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Cincinnati "Lucky 13" in Fittest U.S. City Ranking

We can outrun San Diego, L.A. and Miami. NBD.

{CommentsCant} · Friday, May 31, 2013
The American College of Sports Medicine just released their annual "American Fitness Index," ranking the health and community fitness levels of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. And Cincinnati is ranked 13, beating out more...  

Class: Introduction to Mushroom Cultivation

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Mycologist Romain B. Picasso leads a workshop on the basics of mushroom cultivation at the Civic Garden Center. Mushrooms grow from spores, not seeds, so this class will teach you how to build a mushr  

Event: Mahrajan Summer Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The Mahrajan summer festival returns to St. Anthony of Padua church in East Walnut Hills for a day of food, music, games and more  — all celebrating Lebanese heritage. Authentic cuisine include  

Blog Guide to Taste of Cincinnati

Great weather, mass food, mobile apps, etc.

{CommentsCant} · Friday, May 24, 2013
Start summer off scrumptiously with the 35th annual Taste of Cincinnati — the nation's longest running culinary arts festival. Six blocks of Fifth Street (from Race to Broadway) will be filled with eats from dozens of local signature restaurants, including a Food Truck Alley on North Broadway, and continuous live entertainment from Saturday through Monday. To survive the extremely...  

Event: Memorial Day Weekend Salute

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Celebrate and commemorate those who have served our country with a weekend of activities at the Arlington Memorial Gardens in Finneytown. Remembrances start Friday and go through the weekend with  

Event: Betts Longworth Historic District Walking Tour

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Architreks, a volunteer program of the Architectural Foundation of Greater Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Preservation Association, is leading a guided walking tour of the West End’s Betts Longworth   

Music: Summer Music Series on Fountain Square

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Fountain Square’s multiple weekly summer music series kick-off Tuesday with the first American Roots show, featuring local performers who play everything from Bluegrass and Folk to Honky Tonk and Ro  

The Drinking Issue

On imbibing in Cincinnati from happy hour to hangover

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
This year, CityBeat’s annual “Drinking Issue” goes where no drinking issue has gone before: ’til morning. Spanning the hours from happy hour to hangover, this handy guide takes you from after-work cocktails and nighttime bar-crawls to late-night munchies and mid-morning brunch remedies.  

How Alcohol Works

The science of getting drunk (or why your liver hates you)

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 Humans have been producing ethanol and getting drunk on it since the Neolithic period, making brewing booze one of mankind’s oldest pastimes (besides sex). But how does alcohol work? And why do we get drunk … and like it?

Event: Go OTR 5K Run/Walk and Summer Celebration

0 Comments · Monday, May 13, 2013
Runners, walkers, walkers with strollers, runners with dogs, walkers with dogs and anyone else who wants to support OTR are invited to participate in the seventh annual Over-the-Rhine 5K Run/Walk, fol