Oktoberfest and Weekend entertainment guide
Get ready to feast German-style. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati will be piling on the potato pancakes, sauerkraut balls and goetta.

Grow your own Landscape
It happens all the time: After months of anticipation, people move into their new dream houses - to bare walls, empty rooms, undressed windows and yards made up of little more than fresh sod or seed and straw.
Gardening Q&A: Prune grapevines when dormant

Antiques festival books two experts
Two nationally known names in entertaining and gardening will speak during the Cincinnati Antiques Festival next month at the Sharonville Convention Center.

Review: CSO heads for the major league
If the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra continues to play with as much precision as it has the first two weeks of the season, it will become serious competition for the top orchestras in the country.

Enter our Survivor contest
Follow the TV show - featuring the Cincinnati area's own Lillian Morris - and predict which tribe and player will win each challenge.

Best of Bats Incredible!
Denny Mitchell's Just for the Heel of It is an unusual bat sculpture: a ladies stiletto heel, ankle strap job, in size 96.
Today's bat
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Guide to Tall Stacks
Plan you visit as Cincinnati pays tribute to steamboating's glory days Oct. 15-19. Our guide offers visitor information, profiles of the boats and lots more.

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

Screened porches make sense
The screened porch is coming back as house styles continue to change.
Circle This
Raveonettes' post-modern oldies good fun
It was a crazy feeling. It got me reeling. I'm speaking of the Raveonettes concert at the Southgate House, a time-warping rock 'n' roll affair to remember.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's Tempo stories)
Fall TV: Perhaps not great but ...
Ready for another less-than-perfect TV season? You won't find another break-out great new show, but you'll see at least 10 very good shows. Here's a list.
Returnees could face on-air turbulence

Fall arts preview
Find out what's coming up in the arts - pop music, classical music, theater, dance, film and visual - throughout this fall in the Cincinnati area.

City sculpts a new image
The Queen City has been designated the first International Sculpture City by the International Sculpture Center, a 43-year-old, nonprofit organization with 7,000 members and in 70 countries. Here are some of the young sculptors living and working in Cincinnati.
Upcoming sculpture shows
Gala to honor educator, patrons
Carissa BarnardJayoon ChoiChristopher Scott Daniel Richard Fruth Zachary F. HerrmannMike JacobsLouis Larson (Unit 2) Matt Lynch Kirk Mayhew Martin MeersmanDave RohsPaige WidemanSteve Zieverink (Unit 2)

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Make plans for Tall Stacks 2003
The Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival, which pays tribute to steamboating's glory days, returns in October.

Holiday crafts fairs & bazaars
It's almost time for holiday fairs and bazaars. The Enquirer will run a free listing of non-profit events Oct. 4 in Tempo. If you would like your event listed, fill out our e-mail form.

Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Fall festival guide
It's time to celebrate apples, pumpkins, all things German and much, much more. Here's out list through November.

Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
Nowhere in the country is the roller coaster craze bigger than in 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

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.