dining scene has garnered quite a bit of national attention in the past
couple of years, but when critics discuss our city’s burgeoning
gastro-tourism, they tend to exclude nearby Covington.
When a celebrity opens a restaurant,
customers likely fall into two camps: those who only go there for the
celeb brand, or those who actually enjoy the food, drink and ambiance of
a place that happens to be helmed by a famous person.
For those too young to remember, WKRP in Cincinnati
was a TV show set in the fictional universe of Cincinnati radio
(emphasis on the word fictional), yet it was based on actual radio
follies from creator Hugh Wilson’s stint in Atlanta radio.
used to be a destination for aspiring artists until the high cost of
living started driving creatives away. In its wake, suddenly
Cincinnati’s affordability and desire for artists have pegged us as a
potential new art frontier.
The Lachey brothers are officially in the bar business. Cincinnati natives and boy band superstars Nick and Drew Lachey held a preview night for their bar, Lachey’s Bar, Dec. 19. It opens to the public on Jan. 1. 2015. Mayor John Cranley, 3CDC and 4EG/Lachey’s Bar partner Bob Deck were on hand to help the brothers cut the red ribbon. “We’re literally cutting the red tape,” Drew Lach...