Rail trips are sobering in this way and
accommodations — both coach and first class — that seem spacious in
daylight can feel like hard little boxes at night. There’s a curious mix
of comfort and discomfort that comes along for the ride.
Episcopal Community Services Foundation’s BikeFest is more than a charity ride; it
offers riders from a variety of athletic backgrounds — both serious and
occasional riders — the opportunity to learn about and engage with the
local charities they’re serving.
For many folks, first-person video games
offer all the thrills they need. But others crave the tactile realness
of an actual obstacle course with knotted ropes to climb, mud pits to
crawl through and walls to be surmounted. The typical ingredients of
adventure races include a military-style course, a river of mud and
whatever torture tests a perverse mind can conjure. Throw in a small
legion of weekend warriors and you’ve got yourself a fresh baked
adventure — or a hot mess, depending on your point of view.
They shared the same
Christian values, they shared a love of children and Jonathan Zeng was
ready to start as a music teacher at his new school. But 15 minutes after accepting the offer, Zeng received a
phone call from a school board representative because something was weighing on his mind — whether or not Zeng is gay.
For those who have never ridden the
snaky, shaky path from Lake Erie to the shores of the Ohio, it might
seem odd that a map is needed for a single bicycle route. But the ride,
like a miniature Route 66, meets many small towns along the way, and
figuring your way between where the path ends on one side of town and
picks up on another can be confusing.
of years ago I was heading up William Howard Taft Road to Gilbert
Avenue and was nearing the intersection in the left turn lane when a
contractor’s van started tailgating me. The driver whaled on his horn
for me to move. Now, seriously, this guy had a gas pedal and could go
much faster than me.
The phrase, ‘Cincinnati’s first openly
gay council member’ has been regularly linked to Chris Seelbach’s name
in media reports ever since his November election. In an interview last
week, Seelbach told CityBeat that this label helped him win his
seat on council and is an integral part of his identity as a man and a
city leader, but it’s far from a complete picture of who he is.