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Main Street Blocks: Part Three!

As we celebrate the re-opening of Ziegler Park this week, the OTR Chamber will highlight its members who surround the park through blog postings and social media. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we'll feature a different block of Main Street and the businesses that surround that area. Our hope is that when you visit Ziegler Park you'll also pop into some of the surrounding local businesses for the ultimate OTR experience! Today we will highlight our members that have businesses near Main Street from 14th St-E Liberty!  

14th Street-E Liberty:

Amy Youngblood Interiors 
1420 Main St.
Amy Youngblood Interiors is a "modern, sophisticated, and unique" interior design studio on Main St. They specialize in home and business design, and always "design for you!"

Art Beyond Boundaries 
1410 Main St. 
This OTR art gallery works to promote awareness and understanding of artists with disabilities. The gallery gives artists with disabilities the ability to market their work so they can establish themselves in the Cincinnati art community. 

Boba Cha 
1606 Main Street 
This Main St. establishment serves up some of the best bubble tea in the city!  Boba Cha offers bubble soy milk tea, bubble milk tea, bubble tea, slush, snow, soy snow, smoothies, herbal tea, ice coffee and snacks!   

Brush Factory 
1417 Main St. 
Brush factory is a modern furniture store located on Main.  They build custom furniture and case goods for many of the restaurants, boutiques, and offices in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood and beyond. 

Buzzed Bull Creamery
1408 Main Street
Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space. All flavors can be buzzed or non-buzzed! 

Cincinnati Art Underground
1415 Main St.
Cincinnati Art Underground offers art by emerging contemporary artists that inspires your eye and engages your mind. They also offer private parties where they bring art to you! 

Liberty's Bar and Bottle 
1427 Main St. 
This bar is owned by three OTR residents that also duos as a craft beer and wine shop!  They offer over 100 bottles of wine for you to pick from!  

Ragg Addict
1416 Main St. 
Ragg Addict is a specialty, men's boutique located in OTR.  They offer everything from jeans and hats, to backpacks and accessories!  

Woodward Theater 
1404 Main St.
This music venue is nestled away on Main Street with live bands performing weekly.  The owners want the theater to excel the already blossoming music community in Cincinnati!



Main Street Blocks: Part Two!

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Main Street Blocks: Part One!

As we celebrate the re-opening of Ziegler Park this week, the OTR Chamber will highlight its members who surround the park through blog postings and social media. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we'll feature a different block of Main Street and the businesses that surround that area. Our hope is that when you visit Ziegler Park you'll also pop into some of the surrounding local businesses for the ultimate OTR experience! Today we will highlight our members that have businesses near Main Street from Central Parkway through 13th Street.  

Central Parkway-13th Street Businesses:

Allez Bakery
1208 Main St.
This bakery came to OTR in 2017 with the motto "Real. Honest. Bread."  Allez Baker focuses on making sourdough bread, and sandwiches wrapped to go!

Brown Bear Bakery
116 E 13th St.
This OTR bakery produces "refined and rustic" treats will all natural products.  Brown Bear specializes in "thoughtfully made pastries and desserts."

GIA and the Blooms
114 E 13th St.
This local floral shop offers "elegant, carefully curated, and fresh from the garden" floral arrangements.  GIA and the Blooms sources all of their flowers locally.  

Goodfellas Pizza
603 Main St.
Goodfellas Pizzeria strives to bring you a slice of New York style pizza, right here in Ohio.  When it comes to their pizza, "size sure doesn't matter."

Longfellow Bar
1233 Clay St.
New to OTR in 2017, this horseshoe shaped bar specializes in craft cocktails. The bar is meant to create a small atmosphere for people to easily interact. 

Maracron Bar
1206 Main St. 
Macaron Bar is a bakery "dedicated to french macarons, with a carefully curated selection of coffees and teas."  They offer over 12 flavors of macarons for you to try. 

Reunion Clothiers 
1212 Main St.
Reunion Clothiers is a specialty, men's clothing serving up all the old and new trends!  You can also find this OTR native on Etsy.




Celebrate The Grand Re-Opening of Ziegler Park With Local Surrounding Businesses!

As we celebrate the re-opening of Ziegler Park this week, the OTR Chamber will highlight its members who surround the park through blog postings and social media.  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we'll feature a different block of Main Street and the businesses that surround that area. Our hope is that when you visit Ziegler Park you'll also pop into some of the surrounding local businesses for the ultimate OTR experience!  

Be sure to check out our blog posts for ideas of how to spend your day on the following Main Street blocks! 

Thursday 8/10/17: Central Parkway-13th St
Friday 8/11/17: 13th St-Woodward-14th St
Saturday 8/12/17: 14th St-E Liberty 



Ziegler Park Grand Re-Opening!

Ziegler Park has been renovated with community in mind. Many of Ziegler Park’s features will be regularly available for open play, while basketball leagues, swim lessons and other organized activities will be targeted to neighborhood youth. 

The park is now home to the only public deep-water swimming pool in the area, which opened to the public on Saturday, June 10. In addition, the park’s new 400-space underground parking garage opened to the public on Saturday, July 1. The completion of the balance of the park – which includes renovated basketball courts, a children’s playground, game grove, and much more – will be recognized August 7th at the park. All are welcome to attend.

Grand Opening Ceremony

Ziegler Park, located at 1322 Sycamore Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 2:00 PM

Grand Opening Events Include: 

Futsal Pick-up games
August 08, 2017 4pm - 6pm
Ziegler Park Basketball

Ice Cream Social
August 08, 2017 6pm - 8pm
Ziegler Park Games
Picnic Lunch at the Park
August 10, 2017 11am - 2pm
Ziegler Park Games

Water Balloon Toss
August 11, 2017 12pm - 1pm
Ziegler Park Lawn

Visit for more information! 


Will you be mine Over-the-Rhine?

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Where to Eat

Memorial Hall – Experience a three-course, progressive dinner in each of The Memo’s exquisitely renovated event spaces, each accented with a special wine selection and romantic selections by strolling musicians. 

French Cut Café and Bistro – French Cut’s chocolatier, Jean Philippe has been busy making romantic chocolate boxes for you to share with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day. Orders can be placed by phone or in person. 

Pleasantry - Show someone you care: bring them to Pleasantry for Valentine's Day! They’ll be serving up off-menu items, wine specials & a whole lotta love. Make reservations today! 

Bakersfield – Margaritas, tacos, and even Champagne! Bakersfield is taking Valentine’s Day reservations for couples! 

Macaron Bar – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Fahrenheit 513 macaroon featuring locally produced chocolate from Maverick Chocolate Co. is back!  

Nation Kitchen + Bar - On February 13 + February 14, National will be offering two of their delicious burgers for $14 and two handmade cocktails for $14!

Taste of Belgium: Red Velvet waffles & Cherry Cordial Frappe (frappe only available at the Findlay Market location).

Where to Shop

Rookwood Pottery & GIA and the Blooms – These two awesome merchants have joined forces to create beautiful Valentine's Day gift bundles featuring flowers from GIA and the Blooms in Rookwood vases. Pre-order now, sold in stores Feb 11 - Feb 14. 

Eden Floral – Eden has the perfect floral arrangements from big to small, available for delivery or pickup. If you want a more hand on experience check out their fresh Bouquet Bar & premade Grab and Go Bouquets available in-store on Valentine’s Day. 

The Most Beautiful Think in the World is – If you’re looking for a unique gift for your special someone, TMBTIWI is the place to go! With all candles 10% off and gifts for men and women, you’re guaranteed to find something special here! 

Lane + Kate – Lane and Kate’s favorite paper artists, GinghamGirl Greetings is joining them Saturday, Feb 11th from 10am – 12pm for Valentine's Day coffee & vintage inspired valentines cards! 

MORTAR - We have an EXTRA special pop up shop this week at the MORTAR location! #WeAreMORTAR Alum (and #LifesaPITCH winner), Ashley will have EVERYTHING you need to make your Valentine's Day special! 

Where to Play

Japp’s - Celebrate the most LOVEly holiday of the year with the romantic ambience of Japp's, adorned with candles, flowers, and decor, with love stories on the big screen, an exquisite selection of Valentine's themed cocktails, champagne specials, and a Four Roses bourbon special! Complimentary chocolates and vintage valentines for everyone! 

Candle Lab - bring your Valentine to The Candle Lab from Saturday Feb. 11th or Tuesday Feb. 14th from 5-7pm for their Valentine's Day special! Pour (2) 8oz custom scented candles, enjoy (2) glasses sparkling wine, chocolates, and a Polaroid photo. They’ll even deliver your candles to you at OTR bars/restaurants! r

Mecca – Singles Awareness - Join Mecca us for live music on Valentine’s Day! They will be hosting two great local bands, Young Colts and Lightwash, followed by a late night set with DJ DruskII.  

For a Cause

Pet Wants – Pet Wants locations in OTR and at Findlay Market are participating in a fundraiser for Ohio Alleycat Resource called "Feline Valentine" where customers can choose a valentine and purchase an item to be donated to OAR.  

Queen City Radio - Ditch the overcrowded, overrated, PDA filled restaurants and come have a good time with Queen City Radio...because cupid is just stupid. Saturday, Feb 12 at 8pm. Portion of proceeds goes to Planned Parenthood.


3 Sweet Girls Cakery - Our gourmet brownies are sure to please your Valentine and are offered in our signature Red Velvet Oreo Truffle, Buckeye, Chocolate Caramel and Chocolate Birthday Cake. Cake pops can be put into arrangements and delivered.

Sweet Petit Desserts - Accepting Valentine's orders! 

Finery Dress Boutique - Starting Thursday, Feb 9th – Valentine’s Day, Finery is offering 25% off Dress Rentals and Reservations! 

Vestry at The Transept – Use the promo code “TranseptWedding” and receive $5 off of your order of $10 or more, on February 10th – 11th & 13th – 14th, from 4pm until closing!  

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra -

At Findlay Market 

Valentine’s Day Classes at Findlay Kitchen

  • Hands-on Truffles + A Bit of Bubbly with Velveteen Chocolate (Feb. 11, 5pm-6:30pm): Just in time for Valentine's Day, roll some truffles and learn how to make a chocolate ganache (truffle filling) you can easily recreate at home. Enjoy a bit of bubbly while you work. The class is led by French-trained chocolatier, Sherri Prentiss, founder of Cincinnati-based Velveteen Chocolate. 
  • Breakfast Club: Valentine’s Day Date with Bakeologie (Feb. 12th, 10am-12pm): Celebrate that special someone in your life by starting the day with a delicious and hearty breakfast. We welcome all couples, friends, parents and even the occasional “it’s complicated” relationship. In this Valentine’s daytime class you’ll prepare delicious steak and eggs with a chimichurri sauce; roasted red potatoes; and heart shape buttermilk biscuits with a honey ginger marmalade.
  • Family Fun Valentine’s Day Sweets with Bakeologie (Feb. 12th, 2pm-4pm): In this special Valentine's themed class, we’ll make sweet heart shaped strawberry cookie sandwiches with chocolate ganache filling; friendship bark; and dipped strawberry love bugs with candy eyes. We’ll learn to make the perfect cookie dough, chocolate filling and topping that won’t disappoint and an edible bark you can make your own and take home. Come hungry and leave (hyper) and happy!
  • Valentine's Day Date Night with Tablespoon Cooking Co. (Feb. 14, 6pm-9pm): Looking for a different way to spend Valentine’s Day? Come join us for our Valentine’s Day Date Night cooking class. Don’t worry, it won’t be cheesy! In this class, you’ll work with your Valentine to make a fun and romantic dinner. At the end, we will all sit down and eat together. 


Valentine’s Day Merchant & Market Specials

  • Cake Rack Bakery: Special Valentine's Day breakfast menu available Sunday, February 12 and all day Tuesday, February 14.
  • Cincinnati Food Tours: Give the most delicious gift. Surprise your Valentine with a food tour! Cincinnati Food Tours offers several options including the Taste the World at Findlay Market tour and the Sweet Stroll through Over-the-Rhine. Information and reservations for these tours and others can be found at Printable gift certificates are available online, too! 
  • Dean’s Mediterranean Imports: Have you ever tried Camel Milk chocolate? How about Orchid and Orange Blossom? Tahini Chocolate? We are doing a special chocolate tasting on February 11th, the Saturday before Valentine’s Day. We'll have a representative from Bond Bar chocolate in the store to educate you on the range and varieties of chocolate we carry, and running specials on our bars all day long!
  • Dojo Gelato: Get a scoop (or a pint) of their Valentine’s Day flavors.  Try the Barry White (red wine and Belgian chocolate!) or the Rose Petal (tastes just like it sounds).  
  • Gibb’s Cheese: Homemade fudge with some funky Valentine’s Day flavors like Cherry Jamboree, Peep Show and Chocolate Cherry with M&Ms.
  • Gramma Debbie’s Kitchen: Let us put together a complete meal, ready for you to pop in the oven to surprise and delight your sweetie.
  • Luken’s Poultry, Fish & Seafood: Specials on Fresh Mahi, New Zealand King Salmon, Lobsters and Branzini Fillets.
  • Market Wines: Purchase tickets for the Market Wines School, where you will explore the history and tastes of France (call 513-744-9888). In addition, rosés are filling the shelves in preparation for the weekend.
  • Maverick Chocolate Co.: More than 15 types of truffles, dozens of chocolate bars and beautiful Valentine’s Day boxes that are a sure Valentine’s Day win.  
  • OTR Candy Bar: Come in for your candy consultation. We can help you plan a one-of-a-kind sweet gift for your beloved. We will have extra staff on hand the weekend leading up to Valentine's Day. Extended hours, too! 
  • Pet Wants: Homemade peanut butter heart shaped dog cookies.
  • Findlay Market: Enter our Instagram contest to win $50 to Findlay Market! To enter:
    • 1. Snap a picture that shows what you love most about Findlay Market.
    • 2. Post your picture to Instagram and tag Findlay Market. Be sure to use the hashtag #LoveFindlayMarket
    • 3. Get as many likes as you can--the photo with the most likes wins the $$$ [Contest ends at 11:59pm February 14th. Must be 18 years or older to participate. Winner will be announced on February 15th and have their post promoted on our social media pages.]
  • Zincinnati: There’s still time to order flowers for your love!  Pick up pre-made arrangements this weekend, place an order to be delivered on Tuesday, or chat with the experts about something uniquely special for next weekend.


Streetcar Grand Opening Weekend

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Scroll through the list of special offers good for grand opening weekend only!


Below Zero Lounge
1122 Walnut St.
Fri: 4pm-2 am; Sat: 1pm-2 am; Sun: 1pm-2am
Upgrade your drink at Happy Hour to next level; themed drinks

1342 Walnut St.
Fri: 11am-2:30 am; Sat: 11am-2:30 am; Sun: 11am- 12am
Empanada and meat feast

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company
1621 Moore St.
Fri: 4pm-12am; Sat: 12pm-12am; Sun: 12-6pm
The brewers of Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. have created a new beer called the Moerlein Connector IPA to mark the Grand Opening of the Cincinnati Bell Connector on September 9. The beer, along with a commemorative Connector pint glass, will be available as supplies last beginning September 9 at the Moerlein Lager House, 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, and the Christian Moerlein Malt House Tap Room, 1621 Moore Street, along with other establishments along the route of the streetcar. Free tours of brewery.

Coffee Emporium
110 East Central Parkway
Fri: 6:30am - 8pm; Sat: 7am-8pm; Sun: 7am-8pm
Streetcar inspired coffee based drink

1150 Main St.
Fri: 4pm - 2am; Sat: 12:00pm - 2:00am; Sun: 12:00pm - 12:00am
On Sunday, as part of Second Sunday on Main, there will be multiple antique, vintage, record, clothing, art, oddities, gardening vendors taking part in the festivities as well as a DJ and live music

Gomez Salsa
107 E 12th St.
Friday: Food truck

1401 Vine Street
OTR location: Fri: 11am-11pm; Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 11am-11pm
Special Streetcar Sundae

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson Street
Fri: 6:30pm-midnight; Sat: 6:30pm-Midnight
$1 off drinks at Know Theatre's Underground Bar!

Japp’s Since 1879
1134 Main Street
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 2pm-2am
The entire cocktail list for the week with be themed with Streetcar named drinks and a special punch to anyone who mentions the streetcar. Live music on Friday and Saturday, and will have complimentary light bites by Bottle & Basket on Saturday.

56 E. Twelfth Street
Fri: 11am-2:30am; Sat: 11am-2:30am; Sun: 11am-12am
Mention the streetcar for a 15% discount

The Lackman
1237 Vine St.
Fri: 3pm-2am; Sat: 12pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-2am
Bringing back the retro cocktail, The Streetcar, for $8

Low Spark
15 W. Fourteenth St.
Fri: 4pm-2:30am; Sat: 12pm-2:30am; Sun: 2pm-10pm
Mention the streetcar for a 15% discount

Nation Kitchen and Bar
1200 Broadway
Fri: 11am-2am; Sat: 10am-2am; Sun: 10am-12am
Mention the streetcar for $2 off any burger.

Neons Unplugged
208 E. Twelfth Street
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 3pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-2am
Streetcar themed drink specials, live music.

1910 Elm St.
Fri: 3pm-2am; Sat: 12pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-10pm
Friday: Streetcar Launch Party on rooftop with commemorative glass and $1 off when mention streetcar; commemorative tapping of Traction Cream Ale; live DJ; raffle to be entered to win streetcar passes.
September 9 to September 18: $1 off pint with proof of ride or pass.

119 E 12th Street
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 9am-2am; Sun: 9am-12am
Mention the streetcar for $2 Hudy Delight draft or $3 Haus Rhino shots

Sundry and Vice
18 W. Thirteenth St.
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 12pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-12am
Mention the streetcar for 10% off. Streetcar-themed menu; live music on sidewalk; bartenders dressed in period streetcar conductor costumes

Taste of Belgium
1801 Race, 1135 Vine
Streetcar cookies for sale.

Vestry at the Transept
1205 Elm St.
Grillout on Patio: Noon-3pm, $3 Streetcar cocktail and $3 Select Streetcar Draft



Another Part of the Forest
1333 Main St.
Fri: 12pm-8pm; Sat: 12pm-8pm; Sun: 12pm-8pm
10% off when you mention the streetcar

1824 Elm St. at Findlay Market
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 8am-5pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
10% off when you mention the streetcar.

6 W. Fourteenth St.
Fri: 11am-9pm; Sat: 10am-9pm; Sun: 11am-6pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off

2009 Elm St.
Fri: 11am-4pm; Sat: 11am-4pm; Sun: 12pm-4pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off merchandise; exclusive lip color called "Streetcar Strut"

Cincy Shirts
1435 Main St.
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Officially licensed streetcar merchandise

Daisy Mae’s Market
107 W. Elder St. (Findlay Market)
Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off purchase

Design Lab
1401 Elm St
Fri & Sat: 15% Discount on all merchandise

Elm & Iron and Elm & Iron Loft
1326 Vine St. and 1411 Vine St.
Fri: 11am-8pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 11am-6pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off a single item

1344 Main St.
Fri: 12pm-6pm; Sat: 11am-6pm; Sun: 12pm-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off your entire purchase.

Findlay Market
1801 Race St.
Fri: 9am-6pm; Sat: 8am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Select Findlay Market merchants offering 10% discount to streetcar riders
Various merchant samples and streetcar-themed food available all weekend long
OTR Biergarten, Eli's BBQ & Pho Lang Thang have all extended hours to 10pm on Friday & Saturday
Live Music in OTR Biergarten from 7-10pm on Friday & Saturday plus surprise entertainment!
Samples from various merchants at both Findlay Market stops

1419 Vine St.
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-7pm
Mention the streetcar for 20% off

Gia and the Blooms
114 E. Thirteenth St.
Fri: 11am- 6pm; Sat: 11am- 6pm; Sun: 1pm-4pm
Mention the streetcar for a free mini bouquet

Iris BookCafe and Gallery
1331 Main St.
Fri: 8am-7pm; Sat: 9am-7pm; Sun: 10am-7pm
20% off all used books. "Streetcar named Iris" smoothie

Libby Boutique
1307 Main St.
Fri: 12-7pm; Sat: 12-8pm; Sun: 12-6pm
Mention the streetcar and receive free charm necklace with purchase over $50.

The Little Mahatma
1205 Vine St.
Fri: 11am-9pm; Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun: 11am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 20% discount on all earrings

Lucca Laser Workshop
1342 Main St.
Fri: 12-8pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 11am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off

Macaron Bar
1206 Main St.
Fri: 10am-10pm; Sat: 9am-10pm; Sun: 10am-6pm
Custom flavor and custom box for the streetcar opening. Mention the streetcar for 25% off.

Mannequin Boutique
1311 Main St.
Fri: 12-7pm; Sat: 12-7pm; Sun: 12-4pm
Mannequin Boutique on Main will be open, but we are also having a HUGE BLOWOUT sale at our Warehouse at the former Grammer’s Restaurant at the corner of Liberty and Walnut (warehouse hours are F-Sun 10-5pm).

Market Wines
128 W. Elder St., Findlay Market
Fri: 9am-7:30pm; Sat: 8am-7pm; Sun: 10am-7pm
Special Fri. wine tasting from 4 to 7 p.m. Sample four wines for $7.

MiCA 12/v
1201 Vine Street
Fri: 10am-9pm; Sat: 10am-9pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 20% discount

Park + Vine
1202 Main St.
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
Sample products from vendors featured at Park + Vine, enter drawings for gear to enhance your future rides on Cincinnati Bell Connector.

Piston Society
1428 Race St.
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for a 10% discount on any motorcycle gear in the store. Free snacks and sodas.

1417 Vine St.
Fri: 11am-9pm; Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun: 12pm-7pm
Mention the streetcar to save 20% OFF of full priced items

The Rookwood Pottery Company Store
1209 Jackson St. and 1920 Race St.
Jackson St. Fri: 10am-8pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Race St. Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am – 4pm; Sun: Closed
Purchase a commemorative coaster.

Second Sunday on Main
12th to Liberty on Main St.
Sun: 12pm-5pm
Main Street OTR's block festival is excited to welcome the Cincinnati Bell Connector. We will greet you at the 12th and Main stop with local music, food trucks, local vendors, and specials from the great merchants.

Spruce Nail Shop
1235 Vine St.
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-7pm
Mention the streetcar and get 15% off all Spruce products

Urban Eden
1313 Main St.
Fri: noon-6pm; Sat: noon-6pm; Sun: 1pm-4pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off Arcadia and transportation books; 10% off artwork (smaller than 10"x10")

US Bank
1116 Main St.
Fri: 8:30am-5pm
Stop by for some treats.

The Yoga Bar
15 West Fourteenth St.
Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-5:30pm; Sun: 10am-7pm
Free class to anyone who mentions the streetcar. Following week free noon classes with streetcar ticket. *limit one free class per client



Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson St.
Fri: 8:30am – 5pm; Sat: 9am-3pm
Tours, activities and window displays

Streetcar Mural Tour from 6-7pm on Friday on one of the streetcars. This streetcar-based tour will explore murals visible from the streetcar route. ArtWorks will offer discounts for its regular walking mural tours to streetcar riders during this time. The regular mural tours are offered every Saturday through October.

Brewery District
1619 Moore St.
Fri: 1pm-7pm; Sat: 11am-4pm; Sun: 11am-4pm
20% Discount on historic brewery tours opening weekend, use code STREETCAR16

First Lutheran Church
1208 Race St.
Fri: 9am-9pm; Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-9pm
Free 20 minute history and ministry tours at the top of every hour. Great restrooms, coffee and water available all day too. Worship Sunday 11:00. Free 20 minute music concerts: Saturday organ 11:40, 12:40, 1:40; “275 Brass” quintet 2:40, 3:40, 4:40 Sunday piano 12:40, 1:40, 2:40. Ring our 2,000lb 1895 Verdin Bell. $5 for two rings. We will also be accepting donations to purchase Metro passes for people we serve.

Improv Festival of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St.
Fri: 6pm - 11:59pm; Sat: 10am - 11:59pm; Sun: Workshops Only
Themed drink and a discount when mention the streetcar.

Modern Anthology: A Study of Speed
Location: 12th & Vine
Sat: 11-5
Article Menswear (12th and Vine) and Camino Motor Co (1212 Main st), in conjunction with Porsche of the Village and Beechmont Motorsports, present a collection of vintage Porsche cars and classic motorcycles, juxtaposed against their modern-day counterparts. Live DJ: RP Hicks. Beer from Rhinegeist Brewery * proceeds benefit the CityLink Center. Merchant Village featuring exclusive merchandise from Article, Deus Ex Machina, Camino Motor co, Bell Helmets, Beechmont Motorsports, Porsche, Piston Society, and more.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
1528 Race St.
Fri: 9am-4pm; Sat: 9am – 4pm; Sun: 12pm – 2pm
Mention the streetcar and receive a free cookie.

Red Bike
56 Stations throughout Downtown Cincinnati, OTR, Uptown, and Northern Kentucky.
Fri: 24/7; Sat: 24/7; Sun: 24/7
$2 off Red Bike Day Passes all weekend long to celebrate the birth of Red Bike’s Baby Brother, the CB Connector. Use Promo Code: 2222 at any Red Bike station or online to receive the discounted pass.

Second Sunday on Main
Twelfth to Liberty on Main Street, Over-the-Rhine
Sun: Noon-5pm
Over-the-Rhine’s eclectic monthly street festival

Wash Park Art Gallery
1215 Elm Street
Fri: 5pm-8pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm
Art-on-the-Line! Outside: beloved Cincinnati artists will be painting railside along the 1200 block of Elm. Inside: special "smalls" of streetcar and line views will be on sale in addition to our current exhibit, THE HEBENSTREITS.



The Bar at Palm Court
35 West Fifth St.
Fri: 11am-1am; Sat: 11am-1am; Sun: 5pm-12am
A special cocktail, the 21/55, named in honor of the last two streetcar lines to run in Cincinnati.

114 E. Sixth St.
Fri: 5-11pm; Sat: 5-11pm
Themed cocktails

640 Main Street
Fri: 11am-11pm; Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 1pm-6pm
$1 OFF ALL Draft Pours from Friday through Sunday.

Cuban Pete Sandwiches
133 E. Court .
Fri: 8am-4pm; Sat: 8am-4pm
Mention the streetcar and receive any Cuban Sandwich (including the Streetcar Cuban), chips and a fountain drink for $5.

37 E. Seventh St.
Fri: 11am-2:30pm/6pm-3am; Sat: 11am-3am; Sun: 11am-2:30pm
Mention the streetcar for a $5 Steamed Sandwich/Steamed Burger/Steamed Salad

511 Walnut Street on Fountain Square, 1401 Vine Street
Fountain Square location: Fri: 6:30am-11pm; Sat:7am-11pm; Sun: 9am-11pm
Special Streetcar Sundae

Metropole Lounge at 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati
609 Walnut Street
Fri: 11am-2am; Sat: 11am-2am; Sun: 11am-12am
Streetcar '89 specialty cocktail – ‘89 for 1889 when electric streetcars were first used in Cincinnati

Moerlein Lager House
115 Joe Nuxhall Way
Fri: 11am-1am; Sat: 11am-1am; Sun: 11am-11pm
The brewers of Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. have created a new beer called the Moerlein Connector IPA to mark the Grand Opening of the Cincinnati Bell Connector on September 9. The beer, along with a commemorative Connector pint glass, will be available as supplies last beginning September 9 at the Moerlein Lager House, 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, and the Christian Moerlein Malt House Tap Room, 1621 Moore Street, along with other establishments along the route of the streetcar.

600 Walnut Street
Fri: 10:30am-12am; Sat: 10:30am-12am; Sun: 10:30am-10pm
Themed cocktails

Nicholson’s, Horse and Barrel
625 Walnut St.
Fri: 11am-1am; Sat: 11am-1am; Sun: 11am-9pm
Jamaican Jerk Grilled Mahi Streetcar Tacos $10.95; An American Bucket – 5 beers, choice of Bud or Bud Light $12

580 Walnut St.
Fri: 11am-11pm; Sat: 4pm-11pm; Sun: 4pm-9pm
Happy hour avalaible everyday when you mention the streetcar including Saturday and Sunday; live music m Friday and Saturday.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
100 E. Freedom Way
Fri: 5-11pm; Sat: 5-11pm; Sun: 4-10pm
A complimentary appetizer (up to $19 value) with purchase in bar and lounge. Not valid on to-go orders.

118 E. Sixth St.
Fri: 11am-2pm and 5-11pm; Sat: 5-11pm; Sun: 4-9pm
Themed cocktails



Bang and Olufsen
6 W. Fourth St.
Fri: 11am-7pm; Sat: 12pm-6pm
Mention the streetcar for 15% discount

Booksellers on Fountain Square
505 Vine St.
Fri: 7am-9 pm; Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 11am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off any one item. Cafe will feature the Cable Car Cappuccino, the Railway Mocha, and the Train Tracks Frappe.

Friends of the Public Library Gift Shop
800 Vine St.
Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-4pm
Filled with treasures for history lovers, readers, writers and gift-givers, The Library Friends’ Shop at the Main Library has a wide array of merchandise to delight shoppers of all ages. In addition to a large selection of gently used books, videos, and CDs.

Lala's Blissful Bites
619 Main St.
Fri: 7am-4pm; Sat: 7am-1pm; Sun: Closed
Mention the streetcar for 20% off your purchase

Macy’s at Fountain Place
505 Vine St.
Fri: 10am - 8pm; Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 5pm
Mention the streetcar for a 10% discount.

Ohio Book Store
726 Main St.
Fri: 9am-4:30pm; Sat: 9am -4:30pm; Sun: closed
Mention the streetcar for 20% discount on any item

Portaluca Boutique
209 W. Fourth St.
Fri: 10am - 5pm; Sat: 10am – 5pm
Rolling racks and models at nearby stop. Mention the streetcar for an exclusive discount.

312 W. Fourth St.
Fri: 10am - 9pm; Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm
Celebrating the grand opening of its new modern furniture and lighting showroom in the Historic Fourth Street Business District, Switch will have a fun-filled weekend of music, food and shopping specials.



Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati
Download their new app ArchiTour Cincinnati from The App Store or Google Play for a self-guided architectural walking tours. The first three tours are: Streetcar Route, 20 Must See Buildings and Fourth/Fifth Street route.

Art Walk presented by Algin Retro Furniture and Arnold’s Bar & Grill
800 Main Street
Sat: 10am-3pm
Art exhibits, light appetizers and drinks.

Carol Ann’s Carousel
Smale Riverfront Park, 100 W. Mehring Way
Fri. 11am-7pm; Sat. 11am-7pm; Sun. 11am-7pm
Free rides to first 500 people each day.

Cheese Fest Cincinnati
Smale Riverfront Park, 100 W. Mehring Way
Sat: 1:30pm-7pm
Unlimited samples of artisan cheeses, 1 drink tickets, live musi. Tickets start at $35.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St.
Sat: Doors open at 6:30pm; concert at 8pm
Be among the first to take the Streetcar to the CSO opening weekend concert at the Taft Theatre. Featuring the incomparable pianist Emanuel Ax and Shostakovich Symphony No.5. Tickets start at $12. 513.381.3300

Cincy Beer Fest
Fountain Square
Fri: 6pm-11pm; Sat: 3pm-11pm
Sat: Doors open at 6:30pm; concert at 8pm
Over 300 craft beers to sample. Tickets start at $15.

Contemporary Arts Center
44 East Sixth St.
Fri: 7am- 11pm; Sat: 9am-3pm; Sun: 9am-3pm
Opening of new exhibition season with a survey show by artist Glenn Brown. Free opening night party on Friday with an artist talk.

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
800 Vine St.
Fri: 9am – 6pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm
Friday at 4pm: An exhibit opening ceremony for Cincinnati Transportation: Past, Present and Future
Saturday at 1pm: Enjoy a presentation with the award-winning Genealogy & Local History Department. Patricia Van Skaik presents: It’s a Family Affair: Cincinnati’s Early Streetcar Drivers, Conductors and Mechanics.
Sunday at 2pm: Enjoy a presentation with the award-winning Genealogy & Local History Department at the Main Library. Dr. Robert Wimberg presents Moving Cincinnati: A History of Trolleys, Cable Cars, Inclines, and Streetcars


July 4th in OTR

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July 4th in OTR

With the 4th of July comes a three-day weekend, time to spend with family and friends, fireworks, barbeques, and an extra day to explore Over-the-Rhine. This is your ultimate guide to July 4th in OTR, including special hours, savings, and celebrations! We’ve got you covered for everything from where to start your Monday with the perfect cup of coffee, to finding the perfect dinner spot to end your long weekend on a high note! Don’t forget the 4th of July Jam in Washington Park on Saturday starting at 3pm.

Full list of open businesses below.


Start your morning off right:

Enjoy a cup of joe at Coffee Emporium

Grab some breakfast at Tucker’s on 13th or brunch at Nation Kitchen and Bar

Go for a stroll in Washington Park

Explore OTR with a Red Bike


Spend your afternoon:

Discovering the city with Garage OTR on a segway tour

Hop on a pedal wagon with your friends and family

Checking out some cool Cincy gear at Homage

Relax and focus your mind with a class at Yoga Bar


Satisfy your sweet tooth:

Try a gelato-filled macaron from Macaron Bar

Limited edition KABOOM! pop from streetpops

Get a scoop (or two) of your favorite flavor at Graeter’s


Refuel with dinner at:

The Eagle

GoodFellas Pizzeria


Top the day off with drinks at:


The Famous Neon’s Unplugged


Below Zero Lounge


Or the Deck at Washington Park



16-Bit: 4pm-2:30am
Below Zero Lounge: 4pm-12am
Coffee Emporium: 6:30am-6pm
Deck at Washington Park: 11am-10pm
The Eagle: 11am-midnight
Garage OTR / Segway: Showroom: 12pm - 4pm; Tours: 4pm and 7pm
GoodFellas Pizzeria: 11am-1am
Graeter's: 11am-11pm
HalfCut: noon-6pm
Homage: 10am-6pm
Macaron Bar: 10am-9pm
Nation Kitchen and Bar: 10am-2pm
Neon's: 4pm-2am
Pedal Wagon: noon-7pm
Red Bike: all day!
Rhinehaus: 4pm-12am
Streetpops: noon-6pm
Tucker's on 13th: 7am-3pm
Yoga Bar: noon class

*Taste of Belgium OTR temporarily closed due to fire. Brunch at other 2 locations.