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Streetcar Grand Opening Weekend

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Scroll through the list of special offers good for grand opening weekend only!


OVER-THE-RHINE BARS & RESTAURANTS

Below Zero Lounge
1122 Walnut St.
www.belowzerolounge.com
Fri: 4pm-2 am; Sat: 1pm-2 am; Sun: 1pm-2am
Upgrade your drink at Happy Hour to next level; themed drinks

Che
1342 Walnut St.
www.Checincinnati.com
Fri: 11am-2:30 am; Sat: 11am-2:30 am; Sun: 11am- 12am
Empanada and meat feast

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company
1621 Moore St.
www.facebook.com/christianmoerlein
Fri: 4pm-12am; Sat: 12pm-12am; Sun: 12-6pm
The brewers of Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. have created a new beer called the Moerlein Connector IPA to mark the Grand Opening of the Cincinnati Bell Connector on September 9. The beer, along with a commemorative Connector pint glass, will be available as supplies last beginning September 9 at the Moerlein Lager House, 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, and the Christian Moerlein Malt House Tap Room, 1621 Moore Street, along with other establishments along the route of the streetcar. Free tours of brewery.


Coffee Emporium
110 East Central Parkway
www.Coffee-emporium.com
Fri: 6:30am - 8pm; Sat: 7am-8pm; Sun: 7am-8pm
Streetcar inspired coffee based drink

Drinkery
1150 Main St.
www.drinkotr.com
Fri: 4pm - 2am; Sat: 12:00pm - 2:00am; Sun: 12:00pm - 12:00am
On Sunday, as part of Second Sunday on Main, there will be multiple antique, vintage, record, clothing, art, oddities, gardening vendors taking part in the festivities as well as a DJ and live music

Gomez Salsa
107 E 12th St.
Friday: Food truck

Graeter’s
1401 Vine Street
www.graeters.com
OTR location: Fri: 11am-11pm; Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 11am-11pm
Special Streetcar Sundae

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson Street
www.knowtheatre.com
Fri: 6:30pm-midnight; Sat: 6:30pm-Midnight
$1 off drinks at Know Theatre's Underground Bar!

Japp’s Since 1879
1134 Main Street
www.facebook.com/Japps1879
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 2pm-2am
The entire cocktail list for the week with be themed with Streetcar named drinks and a special punch to anyone who mentions the streetcar. Live music on Friday and Saturday, and will have complimentary light bites by Bottle & Basket on Saturday.

Lachey’s
56 E. Twelfth Street
www.lacheys.com
Fri: 11am-2:30am; Sat: 11am-2:30am; Sun: 11am-12am
Mention the streetcar for a 15% discount

The Lackman
1237 Vine St.
www.lackmanbar.com
Fri: 3pm-2am; Sat: 12pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-2am
Bringing back the retro cocktail, The Streetcar, for $8

Low Spark
15 W. Fourteenth St.
www.lowsparkbar.com
Fri: 4pm-2:30am; Sat: 12pm-2:30am; Sun: 2pm-10pm
Mention the streetcar for a 15% discount

Nation Kitchen and Bar
1200 Broadway
www.nationkitchenandbar.com
Fri: 11am-2am; Sat: 10am-2am; Sun: 10am-12am
Mention the streetcar for $2 off any burger.

Neons Unplugged
208 E. Twelfth Street
www.Facebook.com/NeonsUnplugged
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 3pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-2am
Streetcar themed drink specials, live music.

Rhinegeist
1910 Elm St.
www.rhinegeist.com
Fri: 3pm-2am; Sat: 12pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-10pm
Friday: Streetcar Launch Party on rooftop with commemorative glass and $1 off when mention streetcar; commemorative tapping of Traction Cream Ale; live DJ; raffle to be entered to win streetcar passes.
September 9 to September 18: $1 off pint with proof of ride or pass.

rhinehaus
119 E 12th Street
www.rhinehausbar.com
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 9am-2am; Sun: 9am-12am
Mention the streetcar for $2 Hudy Delight draft or $3 Haus Rhino shots

Sundry and Vice
18 W. Thirteenth St.
www.sundryandvice.com
Fri: 4pm-2am; Sat: 12pm-2am; Sun: 12pm-12am
Mention the streetcar for 10% off. Streetcar-themed menu; live music on sidewalk; bartenders dressed in period streetcar conductor costumes

Taste of Belgium
1801 Race, 1135 Vine
www.authenticwaffle.com
Streetcar cookies for sale.

Vestry at the Transept
1205 Elm St.
Grillout on Patio: Noon-3pm, $3 Streetcar cocktail and $3 Select Streetcar Draft

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OVER-THE-RHINE SHOPPING

Another Part of the Forest
1333 Main St.
https://www.facebook.com/anotherpartoftheforest/?fref=ts
Fri: 12pm-8pm; Sat: 12pm-8pm; Sun: 12pm-8pm
10% off when you mention the streetcar

Artichoke
1824 Elm St. at Findlay Market
www.artichokeOTR.com
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 8am-5pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
10% off when you mention the streetcar.

Brezel
6 W. Fourteenth St.
www.brezelpower.com
Fri: 11am-9pm; Sat: 10am-9pm; Sun: 11am-6pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off

BRIDEface
2009 Elm St.
www.brideface.com
Fri: 11am-4pm; Sat: 11am-4pm; Sun: 12pm-4pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off merchandise; exclusive lip color called "Streetcar Strut"

Cincy Shirts
1435 Main St.
www.Cincyshirts.com
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Officially licensed streetcar merchandise

Daisy Mae’s Market
107 W. Elder St. (Findlay Market)
www.daisymaesmarket.com
Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off purchase

Design Lab
1401 Elm St
Fri & Sat: 15% Discount on all merchandise

Elm & Iron and Elm & Iron Loft
1326 Vine St. and 1411 Vine St.
www.elmandiron.com
Fri: 11am-8pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 11am-6pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off a single item

Featured
1344 Main St.
www.featuredOTR.com
Fri: 12pm-6pm; Sat: 11am-6pm; Sun: 12pm-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off your entire purchase.

Findlay Market
1801 Race St.
www.findlaymarket.org
Fri: 9am-6pm; Sat: 8am-6pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Select Findlay Market merchants offering 10% discount to streetcar riders
Various merchant samples and streetcar-themed food available all weekend long
OTR Biergarten, Eli's BBQ & Pho Lang Thang have all extended hours to 10pm on Friday & Saturday
Live Music in OTR Biergarten from 7-10pm on Friday & Saturday plus surprise entertainment!
http://www.findlaymarket.org/news/streetcar-opening-weekend
Samples from various merchants at both Findlay Market stops

Frameri
1419 Vine St.
www.frameri.com
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-7pm
Mention the streetcar for 20% off

Gia and the Blooms
114 E. Thirteenth St.
www.Giablooms.com
Fri: 11am- 6pm; Sat: 11am- 6pm; Sun: 1pm-4pm
Mention the streetcar for a free mini bouquet

Iris BookCafe and Gallery
1331 Main St.
www.facebook.com/Iris-BookCafe-and-Gallery-169729995076/?fref=ts
Fri: 8am-7pm; Sat: 9am-7pm; Sun: 10am-7pm
20% off all used books. "Streetcar named Iris" smoothie

Libby Boutique
1307 Main St.
www.shoplibby.com
Fri: 12-7pm; Sat: 12-8pm; Sun: 12-6pm
Mention the streetcar and receive free charm necklace with purchase over $50.

The Little Mahatma
1205 Vine St.
www.thelittlemahatma.com
Fri: 11am-9pm; Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun: 11am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 20% discount on all earrings

Lucca Laser Workshop
1342 Main St.
www.LuccaWorkshop.com
Fri: 12-8pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 11am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off

Macaron Bar
1206 Main St.
www.macaron-bar.com
Fri: 10am-10pm; Sat: 9am-10pm; Sun: 10am-6pm
Custom flavor and custom box for the streetcar opening. Mention the streetcar for 25% off.

Mannequin Boutique
1311 Main St.
www.Mannequin Boutique.com
Fri: 12-7pm; Sat: 12-7pm; Sun: 12-4pm
Mannequin Boutique on Main will be open, but we are also having a HUGE BLOWOUT sale at our Warehouse at the former Grammer’s Restaurant at the corner of Liberty and Walnut (warehouse hours are F-Sun 10-5pm).

Market Wines
128 W. Elder St., Findlay Market
Fri: 9am-7:30pm; Sat: 8am-7pm; Sun: 10am-7pm
Special Fri. wine tasting from 4 to 7 p.m. Sample four wines for $7.

MiCA 12/v
1201 Vine Street
www.shopmica.com
Fri: 10am-9pm; Sat: 10am-9pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 20% discount

Park + Vine
1202 Main St.
www.facebook.com/ParkandVine
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
Sample products from vendors featured at Park + Vine, enter drawings for gear to enhance your future rides on Cincinnati Bell Connector.

Piston Society
1428 Race St.
http://www.PistonSociety.com/
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 10am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for a 10% discount on any motorcycle gear in the store. Free snacks and sodas.

Righno
1417 Vine St.
www.righno.com
Fri: 11am-9pm; Sat: 11am-9pm; Sun: 12pm-7pm
Mention the streetcar to save 20% OFF of full priced items

The Rookwood Pottery Company Store
1209 Jackson St. and 1920 Race St.
www.rookwoodpottery.com
Jackson St. Fri: 10am-8pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 10am-4pm
Race St. Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am – 4pm; Sun: Closed
Purchase a commemorative coaster.

Second Sunday on Main
12th to Liberty on Main St.
www.facebook.com/OTRSSOM/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf
Sun: 12pm-5pm
Main Street OTR's block festival is excited to welcome the Cincinnati Bell Connector. We will greet you at the 12th and Main stop with local music, food trucks, local vendors, and specials from the great merchants.

Spruce Nail Shop
1235 Vine St.
www.sprucenailshop.com
Fri: 10am-7pm; Sat: 10am-7pm
Mention the streetcar and get 15% off all Spruce products

Urban Eden
1313 Main St.
www.facebook.com/Urban-Eden-759834534054840/?fref=ts
Fri: noon-6pm; Sat: noon-6pm; Sun: 1pm-4pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off Arcadia and transportation books; 10% off artwork (smaller than 10"x10")

US Bank
1116 Main St.
www.USBANK.com
Fri: 8:30am-5pm
Stop by for some treats.

The Yoga Bar
15 West Fourteenth St.
www.theyogabars.com
Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-5:30pm; Sun: 10am-7pm
Free class to anyone who mentions the streetcar. Following week free noon classes with streetcar ticket. *limit one free class per client

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OVER-THE-RHINE EVENTS

Art Academy of Cincinnati
1212 Jackson St.
www.artacademy.edu
Fri: 8:30am – 5pm; Sat: 9am-3pm
Tours, activities and window displays

ArtWorks
www.artworkscincinnati.org/muraltours/weekend-tours/
Streetcar Mural Tour from 6-7pm on Friday on one of the streetcars. This streetcar-based tour will explore murals visible from the streetcar route. ArtWorks will offer discounts for its regular walking mural tours to streetcar riders during this time. The regular mural tours are offered every Saturday through October.

Brewery District
1619 Moore St.
www.cincinnatibrewerytours.com
Fri: 1pm-7pm; Sat: 11am-4pm; Sun: 11am-4pm
20% Discount on historic brewery tours opening weekend, use code STREETCAR16

First Lutheran Church
1208 Race St.
www.facebook.com/flccincy
Fri: 9am-9pm; Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-9pm
Free 20 minute history and ministry tours at the top of every hour. Great restrooms, coffee and water available all day too. Worship Sunday 11:00. Free 20 minute music concerts: Saturday organ 11:40, 12:40, 1:40; “275 Brass” quintet 2:40, 3:40, 4:40 Sunday piano 12:40, 1:40, 2:40. Ring our 2,000lb 1895 Verdin Bell. $5 for two rings. We will also be accepting donations to purchase Metro passes for people we serve.

Improv Festival of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St.
www.ifcincy.com
Fri: 6pm - 11:59pm; Sat: 10am - 11:59pm; Sun: Workshops Only
Themed drink and a discount when mention the streetcar.

Modern Anthology: A Study of Speed
Location: 12th & Vine
Sat: 11-5
Article Menswear (12th and Vine) and Camino Motor Co (1212 Main st), in conjunction with Porsche of the Village and Beechmont Motorsports, present a collection of vintage Porsche cars and classic motorcycles, juxtaposed against their modern-day counterparts. Live DJ: RP Hicks. Beer from Rhinegeist Brewery * proceeds benefit the CityLink Center. Merchant Village featuring exclusive merchandise from Article, Deus Ex Machina, Camino Motor co, Bell Helmets, Beechmont Motorsports, Porsche, Piston Society, and more.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
1528 Race St.
www.poplcmscinci.org
Fri: 9am-4pm; Sat: 9am – 4pm; Sun: 12pm – 2pm
Mention the streetcar and receive a free cookie.

Red Bike
56 Stations throughout Downtown Cincinnati, OTR, Uptown, and Northern Kentucky.
www.cincyredbike.org
Fri: 24/7; Sat: 24/7; Sun: 24/7
$2 off Red Bike Day Passes all weekend long to celebrate the birth of Red Bike’s Baby Brother, the CB Connector. Use Promo Code: 2222 at any Red Bike station or online to receive the discounted pass.

Second Sunday on Main
Twelfth to Liberty on Main Street, Over-the-Rhine
http://secondsundayonmain.org/
Sun: Noon-5pm
Over-the-Rhine’s eclectic monthly street festival

Wash Park Art Gallery
1215 Elm Street
www.washparkart.com
Fri: 5pm-8pm; Sat: 10am-8pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm
Art-on-the-Line! Outside: beloved Cincinnati artists will be painting railside along the 1200 block of Elm. Inside: special "smalls" of streetcar and line views will be on sale in addition to our current exhibit, THE HEBENSTREITS.

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DOWNTOWN BARS & RESTAURANTS

The Bar at Palm Court
35 West Fifth St.
www.facebook.com/orchidsatpalmcourt
Fri: 11am-1am; Sat: 11am-1am; Sun: 5pm-12am
A special cocktail, the 21/55, named in honor of the last two streetcar lines to run in Cincinnati.

Boca
114 E. Sixth St.
www.bocacincinnati.com
Fri: 5-11pm; Sat: 5-11pm
Themed cocktails

Corkopolis
640 Main Street
www.corkopolis.com
Fri: 11am-11pm; Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 1pm-6pm
$1 OFF ALL Draft Pours from Friday through Sunday.

Cuban Pete Sandwiches
133 E. Court .
www.cubanpetesandwiches.com
Fri: 8am-4pm; Sat: 8am-4pm
Mention the streetcar and receive any Cuban Sandwich (including the Streetcar Cuban), chips and a fountain drink for $5.

Gilpin’s
37 E. Seventh St.
www.EatGilpins.com
Fri: 11am-2:30pm/6pm-3am; Sat: 11am-3am; Sun: 11am-2:30pm
Mention the streetcar for a $5 Steamed Sandwich/Steamed Burger/Steamed Salad

Graeter’s
511 Walnut Street on Fountain Square, 1401 Vine Street
www.graeters.com
Fountain Square location: Fri: 6:30am-11pm; Sat:7am-11pm; Sun: 9am-11pm
Special Streetcar Sundae

Metropole Lounge at 21c Museum Hotel Cincinnati
609 Walnut Street
www.metropoleonwalnut.com
Fri: 11am-2am; Sat: 11am-2am; Sun: 11am-12am
Streetcar '89 specialty cocktail – ‘89 for 1889 when electric streetcars were first used in Cincinnati

Moerlein Lager House
115 Joe Nuxhall Way
www.moerleinlagerhouse.com
Fri: 11am-1am; Sat: 11am-1am; Sun: 11am-11pm
The brewers of Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. have created a new beer called the Moerlein Connector IPA to mark the Grand Opening of the Cincinnati Bell Connector on September 9. The beer, along with a commemorative Connector pint glass, will be available as supplies last beginning September 9 at the Moerlein Lager House, 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, and the Christian Moerlein Malt House Tap Room, 1621 Moore Street, along with other establishments along the route of the streetcar.

Nada
600 Walnut Street
www.eatdrinknada.com
Fri: 10:30am-12am; Sat: 10:30am-12am; Sun: 10:30am-10pm
Themed cocktails

Nicholson’s, Horse and Barrel
625 Walnut St.
http://nicholsonspub.com/
Fri: 11am-1am; Sat: 11am-1am; Sun: 11am-9pm
Jamaican Jerk Grilled Mahi Streetcar Tacos $10.95; An American Bucket – 5 beers, choice of Bud or Bud Light $12

Prime47
580 Walnut St.
www.Prime47cincy.com
Fri: 11am-11pm; Sat: 4pm-11pm; Sun: 4pm-9pm
Happy hour avalaible everyday when you mention the streetcar including Saturday and Sunday; live music m Friday and Saturday.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
100 E. Freedom Way
www.ruthschris.com
Fri: 5-11pm; Sat: 5-11pm; Sun: 4-10pm
A complimentary appetizer (up to $19 value) with purchase in bar and lounge. Not valid on to-go orders.

Sotto
118 E. Sixth St.
www.sottocincinnati.com
Fri: 11am-2pm and 5-11pm; Sat: 5-11pm; Sun: 4-9pm
Themed cocktails

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DOWNTOWN SHOPPING

Bang and Olufsen
6 W. Fourth St.
www.Beocincinnati.com
Fri: 11am-7pm; Sat: 12pm-6pm
Mention the streetcar for 15% discount

Booksellers on Fountain Square
505 Vine St.
www.facebook.com/booksellersonfountainsquare
Fri: 7am-9 pm; Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 11am-5pm
Mention the streetcar for 10% off any one item. Cafe will feature the Cable Car Cappuccino, the Railway Mocha, and the Train Tracks Frappe.

Friends of the Public Library Gift Shop
800 Vine St.
www.Friends.CincinnatiLibrary.org
Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 10am-4pm
Filled with treasures for history lovers, readers, writers and gift-givers, The Library Friends’ Shop at the Main Library has a wide array of merchandise to delight shoppers of all ages. In addition to a large selection of gently used books, videos, and CDs.

Lala's Blissful Bites
619 Main St.
www.lalasbliss.com
Fri: 7am-4pm; Sat: 7am-1pm; Sun: Closed
Mention the streetcar for 20% off your purchase

Macy’s at Fountain Place
505 Vine St.
www.macys.com
Fri: 10am - 8pm; Sat: 10am - 8pm; Sun: 12pm - 5pm
Mention the streetcar for a 10% discount.

Ohio Book Store
726 Main St.
www.ohiobookstore.net
Fri: 9am-4:30pm; Sat: 9am -4:30pm; Sun: closed
Mention the streetcar for 20% discount on any item

Portaluca Boutique
209 W. Fourth St.
www.facebook.com/portaluca.org
Fri: 10am - 5pm; Sat: 10am – 5pm
Rolling racks and models at nearby stop. Mention the streetcar for an exclusive discount.

Switch
312 W. Fourth St.
www.facebook.com/SwitchLightingDesign
Fri: 10am - 9pm; Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm
Celebrating the grand opening of its new modern furniture and lighting showroom in the Historic Fourth Street Business District, Switch will have a fun-filled weekend of music, food and shopping specials.

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DOWNTOWN EVENTS

Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati
Download their new app ArchiTour Cincinnati from The App Store or Google Play for a self-guided architectural walking tours. The first three tours are: Streetcar Route, 20 Must See Buildings and Fourth/Fifth Street route.
www.architecturecincy.org

Art Walk presented by Algin Retro Furniture and Arnold’s Bar & Grill
https://www.facebook.com/events/142286379544570/
800 Main Street
Sat: 10am-3pm
Art exhibits, light appetizers and drinks.

Carol Ann’s Carousel
Smale Riverfront Park, 100 W. Mehring Way
http://www.mysmaleriverfrontpark.org/carousel.htm
Fri. 11am-7pm; Sat. 11am-7pm; Sun. 11am-7pm
Free rides to first 500 people each day.

Cheese Fest Cincinnati
Smale Riverfront Park, 100 W. Mehring Way
http://thecheesefest.com/events/cincinnati
Sat: 1:30pm-7pm
Unlimited samples of artisan cheeses, 1 drink tickets, live musi. Tickets start at $35.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St.
www.cincinnatisymphony.org
Sat: Doors open at 6:30pm; concert at 8pm
Be among the first to take the Streetcar to the CSO opening weekend concert at the Taft Theatre. Featuring the incomparable pianist Emanuel Ax and Shostakovich Symphony No.5. Tickets start at $12. 513.381.3300 cincinnatisymphony.org

Cincy Beer Fest
Fountain Square
www.cincybeerfest.com
Fri: 6pm-11pm; Sat: 3pm-11pm
Sat: Doors open at 6:30pm; concert at 8pm
Over 300 craft beers to sample. Tickets start at $15.

Contemporary Arts Center
44 East Sixth St.
www.contemporaryartscenter.org
Fri: 7am- 11pm; Sat: 9am-3pm; Sun: 9am-3pm
Opening of new exhibition season with a survey show by artist Glenn Brown. Free opening night party on Friday with an artist talk.

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
800 Vine St.
www.CincinnatiLibrary.org
Fri: 9am – 6pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm
Friday at 4pm: An exhibit opening ceremony for Cincinnati Transportation: Past, Present and Future
Saturday at 1pm: Enjoy a presentation with the award-winning Genealogy & Local History Department. Patricia Van Skaik presents: It’s a Family Affair: Cincinnati’s Early Streetcar Drivers, Conductors and Mechanics.
Sunday at 2pm: Enjoy a presentation with the award-winning Genealogy & Local History Department at the Main Library. Dr. Robert Wimberg presents Moving Cincinnati: A History of Trolleys, Cable Cars, Inclines, and Streetcars

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