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Graeter's makes list of top ice creams in the US

U.S. News & World Report ranks Cincinnati's own Graeter's Ice Cream as the sixth best ice cream in the country. In addtion to praising the sweet stuff's French Pot swirling process, the national publication cites black raspberry chip as favorite flavor.

Spoiler alert: Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream, of Columbus, Ohio, ranked number one overall. Find Jeni's locally at both Melt and Picnic and Pantry in Northside.

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Cincinnati comes back to its shoreline

A shout-out from The New York Times!

The shoreline of this Ohio River city, which in the 19th century hummed with 30 steamboat visits a day but faded in the 20th as pollution and industrial disinvestment pushed people and businesses inland, is emerging again as a hub of civic and economic vitality.

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Five reasons to put the Queen City on your travel list

The selling points may not be beaches or sky-high geysers, but Cincy does have the mojo. Here are 5 reasons why you should add Cincinnati to your US travel list, including the American Sign Museum.

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Cincinnati Museum salutes leading African American talent

Cincinnati Art Museum features an exhibit of one of the first black American artists to gain an international reputation, Henry Ossawa Tanner.

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Cincinnati makes list of top riverfront towns

Cincinnati has taken an especially hands-on approach to reclaiming its waterfront, clearing a path through old highways and industrial parks. This fall, it's slated to open the first phase of a $120 million, 45-acre riverfront park at its center.

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Cincinnati fights its way back into hearts of hip, trendy

Cincinnati has always done an impressive job of mixing past and present -- its most popular attractions are updated versions of places that have drawn visitors for years, including the Museum Center in historic Union Terminal and Fountain Square, which on warm summer nights is crammed with people.

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Opera News interviews Cincinnati Opera's Porgy and Bess star Measha Brueggergosman

Measha Brueggergosman's disarming candor is just one indication of why the Canadian soprano, who this month makes her return to the opera stage as Bess in Cincinnati Opera's Porgy and Bess, has become a certifiable mainstream celebrity on her native soil as well as perhaps the most engaging, amiable ambassador the spheres of classical voice and opera have seen since Beverly Sills. Brueggergosman's instrument? A gleaming, vernal lyric soprano with an appealing duskiness around its edges and an adaptable vibrato

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Salon highlights Cincinnati's Community Entertainment Districts

Salon.com writes: A great example of urban entertainment is Cincinnati, where, rather than busting in with relocation plans and a branding scheme, the city has designated five neighborhoods Community Entertainment Districts where aspiring restaurateurs can simply get a liquor license directly from the state for about $1,500, rather than on the open market where they cost up to $30,000.

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Real estate news: A mushroom sprouts in Cincinnati

Located amid Colonials, Cape Cods and ranch homes in Cincinnati is a home that may have you asking yourself, "What is that?"
 
"That" is the "Mushroom House" — a home built over a 10-year span by architect Terry Brown. In Hyde Park, across from a restaurant and surrounded by more "traditional" looking homes, Brown's creation stands out as a one-of-a-kind art installation.

Now it's up for sale.

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UC tops architecture list with four buildings

College campuses play a large role in the quality of life of students, and Top Colleges Online believes a quality campus plays a significant part in creating a quality learning environment and successful educational experience. Many college campuses are pleasant, but some go a step further and are themselves intellectually stimulating by being interesting architecturally. UC tops the list with four different building making the list.

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SpringBoard featured in Art Place America

SpringBoard is a program from ArtWorks of Cincinnati made possible in part by an ArtPlace grant of $150,000. The goal is to provide artisans and creative entrepreneurs with business development training and a collaborative work space in the city’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, which will be home to a proposed streetcar line.

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Cincinnati Art Museum: Lively works seem to dance with joy

The work of Nick Cave is a compelling blend of sculpture, fashion, dance and sound. His vision is decidedly contemporary but rooted in traditions stretching back to Africa.
 
The artist, who serves as chairman of the Fashion Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, has an exhibit of lively, intriguing works on view in the Cincinnati Art Museum.

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CAC makes '50 Coolest Museums' list

The Contemporary Arts Center downtown got a nod on Complex's list of the 50 coolest museums.

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Michael Keating: His neighbor's keeper and chronicler

When Michael Keating moved to Lakeside Park, Ky., in 1981, life was just opening up for him. He had been a staff photographer at The Cincinnati Enquirer for two years and his wife, Sarah, was pregnant with their first child. He went on to work for the Enquirer until earlier this year. 

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Cincinnati startups get help from top college grads

Venture for America chose Cincinnati as one of its initial launch cities, and Time Magazine features Define My Style, a Cincinnati startup, that is recruiting through the initiative.

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