Inside Krohn Conservatory's Vibrant 'Butterflies of Bali' Show

Butterflies of Bali is now open at Cincinnati's Krohn Conservatory. The exhibit features 120,000 fluttering butterflies and is inspired by Bali's vibrant forests,…

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Inside Krohn Conservatory's Vibrant 'Butterflies of Bali' Show
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Inside Kings Island's New Luxury Outdoor Resort 'Camp Cedar'

Cincinnati's Kings Island amusement park has expanded its entertainment offerings with a new endeavor. The park welcomed its first guests to its…

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Aerial rendering of Camp Cedar
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Everything We Saw on Our SS Tiki Tours BYOB-Booze Cruise Along the Ohio River

Calling all Parrotheads: There's a new tiki tour boat hitting the Ohio River upon which you can live out your best Margaritaville…

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Everything We Saw on Our SS Tiki Tours BYOB-Booze Cruise Along the Ohio River
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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. And this year, the zoo is welcoming A LOT of new cuties to…

By CityBeat Staff

Baby Amali the bonobo
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101 Cincinnati Things We Can (Hopefully) Look Forward to Enjoying in 2021

It's been a tough year — there's no denying it. A ravaging pandemic and international social unrest opened a lot of eyes,…

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101 Cincinnati Things We Can (Hopefully) Look Forward to Enjoying in 2021
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25 COVID-Conscious Cincinnati Staycation Ideas to Explore This Summer

This summer may look a little different than year's past, but there's still plenty to do throughout the Queen City while staying…

By CityBeat Staff

Take a Self-Guided ArtWorks Mural Tour 
    20 E. Central Parkway, Downtown
    Each summer, ArtWorks and its youth apprentices put new murals up on buildings around the Greater Cincinnati area. Schedule a guided The Heart of Pendleton or the Spirit of OTR walking tour online. All guided tours will be 10 people or less and masks are required. Download a PDF of downtown and Over-the-Rhine murals to explore solo at artworkscincinnati.org. 
    Photo: Savana Willhoite
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21 Indoor Destinations Where You Can Stay Active in Cincinnati This Winter

From axe throwing and indoor skydiving to parkour, rock climbing gyms and even a ninja obstacle course — there are virtually endless…

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Cincinnati Axe Throwing //  Flying Axes //  Urban Axes
    Cincinnati Axe Throwing 4814 Peter Place B, West Chester; Flying Axes, 100 W. Sixth St., Covington; Urban Axes, 2010 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
    Good news for people who love throwing axes: There are multiple places in Cincinnati where you can toss sharpened projectiles at a wooden target. And most even sell booze. The axe-throwing craze hacked its way into the Tri-State in 2018 with the opening of Cincinnati Axe Throwing in West Chester. The first in the region, it introduced the concept of letting random people walk into a room and chuck 1.5-pound hatchets at wooden bullseyes. 
    After that came Flying Axes in Covington, the local extension of a Louisville-based chain, and then Urban Axes in OTR, which opened in January 2019 and has locations in Baltimore, Boston, Philly, Austin and Durham, North Carolina. The axe-throwing "game" is based on a Canadian pioneering tradition and while local axe outlets have varying age requirements ranging from 13 to 15 to 21-and-up, all have "axeperts" on hand to teach newbies safety and skill basics before they let you loose with a deadly weapon. 
    Prices, times, tournament styles and group rates also vary at each different company. But, for those looking to double down on danger and increase your competitive edge, both Flying Axes and Urban Axes sell alcohol. And if you get really into it, all three spots have axe-throwing leagues. 
    Photo via Facebook/Cincinnati Axe Throwing/Flying Axes/Urban Axes
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25 Things to Do If You’re Sober in Cincinnati

Whether you're taking a break from drinking or you've opted for a long-term lifestyle change, the Queen City is full of entertaining…

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Go rock climbing at Loveland’s Mosaic Climbing
    9501 Union Cemetery Road, Loveland
    Loveland's Mosaic Climbing is a multi-functional gym with modern touches and unique features. According to a press release from Mosaic, this is the largest climbing gym in Cincinnati, with their tallest wall reaching over 50 feet. The gym features geometric Walltopia walls for rope climbing and bouldering, as well as advanced training amenities like a yoga studio, fitness room, co-working spaces and private event rooms — there's a lot to love. A day pass costs $17.
    Photo: Holden Mathis
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Inside the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's New Hops Craft Beer Garden

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has a new way to enjoy the park: Hops, a 130-seat craft beer garden that features…

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The zoo's Hops Beer Garden
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Inside Cincinnati Museum Center's Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission Exhibition

The Cincinnati Museum Center opened their newest exhibit, Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, on Sept. 28.  The exhibition celebrates the 50th…

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The Command Module Columbia was the only part of the Apollo 11 spacecraft to return to Earth. It served as living quarters for astronauts Neil Armstong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
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101 Things Every Cincinnatian Should Do Before They Die

People like lists: To do lists. Grocery lists. Top 10 lists. Lists make things easy to organize, easy to digest and easy to…

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Washington Park, taken for CityBeat's 2018 Annual Manual
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22 Obscure Attractions in Cincinnati You Should Visit This Summer

From ventriloquist and lucky cat museums to old-school amusement parks and oddities shops, the Queen City is full of strange and obscure…

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22 Obscure Attractions in Cincinnati You Should Visit This Summer
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24 Indoor Rainy Day Destinations in the Queen City

If you live in Cincinnati (or have visited), you are well aware of our fickle forecasts. Occasionally we experience all four seasons…

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Flying Axes
    100 W. Sixth St., Covington
    This Louisville-based axe-throwing company has expanded operations into Covington. Two guests compete at a time, throwing five axes and trying to get the highest score. 
    Photo via facebook.com/flyingaxes
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All the New Food, Rides and Sights You Can Look Forward to at Kings Island This Year

Kings Island, the largest amusement/waterpark in the Midwest, is opening the season with a few new features. Check out revamped rides like…

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All the New Food, Rides and Sights You Can Look Forward to at Kings Island This Year
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24 Essential Cincinnati Attractions to Bring an Out-Of-Towner

Whether you have friends or family in town that you're looking to entertain or you're just interested in becoming a tourist in…

By CityBeat Staff

Findlay Market
    1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
    At more than 150 years old, Findlay Market is Ohio’s oldest continually operated public market. Go for the farmers market, butcher shops, flower stalls, OTR Biergarten and eclectic eats. 
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside Cincinnati Museum Center's Refreshed and Reimagined Subterranean Cave

Exhibit by exhibit, the Cincinnati Museum Center is slowly but surely on its way to entirely reopening to the public. Their newest…

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Inside Cincinnati Museum Center's Refreshed and Reimagined Subterranean Cave
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SkyStar, the Cincinnati Riverfront's 15-Story Temporary Ferris Wheel

UPDATE: SkyStar extends its stay until the end of June 2019. SkyStar, a temporary 15-story "observation wheel" (aka Ferris Wheel), at The…

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See Panoramic Views of Cincinnati at the SkyStar Observation Wheel
    SkyStar, a temporary 15-story "observation wheel" (aka Ferris Wheel), will be up at The Banks through Dec. 2. 1-49 E. Freedom Way, Downtown
    Photo: Emerson Swoger
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