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

Your Final Friday Roundup – June


It’s Final Friday for June in OTR; here is a summary of all that’s going on.   6-8pm | Venice Vibes | Venice on Vine | 1301 Vine St. Live acoustic soul music, spoken word poetry and visual art from various independent artists accompanied by the always tasty food at Venice on Vine. Support social growth through the arts and

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:

Weekly Farmers Market Coming to Washington Park

Washington Park aerial photo via 3CDC

A farmers market will be held at Washington Park every Monday 4-8pm from June 3 to August 26. 3CDC is currently soliciting applications for vendors for the Washington Park Farmers Market and is “committed to creating a diverse marketplace with the highest-quality, locally-produced products available”. The Farmers Market at the Park will be held on

Zula Aims for Opening February 12

Zula at 14th and Race, photo via James Jenkins, Photography for the People (14)

Zula, a new wine bar and tapas restaurant at 14th and Race across from Washington Park, is planning to open Tuesday, February 12. Zula‘s chef and owner Vik Silberberg says the menu will reflect a Mediterranean influence and center on tapas. A copper-clad wood-burning oven, large communal tables, both a tapas and a mussels bar

Snowball Fight Tonight in Washington Park – 6pm

Gates of OTR

Fight your OTR neighbors and have a chance to win an Ohio Against the World hoodie. The scoop: – Washington Park main lawn – 6pm iPhone time, tonight 12/29 – (THERE WILL BE A BULLHORN FOR OFFICIAL START) – Take video, upload to OTR Matters Facebook wall; we will crowd-source and make a nice video

Light Up OTR at Washington Park

Light Up OTR 2012 (1)

The 3rd Annual Light Up OTR will take place this Friday at Washington Park starting at 6pm. The event will line the streets of Over-the-Rhine with luminaries from Music Hall to Main Street. Attendees to Light Up OTR will receive a complimentary ticket to the Christmas Saengerfest in OTR. More details about Light Up OTR:

Nine Unique Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in OTR This Weekend

City Flea Holiday Market

The OTR Chamber of Commerce and the OTR Blog put together a list of 9 special ways to enjoy the holidays this weekend in Over-the-Rhine. Connect with the OTR Chamber of Commerce on facebook here. 8 Unique Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season in Over-the-Rhine this Weekend  What and When: Shop Local St. Francis Seraph and Sarah

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.

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