11 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (June 9-11)

This weekend offers plenty of ways to enjoy (or avoid) the summer heat, including a festival from the Cincinnati Ballet, Pride Month…

By Emily Keller

Cincy VegFest + Vegan Chili Cook-Off
Noon-6:00 p.m. June 10
Calling all herbivores: The fifth-annual Cincy VegFest is back, along with a Vegan Chili Cook-off. Enjoy a day of groovy live music, a pre-event yoga session, and plant-based food to munch on. This event will be held at Burnet Woods Bandstand from noon-6 p.m., with yoga sessions starting at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Plant-sourced meal options will be prepared and provided by a variety of vendors, including Essen Kitchen, Foodies Vegan, Like Mom’s Only Vegan and more. The vegan chili cook-off is calling anyone from home-kitchen gurus to amateur chefs to join the competition. Admission is free.
Noon-6 p.m. June 10. Burnet Woods Bandstand, 3298 Clifton Ave., Clifton, heärt.com/cincy-vegfest.
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The Views of Cincinnati From This Prospect Hill House Are Heart-Eyes Emoji-Worthy

Mid-Century flair, stunning views, rooftop deck and a private, wooded lot in the middle of the city – just minutes from Over-the-Rhine…

By Katherine Barrier

1801 Walker St., Mt. Auburn
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This 1855 Warren County Home For Sale Will Transport You Back in Time

Here’s your chance to own a piece of Ohio history: A pre-Civil War, German Colonial home in Warren County is now on…

By Katherine Barrier

4024 Anderson Road, Morrow
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Cincinnati Reds' Elly De La Cruz Dazzles in Debut [Photos]

During the Cincinnati Reds game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 6, Elly De La Cruz dazzled spectators in his major…

By CityBeat Staff

Elly De La Cruz during his debut with the Cincinnati Reds on June 6, 2023.
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This Ohio Castle is Now For Sale For Under A Million Dollars

Watch your step – you’ll slip in the puddle of our drool as we stare at this literal castle. Seriously, this mansion…

By CityBeat Staff

This Ohio Castle is Now For Sale
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24 Things Only People in Cincinnati are Obsessed With

There are just some things Cincinnatians understand that the rest of the world will question. Things like: "Why is their weirdly spiced…

By Katherine Barrier

Richard Jones’ Resemblance to Doug Dimmadome
It’s just uncanny, isn’t it?
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Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame Honors James Brown, More Icons

The Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame announced its third class of inductees at Cincinnati’s Hard Rock Cafe on May 30. New…

By Madeline Fening

Photos: Cincinnati Black Music Walk of Fame Announces 2023 Inductees
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14 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (June 2-4)

June is here and that means Pride month everywhere. NKY Pride is kicking off the month's festivities with weekend-long entertainment and celebrations.…

By Katie Griffith, Emily Keller

NKY Pride Y’all Means All
12 p.m. June 4

Northern Kentucky kicks off Pride month with weekend-long events. The main parade and party is Sunday at noon with the official afterparty following it at Hotel Covington. The NKY Pride Parade route begins near Madison Avenue and Third Street; it follows Madison Avenue to West Pike and Ninth Street and ends down Mainstrasse. PrideFest takes place from 12-5 p.m. at Goebel Park in Covington. See NKY Pride’s website for a full list of entertainment and weekend events.

June 2-4, Covington. nkypridecenter.org
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18 Fun Ohio Road Trips Within a Few Hours of Cincinnati

If you're looking to get away from Cincinnati with just a short little jaunt, you're in luck. There are plenty of awesome…

By Cleveland Scene Staff

Walk on the Wild Side at The Wilds
14000 International Road, Cumberland
Part of the Columbus Zoo, The Wilds is a nonprofit nature reserve, safari park and conservation center located in southeast Ohio. The park has many animals that you’d see on an African safari, like cheetahs, giraffes, rhinoceroses and wild dogs.
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This Home For Sale Offers Lake Tahoe-Style Living in Walton

If you dream of lakefront living in a cozy, contemporary home without leaving Greater Cincinnati, look no further than 11065 Stirrup Lane…

By Katherine Barrier

11065 Stirrup Lane, Walton
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OTR Burlesque Show Serves Sexy, Sensual Vibes [NSFW]

On May 25 and 26, Somerhaus in Over-the-Rhine hosted a stunning burlesque and aerial variety show, Paper Lanterns. A celebration of spring…

By Katherine Barrier

Paper Lanterns Burlesque & Aerial Variety Show at Somerhaus
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This Cincinnati House Has A 'Casino' In Its Basement

If you ever wanted to be the "cool" house where everyone hangs out, now is your chance. This 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath house located…

By Jenna Jones

This Cincinnati House Has A Casino In Its Basement
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This Fixer-Upper Dome Home in Burlington Can Be Yours for $235K

If you’re looking for an abode with character and that’s surrounded by nature, 4700 Waterloo Road in Burlington checks all the boxes.…

By Katherine Barrier

4700 Waterloo Road, Burlington
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Sincerely, Cincy: How Cincinnatians Spend a Day at Washington Park

Sincerely, Cincy is a photo essay that captures what Cincinnati and its communities look like. This bi-weekly project kicks off with what…

By Emory Davis

Milo, a local resident, sits atop the waterfall staircase at Washington Park. Milo is an artist in Cincinnati and was spending their free time before work basking in the sun and soaking their feet in the fountain. Milo works at the Contemporary Art Museum as a receptionist. “I didn’t really have a plan before I got here. I just wandered up and saw that they turned the fountains on," they said.
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11 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (May 25-29)

The first official summer weekend is here, and there are plenty of ways to enjoy it throughout Greater Cincinnati. From swimming the…

By CityBeat Staff

Taste of Cincinnati
May 27 and 28 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and May 29 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Launched in 1979, giant food festival Taste of Cincinnati will take over Fifth Street in Downtown from May 27-29. This year, there will be 36 restaurants and 23 food trucks participating in the festival, adding up to over 300 different menu items to try.
May 27 and 28 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and May 29 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fifth Street from Walnut to Sentinel, tasteofcincinnati.com.
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Everything We Saw During the Cincinnati Reds' May 23 Game Against the St. Louis Cardinals [Photos]

Despite the fact that the Cincinnati Reds lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5, the perfect baseball weather gave fans a bright-sided…

By CityBeat Staff

Pitcher Silvino Bracho during the Cincinnati Reds game against the St. Louis Cardinals on May 23, 2023.
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Here are 9 Shows to Catch During the Cincinnati Fringe Festival

This is a milestone year for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival — its 20th iteration. In a recent phone conversation with CityBeat, Katie…

By Rick Pender

Dad (hates) Jokes
Jon Bennett from Adelaide, Australia (who bills himself as “2 Hoots Productions”) has performed in more than 125 festivals and in Fire in the Meth Lab that he brought to the 2022 Cincy Fringe. This time around the comedian talks about his extremely conservative father, a very serious but accident-prone man who has died… more than once.
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Clifton Gaslight District's Stunning "Peacock House" is Back on the Market

Perched high on a hill in Clifton’s Gaslight District, this stunning mid-century modern gem, a.k.a. the Peacock House (named after designer Richard…

By Katherine Barrier

The Peacock House | 843 Clifton Hills Terrace, Clifton Gaslight District
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Photos: Everything We Saw During the Cincinnati Reds' May 20 Game Against the New York Yankees

The Reds couldn't deliver a win during the Yankees' three-game visit to the Queen City this weekend, but the perfect baseball weather…

By CityBeat Staff

New York Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole
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10 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (May 19-21)

This weekend offers an opportunity to enjoy a production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, shop until you drop at an upscale local…

By CityBeat Staff

Breakfast on the Bridge
7-9 a.m. May 19
Do you bike to work? Do you like to eat breakfast? If so, Tri-State Trails has the event for you. In honor of National Bike to Work Day, the organization is hosting its 14th annual Breakfast on the Bridge event on the Purple People Bridge. Commuters are invited to enjoy free breakfast and coffee "with a side of cycling camaraderie," according to the event's description. 
7-9 a.m. May 19. Purple People Bridge, Newport, tristatetrails.org.
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This Cincinnati Mansion Really 'Werks' It [PHOTOS]

This is the mansion to end all mansions. The address? 6467 Werk Road. Seriously. We can't make it up. If this mansion…

By Jenna Jones

This Cincinnati Mansion Really 'Werks' It [PHOTOS]
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You Can Turn This Historic, Fixer-Upper Covington Church Into Your New Home

Covington's historic Shinkle Methodist Church — named after early benefactor Amos Shinkle — was built in 1892 at 114 E. 15th Street.…

By CityBeat Staff

114 E. 15th St., Covington
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The Hawkins House in Indian Hill is a Modern Art Lover's Dream [Photos]

With clean lines, pristine white interior and exterior, expansive windows and an air of futuristic luxury, 4360 Willow Hills Lane is the…

By Katherine Barrier

4360 Willow Hills Lane, Indian Hills
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32 Greater Cincinnati Activities to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Things are about to get hot, Cincinnati, because summer here is never boring. Ready to ditch the cabin fever?  From cooling off…

By CityBeat Staff

Put on Your Dancing Shoes for Salsa on the Square
520 Vine St., Downtown
Bust out your best moves or learn how to salsa every Thursday night at Fountain Square during the summer. Salsa on the Square is free and features live local and regional Latin bands that specialize in salsa, merengue, cumbia and Latin jazz. There are also two large dance classes to help you get the moves down, and Mazunte is there to serve up tacos, tostados and guacamole. For a refreshing drink after all the dancing, grab a margarita at Fountain Square’s full-service bar.
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11 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (May 12-14)

This weekend's events offer Cincinnatians a number of opportunities to dance, shop, sip and learn new skills — what more could we…

By CityBeat Staff

O.F.F. Market
10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13
Each month, the O.F.F. Market brings together local small businesses, artisans, farmers and more to provide a different kind of shopping experience that puts community first. You’ll also find fun for the whole family beyond shopping thanks to Summit Park’s playgrounds, trails, restaurants, nature and splash scapes and more.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 13. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash, www.facebook.com/theoffmarket.
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This Indian Hill Home For Sale Blends Mid-Century Modern With Contemporary Style [PHOTOS]

Seamlessly blending mid-century modern with contemporary, 8240 Brill Road in Indian Hill is equal parts luxury home and tranquil retreat. This six-bedroom,…

By Katherine Barrier

8240 Brill Road, Indian Hill
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Everything We Saw During the Flying Pig Marathon [Photos]

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon made the turn into its 25th year this weekend, with runners battling flash downpours and ankle-deep puddles…

By Madeline Fening

Flying Pig Marathon | May 7, 2023
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10 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Weekend (May 5-7)

Whether you're cheering on runners at one of the biggest events in Cincinnati, the Flying Pig Marathon, or want to dance the…

By CityBeat Staff

Flying Pig Marathon
May 5-7
There are weekend-long events celebrating the Flying Pig Marathon. It’s a Cincinnati staple and even if you’re not a runner, there’s a form of entertainment awaiting. You can run, walk, volunteer or cheer this weekend as countless participants gather for 5Ks, relays, half-marathons, mini-marathons and lots of celebration in between. Download the Pigworks Event App for detailed information or to track a runner while they race. May 5-7. Multiple locations throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, flyingpigmarathon.com
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This Mid-Century Modern Ohio House Has Us California Dreamin' [PHOTOS]

It's all groovy, baby, in this Troy, Ohio, house. From the trippy entryway to the sweet covered patio, you're in for a…

By Jenna Jones

1230 Kerr Road, Troy, Ohio
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All the Adorable Zoo Babies You Can See at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in May

It's May, and at the Cincinnati Zoo, that means Zoo Babies! All month long, the zoo will be celebrating their youngest residents,…

By Katherine Barrier

Bat-eared fox kits
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