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“The SkyStar Wheel, You must visit this attraction in 2019!”

The SkyStar arrived on Aug. 31 and has since become a fixture in the Cincinnati skyline. Truly — the SkyStar looks so natural down on the Banks, nestled behind the iconic “Sing the Queen City” sign. More than 100,000 riders have enjoyed SkyStar since the fall. And on New Year’s Day, my family and I decided to experience the SkyStar for ourselves…

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“Cincy's Beloved Traveling Ferris Wheel Might Not Ever Leave"

Since arriving at The Banks to celebrate the development’s 10th anniversary, the SkyStarobservation wheel has earned the attention of visitors (and their cameras). The 150-foot-tall attraction is the largest of its kind—a traveling ferris wheel that has also made stops in Louisville, Kentucky and Norfolk, Virginia. Originally slated to run from August to December 2018, SkyStar’s presence on the Downtown Cincinnati riverfront was recently extended until at least mid-June 2019, and there’s speculation that it could stay even longer…

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“SkyStar is sticking around at The Banks a little while longer!”

The newest, high flying and colorful attraction at The Banks is sticking around a little while longer. SkyStar, the 150-foot ‘mobile observation wheel’ -- (Ferris Wheel) is extending its stay until the summer. The was originally supposed to bring its soaring sights to downtown Cincinnati from Aug. 31 to Dec. 2 to celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Banks, but the Queen City liked it so much it’s staying put until June 16…

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“SkyStar observation wheel opens at The Banks to great views and reviews..”

The 150-foot high SkyStar observation wheel at The Banksopened Saturday evening to great reviews from WCPO Anchor Tanya O'Rourke and WCPO Multimedia Journalist Jake Ryle after they were among the first riders... 

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“SkyStar 15-Story Ferris Wheel Going Up at The Banks..”

SkyStar, a temporary 15-story "observation wheel" (aka Ferris Wheel), is going up at The Banks downtown from Aug. 31-Dec. 2. The portable contraption has been traveling across America, setting up shop in cities including Norfolk, Va. and Louisville, Ky. to offer elevated views and a novel, pop-up tourism experience…

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“Giant Ferris wheel headed to Banks!”

A 150-foot-high “mobile observation wheel” is coming to the Banks this week to help the riverfront development celebrate its 10th anniversary. The wheel, called the SkyStar, will open Aug. 31 and operate through Dec. 2 on Freedom Way across the street from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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“150-Foot-High SkyStar Observation Wheel Will Help Celebrate 10th Anniversary of The Banks in Cincinnati!”

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Banks in Cincinnati, SkyStar, a 150-foot-high mobile observation wheel will open August 31 through December 2. SkyStar will operate on Freedom Way at The Banks, across from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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