Cincinnati or the 'Blue Chip City' is a great place to raise a family. With its low cost of living and reasonable traffic and commute times for a city its size, it is easy living. And while it's a great place to raise a family, the city does also have its hot spots. Try the bars in Mount Adams or the places in more trendy new areas of town located to the north in Montgomery, Mason, and WestChester. If you are looking for low cost places to live; there are plenty of affordable houses, apartments, and condos for rent in areas like, Mount Healthy (older part of town but with a strong sense of community), Hyde Park (affluent area), and for those who want the suburbs West Chester, Mason, and even as far as Middletown are possibilities.
Working in Cincinnati - Business Opportunities
Known as 'the Blue Chip City', Procter & Gamble has its headquarters in Cincinnati and is one of the city's major employers. The General Electric Aircraft Engines plant is located in Glendale and is another great employer - they have a well developed internship program in place through many of the city's local universities like University of Cincinnati, Xavier, Miami University, and University of Dayton. Cincinnati boasts many options for those involved in consumer packaged goods.
Living in Cincinnati
Cincinnati has many sporting venues to entertain. The Cincinnati Reds (the world's first professional baseball team), the Cincinnati Bengals, (a National Football League team), the Cincinnati Masters (the oldest tennis tournament in the United States played in its original city), as well as several minor league teams including the Cincinnati Kings (a professional soccer team), the Cincinnati Cyclones (a professional hockey team), and the Cincinnati Jungle Kats (an arena football team) make the town home. The Cyclones are in many ways a town favorite whose success has helped draw in other minor league teams.
Also making its home in or just outside the city is King's Island, Cincinnati's amusement park and home of two of the country's best wooden roller coasters - 'The Beast' and 'The Son of Beast'. The city boasts many parks and woodlands within easy driving distance.
Apartment Rentals - Renting in Cincinnati
Cincinnati enjoys a very affordable cost of living in comparison to other major U.S. cities. Making a home in the trendy Mount Adams will probably allow you to walk to work downtown and houses for rent are reasonably priced. Apartments and rental houses are plentiful throughout the suburbs as well and the prices are lower than the national average.
Favorite Restaurants in Cincinnati
'The Precinct' located just east of downtown is the best Steak place, offering dry aged beef better than anything found in New York, Boston, or LA. Since this was a central shipping point in the 1800's and early 1900's for markets in the Northeast, it's no wonder that the place would have a great affinity for steak. Another local favorite is the Montgomery Inn which serves the best ribs in the city. - but don't mistake it for a rib shack, the Montgomery Inn is a fine dining experience. The ribs are so good that Bob Hope bought the franchise rights for the Montgomery Inn for all states west of the Mississippi.