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Have Your Alcohol and Eat It, Too

Local restaurants and bakeries blend the world's two best ingredients — sugar and booze — into delectable desserts

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
According to these featured chefs, there are several reasons to add alcohol to desserts, including everything from cutting the richness and cleansing the palate to lighting it on fire for show.   

Event: Ohio Sauerkraut Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Started in 1970, the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival served 528 pounds of sauerkraut to about 1,500 visitors on its first go-round. Now, in its 44th year, the community festival kicks off Saturday for a  

Tour: The Great House Tour 2013

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 8, 2013
The Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati presents a special opportunity to take a guided tour of the Lloyd Taft Residence, a stunning example of modernist architecture nestled in Indian Hill. T  

Rivertown Brewing + Hilton Netherland Plaza = Special Beer

Netherland Plaza Ale is love child of local award-winning brewery and hotel

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 4, 2013
Locals Rivertown Brewing Company and the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza have come together to create The Netherland Plaza Ale (NPA), a private label beer for the hotel. According to the press release, the NPA is an approachable pale ale session beer with 4.8 percent alcohol and features fresh hops picked in northern Cincinnati and a clean finish.This exclusive beer will only be serve...  
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Park + Vine Extends Brunch to Saturday and Sunday

Sweet and savory vegan brunch available all weekend

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 4, 2013
Eco superstore, green grocer and vegan goodies purveyor Park + Vine is extending their weekend brunch service to include both Saturday and Sunday.Starting Saturday, Oct. 5 (tomorrow), brunch goers can enjoy a plethora of sweet and savory menu items, as well as grab-and-go sandwiches and salads from the P+V fridge.
Menu available f...  

Wieners on Wheels

Oscar Mayer's Wienermobile to make several stops in the Tristate

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 3, 2013
For those of you who want to get "take photo with giant wiener" checked off your bucket list, now's the time. The iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, that extremely large hot dog on wheels, is coming to Cincinnati and the surrounding area for several stops this week. Get your photo taken at one of the stops, where the Wienermobile drivers will be handing out $1-off coupons for Oscar Mayer Select...  

CityBeat Photographer Exhibits Original Photography

Northside's NVISION hosts "Define Sex Appeal" by photographer Jesse Fox

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 3, 2013
CityBeat photographer Jesse Fox is exhibiting some of her recent non-editorial work at NVISION in Northside with a free opening reception this Saturday night. The show, titled Define Sex Appeal, is a collection of her conceptual art and fashion images that showcase sex and sexuality in a way that's a bit darker and more colorful than your average nudie mags. Fox likes to in...  

MidPoint Music Festival Bingo Card

We missed this last week, but it's still hilarious

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 3, 2013
Local organizer, arts supporter, independent software consultant, downtowner and local Girl Develop It chapter leader Erin M. Kidwell created a hilarious MPMF Bingo card complete with our event coordinator Kenneth Wright's face as the free space in the middle. Even though MidPoint it over, I still feel like you might be able to play this on a normal OTR/Downtown night out ... with booze. Or j...  

Mayday's Menu Goes Gastropub

Northside bar expands its food offerings to include table service, a new head chef and expanded menu

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 3, 2013
Mayday in Northside has long been known for their gourmet hot dogs and sausages, nestled in a delicious pretzel bun, but after four years of business, the owners — Vanessa Barber and Kim Maurer — are ready to kick their menu up a notch. Starting on Monday, Oct. 7, Mayday will have a new, expanded menu developed with head chef Julz Lucas, a graduate of the Midwest Culinary Institute whose ...  

Onstage: Constella Festival of Music and Fine Art

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Constella, a festival to celebrate and showcase the depth and breadth of musical and artistic life in Cincinnati, kicked-off Oct. 1. It presents unique collaborations between international artists and