Thursday, February 25, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016


and all this shit was going on at Northside's Second Saturday
- Northside Tavern - Chicken Lays an EGG presents a Black Valentine Fashion Show exploring Heartbreak and Ecstasy through the vehicle of Fashion, Music and Performance Art, followed by live music from Electric Citizen, 10pm at the back bar, 4163 Hamilton Avenue, 513.542.3603

- The Galaxie Skateshop - Second Annual Galaxie Prom, "Forever Young," featuring music, dancing, food, drinks, and a photo booth, plus awards for best dance moves, best dressed, and a king and queen will be crowned, 7pm-11pm, 4202 Hamilton Avenue, 513.542.3400

- The Listing Loon-Northside's Craft Beer & Wine Bar/Bottle Shop - Chocolate and Wine event featuring local chocolates from Chocolats Latour paired with wines from Vintner Select, 6pm-10pm, followed by live music by Umin, 4124 Hamilton Avenue, 513.542.5666

- Market Side Mercantile - 4th Anniversary Party with drinks and desserts, 4pm-7pm 4170 Hamilton Avenue,513.967.2026


- THE COMET - Live music with The Sundresses + The Tigerlilies, 10pm, plus food served til 1pm, 4579 Hamilton Avenue, 513.541.8900

- Urban Artifact - Live music with JIM PELZ & THE LOSER ANGELS, 8:30pm, 1660 Blue Rock, 513.978.1956


- C & D Northside - Art exhibit featuring work by Nathan Turner, with an artist Meet n Greet 7pm-9pm; plus the weirdest karaoke in the city at 10pm with DJ BLAK LAYDEE; 1714 Hanfield Street, 513.541.9881

- Chameleon - Art opening featuring work by Dan Dickerscheid, 7pm, and Vinyl Night with Hook & Ladder/Margaret Darling from The Seedy Seeds, 9pm-2am, 4114 Hamilton Avenue, 513.541.2073

- Future Life Now - Art opening for "Amend, Works in Acrylic by Jeff Amend," with refreshments and live music by Todd Juengling; 6:30pm-8:30pm, 4138 Hamilton Avenue, 513.541.5720

- Joseph Clark Gallery/Arts of Africa - Featuring exceptional and unique art/artifacts from Africa, 2pm-8pm, 4038 Hamilton Avenue, 513.351.8111

- Thunder-Sky, Inc. - Closing reception for the art exhibit "The Garden of Restoration: New Works by Tom Towhey and Adrian Cox," featuring disturbingly plush and whimsical works that also have the depth and cunning of masterpiece daydreams, PLUS a vinyl party in the basement with David Delgado spinning records, 6pm-10pm, 4573 Hamilton Avenue, 513.426.0477

- Tickle Pickle Northside - Mural painting party inside Tickle Pickle: from professional artist to toddler with a brush, everyone is welcome to add to the decor at Tickle Pickle which will finally open its dining room in March, featuring a menu of organic burgers, vegan burgers, handmade milkshakes and more, 1pm-4pm, 4176 Hamilton Avenue,513.954.4003

- Visionaries and Voices - Art exhibit "The Little Things" 6pm-8pm, with an informal gallery talk starting at 6:30pm, 3841 Spring Grove Avenue, 513.861.4333


- Melt Eclectic Cafe - My Vegan Valentine Dinner featuring a three-course, entirely plant-based menu for $40 per couple, dinner reservations are required, 6pm-8pm only, call to reserve your table, 4165 Hamilton Avenue,513.681.6358

- The Littlefield - 3 course prix fixe menu for $35 plus tax & gratuity, reservations are available by calling 513-386-7570, also featured drink special called "MOJO Winter Mojito" that benefits Walnut Hills Development Foundation; 2pm-2am, 3934 Spring Grove Avenue, 513.386.7570

- Bistro Grace - $29.95 Three Course Surf'n'Turf Special, 4pm-11pm, 4034 Hamilton Avenue, 513.541.9600

- Boswell's - Cincinnati - Dinner special: Sweet n sour pork loin with garlic mashed potatoes, side salad, and berry sundae dessert, plus select bottles of wine for $10, and live big band music from Dennis and Dorothy Marino, 7pm-11pm, 1686 Blue Rock, 513.681.8100

- Django Western Taco - Enjoy lunch or dinner with featured drinks & desserts, 11am-12am, 4046 Hamilton Avenue,513.542.3664

- Golden Tajine - Grab lunch, dinner or late night eats featuring Moroccan & Mediterranean fare, 11am-1:30am, 3938 Spring Grove Avenue, 513.546.1403

- The Kitchen Factory - Late night foods window open 'til 2am, including pizza slices and whole pizza pies, breakfast burritos, burgers, hoagies, mac n cheese, chili, tacos and more, 1609 Chase Avenue, 513.591.3333

- Ruth's Parkside Cafe - Stop in to see the current art exhibit by Rocky Fuller, and mention Second Saturday to get one of their special cocktails for $5, 5pm-10pm, 1550 Blue Rock Street, 513.542.7884


- Casablanca Vintage - $5 suit sale on select men's 1980s, 90s, and a few 70s suits, 12pm-8pm, 3944 Spring Grove Avenue, 513.541.6999 -->

- The Hoop & Needle - Introductory embroidery class, 2pm to 4:30pm: you'll receive all materials and instruction to complete a very "foxy" throw pillow, $40/class, reserve your spot here:, plus extended store hours til 9pm, 4019 Hamilton Avenue,330.715.6064

- Northside Grange Pet & Urban Farm Supply - Product launch of the Grange's new canine treat, Northside Dog Munch, a dog treat collaboration with Urban Artifact Brewery, made with recycled malted barley from Urban Artifact, stirred in with love (and peanut butter), and baked up fresh deliciousness for your dog; stop by with you doggie pal for a free sample, or grab a bag to go, 11am-9pm, 4116 Hamilton Ave, 513.541.1321

- NVISION - 20% OFF all jewelry, plus everything RED & PINK; also check out the current exhibit ART OF THE SCARF featuring a wall collage of vintage scarves, Noon-9pm, 4577 Hamilton Avenue, 513.542.4577

- Blue Hell Studio - Blacksmithing classes happening all day, stop by and watch, take a gander at the shop and the studio spaces available, or buy hand forged steel objects; 11am-10pm, 1700 Blue Rock Street, 513.490.3723

- Arcade Legacy : Bar Edition - Check out Northside's first barcade, featuring pinball, vintage consoles, drinks and hot dogs too, 5pm-2:30am, 3929 Spring Grove Ave, 513.429.3180

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

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Monday, February 01, 2016

City Snow Job

A discussion in the Cincinnati Neighborhood Committee about clearing snow & ice from the streets NEVER mentions prioritizing bus routes.
TIP for cyclists: watch out for piles of salt in the road.