TEMPO STORIES FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2003
T A L L   S T A C K S
River an escape route for slaves
You meet the most interesting people at Tall Stacks: four members of the Indianapolis-based Freedom Train Storytellers who are portraying historical figures from the early- to mid-19th century.
Bluesy Hammond eager to play Tall Stacks gig
Travelers bringing homes along
Players earn their boat ride
Show off your photo
Forget fund-raising; groups 'friend-raising'
How to pick the best party boat
Spirit, Colonel are victors in Stacks' first boat race
Hamilton County's bell made, rung during festival
Whistle Grove always delights
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Display does double duty
For about two weeks in October, ghosts, witches and jack-o'-lanterns make eerie additions to a decorative outdoor display.
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Garden grows into community project
Nancy Kincaid and Louise Garr are friends who enjoy walking through Silverton. One day last fall when they passed a vacant lot on Silverton Avenue, Kincaid had an idea. Choose plants bred to resist disease

High-speed fiddle fireworks impress symphony crowd
Fun was the word that best described the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concert Friday morning, when fiddler extraordinaire Mark O'Connor took center stage at Music Hall.

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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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

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Balancing time for play, school, family
After much thought, Laurie Beth Pool decided her schedule just couldn't give.
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Cricket magazine marks 30 years
Cricket marks its 30th anniversary with a collection of favorite stories and drawings from the children's literary magazine that set out to be The New Yorker for kids.
Bruckheimer tops magazine power poll
Movie and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer, riding high with Pirates of the Caribbean and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, topped Entertainment Weekly's annual list of the most powerful figures in show biz.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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