Remedial efforts to combat and understand local food deserts strive to improve public health
When grocery store chain Aldi shuttered the doors of its Avondale location in 2008, the neighborhood didn’t just lose a community business. It lost a slice of its livelihood. ...
Barrio Tequileria joins the Northside taco explosion
love authentic tacos. I’m thrilled about the recent influx of
restaurants in the greater Cincinnati area where I can indulge in my
addiction, particularly in Northside. The most recent addition is Barrio
Tequileria. It’s a good one, too.
On June 20 at 7 p.m., Spring Grove Cemetery will offer a Twilight Tour of what I believe is one of the finest and most prescient war memorials in this region — its Civil War section, where 1,027 soldiers are buried in a manner so subtly unobtrusive to the surroundings that it’s easy to overlook. ...
Even though we as adults don’t
necessarily get an extended summer vacation, the memory of childhoods
spent basking in a solar hug from June to August — wiping dripping
Popsicles from our hands and jumping through sprinklers — stays with us.
And our Summer Guide celebrates and recognizes all those wistful
traditions with a grown-up twist.
Plus, Tweens sign to Frenchkiss, PUBLIC's debut turns 1 and The Hiders go to the movies
Over the Rhine announces its next album will be a double set released this September called Meet Me At the Edge of the World. Plus, Cincy trio Tweens sign with Frenchkiss Records. ...
Four impressive shows round out Cincinnati Opera's upcoming season
One intriguing opera in a new venue plus
three warhorses equals Cincinnati Opera’s summer season. Factor in casts
featuring many of opera’s most exciting and acclaimed young singers,
along with young directors and acclaimed conductors, and the formula may
come up a winner.
Language abuse — as opposed to abusive language — is as old as language itself.
After 50-plus years of reporting and
editing, I should be used to it, but I’m increasingly irritated by its
deliberate, partisan misuse.
Pilobolus Dance Theatre has never been a typical dance company. From its origins at Dartmouth College in 1971, its nonconformity and evolution are in its DNA and have enabled the company to flourish where it will — much like the sun-loving fungus after which it’s named. ...
Now in its sixth season, Southern-fried vampire drama True Blood (9 p.m. Sundays, HBO) has truly “turned.” What started as a somewhat realistic take on the genre, suspenseful and sexy with a wink of camp, is now a full-blown supernatural soap opera. ...