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Range Package or Membership at Point Blank Range & Gun Shop (Up to 59% Off). Five Options Available.

Point Blank Range & Gun Shop

Multiple Locations

Visit a 20-lane indoor range for an hour of shooting, learn the basics of handguns during a four-hour course, or receive membership perks

$68.68 $29

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15 Fitness Classes from Vigilante Fit (55% Off)

Vigilante Fitness

Blue Ash

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$220 $99

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One- or Three-Month Unlimited Membership to Ahn Taekwondo Institute (Up to 70% Off)

Ahn Taekwondo Institute

Blue Ash

Adults can use tae kwon do classes to get in shape or learn self-defense, while kids gain confidence in sessions designed for all levels

$110 $35

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$25 for $45 Worth of Horseback Riding — Elite Equestrians Riding Club

Elite Equestrians Riding Club

Simpsonville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$45 $25

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One or Four Private Wedding Dance Sessions at The Dance (Up to 88% Off)

The Dance

Multiple Locations

Couples hone their skills in the style of their choice in preparation for their big day

$84 $19

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Led Zeppelin 2 at Bogart's on Friday, December 26, at 9 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Led Zeppelin 2

Bogart's

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This popular tribute act re-stages famous gigs from Zeppelin’s storied history complete with Robert Plant-esque vocal histrionics

$16.12 $8

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at U.S. Bank Arena on December 30, 2014 at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

U.S. Bank Arena

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$74 $44

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Admission for Two or Four to the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market on November 14, 15, or 16 (50% Off)

The Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market

Cincinnati

Start with gourmet food items, home decor, and gifts, before visiting the Santa booth for kids and seminars that share valuable how-tos

$18 $9

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Youth or Adult Team Registration in a Winter Basketball League from Sports Plus (Up to 43% Off)

Sports Plus

Evendale

Kids and adults stay active during winter months with indoor basketball leagues at a 250,000-square-foot athletic facility

$150 $85

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$60 for 60 Days of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Modo Yoga ($180 Value)

Modo Yoga Cincinnati

Multiple Locations

The studio's signature hot-yoga series helps students focus on achieving a calm mind, fit body and inspired life

$180 $60

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$18 for a Cincinnati Bearcats College Football Game at Paul Brown Stadium on October 24 or December 6 ($32 Value)

Cincinnati Bearcats Football

Paul Brown Stadium

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Having made three straight bowl games, the Bearcats ride that momentum into a new season during a pair of match-ups against AAC foes

$32 $18

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One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes or Online Elemental Cleanse from Elemental Om (Up to 68% Off)

Elemental Om

Multiple Locations

Wide variety of yoga disciplines, such as Hatha, Restorative, Kundalini & Yin; online Elemental Cleanse includes yoga & meditation videos

$120 $39

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Erin Foley: Lady with Pockets Comedy Tour on January 22 or 24 (Up to 48% Off)

Erin Foley: Lady with Pockets Comedy Tour

Multiple Locations

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Erin Foley brings TV- and club-sharpened skills to the stage, demonstrating an acerbic wit shown on Comedy Central and Conan

$23 $12

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Discover Scuba Class for One, Two, or Four at Scuba Unlimited (Up to 54% Off)

Scuba Unlimited

Blue Ash

Students learn the basics of equipment use and safety before diving in for a 2.5-hour hands-on scuba class

$30 $15

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5 or 10 Fitness Classes at Cincinnati Functional Fitness (60% Off)

Cincinnati Functional Fitness

Oakley

One-hour workouts incorporate strength, cardio, and balance exercises to burn fat and build muscle

$100 $39.99

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5 or 10 Mat or Ball Pilates Classes at Pendleton Pilates (Up to 61% Off)

Pendleton Pilates

Multiple Locations

Instructors at four locations lead 55-minute Pilates classes to strengthen cores

$65 $26

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$44 for a Four-Week Tae Kwon Do Package with Uniform at Cincinnati TaeKwonDo Academy (Up to $284 Value)

Cincinnati TaeKwonDo Academy

Silverton

Authentic forms of tae kwon do taught in four different age-appropriate programs, including for kids as young as 4

$284 $44

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10 Boot-Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at BeneFit Studio, Salon, & Spa (Up to 71% Off)

BeneFit Studio, Salon, & Spa

Cincinnati

Trainers design fitness boot camps to help all fitness levels make strides toward improvement

$150 $45

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Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Cincinnati

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$50 $25

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Horseback-Riding Lessons and Trail Rides at Muddy Water Equestrian Park (Up to 59% Off). Six Options Available.

Muddy Water Equestrian Park

Cincinnati

Experienced equestrian leads lessons and trail rides for horseback riders of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced

$180 $89

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One or Two Months of Tae Kwon Do Lessons with Uniform at ATA Taekwondo of Cincinnati (Up to 67% Off)

ATA Taekwondo of Cincinnati

Union

Students boost their physical and mental strength, discipline, and confidence in tae kwon do classes

$113 $38

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18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart and Range Balls at Tri County Golf Ranch (Up to 57% Off)

Tri County Golf Ranch

Springdale

Undulating course challenges golfers with slick bentgrass greens, distinctive hole layouts, and varied terrain

$62 $29

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$39 for Four Premium Indoor Cycling Sessions with Water Bottle at Cycle Bar ($85 Value)

Cycle Bar

Hyde Park

Smart bikes keep track of exercisers’ stats during intense, music-fueled cycling workouts

$85 $39

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Worthy Yoga, LLC (70% Off)

Worthy Yoga

Cincinnati

From the merchant: Worthy Yoga is a Holy Yoga practice; a brand that fuses the Hatha and Bhatki paths of yoga.

$115 $35

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10 or 20 Yoga, Barre, or Pilates Mat Classes at Eastside Wellness Connections (Up to 67% Off)

Eastside Wellness Connections

Anderson Township

Workouts are led by certified instructors who are continuously updating their skill set, at a studio in business for more than 10 years

$130 $55

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Roller Skating for Two or Four with Pizza, Drink, and Arcade Tokens at Fun Factory Roller Skating (Up to 57% Off)

Fun Factory Roller Skating

Norwood

Skaters of all ages careen across the hardwood floors of the indoor rink amid arcade games, a bounce house, and a concession stand.

$30 $15

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Full-Day Visit for One, Two, or Four at CoCo Key Water Resort (Up to 59% Off) 

CoCo Key Water Resort

Sharonville

Indoor water park maintained at 84 degrees with four 40-foot slides, an adventure river, water basketball and an arcade

$30 $15

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10 Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Fahrenheit Fitness (56% Off)

Fahrenheit Fitness

Cincinnati

Fitness studio schedules Zumba, Pilates, and Mixed Fuel classes, which combine boot camp, yoga, and kickboxing exercises

$50 $22

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Tour for Two or Four with Cincinnati Running Tours (Up to 73% Off)

Cincinnati Running Tours

Fountain Square

Explore Cincinnati's downtown areas, such as the Riverfront or the city's bridges, while running with a knowledgable tour guide

$90 $29

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$384 for $699 Toward a One-Year Gym Membership with Unlimited Classes at Bee Fit Health Club

Bee Fit Health Club

Cincinnati

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$699 $384

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Ballroom-Dance Lesson Packages for One or Two at Dare to Dance (Up to 89% Off)

Dare To Dance

Blue Ash

Seasoned instructors lead students through various styles of ballroom dance in private and group lessons

$370 $49

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5 or 10 One-Hour Boot-Camp Classes at The Academy Of Sports Performance (Up to 70% Off)

The Academy Of Sports Performance

Cincinnati

Small groups of adults with similar goals and skill levels build strength and endurance in boot-camp classes

$125 $49

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10 Boot Camp Classes from Snap Fitness Downtown Cincinnati (75% Off)

Snap Fitness Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $30

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Buttercream Basics Cake-Decorating Class for One or Two at Cincinnati Cake and Candy Supplies (Up to 58% Off)

Cincinnati Cake and Candy Supplies

Reading

Two-and-a-half-hour class teaches the basics of icing and decorating cakes; students take home their frosted confections

$85 $41

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10 Group Ballroom-Dance Lessons or Two Private and Two Group Dance Lessons (Up to 69% Off)

Westside Dance Center

Dent

Ballroom dancing lessons train individuals to glide and twirl with a partner; private lessons perfect couples’ steps

$150 $49

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$20 for $40 Groupon — YEP Fitness

Yep Fitness

Roselawn

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$40 $20

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$28 for $50 Groupon — Michele Miller

Michele Miller

North College Hill

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$50 $28

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$99 for One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes at DEFINE body & mind ($250 Value)

DEFINE body & mind

Cincinnati

Classes include DEFINE body, revolution, and mind

$250 $99

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Visit for Two or Four or a One-Year Family or Patron Membership at Taft Museum of Art (Up to 55% Off)

Taft Museum of Art

Central Business District

World-class museum features collection of fine art including great European masterpieces and stunning rotating exhibitions

$20 $10

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Three Personal-Training Sessions and a Dietary Consultation from Elite Training Cincinnnati (75% Off)

Elite Training Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$160 $40

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10 or 20 Boot-Camp Sessions at 1 More Rep Cincinnati (Up to 58% Off)

1 More Rep Cincinnati

Kenwood

High-intensity workouts that incorporate interval training, functional exercises, free weights, medicine balls, or rope undulation

$70 $35

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30 Days of Unlimited Gym Access or One-Month Athletic Performance Training at Tier 2 LLC (Up to 51% Off)

Tier 2 LLC

Cincinnati

Fitness and training get a boost with 30 days of 24/7 gym access or training designed to enhance specific athletic goals

$80 $40

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10 or 20 Dance Fitness Classes at Cardio Dance Party (Up to 76% Off)

Cardio Dance Party

Multiple Locations

Seasoned instructors lead groups through high-energy, 55-minute cardio dance classes set to popular songs with easy-to-follow choreography

$80 $19

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Two Personal Training Sessions at Takacs Training Systems (65% Off)

Takacs Training Systems

Cincinnati

Two training sessions to get you started on the right path to reaching your fitness or sport-performance goals

$120 $42

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Public Ice Skating and Skate Rental for Two or Four at Northland Ice Center (Up to 50% Off)

Northland Ice Center

Evendale

During public-skate hours, skaters of all ages slice across the same NHL-size rink where ECHL hockey team Cincinnati Cyclones practice

$16 $8

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10 or 20 Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at US Martial Arts Academy (Up to 66% Off)

US Martial Arts Academy

Withamsville

Youngsters learn self discipline, respect, and focus during interactive Karate and Brazilian"Jiu-jitsu classes

$144 $59

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$51 for 10 Barre Classes at Yoga Alive ($100 Value)

Yoga Alive

Kenwood

Barre classes lengthen and strengthen physiques

$100 $51

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One or Four 30-Minute Guitar, Bass, or Drum Lessons at Fairfield Music Academy (Up to 52% Off)

Fairfield Music Academy

Fairfield Music Academy

Instructors with nearly 10 years of experience offer private lessons for students of all ages and skill levels, from beginner to pro

$25 $12

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One or Three Months of Unlimited Gym Access and Unlimited Fitness Classes at Revolution Fitness (Up to 59% Off)

Revolution Fitness

Oakley

Certified instructors lead eight varieties of spin in 20-cycle studio that also offers yoga, mat Pilates, and kettlebell and TRX classes

$95 $39

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Four or Eight Semiprivate Training Sessions at Matt Kasee Training & Performance (Up to 75% Off)

Matt Kasee Training & Performance

Cincinnati

A certified personal trainer guides clients through semiprivate workouts, tailoring his advice to suit their weight-loss and fitness goals

$200 $59

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5 or 10 Drop-In Zumba, Salsa, or West African Dance Classes at Bi-Okoto Cultural Centre (50% Off)

Bi-Okoto Drum & Dance Theatre

Pleasant Ridge

Various dance classes get hearts pumping while celebrating cultures from Africa and beyond

$50 $25

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$39 for Four-Week Women's Boot Camp at Cincinnati Adventure Boot Camp ($299 Value)

Cincinnati Adventure Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

Coach lauded by "Wall Street Journal" designs camps that include workouts up to five times a week and dietitian-approved meal plan

$299 $39

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$75 for a Two-Week Boot Camp and Fat-Burning Program at Fitness & Wellness Solutions ($155 Value)

Kim Hardewig Boot Camp

Cardinal Pacelli

Clients transform their bodies into strong, healthy physiques with two-week boot camp and fat-burning regimen

$155 $75

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Three or Six 60-Minute Personal Training Sessions at Queen City Barbell (Up to 56% Off)

Queen City Barbell

Madisonville

Trainers motivate their clients through results-oriented workouts tailored to individual fitness goals

$90 $45

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Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati Outing for Two or Four Adults or Two-Alarm Membership (Up to 53% Off)

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

West End

Historical firehouse-turned-museum hosts array of 19th-century firefighting artifacts & exhibits on fire safety

$16 $8

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$89 for Four 30-Minute One-on-One Personal-Training Sessions at Next Level Fitness ($200 Value)

Next Level Fitness

Cincinnati

Inside a spacious, fully-equipped gym, trainer works one-on-one with clients, motivating them through tailored exercises

$200 $89

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$18 for a Four-Hour Bicycle Rental for One from Cincinnati Bike Center (Up to $30 Value)

Cincinnati Bike Center

Smale Riverfront Park

Rent a cruiser or comfort bicycle for four hours to explore Cincinnati

$30 $18

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American Sign Museum Visit for Two or Four (Up to 50% Off)

American Sign Museum

Camp Washington

Nearly 4,000 signs, photos, and books celebrate roadside Americana and neon art

$30 $15

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$25 for Five Yoga Classes at Cincinnati Yoga School ($60 Value)

Cincinnati Yoga School

Pleasant Ridge

Classes for all levels include beginner yoga, intermediate power yoga, and gentle flow for beginners and advanced students

$60 $25

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Four Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at MOVE Yoga (65% Off)

Move Yoga

West End

Invigorating classes in a magical space

$100 $35

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10 Boot-Camp Classes at Move Camp (70% Off)

Motus Fit / Move Camp

Cincinnati

Cincinnati's top movement instructor guides you in a small-group boot camp that goes far beyond pushups. Explore your true nature!

$150 $45

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5, 10, or 15 Beginner-Level Boxing Classes at The Punch House (Up to 77% Off)

The Punch House

Multiple Locations

Nationally certified and ranked coaches who have trained NFL players and UFC pros lead muscle-toning martial-arts workouts

$100 $35

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$49 for One Month of Morning Group Training Classes at Venus - A Fitness Studio For Her ($219 Value)

Venus - A Fitness Studio For Her

Montgomery

Start your day off right with morning group training classes, scheduled for 5:45 A.M. and 9 A.M.

$219 $49

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5, 10, or 20 Yoga Classes at Blyss Studio (Up to 75% Off)

Blyss Studio

Milford

Yoga studio aims to bring positive energy and motion to the community, with Vinyasa, Hatha, and Foundational yoga classes

$60 $29

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Two Go-Kart Races or Go-Kart Driving School with Rental Gear at Whiteland Raceway Park (Up to 50% Off)

Whiteland Raceway Park

Whiteland

Birel N 35-X karts whip riders around the track; the driving school offers basic training and track time

$24 $13

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Two Games of Laser Tag for Two or Four People at Laser Rage (Up to 50% Off)

Laser Rage

Newport

Adjacent to the USS Nightmare, a premiere haunted house, players aim their phasers at fellow combatants during 15-minute laser-tag games

$20 $12

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$20 for a Newport is Haunted Tour for Two ($40 Value)

Newport is Haunted Tour

Newport

Take a lantern-lit journey through Newport’s grisly history, including a look at at the reportedly haunted Bobby Mackey’s

$40 $20

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Standup with Bottomless Sodas for Two at Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant (Up to 51% Off)

Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant

Funny Bone Comedy Club & Restaurant

Established headliners and emerging comics incite guffaws at a popular comedy-club franchise

$61.50 $30

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Three 60-Minute Personal-Training Sessions at Hard Core Fitness, LLC (Up to 52% Off)

Hard Core Fitness, LLC

Newport

Certified personal trainer devises workouts and diet to help clients achieve their fitness goals

$180 $89

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5, 10, or 20 Indoor Rowing Classes at The Rowing Place at No Limits Rowing (Up to 74% Off)

The Rowing Place at No Limits Rowing

Newport

Indoor rowing classes build endurance, sculpt abs, and provide a complete core workout

$75 $29

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Four or Eight Weeks of Unlimited Classes at NewCov CrossFit (Up to 58% Off)

NewCov Crossfit

Newport

CrossFit involves constantly varied, functional movements performed at a high intensity

$155 $69

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One Regular, Combo, or VIP Combo Ticket to Scream Acres CT (Up to 43% Off)

Scream Acres CT

Covington

20,000-square-foot haunt grants access to up to one haunted attraction with five themed areas; VIP tickets allow guests to jump to line

$30 $17

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$20 for a Covington Is Haunted Tour for Two from American Legacy Tours ($40 Value)

American Legacy Tours

Covington

Learn about Covington’s haunting history of local ghosts and neighborhood feuds on a 1.5- to 2-hour walking tour

$40 $20

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$18 for $50 Worth of Services at Allegro Dance Arts & Apparel

Allegro Dance Arts & Apparel

Park Hills

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$50 $18

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10 Bootcamp, Yoga, or Personal Training Sessions with Fitness Assessment at YOLO Fitness (Up to 88% Off)

YOLO Fitness

Park Hills

After a personalized assessment charts current fitness levels, students can improve stats in bootcamp, yoga, or personal-training sessions

$160 $29

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$14 for Four Children's Activity-Center Visits to Totter's Otterville (Up to $31.80 Value)

Totter's Otterville

Covington

Kids' activity village hosts educational entertainment with puppet shows, train rooms, and face painting as adults chaperone free of charge

$31.80 $14

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Five Tumbling Classes, Five Preschool Classes, or Birthday Party for 12 Kids at Premier Athletics (Up to 57% Off)

Premier Athletics

Park Hills

Grade-school-age and pre-school children learn fundamental tumbling skills; birthday parties include gym time and party supplies

$75 $35

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Led by championship dancer Marco Mechelke, Dare To Dance's squad of experienced instructors help dancers of all experience levels to kick up their heels and ignite calorie bonfires. Up-tempo beats resound in high-energy Zumba and fitness classes, and quick-steppers master more than 15 styles in ballroom-dance classes. Wall-to-wall mirrors reflect synchronized fleet-footers as they cut and painstakingly resew rugs across three studios' combined 10,000 square feet of smooth, polished wood floors.

11256 Cornell Park Dr
Blue Ash,
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The Range
  • Cincy West's indoor range has 10 25-yard handgun lanes and 10 50-yard rifle lanes
  • Blue Ash's indoor range has 16 25-yard handgun lanes and 4 25-yard rifle lanes
  • Rifle ranges accommodate firearms up to .308 caliber at all times; Cincy West can accommodate calibers up to .50 BMG
The Rentals
  • Both locations rent over 80 firearms
  • Revolvers from Smith & Wesson
  • Handguns, such as a Glock 42 semiautomatic
  • Rifles, such as a Springfield Armory M1A Standard semiautomatic
At a Glance

Point Blank Range & Gun Shop exists in two places at once, both offering a safe and clean range that is open to the public. After stepping into either the Cincy West or Blue Ash location, visitors find themselves surrounded by 5,000 square feet of firearms, ammunition, and accessories. Away from this ever-changing inventory, Point Blank's team cleans handguns and teaches firearms classes for all skill levels. They also host free events, which cover topics such as safety and maintenance for new gun owners.

10930 Deerfield Rd
Blue Ash,
OH
US

To program director William Brashear and his team of teachers, yoga is a spiritual journey that begins within while a person is creating a bond with humanity. They inspire students of all ability levels to seek this inner peace in their classes, which cover a variety of styles. Options range from Mysore—a meditation-focused discipline—to power yoga—a vigorous Vinyasa-based course—to gentle yoga—a slower-paced rehabilitative class. To zero in on students' specific areas of concern, they lead one-on-one sessions, helping them master their techniques and learn Sanskrit words such as, "asana" which means "pose," or more commonly, "Can you please help me? My leg is stuck behind my head."

In addition to yoga, the school provides healing services, including Ayurvedic Thai yoga massage, in which a trained practitioner gently pulls arms and legs and twists torsos and shoulders in an effort to loosen the muscles and release stress. It also hosts yoga- and meditation-centric events and organizes calming retreats to locales such as Leeland Valley.

6125 Ridge Ave
Cincinnati,
OH
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Hershey Theatre

The Hershey Theatre, conceived in 1933 by noted philanthropist and chocolatier Milton S. Hershey, stands as an opulent tribute to the performing arts. Taking architectural cues from Saint Mark’s Basilica in Venice, the foyer’s towering arches gleam with golden paint and crystal chandeliers. The blue-and-gold mosaic that leads to the main seating area is the masterwork of two German artists who spent two years on its construction. Once inside the theater, audiences might think they’ve stepped onto the streets of Venice thanks to the atmospheric ceiling, stonework facades, and gondoliers paddling them to their seats. ####Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Music has permeated the 800 manicured acres where the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has stood since 1969, when farmer Max Yasgur agreed to let love, peace, and harmony grow wild at the very first Woodstock festival. These days, the renowned outdoor venue and cultural center continues to attract the biggest acts in music to its pavilion stage. The open-air design ensures ample ventilation on the natural sloping lawn, and a roof protects up to 15,000 fans from inclement weather and the prying eyes of Cessna pilots.

6295 Kellogg Ave
Cincinnati,
OH
US

During a self-proclaimed midlife crisis, Tod Swormstedt became the voice for some silent witnesses to American history: signs. The former editor and publisher of Signs of the Times magazine was more than familiar with the subject, and he wanted to give this particular slice of Americana a permanent tribute. He opened American Sign Museum in 1999 and filled it with nearly 4,000 books, photos, and, of course, lots and lots of signs.

  • Size: more than 19,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space (with 20,000 more on the way), featuring 28-foot ceilings for larger signs
  • Eye Catcher: a glowing McDonald's sign from 1963?six years before NASA landed a cheeseburger on the moon
  • Permanent Mainstay: the neon and hand-painted signs of Main Street, which recreates storefronts from decades past
  • Hidden Gem: the grizzly-looking sign from bygone supermarket chain Big Bear?which someone discovered while mowing grass
  • Don't Miss: the neon shop, open weekdays, where workers create new signs and chat with visitors
  • From the Press: For a glance inside the museum, check out the many video interviews here.
2515 Essex Pl
Cincinnati,
OH
US

The firefighters of Engine Company #45 Firehouse extinguished their last blaze in 1962 after 56 years of fearless public service. Although the team dissipated, the elegant, 1906 firehouse?with Renaissance Revival details and three doors wide enough to accommodate horse-drawn fire engines?remained, languishing as a city storehouse until 1980, when the Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati moved in. The building was recognized on the National Register of Historic Places and filled with special exhibits. It was also filled with antique firefighting gear that is in excellent condition in spite of years of smoke inhalation.

The collection reveals early 19th-century firefighting tactics with an alarm drum that once warned of fire from the roof of a carpenter shop and was later used to provide rhythm during disco infernos. In the Safe House exhibit, families diagram their homes and create personalized emergency plans while learning tips about fire prevention.

315 W Court St
Cincinnati,
OH
US