Gems of Cincinnati with Dan Hurley

Posted on 01/26/22

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While some are more well-known than others, Cincinnati has many traditions and beloved places and spaces, and is home to several historical markers.  AARP Cincinnati has teamed up with Local 12 and local historian Dan Hurley to uncover some of the most interesting and thought-provoking gems of the area. 

Join us as Hurley travels old familiar roads and reveals some of Cincinnati’s greatest historic gems in new ways from Findlay Market, Ohio's longest continuously run public market, to the AARP sponsored Fitness Park at Jacob Hoffner Park. 

What is your favorite gem of Cincinnati?  Tell us about a local or hidden gem of the city and perhaps a little-known fact about it on our Facebook page!  Feel free to click on the links below and explore past segments of Gems of Cincinnati.

Uncovering the Discography of King Records

No matter the weather ❄️, music keeps you warm ☺️. Former WKRC TV producer and reporter Dan Hurley is all things Cincinnati. Watch him host Gems of Cincinnati and uncover the music of King Records—now on YouTube!

Celebrating Art at the Taft Museum

Dan Hurley--historian, reporter, and radio host for all things Cincinnati--takes a trip to the Taft Museum of Art. The museum, built two centuries ago, houses unique and important artwork collected over time.

A Different Type of Library

Lloyd Library is an important institution within Cincinnati's scientific community. The library serves independent research in areas including botany, pharmacy, and medicine. Take a look with Dan Hurley—Cincinnati historian, reporter, and radio host.

It All Goes Back to the Beer at the Brewery Heritage Trail

Dan Hurley—Cincinnati historian, reporter, and radio host— walks down the Brewery Heritage Trail. With streets full of art and barrels full of beer, it is one of Cincinnati's most scenic areas.

Making Cincinnati a Start-Up City

Cincinnati is made for start-ups. Historian, radio host, reporter, and producer Dan Hurley sees how in another episode of Gems of Cincinnati, now on YouTube.

A Spotlight on Cincinnati's Theater Scene

Vivaldi? Detroit '67? Hamlet? Needless to say, Cincinnati is talented and cultured. We bring back historian, radio host, reporter, and producer Dan Hurley for another episode of Gems of Cincinnati.

Exploring Great Parks of Hamilton County

Cincinnati historian, reporter, and radio host legend Dan Hurley joins AARP Cincinnati to explore the gems of the city. Established in 1930, Great Parks of Hamilton County serves the Cincinnati area with 17 parks, 4 conservation areas, and 6 golf courses.

Defending a City that Didn't Want Them

Today, we celebrate Emancipation Day, and we honor the sacrifices made by African Americans in the Civil War. Dan Hurley tells the story of Cincinnati's Black Brigade.

Stopping by the Lively Findlay Market

Anyone have a go-to spot here? Findlay Market has served the Cincinnati area since 1852, and Dan Hurley shows you around in another episode of Gems of Cincinnati.

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