Oktoberfest Zinzinnati http://wvxu.org en Oktoberfest road closures http://wvxu.org/post/oktoberfest-road-closures-0 <p>As you're donning your lederhosen and getting ready to head&nbsp; to Oktoberfest Zinzinnati keep in mind there will be some road closures and parking changes.<br><br><strong>These streets are now closed until 5 a.m. Monday:</strong></p><ul><li>Fifth Street between Vine and Sentinel</li><li>Walnut between Fourth and Sixth</li><li>Main Street between Fourth and Sixth</li><li>Sycamore between Fourth and Sixth</li><li>Broadway between Fourth and Sixth</li></ul><p>Broadway will be temporarily converted from one-way to two-way between Seventh and Sixth Streets.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:58:11 +0000 Mark Heyne 17563 at http://wvxu.org Star Trek actor to lead Oktoberfest chicken dance http://wvxu.org/post/star-trek-actor-lead-oktoberfest-chicken-dance <p>We now know who'll be leading the chicken dance at next month's Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. &nbsp;<br><br>The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce announced Monday actor George Takei will be the event's grand marshal and will lead the Saturday dance.<br><br>“Who famously played Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series and six movies that followed,” said Chamber Vice President Patrick Sheeran.&nbsp; “George continues to be extremely active and popular decades after the show went to syndication.”<br><br>Takei is also taking part in performances that weekend with the Cincinnati Pops. &nbsp;<br> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:35:14 +0000 Jay Hanselman 16330 at http://wvxu.org Star Trek actor to lead Oktoberfest chicken dance Oktoberfest road closures http://wvxu.org/post/oktoberfest-road-closures <p>Fifth Street closes Friday night at 6pm to make way for <a href="http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/okthome.aspx?menu_id=256&amp;id=13801" target="_blank">Oktoberfest Zinzinnati</a>. Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:19:15 +0000 Tana Weingartner 4240 at http://wvxu.org Oktoberfest road closures 37th Oktoberfeset Zinzinnati is this weekend http://wvxu.org/post/37th-oktoberfeset-zinzinnati-weekend <P>The 37th annual Oktoberfest Zinzinnati begins this weekend.&nbsp; The event billed as the 2nd largest Oktoberfest in the world, only behind the original in Munich, Germany is expected to draw a half million people.</P> <P>Spokesman Chris Kemper says this year for the first time there will be a live Glockenspiel or clock tower at the East end of the event, with celebrities and dancers coming out every hour to ring the bell and mark each hour of the event.&nbsp;</P> <P>The world's largest chicken dance will also be performed at Oktoberfest this year.&nbsp; Former Reds Pitcher Tom Browning w Wed, 19 Sep 2012 16:19:34 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 4139 at http://wvxu.org 37th Oktoberfeset Zinzinnati is this weekend