BLINK Cincinnati 2022

Star Wars' Mark Hamill Applauds Cincinnati's 'Fluke Skywalker' on BLINK Parade Appearance

Hamill called local Fluke Skywalker "the guy who looks more like me than me."

By Maija Zummo and Allison Babka

The Force was definitely with Cincinnati last week as Star Wars' own Mark Hamill took to Twitter to comment on the BLINK kick-off parade. Hamill, who has portrayed Luke Skywalker throughout the iconic film saga, replied to a tweet posted by Cincinnati's own "Fluke Skywalker" — a cosplayer with an uncanny resemblance to the actor...

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You Can Stay at a 'Game of Thrones'-Inspired Airbnb on Your Next Trip to Lexington

Fans of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones will want to make a special trip to Lexington to stay in an…

By Katherine Barrier

'Game of Thrones'-Inspired Airbnb in Lexington
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24 Cincinnati Bars and Restaurants with Igloos, Heated Patios for Outdoor Drinking This Winter

These Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky bars, breweries and restaurants make drinking outdoors delightful, even when our weather gets frightful. From heated igloos…

By CityBeat Staff

The View at Shires’ Garden
309 Vine St. 10th Floor, Downtown
The rooftop deck at Shires’ Garden has brought back its igloos and special garden greenhouses for the winter. Reservations are required in advance for parties of two, four and up to eight people to snag a spot for up to two hours. Each dome has a heater and individual speakers, plus a food and drink minimum. A $50 deposit is required.
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10 Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (Dec. 2-4)

It's already December and the weather outside is frightful, but the variety of things to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is…

By Sean M. Peters

Dark Charge Winter Block Party at Braxton Brewing Co. 
3-11 p.m. Dec. 2; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Dec. 3
From the event’s website: “For the past 8 years on the first Saturday in December, Braxton has held a winter block party to celebrate the collision of bourbon and beer through the release of our Dark Charge barrel-aged imperial stout. We call it the Dark Charge Winter Block Party. Now it’s back, and this year for the first time ever, it's two days long. Join us at our Covington, Kentucky taproom for an incredible celebration of community, our rich history, and the 2022 Dark Charge release." VIP tickets and rooftop heated “igloos” are available on top of general admission. Read CityBeat digital content editor Katherine Barrier's full writeup to learn more. 3-11 p.m. Dec. 2; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Dec. 3. Braxton Brewing Co., 27 W. 7th St., Covington, darkchargeday.com.
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Bengals and Chiefs Fans Clash in Reddit Meme War Ahead of Matchup

The Cincinnati Bengals-Kansas City Chiefs rivalry on Reddit is heating up this week ahead of the teams' matchup on Dec. 4. Redditors…

By Katherine Barrier

“Bills fan coming in peace”
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November 30, 2022

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