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Cincinnati is Cool. Here Are Your Talking Points.

Are you the parent of an out-of town guest who will be visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday? Or maybe YOU are the transplant who has family visiting you here in Cincinnati. Do you cringe when they ask, “What’s so great about Cincinnati?” or “Why do you want to live here?” To relieve the stress, we’ve…

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Exploring Wyoming, Ohio

We’re spreading our wings! From the seeds we planted at Findlay Market in 2012, Cincinnati Food Tours has grown to include Over-the-Rhine, Walnut Hills, Pendleton, and Mt. Adams, all neighborhoods concentrated around downtown. Now we…

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World-Class Chefs at World-Class Findlay Market

The organizers of Blink 2019, Cincinnati’s light and art festival, recently announced that Jean-Robert de Cavel will be the grand marshal of the Future City Spectacular Parade on October 10. What…

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Play Hooky in Cincinnati

For many of us, this year’s vacation is in the rear view mirror. The start of the school year is any day now, and stores have already started promoting Halloween. The end of summer may be approaching way too fast, but that doesn’t mean you have to cocoon just yet. Just sneak away for a…

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A European Vacation Right in Cincinnati

Summer is here so vacation talk is everywhere. Maybe you’re headed to the beach or off in search of cool mountain breezes. Or perhaps you make an annual pilgrimage to a favorite lake house. Some of you may have bucket list travels on the calendar and will head to exotic places. For many, a European…

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Kid-friendly Restaurants near Popular Cincinnati Attractions

If you’re traveling with kids this summer, you’ll find an amazing number of things to do in the Cincinnati region. Kings Island amusement park is on every family’s list, and you’ll need a whole day to have time for both the rides and the water park. Everyone knows the Cincinnati Zoo is a must-see family…

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Planting a Seed at Findlay Market

One of the things we try to explain on The Original Findlay Market Tour is that the market is a perfect place to start a food-related business. The location, the foot traffic, the diversity, and…

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Home Grown Chefs

Since we’ve been doing food tours around the Cincinnati area, we’ve realized how fluid the restaurant industry is. It’s not uncommon for a server to work the lunch shift at one restaurant and then be behind another bar by the late shift. Or someone who has been doing a bang-up job at the host station…

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By George, Let’s All Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

An unexpected thing happened last week. I blew up the internet. Not literally, of course, but I know that’s what you say when a picture or comment evokes LOTS of likes, replies, or other responses. When the internet “blows up,” someone posts, and everyone in the world seems to chime in with their own reactions….

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Follow the Line in Over-the-Rhine: Favorite Walk-Up Windows

Walking around in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, it’s not unusual to turn a corner and see a long line of people. If you’re just visiting, you might think people are waiting in line for tickets to a concert or sporting event. If it’s a cold or rainy day, you are probably more convinced that they are…

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