Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams isn’t your average furniture store. They’re a company working to provide unique and beautiful products that are stylish, comfortable and environmentally friendly. Not only have they been successful in providing such products, but they have been doing so for 30 years.
Women in the Tri-State are incredible. It’s a time to honor and remember those who have sacrificed their lives to serve others. It’s also a time for reflection and gratitude. As a motivational speaker, I am often asked to share about my life. I’m grateful that my response always begins the same: I’m proud to be a veteran. It is chiseled on my heart and soul. I am honored to have served my country, and although I was injured in the line of duty, I would do it all over again. It was a personal obligation for me.
Orange Chair is far from your average upholstery shop. Filled to the brim with various building materials and colorful swathes of fabric, the workshop is a riot of creativity. It’s clear upon a visit to the “Shop” that the organization is focused on innovation and creating an amazing finished product for their clients.
Think of luxurious living – of personalized, a la carte services, a state-of-the-art community and a place where everything is catered to your specific needs. Think of a place that truly feels like home.
Anderson Dental Care is participating in the National Colgate & TerraCycle Oral Care Recycling Program. In partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation, the state that recycles the most oral waste will receive a playground for a children’s hospital.
The Women of Influence Award honors our region's leading women who have helped shape the success of their organization and have demonstrated exceptional leadership.
Granted, few of us will climb a mountain or have time for a week in the woods, but with winter’s days behind us we will be able to enjoy more time outdoors. For much of that time we will be close to home, in our gardens and yards and on our patios and decks.
Venue Magazine hosts a Women of Influence Mixer on Monday, June 10th, 2019 to kick off the awards event that was held on Tuesday, June 11th. The event was sponsored by U.S. Bank Wealth Management. The Women of Influence Award honors our region's leading women who have helped shape the success of their organization and have demonstrated exceptional leadership. We hope you can join us to celebrate these amazing women who have been nominated!
For a Kenwood family, a ‘decent size’ kitchen with a small island and crowded footprint recently took on a whole new shape after being remodeled by Kinsella Kitchens and Baths.
Is your financial advisor a member of a team? Does their team consist of a planner and/or an investment expert? Or is he or she on their own? If so, do they claim to be an expert in multiple planning areas or disciplines (investments, estate planning, insurance, etc.)?
The Cincinnati Art Museum has already hosted tens of thousands of visitors who have experienced the first phase of the No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man. The second phase of the exhibition showcases dozens of new additional pieces, starting Friday, June 7. Both phases will close September 2, 2019.
Touted as the largest traveling collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, “Egypt: The Time of the Pharaohs” recently made its U.S. debut at Cincinnati Museum Center, and the exhibition is fascinating visitors with its more than 350 original relics, the oldest of which dates back 4,500 years.
“It’s not the kind of journey you really want to take, but I’m still here to talk about it.” And when Ross Township Police Chief Darryl Haussler talks about the living kidney transplant he received at University of Cincinnati Medical Center last October, he is upbeat, beyond thankful, and still a bit awestruck.
Travis Nipper, director of marketing and business development at Leadership Excelleration, Inc. (LEI), recently sat down with Lelia Kramer, president of Saint Ursula Academy; Phillip Lanham, vice president of donor & private foundation services for Greater Cincinnati Foundation; and Kurt Platte, owner of Platte Architecture + Design to discuss leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and company culture.
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s 125th Anniversary season is nearly here and promises to bring not only the classic scores we all know and love, but also new works created by contemporary composers. Celebrating the past while keenly anticipating the future, Music Director Louis Langrée and the Orchestra will perform classical compositions (including Beethoven’s Symphonies 5, 6, and 8, completing the three-year Beethoven Revolution cycle) while presenting newly commissioned works and world premieres—all brought to life by a diverse array of star performers.
Last year, Bond Home Furnishings celebrated its 80th anniversary. When owner Tim Canada was nearing retirement, he approached Kevin Malof to see if he’d be interested in buying the business. After discussing the opportunity with some business partners – though they had no experience in furniture retail sales – they were intrigued by the offer as they already owned several other businesses in Loveland’s historic district, including Bishop’s Quarter, a three-story “New Orléans” themed wine and bourbon bar.
Dental cosmetic issues range from a single damaged tooth which has discolored over time, to severe bruxism (tooth wear from excessive teeth grinding). Dr. Rebecca Hayden, of Hayden Family Dental, says that tooth wear is an issue she sees daily within her practice.
“You can have your car in any color you want, as long as it’s black.” Although Henry Ford’s assembly line was a boon to manufacturing and cranked out armies of affordable cars, we’d balk if a dealership told us the same thing today. There are so many options and, after all, it is our car.
In its third year, the Stepping Stones’ Sporting Clays Tournament netted more than $80,000 for disabilities programming, a 43 percent increase over the amount raised in 2018.
World-renowned cardiac specialist Tim Henry, M.D., F.A.C.C., M.S.C.A.I., former chief of cardiology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, was recently named the Lindner Family Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research and Medical Director of The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital. An internationally-recognized innovator in heartattack care and the study of stem cell and regenerative therapies for heart failure and refractory angina, Dr. Henry is excited to be working with Dean Kereiakes, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., interventional cardiologist and Medical Director of The Christ Hospital Research Institute.
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) is pleased to announce that Kim Kern, TCT’s Managing Director and CEO, has been elected to the National Board of Directors of Theatre for Young Audiences/USA (TYA/USA), a membership organization that serves and represents the national field of theatre for young audiences.
With spring often comes sprains if you don’t warm up properly before swinging a golf club, serving a tennis ball, hitting the ski slopes or running a mile for the first time following a winter hiatus.
Donath Facial Plastic Surgery has expanded its team of aesthetics providers to include five new professional injectors in order to meet patients’ rapidly increasing demand for non-surgical procedures.
In the 1970s, a group of high-net-worth executives from the Kodak Co. was looking for a creative way to shield more of their salaries from income taxes. They conceived a plan that would allow them to exempt up to a quarter of their income and invest it in the stock market. They took their plan to their congressmen and convinced them to introduce legislation that would add a new section to the Internal Revenue tax code based on those very terms. The section was enacted into law in 1978.
Designing and building homes within the urban core is often challenging due to space and zoning restrictions. But Platte Architecture + Design masters the process with creativity and innovation. The recently-built Pleasant Street residence is no exception.
The transplant team at UC Health brings hope to hundreds of patients each year through life-saving organ transplant surgeries, along with breakthrough research and innovations. But the experts at UC Health know that clinical care is just one step in a longer journey for their patients.
With the spring season just around the corner, maybe you’re still holding on to that New Year’s resolution to clean out the attic. Or maybe you’re looking to do some spring cleaning in the garage. Whatever your plans for clutter might include, Junk King can help.
The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion will be taking home the “Scripps Cup,” the first custom-designed trophy in the organization’s 90-year history. Created by Rookwood Pottery, the Bee unveiled the Scripps Cup during the Opening Ceremony on Monday, May 27, in National Harbor, Maryland, with a design that celebrates a combined legacy of hard work and recognition of talent.
The Rockin’ Co-Chairs are traditionally sought for their leadership in charitable and philanthropic causes throughout Greater Cincinnati. They are an integral component of making this annual event succesful to ensure there are always servcies available to the children and families The Children’s Home serves.
When representatives from Greene King Brewery and “Old Speckled Hen” – the U.K.’s largest Pub retailer, brewer and top-selling ale – held a contest to determine the best fish & chips in the U.S., the competition was fierce, with hundreds of contenders from all across the country. A six-week online voting period whittled nominations down to the top five before a week-long taste test ensued. Judges from Greene King traveled from England to the United States to judge fish & chips based on criteria including batter consistency, fish freshness, chip texture, and how well the dish complemented the flavor of “Old Speckled Hen.”
At first glance, downtown establishments 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab, Pleasantry, and Money Chicken seem like very different businesses. In truth, they are stand-alone concepts tied together by partners who share a passion for their Cincinnati community and a belief that sourcing sustainably and ethically is the only option.
Travis Nipper, director of marketing and business development at Leadership Excelleration, Inc. (LEI), recently sat down with Mike Dektas, CFO of Miller-Valentine Group; Jason Praeter, president of entertainment & communications at Cincinnati Bell; and Paul Staubach, CEO of Foster & Motley to discuss leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and company culture.
As generations of residents at senior living facilities are changing, so too are the trends and expectations of senior care providers. “Bingo is no longer what they are looking for,” says Megan Gresham-Ulrich, Vice President of Corporate Communications, Marketing and Development for Maple Knoll Communities. “Baby boomers coming in want to do everything they didn’t have time to do when they were busy raising families and working.”
Forty-two years ago, Larry and I, along with our 17-month-old daughter, embarked on a life-changing journey. In a dramatic manner, God called us in 1977 to leave all that we held dear, and follow His divine will to go and live covertly behind the Iron Curtain in Communist Poland.
Many “green” building practices are becoming standard-place in the home design business – things like low water-usage plumbing, renewable material selections, construction waste reduction, wind turbines and solar panels. Whether trying to reduce monthly utility bills, capture a tax savings or simply reduce one’s impact on the environment, many buyers are looking for greener options.
The big Art Deco clock on the outside. The majestic mosaic murals on the inside. The spacious rotunda dotted with little ticket windows. My mother returning from a trip. My older sister’s best friend, Ann – for whom I am named – arriving for a visit, during which time she taught me how to jump rope.
From Over-the-Rhine to Newport, from Glendale to Montgomery and dozens of in-fills and tear-downs in between, a tremendous amount of historical renovation is going on in Greater Cincinnati.
Stanley E. Romanstein first walked the halls of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) as a graduate student in the late 1970s. Appointed as Dean of CCM in July 2018, he is working with faculty, staff, alumni and community members to ensure that the internationally renowned institution continues to meet the needs of the next generation of students.
The Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel is excited to once again host the Karen Wellington Foundation’s (KWF) biggest fundraiser, “Forever in Bloom,” on April 5. The annual event ensures “FUN NOW” is continually etched on the calendars of women battling breast cancer.
High-spirited entertainment, guests spontaneously jumping up to dance, entertainers swinging from the ceiling, puppies that sell for $15,000…this might sound like a lively party, but instead these are things that tend to happen at the annual JDRF Cincinnatians of the Year Gala. Many people tend to think of nonprofit black-tie gala fundraisers as boring affairs, with lots of talking and a barely edible chicken dinner, but JDRF prides itself in breaking the mold of traditional galas by hosting a full-fledged and immersive extravaganza.
Life took an unexpected turn for the Cramer family during a girls’ lacrosse game 15 years ago. “Our daughter Molly was out running down the field and then she just passed out,” remembers Laura Cramer. “Here is this super healthy 12-year-old girl collapsed on the field and then quickly in the emergency room at Children’s. Despite a lot of testing, doctors didn’t seem to know right away what was going on until they tested her blood sugar. They very quickly knew that Molly had Type 1 diabetes.”
“Putting it simply, there is a growing need for comprehensive education, behavioral and health services for youth in Greater Cincinnati,” said John Banchy, president and CEO of The Children’s Home of Cincinnati. “Our agency remains at the forefront of tackling issues that affect the most vulnerable in our community.”
Explosions of color! Bursts of memorable sights and sounds! Joy-filled fun that erupts all day long! The multichromatic kaleidoscope of memory-making stories that defines each visitor’s adventure at one of Cincinnati’s 100-plus parks and green spaces is the heart of the 2019 Hats Off Luncheon, returning to the John G. and Phyllis W. Smale Riverfront Park on Friday, May 10.
If you grew up in Cincinnati, it’s likely your perception of Mill Creek was that it was awful, certainly not somewhere you wanted to go to fish or revel in nature’s beauty. In fact, in 1997, Mill Creek was named the most endangered urban stream in North America.
When imagining the perfect warm spring or summer day, nothing comes to mind faster for many than a golf course. For Todd Johnson, it’s not only a hobby, but his entire career.
Voltage Furniture – the name vividly describes the company, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer unique, modern, high-end European furniture, lighting and accessories, forever sparking the interests of distinguished clientele throughout Cincinnati and the Tri-state.
Beatriz H. Porras, M.D. is the founder and medical director of Skin Diagnostics Laser & Rejuvenation in Cincinnati. Dr. Porras specializes in Cosmetic and General Dermatology and has extensive training and experience of more than 20 years. Her passion for dermatology started in her early childhood in her native Colombia, where her maternal grandfather died of melanoma.
Her last role at Procter & Gamble (P&G) before retiring after 26 years was vice president of sales, leading the company’s $8.5 billion retail grocery business. During that time, Beverly Grant – recently named chair of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) Board of Directors – was a dedicated participant in multiple grocery industry trade associations. She served on the Food Marketing Institute’s advisory board and the Industry Affairs and Trading Partner Alliance committees for the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association, where she was an instrumental voice in identifying issues of concern shared by retailers and manufacturers alike.
Women often wear many hats – wife/partner, mother, daughter, household manager – the list goes on and on before considering the role of doctor, which is one of the most demanding in terms of time and energy, says Kavitha Sivaraman, M.D., an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery and medical and surgical diseases of the cornea at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) in Blue Ash. Sivaraman recently donned a new hat as founder of a supportive community of women who share this mutual – and challenge-laden – experience.
Choosing the perfect diamond engagement ring or exquisite piece of high-end fashion jewelry can be exciting. Or it can be nerve-wracking. Thanks to Jimmy Stafford, owner, and Michele Randle, manager at Stafford Jewelers at Kenwood Towne Centre, purchasing either is a joyous occasion guaranteed to bring a sparkle to your or your loved one’s eye.
The Summit, A Dolce Hotel features not only a stunning art gallery and high-end hospitality experience, but also an excellent culinary experience.
Having grown up in Verona, Italy, NOLI owner Agostino Fede has always been invested in history, authenticity and territory. “My family home and [family kitchen manufacturing company, MAISTRI] are both in Verona,” says Fede. “The design sensibility, the history of the company, the materials – they all told me a story that I wanted to share with my friends in the United States.”
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