TEMPO STORIES FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2003
Should you share your secrets?
The young woman listens to her boyfriend's question. He wants to know how many relationships she has had with other men.

Vote in our 'Marry My Dad' poll
Cynthia was eliminated Monday night. That leaves Christena and Christy for next week's finale. Tell us who you think Don Mueller's kids should pick for him to marry.

600 jazzed for arts education benefit
Kathy Wade wasn't kidding: "Honey, we're going to blow off the rooftop," she said early into Saturday's Crown Jewels of Jazz gala at Music Hall Ballroom.

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

IN TEMPO
Accessories are her accents
As president and co-owner of Hoffman & Albers Interiors in Kenwood, Beth Hoffman, who lives in a restored Newport home, "accessorizes herself as beautifully as she accessorizes a home," says Jane Anderson of West Chester.


Kraft: Style extra
Last summer, the spray-on tanning booth drew folks in for instant bronzing. This summer, the application has gotten more sophisticated with the "tan" being applied sans the booth using an airbrush gun, giving a smoother, more even color. And tanners can get a sculpted look by requesting heavier coloring to highlight muscles.

'Avow' merrily skims life's complications
Gay marriage and the Roman Catholic Church is the debate at the center of Avow, a play that is as much diagrammed debate as contemporary comedy-drama. It closes the Ovation Theatre season.

BOOKS
Coulter's 'Blindside' blends love, intrigue
You can always tell when it's a Catherine Coulter book signing: There's an army of people, many of them loaded with 10 or 20 of her previous books - 54 romances, historical novels and thrillers - that have been read and reread until they're dog-eared and yellowed.


Dialogue, narration drive police story
Cops on the edge. So many rogue blue knights are working literary mean streets these days that bookstores can hardly contain them to mystery shelves. They've crossed the line, going from crime fiction to parody - and there's no turning back.
Local lit
Page turners: What you are reading
Best sellers

SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT     (Index of Sunday stories)
Musical infusion stokes Tall Stacks
Tall Stacks wasn't dead in the water after its fourth voyage in 1999, but it was losing steam. The country's largest riverboat festival managed to break even, but everyone involved agreed a change of course was necessary.
Tall Stacks, great acts
Riverboat fest adds more local musicians

America thinks lists are tops
Everyone makes lists: grocery lists, to do lists, questions to ask the pediatrician. Chances are your crumpled-up lists don't count off the most outrageous vacation spots in the world, or include names like J.Lo, Jennifer Aniston and Tobey Maguire.
At major magazines, lists are No. 1

Cartoonists go eye-to-eye
Here's a riddle: What do you get when you put two world-class editorial cartoonists in a room with 62 examples of their work?

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SPECIAL
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.