VisuaLingual Competing in Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards

American Made Awards

Over-the-Rhine design studio VisuaLingual is in the running for Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards (VOTE HERE). Out of over 2,000 applicants, VisuaLingual is one of 100 finalists nationwide competing for a feature in Martha Stewart Living, a trip to an artisanal fair in New York City, and a $10,000 business grant that VisuaLingual would use to

Hudepohl Bier Laufen on Main Street

Hudepohl Bier Laufen cover

The Hudepohl Bier Laufen turned Main Street into a raceway where local bars competed for the coveted Laufen Trophy. Dubbed “the world’s fastest parade,” the Bier Laufen requires participants to create their own vehicle and then push it through a winding track to the finish line before the competition.

Then & Now: East Clifton Avenue

Clifton Avenue

E. Clifton Avenue in the late 1930’s or early 1940’s. Caption reads: Clifton Ave. looking west, Cincinnati, Ohio: This photograph shows East Clifton Avenue and its streetcar rails looking west towards the intersection of Vine Street. Harry’s Corner Carpet and Linoleum (established in 1934 by Harry Goldstein), and located at 2001 Vine Street, is visible

The Sycamore Street Studio of Theodore Gantz

Sycamore Street Studio of Theodore Gantz (2)

Earlier this summer, I had the pleasure of visiting Theodore Gantz at his residence and sculpture studio on Sycamore Street on the border of Over-the-Rhine and the Prospect Hill historic district. His museumlike home, luxuriant gardens, Empire-style collection of statuary that would make the Mercantile Library blush, secret courtyards and working sculpture studio are a

The AVP Cincinnati Open at Washington Park

AVP Cincinnati Open (5)

The AVP Cincinnati Open was held in Over-the-Rhine last weekend. The tournament’s main courts were on Elm Street between Washington Park and Music Hall. An elimination “Survive & Advance” was one block north at 15th and Race. All photos are from the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour unless otherwise noted. Today, the sand from the

Blue Moon Bright Ride Recap

photo credit: CNZ Design Studio

Last Friday was the the Blue Moon Bright Ride. Here are some photos from the 100+ cyclist bike ride and a short video from Final Friday on Main Street. The ride began at the Know Theatre at the corner of Jackson and 12th then proceeded east to Main, north on Main to McMicken near the

Riding to Remember Andrew Gast

Andrew Gast bike accident - photo via John Chester, President of Cincinnati Cycle Club (2)

Andrew Gast died on August 28, 2012 after an automobile crashed into him while he was riding his bike. He was 27 years old with his whole life ahead of him. I had the pleasure and privilege of knowing him. He was an intelligent, genuine man with a generous heart and was a lot of

A Fun-Filled Final Friday

Cincinnati Open at photo via Washinton Park

Final Friday is here

Google Maps Updates Cincinnati Aerial Photography

Washington Park

Google Maps has updated its aerial imagery of Cincinnati with satellite photos taken this spring. Here are some snapshots of local developments and landmarks including the now complete Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine: View Larger Map

Cincinnati Open Sand Volleyball Courts Transform Elm Street

Cincinnati Open view from Music Hall, via Cincinnati Music Hall facebook page

The Cincinnati Open comes to Washington Park this weekend.