Bars and Nightlife

Find Bars and Nightlife in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

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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Hofbrauhaus

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location
Hofbrauhaus Newport (photo: KentuckyTourism.com)

Hofbrauhaus

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.38 miles from your location

The Hofbräuhaus Newport is a restaurant attraction in the popular Newport on the Levee area of Northern Kentucky. From the traditionally decorated rooms, to the excellent... Read more

The Hofbräuhaus Newport is a restaurant attraction in the popular Newport on the Levee area of Northern Kentucky. From the traditionally decorated rooms, to the excellent bier and tasty German and American fare, Hofbräuhaus Newport is sure to be a memorable experience for everyone. The Hofbräuhaus Newport is modeled after the... Read More

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Low Spark

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Low Spark

Low Spark

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

This neighborhood bar with a '70s vibe and a resident octopus was named after Traffic's 1971 song, 'The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys.' Orange high-back chairs, checkered... Read more

This neighborhood bar with a '70s vibe and a resident octopus was named after Traffic's 1971 song, 'The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys.' Orange high-back chairs, checkered tile, red leather padded walls and beveled mirrors create a '70s feel in the intimate space. The original tin ceilings have been painted gold, and a vinyl... Read More

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Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location
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Collective Espresso

Uptown

Approximately 9.87 miles from your location

An oasis, or an escape. Hidden from traffic behind the Northside streetscape on Cluxton Alley, this location is full of natural light and neighborhood regulars.

An oasis, or an escape. Hidden from traffic behind the Northside streetscape on Cluxton Alley, this location is full of natural light and neighborhood regulars.

Bircus Brewing Company

South

Approximately 9.36 miles from your location

Bircus Brewing Company

South

Approximately 9.36 miles from your location

The surreal world of circus meets the simple love of beer at Bircus Brewing Company. Witness a jaw-dropping, thirst-defying brewery experience. Raise a glass, see a circus... Read more

The surreal world of circus meets the simple love of beer at Bircus Brewing Company. Witness a jaw-dropping, thirst-defying brewery experience. Raise a glass, see a circus, and toast to all.

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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Hops House 99

South

Approximately 25.38 miles from your location

Hops House 99

South

Approximately 25.38 miles from your location

Bar featuring a selection of 99 beers, local and regional, and 31 HDTVs. Located at Hollywood Casino

Bar featuring a selection of 99 beers, local and regional, and 31 HDTVs. Located at Hollywood Casino

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Hightail

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Hightail

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Expert craft beer and bourbon bar with a pool table, pinball machine, jukebox, and HDTVs. 

Expert craft beer and bourbon bar with a pool table, pinball machine, jukebox, and HDTVs. 

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

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Chandler's Burger Bistro

West

Approximately 15.06 miles from your location

Chandler's Burger Bistro

West

Approximately 15.06 miles from your location

Relaxed, roomy, neighborhood pub with generous burgers and local craft beers, plus TVs showing sports.

Relaxed, roomy, neighborhood pub with generous burgers and local craft beers, plus TVs showing sports.

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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.

Jocko's Pub

North

Approximately 12.34 miles from your location

Jocko's Pub

North

Approximately 12.34 miles from your location

Formerly J's Sports Bar.

Formerly J's Sports Bar.

Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Bar at Palm Court - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand... Read more

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand selected Four Roses Bourbon, and their exclusive Blank Slate Brewery seasonal beer.   Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm Live jazz Friday & Saturday 5:00pm to 1:00am

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The Purple Poulet

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.37 miles from your location
The Purple Poulet, part of The B-Line (photo: Samuel Greenhill)

The Purple Poulet

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.37 miles from your location

Southern Bourbon Bistro with cuisine reminiscent of Charleston and New Orleans with a Kentucky infusion. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

Southern Bourbon Bistro with cuisine reminiscent of Charleston and New Orleans with a Kentucky infusion. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.

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Buffalo Wild Wings

East

Approximately 10.51 miles from your location

Buffalo Wild Wings

East

Approximately 10.51 miles from your location

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces,... Read more

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces, including Asian Zing and Mango Habanero. There are a slew of big screens to watch games on. And there are some trivia and video games, too. This is good to know:... Read More

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Night Drop

East

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Night Drop

East

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. 

Foster's At The Troubadour

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location

Foster's At The Troubadour

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location

Grab a bite to eat, have a coffee, and listen to music at newly opened Foster's at the Troubadour. 

Grab a bite to eat, have a coffee, and listen to music at newly opened Foster's at the Troubadour. 

Press on Monmouth

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Press on Monmouth

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Airy, modern coffee shop and eatery with inventive breakfast and lunch offerings, espresso, and draft beer.

Airy, modern coffee shop and eatery with inventive breakfast and lunch offerings, espresso, and draft beer.

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Dee Felice Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Dee Felice Cafe

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Dee Felice Cafe might be located in Covington's MainStrasse Village, but inside the doors, you're transported down to the Big Easy. The interior is designed with historic... Read more

Dee Felice Cafe might be located in Covington's MainStrasse Village, but inside the doors, you're transported down to the Big Easy. The interior is designed with historic New Orleans in mind, complete with live jazz and swing music Tuesday through Sunday. During the week, Dee Felice offers an extensive selection of wine,... Read More

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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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Redwine & Co.

North

Approximately 9.48 miles from your location

Redwine & Co.

North

Approximately 9.48 miles from your location

Locally owned and operated bar located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District. 

Locally owned and operated bar located in the heart of the Reading Bridal District. 

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and... Read more

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and live music. There is room for you and a dozen of your closest friends to sing along at the grand piano! This is also the perfect place for private parties in their... Read More

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Sammy's Craft Burgers & Beers

North

Approximately 11.19 miles from your location
Sammy's Gourmet Burgers

Sammy's Craft Burgers & Beers

North

Approximately 11.19 miles from your location

Casual sports-themed joint serving up gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and other pub grub, plus brews.

Casual sports-themed joint serving up gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and other pub grub, plus brews.

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Incline Public House

West

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location
Incline Public House, burger

Incline Public House

West

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location

The dining room of this West Side restaurant features panoramic views of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. Weather permitting, the 1,400 square foot deck seats 60... Read more

The dining room of this West Side restaurant features panoramic views of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. Weather permitting, the 1,400 square foot deck seats 60 people. The kitchen utilizes both the in-house smoker and brick oven with a focus on gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and salads. The bar includes craft beer... Read More

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Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location
Sundry and Vice

Sundry and Vice

Downtown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Located the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Sundry and Vice is a turn-of-the-century apothecary-themed cocktail bar and gathering place.

Located the heart of Over-the-Rhine, Sundry and Vice is a turn-of-the-century apothecary-themed cocktail bar and gathering place.

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The Video Archive

Uptown

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

The Video Archive

Uptown

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

A Quentin Tarantino inspired speakeasy, hidden away behind an indie video rental store.

A Quentin Tarantino inspired speakeasy, hidden away behind an indie video rental store.

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Mokka and the Sunset Bar and Grill

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Mokka and the Sunset Bar and Grill

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.40 miles from your location

Casual breakfast-through-dinner spot for grilled cheese and other specialties, plus late-night drinks.

Casual breakfast-through-dinner spot for grilled cheese and other specialties, plus late-night drinks.

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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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Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.30 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.30 miles from your location

Modern sports bar with a wide range of wing flavors, plus other pub eats & kids' deals.

Modern sports bar with a wide range of wing flavors, plus other pub eats & kids' deals.

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Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Horse & Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Award-winning whiskey bar in downtown Cincinnati. 106+ whiskeys. Specialty cocktails, craft beers, small bites and a friendly bourbon loving staff.

Award-winning whiskey bar in downtown Cincinnati. 106+ whiskeys. Specialty cocktails, craft beers, small bites and a friendly bourbon loving staff.

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Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Kaze OTR

Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

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Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

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The Sandbar

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location
The Sandbar

The Sandbar

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Bar food & beverages served at seasonal (March-Oct.) spot for playing beach volleyball & cornhole.

Bar food & beverages served at seasonal (March-Oct.) spot for playing beach volleyball & cornhole.

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Quarter Bistro

East

Approximately 3.40 miles from your location

Quarter Bistro

East

Approximately 3.40 miles from your location

In historic Mariemont Square, Quarter Bistro offers a comfortable setting for both a night on the town or a relaxing afternoon on an enchanting patio.

In historic Mariemont Square, Quarter Bistro offers a comfortable setting for both a night on the town or a relaxing afternoon on an enchanting patio.

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The Hannaford

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

The Hannaford

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

New cocktail lounge in the historic Mutual Building.

New cocktail lounge in the historic Mutual Building.

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Swine City Brewing

North

Approximately 19.37 miles from your location

Swine City Brewing

North

Approximately 19.37 miles from your location

Small brewery featuring regular offerings as well as an ever changing tap list. Enjoy a beer onsite in the taproom or in a growler to go.

Small brewery featuring regular offerings as well as an ever changing tap list. Enjoy a beer onsite in the taproom or in a growler to go.

Brink Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 11.65 miles from your location
Brink Brewing

Brink Brewing Co.

North

Approximately 11.65 miles from your location

The Brink Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room in College Hill. We're focused on offering a wide variety of crafted beer styles in an intimate tap room setting. Most... Read more

The Brink Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room in College Hill. We're focused on offering a wide variety of crafted beer styles in an intimate tap room setting. Most recently awarded Very Small Brewery of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival in September of 2018! 

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Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 2.83 miles from your location

Luckman Coffee Company Inc.

East

Approximately 2.83 miles from your location

The best part about Luckman's is you don't have to get out of your car to enjoy their breakfast items and coffee. Use their drive-up window on your way to work to... Read more

The best part about Luckman's is you don't have to get out of your car to enjoy their breakfast items and coffee. Use their drive-up window on your way to work to pick up breakfast sandwiches, panini sandwiches, quiche, soups and salads. Wake up with espresso, coffee, ice coffee, smoothies or Italian soda.

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Agave & Rye

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Agave & Rye

South

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Tequila and bourbon hall offering epic tacos and daily specials. 

Tequila and bourbon hall offering epic tacos and daily specials. 

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Proof Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

Proof Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.75 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar serving cocktails and beer on draft.  

Neighborhood bar serving cocktails and beer on draft.  

The Comet

Uptown

Approximately 10.46 miles from your location

The Comet

Uptown

Approximately 10.46 miles from your location

A rough-and-ready hangout dishing up Mexican eats and offering a pool table and frequent live music.

A rough-and-ready hangout dishing up Mexican eats and offering a pool table and frequent live music.

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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.50 miles from your location

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.50 miles from your location

This California-based chain offers stylish but casual contemporary decor and high definition flat panel televisions in the bar area. Cocktails, wines, martinis and craft... Read more

This California-based chain offers stylish but casual contemporary decor and high definition flat panel televisions in the bar area. Cocktails, wines, martinis and craft beers are available. The ambience is equally good for the family or a night out with pals.There's something to please everyone on this menu - from appetizers,... Read More

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Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Scene Ultra Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Boisterous nightspot with craft beers, cocktails, DJs, a dance floor, and TVs for sports fans.

Boisterous nightspot with craft beers, cocktails, DJs, a dance floor, and TVs for sports fans.

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Tahona Kitchen + Bar

North

Approximately 8.60 miles from your location
Tahona Kitchen + Bar

Tahona Kitchen + Bar

North

Approximately 8.60 miles from your location

Tahona is a fast casual restaurant inspired by Mexican street fare and tequila, with hand-crafted food and an emphasis on fresh ingredients. The menu includes a variety of... Read more

Tahona is a fast casual restaurant inspired by Mexican street fare and tequila, with hand-crafted food and an emphasis on fresh ingredients. The menu includes a variety of tacos, chips & salsa bar, pineapple mango guacamole, tortas, sopapillas and more. All food preparation is done in-house and the meats are slow-roasted.... Read More

Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the... Read more

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the restaurant is windowed so the inside eaters can see the view as well. Don't be discouraged to visit if you aren't flying anywhere, Sky Galley is a Cincinnati... Read More

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13 Below Brewery

West

Approximately 17.94 miles from your location

13 Below Brewery

West

Approximately 17.94 miles from your location

Craft brewery located in Sayler Park along the Ohio River.

Craft brewery located in Sayler Park along the Ohio River.

Main Cup

East

Approximately 6.81 miles from your location

Main Cup

East

Approximately 6.81 miles from your location

Main Cup is a cozy, comfortable spot in Milford, where they brew and roast their own coffee. The place can be so warm and inviting, patrons don't want to leave when they... Read more

Main Cup is a cozy, comfortable spot in Milford, where they brew and roast their own coffee. The place can be so warm and inviting, patrons don't want to leave when they start roasting. They also serve pastries, like big muffins, bagels, casseroles and quiche. On a nice day, they have a couple spots out front for eating. Stop... Read More

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Buffalo Wild Wings

West

Approximately 13.05 miles from your location

Buffalo Wild Wings

West

Approximately 13.05 miles from your location

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces,... Read more

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces, including Asian Zing and Mango Habanero. There are a slew of big screens to watch games on. And there are some trivia and video games, too. This is good to know:... Read More

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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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Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Mecca

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

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