ON THE ROCKS

September 16 at PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation

Early Bird Tickets Now Available for Inaugural Luxe Spirits and Cocktail Event!

On the Rocks Promotional Flyer with What, When, and Where
On The Rocks Promotional Flyer

CINCINNATI – August 15, 2022 Cincinnati Magazine’s swanky new spirits and cocktail event, On the Rocks, will be a sumptuous celebration of Cincinnati’s vast adult beverage scene. This event is sure to attract and inspire liquor and cocktail enthusiasts near and far.  

The event debuts on Friday, September 16 at PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation from 6-9:00 p.m. Tickets are now available with early birds scoring $15 off all ticket types until August 27.

On The Rocks

On the Rocks is a stylish mashup and celebration of Cincinnati’s impressive hospitality and bartending scene. The luxe, indoor/outdoor evening experience is comprised of elaborate liquor and cocktail mixology, tasting stations, small bites from local restaurants, music, entertainment, dancing, and amazing cocktail demonstrations on the main stage.

This massive event features a plethora of liquor varieties transformed into a wide variety of creative cocktails and sips. In addition to bartending competitions, entertainment also includes posh lounge spaces, oversized outdoor games, a fancy photo booth and more.

“Our team at Cincinnati Magazine is thrilled to be bringing this stylish and entertaining event to the Queen City, and in support of such a great cause,” said Ivy Bayer, Publisher of Cincinnati Magazine. “Whether you enjoy a smooth bourbon, vodka or gin, you will be delighted by our wide variety of tasting samples and cocktails. You can enjoy the experience solo, as a couple, or buy a discount bundle with friends to make it an evening you won’t soon forget.”

A portion of each ticket supports Grant Us Hope, a Cincinnati-based non-profit focused on youth mental wellness and suicide prevention. Raffle tickets, with 100% of raffle proceeds benefiting Grant Us Hope, will also be available for purchase at the event. Prizes include a 2-night getaway to The Opryland Hotel in Tennessee, a deluxe gift basket and more.

Ticket Options

Guests may opt to enjoy the full On the Rocks experience complete with spirits and cocktail tastings, food and entertainment. Or, guests can choose the designated driver ticket option, which is an alcohol-free ticket that includes mocktails and food only. If your entire party is ready to join in on the fun, The BMW Store has you covered by providing each guest with a $5.00 Uber voucher to ensure your group’s ‘Safe Ride Home.’

General admission tickets are $105 per person. GA tickets include unlimited access to the spirits and cocktail stations, unlimited small bites, all entertainment, and a $5.00 Uber voucher for a Safe Ride Home, courtesy of The BMW Store. Designated driver (food only, no alcohol) tickets are $55. Discounted bundle packages and designated driver add-on ticket options are available.

On the Rocks is sponsored by Tito’s Vodka, OTR, Truly Vodka, Ovation, Corporex, Butterball, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Blox Spiked Ice, Jim Beam, FIJI Water, Home Chef, KMK Law, Tiller Farms, The BMW Store, The B-Line, and Kerrygold.

Guests must be 21 and over and ID’s will be verified at the door. Learn more and buy tickets now at cincinnatimagazine.com/ontherocks.


About Cincinnati Magazine

Since 1967, Cincinnati Magazine has covered all the best the Queen City has to offer. As the city’s most respected and award-winning magazine, it connects with more than 178,000 readers every month. Through deeply researched and cleverly written articles, Cincinnati Magazine is the voice of authority and ultimate guide to Cincinnati. It offers a well-curated mix of profiles, investigative pieces, humor, service, dining coverage and events. Visit cincinnatimagazine.com to learn more and subscribe.

Cincinnati Magazine’s August Musical Brunch will feature New Orleans Jazz with Mike Wade and the Nasty ‘Nati Brass Band

WHAT: 

Cincinnati Magazine’s August edition of its monthly “Musical Brunch” series will feature New Orleans Jazz with Mike Wade and the Nasty ‘Nati Brass Band at The Cincinnati Club on Sunday, August 28.

Each monthly Musical Brunch performance has received rave reviews from sold-out crowds coupled with one of the most delicious and over-the-top Sunday brunches found in the Queen City. The magazine’s popular Musical Brunch concept debuted in February this year.

August Musical Brunch guests will enjoy a New Orleans inspired brunch/lunch menu including:

  • Commanders Palace Salad with Mixed Greens, Hard cooked egg, buttery croutons and a Parmesan Vinaigrette
  • Cajun French toast with Cinnamon and Nutmeg
  • Creole Spinach and Tomato Egg Casserole
  • Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
  • Red Beans Rice
  • Popcorn Shrimp Po-Boys with Crusty Rolls, Shredded Lettuce and Cajun Tartar Sauce

Cincinnati’s talented and varied music scene will be fully showcased and celebrated throughout the remainder of this year as the featured musical genre and theme will change every month. Local acts and genres on tap include gospel, bluegrass, Brazilian Carnivale, holiday and more!

Tickets are $35 per person and include a live concert, an elaborate brunch with light lunch options and dessert bites, access to a Mimosa/Bellini bar, an outrageous garnish-it-yourself Bloody Mary bar, complimentary coffee and hot and iced tea, and complimentary parking.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. Advance registration is highly recommended. 

The Musical Brunch series will continue the last Sunday of each month throughout 2022.

August Musical Brunch Flyer
August Musical Brunch Flyer

WHEN:

Sunday, August 28 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: 

The Cincinnati Club | 30 Garfield Place, Cincinnati, OH 45202

HOW:

Learn more and buy tickets now before they sell out at cincinnatimagazine.com/musicalbrunch.


Follow @cincinnatimagazine and #cincinnatimagazine #musicalbrunch on social media for event updates.

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Savings & Deals in the City (8/9)

Pig Works
10% Off TQL Beer Series Registration
Yankee Doodle Deli
15% Off ZELS Order
Butcher and Barrel
Half-Priced Short Rib on Tuesdays
Aglamesis Brothers
Free Sugar Cone Voucher With Donation
O’Malley’s in the Alley
$10 Lunch Specials
Logan A/C and Heat Services
Summer Savings: Save Up To $1,500
TinnCann
10% Off Bookings
Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA
20% Discount to Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra shows
Full Throttle Adrenaline Park
Summer Deal: $40-50 Adrenaline Pass
Bounce House Babes
Weekday Special: $250 Bounce House and Slide or Ball Pit for 8-hours!
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The Great Brewery Roundup

August 5 is International Beer Day, so to celebrate the occasion, we are filling you up with all the local beer knowledge you need to get out and enjoy all of the wonderful brewery and beer options our great city has to offer.

What makes a brewery great is so much more than just having good beer. Sure, that helps, but there are so many other qualities that go into a taproom to make it stand out. The overall taproom experience includes the ambiance, food options, and other events and “amenities” (like having games and being kid or even dog friendly). The good thing? Cincinnati has an abundance of great craft breweries.

Just check out the comprehensive list below!

Cincy Brewery Roundup
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Best Outdoor Seating

We can’t be the only ones who love patio beers. These places around Cincinnati allow you to take in great sights and sips on their rooftops and in their beer gardens.

Rhinegeist Rooftop

Braxton Brewing Company (Covington)

Large rooftop with live wall and bar

Fibonacci Brewing Company (Mt. Healthy)

Biergarten with urban farm, animals, stage for live music, and occasional food trucks

Mt. Carmel Brewing Company (Mt. Carmel)

Expansive patio seating options with pond view

OTR StillHouse (OTR)

Biergarten with StillHouse access; order drinks via QR code directly to your table

Rhinegeist (OTR)

Large rooftop bar overlooking downtown and the city basin

Streetside Brewery (Columbia Tusculum)

Brand new updated patio area, complete with a bar and several picnic tables

Woodburn Brewing (East Walnut Hills)

Woodburn Gardens onsite, featuring biergarten-style seating

Best Taprooms for Events and Live Music

From trivia nights and acoustic sets to free workouts and markets, these breweries always have something going on in their taproom.

WestSide Brewing Workout

Bircus Brewing Company (Ludlow, KY)

Circus-inspired microbrewery featuring circus performances and family-friendly events, as well as markets and live music

Esoteric Brewing Company (Walnut Hills)

Drag shows, karaoke, markets, live music, and community events

Fretboard Brewing Company (Blue Ash)

This Blue Ash-based brewery moonlights as a live music venue, showcasing entertainment every Friday and Saturday

Fibonacci Brewing Company (Mt. Healthy)

Live music in the biergarten, urban farm (with farm animals), and onsite Airbnb

West Side Brewing (Westwood)

Open mic night, trivia, pop-ups, markets, workouts, and community events

Best Onsite Food/Menu

A lot of local breweries have food trucks and pop-ups, but not all of them have onsite menus. From elevated bar food to unique menu items, here are some of the best.

Fifty West Burger Bar

Cartridge Brewing (Kings Mills)

Shareables, salads, Detroit-style pizza, sandwiches

Dead Low Brewing (California)

Apps, soup and salad, wings, pizza, handhelds, burgers

Esoteric Brewing Company (Walnut Hills)

Decibel Korean Fried Chicken operates out of a window at Esoteric, serving brunch on Sundays from 10 to 2

Fifty West Burger Bar (Columbia Twp)

Burger bar, hot dogs, shakes, fries, shareables

HighGrain Brewing Co (Silverton)

Elevated bar food menu updated seasonally, including apps, salads, entrees, and brunch on Saturday and Sunday

Nine Giant (Pleasant Ridge)

Scratch-made bar food changing regularly

Sonder Brewing (Mason)

BrewRiver scratch kitchen serving brunch, snacks, burgers and sandwiches, and desserts

Third Eye Brewing Company (Sharonville)

Taco menu offered every Tuesday, and apps, shareables, and sandwiches Wednesday through Sunday

Best Taproom Pizza

Pizza served at a brewery isn’t all that hard to come by and, while they’re all pretty good, here are some that come highly recommended.

Cartridge Brewing Pizza

16 Lots Brewing Company (Mason)

In-house pizza kitchen serving artisan pizzas, salads, and breadsticks

Little Miami Brewing Company (Milford)

Brick oven scratch pizza kitchen (GF cauliflower crust is available); brunch pizza available on the weekends

MadTree Brewing (Oakley)

Catch-A-Fire wood-fired pizza, including brunch pizza available on Saturdays and Sundays

Taft’s Brewpourium (Spring Grove Village)

Serving up New Haven-style Apizza, a thin-crust, coal-fired Neapolitan-style pizza popular around New Haven, CT

Best Satellite Taprooms

These breweries may have started in another city, state, or even country, but we still treat them as our own here in the Queen City.

Sam Adams Cincinnati Taproom

BrewDog (Pendleton)

Scotland-based carbon neutral brewery opened its second-largest US brewpub in Pendleton in 2019

Hofbrauhaus (Newport)

Who needs to be in Germany when you’ve got authentic German food, beer, and events right across the river in Newport?

North High Brewing (Hyde Park)

Columbus, based North High brought its brewpub to Hyde Park in 2021

Sam Adams Cincinnati (OTR)

We all know that “Boston-based” Samuel Adams brews a lot of its beer in Cincinnati and we are more than happy to claim it as our own

Best Friends to the Environment

These breweries are committed to sustainability, conservation, and advocating for the environment.

High GrainEnvironment

Fibonacci Brewing Company (Mt. Healthy)

The country’s only urban farm brewery features beers brewed with many ingredients procured on the premises. They also offer classes on food waste prevention and native bees and pollinators.

HighGrain Brewing Co (Silverton)

HighGrain is on a journey towards independently achieved carbon neutrality and decreasing their footprint. They are powered by 100% renewable electric, have a native plant garden, use geothermal HVAC, and locally source goods.

MadTree Brewing (Oakley)

MadTree is committed to reducing their environmental impact. They are members of 1% FOR THE PLANET, which donates 1% of their annual sales to nonprofits focused on environmental sustainability.

Most Beautiful Taprooms

The brewing industry is an historic one here in Cincinnati, so it’s no surprise that many taprooms are beautiful and historic, too.

Cartridge Brewing (Kings Mills)

Taproom of windows flooded with natural light in the Peters Cartridge Factory

MadTree Brewing (Oakley)

MadTree’s 50,000-square-foot, $18 million expansion brewing facility was built in 2017, complete with event spaces, beer garden, Catch-A-Fire pizza kitchen.

Taft’s Ale House (OTR)

Three-level brewpub located in the former St. Paul’s German Evangelical Church—an $8 million renovation completed in 2015

Most Kid Friendly

This topic may be controversial in some craft beer circles, but a lot of people don’t want to quit going out and enjoying beer just because they have little ones in their lives. These places aren’t just kid friendly, they are even welcoming to children. (During the day, anyway—probably don’t have the youngins out at the bar past bedtime.)

BrewDog (Pendleton)

A mezzanine chock full of games plus a free photo booth

Fibonacci Brewing Company (Mt. Healthy)

Urban farm with animals and plenty of green space to play

Fifty West Brewing Company (Columbia Twp)

Kid-friendly food from the Burger Bar plus an enormous sandbox (volleyball courts on league nights)

Cincinnati has a rich and robust brewing heritage, so be sure to get out and check out our many great breweries and the excellent beers being brewed by them on International Beer Day and always.


Linsey Kraeling is a woman, wife, and mother about town, proud millennial, and lifelong Cincinnatian with an invested interest in community involvement and having a full plate—literally and figuratively. Follow along with and read more about eating like a sophisticated six-year-old, supporting local, and acting like a tourist in her own city at instagram.com/linsinnati and tourdecincinnati.com.

Charm at the Farm August Market TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

WHAT

Charm at the Farm is an open-air vintage market located on a 56-acre former horse farm in quaint, Lebanon, OH. 115+ of the best local and regional artisans and shops come together exclusively at Charm at the Farm just three fabulous weekends a year each June, August and October. Charm at the Farm offers a carefully curated and eclectic mix of vintage and handmade items, repurposed furniture, jewelry, clothing, home décor, gifts, food, drinks, entertainment and more all in one vibrant place.

All 2022 Charm markets benefit HER Cincinnati. Charm also features 40 brand new vendors this year. Charm has also partnered with local Pure Barre fitness studios (Cincinnati-Oakley, Mason and Dayton) which will co-host a FREE Pure Barre Pop Up class at the farm before the Charm gates open on Sunday.

WHEN

Friday through Sunday, August 19-21. Hours and pricing:

Friday, August 19 | VIP Night ($19) | 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tickets sold online only.
Saturday, August 20 | Early Bird ($16) | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tickets sold online only.
Saturday, August 20 | General Admission ($11) | 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tickets sold online only.
Sunday, August 21 | Pure Barre Pop Up fitness class (FREE) | 9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Register online.
Sunday, August 21 | General Admission ($9) | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tickets sold online and at the gate.

WHERE

Charm at the Farm | 4953 Bunnell Hill Road, Lebanon, Ohio 45036

WHY

Support locally owned small businesses and an incredible cause! $1 of every Charm ticket purchased this year benefits HER Cincinnati, which provides housing, education and recovery services that empower women to break cycles of poverty, addiction, and human trafficking. Info: charmatthefarm.com/givingback.

HOW

Purchase tickets and sign up for the Pure Barre class at charmatthefarm.com. Kids under 12 are free. Parking is free. Follow Charm on Facebook and Instagram for updates @charmatthefarm.


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Main Street Ventures Announces Expansion of Board of Directors and Promotions of Key Employees

CINCINNATI— Main Street Ventures announces expansion of the Board of Directors and promotions of key employees. Main Street Ventures has implemented a refreshed leadership structure with the promotions of Brianna Dzuricsko to Executive Lead and Director of Development & Funding Programs and Abby Ober to Director of Community Engagement & Entrepreneurial Support. This move further reflects Main Street Ventures’ continued commitment to meet the evolving needs of entrepreneurs in Greater Cincinnati.  

Expansion of the Board

These newly named leaders will continue the growth of MSV. Brianna Dzuricsko has been instrumental in shaping the Grant Giving Programs and brand for MSV. In addition to these responsibilities, she will take over executive initiatives and lead development efforts with support from the Board of Directors. Abby Ober has developed the Level Up Support Program at MSV to help entrepreneurs through connections and education. In addition to further developing this program, she will launch initiatives to bring together the MSV Community of Grant Recipients, Supporters, and Donors to further entrepreneurial growth in the Greater Cincinnati Region. 

This refreshed leadership structure will allow the team to better serve entrepreneurs, supporters, investors, and community in a collaborative way. In this new structure, MSV also plans to hire a third team member to support Operations & Special Events.

“Main Street Ventures Board Chair, Tony Alexander says; “As the needs of the entrepreneurial ecosystem have evolved, Main Street Ventures continues to evolve to meet the challenges of the future. Strategically, this structure allows our team to continue elevating ideas while empowering the next generation of leaders here in our city. I am excited to see Brianna and Abby take our organization to the next level.”

Alongside the newly structured leadership we are excited to welcome Kelly Bonnell, Chief Operating Officers of Constellation Wealth Management, Paula Boggs Muething, Vice President of Legal Affairs of FC Cincinnati, and Joel Stone, Sr. Vice President & Regional Managing Director at Fifth Third Private Bank/Fifth Third Securities to our Board of Directors.. Their expertise and experience will continue to expand the industry expertise of our Board. 

“With the appointments of Joel, Kelly, and Paula to the MSV Board and the promotions of Brianna and Abby, we are reinforcing our mission to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. We will do this by expanding the expertise of our team and bringing together regional leaders and experts in their respective fields to continue supporting entrepreneurship in our community.” Says Main Street Ventures Board of Directors Vice Chair, Tara Noland. 

About Main Street Ventures

Main Street Ventures launched in 1999 with a focus on providing tech companies with a physical structure and wifi network. In 2005, MSV launched The Brandery, a seed-stage startup accelerator that leverages the expertise of the Cincinnati region – namely branding, marketing, and design. As the needs of the entrepreneurial ecosystem have evolved, MSV launches new initiatives to meet the challenges of the future. For more information, visit mainstventures.org.

Main Street Ventures Logo
Main Street Ventures Logo

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Summer Festivals Guide

Here is your go-to guide for all summer festivals in and around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky!

JULY:

7/14-7/17 – Bacon, Bourbon and Brew Festival

7/15-7/17 – St. Pius X Summer Festival

7/15-7/17 – Immaculate Heart of Mary Summerfest

7/15-7/17 – Immaculate Heart of Mary Festival

7/15-7/17 – St. Cecilia Festival

7/21-7/23 – Cincinnati Music Festival

7/22-7/24 – Holy Cross Festival

7/27 – Sad Summer Festival: Newport

7/28-7/31 – Glier’s Goettafest I

7/29-7/30 – St. Ann Festival

7/29-7/31 – Our Lady of Lourdes Festival

7/29-7/31 – St. Bartholomew

AUGUST:

8/4-8/7 – Glier’s Goettafest II

8/5-8/6 – St. Joseph Cold Spring Parish Festival

8/5-8/6 – Holy Cross Immaculata

8/5-8/7 – St. John the Baptist

8/6 – Festival on the Lake at AJ Jolly Park

8/7 – Flea in the Fort II

8/11-8/14 – Hamilton County Fair

8/11-8/14 – Great Inland Seafood Festival

8/12-8/13 – Maysville Oktoberfest

8/12-8/13 – St. Mary of the Assumption Parish Festival

8/12-8/14 – Sacred Heart Festival

8/12-8/14 – Our Lady of the Visitation Visifest

8/12-8/14 – St. Joseph Crescent Springs End of Summer Celebration

8/19-8/21 – St. Mary Funfest

8/26-8/28 – St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish

SEPTEMBER:

9/3-9/5 – St. Cecilia Labor Day Festival

9/4 – Riverfest Newport

9/9-9/11 – St. Barbara Rocktoberfest

9/9-9/11 – St. Susanna

9/16-9/18 – St. Timothy Oktoberfest

9/23-9/24 – Loveland Oktoberfest

9/23-9/25 – Newport Oktoberfest


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Cincinnati Magazine’s July Musical Brunch will feature Blues,R&B and Funky Beats with Leroy Ellington’s Sacred Hearts

WHAT: 
Cincinnati Magazine’s July edition of its monthly “Musical Brunch” series will be feature Blues, R&B and funky beats with Leroy Ellington’s Sacred Hearts at The Cincinnati Club on July 31.

Leroy Ellingson's Sacred Hearts Flyer
Leroy Ellingson’s Sacred Hearts Musical Brunch Flyer

Each monthly Musical Brunch performance has received rave reviews from sold-out crowds coupled with one of the most delicious and over-the-top Sunday brunches found in the Queen City. The magazine’s popular Musical Brunch concept debuted in February this year.

Cincinnati’s talented and varied music scene will be fully showcased and celebrated throughout the remainder of this year as the featured musical genre and theme will change every month. Local acts and genres on tap include gospel, bluegrass, jazz, carnivale, holiday and more!

Tickets are $35 per person and include a live concert, an elaborate brunch with light lunch options and dessert bites, access to a Mimosa/Bellini bar, an outrageous garnish-it-yourself Bloody Mary bar, complimentary coffee and hot and iced tea, and complimentary parking.

Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. Advance registration is highly recommended. 

The Musical Brunch series will continue the last Sunday of each month throughout 2022.

WHEN:
Sunday, July 31 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: 
The Cincinnati Club | 30 Garfield Place, Cincinnati, OH 45202

HOW:
Learn more and buy tickets now before they sell out at cincinnatimagazine.com/musicalbrunch.

Follow @cincinnatimagazine and #cincinnatimagazine #musicalbrunch on social media for event updates.


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Savings and Deals in the City (7/12)

Cincinnati Music Festival
BOGO Free: Date Night or 2-Day Tickets + Hotel
Dave and Buster’s Florence
1/2 Priced Games Every Wednesday
Pig Works
10% Off TQL Beer Series Registration
Savannah’s Hyde Away
Add Cupping to ANY Session for $10
Che Cincinnati
$3 and $5 Mules on Tuesday’s
Metro
FREE Fares now through September 4th
Logan A/C and Heat Services
$79 Service Calls for New Customers
O’Malley’s in the Alley
$10 Lunch Specials Monday-Thursday
Shires’ Cafe
Daily Drink Specials Monday-Sunday
Hofbrauhaus Newport
Burger or Wurst + 1/2 Liter Bier for $9.99
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Savings and Deals in the City (6/28)

Mobile Glow Cincy
Group Discounts for Groups 6+
Listermann Brewing Company
$11 Wine on Wednesdays
Green District Salads
$2 Off in The App for GD’s New Menu
SS Tiki Tours
Private Cruise Auction
Mayweather Boxing and Fitness
20% Off Unlimited Membership + 1 Free Fitness Assessment for New Members
21C Museum Hotel
Love is Love Package: 1-Night Stay, Dinner Credit, Swag Bag, and Donation
Prime Cincinnati
25-50% Off Bottles of Wine on Wednesday
Butcher and Barrel
Parrillada Experience for 2 or 4 Every Friday and Saturday
Sub Station II
$2 Off Large Turkey Subs on Tuesdays
Define
First Class Free
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