Over-the-Rhine Cincinnati Murals: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Over the past few years, the streets of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine (OTR) neighborhood have transformed into a world-class outdoor art gallery. You could spend the whole day looking at art, giant murals taking up a whole building and smaller pieces tucked into small alleys. For this tour, we’ll look at some highlights in the area between … More Over-the-Rhine Cincinnati Murals: Self-Guided Walking Tour

The Cincinnati Zoo: Animals are Our Best Hope for Sanity During the Pandemic

During the past few months of quarantine, I’ve found myself turning to activities that remind me of childhood. Watching Avatar the Last Airbender, playing Animal Crossing, enjoying those heartening echoes of a simpler time. You know what I really loved as a kid? Animals. I used to love books and TV shows about animals so … More The Cincinnati Zoo: Animals are Our Best Hope for Sanity During the Pandemic

Downtown Cincinnati Murals: Self-Guided Walking Tour

With many things in Cincinnati closed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to take advantage of one of the city’s coolest outdoor attractions: the murals. Cincinnati’s downtown and Over-the-Rhine (OTR) neighborhoods are decorated with dozens of murals, most of them created through the amazing work of a local non-profit organization, ArtWorks. If … More Downtown Cincinnati Murals: Self-Guided Walking Tour

Cincinnati Art Museum: A Cultural Escape During the Pandemic

When the forecast is for storms, it’s time for an indoor activity. But what’s a safe indoor adventure during the COVID-19 pandemic? I decided to check out the recently reopened Cincinnati Art Museum.  The museum has added a good set of safety procedures. They ask guests to reserve a timed ticket online (they’re free!) to … More Cincinnati Art Museum: A Cultural Escape During the Pandemic