Over-the-Rhine Featured on HGTV’s House Hunters

House Hunters filming in front of 1206 Main Street in OTR

HGTV’s House Hunters will an air an episode set in Cincinnati tonight at 10pm. Real estate agent Scott Oyler of the Oyler Group showed his client Brandon three properties last August: a loft in OTR, a condo on 6th St. downtown, and a condo in Walnut Hills. By the end of the episode, Brandon will decide where

Findlay Market’s 9th Annual Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras at Findlay Market - Christy Samad

Findlay Market celebrated its ninth annual Mardi Gras this weekend. Unlike Mardi Gras on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Findlay Market’s celebration is a family-friendly affair. If you’re looking for a display of drunken debauchery and licentiousness, look somewhere else (perhaps Bockfest?). Mardi Gras is one of the Market’s busiest days of the year and

Changes to 1313 Vine’s Façade

1313 Vine

The future home of Cintrifuse at 1313 Vine is under construction. This week, the street level facade was removed and replaced with a temporary plywood wall. Whoa! 1313 Vine! “@erikadpatterson: @cintrifuse future home. Progress in @otrcincy. Exciting! twitter.com……” — Over-the-Rhine (@OTRcincy) February 8, 2013  

Over-the-Rhine Streets of Yesteryear

Hamilton Cincinnati Peaslee 1

If you know where to look, the corners of Over-the-Rhine tell a story. Throughout OTR one can see obsolete street names etched into stone or carved into the wood of building corners. Many of these names appear to be incorrect, but they’re really only relics from another time in Over-the-Rhine. Some Cincinnati street names were

Be Ohio Proud Finds Success Sharing Buckeye State Pride

Be Ohio Proud stickers (1)

In December 2012, Danny Stull embarked on a mission to share his pride in the Buckeye State with a simple slogan: Be Ohio Proud. In little over a month, Be Ohio Proud has garnered a following of 500 facebook fans and counting. The idea behind Be Ohio Proud was inspired by Stull’s friend and business

frameshop brings custom framing to Main Street


Childhood friends Jake Baker and Jake Gerth have a lot more in common than just their first names. Both spend their days working for local non-profits, and then their nights, working diligently towards their dream of being independent business owners. But it’s their differing backgrounds that have led them to where they are today. Baker,

CityBeat’s Best of Cincinnati 2013

Best of Cincinnati 2013

Over-the-Rhine is going for a hat-trick in the Best Neighborhood category of CityBeat’s Best of Cincinnati 2013 Readers Poll. OTR won the category in 2011 and 2012. A host of neighborhood establishments are in the running for the title “Best of Cincinnati” so please keep your favorite OTR businesses and haunts in mind as you

At Northern Row and Elm Street

Northern Row

In the early days of Cincinnati when the settlement was still known as Losantiville, the town was surveyed and the boundaries were named. The three borders of the future Queen City beside the Ohio River were Eastern Row (now Broadway Street), Northern Row (now Liberty Street) and Western Row (now Central Avenue). The photograph below

Parking Requirements and the Future of OTR Development

Over-the-Rhine Parking Lots (3)

The following is a guest post by Cincinnati’s resident transit map maven and Pendleton resident Nate Wessel. View his various maps at his Cincy Map website, read his musings on all things transit on the Cincy Transit Blog or like the Cincinnati Transit System Map facebook page. Share your thoughts in the comments. Easing Development Requirements for

Progress at OTR’s Zula Restaurant

Zula Wine Bar Coming Soon to OTR

Zula Restaurant and Wine Bar at 1400 Race Street in OTR continues development as owner Vik Silberberg aims for a January opening. We spoke with Vik about his vision for Zula and how things were progressing (among other stories for another time). This is part 2 of our coverage on Zula. Zula Restaurant OTR part one.