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Events: Bike-to-Work Week Celebration

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 18, 2010
There’s a party for cyclists on Fountain Square to celebrate Bike-to-Work Week. It includes live music by Lagniappe; food and beverages from Melt, Five Star Foodies and La Terza Artisan Coffee; and booths packed with information about local cycling organizations and opportunities to get out on two-wheels. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday.  

Events: Breakfast on the Bridge

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Bike Week wraps up on Friday with Breakfast on the Bridge — grub and good conversation for hungry cyclists. 7-10 a.m. Friday.  

Events: Queen City Bike and Dine

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Bikes and food are some of our favorite things. If these are your faves too, check out the Bike Dine, a progressive meal on wheels. Riders meet up at Park Vine and participate in a 20-mile tour of local eateries, including Take The Cake, The Loving Cafe, Lucky John Slow Food Market and The Rookwood. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday.  

Medical Marijuana Bill Takes Root in Ohio

State Sen. Bill Seitz supports concept, but not this bill

18 Comments · Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Depending on how you read the tea leaves, support for some sort of marijuana legalization might be at an all-time high among Americans. As a result, Ohio State Rep. Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) recently introduced House Bill 478, which would legalize the use, growth and dispensing of medical marijuana for persons suffering from debilitating conditions including cancer, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease. State Sen. Bill Seitz (R-Green Township) supports medical marijuana but thinks it should be legalized at the federal, not state, level.  

Events: MoBo Fundraiser

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 11, 2010
MoBo is throwing their fourth annual fundraising party at Mayday Saturday with a variety of performers including The Tillers, DJ Grover, The Chocolate Horse, DJs Northside Nick, Fishfischer and harpist Elizabeth Motter. Food and snacks are provided and drink specials run all night. Silent auction until 10 p.m. $8 for co-op members or $10 for non-members.  

Events: Bike Plan Open House

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 4, 2010
May is Bike Month! This week you can check out the future of riding in Cincinnati and give your two cents at the City of Cincinnati Bike Plan Open House 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center.  

Events: Bike and Plant Sale

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 4, 2010
If you need a new (to you) set of wheels or some greenery, head to the Mobo Bicycle Cooperative's used bike sale and Village Green plant sale Saturday, running 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Village Green.  

Events: Newport Gangster Tour

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Newport's kings of crime are back with the 2010 installment of the Newport Gangster Tour. Learn about the sordid history of Cincinnati's south-of-the-border playground on this 90-minute, six-block walking tour. It's an offer you can't refuse.  

Earth Day Events

Celebrating the 40th annual ode to Earth

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Cincinnati doesn't mess around when it comes to Earth Day. Events take place at the Cincinnati Zoo, Sawyer Point, Fountain Square and more. If you're looking for a little green inspiration, there are plenty of area events to get involved in.  

Take a Hike

Outdoor writer Tamara York leads readers down a path ... or 60

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Pick just about any local outdoor trail, and Tamara York has almost certainly been down it. She wrote the book on local hiking trails — literally — with her 2009 publication of '60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cincinnati' (via local publisher Clerisy Press and their outdoor imprint, Menasha Ridge).