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Opening Day Festivities

Food and drink specials abound for Reds fans and people skipping work Monday

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 27, 2014
Opening Day is probably the coolest thing about Cincinnati. What other city has its own self-proclaimed, sports-related holiday respected by Fortune 500 companies, public school systems and private businesses alike? 
No one should have to do anything on Monday, March 31 except celebrate the upcoming Reds season and the fact that in 1869 some smart person assembled a full lineup of salaried...  
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Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Coming to Mason

Build your own pizza

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 27, 2014
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, a fast-casual build-your-own pizza restaurant, is coming to Mason mid-May.
Using the assembly-line format (similar to Chipotle, Fusian, etc.), each guest can walk down the counter and create their own custom-built pizza, fired in a blazing oven and ready in 180 seconds. Each customer starts with a house-made 11-inch crust and then selects toppings — either from existi...  
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Washington Platform's 28th Annual Oyster Festival Starts Friday

Shuck 'em, suck 'em, eat 'em raw

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Washington Platform kicks off its 28th annual Oyster Festival Friday, March 28. Enjoy more than 40 fresh oyster dishes, including smoked oyster salad, oyster-stuffed jalapenos, fresh-shucked oysters on the half-shell and more, through May 3.And, like any good food festival, Washington Platform will also be hosting oyster-related contests and events, including a pearl count contest and trivia....  
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Taste of Belgium is the Official Waffle of the Cincinnati Reds

Grab a waffle and chicken, plain, chocolate or fruit waffle

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Taste of Belgium has announced that it's partnering with the Great American Ball Park to become the "Official Waffle of the Cincinnati Reds." (Do any other teams have an official waffle? Didn't think so.) Starting on Opening Day, fans can now grab a Belgian waffle with toppings such as sweet cream, fruit or chocolate during a game, starting at just $5. If fans are looking for someth...  
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Strauss Troy Market Vendor Application Due Friday

Fountain Square farmers market open to food and non-food vendors

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Are you looking for a place to sell your crafts, produces, snacks, etc.?
Vendor applications for Fountain Square's Strauss Troy Market are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 28. The market, produced by 3CDC, happens Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., April 29-Oct. 28.3CDC will be accepting applications from three types ...  

Event: Art After Dark

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
This month’s Art After Dark, the Cincinnati Art Museum’s final Friday happy hour event, is themed “Rococo Vibrations.”   

Art: I Fell So Sad at the Art Academy of Cincinnati

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The Art Academy of Cincinnati thesis exhibit, I Fell So Sad, is a comedic and profound examination of existence.  
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Sotto Named at Top 100 Restaurant by OpenTable

The local restaurant ranks among the nation's best

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 21, 2014
Chef David Falk's Sotto* restaurant was recently named one of the "Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America" by OpenTable's Diners’ Choice Awards. According to a press release, the winners were chosen after sorting through more than 5 million reviews of more than 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states. All restaurants with a minimum number of qualifying reviews were included for considerat...  
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USA Today Names Cincinnati a Top "Small City" with a "Big Food Scene"

Along with Asheville, N.C., Pittsburgh, Boulder, Colo., and St. Louis

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 21, 2014
For those of us lucky enough to call Cincinnati home, we know you don't have to travel to either one of the coasts to get some of the best food in the nation. And USA Today agrees. 
They recently named Cincinnati one of the nation's top six small cities with big food scenes. We probably wouldn't call ourselves small, per se — we are home to more than a handful of Fortune 500 compa...  

Film: Stand With Me

0 Comments · Monday, March 17, 2014
 In this new documentary, follow 9-year-old Vivienne Harr as she raises funds to combat human trafficking and slavery via a lemonade stand.