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Mark Your Calendar for Cincinnati Food Festivals

  If you are a food festival fanatic, Cincinnati is the place to be in 2022. After two years of schedules disrupted by the pandemic, festivals are coming back with a bang this year. At the top of the food pyramid is Taste of Cincinnati, the nation’s longest running free culinary arts festival. But the…

Where to Park at Findlay Market

When spring arrives, Findlay Market comes alive. After the long winter days with a slower pace, full-time merchants gear up, outdoor vendors return, and the biergarten reopens. On the first few warm days, you can be sure you will see people everywhere! As much fun as it is to feel the energy at a bustling…

The Calm Before the Storm

For anyone in the tourism business in Ohio, the months of January and February are the calm before the storm. Anyone thinking of vacation migrates to Florida or other warm environs during the winter months. Often attractions, museums, restaurants, and tour companies take advantage of slow traffic to revamp programs and plan for the influx…

5 Ways To Get Around Downtown Cincinnati Without Your Car

Driving in a strange city can sometimes take all the fun out of traveling. Since Cincinnati’s urban core is very compact, it makes it easy to park at a hotel and never touch your car again until you are ready to leave town. Here are 5 convenient ways to navigate Downtown Cincinnati without a car:…

A New Cincinnati Experience in Hyde Park

For many of us, the Cincinnati neighborhood of Hyde Park is a little bit of the unknown. Younger people may know that Hyde Park is “somewhere near Rookwood Commons” shopping center. Others may know of the stately mansions or the Cincinnati Country Club. Few, however, know that Hyde Park was Cincinnati’s first real “city-burb” and…

The Power of Goetta

Browse any Cincinnati breakfast menu, and chances are your sides will include choices of bacon, sausage, or goetta. But what is “goetta?” To the uninitiated, it may seem like scrapple or mush. But to a Cincinnati native, it may be a reminder of breakfast at Grandma’s or it may be a crucial element in a…

Don’t Sleep on Cincinnati

Every now and then, I need a wake up call. When I start to take something for granted, I need someone to snap me to attention. I’m not talking about gratitude for food, shelter, and clothing, but rather I need to simply appreciate that I live in Cincinnati, OH. In the last year, I have…

Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday OUTSIDE!

After living through a pandemic for the last year and dealing with remote learning and Zoom meetings, Cincinnati moms and dads can’t wait to get the kids outside! Thankfully spring is on the horizon so getting out of the house without boots and three layers of clothes is finally a reality. But what about your…

Are Your Cincinnati Food Tours Accessible?

Among the FAQ’s we get at Cincinnati Food Tours are questions like “Are your tours wheelchair-friendly?” or “Are your tours accessible for someone with mobility issues?” The standard answer is that the market house itself is accessible at Findlay Market. However, the aisles are fairly narrow and may be extremely crowded on the weekends. If…

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in a Pandemic

As 2020 winds down, it is inevitable that we see countless lists like Best Things to Happen in 2020, Worst Things to Happen in 2020, and Ten Things I Can’t Believe Happened in 2020. We all agree 2020 was like no other in our lifetime. We all changed, and we all discovered strengths and weaknesses…