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An Icon Under the Bus

· Aug 13, 2014 08:35 am

The recent Hamilton County Commissioners’ quarter-cent sales tax dust-up that booted Music Hall from the original package deal is a perfect storm of class, political finger-pointing and entitlement. ...

A Brief Yet Triumphant Introduction

· Aug 13, 2014 08:38 am

Fifty years ago, the first edition of the daily Zambia Times rolled off our presses in Central Africa and I was in charge of the news operation. It’s as close as I’ll come to giving birth.
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The Finish Line

· Aug 6, 2014 08:50 am

Dear President Barack Obama: I was beginning to think you’d forgotten all about me. Then I recalled how very busy you are and have been. ...

Remembering "The Struggle"

· Aug 6, 2014 08:53 am

Work defined my life in Central Africa. Six or seven days a week in 1964, I was at my desk by mid-morning as news editor in charge of a new black nationalist daily, the Zambia Times.
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Taste of Blue Ash This Weekend

The 29th annual fest features more than 25 food vendors and live music from The Charlie Daniels Band

· Aug 19, 2014 10:27 am

Taste of Blue Ash is the suburb's answer to downtown's annual (and the nation's longest running) food festival, Taste of Cincinnati.The free event, celebrating almost 30 years this year, will have more than 25 food vendors including Buona Terra, City BBQ, Alfio's Buon Cibo, La Petite France,...

Macaron Bar Coming to OTR

A strictly macaron bakery for Francophiles and sweet tooths

· Aug 19, 2014 09:58 am

Macarons. You can't walk a block in Paris without seeing boulangerie windows lined with the colorful, little cookies — even McDonald's McCafe has a selection: pistachio, raspberry, chocolate. And while a couple of local bakeries specialize in the treat (pastry of merengue and almond...

Road Scholar Adds Cincinnati to Signature Cities

· Aug 18, 2014 03:52 pm

This is big news for Cincinnati tourism — a sign that the city's ongoing revival is attracting national interest.Road Scholar, the big tour company that plans excursions around the world — from Cuba to Cambodia — has just added Cincinnati to its Signature (American) Cities offerings. The...

 

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

· Jul 23, 2014 08:29 am

Fox’s WXIX 19 had a bizarre “investigative” report which not only rehashed an earlier story at unseemly length but also repeated itself during the rehash. City departmental managers are supposed to live in the city, according to Cincinnati City Council. Some apparently don’t. Good story. ...

An Icon Under the Bus

· Aug 13, 2014 08:35 am

The recent Hamilton County Commissioners’ quarter-cent sales tax dust-up that booted Music Hall from the original package deal is a perfect storm of class, political finger-pointing and entitlement. ...

Cincinnati vs. the World 07.30.2014

· Jul 29, 2014 02:30 pm

Sarah Palin has found another way to make money off her status as a celebrity political commentator, with her new online Sarah Palin Channel. For $10 a month, subscribers can get news delivered by Palin that “cuts through the media’s politically correct filter,” along with a dose of the Palin household’s “real-life” “outdoor adventures.” ...

Kindness in Covington

· Aug 1, 2014 03:19 pm

I decided to brave that slope with my quad cane and my old, rickety folding utility cart. I told myself I could handle this just fine. I was telling myself a lie. ...

Worst Week Ever!: May 28-June 3

· Jun 4, 2014 10:04 am

For many Cincinnatians, the scariest part of going across the Western Hills Viaduct is not knowing which lane you should be in as you wrap around that McDonald’s that greets you on the West Side — one wrong turn and you could be headed down State Street and wondering both what year it is and if parts of Gummo were filmed there. 
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A Brief Yet Triumphant Introduction

· Aug 13, 2014 08:38 am

Fifty years ago, the first edition of the daily Zambia Times rolled off our presses in Central Africa and I was in charge of the news operation. It’s as close as I’ll come to giving birth.
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