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Memories Of The Historic, Eclectic And Iconic Cincinnati Gardens

Michael E. Keating/WVXU

From the NBA to ice shows; The Beatles to minor league hockey; high school and college basketball to the Cincinnati Rollergirls, no arena has run the gamut of events and entertainers like the Cincinnati Gardens

What are you memories of this iconic building? First concerts? First dates? High school graduations? Cincinnati Royals? Cincinnati Swords or Cyclones or Mighty Ducks?

Joining us in the studio to talk about the long history of the Cincinnati Gardens and to listen to your memories are Director of PR and Media Relations for the Cincinnati Gardens, Greg Waddell; longtime local sports writer, now at WCPO.com, Mike Dyer; and WVXU Media Beat blogger John Kiesewetter. On the phone, Lauren Bishop from the Cincinnati Rollergirls also joined us.

Read John's recent essay on the long history of the Cincinnati Gardens by clicking here: The Cincinnati Gardens: 67 Years, 67 Memories

Read Michael Keating's memories and see his photos of the Cincinnati Gardens by clicking here: A Final Curtain Call For The Cincinnati Gardens