Gateway Arts Festival Kicks Off This Saturday

Gateway Arts Festival - Contained

The first Gateway Arts Festival starts Saturday, October 20 with “Contained” an outdoor photography exhibit at Grammer’s Bar. The exhibit is 11 shipping containers transformed into mobile galleries featuring regionally, nationally and internationally acclaimed artists, produced in partnership with FOTOFOCUS. Contained is an internationally acknowledged photography show that is free to the public. The event will include

Paths and Nodes: Cincinnati

Paths and Nodes Cincinnati

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Everything for Sale at OTR’s Greg’s Antiques


Greg’s Antiques at 1404 Main Street in OTR conducts their 5th of 6 estate sales to purge all inventory as the historic building goes up for sale. The current owners are looking to move more into traveling lawn and garden expos. We expect Greg’s to be fully moved out by January 1st; and while we can’t

Christian Moerlein OTR Brewery Expansion Progress

Moerlein OTR Brewery Expansion, pic via Greg Hardman (2)

Greg Hardman, Cincinnati’s beer baron and CEO of Christian Moerlein, has tweeted photos of the progress at the Moerlein brewery in Over-the-Rhine. The brewery at 1621 Moore Street in the OTR Brewery District has served as Bockfest Hall and hosted various events since it was chosen as the site of the Moerlein brewing operation in

Collective Espresso Coming Soon to Woodward Street

Collective Espresso - OTR Cincinnati (1)

Collective Espresso, a new espresso bar steps off Main Street at 207 Woodward Street, will be opening soon. The bar is still being built and an opening date has not yet been announced. A preview event was held at Collective Espresso last Final Friday. More details to come but until then connect with Collective Espresso on facebook and

LIVE•MAKE Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati Launch Oct. 6

LIVE MAKE Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati (4)

On October 6, the LIVE MAKE Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati architectural design competition will launch at the Christian Moerlein Brewery in OTR as the closing event of ArchiNATI. The goal of the competition calls for “a membership based facility that will feature private residences, maker-in-residence studios, light industrial studios and an open workshop that will help

MidPoint Music Festival 2012 Commences


  MidPoint Music Festival is already underway. In its 11th year, MPMF.12 is set for its largest attendance ever. With 16 venues throughout Over-the-Rhine and downtown, MPMF will host nearly 190 acts. New stages include the Emery Theatre and an all-ages main stage at Washington Park. Topic Design Group created MPMF’s website which, when viewed on a

The Anchor-OTR Now Open

The Anchor-OTR, photo by Vital Photography (9)

The Anchor-OTR seafood restaurant and oyster bar across from Washington Park is officially open.

Cincinnati Park(ing) Day 2012 in OTR

Cincinnati Park(ing) Day 2012, photo by Travis Estell (10)

Park(ing) Day is celebrated around the world on the third Friday of September. On this day people transform parking spaces into public space. For Park(ing) Day 2012 in Cincinnati, OTR was full of temporary parks in place of parking spaces thanks to the Merchants of Main Street, Art on the Streets, and others like the

Cincinnati Park[ing] Day is Today

Tucker's Parking Day Parklet

Today is Park[ing] Day. Not sure what to expect? Check out these pics from last year’s Park[ing] Day via the 5chw4r7z blog. Here’s the skinny from Merchants of Main Street and Art on the Streets Cincinnati: From Austin, Texas to San Juan and in between, people take over metered parking spaces to demonstrate the need