After realizing that a niche to supply healthy
snacks to college students existed, Cincinnati-based Marissa Hu and Andy
Fortson founded Co-Ed Supply, a subscription-based start-up that
targets the collegiate crowd by providing them with “college essentials”
ranging from food to toiletries.
If you do the math, Gary Collins has been
skateboarding longer than a lot of the kids currently skating on a
professional level have even been alive. But that doesn’t mean he’s not
out there with those same guys, skating around the city...
Rhett Harkins, general manager of Price
Hill’s BLOC Coffee Company, plummeted 60 feet from a cliff while hiking
Haystack Rock in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge on Dec. 14. The injuries he
sustained included a broken ankle, femur, hand and shoulder, along with a
Cincinnati needs people like Joi Sears. The twentysomething actor/activist moved
back to her hometown, Cincinnati, about a year ago after spending nearly
a decade in New York and months — if not years, collectively —
Located in historic Over-the-Rhine is the
type of highly curated men’s clothing store previously unheard of in
Cincinnati — one that would normally find its niche in a high-end
fashion hotspot like New York City.
Thanks to the Contemporary Arts Center
(CAC), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the University of Cincinnati’s
College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), concert:nova and MusicNow, New
Music progressivism is alive and well — and building a devoted following
— in Cincinnati.
The halcyon days of walking into a pizza
place, mall or convenience store to play a round of “Pac-Man,” “Donkey
Kong” or “Frogger” on video game arcade cabinets supposedly ended
decades ago, but all is not lost — arcades are making a big comeback
nationwide, and Cincinnati’s in the midst of the boom.
Cincinnati’s Bi-Okoto (pronounced
“Bee-O-Ko-Toe”) Cultural Institute, a nonprofit performing arts
organization that illuminates Africa’s rich traditional heritage,
recently won the African Professionals Network (APNET) award for African
culture, community and entertainment.