Sneak Peek Inside Fort Mitchell's Braxton Barrel House

Covington's Braxton Brewing Co. has announced the opening date for Braxton Barrel House, its expansion into Fort Mitchell. It will be the…

By CityBeat Staff

Braxton Brewing's new 2,0000-square-foot storage facility and taproom will be used to brew and store barrel-aged craft beer.
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7 Spooky Greater Cincinnati Spots You Won't Want to Visit at Night

Cincinnati is a city rich with history and stories. As we sink into October, the darker, more hidden stories emerge. These homes…

By CityBeat Staff

Ludlow Incinerator 
    Location: In the woods of Devou Park, Covington, Ky. 
    Down the road from the Ludlow Lagoon Clubhouse is the Ludlow Incinerator. The incinerator was built in the ‘40s to burn trash until it was shut down in the ‘60s. At first glance, its history seems uneventful. Except, the body of a deceased Covington waitress was discovered near the incinerator in 1967. The cause of death? The woman was strangled with her own stockings, which were left knotted around her neck. No one is certain to what extent this specific murder is attached to the string of serial murders that took place between Cincinnati and Michigan in the ‘60s. Regardless, the incinerator still somehow reeks of trash and is littered with new refuse — used condoms, empty beer cans and probably whatever else you can imagine there. Covered in graffiti and crumbling brick, the place isn’t what you’d call welcoming. 
    Photo: Josh Purnell
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