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Former FOX19 weatherman, local DJ Pat Barry dies at 69

Barry was hired by FOX19 in 1995 and worked as the first weather anchor and later co-host for the new “19 in the Morning” news.

Cincinnati Pride cancels in-person parade, festival

2 endangered tiger cubs born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

  Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark hosting an at-home version this Friday.

  Fiona is about to turn 4: Here are some of our favorite moments

Q-Kidz, Cincinnati dance team hosts virtual fundraiser

Enjoy discounted Cincinnati Zoo admission for Penguin Days

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  Space Gallery reopens at Cincinnati Museum Center

You can now take a trip to space without even leaving the Tri-State.

Coronavirus is changing Oktoberfest Zinzinnati this year

'Along with beer and brats, we know you crave connectivity. That’s why we innovated to create a unique celebration for 2020'

  Cincinnati Zoo’s Roo Valley opens to the public

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Roo Valley is open to the public.

Cincinnati Zoo’s Roo Valley opens next week

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will be hoppin’ next week when Roo Valley opens on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

  Cincinnati Museum Center reopens

  Cincinnati Reds to light up the night sky with drive in fireworks Coney Island

Live shows returning to Southgate House Revival

Garth Brooks reschedules Paul Brown Stadium concert

  WATCH: First-person POV video of Orion at Kings Island!

Fairfield announces plans for Red, White and KaBOOM

Taft Museum to reopen July 10

The Taft Museum of Art will open this summer for the first time since its temporary closure on March 13.

Despite COVID-19, the Hamilton County Fair will go on

The 165th Hamilton County Fair will be held August 13 – 16 2020.

Garth Brooks postpones Paul Brown Stadium concert

Brooks’ concert will be rescheduled at a date to be determined.

Y’alls Animal Farm contactless experience opens for second weekend

Experience animals and circus performances without leaving your car

Cincinnati Fringe Festival announces even bigger virtual lineup

Special events have been added to the 2020 virtual Cincinnati Fringe Festival lineup

Jimmy Buffett concert at Riverbend rescheduled

If you will not be able to use your tickets for the rescheduled show, you have some refund options

City council could consider open container district at the Banks

In Greater Cincinnati, both Lebanon and Bellevue have established DORAs.

Kentucky’s Ark Encounter will reopen June 8

Following Governor Beshear's new ruling, the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum will reopen with new safety protocols

City of Blue Ash cancels Red, White & Blue Ash

The City of Blue Ash announced the cancellation of Red, White & Blue Ash on July 4, 2020, at Summit Park.

Open-air box park featuring shops, eateries coming to Newport on the Levee

A colorful box park starring six local restaurants and retailers is coming soon to Newport on the Leve.

Panegyri Greek Festival canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

It was originally scheduled for June 26 - June 28.

Kings Island turns 48-years-old

When it first opened there were just over 60 attractions - now there are more than 100.

Bunbury canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus

Festival organizers say they don’t feel it would be safe to hold the annual event

  Cincinnati Zoo sharing its blooms despite closure

Some of the blooms will be delivered to hospitals and nursing homes.

  174 laid off, Cincinnati Zoo asks for financial help to feed & care for animals

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden says closure due to coronavirus has caused an "elephant-sized impact on operations".

FOX19 takes home honors in City Beat’s ‘Best of Cincinnati’ issue

FOX19 was also selected as Best Newscast by CityBeat readers.

Children’s Theater of Cincinnati Everywhere brings Casper, Sleeping Beauty to your living room

Casper the Friendly Musical, Sleeping Beauty and more coming right to you during Ohio's stay-at-home order.

  Kings Island delays park opening

Park officials say it is their hope to open the park by mid-May or as soon thereafter as possible.

  Cincinnati Zoo to close as precaution against coronavirus

The zoo will remain closed until further notice.

  3,000 runners participate in Bockfest’s 5K race

Three thousand runners participated in Saturday’s 5K race at Bockfest in Over-the-Rhine.

NKY roller rink closing its doors after more than 60 years

RECA Roller Rink in Alexandria is holding a ‘One Last Roll’ event on Sunday.

  2020/21 season of Broadway in Cincinnati announced

Hamilton and Frozen headline the list of Broadway shows coming to Cincinnati in 2020 and 2021.

VIDEO: Kings Island’s newest coaster makes first test run

The ride traverses more than 5,300 feet of track at speeds up to 91 mph. Yikes.

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.

  Newport Aquarium octopus Davy Jones makes her Super Bowl pick!

Come for the prediction, stay for the cool octopus facts.

Bruce Willis filming new movie in Cincinnati

On Thursday, Film Cincinnati announced a major motion picture starring Bruce Willis has begun filming in the Queen City.

  VIDEO: Penguin chicks take first swim lessons at Cincinnati Zoo

The chicks will get daily sessions in the water to perfect their swimming skills.

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

Kings Island’s tallest, fastest and longest steel coaster will make its debut on Saturday, April 11 but you don’t have to wait that long to ride Orion.

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

Net proceeds from sales of the shirt will go toward providing critical care and long-term recovery for suffering animals in Australia.

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

“The Farm” in Delhi has been holding banquets, company parties, dinner dances, and wedding receptions since 1940.

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

Nickelback and Hall & Oates will be performing at Riverbend Music Center. Alicia Keys will be at PNC Pavilion.

Time to celebrate Fiona’s third birthday!

The premature hippo weighed just 29 lbs. when she was born and now weighs in at 1,300 pounds.

  Owner hopes to save ‘The Farm’ from auction block

“The Farm” in Delhi has been holding banquets, company parties, dinner dances, and wedding receptions since 1940.

  Bloom & Grow begins Saturday at Krohn Conservatory

At Bloom and Grow at Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park, you can escape the dreary weather outside and come into a tropical oasis.

Special Brutus Buckeye bobblehead released on National Bobblehead Day

It is part of a group of bobbleheads being released Tuesday by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.

City reaches agreement to keep Sky Galley restaurant open

The city had cancelled the beloved Lunken Airport restaurant's lease due to health safety concerns.

Cincinnati police go snow tubing at Snow Banks at The Banks

Cincinnati Police Bike Patrol took some time off their jobs to try out snow tubing at The Banks.

New Year, new channels to watch from FOX19 NOW

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, we’re adding some new channels for people who watch us by using an antenna.

  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

Visitors shopping or dining at the Bellevue Entertainment District can now openly carry alcoholic drinks while they walk outside along Fairfield Avenue.

Cincinnati Zoo announces baby giraffe’s gender

The zoo announced the news Wednesday evening.

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

The calf is just a few days old, but it's already one of the gang.

Free streetcar rides available Saturdays during holiday season

Riders can take the streetcar for free from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on every Saturday starting Nov. 30 through Dec. 21.

Tickets for Billy Joel concert at GABP on sale

Billy Joel is coming to Great American Ball Park for a concert in 2020.

  PNC Festival of Lights opens at Cincinnati Zoo this weekend

Everything that's opening, everything that's closing, and how the zoo saves on its electricity bill during the two-month event.

  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.