Cincinnati Magazine http://wvxu.org en Our Nimble Lass - Cincinnati Magazine's fascinating story of a local 1930's burlesque performer http://wvxu.org/post/our-nimble-lass-cincinnati-magazines-fascinating-story-local-1930s-burlesque-performer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>She was a local girl with big dreams who found a career in burlesque. After being alerted to an intriguing item for sale on eBay, a “1930's stripper/dancer scrapbook –in Cincinnati,” the editors at <strong>C<a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com">incinnati Magazine</a></strong> pounced, bought the scrapbook, and went in search of the owner'’s story- Erma Kunkel, known as “<a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/features/2014/06/26/our-nimble-lass"><strong>Ermaine</strong></a><a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/features/2014/06/26/our-nimble-lass"><strong>, the Platinum-Haired Dansuese”</strong></a> in the 1930's’ world of burlesque. <a href="https://twitter.com/CincinnatiMag"><strong>Cincinnati Magazine</strong></a> Deputy Editor <a href="https://twitter.com/AB_Walters"><strong>Amanda Boyd Walters</strong></a> and Senior Editor <strong>RJ Smith</strong> talk with us about the unusual tale of a girl from Over-the-Rhine turned personality dancer.”</p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:00:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 29306 at http://wvxu.org Our Nimble Lass - Cincinnati Magazine's fascinating story of a local 1930's burlesque performer 35 Years of The Beast at King's Island http://wvxu.org/post/35-years-beast-kings-island <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>At one-and-a-half miles long, <strong>The Beast</strong> at <strong>Kings Island</strong> is the world'’s longest wooden roller coaster and is typically cited as one of the top coasters in the world. It opened in 1979 - and to mark its 35th anniversary and nearly 49 million rides - freelance writer <a href="https://twitter.com/LisaKMurtha"><strong>Lisa Murtha</strong></a> put together <a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/features/2014/05/29/screeeeeeam"><strong>Screeeeeeam!</strong></a>, an oral history of The Beast, for the June issue of <a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com"><strong>Cincinnati Magazine</strong></a>. She joins us along with roller coaster enthusiast <strong>Carl Eichelman</strong>, who holds the record for the most rides on The Beast (he stopped counting at 4,400), to share the story of the coaster that has entertained and thrilled millions.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27899 at http://wvxu.org 35 Years of The Beast at King's Island Beard House Dinner During Cincy in NYC http://wvxu.org/post/beard-house-dinner-during-cincy-nyc <p></p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 26570 at http://wvxu.org Beard House Dinner During Cincy in NYC Ten Best New Restaurants - Cincinnati Magazine http://wvxu.org/post/ten-best-new-restaurants-cincinnati-magazine <p>Cincinnati has always been able to boast about its restaurants, there has always been somewhere great to eat, whether you wanted steak and potatoes or something a bit more daring. But so many new and exciting restaurants have opened up recently, it’s going to be a challenge to decide which to try first. The March issue of <a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Magazine</a> can help guide you in the right direction, with their cover article, “The Best New Restaurants 2014.” Cincinnati Magazine Dining Editor Joanne Drilling joins us to explore the <a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/bestrestaurants/category/best-new-restaurants-2014" target="_blank">ten best new restaurants</a> in town. Which one would top your list?</p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 24206 at http://wvxu.org Ten Best New Restaurants - Cincinnati Magazine Cincinnati Magazine: How Cincy Are You? http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-magazine-how-cincy-are-you <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>You might be a native, or maybe you just moved here, but, really, just <a href="http://www.cincinnatimagazine.com/howcincyareyou/" target="_blank">“How Cincy Are You?”</a> &nbsp;For their February issue the folks Cincinnati Magazine put together several quizzes you can take to determine your Cincinnati-ousness, along with helpful hints on everything from how to run the Flying Pig to how to remove a chili stain. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 22806 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Magazine: How Cincy Are You?