'Father' richly recalls mob days of Newport
Newport in the 1940s was a rough-edged riverfront town. Dozens of illegal gambling joints. Brothels above York Street storefronts with the working girls leaning out of windows. Club owners torching the competition. Here and there a mob-style execution to keep everyone in line.

Summer festival guide
It's almost summer - a time for sunburns, humidity - and a slew of festivals in the Tristate. Use this guide as a roadmap to fun for your summer weekends.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.

With foot thongs, you lounge in style
Hue foot thongs don't really perform a function except to dress up your bare feet. The beaded foot wraps in crochet or beaded designs slip across the second toe and wrap at the ankle for stylish lounging at the beach, on the deck or at the pool. $5 or three for $12 at Dillard's, Lazarus and Parisian.

Street fashions borrow from the bedroom
Yes, you do see satin, lace and spaghetti straps on that woman in front of you in line at the grocery store.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT     (Index of Sunday stories)
Music to a father's ears
Today, as we honor fathers everywhere, let's hear it for the musician dads of musician kids. They've passed on to the next generation a big piece of their souls.
Other musician fathers and offspring

Bookstores open to the idea of Pottermania
The Tristate is braced for another British invasion, and this one might be bigger than the Beatles.
Bookstores prepare special events

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Summer Camp Guide
Find the summer experience that's perfect for your child with our annual guide to hundreds of camps in the Tristate area.

Fit City: Get up off the couch
Tristaters are overweight and out of shape, a survey shows. To change Fat City to Fit City, the Enquirer is beginning a year-long project to get you going on your own fitness program.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Music lovers toast Cammy winners
A sold-out crowd of more than 1,110 local music lovers packed Jillian's for the seventh annual Enquirer Pop Music Awards (the Cammys). See who won.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
Join this year's community reading project.

Early look at Tall Stacks 2003
Two newcomers will join the world's largest gathering of historic riverboats, when Cincinnati's Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival recreates the steamboat era in October.