HUNDREDS OF PETRIFIED BODIES

Check out this is a creepy, intriguing piece that was published in the January 31, 1892 edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer. I'd love more info on this story but have been unable to locate anything further. A bit of history- St. Mary Catholic Cemetery is located in the St. Bernard area of Cincinnati and dates…

THE LEGEND OF MANSON AND THE CITY VIEW TAVERN

I spent some time exploring City View Tavern last night. It's a cozy little bar with, not surprisingly, a nice view of the city. But the really cool thing about the place is it's association with Charles Manson. As a matter of fact, City View appears on the list "10 Bars and Restaurants Made Famous…

LOOKING FOR THE MAN IN A DARK BLUE SUIT

Looking forward to my first Murder Mystery Dinner tonight at Cincinnati's iconic Memorial Hall I've wanted to attend one of these murder mystery parties since I first heard about them in the late 80's and I finally got around to it. Took me long enough! Memorial Hall was built in 1908 and has quite a bit…

CARRIE NATION’S DIVINE ORDINATION

We all know about Lizzy Borden and the horrific results of her axe wielding but how many of you have heard of another axe afficianado (much less lethal) named Carrie Amelia Nation? Carrie was born in Garrard County, Kentucky on November 25, 1846 and was a radical leader of the temperance movement, which was an…