Cliff Radel, Metro
book OUR CITY IN PICTURES
A new book from The Enquirer features 121 photos of people, places and events that have shaped Greater Cincinnati this century. Each photo's story is told by award-winning columnist Cliff Radel.
Archive: • 2000 1998 1997 1996

December '99
Perfect time to help those close to home Dec. 31
Memories of a city people love Dec. 24
Let's have 386 (FUN) with area code Dec. 13
Mike Brown's game planned by dad's past Dec. 10
A labor of love on a work of art Dec. 8
Two ways Council can make us proud Dec. 3
Home issue: West Chester or Union Twp.? Dec. 1

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November '99
Queen City's moments to shine reflected in book Nov. 24
Bethesda Oak closing saddens many readers Nov. 22
Sad death of a place for birth and life Nov. 19
Museums' shopkeepers sell memories Nov. 17
Our children being robbed of innocence Nov. 12
City manager is scapegoat for council Nov. 8
For sale: One grand landmark Nov. 5
Error in ballot reinforces solemnity of voting Nov. 3

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From June to October, Cliff Radel took a hiatus from column writing to work on the book, Our City in Pictures

June '99
100 today and still going strong June 16
Voice mail's as hot as the weather June 14
Business going up in smoke June 11
Thanks, but police courtesy can come cheap June 9
Judges sully system with personal views June 7
They're not just guards - they're guardian angels June 4

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May '99
Two teachers try to rekindle patriotism May 28
Social workers can't let selves, others down May 26
Parents must send 7-year-old back to school May 24
To get serious about treasures, hire conservator May 21
Don't force 'Star Wars' on me May 19
Odyssey team world-class as kids, too May 12
Wimps need not apply for mayor May 7
Wyoming's pride in water crystal clear May 5
Teachers get news by mail: You're fired May 3

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April '99
Musical is a wrenching tale of a full life Apr. 30
City's ready to trade up to strong mayor Apr. 28
Local boy seeks to learn how to conduct himself Apr. 26
Outcasts need to hear that people care Apr. 23
Quilt talk leaves women in stitches Apr. 21
Last day to apply for review panel Apr. 19
Let's spotlight government spending Apr. 14
Gawkers strip tornado victims of dignity Apr. 12
House is a cheap price for life Apr. 10
Vietnam vets wish Kosovo a better fate Apr. 9
No shortage of opinions on stadium Apr. 7
These guys know the score Apr. 5
Review panel would help now Apr. 2

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March '99
Teens' coins add up to pride, hope Mar. 31
Don't let a friend get loved to death Mar. 29
Bill and his 'boy' hash things over Mar. 26
Alum wants to give back Mar. 24
Shed a tear for a sneezer and his beezer Mar. 22
City needs 7 cop-watchers Mar. 19
School cuts are a waste of time, lives Mar. 17
Some readers call pro-snow stance flaky Mar. 15
Building cable from ground up Mar. 12
Falling snow: whiteout for life's stresses Mar. 10
Finding POW pretenders is vet's mission Mar. 8
West side is Cincinnati's home of chiefs Mar. 5
Strong-mayor plan is recipe for progress Mar. 3
Bad guy puts cops on the spot Mar. 1

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February '99
Convention center could plant seed of regionalism Feb. 26
Coin ideas show pride Feb. 24
How is he driving? Like a hero on wheels Feb. 15
Residents get pushed out by trash Feb. 12
UC professor tries to instill love of learning Feb. 10
No quarter given on libraries, 911 Feb. 8
Teacher's record slipped through cracks Feb. 5
Suburbanites, you can help your library Feb. 3
You can put your stamp on the quarter Feb. 1

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January '99
School plan, shelter space needn't clash Jan. 29
Lunchtime in a little town served warm Jan. 27
Lies don't bring people together Jan. 25
911 operators shouldn't get second chance Jan. 22
Show must go on at Wilson after arson Jan. 20
A street cop keeps King's dream alive Jan. 18
Jordan's farewell was refresher on real life Jan. 15
Battle is go-to man in schools' times of crisis Jan. 13
First Guy's reign short but historic Jan. 11
Reinstating 911 dispatcher is bad call Jan. 8
Walks just to get out became a friendship Jan. 6

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