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The Candle Lab OTR

The Candle Lab OTR

Do you love candles?  You need to visit the Candle Lab OTR. Do you love creating things?  You need to visit the Candle Lab OTR. Do you need a unique gift for someone special?  You need to visit the Candle Lab OTR. The Candle Lab OTR is a really cool shop where you can create...
Queen City Radio

Queen City Radio

What was once a filling station in the olden days is now a hip new bar in Over the Rhine.  My sister and I met after work one day to catch up at Queen City Radio and I immediately fell in love with the place.  Queen City Radio just opened it’s <garage> doors this month,...
Fun & Games at The Rook OTR

Fun & Games at The Rook OTR

Our family loves to play board games.  You might even say we are obsessed, so it only makes sense that we would love to hang out at place like The Rook OTR.  What a genius idea to have a bar that serves up board games alongside cocktails and shareable snacks!  The Rook OTR has 800 games...
Blank Slate Brewing Company in Cincinnati

Blank Slate Brewing Company in Cincinnati

Cincinnati seems to be going back to it’s beer-brewing roots.  There seems to be no shortage of micro breweries, craft breweries and home-brewers (my husband included) in the Greater Cincinnati area.  We have decided to make a habit of planning outings that revolve around local breweries.  I decided that if we were going to be...
Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition

Arcade Legacy: Bar Edition

The kids (and adults) in our family love to play arcade games and pinball, but I’m not willing to break the bank to do so.  I love when we find an affordable place to hang out and play video games as a family (and for date nights).  Recently a friend recommended that we check out...
16 Bit Bar + Arcade

16 Bit Bar + Arcade

If you want to find a plethora of old school arcade games under one roof you NEED to visit 16 Bit Bar + Arcade in Over the Rhine.  We went a few weeks ago for a date night and we were both impressed by how many games from our childhood there were there.  Michael of...
National Parks Adventure at the OMNIMAX Theater

National Parks Adventure at the OMNIMAX Theater

This Summer the OMNIMAX Theater at the Cincinnati Museum Center will close for a couple years for remodeling, and for their final show of the year they are presenting “Natural Parks Adventures”.  This will be the last show presented on film, as the new OMNIMAX will be going digital.   We  had the opportunity to see...
Houdini's Room Escape

Houdini’s Room Escape

Recently I was invited to visit Houdini’s Room Escape in Montgomery, Ohio.  Until I recieved this email I did not know much about real life escape room games.  I did a little research and found the concept intriguing.  You and your friends are locked into a room with some sort of scenario that needs solving...
MadTree Brewing & Catch a Fire Pizza

MadTree Brewing & Catch a Fire Pizza

Cincinnati is going back to it’s beer-brewing roots.  There seems to be no shortage of micro breweries, craft breweries and home-brewers (my husband included) in the Greater Cincinnati area.  We have decided, along with our good friends to make a habit of planning date nights that revolve around local breweries.  I decided that if we...
BB Riverboats Craft Beerfest 2015

BB Riverboats Craft Beerfest 2015

BB Riverboats are well known for their excellent riverboat cruises along the Ohio River.  BB Riverboats offer everything from sightseeing tours to pirate cruises for the munchkins.  Every cruise I’ve ever been on has been a blast!  This year they upped their game with a brand new cruise…the BB Riverboats Craft Beerfest Cruise.  The BB Riverboats...
Sixteen Summer Bucket List Ideas for Cincinnati & NKY

Sixteen Summer Bucket List Ideas for Cincinnati & NKY

Summer is flying by, and because of how rainy it has been we haven’t been able to get out of the house and have as much fun as we usually do during the summer months.  I refuse to let this rain get me down though!  I’ve put together a Summer Bucket List of ideas so...
Izzy's Beer Dinner with Carson's Brewery

Izzy’s Beer Dinner with Carson’s Brewery

As if I didn’t already have enough reasons to love Izzy’s, it recently came to my attention that they host Beer Pairing Dinners.  Each dinner features a special menu and a beer pairings provided by a different brewery at each pairing.  For $25 you receive an appetizer, main dish and dessert and all three courses are...