Cincinnati Observatory

Day 38 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” finds us gazing into the sky at the Cincinnati Observatory. Home to the world’s oldest telescope still used daily, the Cincinnati Observatory sits high upon a hill in Mt. Lookout. The Observatory houses two telescopes.  The older telescope’s refractor was made is 1843 and the second … Read more

Jungle Jim’s International Market

Day 19 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” takes us to Jungle Jim’s International Market.  Spanning more than six acres, this is truly a “food lover’s paradise”. When you pull into the parking lot you’ll know you’ve come upon something unusual.  From the monkey holding the entrance sign (below) to the old King’s Island … Read more

The Root Beer Stand

Nothing says summer in Cincinnati like a visit to the Root Beer Stand and that’s where Day 10 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” finds us – getting a cold mug of root beer. Founded in 1957, this Sharonville landmark stood on what used to be the outskirts of town.  Now the address reads … Read more

Spring Grove Cemetery

I don’t know if I will ever find anything prettier than Spring Grove Cemetery in the Spring.  Truly!  I was lucky to go visit on a gorgeous day, sunny and warm, with the trees in full bloom. For those of you that have never been to Spring Grove Cemetery before, you are in for a … Read more