Rising Star Casino Resort today announced a naming contest for the Ferry Boat, which will begin service later this summer. The $1.7 million project will run Ferry Boat service from Rabbit Hash, Kentucky to Rising Sun, Indiana.
Being a travel writer sounds like one of the best jobs in the world—in fact, New York Times 52 Places Traveler Jada Yuan says she hears that all the time. Yuan left 17 years at New York Magazine behind when she joined The Times as its 52 Places Traveler, reporting about every destination on The Times’ “2018 52 Places to Travel” list.
First, the shows. “She came down from Cincinnati…” ou don’t have to be a Parrothead to know the first lines of the Jimmy Buffett classic “Fins,” telling the story of a Cincinnati girl who heads to Florida for a little sunshine and ends up staying. Well, that’s the general premise of the Buffett Broadway musical, “Escape to Margaritaville,” now playing at the Marriott Marquis Theatre in the heart of Times Square.
The streets are still covered in dust, and cars remain caked in mud. But the main streets are cleared, shops are open and vehicles are moving through Montecito, the idyllic Pacific Coast community two hours north of Los Angeles on Highway 101 that has seen more misery in two months than most areas see in two decades.
There are bucket list items—skydiving, attending the Super Bowl, running a marathon—and then there are bucket list trips, like the one Sara Vance Waddell and her wife, Michelle Waddell took over the holidays to India and Nepal. The trip combined their love of Indian food with Michelle’s birthday and included a friend, Reeta Brendamour, whose parents were from India and who still has relatives there.
Here come the Irish! If you are a fan of Fighting Irish football, this is the season to travel to South Bend to catch a game and enjoy the idyllic college campus. But leave early, because the orange barrels are out, all the way through South Bend.
Rising Star Casino Resort has opened the Rising Star RV Park, uniquely located near the center of the Rising Star property, convenient to the resort’s casino, golf course and a short stroll from the quaint historical town of Rising Sun.
Now that you’ve had a taste of world-class tennis at last week’s Western & Southern Open in Mason, you just might have the jones to see even more before the outdoor season ends. You’re in luck, because the finale of tennis’ Grand Slam events happens just a little more than an hour way by air at the U.S. Open, August 28 through September 10 in New York (yes, technically it’s in Flushing, NY, but don’t tell New Yorkers that).
When you think new ball parks, you think lots of premium seating, tech-friendly experiences and food, food, food. You get all that at the Atlanta Braves' new home, SunTrust Park, but you also get something unexpected: A trip back through Braves' history.
Many Cincinnatians take the trip to Michigan for summer vacation, normally an eight hour+ trip to well-known spots like Torch Lake, Leland or Mackinac Island. The road trip up I-75 runs through the beautiful state with 11,000 lakes, small and large. But if you are looking for a shorter trip to Pure Michigan, let me recommend Clarklake.
As you plan your trip, here are a few tips to consider. We planned our trip in less than two weeks, right after the schedule of the film screenings was released so we would know when “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” was going to debut.
Once you marked the 20th running of the Flying Pig Marathon on your calendar for May 4-6, 2018, you may want to consider traveling to these U.S. marathons on Ultimate Air on a convenient flight from Lunken Airport. Check flights on Ultimate Air.
Take the advice from this Ohio University alum who took the trip to Nashville five years ago where my beloved Bobcats, a then #13 seed beat Michigan, a #4 seed in the opening round of the 2012 NCAA tournament. You never know what may happen! It’s called March Madness for a reason.
With Spring and Summer quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to start booking your vacation plans. Did you know you can get an island experience in Ohio? Put-in-Bay is a small village located on South Bass Island and it’s always 5 o’clock. The harbor served as an operations base for Oliver Hazard Perry in the War of 1812. More than 200 years later, the party island attracts more thousands of visitors from all over the world every year.
Rising Star Casino Resort (a Full House Resorts, Inc. property) broke ground Tuesday on the Rising Star RV Park slated to open by Memorial Day weekend. The RV Park is uniquely located near the center of the Rising Star property, convenient to the resort’s casino and golf course and a short stroll from the quaint historical town of Rising Sun.
There are five seasons - Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Festival season. Kicking off in the month of March, festival season leads a strong and steady climb into Spring and Summer. People across the U.S and even the world, pack up to join thousands of others in fields and forests to experience community within the music.
Local celebrities traveled to the Cincinnati Auto Expo last week for “Car Show Karaoke” with local entertainer Amy McFarland and Tom Fiehrer, president of the Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Association.
State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) presented a House Resolution last week to Jonah Sandler, CEO of Scene75 Entertainment in recognition of their recent honor of winning the award for the Top Family Entertainment Center in North America from International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) in 2016.
Former Over-the-Rhine Chamber President Emilie Johnson and her husband, Joe Neiheisel, who served as Vice President of Finance at ArtWorks Cincinnati, quit their jobs, sold their Clifton home, cars, a lot of their stuff and hit the road in decked out Sprinter van.
It’s the place for movie moguls to see and be seen, where fans can walk the streets along with the biggest names in film and party with cinema and entertainment glitterati. And for the price of a direct flight to Salt Lake City and a place to stay, you, too, can join the swells and catch an indie movie or two at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.