Second Annual Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt Expands to Findlay Market

Inspired by a centuries-old custom originating in German-speaking Europe, Cincideutsch will for the second consecutive year bring the Christkindlmarkt tradition to Cincinnati. This year, the holiday market expands from a single weekend to encompass three consecutive weekends (Nov 29–Dec 1 at Fountain Square and Dec 6-8, 13-15 at Findlay Market). Local vendors will staff half-timbered

Vintage Findlay Market Photos

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A look back at Findlay Market several decades ago. The photos appear to have been taken at two different times, perhaps in the 1960s and 70s. The following interesting images were found in the University of Cincinnati’s Digital Collections. Hat tip to the Digging Cincinnati History facebook page for sharing one of these photos recently.

The Crown OTR Revitalization

Crown OTR, pic via CPA

The old Crown Furniture Company building has a new lease on life. Now known as Crown OTR, the building at 1739 Elm Street is located on the streetcar line and directly across the street from Findlay Market. Crown OTR’s facebook page describes itself as “One family’s personal journey through their contribution to the revitilization of a

The Story of the John Breiner Ghost Tile

John Breiner ghost tile

Editor’s note: This post tells the story of a mysterious John Breiner ghost tile found near Findlay Market and was originally published on the always enlightening VisuaLingual blog. VisuaLingual originally posted the photo and by power of the internet was contacted by a descendant of John Breiner. VisuaLingual is a design studio based in Over-the-Rhine with

Over-the-Rhine in July

Over the Rhine

Photos of Over-the-Rhine via Jayson Gomes of CincyImages.com…… View his photos on flickr here.

The Future of Findlay Market

Findlay Market

Update: The bullets are not indenting as they should. Please excuse the monotonous appearance. Today’s Enquirer includes this article about Findlay Market by Laura Baverman. In it we learn the following: Parking plan To be presented to the city of Cincinnati within one year Will include proposal to replace the four-story 1930s building at 1634 Central

Findlay Market Weather

Findlay Market

Fear not. That giant glowing orb in the sky is the sun which means it’s perfect weather to visit Ohio’s oldest continuously operating public market. Photos of Findlay Market by photographer and OTR resident James Jenkins:

The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Through the Years

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Cincinnati is a particularly distinct city. Its unique cultural traits, institutions and traditions make it a superbly charming place to live and visit. Events such as Bockfest, The May Festival, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, Tall Stacks, et. al. are some of the Queen City’s favorite annual events. But only one has the potential to become a full-fledged

1912 Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade

Opening Day Parade 1912

The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade is Thursday, March 31! Opening Day is practically a city holiday in Cincinnati, which makes sense since the Reds were baseball’s first all professional team. RSVP on facebook Here’s a scene from the 1912 parade at the corner of Race and 12th streets in Over-the-Rhine. Findlay Market didn’t make

Mardi Gras at Findlay Market

Mardi Gras

The following photos of Mardi Gras at Findlay Market were taken by Laura Wendling of LW Photographics: