Winter Retail Therapy
Clever “Survival Tips” from Over-the-Rhine Merchants
For Immediate Release
Contact: Emilie Johnson
Cell: 513-703-8121 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cincinnati, OH (Jan. 31, 2014) Over-the-Rhine businesses have compiled some clever shopping and culinary tips to keep everyone energized and thoughts of warmer days seem not so far away. Listed below are new items customers will find in their shops, and menu items to keep you toasty warm. More information about these businesses can be found in the business directory on http://www.otrchamber.com. A link to this list also appears on our blog page: http://www.otrchamber.com/pages/Blog/
Try the Lobster Roll or the Sting Ray, a specialty drink.
Another Part of the Forest
10% off Blues and Classical vinyl
Art Beyond Boundaries
Find compelling original art by incredibly talented local artists, Mary Barr Rhodes, Will Wiley, Jeremy Lewis and many more.
Below Zero Lounge
Sip on an Irish Coffee with Boru Irish Vodka.
Their Aztec Spiced Mocha has luscious chocolate, invigorating spices, special espresso blend and creamy steamed milk. It’s topped with whip cream and a dash of freshly ground cinnamon. Also, try the new Berry & Flaxseed Muffin.
Mint green Maxi dresses that would brighten up anyone’s day!
Fiberge Yarn Shop
Find new locally hand dyed yarn and roving.
Market Wines’ Chili Cook-Off recipe: Find all of the ingredients to make this chili at Findlay Market. Click here for the recipe. Try Mimi’s Gourmet Eggrolls & Curry, Drinking Hot Chocolate from Dojo Gelato, or pho from Pho Lang Thang.
Try the Bison Chili made with local bison, or the Pompeii Brussels Sprout Slaw made with raw, thinly shaved Brussel sprouts, whole roasted garlic cloves, sun dried tomato and kalamata olives to keep you healthy!
Iris Book Café
Settle in with a steamy chai and a bowl of chili chorizo or vegan chili; keep your to-go drinks warm all day in an OTR/Iris logo Klean Kanteen. Plus, get a complimentary cafe cap with Kanteen purchase!
Chase away winter blues with vintage fur coats and cashmere sweaters from Mannequin!
Park + Vine
Uplifting Kombucha Kits. Feel the lift. Make your own kombucha with Oregon Kombucha starter kits. Try the Spring Craft Beers from Deschutes Brewery now available at Park + Vine (Black Butte, Porter, Inversion IPA, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Red Chair NWPA)
Rock Paper Scissors
Enjoy “The Cincinnati Sound,” a compilation of local music guaranteed to get you dancing (or at the very least put an extra bounce in your step); or, start a new journal or art project with locally made (and brightly colored!) journals and sketchbooks.
Rookwood Pottery Co.
New Spring colors now at Rookwood Pottery in their new shop on Jackson Street, enter from Twelfth and Vine parking lot.
Steam Whistle Letterpress and Design LLC
Have you seen The Cincinnati Streetcard? Can’t wait 3 more years for the streetcar to start running? Scratch that itch with their pop-out paper postcard! Letterpress-printed Valentines are now available too. True love never goes out of style, handmade right here on Main Street OTR.
Discover three new styles in the softest organic cotton tees from Los Angeles brand Groceries, plus loads of new dress styles perfect for Valentine’s date night.
Symphony Hotel and Restaurant
Try the new martini “Lost in OTR” with Crown Royal, Kahlua, Cherry Juice & a splash of root beer! Plus, Sunday brunches at the Symphony Hotel are a must try.
Taste of Belgium
Try the brand new Belgian Corndog (merguez – spicy lamb sausage, sweet batter, whole grain mustard and curry ketchup), or the new popular Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Enjoy their beer cheese now offered on the lunch menu, plus their crêpe bar is now open all day long, so people can savory crêpes for $7. Even more, Taste of Belgium OTR has a new sign, new menu, and new plate ware to start the new year with a bang.
Curl up with an Arcadia local history book! Special price $3 off.