• Dannie (in Real Life)

    Cincinnati Brewery Passport: I came, I drank, I conquered.

    A few months back during a quick stop at Streetside Brewery in Columbia-Tusculum, I saw an advertisement in the bathroom for Craft Connection‘s new Cincinnati Brewery Passport (1st edition). When we prompted the bartender, she handed us two of these beautiful bad boys: Included in this first edition are eighteen craft breweries and two bourbon distilleries. Inside, there’s a small advertisement for each brewery, with the last two pages reserved for stamps (see below). Although a few notable Cincinnati-area breweries were left off this pass (ahem, MadTree), most of my other favorites were included, plus a whole bunch of new-to-me stops to make it extra fun to discover new places…

  • Dannie (in Real Life)

    Summer 2017: let’s do ALL the things!

    Oh… hey, remember me? …that one girl who used to update this blog occasionally. Yeah, about that… I forgot. Actually, I’ve just been so busy livin’ this summer that it slipped my mind. There is no shortage of things to do in Cincinnati, especially in the summer, and I’ve been enjoying endless weekends of craft brews, walking around as many zoos as possible, Sunday afternoons at the pool, and even airplanes! Alas, for this lady summer is winding down as I start the first semester of my accounting studies at Cincinnati State today. (Side note: holla at yo girl who got a scholarship to finish her accounting hours in order…

  • Staycation: Cincinnati

    Staycation Cincinnati: Queen City Underground Tour

    For as long as I can remember (and especially over the last five years) I’ve taken offense to it when people say Cincinnati is boring or that there’s nothing to do. It just isn’t true! I’ve lived here most of my life and have always been fiercely defensive of the place I call home. Depending on what you’re interested in, there is plenty to do, and sometimes you just have to know where to look. One of my favorite discoveries has been the walking tours put on by American Legacy Tours in Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport. So far, I’ve done the Queen City Underground tour (twice!), the Newport Gangster Tour,…