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Cincinnati Fall Events: Autumn Attractions Near You

Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons for most, with changing leaves, cool temperatures, and fuzzy sweaters. For those around Cincinnati, there are also plenty of things to do this fall, from outdoor activities to cultural events. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re bound to find something in the area.

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As Cincinnati USA points out, there are a range of parks in the area that are perfect for those who love scenic views. You can stop by places like Twin Lakes at Eden Park, Mt. Echo Park, Bellevue Hill Park, Alms Park, and more. There are 7 notable parks on both sides of the river which have stunning views of the skyline and local scenery.

There are also a number of museums and exhibits in the area. Check out the 21c Motel, a hotel-museum hybrid right in the center of town. This beautiful building was built in 1912, and it stands today with more than 156 guest rooms as well as several pieces on display. You can also see the American Sign Museum, Cincinnati Art Museum, and more.

Finally, stop by one of many haunted houses in area. These attractions include the Dent Schoolhouse, USS Nightmare, Land of Illusion, and more. For those who love a scare, you will enjoy nothing more than these haunted houses.

GMC Canyon Named Best Midsize Pickup by Cars.com

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You’re not the only one who loves the GMC Canyon! Cars.com gave the Canyon a big award: the Best Mid-size Pickup of 2016! Here’s why it took home the prize.

It helped that the Canyon was the only premium pickup truck in the mid-size lineup. It has even more value than other pickups when it comes to convenience and luxury.

The GMC Canyon was tested head-to-head against other top midsize pickups like the Honda Ridgeline, Toyota Tacoma, and Nissan Frontier. It pulled out ahead of the rest, though!

Hear it from the Cars.com editor!

“[The 2016 GMC Canyon] is well-balanced and confident both on paved streets and off-road. It’s a well-appointed truck on the interior and has some serious ability when it comes to payload and towing as well as overall engine performance,” said Cars.com editor-in-chief, Patrick Olsen.

You heard it from him! The GMC Canyon has so much to offer—its luxurious interior not only has top tech elements and fabrics that envelop you in comfort, but it also seals out the exterior noise for a wonderfully silent ride.

And performance? Well, the Canyon took home the award for a reason! With a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds and a payload max of 1,600 pounds, it can carry more than other vehicles in its class! What are you waiting for? Check out the 2016 GMC Canyon today!

Explore Oktoberfest Zinzinnati 2016: What to Expect

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Looking for something fun to do September 15-17? This year’s Oktoberfest Zinzinnati 2016 is taking place, and there a ton of things to do all weekend. There’s so much to do that it might just take the full weekend to take it all in! Here’s just a short list of things that you need to be sure to see/eat:

Events

  • The Running of the Wieners – many dachshunds will compete for the title of “King of the Wiener Dogs”. Definitely one event that your kids will enjoy, too.
  • World’s Largest Chicken Dance – it’s truly a world record! Every year since 1994, everyone in attendace participates in the dance.
  • Live Music – throughout the entire weekend there will be various bands in five different areas.

Food

  • Schnitzel – a name that rolls off the tongue, and pleases it, too! May sound intimidating, but definitely worth the wait.
  • Bratwurst – a traditional sausage sandwich, but the flavor depends on the booth you visit. Try multiple throughout the weekend!
  • Cream Puffs – no weekend is complete without dessert to top it off. Super-sweet cream-filled pastries will satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

This is by no means an exhaustive list of items to see and eat. You really need to see it and experience it for yourself! Remember to drink responsibly, and take advantage of the public transportation available.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Brings The Heat

In the history of Chevrolet, there are few vehicles that made quite the splash that the Corvette did. The Corvette is nothing if not known for being one of the best sports cars that money can buy. Now, the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is taking it up a notch.

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

Game-changing handling

The racing game has officially been changed with this upgraded Corvette model. Where Z06 models have been known to overheat, the Grand Sport has just pure power. It’s wider with more aerodynamic changes, so it’s perfect for track use (or high-speed cruising).

Both the handling and brakes performed wonderfully, reported after testing. Top speeds do not intimidate this speed-demon of a vehicle! Racers will be pleased to learn that professional drivers have given this car the seal of approval.

Also, manual and automatic handle well over many factors. Miles per gallon are also reported to remain relatively high, even while driving at high speeds.

Joseph Auto Group carries many Corvette models. We have two Chevy stores – Joseph Chevrolet and Columbia Chevrolet – both in Cincinnati. While we may not have the 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport in stock yet, we’re hoping we will soon! We want you to have the car of your dreams, so keep checking back.

The Best Ohio Summer Festivals of 2016

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The only problem with Ohio summer festivals is that there are too many to choose from! So, to help out, we’ve narrowed down the list for you—make sure you mark these dates on your calendar.

Festival of the Bells

June 30th – July 2nd – Hillsboro

If you are searching for a wholesome festival for Fourth of July weekend, the Festival of the Bells is it. Here you get the opportunity to hear awesome Christian artists like Jana Kramer in the beautiful and quaint town of Hillsboro

Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest

July 9th – Kettering

Gorge yourself on chicken wings while taking in some great rock’n’roll–that’s what this festival in Kettering is all about. Various eateries from around town set up shop to offer their own take on the chicken wing.

Ohio Valley Music Festival

August 20th – Marietta

If you are a fan of country music, you will love this festival. Catch iconic artists like Clint Black and John Michael Montgomery as well as hot newcomers like High Valley. It’s for a good cause, too—proceeds from beer sales go to the American Legion of Veterans.

There’s no better way to celebrate summer in Ohio than taking in a festival. Just remember to bring your sweet tooth and your sunscreen!

Cincinnati Sports: Who to Watch

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No matter the sport, Cincinnati likely has a team! From baseball to football to soccer: you name it, Cincinnati sports has it. See which teams we love and think that you should, too!

Football

If you watch the NFL, you’re probably aware of the Bengals. Their 2015 season brought them the AFC North title and one step away from the big game. They’re definitely a team to watch this year as they plan for another great season.

Baseball

Another well-known Cincinnati sports team is the Cincinnati Reds. While they haven’t won a World Series title since 1990, fans are always cheering on the team for a win! We love them just the same, year after year.

Soccer

FC Cincinnati is a new team this season, but they’ve had a great start so far!  They play in the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium and have filled it for a few games. That’s a pretty impressive inaugural season!

If you’re looking for something to watch or somewhere to go, there are always sporting events going on in Cincinnati! There are also college teams that have spectacular players. Of course, there are plenty other teams in the area, so look around for your favorite sport – I’m sure you can find it!