The United Bid of Canada, Mexico, and the United States was selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ on Wednesday by the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow. For the first time in history, FIFA’s Member Associations were given the opportunity to vote on the host for the FIFA World Cup™. They did so by a vote of 134-65.
Tonight is a big night for Cincinnati-area native George Clooney as the actor/producer/director will receive the Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, the nation’s highest honor for a career in film and Clooney will be the 46th recipient.
This is the summer (and fall) of sports in Cincinnati, with this week’s announcement of FC Cincinnati moving to the big leagues just the start of the sports boom that will command a national stage in the coming months.
Hyperquake, the Cincinnati-based brand evolution agency, announced today that it is acquiring The Brand Experience, a team of storybuilders based in Cincinnati focused on bringing company and brand stories to life in physical spaces, such as customer experience and innovation centers, events and mobile tours.
For every participant who crossed the finish line for the 20th anniversary Flying Pig Marathon powered by P&G, there is a story. Some have a story about running for a charity or some have a story about finishing in honor of a friend or family member.
Twenty five years ago, Patty Brisben was working a side hustle to help cover the expenses of raising four children as a single mother. That side hustle has grown into Pure Romance, the world’s largest and fastest-growing woman-to-woman direct seller of relationship-enhancement products, boasting sales of more than $200 million/year from the work of 30,000 Consultants, literally around the world.
From volunteer to CEO, Elaine Bruening’s four-decade career guided exponential growth of one of Cincinnati’s largest annual sporting event that draws international attention every August on Cincinnati.
“The Power of Music,” a performance to benefit the UC Health’s Barrett Cancer Center, will be held Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Memorial Hall. The performance will feature musician and composer Zac Greenberg, dancer and choreographer Charlotte Smith and concert:nova. The event will honor Dr. Stanley Kaplan and Dr. Fred Elkus.
One of the beauties of public speaking is the insights that come directly from the horse's mouth, in this case Dave Parker's, talking to fans who visited City Gospel Mission recently as part of the Reds Hall of Famer series.
Local media were given a sneak peek of the new food items to be served up at Great American Ball Park starting on Opening Day. A dozen items were on the menu and many featured icons of the local Cincinnati food scene including Frisch’s, Montgomery Inn, Graeter’s, Servatii’s and Queen City Sausage.
A study conducted by the UC Economics Center and commissioned by the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau announced this week that the Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G provides a $107.5 million economic impact to the region, making it the largest annual weekend driver of tourism in the tri-state.
The Moerlein Lager House has been awarded “Ohio Brewery of the Year” by the prestigious New York International Beer Competition and earned top commendations for its beers. Moerlein Lager House won two prestigious Double Gold medals for Moerlein Vienna Lager and Moerlein Helles (house Lager at MLH), Silver for Barbarossa, a Dunkel Lager and Bronze for its Traditional Bock.
Last week, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber held their Annual Dinner where they honored four community leaders as Great Living Cincinnatians at Duke Energy Center with more than 1,000 in attendance. Since 1967, the Great Living Cincinnatian Award has been presented annually by the Chamber.
Steve Hampton, the driving force behind next week’s Bockfest celebration, knows a good beer when he sees—and tastes—one. And he knows that good beer draws a crowd. He’s hoping that this city’s brewing heritage will become a major tourist attraction through the Brewing Heritage Trail.
At 3 p.m. on a weekday nearly 18 years ago, Beryl Love sat poker-faced in a daily meeting of Cincinnati Enquirer editors. At the long conference table on the 19th floor of 312 Elm Street, Love waited for his turn to speak. His printout of the day’s Page 1 contenders contained one dark horse scrawled in the margin: Survivor.
The newest way to get around downtown Cincinnati doesn’t take gas, electricity or even fares. GEST is a new golf cart transportation company, free to riders, that takes passengers from Jack Casino west to Music Hall, and from the Banks north to Over-the-Rhine.
Being in business for 25 years, for anyone, is a big deal. Being in the music business for 25 years, well, that’s an even bigger deal. Cincinnati songstress Tracy Walker has managed to reach that milestone in 2018, celebrating her silver anniversary the way she’s marked every year—by making great music.
Thank you to our loyal readership which we have cultivated over the past year. This week, we celebrate the first anniversary of Cincinnati People, a project we started at Game Day Communications to shine a light on those Cincinnati people doing interesting and important things in our community.
Walnut Hills student Salome Tregre, who has been a student of the Cincinnati Ballet’s Academy since 2007, will dance the lead role of Clara in Frisch’s Big Boy Presents The Nutcracker, which opens December 14 at Music Hall. It will be the first time in the history of the Cincinnati Ballet that Clara will be portrayed by an African-American youth dancer.
On #GivingTuesday this week, representatives from 10 local charities were presented with $1,000 each in gift cards to Liberty Center retailers to purchase holiday gifts for their clients whom they serve.
Mary Wineberg used to run track around the world: Now she runs around her classroom at Hyde Park Elementary, chasing down her room of second graders. To the rest of us, she’s a gold medal Olympian. To her kids, she’s Mrs. Wineberg. And that’s OK with her. It may be a different venue, but the same goal: To help her kids do their best.
Spend a little time with Grey Hall, and it is obvious that she's in the middle of living her dream. After years of designing watercolor invitations, thank you cards, and custom orders, she has now transitioned to fashion. Grey Hall's company, The Knotty Scarf, recently launched a line of oversized silk and cashmere scarves that feature her original watercolors.