The Hepcats of Room 43

One of Miles Davis’ solos was like a “religious experience.” “It was the best thing that ever happened to me,” he confides, “better than sex, better than any drug I ever took.” With that he finishes his cigarette and heads inside.

First Movement

Inside the United Church of Hyde Park, sloping arabesque pillars frame the altar where Cincinnati chamber folk outfit The Happy Maladies are preparing for soundcheck.

Java jams

The Coffee Alley, just opened this past December, is the newest addition to the cluster of restaurants and businesses at the intersection of Racine and Taylor. It’s a slick space.

The Pullman punk ethic

Amongst the terraced houses of Pullman, sits the home of the Cooperation Operation, or, more colloquially, the “Co-op Op,” a fledgling urban farm and activist group currently in the process of becoming a 501(c)(3). On Saturday night, the group hosted…