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Under the guidance of founder Chad Fath, the licensed helicopter pilots and instructors at Higher Ground Helicopters take visitors on scenic 'copter rides above the city as well as train students to become full-fledged pilots. Flight training lessons take place in the evenings to accommodate busy adult schedules, with the goal of turning inexperienced students into certified professionals within 10 to 18 months. For guests on the fence about flying, Higher Ground offers hands-on demos, which consist of 30 minutes of ground training and 30 minutes of piloting in the air. For guests who simply wish to enjoy the scenery, Higher Ground's expert pilots host scenic tours that showcase the Cincinnati skyline.

1707 Run Way
Middletown,
OH
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A smattering of 20 sauces and seasonings dripping from handspun wings coats patrons' fingers as they cheer on their favorite professional sports teams broadcast on Buffalo Wild Wings' TVs. Eyes are torn between watching teams dribble a ball, shoot a puck, and land a grand jeté, and plates of plentiful wings, burgers, wraps, and salads. For more entertainment, trivia games exercise brains, and the Blazin' Challenge offers recognition for those brave enough to down a dozen wings slathered in the eatery's hottest sauce in six minutes.

2313 West Main Street
Troy,
OH
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At the 25th Annual Taste of Colerain in 2014, Rick's Tavern & Grille took home the honor of "Best Entree" for its baby back ribs. To some, the ribs might have been a revelation?but the accolade was no surprise to the tavern's throng of loyal fans. Since opening in 1996, RT&G has stood as a go-to hangout in the greater Cincinnati area. Beyond the ribs, the tavern serves specialty sandwiches and fresh angus burgers that have never been frozen or cryogenically preserved. All the while, Rick's keeps guests entertained with more than 50 flat-screen TVs and live music every weekend.

5955 Boymel Drive
Fairfield,
OH
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• For $10, you get one general-admission ticket for Friday, September 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (a $20 value). • For $49, you get a three-day pass to all volleyball matches (up to a $110 value).

7605 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati,
OH
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At Local's Sports Bar & Grill, the food options are numerous and appealing, but it might be the party room that's most appetizing. In that private space, guests who reserve it can lounge back in leather recliners and watch one of five flat-screen TVs. They can even enjoy it catered, as servers can tote in plates of New York strip steak or shallot-encrusted salmon, quite exquisite options at a bar scene. Local ingredients make up a significant amount of the restaurant's culinary roster, and when they're not busy making burgers, the staff celebrates sports by airing NFL Sunday Ticket, ESPN Full Court, and MLB Extra Innings.

19 E 7th St
Cincinnati,
OH
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A smattering of 20 sauces and seasonings dripping from handspun wings coats patrons' fingers as they cheer on their favorite professional sports teams broadcast on Buffalo Wild Wings' TVs. Eyes are torn between watching teams dribble a ball, shoot a puck, and land a grand jeté, and plates of plentiful wings, burgers, wraps, and salads. For more entertainment, trivia games exercise brains, and the Blazin' Challenge offers recognition for those brave enough to down a dozen wings slathered in the eatery's hottest sauce in six minutes.

2080 Michigan St
Sidney,
OH
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