Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (Uptown Region)

Enjoy a night out on the town in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. With live music throughout the region any night of the week and places to meet up and grab a drink at hundreds of venues – when the sun goes down, the fun ramps up. Watch the game at a sports bar downtown, try a local craft brew on tap in Over-the-Rhine or head out for happy hour!

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Streetside Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 3.25 miles from your location
Streetside Brewery

Streetside Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 3.25 miles from your location

Streetside Brewery is proud to be rooted in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood, Columbia-Tusculum. The Hickey family, Streetside Brewery founders and residents of Columbia-... Read more

Streetside Brewery is proud to be rooted in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood, Columbia-Tusculum. The Hickey family, Streetside Brewery founders and residents of Columbia-Tusculum, strive to provide a down-to-earth experience with a selection of exceptional craft beer that's as diverse, and original, as the community they serve... Read More

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Local Post

Uptown

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post

Uptown

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings,... Read more

Local Post is serving up tasty dishes like Cincy Fries that come with crispy goetta, american cheese, sriracha aiolo and topped with an over-easy egg. Or try Post wings, pizza, salads and sandwiches. 

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The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

Sonny's All Blues Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

In the mood for some blues? Head to Sonny's All Blues Lounge, where the clientele must be 30 and over. A live blues band takes the stage on Sundays from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.... Read more

In the mood for some blues? Head to Sonny's All Blues Lounge, where the clientele must be 30 and over. A live blues band takes the stage on Sundays from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monday is karaoke night from 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Other nights, set the mood with some R&B on the open jukebox.

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

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Twenties Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

Twenties Cincinnati

Uptown

Approximately 5.95 miles from your location

A 1920's themed bar in East Walnut Hills. The cocktail menu offers a variety of classic and new cocktails that caters to both generations of drinkers. In addition to... Read more

A 1920's themed bar in East Walnut Hills. The cocktail menu offers a variety of classic and new cocktails that caters to both generations of drinkers. In addition to cocktails, Twenties also offers 16 beers on draft and as well as spirits, with a strong focus on local breweries and distilleries.

Bean & Barley

Uptown

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley

Uptown

Approximately 5.32 miles from your location

Bean & Barley seeks to celebrate the craftmanship of local coffee roasters, brewers, bakers, and artists.  They’ll feature goods and products from Ohio, Kentucky... Read more

Bean & Barley seeks to celebrate the craftmanship of local coffee roasters, brewers, bakers, and artists.  They’ll feature goods and products from Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.

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Murphy's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.03 miles from your location

Murphy's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 8.03 miles from your location

Free pizza! Got your attention? The management at Murphy's Pub, well aware that twenty-somethings don't always get proper nutrition, serves free pizza Monday nights. Any... Read more

Free pizza! Got your attention? The management at Murphy's Pub, well aware that twenty-somethings don't always get proper nutrition, serves free pizza Monday nights. Any other night of the week, grab some free popcorn and head back through the labyrinth of rooms that make up this bar. There's also an outdoor patio. The kind of... Read More

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The Growler House

Uptown

Approximately 5.99 miles from your location
The Growler House

The Growler House

Uptown

Approximately 5.99 miles from your location

Here at The Growler House, we offer a comprehensive variety of fresh craft beer available on draft. Discover your next craft beer experience at our house.

Here at The Growler House, we offer a comprehensive variety of fresh craft beer available on draft. Discover your next craft beer experience at our house.

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The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

The Greenwich

Uptown

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of events and even has its own art gallery... Read more

Arts and entertainment is what The Greenwich of Walnut Hills is all about. This jazz haven plays host to an eclectic list of events and even has its own art gallery upstairs, appropriately named 'Upstairs at The Greenwich." Originally a jazz oriented bar, The Greenwich has expanded to include such acts as Spoken word, open mics... Read More

The Wine Merchant

Uptown

Approximately 5.28 miles from your location

The Wine Merchant

Uptown

Approximately 5.28 miles from your location

The Wine Merchant, serving the Greater Cincinnati area and surrounding regions since 1973! At The Wine Merchant it is our mission to exceed the expectations of our... Read more

The Wine Merchant, serving the Greater Cincinnati area and surrounding regions since 1973! At The Wine Merchant it is our mission to exceed the expectations of our customers while they search through the numerous fine wine options of the world. We are the Tri-State's destination for fine Bordeaux and Southern French wines, and... Read More

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Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

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MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location
MadTree

MadTree Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location

Visit MadTree's new brewery, taproom, beer garden, and private event space in Cincinnati’s Oakley neighborhood. MadTree is known for focusing more on great tasting beers... Read more

Visit MadTree's new brewery, taproom, beer garden, and private event space in Cincinnati’s Oakley neighborhood. MadTree is known for focusing more on great tasting beers rather than following traditional brewing style guidelines. 

Mount Adams Pavilion

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location
Mt. Adams Pavilion

Mount Adams Pavilion

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Live bands & DJs perform at this hip dance club in a historic house with 4 decks and city views.

Live bands & DJs perform at this hip dance club in a historic house with 4 decks and city views.

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Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 4.54 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 4.54 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, teas, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also... Read more

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, teas, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also rotates seasonal holiday blends and summertime favorites, like Peppermint Mocha Twist or a cold Frappuccino with whipped cream. Sit and sip inside the cozy... Read More

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Mount Lookout Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Mount Lookout Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Commonly known as 'MLT', the Tavern and its brother bar Million's dominate the Mount Lookout nightlife scene. It is a popular bar for young adults, mainly... Read more

Commonly known as 'MLT', the Tavern and its brother bar Million's dominate the Mount Lookout nightlife scene. It is a popular bar for young adults, mainly because of the great patio in the back and the live music four nights a week. MLT is famous for its trivia night, where contestants rack their brains to win prizes.

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Flying Pig Irish Pub

Uptown

Approximately 4.80 miles from your location

Flying Pig Irish Pub

Uptown

Approximately 4.80 miles from your location

Owned and operated by guys from England and Ireland at the European style pub in Oakley!

Owned and operated by guys from England and Ireland at the European style pub in Oakley!

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse

Uptown

Approximately 5.27 miles from your location

Any beer lover deserves a trip to the award-winning BJ's for one of its handcrafted brews or seasonal specials. If beer isn't your thing, try a signature mixed drink. Pair... Read more

Any beer lover deserves a trip to the award-winning BJ's for one of its handcrafted brews or seasonal specials. If beer isn't your thing, try a signature mixed drink. Pair your fine drink with some fine cuisine, from halibut fish tacos to balsamic glazed chicken breast

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The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location
Brew House

The Brew House

Uptown

Approximately 6.34 miles from your location

Laid-back tavern serving pub fare such as burgers and meatloaf, as well as craft brews and cocktails.

Laid-back tavern serving pub fare such as burgers and meatloaf, as well as craft brews and cocktails.

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City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location
The view from City View Tavern (photo: @missdeezon)

City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished... Read more

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished part of this little tavern because of its awesome view of the city. The burgers are said to rival those of Zip's in Mount Lookout, and the bloody Marys are... Read More

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Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot... Read more

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot for you. This coffee house takes pride in the freshness of its coffee, roasting small batches of beans in a Probat L12 coffee roaster, which is prominently... Read More

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Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

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Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in... Read more

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in craft and import beers, with over 80 different selections.The two Keystone locations share the same menus for lunch, dinner and brunch and have similar draft... Read More

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also... Read more

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also rotates seasonal holiday blends and summertime favorites, like Peppermint Mocha Twist or a cold Frappuccino with whipped cream. Sit and sip inside the cozy... Read More

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Tillie's Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

Tillie's Lounge

Uptown

Approximately 9.84 miles from your location

The lounge is named after a beloved Cincinnati entertainer, Tillie the elephant. Tillie was the most famous of many exotic animals in John Robinson’s Circus which traveled... Read more

The lounge is named after a beloved Cincinnati entertainer, Tillie the elephant. Tillie was the most famous of many exotic animals in John Robinson’s Circus which traveled the country and paraded the streets of Northside in the early 20th century. 

Gypsy Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

Gypsy Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 7.76 miles from your location

If you're into hookahs and are in the Clifton area, pop into Hookcah Cafe to try one of their many flavors, from mango to cotton candy. They do have a small menu of snacks... Read more

If you're into hookahs and are in the Clifton area, pop into Hookcah Cafe to try one of their many flavors, from mango to cotton candy. They do have a small menu of snacks (meat pies and baklava) and non-alcoholic drinks, including green tea and Turkish coffee.

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Approximately 8.90 miles from your location
Taft's Brewpourium

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Approximately 8.90 miles from your location

A state-of-the-art production house and taproom featuring New Haven-style pizza.

A state-of-the-art production house and taproom featuring New Haven-style pizza.

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Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 8.42 miles from your location

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

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Comfort Station

Uptown

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

Comfort Station

Uptown

Approximately 6.55 miles from your location

In the spot of a 105-year-old public restroom, Comfort Station is serving up house-made cocktails in an unsual and unassuming location. From the same creative minds as... Read more

In the spot of a 105-year-old public restroom, Comfort Station is serving up house-made cocktails in an unsual and unassuming location. From the same creative minds as Sundry and Vice in OTR, Comfort Station in Walnut Hills has a fun and cozy feel and even a patio nook to sit and relax. 

The Littlefield

Uptown

Approximately 9.82 miles from your location
The Littlefield

The Littlefield

Uptown

Approximately 9.82 miles from your location

Quaint, art-lined craft cocktail, bourbon, and beer bar with bistro plates, desserts & Sunday brunch.

Quaint, art-lined craft cocktail, bourbon, and beer bar with bistro plates, desserts & Sunday brunch.

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Mad Frog

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Mad Frog

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

The green building that houses the Mad Frog looms on the corner of Vine and McMillan streets, a popular hangout for local college students and live music fans.

The green building that houses the Mad Frog looms on the corner of Vine and McMillan streets, a popular hangout for local college students and live music fans.

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The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

The Woodburn Brewery

Uptown

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Craft brewery located in the East Walnut Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also... Read more

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also rotates seasonal holiday blends and summertime favorites, like Peppermint Mocha Twist or a cold Frappuccino with whipped cream. Sit and sip inside the cozy... Read More

Sunny Blu Coffeehouse

Uptown

Approximately 9.07 miles from your location

Sunny Blu Coffeehouse

Uptown

Approximately 9.07 miles from your location

Serving up classic Italian epresso drink with beans roasted by La Terza Artisan Roasterie in Wyoming Cincinnati. Enjoy macchiatos, cortados, and cold and regualr brewed... Read more

Serving up classic Italian epresso drink with beans roasted by La Terza Artisan Roasterie in Wyoming Cincinnati. Enjoy macchiatos, cortados, and cold and regualr brewed coffee. 

Chameleon

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Chameleon

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

Northside's "neighborhood nightclub" features a different theme event almost every night - from karaoke and unplugged nights to DJ dance parties on the weekends - with an... Read more

Northside's "neighborhood nightclub" features a different theme event almost every night - from karaoke and unplugged nights to DJ dance parties on the weekends - with an array of specialty cocktails, and a great patio.

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Stanley's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 3.60 miles from your location

Stanley's Pub

Uptown

Approximately 3.60 miles from your location

Stanley's Pub is a music bar that hosts both local and touring acts seven nights a week, from jazz and bluegrass to reggae and rock. They also have a large outdoor patio... Read more

Stanley's Pub is a music bar that hosts both local and touring acts seven nights a week, from jazz and bluegrass to reggae and rock. They also have a large outdoor patio with a pool table, and the TVs are constantly playing sports. Happy hour is from 4-8 p.m. with $1.50 domestic bottles and $1 off everything else.

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Pearl's

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location
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Pearl's

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

This 100-year-old residence in the heart of Columbia Tusculum has been transformed into a popular bar that includes a 1,000 square-foot outdoor patio, second floor private... Read more

This 100-year-old residence in the heart of Columbia Tusculum has been transformed into a popular bar that includes a 1,000 square-foot outdoor patio, second floor private party room and small bites in addition to craft beer and cocktails. Enjoy happy hour 4 to 7 pm Monday-Friday and Noon to 4 pm Saturday-Sunday.

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Urbana Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 5.92 miles from your location

Urbana Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 5.92 miles from your location

Coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts. 

Coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts. 

Night Drop

Uptown

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Night Drop

Uptown

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Located downstairs from brunch and dinner spot Branch, Night Drop is the perfect before or after dinner drink stop. 

Located downstairs from brunch and dinner spot Branch, Night Drop is the perfect before or after dinner drink stop. 

Caffe Vivace

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Caffe Vivace

Uptown

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Enjoy jazz and coffee together at this local cafe. 

Enjoy jazz and coffee together at this local cafe. 

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Calle Cantina

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Calle Cantina

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Calle Cantina is an authentic Mexican bar/restaurant that was brought to life by the owners of Mazunte and Sprout. The food, drink, and decor are all heavily influenced by... Read more

Calle Cantina is an authentic Mexican bar/restaurant that was brought to life by the owners of Mazunte and Sprout. The food, drink, and decor are all heavily influenced by the travels of the friends that brought this concept together. Although, the primary concept is a bar, Calle also offers authentic Mexican street food from a... Read More

Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Geo. Wiedemann Brewing Company

Uptown

Approximately 8.26 miles from your location

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to... Read more

Wiedemann’s Bohemian Special Brew has been the local favorite for more than 100 years. After decades of changing ownership and jumping from one out-of-town brewery to another, they've brought back the authentic Bohemian recipe — light-bodied, flavorful and refreshing – and returned Wiedemann’s to local ownership and management... Read More

Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location
Zip's Cafe (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's... Read more

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's Bleh-Avril and Sons Inc. Zip's is a genuine, venerable neighborhood bar that caters to a host of personalities, from sports teams to business professionals to... Read More

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Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

Approximately 9.54 miles from your location
Northside Yacht Club (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

Northside Yacht Club

Uptown

Approximately 9.54 miles from your location

Energetic gastropub featuring live music and unique cocktails.

Energetic gastropub featuring live music and unique cocktails.

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