Chef Ryan Santos provides a literal farm-to-table al fresco dining experience at Carriage House Farm
On a recent Saturday, Chef Ryan Santos of Please, a mobile dining pop-up, uses pages from old copies of CityBeat to light a fire. Santos moves quietly and efficiently between trays of colorful but gnarled carrots, turning them gently over the brick-lined grates as the afternoon warms. ...
Local authorities rarely cite drivers for texting, say proof is hard to find
Drivers in Greater Cincinnati are texting away. Men, women. Young, old. Smart and not so. Texting behind the wheel is an indulgence that people just can’t resist. ...
The case for inducting Punk pioneer Richard Hell into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame
He’s a Kentuckian and architect of Punk, but Kentucky Music Hall of Fame seems to be in no rush to induct Lexington native/Punk icon Richard Hell. ...
Fifty West Brewing ties craft brews to Cincinnati’s beer past
“You ever have those moments where you just get really excited in life and you can’t sleep?” asks Bobby Slattery, co-owner of Fifty West Brewing Company. ...
I’ve written about theater in Cincinnati for more than 25 years — including reviews and features for CityBeat
since it began in 1994. I recently dug through my files on theaters
that came and went during the 1990s. In this column (and one on July 3),
I’ll provide an overview of that era and offer some thoughts about
what’s missing in 2013.
There was this woman with a deep, slow
drawl spoken in something between a rasp and a whisper who had a
lightning bolt inked high on her right cheekbone not as thuggery, irony
or defiance but as a simple, stunning marker adding to the mystique of a
woman easily mistaken in her era-defying androgyny for a man.
OTR gallery promotes artists of all abilities
Jymi Bolden seems propelled by momentum. A
deliberate speaker with a warm smile, Bolden’s Art Beyond Boundaries
(ABB) gallery has been exhibiting at its current location on Main Street
for more than six years.
As the state budget process winds down, it’s looking more and more likely that Republican legislators will reject one of the most obviously positive policies to ever come before them. ...