Photos: Everything We Saw During the Bigger Than Roe Women's March in Downtown Cincinnati

On Jan. 21, demonstrators took to the streets of downtown Cincinnati to protest their right to an abortion. The event, Bigger Than…

By Ashley Moor

Bigger Than Roe: Women's March Cincinnati | Jan. 21
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Project Censored's Top Underreported Stories from 2022

Since its founding in 1976, Project Censored has focused on stories — like Watergate before the 1972 election — that aren’t censored…

By Paul Rosenberg, Senior Editor, Project Censored

Project Censored's Top Underreported Stories from 2022
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Players, Fans Support Damar Hamlin After Cardiac Arrest During Cincinnati Bengals/Buffalo Bills Game

Members of the Cincinnati Bengals and Buffalo Bills are still in shock after Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed during the Jan. 2…

By Allison Babka, Madeline Fening

Players and fans in Cincinnati and Buffalo are supporting Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who suffered a cardiac arrest during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium on Jan. 2, 2023.
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12 Weird Stories from 2022 That Were ‘So Cincinnati'

Plenty of important things happened in Cincinnati this year, but do you remember the goofy stuff? Really strange shit went down that…

By Madeline Fening

 West Chester Rep. Jennifer Gross Asks Pastor to Banish 'Witchcraft' at Ohio Statehouse


House Rep. Jennifer Gross from West Chester, who previously had a lot of weird takes on COVID-19 and magnets, has shifted her focus to casting “witchcraft” out of the Ohio Statehouse. During a December chamber session, Gross introduced Curtis Hill, an associate pastor at LifeChurch, who proceeded to rally House members against the "dark forces." He then shared a long list of things he wanted to cast out, including "witchcraft" and "perversion." Read CityBeat's story about Hill's fire-and-brimstone "prayer" before a public government session.
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14 Cincinnati News Stories from 2022 That We Won’t Forget Anytime Soon

During this weird “Are we or are we not still in a pandemic?” era, evaluating a year’s worth of news items feels a little strange. Are…

By Allison Babka

14 Cincinnati News Stories from 2022 That We Won’t Forget Anytime Soon
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12 Deep-Dive Cover Stories from 2022 That CityBeat Is Damn Proud Of

CityBeat reports on and feels the heartbeat of Cincinnati every day. From Cincinnati City Council proposals to the latest entertainment news to…

By Madeline Fening

“Hood Century Modern”
By Jude Noel and Mackenzie Manley, Jan. 26 issue 

Jerald Cooper is best known for running the popular Instagram account Hood Century (@HoodMidCenturyModern), which reveals the architectural history and importance behind otherwise-unassuming locations. From the now-destroyed Crosley Field where the Cincinnati Reds once played to abandoned swimming pools in Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Mexico, Paris and beyond, Cooper talked to CityBeat about how his posts are portals into deeper research. Read CityBeat's cover story to learn how you can get your hands on helpful flash cards designed by Cooper to make you a pro at spotting architectural design styles.
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Before and After Photos Show How Greater Cincinnati Has Changed in 15 Years

Over the last 15 years, Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky have experienced amazing revitalizations in many of their neighborhoods. Crumbling, vacant buildings in…

By CityBeat Staff

Fountain Square then and now
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'There Go My Rights': Twitter Reacts to Ohio, Kentucky 2022 Midterm Election Results

Midterm elections in the United States are vital to shaping the city, region, state and country, but they typically don’t involve tons…

By CityBeat Staff

DRAFT: election reax
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Photos: Ohio's Bigfoot Basecamp Weekend with 'Finding Bigfoot' Star Matt Moneymaker

According to the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization (BFRO), Ohio has the fourth-highest number of credible Bigfoot sightings. That's exactly why Pleasant Hill…

By Allison Babka

A person in a Bigfoot costume and their dog, Trevor, hitch a ride on a golf cart during Bigfoot Basecamp in September 2022.
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Twitter Roasts Middletown Native J.D. Vance after Debate with Tim Ryan for Ohio's U.S. Senate Seat

Twitter is reacting to the acrimonious Oct. 10 debate between Ohio’s U.S. Senate candidates Republican J.D. Vance and Democrat Tim Ryan. During…

By Madeline Fening

Twitter Roasts Middletown Native J.D. Vance after Debate with Tim Ryan for Ohio's U.S. Senate Seat
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The Best Signs We Saw at the 'Women's Wave' Pro-Choice Demonstration in Covington

Pro-choice demonstrators rallied across the country on Oct. 8, 2022, during the “Women’s Wave,” organized by Women's March. In Covington, a small…

By CityBeat Staff

Pro-choice abortion supporters demonstrate in Covington on Oct. 8, 2022.
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Everything We Saw at the Cincinnati Pride Parade and Festival

While the Queen City has been celebrating LGBTQIA+ Pride month throughout June, the official Cincinnati Pride Parade and Festival took place on…

By CityBeat Staff

Everything We Saw at the Cincinnati Pride Parade and Festival
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Ohio Leaders React to Supreme Court Reversal of Roe v. Wade

In a landmark decision on June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, eliminating the federal protection…

By Madeline Fening

Planned Parenthood's 'Bans Off Our Bodies' Cincinnati Abortion Rights Rally
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Severe Storms, High Winds Hit Cincinnati on Monday. Here's Everything We Saw

At 5 p.m. on June 13  in Cincinnati, the sky turned grey. An hour later, the region was fighting a windy, rainy,…

By CityBeat Staff

Storms over Cincinnati
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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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Demonstrators Took to the Streets of Downtown Cincinnati During a March for Ukraine

As Russia continues its invasion and destruction of Ukraine, people around the world are gathering via rallies and marches to show their…

By CityBeat Staff

A March for Ukraine Gathered in Downtown Cincinnati Monday Afternoon
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These Vintage Photos Show a Glimpse of Life During Greater Cincinnati's Blizzard of '78

These days, it’s considered a bitter memory. Forty-four years ago, it was a universally declared nightmare for the Greater Cincinnati area when…

By CityBeat Staff

Covington
    "Winter scene looking south from Pike Street"
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20 Greater Cincinnati News Stories From 2021 That We’ll Never Forget

What can we say about 2021? Year two of the COVID-19 pandemic was slightly more interesting than 2020 was, since safe, effective…

By Allison Babka

 The Brent Spence Bridge Is Finally Fully Open
    What a glorious day Nov. 8 was! After more than eight months of lane closures, delays and unholy traffic jams, the Brent Spence Bridge connecting Cincinnati with Covington finally reopened to regular traffic. The nation's No. 2 bottleneck for freight trucks was whole again. Read CityBeat's story about the bridge's ongoing frustrations (but the BSB isn't the only local bridge with problems).
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12 Weird Cincinnati Stories That Made Us Say 'Huh?' in 2021

We can all agree that 2020 was pretty bizarre, since it was the first year of the pandemic and none of us…

By Allison Babka

Cincinnati is once again home to nonprofit UFO investigation organization Mutual UFO Network, or MUFON (MUFON left Cincinnati in 2012 to relocate to Irvine, California but has now set up headquarters near Lunken Airport). Launched in 1969, MUFON has more than 600 trained investigators and 4,200 members across the world to help investigate UFO sightings and collect the data, promote UFO research and educate the public about UFO phenomenon. Read CityBeat's story about why MUFON moved back to Cincinnati and what the organization is investigating.
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Hundreds of Miles Away, Facebook Users Seek Owners of Photos and Keepsakes Found from the Quad-State Tornadoes

Tornadoes tore through four states on Dec. 10 and 11, traveling from Arkansas to Kentucky. Items picked up by these tornadoes seem to…

Found in Princeton, Kentucky
The original poster has found the owner of this keepsake.
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Here's What Twitter Thinks About the New Ohio License Plate

The new Ohio license plate was unveiled Oct. 21, and Twitter users had a lot to say about it (hint, they don't…

By CityBeat Staff

Here's What Twitter Thinks About the New Ohio License Plate
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All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend

Nothing says fun like fermentation! Just a short drive away from Cincinnati is Waynesville, Ohio, home to the 51st-annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival:…

By CityBeat Staff

A "German Sundae" is one of the most popular foods at the festival
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20 Ohio Towns You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Ohio holds a rich history, infused with various cultures from all over the world. From France to Russia to Peru, settlers from…

By CityBeat Staff

Moscow, MAHS koh
    
    Located in Clermont County, the village of Moscow is a small and quiet town just a few miles east of Cincinnati. 
    Photo: Aesopposea, CC BY-SA 3.0
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PHOTOS: LGBTQ+ Community, Allies Demonstrate in Response to Controversial Sermon at Crossroads Church

Shortly after a controversial sermon at Crossroads Church in Oakley, members of Cincinnati's LGBTQ+ community and their allies held a demonstration outside…

By CityBeat Staff

PHOTOS: LGBTQ+ Community, Allies Demonstrate in Response to Controversial Sermon at Crossroads Church
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PHOTOS: Sunday's Political Protest at the Ohio State Capitol

Despite anxiety following the riot at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 and in the midst of massive law enforcement presence and boarded…

By CityBeat Staff

A libertarian protester outside the Ohio State House
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This Modern Maineville Lakehouse is the Perfect Place to Quarantine the Winter Away

Perched alongside Maineville's Landen Farms Lake, this contemporary abode (8101 Baywood Lane) boasts some cozy cabin-esque vibes mixed with its modern-style. Offering…

By CityBeat Staff

This Modern Maineville Lakehouse is the Perfect Place to Quarantine the Winter Away
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Twitter Reacts to Bengals Quarterback Joe Burrow's Devastating Injury

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow suffered a season-ending left knee injury during the team's Nov. 22 game against the Washington Football Team.

By CityBeat Staff

Twitter Reacts to Bengals Quarterback Joe Burrow's Devastating Injury
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Inside Braxton's First Cincinnati Location — in Pendleton's Former 3 Points Urban Brewery

Braxton Brewing Co. has taken over the former 3 Points Urban Brewery taproom in Pendleton and transformed it into Braxton Brewing Company…

By CityBeat Staff

Inside Braxton's First Cincinnati Location — in Pendleton's Former 3 Points Urban Brewery
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FC Cincinnati's West End Stadium Hits a Construction Milestone. See the Progress.

On July 9, FC Cincinnati raised the final steel beam making up the structure of its $250 million, 26,000-seat Major League Soccer…

By CityBeat Staff

Progress on FC Cincinnati's West End stadium, looking north
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PHOTOS: Thousands Take to Fountain Square, March Through Downtown on 10th Day of Cincinnati Protests Against Racial Injustice

An estimated 5,000-6,000 Cincinnatians took to Fountain Square Sunday to protest the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others. Following…

By CityBeat Staff

PHOTOS: Thousands Take to Fountain Square, March Through Downtown on 10th Day of Cincinnati Protests Against Racial Injustice
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