The Cincinnati Fringe Festival is in
full effect, and CityBeat's intrepid team of reviewers is on the
scene. Check back early and often for reviews of all 32 performances,
nearly all of which will have their first performance reviewed.
You'll be completely in the know for this weekend's Fringy
Cincinnati's annual celebration of the two-wheeled lifestyle returns in May. We've got the official Bike Month calendar, provided by Queen City Bike and the Cincinnati Department of Transportation. Events run all month long, and "Bike to Work Week," May 14-18, will offer free coffee and treats for those who want to try cycling to or from work for the first time.
Our big Green List of local recycling, green media, community, building supplies, energy, sustainable food, green spaces and transit, environmentally conscience communities and more. If you're looking to improve the world around you, this is a great place to start.
Cincinnati's urban experience can at times feel fractured, but there's no debating that across our many eclectic neighborhoods one can find everything a bigger city offers — and more. The following are some of our favorite outdoor spots, cultural resources, markets and healthy lifestyle resources.
Cincinnatians love their sports, and we liberals down at CityBeat are no different. The following are some of the more noteworthy athletes, teams and media that help define the local sporting landscape.
OK, we admit it — CityBeat staffers do a lot of eating (it's one of the main ways we stay alive). Luckily, in Cincinnati one doesn't have to look far for a great place to eat, whether you're in brunch-mode or looking for traditional lunch, dinner or late-night options. And our city offers plenty of resources for those who like to whip up something special at home.
You can get just about anything you need in Cincinnati (presuming you're not asking for quality mass transit, and also have a car). Our city's wide ranging retail and service offerings run the gamut from architectural salvage, micro markets, non-profit specialty stores, lifestyle stores and florists. What else could you possibly need?
Our arts and nightlife picks encompasses everything from traditional music venues and performers to art galleries, great theater, bar nights and more. Where else are you going to learn about the "best place to play your vinyl records while having a coffee or a beer or other alcoholic beverage?" That's what we thought.
Cincinnati has a unique political climate — and that's saying it nicely. The following represent the more notable (if frustrating at times) happenings during 2011 and what Cincinnati can look forward to in the coming months in its political world.