Your Insider's Guide to the Cincy Region

Welcome to our blog! Find out about local favorites, fun things to do, the best restaurants and shopping, all the events, and more here in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. 

Gotta get your goetta in the Cincy Region

Skylin​e Chili and Graeter's Ice Cream are Cincy Region staples that well known throughout the states of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. There's a lesser-known dish, however, that many Cincy locals also enjoy, goetta. Pronounced get-uh, this meaty dish is unique to the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky…

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Dig into these Black-owned restaurants in the Cincy Region

Food is culture and one of the best ways to get to know a region and its people. Dig into Cincy’s dining scene and grub out on barbecue, West African cuisine, Cajun and creole dishes, locally roasted coffee, sweets, and more at these Black-owned restaurants in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky…

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The best coffee shops in the Cincy Region to warm and wake you up

To explore the Cincy Region, you must be properly caffeinated. No matter where you stay in Cincy, there's a great coffee shop around the corner. Whether you need to get your morning going or need a quick bite to eat and warm up during your day, check out one of these cool coffee shops in Cincinnati…

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Best Brunch Spots in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

Updated annually. With countless breweries, distilleries, and nightlife that doesn’t quit, it’s easy to sleep in when you visit the Cincy Region. Don’t feel bad about catching those extra zzz’s–there are plenty of brunch spots in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to fill you up and get back to…

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Unique eats at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park

Updated annually Cincinnati is known for baseball, beer, and unforGOETTA-ble food–and you can get a taste of all three when you go to a Cincinnati Reds home game. This list is your trusty guide to eating and drinking well this 2024 season at Cincy's Great American Ball Park. Craft beer and…

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Explore some of Cincy’s most iconic adaptive reuse projects

Historic architecture reimagined as iconic Cincy attractions Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky have no shortage of historical buildings and stories. Over the years, many of the region's historic buildings have had new life breathed into them bringing the historic into the modern era. These former…

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Family-friendly, finger-Lickin' barbecue

Who doesn't love food that you can order by the "slab"? We have a serious taste for barbecue around here, and we’re lucky to have so many places that do it right in the Cincy Region. There's nothing quite like the smell of firing up the grill or smoker. If you’re craving smoked meats while you’re in…

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Plan a night out in historic Over-the-Rhine

If you’re looking for the best neighborhood for an exciting night out in Cincy? Don’t miss going out in Over-the-Rhine. This neighborhood is packed with delicious restaurants, fun bars and clubs, a beautiful park, an iconic concert hall, and more. Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine (photo: 3CDC)…

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