Final Friday is Here

Final Friday in OTR

It’s Final Friday for May in OTR; here’s your roundup:   6-10pm | Birthday Party | Park + Vine | 1202 Main St. Park + Vine turns 6 years old and will party with a Goetz Alley DJ, chalk art project, La Terza Coffee and so much more. Queen City Bike will be on bike valet all night

Stories from the Pendleton Art Center

Inside the Pendleton Arts Center

  When you exist for 25 years as the “World’s Largest Collection of Artists Under One Roof”, you’re bound to have some good stories. We sat down with Pendleton Art Center mainstay Katherine Hurley and newcomer Jens (pronounced yenz) Rosenkrantz to talk about the Center’s uncertain beginnings, how German punks once ruled the third floor

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.

The Saturday Morning Cincy Stair Master

The Cincy Stair Master is a weekly exercise routine on the Main Street Steps. All are welcome to attend. Meet at Main and Mulberry Streets Saturday mornings. Follow updates via the Cincy Stair Master facebook group. The goal of the group founders is to give Cincinnatians the “best butts in America”.

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:

Crosley Field: Historic Home of the Cincinnati Reds

Crosley Field Home of the Cincinnati Reds 1940

Crosley Field was home to the Cincinnati Reds from 1912 to June 24, 1970. The ballpark was named Redland Field from 1912 until 1934 when local businessman Powel Crosley Jr. bought the franchise. The “Findlay and Western intersection” was home to the Reds for eighty-six and a half seasons. Before Redland Field was built in

Maser Brings Mural, Art Installation to Pendleton

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Maser, an international street artist based in Ireland, is transforming a brick wall in Pendleton into a massive mural. Located at 522 E. 12th St., the mural’s theme is to overcome and “get up”. The completed mural will be unveiled to the public followed by GET UP an interactive party and reception next door to the

2013 Bockfest Parade Photos

The Trojan Goat has become an unofficial mascot of Bockfest

Bockfest 2013 has come and gone but remains a beautifully hazy memory. Old traditions were continued and new ones were given life. The Inaugural Bockfest 5K was a success with over 1,000 participants in the race, and the annual Bockfest Parade entertained ever-growing throngs of onlookers. Photographer Sarah Laubacher captured the following scenes during the

An OTR building with a storied past sees a new life in the hands of a local lawyer

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Patricia Feghali, a practicing attorney here in Cincinnati, has recently taken on the challenge of restoring the Cogswell Building, located on the corner of Sycamore and 13th Street. The building gets it’s name from 19th century Cincinnatian, Osmand Cogswell. He was an original trustee of the Woodward trust, whom helped fund the construction of the

Christian Moerlein House Faces Demolition

Jon Goetz Home 1890

Christian Moerlein built a brewing empire and helped form this fine city. And now, the house that he bought for his daughter 120 years ago faces the prospect of demolition (for this). You can help stop this. The current status: The Windholtz family (current ownership) started Christy’s in 1955 and are tired of an unprofitable