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News from Downtown - 05.13.20

While you may think of Graeter’s as your hometown ice cream go-to spot, local ice cream parlor Hello Honey has also been a longtime favorite of those living and working in Downtown Cincinnati. Located at 633 Vine Street, Hello Honey offers unique, delicious ice cream flavors like Bourbon Honey Pecan, Honey Lavender, and Thai Iced Tea, just to name a few. They also have tasty vegan options like Cookies & Cream. To read more about owners Brian and Nitima Nicely and how they’ve kept the business going during COVID-19, check out an article from Cincinnati Magazine here. The next time you’re on Vine Street, stop in for a treat.

I hope you’ve had a chance to visit Washington Park during one of these lovely spring days. There’s a lot of new, fun programming happening at the park, with something for everyone. Discover a new favorite local jazz band on Mondays at the Jazz at the Memo series or catch a Pop Up Concert on Thursdays and Sundays. Need some fun exercise options? Join a session of Workout on the Green. Don’t forget to attend an upcoming City Flea, a curated flea market a wide variety of handmade items, vintage clothing, furniture and much more. Or just enjoy a drink on the Porch presented by PPG Paints. Washington Park remains a perfect oasis located in the heart of the urban core, and now’s the perfect time to enjoy it.

See the latest exhibition at the Weston Art Gallery next to the Aronoff Center at the opening reception this Saturday from 2-4 p.m. This new show, Material Message: Photographs of Fabric, features several photographers based throughout the Midwest, all using fabric to tell stories around various themes, from femininity to family relationships and the chaos found in everyday life. Reservations are required for the reception, which can be made by contacting Dennis Harrington at dharrington@cincinnatiarts.org. The exhibition runs through June 26.

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