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Mile High Club booming in Cincinnati

At $425 a pop, what may be the nation's only Mile High Club has been quietly operating for more than 20 years at Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport. Business hit warp speed after Valentine's Day stories featuring Flamingo Air in local and national media.

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The best beer gardens in America, including Mecklenburg Gardens

The beer garden is the new coffee shop. So gather your friends for craft brews and a casual vibe at these hot spots, from Mecklenburg in Cincinnati to Standard Biergarten in New York.

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How to Customize Your iPhone, Inside and Out

The iPhone is a beautiful device on its own, but with hundreds of millions of iPhones sold it's not particularly unique. Cincinnati-made JackBacks made LifeHacker's list of ways to customize your iPhone.

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Hollywood returns to Ohio in upcoming movie shoots

Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley will star in the latest movie set to film in Ohio, which has been courting Hollywood with state tax incentives. The Ohio Department of Development said Tuesday that credits totaling more than $1.5 million have been approved for two more movies.

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Theater for Twits

In an unsavory confluence of social media and the arts, we now have what are known as the tweet seats — sections of otherwise dignified theaters where communicating via Twitter during shows is actually encouraged. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has tweet seats from which patrons can carry on what organizers call “digital conversations” during concerts.

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Cincinnati makes top 10 list for US travel destinations

Lonely Planet placed Cincinnati as number three on their list of Top 10 US travel destinations for 2012.

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Major mixed-use project approved in Cincinnati's core.

As Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood continues to evolve, residents are experiencing a kind of tension unfamiliar in its recent history: conflicting opinions over the appropriate design of new buildings.

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A Gathering of Student Work: My studio at the University of Cincinnati

This fall, I co-taught such a studio (with Eli Meiners) at the University of Cincinnati. The project was a real one: the conversion of a former Kroger supermarket building into an open storage facility for the Cincinnati Art Museum, a Montessori school, and studios and display space for artists. The rules of the studio were a bit different: you could do anything you wanted, as long as it was begged, borrowed or stolen; your design did not have to be efficient or buildable, but gathered together from existing materials or from other buildings.

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CSO reserve seats for tweeters

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) began using tweet seats in September. Chris Pinelo, CSO vice president for communication, said it was successful based on heavy hashtag traffic.

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DAAP professor makes DI's list of 25 most admired educators of 2012

Each year, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 25 exemplary professionals in these fields. The 2012 class of education role models was selected by DesignIntelligence staff with extensive input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads, and students, one of the chosen teachs at UC's DAAP.

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CCM's season-opener features Tony-nominee

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) launches its 2011-12 Mainstage Series with a powerful tale of a bygone era. This fascinating intertwining of drama and music runs from Oct. 26 through Oct. 30 in Patricia Corbett Theater on the University of Cincinnati campus.

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Special museums keep 'Tubes Lit' in yesterday's TV gear

Cincinnati is something of a U.S. broadcast Mecca, with a great deal of pioneering taking place in the region. Located just north of the city in the former home of the VOA's Bethany shortwave transmitting plant is a relatively new entry in broadcast equipment collections

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Fotofocus announces 2012 month-long celebration of photography in Cincinnati

FotoFocus, a nonprofit arts organization, announces the October 2012 launch of its first biennial month-long regional celebration of historical and contemporary photography and lens-based art. On Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, 7 to 10 p.m., in collaboration with 3CDC’s Fountain Square Rocktober Series, FotoFocus will preview highlights of the October 2012 upcoming event with video works and still images from featured exhibitions.

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Art Museum hires Danis for renovation

The Cincinnati Art Museum awarded the contract for the renovation of its former Art Academy building to Dayton-based Danis Building Construction Company

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The sex book that hit the spot

Our Bodies, Ourselves was the kind of book that libraries banned and women stashed under their beds like pornography—a fixture of college dorm rooms that shocked conservatives with its candid discussion. UC's Wendy Kline even wrote a book about its influence.

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