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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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Fun Facts About The Queen City

Fun Facts About The Queen City

Updated Jan 6, 2018

Porkopolis, one of Cincinnati’s most infamous nicknames, dates back to the late 1820’s through the mid 1930’s when the city was the main processing center for pork in the U.S.

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Fountain Square and Tyler Davidson Fountain in Downtown Cincinnati

Fountain Square and Tyler Davidson Fountain in Downtown Cincinnati

Updated Jun 13, 2017

Dedicated in 1871, the Tyler Davidson Fountain is the centerpiece of Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. The statue is also known as the "Genius of Water," which pays homage to the Ohio River and its significance to the development of the entire city.

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Taste of Cincinnati: The Longest-Running Food Festival in the U.S.

Taste of Cincinnati: The Longest-Running Food Festival in the U.S.

Updated May 30, 2017

Held each year on Memorial Day weekend, the Taste of Cincinnati food festival began in 1979 as a one-day festival in Piatt Park, which was known as Garfield Park at the time, drawing just 5,000 visitors.

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Washington Platform Oyster Festival Brings Coastal Flavors to Cincinnati

Washington Platform Oyster Festival Brings Coastal Flavors to Cincinnati

Updated May 26, 2017

Spring in Cincinnati is always made a bit more divine – at least from a culinary perspective – thanks to the Washington Platform Oyster Festival. The event takes place at the iconic Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant in Downtown Cincinnati, serving up a wide variety of seafood and oyster-based dishes, including a 40-item fresh oyster menu.

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Top Cincinnati Events, January 2017

Top Cincinnati Events, January 2017

Updated Feb 1, 2017

The holidays might be behind us, but the New Year is just getting started in the Queen City and 2017 promises to bring a wide variety of exciting events to Cincinnati each month. Here’s our selection of the top events in Cincinnati for January 2017:

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Top Cincinnati Events December 2016

Top Cincinnati Events December 2016

Updated Jan 1, 2017

As the holiday season rushes headlong to its peak, Cincinnati offers a wide variety of events for the entire family, from a traditional German-style holiday market to the magical Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo to the zany Scuba Santa event at Newport Aquarium and more! We hope you enjoy our roundup of the top events in Cincinnati this month!

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New Years Eve in Cincinnati

New Years Eve in Cincinnati

Updated Jan 1, 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, Cincinnati is gearing up for an amazing night of parties, food, dancing and fun, whether you’re planning to enjoy a black tie gala or are going the more casual route, the Queen City has something for everyone. With family-friendly parties starting as early as 7 p.m. and adults-only festivities lasting well past midnight, here are our favorite New Year’s Eve parties in Cincinnati this year!

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