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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.  

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...  

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   

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 ...  

Valentine's Day Dinner Deals

Romantic dinners for two

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Some dinner deals for couples (or people who want to eat together) on Valentine's Day. Reservations required for all. Reserve via the restaurant or opentable.com
Bella Luna
— Celebrates “Amore Week” from Feb. 11-16. Couples can enjoy a three-course dinner for only $50. 4632 Eastern Ave., East...  
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Park + Vine Customer Appreciation Day Thursday

Free food and drink samples!

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Park + Vine is showing their appreciation for you and me with a customer appreciation day from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 13). They'll be offering free food and drink samples from local businesses, mini massages, live music and discounts — 20 percent off groceries and 10 percent off everything else.
Free samples offered by Fab Ferments, Grateful Grahams, Happy Chicks Bakery, The Herbal Sag...