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Dinosaur fossils discovered in China set to make US debut at Cincinnati museum

The Cincinnati Museum Center has the privilege of holding the U.S. debut of recently found dinosaur fossils in China. The rib and three vertebrae fossils belong to a long-necked titanosaur and were used to identify a new species in China's Henan Province Region. The Dinosaur Unearthed exhibit starts traveling in October.

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Attendance keeps rising in Cincinnati

With the Cyclones winning two Kelly Cups in the past three seasons, and the team providing excellent value to its fans, attendance is continuing to rise in Cincinnati.  For the third straight year, the Cyclones led the ECHL in percentage of attendance increased, with an increase of 29.2%, or 783 fans a game. This past season the Cyclones drew a total of 190,663 fans, including the postseason. The previous high in Cincinnati was 145,121 fans.

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Cincinnati area is home to thrills, fun of all kinds

A writer at News-Herald in Northern Ohio praised Cincinnati as a great escape from home with many attractions such as King's Island and the Cincinnati Zoo. King's Island offers a variety of rides, including the largest wooden coaster in the nation, and a fifteen-acre water park with price included in the admissions. The Cincinnati Zoo houses a variety of species with a cleanly atmosphere and many activities to enjoy. 

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DC dining inspired by Cincinnati chili dog

A new restaurant opening on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. will be featuring hot dogs inspired by various American cities. Cincinnati's chilidog will be amongst other well-known hot dog specialties.

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Cincinnati radio host Bill Cunningham to get syndicated TV talk show in Chicago

Cincinnati radio host Bill Cunningham plans to replace Oprah Winfrey's show with a new national program starting next fall. Produced with a studio audience in Chicago, Tribune Co. aired four test shows at various times. Viewership numbers were successful, with Cincinnati at the top of the list.

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Exploring Cincinnati yields bargains, fine food and art

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette explored Cincinnati's bargains, fine food, and arts. The city offers a variety from freshly brewed wheat beer at Rivertown Brewing HefeWeizen to furniture bargains in West Chester, OH. The article hits Cincinnati hot spots including Findlay Market, the Cincinnati Art Museum, Mount Adams, and Rookwood Pottery Co.

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Top cities for new college grads

Bloomberg Businessweek published Top Cities for New College Grads, ranking cities with strong job opportunities, average pay, and affordable living costs. Cincinnati ranked number 23 due to the presence of industries such as manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, and insurance. Cincinnati also attracts sports lovers with the country's first professional baseball team, the Reds, and the Bengals.

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In Cincinnati, Rookwood Pottery again producing fine pieces

Founded in Cincinnati as a pottery club for women in 1880 by heiress Maria Longworth Nichols, Rookwood Pottery won international acclaim as America's best art pottery. At its peak, the company employed 400 people. Rookwood designs are evident throughout America, including a fireplace in the White House, the tilework in Grand Central Station and its famous Oyster Bar in Manhattan; and the Seelbach Hotel's Rathskellar in Louisville, Ky. Chris Rose bought the rights Rookwood's art pottery in 2005 and relocated it to Over-the-Rhine.

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Cincinnati artist C.F. Payne captures Gold Star Chili's image in paint

Gold Star Chili commissioned Cincinnati native, life-long lover of Cincinnati-style chili, and nationally known artist, C.F. Payne to visually tell the story of Gold Star/Cincinnati-style chili. Best known for his illustrations of famous personalities and cover illustrations for Time, Sports Illustrated, and Readerís Digest, Payne returned to his hometown to illustrate every day, hardworking individuals in a Gold Star Chili restaurant. This illustration will be reproduced and installed as a wall mural in many Gold Star restaurants throughout Greater Cincinnati.

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CAC architect Hadid named to Time's list of people who most affect our world

Time named 100 people who most affect our world in their annual Time 100. Zaha Hadid, the designer of the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art (CAC), ranked under Time's list of "Thinkers," who create work with a sense of passion and a universal touch. The Contemporary Arts Center was Hadid's first completed project in the United States.

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Cincinnati musuem sets attendance record

The temporary exhibit "Without Sanctuary: Lynching photography in America" at the National Underground Freedom Center reached the attendance record of 15,000 people since its opening day in January. Unsure of how the exhibit would be received with its controversial photographs, this number set a record of attendance for temporary exhibits at the museum.

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The Neighborhoods of Cincinnati

Last month, Urbanophile's founder, Aaron Renn, visited Cincinnati to participate in a panel on the casino at Broadway Commons.  While here Renn took a look around Cincinnati (on a guided tour with Soapbox's Randy Simes) and shared some of his observations and insights in a follow-up Soapblog.  His latest photoessay on Cincinnati's neighborhoods takes a long look at the city's great resources and development challenges.

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Let there be lights: Reds mark anniversary

A lifelong fan of the Reds for 87 years, Ralph Thacker attended the 75th anniversary Red's game at the Great American Ball Park while remembering his first Red's game at Crosley Field in 1935. Thacker was one of more than 20,000 fans who filed into Cincinnati's Crosley Field to watch the Reds beat the Phillies, 2-1, in the first night game in Major League Baseball history on May 24, 1935.

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A whirlwind weekend in Cincinnati

A former resident of Cincinnati embraces the growth and diversity of her native city. For the short weekend visit, the "old hometowner" explored the beautiful and different lively spots along the river, the abundance of art offered around the city, the taste of real Cincinnati in Northside, and the variety of local chili parlors and bakery's. The expanded and lively city still continues to surprise former natives and first-time visitors with its sophistication, charm, intelligence and attitude the city possesses. 


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Gold Star Chili campaigns for Chilitown USA

Gold Star Chili works hard to call attention to any restaurant that sells Cincinnati-style chili and to promote the Queen City's staple. Even though residents still battle about their particular preference of chili-restaurants, the city still comes together as a whole celebrating its local "culinary crown jewel."

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