30 Activities to Put On Your Cincinnati Summer Bucket List

Summer is right around the corner, and for those ready to leave their cabin fever behind, there are plenty of ways to…

By CityBeat Staff

Visit Sharonville's The Root Beer Stand
    11566 Reading Road, Sharonville
    Opened as an A&W Root Beer Stand in 1957, the now family-owned restaurant makes secret-recipe root beer (available by the jug) using water from the property’s 280-foot-deep well. But don’t miss out on the food — the secret-recipe chili for the eatery’s famous foot-long coney dogs is to die for. Open seasonally.
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Everything We Saw at the AJR Concert at Cincinnati's Riverbend Music Center

Indie-pop trio AJR stopped by Cincinnati on their OK Orchestra world tour on May 17. The New York-based group — made up of…

By CityBeat Staff

Everything we Saw at the AJR Concert at Cincinnati's Riverbend Music Center
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All the Photos from The Who Concert at Cincinnati's TQL Stadium

The Who finally returned to Cincinnati on May 15 at FC Cincinnati's TQL Stadium. It was the legendary rock band’s first local…

By CityBeat Staff

All the Photos from The Who's Concert at Cincinnati's TQL Stadium
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All the Photos from Planned Parenthood's 'Bans Off Our Bodies' Cincinnati Abortion Rights Rally at Fountain Square

On May 2, Politico reported on a leaked draft opinion from an unidentified U.S. Supreme Court clerk that suggested a majority of the court…

By CityBeat Staff

All the Photos from Planned Parenthood's 'Bans Off Our Bodies' Cincinnati Abortion Rights Rally at Fountain Square
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Everything We Saw at the Garth Brooks Concert at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium

After grumbling from several pandemic-related teases, Cincinnati got to see Garth Brooks finally, truly, for real this time. The city got two…

By Allison Babka

Garth
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The 21 Hottest New Restaurants in Cincinnati Right Now

Summer is almost here, and Cincinnati's food scene is heating up. Dozens of restaurants have opened in recent months, from Mexican joints…

By CityBeat Staff

Alcove
400-1410 Vine St. in Over-the-Rhine
MadTree Brewing has opened a multi-level Over-the-Rhine bar, restaurant and event space called Alcove. MadTree describes Alcove's main bar and restaurant as containing "a large bar, light-filled lounges, dining areas and an intimate private dining room for small groups." The space also features a "lush outdoor patio space for lounging and dining." The food menu is focused on farm-to-table dishes created by chef Stephen Williams of Bouquet Restaurant and Spoon: Kitchen and Market. The drink menu features housemade cocktails — utilizing herbs grown in that aforementioned greenhouse — and MadTree’s own brews will be on tap at the three bars located throughout. From a design standpoint, Alcove is stuffed with live greenery from Urban Blooms in every corner, creating a secret-garden-like feeling with living feature walls. In the event loft on the third floor, there's even a massive chandelier made of ferns.
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24 Stunning Hikes in the Cincinnati Area

Greater Cincinnati is home to a myriad of parks offering diverse hiking trails perfect for every sort of hiker. As the temperatures…

By CityBeat Staff

Glenwood Gardens
    10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn
    Glenwood Gardens has the Garden Loop Trail and the Wetland Loop Trail. The Garden Loop is 1.1 miles of paved trail leading past a gazebo, the Mill Creek and the stone bridge. The Wetland Loop is a nature trail past grassy meadows, woods and wetlands.
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All the Photos from the Kiss Concert at Wright State University Nutter Center

Famed glam rock band Kiss stopped by Dayton's Wright State University Nutter Center on their farewell End of the Road world tour…

By CityBeat Staff

All the Photos from the Kiss Concert at the Nutter Center
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See Inside Nolia, Over-the-Rhine's New Southern-Style Restaurant

New restaurant Nolia adds some Southern flair to Cincinnati’s foodie landscape. But while the restaurant serves unique dishes inspired by Chef Jeffery…

By Sean M. Peters

See Inside Nolia, Over-the-Rhine's New Southern-Style Restaurant
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Everything We Saw at Cincinnati's Asian Food Fest

On May 7 and 8, Court Street Plaza transformed into the culinary epicenter of Cincinnati during the 11th Asian Food Fest. Over…

By CityBeat Staff

Everything We Saw at Cincinnati's Asian Food Fest this Past Weekend
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This Italian Villa-Style Mansion in Indian Hill is a Jaw-Dropping $6.9 Million Masterpiece

This opulent $6.9 million Italian villa-style home at 5775 Drake Road in Indian Hill is something out of an MTV Cribs episode. Spanning more than…

By CityBeat Staff

This Italian Villa-Style Mansion in Indian Hill is a Jaw-Dropping $6.9 Million Masterpiece
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28 Patios Where You Can Dine, Drink and Enjoy the Warm Weather

Spring is well on its way, which means restaurants and bars across the city are beginning to open their patios to give…

By CityBeat Staff

Somerset
    
     139 E McMicken Ave, Over-the-Rhine
     Somerset Bar features both an outdoor and indoor bar that’s perfect for events or just relaxing.  The bar’s exotic garden gives off a nice feeling of seclusion and you almost forget you are in a city.
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Cincinnati's Top 29 Spots to Sip on a Margarita

Nothing says summertime quite like sipping on a salt-rimmed frozen margarita in the sunshine — or one on the rocks. Both are…

By CityBeat Staff

El Barril Mexican Sports Bar & Grill 
    940 Pavilion Ave., Mount Adams
    El Barril Mexican Sports Bar & Grill opened last fall and takes over the space formerly occupied by Next Chapter. As its name suggests, the eatery is part restaurant — boasting both Mexican street food and bar bites — and part sports bar. The menu ranges from street tacos, piled-high nachos and meat-stuffed burritos to more traditional bar food like loaded burgers, mozzarella sticks and wings. Enjoy your feast and an ice-cold margarita in one of three indoor dining areas, or on the first- or second-floor patios.
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This 15,000-Square-Foot Gilded Age Mansion in Avondale is for Sale for $1,799,900

Located at 992 Marion Ave. in Avondale, this Italian Renaissance Revival style home built in 1890 is up for sale for $1,799,900. This massive 15,680-square-foot Gilded…

By CityBeat Staff

This 15,000 Square Foot Gilded Age Mansion in Avondale is for Sale for $1,799,900
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30 Songs that Mention Cincinnati

Over the years, many artists have been inspired by the Queen City. From Carrie Underwood to Tom Waits, popular musical acts across…

By CityBeat Staff

"Out of Your Mind" by Kanye West feat. John Legend 

A-R-G-U-I-N-G and please
I'm not actin' like this 'cause I'm getting spins on
W-K-R-P in Cincinnati
You think I'd get my voice so deep like
W-K-R-P in Cincinnati
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All the Adorable Zoo Babies You Can See at the Cincinnati Zoo This May

May means Zoo Babies time at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. “Babies are born throughout the year, but we like to celebrate…

By CityBeat Staff

This steller’s sea eagle chick was born March 3, 2022, to parents Natasha and Sergei.
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Odell Beckham Jr.'s Northeast Ohio Mansion Is for Sale for $3.3 Million

NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. left the Cleveland Browns last year for the Los Angeles Rams and ended up winning a…

By CityBeat Staff

Odell Beckham Jr.'s Northeast Ohio Mansion Is for Sale for Market for $3.3 Million
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All the Adorable Pups Available at the Kenton County Animal Services Spring Adoption Event

On Wednesday, April 26, Kenton County Animal Services (KCAS) is lowering the price of adoptions for dogs and puppies from $120 to $25. From…

By CityBeat Staff

Nutcracker
 Age: 1 year old / Breed: American Pit Bull Cross / Sex: Male 
 "Nutcracker is a sweetheart and is super affectionate with people. He loves to play and has a lot of energy, so if you're looking for an exercising buddy, he would be perfect!" — Kenton County Animal Services
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All the Photos from Olivia Rodrigo's Sold-Out Show at Andrew J Brady Music Center

Fresh off Olivia Rodrigo's dazzling appearance at the 64th-annual Grammy Awards, where she snagged three Grammys, the singer performed a sold-out show…

By Jason Gargano

All the Photos from Olivia Rodrigo's Sold-Out Show at Andrew J Brady Music Center
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See Inside Mama’s on Main, Covington's Newest Italian Restaurant

Covington’s Main Street — the heart of historically designated MainStrasse Village — boasts one of the best assortments of restaurants in Greater Cincinnati.…

By Pama Mitchell

See Inside Mama’s on Main, Covington's Newest Italian Restaurant
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Delhi Church Rectory Featured on Ghost Adventures is up for Sale for $200,000

This just in: one of Cincinnati's most notorious haunted houses is up for sale. If you've always longed for your life to…

By CityBeat Staff

This Delhi Church Rectory that was Featured on Ghost Adventures is for Sale for $200,000
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Everything We Saw at the Cannabis-Themed Block Party on Short Vine

Cheba Hut, The Cupboard, PotHead Genius and more 4/20-friendly Cincinnati businesses celebrated the April 20 holiday with a block party on Short Vine…

By Sean M. Peters

Everything We Saw at the 4-20 Cannabis-Themed Block Party on Short Vine
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What Cincinnati's Oldest Restaurants Looked Like 15 Years Ago

Cincinnati has changed a lot since 2007, especially within the restaurant scene. While trendy new spots deserve recognition, it's incredibly important to…

By CityBeat Staff

What Cincinnati's Oldest Restaurants Looked Like 15 Years Ago
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Tweets About Ohio That Will Get You Cancelled

Do you have a take about Ohio that will get you canceled? Columbus-based reporter Tyler Buchanan (@Tylerjoelb) of Axios posed that question on…

By Sam Allard

Tweets About Ohio That Will Get You Cancelled
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26 Over-the-Top Eats from Cincinnati Restaurants Sure to Satisfy Your Munchies

Sometimes a sort of unreasonable hunger strikes, and when that time comes, a regular ol' grilled cheese just won't cut it. Lucky…

By CityBeat Staff

OLLA Taqueria Gutierrez 
    302 W. MLK Jr. Blvd., Covington
    OLLA Taqueria serves up Mexican-style street food, and the menu is stacked with tacos, burritos, nachos and “Guti nachos,” with nine different meat/veggie options (including birria) to choose from. The “Guti nachos” are topped with refried beans, guacamole, mozzarella, cilantro, onion and cotija cheese, served with a side of red and green salsas.
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Everything We Saw at the Rainbow Kitten Surprise Concert at PromoWest Pavilion

Alternative Indie Rock band Rainbow Kitten Surprise stopped by Cincinnati on April 16 shortly after the April 6 release of their newest…

By CityBeat Staff

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Zoo Blooms Are in Full Display at the Cincinnati Zoo. Check Them Out Here.

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's annual Zoo Blooms spring floral display is at its peak beauty right now. Each April, the grounds of…

By CityBeat Staff

Zoo Blooms are in Full Display at the Cincinnati Zoo
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All The Special Dinners You Can Eat During Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week, April 18-28

Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week is back, bringing delicious local dining experiences to Cincinnatians. From April 18-28, participating restaurants will offer up dine-in…

By CityBeat Staff

Okto
645 Walnut St., Downtown
$46 // 3-Course Lunch and Dinner
Third course option: Bia Bowl with chickpeas, tomatoes, olives, cucumber, feta, red onion, tzatziki on side, couscous
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Cincinnati’s Top 10 Outdoor Dining Destinations, According to CityBeat Readers

CityBeat has been in the business of curating the Best Of Cincinnati®  for more than 25 years, highlighting the city’s most outstanding…

By CityBeat Staff

No. 1 Outdoor/Patio Dining: Incline Public House
  2601 W 8th St., East Price Hill
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The Best Rooftop Bars in Cincinnati as Ranked by CityBeat Readers

CityBeat has been in the business of curating the Best Of Cincinnati® for more than 25 years, highlighting the city’s most outstanding…

By CityBeat Staff

No. 1 Best Rooftop Bar: Rhinegeist
 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
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