June 29, 2008 in Uncategorized
Brian Neumann and Fred Arrowood hosted a fabulous Final Friday cocktail party that coincided with their exhibition by local photographer Tonya Cook. “Tonya has long been drawn to the neglected and abandoned objects in our world, and her photography reflects this,” they said of her work. “Replete with forgotten vestiges and remnants, she poignantly captures the gritty and raw nuances of our past.” The photos were beautiful and incredibly powerful, and the store is equally impressive. Check it out.
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June 28, 2008 in Local Food
Craving something sweet? Put that Snickers bar down and drive over to Haute Chocolate Confectionary for an original creation, handmade right inside the shop! Established in 1979 by owner Lisa Holmes, the little shop is a Cincinnati staple. Some of the local favorites are white chocolate buckeyes and Lisa’s brownies (which can be shipped to long-distance friends).
Perfect For: Chocolate lovers!
Where To Get It: 9823 Montgomery Road
June 26, 2008 in Uncategorized
Normally BuyCincy would have a picture of to accompany this review of a business. However, a torrential downpour made that all but impossible. But that deluge was serendipitous. If it hadn’t started raining, I wouldn’t have pulled off I-71 for a detour down Madison Road. And if that storm hadn’t happened, I never would have seen Yat Ka Mein in the distance.
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June 25, 2008 in Uncategorized
Looking for the perfect gift for
your favourite bibliophile? Look no
further than downtown’s own purveyor of out of print, first editions and
antiquarian books: Carteaux and Leslie.
In addition to the hundreds of books in the shop, reminiscent of great personal
libraries of a by-gone era, Carteaux and Leslie also offers custom framing
Scott Carteaux is the classically
educated book buyer, and Tim Leslie, the partner of framing fame. If you’re looking for a particular edition or
special book, just ask Scott to search for it.
Each request is treated like a special quest of Sherlockian
proportions. He has recently acquired
part of an eclectic collection of mathematics and science volumes owned by the
gentleman who developed the chemical formula for Benadryl. Where else could you hear such a great
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June 22, 2008 in Uncategorized
Hidden behind the garish fast food lights on Princeton-Glendale lies a charming lunch destination ready to welcome you with open arms. With bright yellow walls, mismatching chairs and a cheerful staff, Flavors Eatery in Beckett Ridge has a whimsical spirit that’s difficult to miss. The small cafe opened it’s doors two years ago to a slow start, but through word of mouth business has finally begun to pick up. The menu offers a surprisingly wide variety of sandwiches, wraps and pizzas (there’s even a hummus section) with prices that range from $4 - $15. Don’t forget to try one of their smoothies or espresso drinks when you visit, and remember to thank us when you take your first sip! You can find Flavors Eatery at 8374 Princeton-Glendale Rd. Hours of operation are: Monday – Friday 11:30 am to 8:00 pm, and Sunday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Photo provided by: www.flavorseatery.com
June 11, 2008 in Local Food, News, Restaurants
While this BuyCincy staffer might be slightly biased (I’m one of the organizers), the debut Cincinnati E.A.T.S. event at Lavomatic last night was fabulous! This multigenerational, casual dining club is sure to keep selling out.
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