Best Of 2015

2015 Urban Life Reader Picks: Cincinnati's best urban life destinations as selected by CityBeat readers.

2015 Urban Life Reader Picks

Cincinnati's best urban life destinations as selected by CityBeat readers. 

 
Apartment Community
  1. American Can Lofts
  2. Towne Properties
  3. Current @ the Banks
Local App 
  1. Cincinnati.com
  2. Roadtrippers
  3. WCPO
Bed and Breakfast 
  1. Clifton House 
  2. B & B Symphony Hotel 
  3. Murphin Ridge Inn 
Builder/Developer 
  1. 3CDC 
  2. 8K Partners 
  3. Drees 
Building 
  1. Union Terminal 
  2. Music Hall 
  3. Carew Tower 
Church Festival 
  1. Panegyri Festival 
  2. Immaculate Heart of Mary 
  3. St. Rita’s 
Cincinnati Neighborhood 
  1. Over-the-Rhine 
  2. Northside 
  3. Hyde Park 
College/University 
  1. University of Cincinnati 
  2. Xavier University 
  3. Northern Kentucky  University 
Festival/Event 
  1. Oktoberfest  Zinzinnati 
  2. Taste of Cincinnati 
  3. LumenoCity 
Findlay Market Vendor 
  1. Blue Oven Bakery 
  2. Taste of Belgium 
  3. Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices 
Free Attraction 
  1. Cincinnati Parks 
  2. Findlay Market 
  3. LumenoCity 
Kid-Friendly Attraction 
  1. Cincinnati Zoo 
  2. Cincinnati Children’s Museum 
  3. Kings Island 
Hiking Trail 
  1. Cincinnati Nature Center 
  2. Loveland Hike/Bike Trail 
  3. Miami Whitewater Forest 
Jogging Route 
  1. Loveland Bike Trail 
  2. Eden Park 
  3. Lunken Airfield 
Local Start-Up 
  1. Roadtrippers 
  2. Rock Paper Scissors 
  3. Ohio Valley Beard Supply 
Local Tour 
  1. Queen City Underground 
  2. Brewery District Tour 
  3. Queen City is Haunted 
New Thing 
  1. Red Bike 
  2. Jungle Jim’s Whiskey Trail 
  3. ArtWalks with Art on the Streets 
Northern Kentucky Neighborhood 
  1. Covington 
  2. Newport 
  3. Bellevue 
Old Thing 
  1. Cincinnati Zoo 
  2. Findlay Market 
  3. Music Hall
Park 
  1. Eden Park 
  2. Washington Park 
  3. Ault Park 
Place to Take a Visitor 
  1. Downtown/OTR 
  2. Findlay Market 
  3. Cincinnati Zoo 
Place to Kill Time While Waiting for a Table in OTR 
  1. Washington Park 
  2. The Lackman 
  3. 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab 
Playground 
  1. Washington Park 
  2. Cincinnati Children’s Museum 
  3. Sawyer Point Park 
Public Artwork 
  1. ArtWorks Murals 
  2. Metrobot 
  3. Tyler Davidson Memorial Fountain 
Private School 
  1. St.Xavier High School 
  2. Elder High School 
  3. Archibshop Moeller High School 
Public School 
  1. Walnut Hills High School 
  2. Oak Hills High School 
  3. Sycamore High School 
Suburban Neighborhood 
  1. Anderson Township 
  2. Mariemont 
  3. Loveland 
Summer Camp 
  1. Camp Kern
  2. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Camp 
  3. YMCA Camp Ernst 
Scenic Overlook 
  1. Eden Park
  2. Devou Park 
  3. Alms Park 
Weekend Getaway 
(Within 100 Miles) 
  1. Hocking Hills, Ohio 
  2. Red River Gorge, Ky. 
  3. Louisville, Ky.