Final Friday OTR – April 2012

Skate!

This Friday (tomorrow) is yet another Final Friday in Over-the-Rhine, and its set to be a great one. In addition to the standard Final Friday happenings, there are some unique offerings. First up is another edition of OTR Skate featuring You, You’re Awesome and Automagik. This takes place at the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center from 8:00-11:00 pm. … Continue reading

Epiventures Breaks Down Local Food Scene with “Cincinnati Deconstructed”

Cincinnati deConstructed

Chef and writer Courtney Tsitouris runs Epiventures which tells “stories about food.” She has joined forces with local film director, Michael Holder, to produce Cincinnati Deconstructed -  a video series about Cincinnati’s food scene and the people who make it interesting. Like the Queen City Project, Cincinnati Deconstructed showcases unique, local people and places that are taking … Continue reading

Moerlein Lager House Grand Opening

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Today marks a milestone in Cincinnati’s history: the opening of the Moerlein Lager House! Situated between Great American Ballpark and Paul Brown Stadium, downtown and the mighty Ohio, The Banks and Smale Riverfront Park, the Moerlein Lager House is positioned to become the newest jewel in the Queen City’s crown.  The story makes it shine … Continue reading

The Queen City Project

The Queen City Project

Update: It should be noted that the two businesses (Bluestone Creative and Alias Imaging) behind The Queen City Project are based downtown. Three of the four businesses profiled so far (Shadeau Breads, Coffee Emporium, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra) are located in Over-the-Rhine and the fourth (Arnold’s Bar and Grill) is in downtown. Soapbox Cincinnati, which is also … Continue reading

Shop Local OTR Gift Guide 2011

Shop Local

The OTR Holiday Gift Guide is out and it’s amazing. The Style Sample (a personal fav) designed and photographed the publication for the OTR Gateway Merchants Group. You can view it online at here and here or scroll through it below:

The Emery Theatre, A Requiem Project

View from Stage Right Balcony

The Emery Theatre The Emery Theatre was built in 1911, and is considered an acoustically pure theatre. It is one of three sister buildings (along with Orchestra Halls in Chicago and Detroit) to New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Cincinnati philanthropist, Mary Emery, bequeathed the entire Emery building to the city in memory of her late … Continue reading

OTRview XIII: Duru Armagan of Sloane Boutique

Duru Armagan, owner of Sloane Boutique, in New York

Duru Armagan is the proprietress of Sloane Boutique, a new store of women’s apparel and accessories at 1216 Vine Street. The location is a familiar one. 1216 Vine is between A Tavola Pizza and Cincy Haus: Tours and Store to the north and Senate restaurant and the soon-to-open Abigail Street to the south. Duru is a … Continue reading

3CDC’s Gateway Quarter Phase V

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3CDC‘s phased approach at development in Over-the-Rhine is moving forward and leaving many successes along the way. To read the sources of the information shared in this post, check out 3CDC’s 2010-2011 Annual Progress Report and July 2011 Work Group Report at the end of this post. Other ongoing projects in Over-the-Rhine include Mercer Commons … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate is BACK for Round 2!!

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Returning to OTR is the Final Friday OTR Skate presented by Far-I-Rome Productions. On Friday June 24, the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center will be transformed in to a combination roller disco and art gallery. Two new DJs will be featured, Cincinnati’s very own DJ Mowgli and DJ Pillo. The art installation will include art from the … Continue reading

Before and After: 1218 and 1220 Vine Street

1220 Vine Street, before

Today, 1220 Vine Street is home to A TAVOLA PIZZA and next door is The Queen City Underground’s Cincy Haus at 1218 Vine. Before, 1220 Vine Street: And now an interior photo from Katie Clavey as it is today: And these wonderful shots by 5chw4r7z:

Park + Vine + Love

Inside Park + Vine, photo from facebook page

Park + Vine. Find them on facebook and twitter. Photo by James Jenkins: with a bike corral out front:

Grammer’s closes, but some don’t care.

I recently saw a Twitter conversation between two people regarding the closing of Grammer’s in OTR. The twitterers (who will remain nameless) went back and forth with the one (person 1) saying they were sad (for the neighborhood) about the news and the other person (person 2) saying that those who didn’t frequent Grammer’s shouldn’t … Continue reading

Urban Eden’s courtyard (Main Street, OTR)

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  Urban Eden’s courtyard (Main Street, OTR) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Shoe Repair on Vine Street in the Gateway Quarter

Shoe Repair at 1344 Vine Street, photo by 5chw4r7z

The sign above the door reads “Shoe Repair: Impressions that last”. I like that. Photo from 5chw4r7z who blogs, tweets and shoots great photos. This photo was originally posted in this blog post.

The Pop-Up Swap Shop + Last Bites Bakery

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Pop Up Swap Shop + Last Bites Bakery: every Saturday Sell, barter or just get rid of stuff at Share Some Sugar Pop Up Swap Shop + Last Bites Bakery 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday next to Park + Vine at 12oo Main St. CityBeat reports: Anyone is welcome to bring things taking … Continue reading

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