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Event: Yelp Helps After School

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Yelp.com is teaming up with more than 30 local charities and non-profit organizations to host the Yelp Helps After School Special event. Cincinnati residents are welcomed to come enjoy a night of fu  

Event: LEGO Kidsfest

1 Comments · Monday, March 19, 2012
LEGO’s KidsFest comes to Cincinnati, bringing all the creative hands-on fun of LEGO building and experiences together in one jam-packed activity suitable for kids of all ages, as well as builders of  

Event: Cincinnati St. Patrick's Day Parade

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 13, 2012
It’s happened again! Each year the customary “stealing” of the famous statue of St. Patrick from the Holy Cross-Immaculata church kicks off the events leading up to Cincinnati’s St. Patrick  
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The Ups and Downs of Indie Video Games

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 1, 2012
I love video games. Always have, always will. I grew up watching Mario stomp koopas, Link slay moblins and Kirby inhale enemies to copy their powers. Games will always have a special place in my heart. As much as I like the classics and the stuff being released by the big name companies, however, recently my attention's been diverted to a select few independent companies and developers. People s...  

Event: Taste of Health

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Just because you want to eat healthy doesn’t mean you can’t eat great, too. This Saturday, St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Remke Bigg’s team up for their Taste of Health event in honor of American   
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Pit Bulls in Cincinnati

Not all dogs are treated the same

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Anyone who knows me well will tell you that I’m an avid dog-lover. I’ve owned dogs from the time I was a young teen, and I’ve loved every moment of it. There’s something about our canine companions that just warms my heart. Their wagging tails, their wet noses, the way they’re always happy to see you when you come home ... I just love them. Unfortunately, it seems like not all people in this world share the same passion for dogs that I do. Hundreds upon thousands of dogs are abandoned each year and end up either dead or in shelters, and many more suffer at the hands of neglectful or abusive owners. Fortunately, we have organizations such as the SPCA around to speak out and help these animals. However, it’s recently come to my attention that not all shelters treat certain breeds of dogs the same.  

Events: Cesar Millan

2 Comments · Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Esteemed dog trainer and star of National Geographic Channel’s “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan visits Cincinnati to demonstrate his amazing techniques. With appearances on programs such as Oprah an  
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Online Pirating: An Old-School Gamer's Only Option?

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Last week I blogged about SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, a bill being proposed in Congress that, if passed, would allow both copyright holders as well as the US Department of Justice to severely restrict access to and advertising on any website accused of facilitating copyright infringement. Needless to say the bill’s sparked a huge controversy on the web. Many sites such as Reddit.com blacked out their services on Jan. 18 in protest, and those against the bill are saying the bill inhibits free speech and will effectively “ruin the Internet” if passed.  

Events: Chinese New Year with Lang Lang and CSO

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Join the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and esteemed pianist Lang Lang Friday in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Praised as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang Lang disp  
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SOPA: Stopping Pirating or Needless Censorship?

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Anyone who knows me well can tell you that I'm a total Internet junkie. I spend a lot of my free time online, browsing various sites like Youtube, chatting in forums with friends and otherwise killing time. As of late, though, one particular subject seems to have pushed itself into the forefront of internet denizens everywhere. That is, SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, a censorship bill which was proposed by the US House of Representatives on Oct. 26, 2011. It's created quite a buzz online, and with all the people talking about it and what it supposedly proposes, it's hard to get one's facts straight. Friends of mine claim that the government's trying to censor the internet, block access to certain sites - that SOPA will cripple the World Wide Web as we know it.