"If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody," Alice Longworth once quipped, "then come sit right here by me."
Yep, the Mt. Adams matron was"”in all matters of fashion"”your typical Cincinnatian. This city's residents have always loved a juicy scandal to chew upon. Give us just a small dose of malicious gossip, contemptible innuendo or unconfirmed rumors, and we're happy.
Over the past century, the Queen City has certainly provided a royal supply: Our landscape is littered with notorious scamps, scalawags, con artists, cads, bandits and other vice squad favorites. A few pesky libel laws keep us from telling tales on everybody, but take us to lunch and we'll reveal all.

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