CINCINNATI - Whether it was sports, music or dining, this has been an eventful weekend along the Cincinnati riverfront, and the weekend is yet to be over.
Kicking off Friday night, the 50th Annual Macy's Music Festival continued through Saturday evening, with performances by Midnight Star, Alex Boyd and Zay Foggs, Eric Benet, Dennis Edwards and the Temptations Review, Jaheim and Monica.
Paul Brown Stadium was filled with thousands of people from across the country. "We've seen people as far away as Michigan, Minnesota, how about Milwaukee, it's been incredible," said Faith Daniels, one of the organizers of the festival.
Right outside Paul Brown Stadium was the 513 Festival. Vendors filled the streets to sell their goods.
"I've been coming to this since the 70s. I live 110 miles away," Eddie Bluitt of Indianapolis said. "I've been to King's Island and came here when Coney Island was here."
Down the street, The Banks was bustling with new business as Mahogany's at the Banks celebrated its soft opening. The official grand opening will take place in the next few weeks, but they're ready to serve all weekend-long.
Country star Toby Keith was also in town to celebrate his new restaurant.
"I always felt like we did really well here when we played here all through the years, so I thought we had a big contingency of fans, and said let's do Cincinnati," Keith said.
The festivals and food generate lots of money for the Tri-State.
"The Banks is getting a tremendous amount of business in addition to hotels and entertainment at Newport on the Levee so everyone not only in tri-state but regionally is benefited from the festival being this big this year," Daniels said.
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