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Julie Brock

Julie is a proud resident and avid promoter of the Cincinnati region! From the breweries and local eateries to performing arts to professional sporting events, Julie loves experiencing all that the region offers.
Describe Cincinnati USA in three words.
Vibrant. Scenic. Surprising.
 
Favorite Graeter’s ice-cream flavor?
Black Raspberry Chip
 
Must-ride coaster at Kings Island?
Diamondback: it's tall, fast and super smooth
 
Best spot for pre- or post-Reds game drink?
The piazza at Via Vite on Fountain Square
 
How do you order your Cincinnati-style chili?
Depends on my mood: 4-way onion, cheese coneys or Skyline's Deluxe Chili Burrito
 
Favorite ArtWorks mural?
Homecoming (Blue Birds) - Art Works Mural
Homecoming (Blue Birds) - Art Works Mural
 
Homecoming (Blue Birds) honoring famed Cincinnati artist, Charlie Harper
 
Rainy day activity you’d recommend to a visitor?
Cincinnati Art Museum and leave time for coffee or a meal the Terrace Cafe
 
Weirdest dish you ever tasted…and loved!
Goetta: it's not weird to me, it's heavenly!
 
Favorite hidden gem (that you’re willing to tell everyone about!)...
American Sign Museum - be sure to take the guided tour!
 
Can’t-miss annual event that you always attend?
Taste of Cincinnati USA and Mt. Adams Reindog Parade
 
Best view of the Ohio River...
Riverside Drive in Covington. Enjoy the Riverwalk Statue Tour while you're there.
 
Most memorable concert you ever attended?
Local artist Jake Speed & The Freddies at the original Southgate House - the night I met my husband.
 

Recent Articles

Reds fans at Great American Ball Park (photo: Jeff Swinger)

Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Festivities

Everything you need to know to enjoy this annual Cincinnati tradition that kicks off the Reds baseball season.

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Revolution Rotisserie

6 Cool Spots for Hot Wings in OTR

From classic buffalo-style to Thai and smoked – there's a hot wing for every palate in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

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Buckhead Mountain Grill

Best Cincinnati Bars for a Local Brew with a View

Six outdoor spots to enjoy picturesque and panoramic views while sipping on a cold, craft beer.

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BB Riverboats (photo: BB Riverboats)

Best Places to See 4th of July Fireworks in Cincinnati

This summer's Independence Day celebrations are much different than past years due to the global pandemic. Below is a list of firework displays, planned celebrations and other ideas for safely enjoying the holiday weekend in the Cincinnati region.

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Coney Island (photo: Coney Island)

Top Things to Do in Summer in the Cincinnati Region

What is the best thing to do in the summer in Cincinnati? Here's your guide to amusement parks, sports, family-friendly attractions and festivals.

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Rhinegeist Brewery

Craft Breweries in the Cincinnati Region

Tap into the history and local craft beer scene in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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Tour Your Way Through the Cincinnati Region

Whether by land or by sea, on foot or on wheels, you’re sure to find a tour or two that suits your interests.

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Findlay Market (Photo: Liz Dufour)

Grocery Adventures: Not-So-Ordinary Shopping in the Cincinnati region

Visit these out-of-the-ordinary shopping destinations while you're in town.

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Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park

Where to Park for Reds Games

Insider tips on where to park for maximum fun and minimum stress at baseball games. These same tips come in handy if you're attending a Cincinnati Bengals football game since the two stadiums are just a couple blocks apart.

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Smale Riverfront Park (photo: Abby Erwin)

A Guide to Cincinnati Walks

A visit here is the perfect time to lace up your walking shoes and discover the beauty and walkability of the region.

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