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Park + Vine Hosts Fifth Annual Vegan Thanksgiving

Progressive-style vegan dinner Thanksgiving love fest

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Park + Vine will be hosting its fifth annual vegan Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 21. From 6-9 p.m., travel from Park + Vine to other Main Street businesses for inspiration from local restaurants, chefs and food producers for a Thanksgiving meal centered around festive plant-based foods plus appetizers, soup, salad, entrees, dessert and drinks. Proceeds to benefit Uplands PEAK Sanctuary,...  

Super Simple No-Bake Halloween Party Food Ideas

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Some people will go all-out for Halloween-themed snacks and build monsters out of Jell-o or make cupcakes that look like black cats, but that takes a lot of effort and creativity. Here are some fast ideas to whip up some spooky snacks and cocktails that are pretty decent/thematic.

Easy-to-Make, Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The following are some really low-skill ideas for creating last-minute costumes besides the classic toilet paper mummy, white sheet ghost or tinfoil-wrapped burrito human.   

Haunted History

The secrets, scares and sinister stories behind paranormal activity at Cincinnati landmarks

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Dan Smith has been hunting ghosts for 18 years. As the author of multiple Cincinnati-centric paranormal investigation books including the new Ghosts of Bobby Mackey’s Music World, a traveling parascience technology inventor and speaker and the proprietor of the Haunted Cincinnati Tours ghost tour company, Smith laughs when he says that his whole life is based around “paranormal stuff.”

Please Moving from Carriage House Farm to Pallet23

The monthly dinner series moves from the country to Northside

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
As the weather starts to change, chef Ryan Santos and his unique, local farm-to-table dinner series Please is relocating from its summer home at Carriage House Farms to pallet23 in Northside. "We chose pallet23, in reality, because it has eletricity, water and equipment — very much unlike the farm," Santos says, "but it also allows us to offer a creative format for our dinners we haven't do...  

Halloween: Shillito's Abandoned Tour

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Cincinnati’s Shillito’s was once one of the largest and grandest department stores in America. And its 19th-century building, now home to Landor Associates among others, is open for an evening of   

Event: Rise of the Cool Kids

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Washington Park transforms into style underground for a night of fashion and music. Rise of the Cool Kids — a roundtable of Cincinnati creatives and retailers — will curate a digitally projec  

Halloween: Art After Dark

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark series gets spooky with a special screening of the 1922 film Nosferatu. Athens, Ohio Folk band The Ridges will provide the dark, string-based score for the  

Cincinnati Rollergirls to Hold Tryouts and Bootcamps for 2014

Recruitment for skaters, referees and non-skating officials begins on Nov. 3

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 21, 2013
The Cincinnati Rollergirls, our local badass babes on wheels/internationally ranked women's flat-track roller derby team, is recruiting skaters, referees and non-skating officials for its 2014 season at the Cincinnati Gardens.
If you've ever wanted to push people around while wearing fishnets and roller skates, now is the time. 
The team is holding informational sessions, skill assess...  

Spring Grove Removes Murder Victim's SpongBob Headstone

Slain soldier's cartoon character grave marker stirs up controversy

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 21, 2013
Twenty-eight-year-old army sergeant and Ohio native Kimberly Walker was found dead in a Colorado hotel room earlier this year, allegedly murdered by her boyfriend, a soldier, on Valentine's Day. Walker loved SpongeBob SquarePants, so her family had Walker's headstone carved to resemble the bepantsed sponge. She was buried at Spring Grove cemetery with plans to have her grave marked by an almost 7-...