CINCINNATI IN THE NEWS
Once you visit or move to the Cincinnati region, you understand what all the hype is about. But instead of telling you ourselves, we thought you might appreciate what national media outlets have to say about visiting, living, working and exploring Cincy.
Cincinnati Ranks No. 1 for Compensation Paid to Arts & Cultural Workers in the Midwest
Known as “the city that sings,” Cincinnati is home to the longest-running choral festival in the western hemisphere, the May festival; as well as a top-10 U.S. orchestra, the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra; and the second-oldest opera company in the country, Cincinnati Opera. Along with its musical accomplishments, Cincinnati has a variety of established arts institutions with trailblazing history. In many ways, this community has taken a highly collaborative approach to achieve its success.
EXPLORING CINCINNATI AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY
Cincinnati, on the Ohio River's northern bank, is ideally placed as a gateway to exploring northern Kentucky. And after discovering the joy of sipping bourbon and mixing cocktails with America's native spirit during the lockdown, I'm looking forward to visiting a handful of Kentucky's distilleries.
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Cincinnati’s blooming business and creative hub is strengthened by the city’s diverse population and its innovative DEI approaches to grow and expand economic opportunities for all.
Cincinnati’s Most Underground Bar, Ghost Baby
Cincinnati’s historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood is distinct for its hidden infrastructure of 150-year-old lager tunnels German immigrants built to keep beer cold. Prohibition shut down the breweries lining the streets above, and modern refrigeration robbed the tunnels of their purpose...
Things to Do with Family in Cincinnati
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New flights with British Airways (from summer 2023) mean it’ll soon be a breeze to hop across to this fizzing city on the Ohio River. Plan an afternoon in the Over-the-Rhine neighbourhood, which has more than a whiff of New York City’s West Village about it: think cool stores hawking artisan candles, one-off fashion boutiques, ice-cream parlours and independent bookstores...
Best Riverwalk (2023) Waterfront spots: 10 best riverwalks across the United States
No. 4: Smale Riverfront Park - Cincinnati, Ohio
At Smale Riverfront Park in Cincinnati, visitors can watch the river traffic float by, cycle along the Ohio River Trail, buy fresh produce at the Castellini Esplanade farmers market, cool off in the Fath Fountain or stop to smell the flowers in the Gardner Family Grove and Rose Garden.
Best Recreational Trail (2023) Enjoy the outdoors on the 10 best recreational trails in the US
Best History Museum (2023) Learn from the past: 10 best history museums in the US
No. 1: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - Cincinnati, Ohio
Located on the banks of the Ohio River near downtown Cincinnati, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center reveals the moving stories of the Underground Railroad, Martin Luther King's march from Selma, and the millions of people still enslaved in the world today.
Best Public Square (2023) 10 best public squares across the nation, according to readers
No. 7: Fountain Square - Cincinnati, Ohio
Fountain Square sits at the heart of downtown Cincinnati, anchored by the historic Tyler Davidson Fountain, dedicated in 1871. Grab lunch at one of the outdoor tables in the square, attend a live concert during the warmer months, or go ice skating in winter.
67 Fun Things to Do in Cincinnati, Ohio
Straddling the Ohio River and the northern Kentucky border, vibrant and underrated Cincinnati boasts an eclectic mix of people and places; dishing up a diverse selection of fascinating museums, historical sites, sprawling green-soaked parks, and a melting-pot of restaurants and bars that have propelled the so-called Queen City to stand out among its Midwestern counterparts.