Saturday, May 7, 2011

Heart of the Art: Shepard Fairey murals revisited

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Several Cincy-area Shepard Fairey murals survive vandals' paint brush.

Several vandals have taken paint and paintbrush to cover some of Cincinnati's Shepard Fairey murals. So, in honor of those murals stricken by masked painters, here's a ditty via Edie's novice video talents:

Monday, May 2, 2011

A Cincinnati Sunday: Welcome to a bit of my world

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On a recent Sunday, I took my trusty digital Nikon out for a tour of downtown Cincy. Fountain Square is the heart of my fair city and central to where art deco embraces a business district sprinkled with urban delights. Because of your continued interest in, here's a sneak peek of downtown Cincy courtesy of my walk-about photos. Peace & Love!

Pig-ticipants hightail it in 'Flying Pig' marathon

Piggy in a pink pen.
Marathon pig-ticipants.
A piggy at the Pasta Pig-out.
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This year's Flying Pig Marathon pulled in a field of more than 30,000 piggly, wiggly runners and walkers from across the country. Since it began 13 years ago, the annual event has raised more than $8.5 million for charities. Cincy dwellers David Riddle and Kerry Lee both hightailed it to second place wins in both the men and women's divisions.

Men's Division
1st: Kieran O’Connor, 24, New York City hogtied the top spot.
2nd: Cincy Dweller David Riddle, 29, hightailed it to second place.
3rd: Rob Morwood, 36, of Otterbein, Ohio, squealed into third.
Women’s Division
First:: Amy McDonaugh, 34, of Irmo, South Carolina
Second: Kerry Lee, 36, of Cincinnati 
Third: Carrie Kutzli, 25, of Grand Rapids, Michigan

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