All shades are not the same
Americans spend billions - note the "b" - on non-prescription sunglasses every year. But not all sunglasses are created equal.

Trans fat battle enters new phase
Starting in 2006, nutrition labels will include trans fats content for thousands of foods and some nutrition supplements.

Seeing the BIG picture
Joe Gorman, Over-the-Rhine resident and community organizer, started writing songs about his neighborhood and its people 20 years ago. Gorman's songs have become a musical, blueS alley caT, which debuts tonight.

Get to it
A guide to help make your day.
"Rock the Mic" storms Riverbend
"Rock the Mic" came to Riverbend Wednesday night, and the biggest rap tour of the summer met up with a thunderstorm to match. But even that couldn't stop the show.
Three reasons to see 'La Traviata'
Tuneful and sentimental, Verdi's La Traviata has been a favorite for 150 years.
The next wave: 12-year-old to tour world with Disney
Ana Starr Gilmore, like all 12-year-olds, knows exactly what she wants. She wants to be a star - like her name suggests. But unlike a lot of kids her age, Ana is already taking the first steps toward achieving her dreams.
The Early Word

Top 10s
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT     (Index of Sunday stories)
Where Frampton comes alive
Cincinnati's biggest resident rock star can tell you there are certain benefits to having made the best-selling live album of all time (Frampton Comes Alive, 18 million and counting).
Frampton brings guitar to the front on new album
'70s star tests new markets

Collectors share cookbook obsession
Carmen Parks and Rebecca Miller share an intense - some might even say odd - cookbook infatuation. Although they cook, they usually don't buy books for recipes.

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Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
The Fourth of July weekend is the busiest time of the year for roller coasters. And nowhere in the country is busier than the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
ONLINE EXTRA: Rate and review the 46 coasters, and see what others think
Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
Map & information about the coaster parks

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

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

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.