OK, we admit it — CityBeat staffers do a lot of eating (it's one of the main ways we stay alive). Luckily, in Cincinnati one doesn't have to look far for a great place to eat, whether you're in brunch-mode or looking for traditional lunch, dinner or late-night options. And our city offers plenty of resources for those who like to whip up something special at home.
You can get just about anything you need in Cincinnati (presuming you're not asking for quality mass transit, and also have a car). Our city's wide ranging retail and service offerings run the gamut from architectural salvage, micro markets, non-profit specialty stores, lifestyle stores and florists. What else could you possibly need?
Our arts and nightlife picks encompasses everything from traditional music venues and performers to art galleries, great theater, bar nights and more. Where else are you going to learn about the "best place to play your vinyl records while having a coffee or a beer or other alcoholic beverage?" That's what we thought.
Cincinnati has a unique political climate — and that's saying it nicely. The following represent the more notable (if frustrating at times) happenings during 2011 and what Cincinnati can look forward to in the coming months in its political world.
A conservative organization that
advocates for immigration reform will begin running TV and radio
commercials in Southwest Ohio this week that attempt to pressure House
Speaker John Boehner (R-West Chester) to allow a vote on the “E-Verify”