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6 Things To Do This Weekend In Cincy

6. Western & Southern Open

Photo via Western & Southern Open Facebook page

Photo via Western & Southern Open Facebook page

Cincinnati is home to the final Tennis Masters event before the US Open hits NYC. The quarterfinals in the men’s bracket include big names like Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Tommy Robredo (who just beat Novak Djokovic), and David Ferrer. The women’s draw still has heavyweights: Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, and Caroline Wozniack all still vying for the title.

Quarterfinals are today, semis are Saturday, and the finals for men’s/women’s/and doubles concludes the tourney on Sunday.

5. Cincinnati Restaurant Week

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Cincinnati Restaurant Week gives locals a chance to maybe get out of their food comfort zones, whether it be taste or price-wise, by offering a wide variety of local restaurants at reasonable prices for all to try. The goal is to build awareness and enhance the downtown dining and entertainment experience for customers.

Here is the full list with prices of restaurants participating:

 Arnold’s Bar and Grill$35 for 2 

 Boi Na Braza– $35 per person 

 Campanello’s  – $35 for 2 

 Crave – $35 per person

 Istanbul Cafe  – $35 for 2 

 Jack Binion’s Steak – $35 per person

 Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse – $35 per person

 Jimmy G’s – $35 per person

 Margaritaville  – $35 for 2 

 McCormick & Schmick’s – $35 per person

 Metropole – $35 per person

 Moerlein Lager House – $35 per person

 Morton’s the Steakhouse – $35 per person

 Mynt  – $35 for 2 

 Nicholson’s – $35 per person

 Nicola’s – $35 per person

 Orchids at Palm Court – $35 per person

 Palomino – $35 per person

 The Presidents Room – The Phoenix – $35 per person

Prime 47 – $35 per person

 Ruth’s Chris – $35 per person

 Scotti’s Italian Restaurant – $35 for 2 

 The Palace at the Cincinnatian Hotel – $35 per person

 Trattoria Roma – $35 per person

 Via Vite Italian Bistro – $35 per person

 Washington Platform Saloon & Restaurant  – $35 for 2 

 Zula Restaurant & Wine Bar – $35 per person

For more info go to http://www.dodowntowncincinnati.com  

4. Boston with special guest Survivor @ The Horseshoe Casino. Sunday at 8 PM


Boston are responsible for hits such as “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” and “Smokin’,” rock staples that are still in heavy rotation today. With over 31 million albums sold to date, their music has stood the test of time, as evidenced by live BOSTON audiences that span generations.

3. David Gray with special guest David Kitt @ Riverbend Saturday at 8 PM


David Gray is a grammy nominated artist and he just released his highly anticipated tenth studio album, Mutineers. He comes to Riverbend this weekend with special guests David Kitt. Some of his hits included “A Moment Changes Everything” and  “Babylon.”

2. Cincinnati Bengals vs. New York Jets @ Paul Brown Stadium Saturday at 7 PM

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Week 2 of the preseason brings the New York Jets to face the Bengals Saturday night at Paul Brown Stadium. With one more week into the preseason that means two things. 1) Starters are more likely to get longer playing time, which is what all fans want. 2) It just means we’re one week closer to the season opener for some good old fashion regular season football.

1. Drake & Lil Wayne @ Riverbend Friday at 7 PM (doors open at 5:30)


Two of the hottest artist on the planet right now are going to be in Cincinnati tonight! Less than 24 hours ago Lil Wayne announced that his latest album, The Carter V, will be released this fall. Chances of him rapping tracks off his latest album definitely have to be high. Don’t miss one of the hottest shows of the summer. It was crazy when Beyonce and Jay-Z came to down, and it’s sure to be even bigger with the YMCM crew.




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