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Cincinnati’s first jazz bandleader, Harry Spindler, eventually became the city’s go-to expert on collecting and selling exotic animals.
From the mid-1950s into the 1960s, sonic booms were an amazing and annoying regular occurrence in Cincinnati skies.
The infamous Noodle Factory saloon brought in a clientele interested in one of two pastimes: fisticuffs or watching fisticuffs.
Cincinnati Post columnist Alfred “Cincinnatus” Segal used his column to critique Judge Dennis Ryan's rulings, sometimes approvingly, more often critically.
In the early 1900s, soubrettes were characteristically flirtatious, and local newspapers considered the showgirls approximately equivalent to prostitutes.
There is no question that John M. Withrow was a big wheel in Cincinnati. But he met his match when he picked a fight with the city’s German pretzel bakers.
Powhatan Beaty, an African-American Civil War war hero, was a man of many talents, including Shakespeare.
Cincinnati residents had a hard time kicking the habit when alcohol manufacturing and sales became illegal 100 years ago.