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Taft's Ale House

Taft's Ale House Groundbreaking

3CDC begins construction on new OTR brewpub next Friday

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 27, 2014
Head to the old St. Paul's Evangelical Church (1429 Race St., OTR) at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 7 to check out the groundbreaking for the new 3CDC project, Taft's Ale House, as well as interior renderings of the project.Taft's Ale House will be a new OTR brewery and pub, christened after Cincinnati's greatest political export, William Howard Taft —...  
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Where to Find a King Cake

Mardi Gras means it's time for colorful cakes

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Cincinnati may be a German town but we certainly get a little Cajun in us around Mardi Gras. The Queen City is hosting a plethora of Mardi Gras parties this coming week (you can read about some here), and our local bakeries and restaurants are dishing up some serious New Orleans fl...  
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Cincinnati-Based McDonald's Franchisee Invented Filet-O-Fish

Otherwise, you'd be eating a Hula Burger (cold pineapple and cheese...)

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
According to an article in LA Weekly, Cincinnati-based McDonald's franchisee Lou Groen invented the Filet-O-Fish sandwich in 1962. Apparently, he was having an issue selling his burgers to our huge Catholic population during Lent.So he called up McDonald's founder Ray Kroc and explained his dilemma, suggesting they try selling a fish sandwich instead. Kroc said OK, but only if they als...  

Class: Landscaping for the Homeowner

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is hosting a series of classes and lectures on landscaping for homeowners.  

Music: Music Live at Lunch at Christ Church Cathedral

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Looking for some lunchtime entertainment in a beautiful setting? Head to Christ Church Cathedral for the Music Live at Lunch series throughout the month of March. These free weekly concerts are held i  

Event: Fit Tuesday

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Celebrate Fat Tuesday by getting fit. The YMCA is hosting a Mardi Gras parade and hour of fitness on Fountain Square, with free fitness class samples and information.  
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Cincinnati Featured in National Geographic Traveler

They like us

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 21, 2014
"As much of America decamped for the suburbs or the coasts, artists, craftspeople, and entrepreneurs rebuilt entire Cincinnati neighborhoods alongside impassioned longtimers," reads an article from the April 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveler.Cincinnati is more and more getting recognition for our renaissance attitude in national media, and this article touches on everything from ou...  
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Ryan Santos of Please to Speak at Next Creative Mornings

Santos discusses the topic of rebellion at the free monthly breakfast lecture series

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 20, 2014
CreativeMornings, the free monthly breakfast lecture series, offers cities around the world a chance to celebrate their local creative communities and create a space for like-minded individuals to gather and discuss — and have breakfast. CreativeMornings/Cincinnati is one of more than 68 chapters, spread across the globe.
"Every month, we’re challenged to pick a speaker that can address ou...  
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Upcoming Dining Events & Cooking Classes

Foodie fun around the Tristate

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Here are some upcoming cooking classes and dining events in the Queen City. 
We're now publishing them in the paper and online, so you can see what's happening and have time to register. Cooking classes frequently sell-out, so this list doesn't guarantee space is still open BUT you can see what area institutions are offering. Find a longer list of events and classes   
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Coffee Scene Unites to Help Injured Barista

Coffee scene continues to raise funds for friend/Red River Gorge fall survivor

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
In January, Deeper Roots Coffee Roasters held a fundraising event for BLOC Coffee Company manager Rhett Harkins, who fell 60 feet while hiking in Red River Gorge in December. It took 20 men and eight hours to get Harkins out alive. He has since undergone multiple surgeries and is recovering well, but he can't work and his medical bills are mounting. Which is why Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky's ...