Rick Pender


A Cincinnati journalist, author, radio interviewer, step-on tour guide, and urban resident, Rick Pender has covered and promoted events and arts for nearly four decades. You can read his columns, features, and reviews in the newsweekly Cincinnati CityBeat (or online at, hear his interviews on WVXU-FM, and enjoy his theater commentaries on Facebook at Rick Pender’s Theater Stages & Scenes. He also keeps everyone up to date about the contents of this book via 100ThingsCincy on Facebook.


Nick Vehr speaks with author and local journalist Rick Pender about stories documented in his Bengals history book and why he thinks this current team is one we can believe in.

Author and tour guide Rick Pender has written a book called 100 Things To Do In Cincinnati Before You Die and he is confident new tourists will love the place. He says: “With history and professional sports, arts and culture, a

Do you live in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area or plan to visit sometime soon? Unsure of what do to in/around town? If you are from this area, you have undoubtedly done some of the more commercial things like the

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