‘Tis the season for one of our favorite Uptown holiday traditions: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 34th annual PNC Festival of Lights. From the event’s incredible light displays to its festive activities, PNC Festival of Lights is the perfect opportunity to bask in holiday cheer. It’s also no surprise that this fantastic extravaganza requires intense…

Cincinnati Pizza Week kicks off Tuesday, Nov. 1, offering residents and visitors the chance to try our city’s best slices at discounted prices. Hosted by CityBeat, the seven-day event will feature $8, 10-inch signature pies and secret menu specialties from restaurants across Cincinnati. If you’re joining in the tasty celebration, be sure to add a…

Uptown is a well-known destination for fun – with a special emphasis on “fright” during the Halloween season! Trick-or-treating is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday night, and the community is excited to come alive with costumes and candy during this special time. In planning for the festivities, The Cincinnati Police Department gathered some…

First-time home buyers have another reason to consider purchasing in the Uptown area, thanks to a new down payment assistance program from Uptown Consortium and The Homeownership Center of Greater Cincinnati. Debuted at a press conference hosted by Uptown Consortium and The Homeownership Center on Thursday, October 6, the incentivized program offers more than 50…

Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) is thrilled to announce the fourth season of its vibrant, engaging conversation series Sunset Salons. Spanning from September 2016 – May 2017, each installment will include a discussion topic of cultural relevance, featured panel of local experts, hands-on activities, and heavy hors d’oeuvres courtesy of series sponsor Kroger. The 2016…

Are you a devoted Uptown resident living in University Heights, Clifton, Corryville, Clifton Heights, CUF, Avondale, or Mt. Auburn? Now is your chance to make an impact on our great community! The City of Cincinnati is beginning to think about the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget. The discussion for what is to come for Cincinnati’s neighborhoods…

If you are a long time Cincinnati resident, you likely know that the Calhoun and West McMillan Street Business District has recently gone through some significant changes. With the addition of U-Square at the Loop to the list of Uptown attractions, there is so much to see. As with any new development, there comes more…

Cincinnati Refined recently penned an informative article about some of the most scrumptious, fun and unique places to visit in Uptown. There is so much going on in the Uptown area that it may seem, for some, an enormous, unconquerable geography to explore. Well, have no fear, because we’re here to help. We insist you peruse some of the kind, and…

The giant, record-breaking slide from Slide the City draws large crowds all over the country as people are eager to participate in this unique event. As participants wait for their turn to slide, they are often faced with boredom while standing in line. Short Vine’s very own Big Splash event will take place one street over from Jefferson…

Join Modern Makers Friday, June 10 for a one-of-a-kind audio-visual experience featuring viDEO sAVant. viDEO sAVant, a local group of artists that aims to capture the attention of its audiences through the use of sound and sight, makes Live Cinema – a collaborative audio-visual improvisation with music and images responding to each other in real time.…

Have you ever wanted to practice yoga in a room full of stretchy, sleepy, snuggly cats – all available for adoption? Modern Makers, the interactive art and design collaborative for Cincinnati’s creative community, is back with one of its fan-favorite events: Yoga with Cats. Visit this year’s feline friendly get-together on Monday, May 23, from…

This year marks the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. To celebrate the “Go Green” holiday, Uptown businesses joined together to make neighborhood recycling an easier task. Uptown Recycling Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 to provide an environmentally friendly way to dispose of unwanted belongings. Located on…

Our new website, YourUptown, was created with one specific user in mind: YOU. Uptown Cincinnati is buzzing with vibrant shopping districts, delectable restaurants and energetic entertainment. In an effort to provide residents and visitors with all the exciting news and events Uptown has to offer, The Uptown Consortium, Inc. (UCI) and its partners created YourUptown.com.…

From successful events and new animal additions to major exhibit expansions and national award recognition, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has had an exciting start to September. On September 1, the Zoo’s one-week-old baby gorilla made her first public appearance in the outdoor gorilla exhibit. To name the 50th gorilla born at the Zoo,…

An audience of more than 200 lined Clifton Plaza Friday, August 21 for this summer’s final BIG NIGHT Clifton. The crowd settled into their seats on the lawn with popcorn and candy to watch the featured film “Big” on giant inflatable screens. Kids of all ages enjoyed the event as they celebrated the last week…

Back-to-school season is upon us once more. Where does the summer go? For your convenience, we gathered a list of school starting dates for Hamilton County schools. Check your local school district to see when your children go back to school, then follow us on Twitter for events and updates in your area. If your…