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marketing and PR firm Peanut Butter & Jelly Co.
hosts a Final Friday party tonight to celebrate the opening of its new
Over-the-Rhine studio and the launch of a bi-annual PB&J-produced magazine.
Guests will check out the fruits of a creative partnership between members of
PB&J and Such + Such Designs, including furniture from the collection. The
party runs 6-9 p.m. at the new studio at 1417 Main St., OTR. Valet parking is
favorite mobile eateries invade West Chester for the first-ever Union Center Food
Truck Rally Friday. Vendors include Café de Wheels, Waffo, EAT! Mobile Dining, C’est
Cheese, SugarSnap! Truck, Red Sesame Korean BBQ and many more, plus plenty of
beverages and live music The event is already in full effect, running until 10
p.m. Proceeds benefit The
Girls and Boys Club of West Chester and Liberty Twp.
Hair Design hosts its first annual fundraiser Saturday with White-Out Child
Abuse: The Cincinnati White Party at the Japps Annex. A donation to Childhelp,
a charity for which the salon has raised $6,000 over the years, gets you in the
door for an evening of cocktails, a silent auction, fashion show and dancing.
All white attire is encouraged! Tickets are $10 in advance online,
$15 at the door.
month, Mason welcomed the oldest tennis tournament in the world.
This weekend, the city hosts the longest running beach volleyball tour in the
world, the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. Saturday through Monday, top American
players will compete at the Lindner Family Tennis Center. Fans will be excited
to see Olympians including Phil Dalhausser, Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross, Todd
Rogers and others. Go here for tickets and
Labor Day is
synonymous with Riverfest
for the half-million Tri-state residents and visitors that attend the holiday
fest and fireworks bash every year. Kicking off and noon and running until 11
p.m. Sunday, Riverfest draws gigantic crowds to both sides of the river, so
come early and prepared (no booze or other beverages, coolers, wheeled items or
weapons). This year’s event will feature the first-ever Dent Schoolhouse WEBN
Zombie Walk at 5:30 p.m. Come dressed in your bloodiest,
undead best to be apart of what organizers hope to be the biggest zombie event
in the Tri-state. Rozzi’s famous fireworks display lights up at 9:05 p.m.
For more art openings, summer festivals and other stuff to do this weekend, check out
our To Do
picks, full calendar
and Rick Pender’s Stage
for weekend theater offerings.
Cincinnati' s favorite mobile eateries explore new options
1 Comment · Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Food trucks arrived in Cincinnati only
three years ago, but already a few are expanding into brick-and-mortar
locations. While some of these changes are in hopes of transitioning
into a fecund restaurant business, others are just trying to survive in a
competitive market in a city with limited spots to park and do
2 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
In a sense, Emily Frank is living vicariously through her food truck. C’est Cheese, pronounced “say cheese”
(but it’s OK if you never get it right — few do), is a gourmet grilled
cheese truck. A year in the making but only really a couple weeks
old, C’est Cheese hit Cincinnati’s ground running.
Cincinnati food trucks offer creative cuisine on the go
1 Comment · Thursday, May 31, 2012
In 2010, the City of
Cincinnati approved a pilot program that allowed up to 25 mobile food
vendors to operate in three designated public zones: Sawyer Point, Court
Street Market and at Fifth and Race streets. Since then, 11 vendors
have signed up for the permits that allow them to operate within the
5 Comments · Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Matt Greco, owner of Grecos downtown,
deftly steered clear of all that hubbub. Serving breakfast and lunch for
several months now out of his new space just west of Paul Brown
Stadium, Greco combines the hip and funky menu of popular food trucks
with all the comforts and amenities of a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
0 Comments · Wednesday, June 8, 2011
A few years ago, one of the best things about visiting other cities was exploring their food truck options. Not only do they almost always have really good, cheap and fast food, but they provide a great option for talented chefs to show off their creations to the public without the massive expense of a storefront restaurant. Now, thanks mainly to the efforts of Councilmember Laure Quinlivan, we actually are seeing an explosion of food trucks here in Cincinnati.