Memorial Day http://wmub.org en Marking Memorial Day 2013 http://wmub.org/post/marking-memorial-day-2013 <p>Each Memorial Day, <a href="http://www.vva10.org/" target="_blank">Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter #10</a> hosts a ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial in Eden Park.</p><p>This year's guest speaker was retired Brigadier General Charles O. Dillard, MD who served two years in the United States Air Force and 20 years in the Ohio and Indiana National Guard.</p><p>For more images, visit our <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151396697111825.1073741836.38686491824&amp;type=3&amp;uploaded=20" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>.</p> Mon, 27 May 2013 16:17:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 13040 at http://wmub.org Marking Memorial Day 2013 Memorial wall has unique way of honoring veterans http://wmub.org/post/memorial-wall-has-unique-way-honoring-veterans <p>Just in time for Memorial Day, the <a href="http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/" target="_blank">National Museum of the United States Air Force</a> in Dayton is dedicating a wall of honor recognizing veterans and others who serve and have served our country.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.legacydataplates.com/" target="_blank">Legacy Data Plate Wall of Honor </a>memorializes veterans and others with a military connection. Each memorial plaque is designed to resemble data plates on military aircraft but instead of model and serial numbers, there are loving remembrances.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 19:04:02 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12985 at http://wmub.org Memorial wall has unique way of honoring veterans Fewer of us traveling this holiday weekend, but not by much http://wmub.org/post/fewer-us-traveling-holiday-weekend-not-much <p>AAA is projecting a slight decline in Memorial Day travel.&nbsp; The automobile association says 34.8 million people will be traveling more than 50 miles from home Thursday through Monday.&nbsp; Last year it was 35.1 million.&nbsp;&nbsp; The automobile association estimates 1,312, 559 Ohioans plan to travel for the holiday, also a slight decline from last year.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>The economy's been doing better, but....</strong></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:28:43 +0000 Mark Heyne 12886 at http://wmub.org Fewer of us traveling this holiday weekend, but not by much Best in Show at Taste of Cincinnati http://wmub.org/post/best-show-taste-cincinnati <p></p><p>The 2013 <a href="http://www.tasteofcincinnati.com/tastehome.aspx" target="_blank">Taste of Cincinnati </a>winners are out. The annual food festival is Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27. Organizers expect the event will draw 500,000 people.</p><p>*2013 Best of Taste Awards*<br><br>*Appetizer*<br><br>1st Place: Crab Rangoon, Thai Taste<br>2nd Place: Cuban Black Bean Soup, Silver Ladle<br>3rd Place: Risotto Balls, Pompilios<br><br>*Entrée*</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 13:20:32 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12653 at http://wmub.org Best in Show at Taste of Cincinnati Taste of Cincinnati adds new features, expands kids area http://wmub.org/post/taste-cincinnati-adds-new-features-expands-kids-area <p></p><p>It's the unofficial kick-off to summer in the Queen City. <a href="http://www.tasteofcincinnati.com/tastehome.aspx" target="_blank">Taste of Cincinnati</a> draws 500,000 people to Downtown May 25-27 and this year it's getting bigger.</p><p>Organizers say the children's ride and game area is being expanded. Ten "signature restaurants" are participating in the newly created "Taste of Cincinnati USA Experience," a tented dining space in the P&amp;G Gardens at Fifth and Sycamore streets.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:07:12 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11348 at http://wmub.org Taste of Cincinnati adds new features, expands kids area