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Ohio filmmakers win Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

A documentary, filmed in Dayton and produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, won an Oscar Sunday night for Best Documentary.

  VIDEO: Penguin chicks take first swim lessons at Cincinnati Zoo

  Be one of the first to ride Orion, Kings Island’s new giga coaster

Fiona T-shirts to help Australia now on sale days before the hippo’s 3rd birthday

Owner says anonymous businessperson has paid off The Farm’s IRS debt

Alicia Keys, Nickelback and Hall & Oates concert tours to stop in Cincinnati

Time to celebrate Fiona’s third birthday!

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  Owner hopes to save ‘The Farm’ from auction block

  Bloom & Grow begins Saturday at Krohn Conservatory

Special Brutus Buckeye bobblehead released on National Bobblehead Day

City reaches agreement to keep Sky Galley restaurant open

Cincinnati police go snow tubing at Snow Banks at The Banks

New Year, new channels to watch from FOX19 NOW

  Doscher’s Candy Company remains family owned business 148 years later

Doscher's Candy Company made the first candy canes in the United States almost 150 years ago

Cincinnati Zoo polar bear turns 30; baby could be on the way

Little One turned 30 Friday, and his offspring could be on the way, according to zoo officials.

PNC Festival of Lights voted No. 1 zoo light display in country

The Cincinnati Zoo's seasonal light display also took the top spot in the same USA Today poll in 2018.

Cincinnati Zoo holds Fiona Christmas book signing

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is celebrating the holiday season with a Fiona Christmas book signing and Christmas adventure for all ages Thursday.

  Entertainment district allowing alcohol on sidewalks opens in NKY

Cincinnati Zoo announces baby giraffe’s gender

  Baby giraffe introduced to giraffe friends for first time at Cincinnati Zoo

Free streetcar rides available Saturdays during holiday season

Tickets for Billy Joel concert at GABP on sale

  PNC Festival of Lights opens at Cincinnati Zoo this weekend

  Holiday Events underway this weekend in Cincinnati

Friday morning marked 47 days until Christmas, but Cincinnati is already in the holiday spirit.

  New ‘Shipwreck’ exhibit coming to Newport Aquarium

Newport Aquarium officials announced ‘Shipwreck: Realm of the Eels’ will be opening in Spring 2020.

  VIDEO: Sleepover! Cincinnati Zoo cheetah cub Kris and puppy pal Remus enjoy overnight play date

The dynamic duo could not be more adorable.

  Macy’s holiday tree arrives at Fountain Square

There are about 50 days left, but it is starting to look a little more like Christmas on Fountain Square.

Christmas Nights of Lights returns to Coney Island

Coney Island brings back the family favorite Christmas Nights of Lights with a special flip of the switch from a local veteran on Friday, Nov. 8.

  Winter season takes shape around Tri-State with events

Friday began the first day of November and also the first day of the winter season for multiple events around the Tri-State.

Cincinnati Ballet unveils plans for $30M move to Walnut Hills

'This is a huge step forward for Cincinnati Ballet,' Victoria Morgan says

From the FOX19 archives: Night of the Living Ghoul

Dick Von Hoene brought The Cool Ghoul to FOX19 back in 1969. His final special with FOX19 aired on Halloween 2003 called “Night of the Living Ghoul”.

  U.S.S. Nightmare offers haunting fun for Halloween

The haunted ship is open Wednesdays through Sundays until Nov. 2.

  Newport Aquarium welcomes baby gators, announces ticket deal

The baby gators are just six inches long now, but will grow up fast.

Today’s the day to rescan: Here’s what you need to know

If you use an antenna to watch FOX19 NOW, you’ll need to rescan your TV’s on Friday at 10 a.m.

Vortex coaster to give its 46 millionth ride days before closing for good

It's the 7th most ridden ride of all time at Kings Island

Council to vote on major changes to Fountain Square

The proposal would add a permanent stage while eliminating the Walnut Street breezeway.

  Roebling Bridge to light up the sky for BLINK

Not only will the bridge have hundreds of special lights, but a unique soundtrack will bring the bridge to life as it connect Cincinnati and Covington in what organizers call our future city.

Free photography walks offered at BLINK

Photographers, students, and anyone interested in learning about photography can walk along the streets of downtown Cincinnati Thursday and Friday for free photo walks of Blink.

Fire Alert issued for Hamilton County parks

Officials say the extremely dry conditions increase the risk of accidental fire.

  Keeping Cincinnati Beautiful ahead of BLINK

Close to 400 Cincinnati Bell employees, including the chief executive officer, will meet at Washington Park Friday morning to help clean up the city

FC Cincinnati begins selling suites in its West End Stadium

$10,000 will get you the chance to reserve your suite ahead of the stadium's 2021 debut.

OTR’s new steakhouse pays tribute to Cincinnati’s origins

Its name comes from Cincinnati's first days as a city.

  Council says no to music venue at The Banks

A Cincinnati City Council vote killed a deal to build a music venue at The Banks, even if that's not exactly what the motion being voted on said.

  ‘How to BLINK’: Tips on how to navigate event

Tips on the best ways to navigate and enjoy the event they call Cincinnati’s homegrown art, light, and culture event.

Ohio Renaissance Festival performer breaks Guinness World Record

Casey Martin of the performing duo the KamiKaze FireFlies broke her own world record for the most flaming hula hoops on the body

Cincinnati Zoo raising funds for new project with personalized pavers

The expanded space will include a tree-top adventure course, a kangaroo walkabout, a beer garden, and a new penguin habitat.

  Destination Moon: Apollo 11 Mission now open at Cincinnati Museum Center

Guests can explore and see artifacts from the mission on loan from the National Air and Space Museum.

PHOTOS: Masked Singer Viewing Party

Masked Singer Viewing Party

  BLINK: More than 40 locations in downtown, NKY

The inaugural event in 2017 spanned 20 blocks and was experienced by more than 1 million visitors, the largest gathering of people ever Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.

Newport Aquarium finds boy who mailed $5 to help animals

His teacher recognized the writing on his letter

  Oktoberfest Zinzinnati: What you didn’t know about its history

The inspiration for Cincinnati's Oktoberfest tradition can be traced back to 19th-century Munich, when the original festival began.

  Winery to raise money for breast cancer at ‘Pink Toad Party’

Hundreds of people will gather Saturday evening in Hamilton to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Road closures and where to park for Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

The annual Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is this weekend and thousands of people are expected to celebrate the annual cultural German festival.

  Kings Island’s Halloween Haunt returns for its 13th season

The event runs Friday and Saturday nights from September 20 through October 26.

  Oktoberfest Zinzinnati: Everything you need to know

Three days of German food, beer, music and the World’s Largest Chicken Dance are kicking off earlier this year at 11 a.m. Friday

  Oktoberfest Zinzinnati Running of the Wieners held downtown

“Maple” was crowned 2019′s queen wiener in the final heat competing against all other race wieners — winners, we mean.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is expanding ‘World’s Largest Chicken Dance’

The ‘World’s Largest Chicken Dance’ is expanding to all nine stages throughout Oktoberfest Zinzinnati

  Visitors fighting to keep rides at Coney Island

Five petitions are circulating online fighting to keep the rides at Coney Island Amusement Park.

Coney Island to remove all amusement park rides to focus on water park

The final day for guests to ride the park’s rides will be Saturday, Sept. 21 following the annual Fire Up the Night event.

Tenants of The Banks entertainment district to Mayor Cranley: We support new concert venue

In a letter to Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley, the group says the venue will attract artists that appeal to 21 to 35-year-olds which could bring a new audience to The Banks and increase business.

US Coast Guard issues safety zone on Ohio River for Riverfest 2019

The safety zone which will result in a temporary river closure to all vessel traffic from mile marker 469.2 (slightly upstream from the I-471 “Big Mac” bridge) to mile marker 470.5 (Roebling Suspension Bridge) on the Ohio River from 7 p.m. Sunday until 10 p.m.

BLINK announces muralists, projection mapping artists for 2019 event

Event officials reveaedl the muralists and projection mapping artists featured at this year's art festival.

Watch Riverfest from high in the sky aboard the SkyStar Wheel

Reservations are now being accepted online for the SkyStar BOOM experience on Sunday, Sept. 1.

Police: No bags, purses at Dayton event hosted by Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle will host a free benefit concert this Sunday, Aug. 25 in Dayton’s Oregon District. The “Gem City Shine” Block Party will take place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Kings Island supports local business for construction of new coaster

Clermont Steel Fabricators has already begun bringing parts to the park for Orion, Kings Island's giga coaster set to open spring 2020.

  FOX19 NOW’s own daredevils rappel the Westin hotel

The fun was to preview the 3rd Annual Over the Edge fundraiser that will be held Friday at noon by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cincinnati.

Newport’s SkyWheel to break ground in September

SkyWheel will be 235 feet high compared to the 150 foot SkyStar wheel that currently sits on the Ohio side of the river in Cincinnati.

31st Annual Black Family Reunion this weekend

Events run Friday through Sunday and include a prayer breakfast, job fair, boxing tournament, live music and food

Teller’s of Hyde Park closing at end of August

They say it’s been an honor to serve the Hyde Park and Cincinnati community for the past 25 years.

  ‘Clues’ about Kings Island’s new addition to the park in 2019

The official announcement is not happening until Thursday morning but we already have some clues about Kings Island’s new addition for 2019.

Coney Island ends Fall-O-Ween Festival

On Wednesday, Coney Island announced that its Fall-O-Ween Festival will not return for the 2019 season.

‘We will have security everywhere.’ Filming for ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ coming to Middletown

Director Ron Howard will be in town the first week of August filming “Hillbilly Elegy” in Middletown.

Chef Jean-Robert opening Frenchie Fresh in Warren County

It's expected to open later this summer at Deerfield Towne Center

The Belle of Cincinnati to take on 2 riverboats in race next week

It was announced Thursday that the American Queen will join the Belle of Cincinnati and the American Duchess on Monday, July 15.

Find $2K hidden throughout Cincinnati during Breakout Games

Coming to Cincinnati on Thursday, July 11, to give away a total of $2,000 in cash as part of its second annual tour of Treasure Hunts.

Riverboat race to take place in Cincinnati next week

The Belle of Cincinnati will take on the American Duchess in a race up the Ohio River next week.

SkyStar wheel becomes permanent part of Cincinnati skyline

Fan-favorite attraction The Skystar Wheel is sticking around The Banks for good, they say.

LIST: Check out these 4th of July fireworks celebrations happening in Cincinnati this week

Celebrate the red, white and blue with these Independence Day fireworks shows in the Tri-State

Cincinnati ranks among cities with the most craft breweries

It’s no secret that the craft beer industry has been booming in America - especially in the Queen City.

  Summerfair Cincinnati at Coney Island is back for its 52nd year

More than 300 artists and craftspeople from across the country are exhibiting and selling works ranging from ceramics and sculptures to painting and photography.

Coney Island to host Battle of the Brews

Coney Island play host to a “Brew-off” between 10 Ohio-based breweries on Friday, May 17.