Memorial Hall

It’s Day 216 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are featuring Memorial Hall. Today is Veteran’s Day so I thought this would be a great building to feature today.  Memorial Hall was built in 1908 to honor American veterans. Located right next to Music Hall, this is another fine piece of … Read more

The Mercantile Library

It’s Day 174 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are featuring the Mercantile Library. Step into the doors at this non-profit membership library and you’ll feel as though you just entered Hogwarts!  Rich woods, wrought iron accents, paintings and busts adorn the entire place.  If you’re looking for a downtown spot … Read more

William Howard Taft National Historic Site

Today is Day 166 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we’re featuring the William Howard Taft National Historic Site. The William Howard Taft National Historic Site includes the childhood home of William Howard Taft as well as the Taft Education Center.   Both the Taft house and the Education Center are open to … Read more

A Look Inside at Ohio Bookstore

It’s Day 157 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are featuring the Ohio Bookstore, a very unique used bookstore and book binding center right downtown. The Ohio Book Store has been in business since 1940.  It is a new and used book store with over 300,000 books and  magazines in stock.  … Read more

Dixie Terminal

It’s our Day 154 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are visiting a downtown icon, Dixie Terminal. Originally built as a transportation hub, Dixie Terminal opened in 1921.  At the time it had more square footage than any other downtown building.  It was originally built as a terminal for the streetcar … Read more

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

It’s Day 146 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today I went to visit the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe in Walnut Hills. Sitting right on the corner of Gilbert and Martin Luther King Blvd., it’s hard to imagine that this home was once the rural home of Harriet Beecher Stowe and her … Read more

Totter’s Otterville

Today is Day 103 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we head south to visit Totter’s Otterville, an indoor-outdoor playland for children. This little gem of a kiddy wonderland is hidden in Northern Kentucky.  I will admit right up front that I almost turned around to come home as I was driving … Read more

Miller-Leuser Log Cabin in Anderson

Day 59 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” takes us back in time at the Miller-Leuser Log House in Anderson. Built in 1795-1796, this log house is said to be the oldest log cabin in Hamilton County that still sits on its original site.  This historic home is owned by the Anderson Historical Society … 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