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February 5, 2023

Greater Cincinnati’s Secrets Unveiled

Everything you need to know about Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky secrets right in the palm of your hand. Ready Press’ “Secret Cincinnati: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure” by Kathryn Witt has launched and is making its way around town.

Greater Cincinnati has beautiful and unheard-of treasures, and here, the stories are told. Did you know your city is home to the world’s largest steam engines? Did you know you can hear a free outdoor concert in the wintertime? Did you know there were pieces of the old castle-like building spread out all over the city? Or did you ever wonder why that bathtub is hanging from the ceiling?

There is more answers where that came from – 89 to be exact. “Secret Cincinnati” unveils answers with humor and facts, guiding readers around the city they love, and answering questions that possibly cross our minds day in and day out. Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky are both weird, unique and wonderful, and Witt does an amazing job taking readers through its unique wonders.

“Secret Cincinnati” is launched and ready. Come meet the author and learn more about this epic book for yourself!

  • Le Sorelle Boutique (341 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue, Ky; 859-291-2345)
    Friday, December 7, from 6 to 8 p.m
    This event is free and open to the public and includes a giveaway of two tickets to the Taft Museum of Art – just in time for their holiday exhibit, Antique Christmas.
  • Kenton County Public Library (Covington Branch; 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, Ky; 859-962-4000)
    Saturday, December 15, from 2 to 4 p.m.
    This kid-friendly event is free and open to the public! Program name: “Secrets, Songs and Santa Clause Are Coming to Town.”

Copies can be purchase at local bookstores, Amazon or To learn more, visit

An Artifact at the Museum of Anthropology on the campus of Northern Kentucky University

Pioneer Memorial Cemetery

Mushroom House

Hail Dark Aesthetics skeleton


About the Author

Amanda Hayward

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, a military wife and mom of three. If she's not writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.