Washington Park Fountain Will Have Interactive Music Feature: high-tech craziness is coming to Over-the-Rhine’s Washington Park.

Northside Map of Awesomeness: my friend Chris is behind this awesomeness.

Scenic Clifton Mill for the Holidays: an update on the annual Christmas display at the Clifton Mill.

NYC Misses Me Like Earl: 5chw4r7z opines about the High Line.

Idea Hatchery Brings Small Businesses Out of Their Shells: a cool project in Nashville.

Michigan to Wisconsin: Don’t Steal Our Mitten: “Wisconsin is the left mitten. Michigan is the right mitten. Even children know that one mitten doesn’t cut it when it comes to Midwest winters.” True dat.

The United States of Shame Chart: Ohio is the “nerdiest state claim based on highest number of library visits per capita (6.9),” which actually seems like a point of pride to me.


Blacksmith, Established 1830

Blacksmith, Established 1830

Even a city girl occasionally finds herself out in the country, in this case, brunch at the Historic Clifton Mill in Clifton, OH. This sign is right across the street from the mill and, for a split second, I contemplated the potential joy of living in this building, until I realized that I’m too much for an urbanite for this kind of life.