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

Lumenocity at Music Hall

Lumenocity 2013 promises to be a world class event at Washington Park at 8:30pm on August 3 and 4. Louis Langree, who is in his inaugural season as the Music Director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, teases the event in the video below: “This orchestra has a glorious history so I think in order to

A mural grows

A mural grows in the Rhinegeist Brewery space at the old Moerlein bottling plant at 1910 Elm Street, just north of Findlay Market.

Steam Whistle Letterpress at Crafty Supermarket

OTR Night at Music Hall is May 3

OTR Night

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is celebrating Over-the-Rhine Night on Friday, May 3rd. The celebration surrounds CSO’s performance “Fanfare for Cincinnati“. Ticket prices start at $10 and it is the aim of the CSO to invite the entire OTR neighborhood into Music Hall for this special celebration. A special bicycle “Music Ride” will precede the event and a party at Washington Park with food trucks and a live band (The Young Heirlooms) will follow. The itinerary for OTR Night is as follows:

Before and After: 12 East 13th Street

13th Street

12 East 13th Street used to be occupied by a small barn-like building. Former property owner Doug Waggoner of Kestner Waggoner Restoration Group built the brick structure that stands there today. View Larger Map

Remark Hospitality, Core Redevelopment Propose Mixed-Use Plan for Old SCPA

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Cincinnati-based Remark Hospitality Development Company (RHD) in conjunction with Core Redevelopment is working to transform the historic Woodward High School / former SCPA building into a multi-use development. RHD will present its plan to the Pendleton Neighborhood Council at 7pm, Monday, March 11 at the Main Public Library in the 3rd floor Tower Room. The

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.

Traditions, New and Old, Planned for Bockfest 2013

Bockfest Trojan Goat

“Bockfest is coming!” This shrill yell of excitement has been echoing throughout Cincinnati’s seven hills and Over-the-Rhine’s secret alleyways with a growing intensity for weeks. Now, the time for bock beer, monks, and goats is nearly upon us… The 21st annual Bockfest (March 1-3) officially kicks off with the Bockfest Parade at 6pm Friday, March 1, starting

Before & After: Cincinnati Color Building

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One of 3CDC‘s latest projects, the Cincinnati Color Building at 1400 Vine Street, is nearing completion. Kaze, a Japanese restaurant, sushi bar and gastropub, now occupies the first floor and is putting the finishing touches on its outdoor beer garden. Core Resources, the general contractor that performed the construction on the building, is preparing to move