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Please poo/pee in the bathroom

When I first moved to Over-the-Rhine in 2004, the building next to ours on Race Street in Cincinnati, the one at 13th and Race streets, was akin to tenement housing with, if I recall correctly, around 40 single-room “apartments” that shared a bathroom on each floor. I never went inside because of the sounds I […]

Hamilton drive-in open on Christmas day

One of the coolest things about living in California for two plus years was the abundance of great drive-in movie theaters open year round. The climate supported being outside watching movies next your car listening to the audio through the radio 365 days a year (aside from rainy days, which were few). But in southwestern […]

Switch in Over-the-Rhine’s Gateway Quarter

Switch Originally uploaded by hjoew I’m a nerd for lights. I love ’em and always want to think of new ways to implement them. So, finding Switch, a fairly new lighting and light store in Over-the-Rhine (my first trip back to the old ‘hood since moving east), I was very happy to find this little […]

Emery Theater writes a letter to Santa

After finally getting to see the inside of Cincinnati’s Emery Theater in the Over-the-Rhine, I know exactly what everyone has been talking about. It’s beautiful. I took photos, but I think my failing memory card ate them. You’ll have to trust me on this one. That’s why I think Santa should really, really take a […]