2013 Urban Life Reader Picks

The 2013 reader picks for best local public spaces, resources and businesses.

Apartment Community: Current @ The Banks

2 American Can Lofts

3 Lofts at Shillito Place


Bed and Breakfast: The Clifton House Bed & Breakfast

2 Gaslight Bed & Breakfast

3 TIE: Murphin Ridge Inn and
Symphony Hotel


Builder/Developer: 3CDC

2 Turner Construction Company

3 Drees Homes


Building: Union Terminal

2 Music Hall

3 Carew Tower


Church Festival : Panegyri Greek Festival

2 St. Rita’s

3 Immaculate Heart of Mary


Cincinnati Neighborhood: Over-the-Rhine

2 Hyde Park

3 Northside


College/University: University of Cincinnati

2 Xavier University

3 Northern Kentucky University


Festival Event: Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

2 Taste of Cincinnati

3 MidPoint Music Festival


Findlay Market Vendor
: Taste of Belgium

2 Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices

3 Pho Lang Thang


Hiking Trail: Cincinnati Nature Center

2 Loveland Hike/Bike Trail

3 Ault Park


New Thing: Washington Park

2 Yuengling Beer

3 Horseshoe Casino


Northern Kentucky Neighborhood: Covington

2 Newport

3 Bellevue


Old Thing
: Cincinnati Zoo

2 Findlay Market

3 Over-the-Rhine


Park: Washington Park

2 Ault Park

3 Eden Park


Place to Take a Visitor: Downtown/Over-the-Rhine

2 Cincinnati Reds Game

3 Findlay Market


Playground: Washington Park

2 Duke Energy Children’s Museum

3 Sawyer Point

Private School: St. Xavier High School

2 McNicholas High School

3 Archbishop Moeller High School


Public School: Walnut Hills High School

2 The School for Creative and Performing Arts

3 Oak Hills High School


Specialty/Gourmet Market: Jungle Jim’s

2 Findlay Market

3 Whole Foods


Suburban Neighborhood: Anderson Township

2 Mariemont

3 Loveland


Summer Camp: YMCA Camp Ernst

2 TIE: Camp Kern and Cincinnati Nature Center

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