TEMPO STORIES FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2003
T A L L   S T A C K S
Time travelers begin trips to riverfront
Steamboats lined the Cincinnati Riverfront at Yeatman's Cove Monday. Most of the 17 boats in Tall Stacks, the world's largest riverboat gathering, were to be in place by today.
Some Tall Stacks souvenirs grow in value - eventually
More Tall Stacks coverage

Tailgaters open up
When we asked readers to send us their best tailgating recipes last month, they blitzed us with more than 50 dishes. Bengals-inspired drink works colorful wonders at Halloween

Blood pressure control - naturally
Lauralee Sawyer doesn't look like a candidate for high blood pressure. The slim Madeira woman hits the gym four nights a week, and takes medication to keep her blood pressure under control. Body and Mind

Eastwood mystery roils with tension
In Mystic River, director Clint Eastwood plumbs a dark mystery that strikes a tight-knit neighborhood with crippling force.

Best of the Bats: Sculpture takes stance
Jon Hand spends most of his time making rocks. And trees, cliffs, mountains and, now and then, a waterfall.
BatsToday: ... and this one belongs to the Reds!
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Holiday Craft Shows & Bazaars
Our guide to holiday craft shows and bazaars in Hamilton, Butler, Warren, Clermont, Brown, Adams, Kenton, Campbell, Boone and Dearborn counties, from schools, churches, neighborhoods and charitable organizations throughout the Tristate.
Craft shows in the spotlight

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
Best bets: What's on TV tonight
YOU TELL US
Get real advice from a regular guy
Answers to your burning questions about relationships, getting ahead, life's little mysteries and the world in general - introducing "Dear Doug."

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We want to know what stresses you out - and how you de-stress.

Comics fans: Take our survey
The Enquirer wants to change its comic strip lineup in the print edition, but first we want you to tell us what you like and don't like.
FOOD
Childhood treat recipes difficult to duplicate
Jim Handorf longs for a butter crumb coffee cake or Danish like those his mother brought home from Moellinger's Bakery on Queen City Avenue. Jean Kieffer in Mason misses Schmitz Bakery's (in Norwood) butterscotch rolls enjoyed after Mass as a child.
Zippy pizza with peppers perfect for party
October is National Pizza Month, though most people don't need an excuse to sink their teeth into a succulent pizza, one of our all-time favorite foods. This country has adopted what was once a typical Italian dish, made it our own and made changes along the way.
Paprika punches up BBQ sauce
And you thought Cincinnati-style barbecue sauce was only sticky-sweet.
Smart mouth

Trade Secrets
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
TV networks improve marks for diversity
LOS ANGELES - The major broadcast networks have made strides in bringing minorities into the television picture, according to a coalition that has worked for four years to force greater diversity on television.
Pretty women in style
Grunge is gone and even boho is behind us, thankfully, says designer Carolina Herrera.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's Tempo stories)
Lil' Romeo brings his act to Nick
When Lil' Romeo and his father, Master P, decided they'd make a TV show, they had little doubt about which network they wanted it on.

Best of the Bats: Sculpture takes stance
Jon Hand spends most of his time making rocks. And trees, cliffs, mountains and, now and then, a waterfall..

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SPECIAL
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
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