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History of Cincinnati Breweries: Christian Moerlein and Beyond

Updated Mar 9, 2019

For 100 years before Prohibition, beer was a major export and Cincinnati breweries were a top employer. The Queen City had previously emerged as the center of U.S. pork production, but beer eventually took the lead in driving the local economy. By 1890, Cincinnati was the nation's third-largest beer producer!

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Shopping In Carew Tower, Downtown Cincinnati

Shopping In Carew Tower, Downtown Cincinnati

Updated Mar 6, 2019

The building takes its name from Joseph T. Carew, proprietor of the Mabley & Carew department store chain, which had previously operated on the site until 1960.

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Enjoy Delicious German Fare & Locally-Made Bier at Hofbräuhaus Newport

Updated Feb 19, 2019

By: Brad Toft

Modeled after the legendary 400+ year old Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany, Hofbräuhaus Newport gives guests the chance to experience a wide variety of authentic German food, bier and time-honored cultural traditions.

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Discover Shopping and More at Hyde Park Square in Cincinnati

Discover Shopping and More at Hyde Park Square in Cincinnati

Updated Feb 14, 2019

The Queen City's elegant Hyde Park neighborhood has long been a magnate community in Cincinnati for people from many walks of life wanting to live, go to school, shop, eat and play amongst abundant green spaces, parks, shops, restaurants and turn-of-the-last century homes set amid a lush 100+ year old landscape.

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A Side of Goetta, Please! Enjoying a Cincinnati Food Staple

A Side of Goetta, Please! Enjoying a Cincinnati Food Staple

Updated Jan 21, 2019

A popular local breakfast meat, Goetta can be traced back to the large number of German immigrants who settled in the Cincinnati area.

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Cincinnati's Historic Hilton Netherland Plaza Downtown Hotel

Cincinnati's Historic Hilton Netherland Plaza Downtown Hotel

Updated Jan 16, 2019

More than just a hotel, the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel is a stunning example of true French Art Deco design and is a true architectural masterpiece. First opened in 1931, the landmark downtown Cincinnati hotel quickly became an integral part of the cityscape and is widely recognized as one of the first multi-use complexes in the United States.

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King Records Cincinnati and the Right-On Queen City Sound

King Records Cincinnati and the Right-On Queen City Sound

Posted Jan 15, 2019

Did you know the Queen City was once home to King Records Cincinnati - one of the most influential record labels? Or that The Twist (Later made famous by Chubby Checker) was first recorded here? Some of James Brown's most significant recordings were also recorded at the King Records studios!

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Moerlein Lager House Brings Cincinnati's Brewing Past to Life!

Updated Nov 14, 2018

We recently had the pleasure of a visit to the Moerlein Lager House in downtown Cincinnati. The Moerlein Lager House is situated on a scenic bank along the Ohio River between the Great American Ball Park and Paul Brown Stadium. This spacious restaurant features great views of the Ohio River, sports stadiums, the Roebling Suspension Bridge and downtown Cincinnati. It’s a great view from any seat in the house!

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BB Riverboats Captain's Lunch Cruise on the Ohio River

Posted Aug 29, 2018

By: Kevin Yazell

I can’t think of a better way to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening that a slow cruise up the Ohio River with BB Riverboats. The cool breeze will calm even the worst heat and provides a perfect backdrop to any setting. The crew at BB Riverboats has mastered the art of entertaining on the river!

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Experience Cincinnati's Best Live Jazz at Washington Platform

Experience Cincinnati's Best Live Jazz at Washington Platform

Updated Mar 19, 2018

By: Kirsten E. Silven

Since its 2012 inception, the Jazz Night Series at Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant in downtown Cincinnati has been a must-do for music lovers of all ages, offering a unique live experience unlike any other in the Queen City. I recently attended the Friday night show with my husband, enjoying a delicious Valentine's Day dinner package and romantic date night against a colorful backdrop of authentic live jazz, performed by guitarist Greg Shako and flutist Sandy Suskind.

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