Seabiscuit races back into the spotlight
Seabiscuit opens in theaters nationwide Friday, the moment of truth for an extraordinary production, based on an extraordinary book, inspired by one of the most extraordinary sports figures in American history.
Seabiscuit raced at River Downs in its heyday
Film extras share a wealth of stories

Participants praise black composer series
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of John Morris Russell, will present three free concerts in the communities of Avondale, Woodlawn/Lincoln Heights and Forest Park this week.
Young violinist made up lost time

'Tarzan' actor says 'anything for success'
Travis Fimmel's washboard abs and shoulder-length blond hair will make Tarzan one of the most talked about fall TV dramas, even though viewers who remember Ron Ely or Johnny Weissmueller won't recognize this plot.
Fall's cop out

Vote in our "Who Wants to Marry My Dad?" poll
Before Don Mueller's kids eliminate two more candidates on the next "Who Wants to Marry My Dad?" Monday on NBC, pick the one you want to see marry the Glendale man.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
Demaline: The arts
The summer issue of AmericanStyle magazine features an admittedly informal survey of the nation's top 25 arts destinations. Cincinnati isn't among them.
Producer Bruckheimer built empire with 'dumb' movies
Regardless of what movie critics say about his explosion-packed movies like Armageddon and Con Air, producer Jerry Bruckheimer is neither big nor loud nor dumb.
Writer makes a splash with mermaid story
The secret, Ellen Schreiber says, dropping her pink plastic "Hello Kitty" purse on the table, is to think young. "Me, I'm a long way from 15 years old, but I think more like a teen or a young adult."
She uses garden to show off rescued items
Who: Tanja Wick, 35, an interior designer for Columbia Sussex and avid gardener.
Painter's beefy work still gets attention
The artist who made a name for himself painting vivid portraits of thick steaks, pink ham and heaping pans of rosy ground beef is hard at work researching his next project - which will also feature meat in the raw.
Daugherty: Foster mom reassures kids, adults of good in the world
Some people just can't help but help.
Kendrick: Alive and well
His life, all 99 1/2 years of it, tells perhaps one of the most classically American stories any of us have heard in a long time.
Time abroad inspires P&G spouses' cookbook
Some of us often bemoan the fact Cincinnati is such a white bread town. Not much ethnicity here, except for German-Americans, and most of their families immigrated generations ago. We don't have a Little Italy or other ethnic neighborhoods that compare to Cleveland, much less Chicago or New York.
Campbell's Scoop: Don't bring your own wine
Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but in Ohio there's no legally sanctioned way to bring your own bottle of wine to a restaurant.
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Lollapalooza's encore
After six years of silence, the boys (and girls) of summer are back. The once-traditional Lollapalooza music festival will visit 30 U.S. cities from Boston to San Diego before its final stop in Portland, Ore., Aug. 24.
Lollapalooza: Mainstage acts
A history of Lollapalooza

'World's biggest air show' lands
Count next weekend as one for the record books as the 2003 Vectren Dayton Air Show presented by Kroger takes to the skies over Dayton International Airport Thursday through next Sunday.
Planes on display
Outside the main event, there's more to do
Precision flying teams will provide the 'wows'
Ace Hollywood celebs should be there, too

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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.