by a car" a preferable choice, is Cincinnati chili.As Deadspin...