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Wooden Nickel Antiques

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Wooden Nickel Antiques

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

One of the last brick and mortar antique stores in Cincinnati that has become a local icon. Selling architectural antiques, furniture and fine decorative art for over 30... Read more

One of the last brick and mortar antique stores in Cincinnati that has become a local icon. Selling architectural antiques, furniture and fine decorative art for over 30 years. In business in Cincinnati, Ohio since 1976, starting out in architectural antiques The Wooden Nickel still buys and sells antique back bars, antique fireplace mantels, antique stained glass, and antique chandeliers. Over... Read More

The Ohio Book Store

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Ohio Book Store

The Ohio Book Store

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

In operation since 1940, The Ohio Book Store offers five full floors of books and magazines from all over the world. In addition, they provide book binding for custom... Read more

In operation since 1940, The Ohio Book Store offers five full floors of books and magazines from all over the world. In addition, they provide book binding for custom binding and repair services for restoration of books.

concert:nova

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

concert:nova

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

concert:nova was formed in 2007 to perform fresh and dynamic chamber music that blends together the traditional and contemporary with a visual twist to explore a modern,... Read more

concert:nova was formed in 2007 to perform fresh and dynamic chamber music that blends together the traditional and contemporary with a visual twist to explore a modern, kinetic and powerful concert experience. Made up of musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and guest artists, the ensemble embraces the philosophy of artist as citizen, to reinvent the stage and charge the atmosphere with... Read More

Pet Wants

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Pet Wants

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Pet food and supply store designed with the urban pet owner in mind.

Pet food and supply store designed with the urban pet owner in mind.

Cincinnati Food Tours

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Cincinnati Food Tours

Cincinnati Food Tours

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, or to sip on, Cincinnati Food Tours has a tour just for you and your taste buds. Eat your way through numerous... Read more

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, or to sip on, Cincinnati Food Tours has a tour just for you and your taste buds. Eat your way through numerous Cincinnati neighborhoods with special stops along the way. Learn about the city's culture and more as you sample local fare and drinks.  Pick from any of the following tours to explore: The Original Findlay Market Tour Signature Over-... Read More

Herzog Music

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Herzog Music

Downtown

Approximately 0.45 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The first music store located in downtown Cincinnati in decades. Herzog Music is stocked with vintage guitars and collectible records and music lessons are offered for all... Read more

The first music store located in downtown Cincinnati in decades. Herzog Music is stocked with vintage guitars and collectible records and music lessons are offered for all ages. Turntable and music gear service is also available.

Plaza Artist Materials

Downtown

Approximately 0.46 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Plaza Artist Materials

Downtown

Approximately 0.46 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Fine art supplies, crafts, graphic design, studio equipment, and so much more.

Fine art supplies, crafts, graphic design, studio equipment, and so much more.

Gilded Brew Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.46 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Prohibition Resistance: Lager Tour

Gilded Brew Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.46 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The Lager Tour is a 90-minute walking tour that tells the story of how beer built Cincinnati. The tour starts at historic Findlay Market in the Over-the-Rhine... Read more

The Lager Tour is a 90-minute walking tour that tells the story of how beer built Cincinnati. The tour starts at historic Findlay Market in the Over-the-Rhine Biergarten. Beginning with the humble breweries of the 1840s, we witness the evolution of the brewing industry through the size, complexity, & architectural grandeur of our historic breweries. We pass the Lafayette and Sohn Breweries,... Read More

Queen City Alchemy

Downtown

Approximately 0.46 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Mix clean botanicals for a custom face mask.

Queen City Alchemy

Downtown

Approximately 0.46 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Queen City Alchemy is a maker and retail business nestled in the heart of the vibrant Over-the-Rhine community in Cincinnati, Ohio. They focus on carrying and curating... Read more

Queen City Alchemy is a maker and retail business nestled in the heart of the vibrant Over-the-Rhine community in Cincinnati, Ohio. They focus on carrying and curating responsible and sustainable products that are unique and handmade right here, in house, or throughout the U.S..   Shop for natural products like facial serums, beard oils, soaps and any other self-care items. 

Piatt Park

Downtown

Approximately 0.47 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Piatt Park

Downtown

Approximately 0.47 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

A two block park with plenty of picnic tables located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati.  Part of Cincinnati Parks

A two block park with plenty of picnic tables located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Part of Cincinnati Parks

Findlay Market

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Findlay Market (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Findlay Market

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. The Market is located just blocks from downtown in... Read more

Findlay Market is Ohio's oldest continuously operated public market and one of Cincinnati's most cherished institutions. The Market is located just blocks from downtown in Over-the-Rhine, a dense historic neighborhood rich in 19th century architecture. Open Tuesday through Sunday, Findlay Market is open year-around with three dozen indoor merchants selling meat, fish, poultry, produce, flowers,... Read More

Maverick Chocolate Co.

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Maverick Chocolate

Maverick Chocolate Co.

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Cincinnati's only craft chocolate maker. Offer single origin & flavored chocolate including the award winning Fahrenheit 513 bar

Cincinnati's only craft chocolate maker. Offer single origin & flavored chocolate including the award winning Fahrenheit 513 bar

Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Taste the World in OTR

Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Stroll through Over-the-Rhine, one of the largest intact urban historic districts in the United States. Your $60 ticket includes a 3 hour escorted walking tour with ample... Read more

Stroll through Over-the-Rhine, one of the largest intact urban historic districts in the United States. Your $60 ticket includes a 3 hour escorted walking tour with ample time to enjoy at least four samples along the way. Tours vary based on dates, but each includes a brief introduction to Over-the-Rhine history, a chance to discover some new places and taste some popular local food, and an... Read More

The Original Findlay Market Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Taste the World at Findlay Market

The Original Findlay Market Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Experience a culinary trip around the world during this 90-minute guided tour of Cincinnati’s historic Findlay Market which stops at five specialty merchants... Read more

Experience a culinary trip around the world during this 90-minute guided tour of Cincinnati’s historic Findlay Market which stops at five specialty merchants where you'll meet the merchants, learn their history and products, and sample sips or small bites. Optional $5 add-on completes your tour with wine tasting at Market Wines or beer from the OTR Biergarten (weekends only).  Reservations... Read More

Cincinnati Streetcar Food Tour by Cincinnati Food Tours

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Cincinnati Bell Connector

Cincinnati Streetcar Food Tour by Cincinnati Food Tours

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Tour features a mix of casual and upscale restaurants, bars, and specialty shops. Tour includes an introduction to the new Cincinnati Bell Connector (The Streetcar), at... Read more

Tour features a mix of casual and upscale restaurants, bars, and specialty shops. Tour includes an introduction to the new Cincinnati Bell Connector (The Streetcar), at least four food samples, and one glass of beer or wine.  Presented by Cincinnati Food Tours

The Nati in a Nutshell Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Nati-1 (Photo: Sherry Lachelle)

The Nati in a Nutshell Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

We’re cramming all of Cincinnati into one big adventure! Explore the city’s natural riverfront beauty and amazing architecture while learning about its rich and diverse... Read more

We’re cramming all of Cincinnati into one big adventure! Explore the city’s natural riverfront beauty and amazing architecture while learning about its rich and diverse history. Throw in a streetcar ride, a visit to the local farmers’ market, views from way up high, and a few of Cincinnati’s favorite foods, and you’ll be ready to put down roots!  Presented by Cincinnati Urban Adventures.

Sweet Stroll Through Over-the-Rhine

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Cincinnati Food Tours

Sweet Stroll Through Over-the-Rhine

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The Over-the-Rhine Sweet Stroll is for sugar lovers and includes stops at bakeries, pastry shops, and cafes in the neighborhood. includes 5 specialty shops plus one sit-... Read more

The Over-the-Rhine Sweet Stroll is for sugar lovers and includes stops at bakeries, pastry shops, and cafes in the neighborhood. includes 5 specialty shops plus one sit-down location where you can relax and enjoy a specialty coffee, tea, wine, or beer included in your ticket price. Tour is a little less than two miles in length and lasts about 2.5 hours.  Presented by Cincinnati Food Tours

Labor History in Over the Rhine

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Cigar Workers (photo: Over the rhine museum)

Labor History in Over the Rhine

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Think going to work is a drag today? Come take a deep dive into working conditions and labor organizing efforts in Over-the-Rhine around the turn of the 20th century.... Read more

Think going to work is a drag today? Come take a deep dive into working conditions and labor organizing efforts in Over-the-Rhine around the turn of the 20th century. Participants will visit workplaces including breweries, a woodworking shop, a tailor shop, and a cigar-making factory. They will experience how diverse and influential Over-the-Rhine was in the industries it housed and the labor... Read More

Tenement LIfe in North of Liberty

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Tenement (photo: Over the rhine museum)

Tenement LIfe in North of Liberty

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Do you know what a tenement is or how people lived in them? Our North of Liberty tour takes participants through Over-the-Rhine, north of Liberty Street, paying special... Read more

Do you know what a tenement is or how people lived in them? Our North of Liberty tour takes participants through Over-the-Rhine, north of Liberty Street, paying special attention to how people lived in this neighborhood in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The tour focuses on the built environment including outdoor toilets, bathing, water access and daily living and working conditions in densely... Read More

Beyond the Market Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Beyond the Market Tour: Artichoke

Beyond the Market Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.48 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Explore the northern area of Over-the-Rhine during a casual guided tour through one of the largest intact urban historic districts in the U.S. Walking distance is... Read more

Explore the northern area of Over-the-Rhine during a casual guided tour through one of the largest intact urban historic districts in the U.S. Walking distance is less than a mile in length and includes at least four stops. This tour is not recommended for those who have difficulty walking. (We climb several flights of stairs.) The Beyond the Market Tour includes plenty of appetizers and drinks,... Read More

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