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Cincinnati In The News
A new travel article in the Lexington Herald-Leader suggests that Cincinnati, just a little more than an hour’s drive from Lexington, Ky., offers great value for a reasonable price, especially in our historic neighborhoods.
The annual Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt on Fountain Square is among 10 German-style holiday markets in the U.S. highlighted by USA Today.
Andrew Davis, managing editor of a Chicago LGBTQ newspaper and website, visited Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky recently to write a travel story and came away impressed.
Swedish musician Jens Lekman is interviewed by The New York Times about his recent push into more intimate and immediate ways of music-making, including his "Ghostwriting" project this fall in Cincinnati.
The Graphic Design USA website is citing Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers to compare which cities are best for self-employed or freelance graphic designers, and Cincinnati ranks #18.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer takes a tour of ArtWorks' mural program and comes away impressed, saying Cincinnati's story "surrounds you, in full color, on the exteriors of buildings."
Inside Hook, a city guide for men in Chicago, recommends Cincinnati as one of "the best destinations that are far away, yet still close to home."
A grave discovered by UC Classics professors Jack Davis and Sharon Stocker is yielding artifacts that The New York Times says could be "a gateway" to explain early Ancient Greek culture.
Cincinnati writer/artist Grace Dobush has a well-written story in today's Washington Post about this weekend's 25th anniversary celebration of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's infamous Perfect Moment exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center.
On the 25th anniversary of the Contemporary Arts Center's Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition that resulted in obscenity charges against the CAC, Smithsonian Magazine tries to explain how Cincinnati has evolved.
Forbes Travel Guide is bragging on Cincinnati for our up-and-coming food scene, beer and bourbon heritage, an explosion of hipness and easy access to luxurious hotels and high-end experiences.
Wired magazine took notice of local designer Giacomo Ciminello's use of video game play to help re-invigorate blighted spaces through his People’s Liberty grant project, Spaced Invaders.
Hamilton is home to rap star Slim Jesus, whose controversial "Drill Time" video has over 1.5 million YouTube views. The Atlantic's CityLab says he's a product of Ohio's vanishing manufacturing sector and steady pro-firearms legislative march.
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County checked out more than 18 million items in 2014, making it the fifth busiest public library system in the U.S.
The New York Times Magazine examines the Cincinnati Reds' long connection to Cuban baseball, including star Tony Perez, whose statue at Great American Ball Park will be unveiled this weekend.