July 22, 2015, Paste Magazine. Day One. Morning. Most of the day will be spent downtown in the historic Over the Rhine neighborhood. A decade ago, this area was considered one of the nation’s most dangerous places, but over the past five years, it has seen a remarkable transformation. Before, the intersection at 12th and Vine was Cincinnati’s No. 1 hot spot for police; now it’s a diverse, thriving place of commerce.