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A Passion For Helping Others through Music and Entertainment

Allen Walker, owner of Big Daddy Walker Productions, loves what he does. He began DJing for a friend to support himself while earning his college degree in special education. He knew he wanted to help other people, but Walker quickly discovered that he had a gift for entertaining people as well. His life soon began to take an unexpected turn.
Fri, May 27, 2016

Need an Alternative?

A Look Inside Two Cincinnati Alternative Investment funds
After the great recession, John Dovich, president of John D. Dovich & Associates, LLC realized that client strategies needed to evolve with more diverse, non-traditional options.
Thu, May 26, 2016

A Unique Twist to Wedding Décor

Artic Diamond is in the business of setting your wedding apart from the rest. A couple’s once-in-a-lifetime celebration can be made magical with a stunning ice sculpture in various forms and styles that can include a state-of-the-art ice bar, a jaw-dropping display or an awe-inspiring tabletop centerpiece, just as special and unique as the lucky couple.
Wed, May 25, 2016

Bringing Wedding Visions to Life

Having two daughters get engaged within the same month would be daunting for most parents, but Ann Hayden, mother of Claire Brown and Nadyne Sukys, was ready for the challenge. One of the first calls she made for both of her daughters was to Kevin Ford, owner of Ford-Ellington Wedding & Event Design.
Wed, May 25, 2016

Cleaning Up Cincinnati

When the carpets need cleaning, the landscaping needs attention, or the parking lot needs striping, owners of more than 150 local commercial buildings throughout Cincinnati, Dayton and the surrounding communities call on one man to do the job – Brent Degenhardt.
Tue, May 24, 2016

Opening Doors - A Tender Mercies Spring Event

Friends of Tender Mercies were welcomed to the home of Joe and Lorraine Mayernik on May 18 to attend an event called Opening Doors.
Tue, May 24, 2016

Hats, Horses & Hearts Presented by Kindervelt #50 Raises More Than $75,000

America's Race is the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, but the Ladies of Kindervelt 50 hosted more than just another Derby Party; "Hats, Horses & Hearts" was a celebration to raise much needed funds to support breakthrough care provided through the Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute / Neurodevelopmental Educational Clinic.
Tue, May 24, 2016

Local Contractor Honored by Butler Manufacturing Company

Cincinnati Commercial Contracting, a general contracting company located at 4779 Red Bank Expressway, has been named Million Dollar Builder by the Buildings Division of Butler Manufacturing Company.
Tue, May 24, 2016

Innovation with Compassion:

Rising to the Challenge in the Global Fight Against Cancer
“The goal of the University Cancer program is to raise the level of cancer care throughout the whole region, and to maximize the chances of a cure with as low toxicity as possible,” says William Barrett, MD, director of the institute. The center, which has approximately 90 physicians and 90 researchers, is a hub for cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as oncologic clinical trials and cancer biology research.
Tue, May 24, 2016

Event Pics: 15th Annual Redlegs Run

Check out photos from the 15th annual Coldwell Banker West Shell Redlegs Run held on Saturday, May 14 at Great American Ballpark.
Mon, May 23, 2016

Sharonville Multi-Use Resort Now Under New Ownership

Renovations bring revitalization to local all-in-one hotel and add more than 100 new jobs.
Mon, May 23, 2016

John F. Barrett Entrepreneur Vision Award presented by EO Cincinnati

The John F. Barrett Entrepreneur Vision Award celebrates local business leaders who, through their willingness to take risks, stand out as community leaders who have built successful businesses that stimulate our local economy. The award is given annually to outstanding entrepreneurs who truly embody the entrepreneurial vision and spirit of Cincinnati in its evolution as a world-class city.
Mon, May 23, 2016

Brazee Street Studios and C-LINK Gallery Host Their 6th Annual Kid’s Exhibition Our City

Brazee Street Studios works with hundreds of students across Cincinnati to create ‘Our City’ in glass for their 6th annual Kid’s Exhibition in C-LINK Gallery.
Mon, May 23, 2016

Cincinnati Art Museum Sets New Strategic Course to 2020

Museum Commits to Community Connections and Expanded Civic Agenda at 136th Annual Meeting
The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a new Strategic Plan that will shape institutional direction and priorities for the next five years. The Strategic Plan 2016-2020 articulates that the story of art – past, present and future – enriches life, promotes a thriving creative economy, and links people and perspectives across cultures and history.
Mon, May 23, 2016

UC Health Adult Burn Center Open House

UC Health Adult Burn Center hosted an open house for area first responders and other health professionals involved in the complex treatment of caring for our regions burn victims.
Mon, May 23, 2016

Graduation #3 … No More Crazy Mom

Stuff of Life blogger Lauren Chesley shares the lessons she has learned after watching her third daughter graduate from college.
Mon, May 23, 2016

Unique Approaches to Treat Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

The Lindner Center of HOPE, which opened in 2008 and is affiliated with UC Health, offers patient-centered, scientifically advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness, addictions and other disorders. The Lindner Center calls its partial hospitalization program Mindful Transitions, designed to fill that gap where a patient might need more intensive care than they would get in an outpatient setting, yet do not require hospitalization.
Mon, May 23, 2016

A Marriage of Design

After getting married, Frank and Lori Wright were ready to merge their households. The couple was introduced to the design team at Dwellings through Adam Perkins of Masterpiece Audio Video in Fort Wright. The couple officially moved in October and say they couldn’t be happier.
Fri, May 20, 2016

Community Support on the Frontline of Cancer

For 25 years, Cancer Support Community Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky (CSC) has been taking strides to make sure that no one faces cancer alone.
Thu, May 19, 2016

Juggling Your Options

Founded in 2002, Cincinnati Circus Company provides a novel twist to your wedding entertainment, literally taking your event to new heights. The company performs events all over the country, providing more than 200 different forms of entertainment.
Wed, May 18, 2016

10 IT Service Firms to Watch in 2016

Sponsored by Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC)
Undoubtedly, there are more than 10 IT service firms to watch in Greater Cincinnati, but here are snapshots of notable examples of the plethora of IT talent we have here in Greater Cincinnati.
Wed, May 18, 2016

Embracing Change with Style and Sustainability

Change is the only constant in life. RWA Architects has been in business for 27 years and has experienced many changes in the industry, including what clients are looking for in their homes.
Tue, May 17, 2016

Two Decades of Creating Memorable Weddings

Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life, and no one knows that better than Kathy and Bill Kinane, owners of Manor House. The duo has helped create memorable weddings at the Manor House for 20 years.
Tue, May 17, 2016

2016 C-Suite Awards Videos

2016 C-Suite Awards honorees: Dora Anim, Greg Beasley, Jay Bedi, Randi Bellner, Brian Berning, Randy Brunk, Nelson Castillo, Dan Connors, Myrita Craig, Kelley Downing, Barry Farmer, Trey Grayson, Rabbi Abie Ingber, Bryan Hogan, William Hurford, Laurence Jones, Greg Livingston, Candace McGraw, James Reynolds, Rob Richardson, Jr., George Sehi, Dan de Stefano, Mike Vollette, Nita Walker, Rodney Williams and R. Douglas Spitler.
Fri, May 13, 2016

Laying the Foundation for Community Change

Everyone deserves a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati strengthens families in our community by building or rehabbing houses in the Tri-State. More than 550 local homes have been repaired or constructed by the organization.
Fri, May 13, 2016

Supporting Women and the Community Through Dance

Victoria Morgan believes in the power of dance. As artistic director and CEO, she is proud of the impact Cincinnati Ballet is having in the community.
Thu, May 12, 2016

Over-the-Rhine People’s Garden

Building community through gardening, education and environmental stewardship.
Wed, May 11, 2016

A Familiar Suprise

After dating for a year and a half, Daniel was ready to spend the rest of his life with Amanda. He planned a memorable proposal at Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse with the help of family and friends. The restaurant was a special location for the couple: he took Amanda there on their first date.
Wed, May 11, 2016

Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation Golf Scramble Raises More Than $40,000

The Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation Golf Scramble played host to more than 132 golfers and guests at The Twin Oaks Golf and Plantation Club on Saturday, May 7.
Wed, May 11, 2016

Wine Women & Shoes

Heels on. Glasses up! Join Cancer Support Community on Thursday, May 26 for the fun and fashionable Wine Women & Shoes featuring wine tasting, silent & live auctions, fashion show, charming shoe guys and a shopping marketplace! Be there. be fabulous!
Wed, May 11, 2016

FC Cincinnati Gives Local Soccer Fans a Home Team to Support

FC Cincinnati officially began its inaugural season on March 26 in Charleston, South Carolina, but the team has already generated a lot of excitement with impressive preseason wins.
Wed, May 11, 2016

Event Pics: JDRF Cincinnatians of the Year Gala

The 32nd annual Cincinnatians of the Year Gala was held on May 6 at the Duke Energy Center.
Tue, May 10, 2016

A Prominent Local Firm Prepares for the Future

For 37 years, ArchitectsPlus has provided clients with personal and professional service through their team of talented architects, interior designers and LEED-accredited professionals.
Tue, May 10, 2016

Event Pics: C-Suite Awards Class of 2016

Check out photos from the C-Suite Awards Class of 2016!
Tue, May 10, 2016

Finding Cyber Threats Fast

A person who attacks a network is like a virus that infects a human: It mutates. The difference? Motivation. One mutates for survival and the other mutates to steal or destroy important information that hackers want.
Tue, May 10, 2016

Magnified Giving Announces Award Ceremonies for 2016 Fund Granting

Magnified Giving, which seeks to educate, inspire and engage students in life-long philanthropy, is concluding its 2016 student program with four (4) awards ceremonies.
Mon, May 09, 2016

Weighing Your Losses

Three out of four Americans struggle with weight. The largest contributing factor to good health is maintaining a steady weight and following a good diet. Obesity is a serious health issue, but Magdalena Kerschner, MD, at Victory Weight Loss & Wellness believes weight loss is possible with the proper medical attention and support.
Mon, May 09, 2016

The Children's Home of Cincinnati Expands Early Childhood Day Treatment Program

The Children’s Home of Cincinnati celebrated the opening of two new Early Childhood Day Treatment (ECDT) classrooms, bringing the total to six for the organization.
Fri, May 06, 2016

A New Direction for a Historic Brand

Rookwood Pottery is undergoing a transformation. The world renowned pottery company is transitioning into a lifestyle brand intent on targeting a broader demographic. Although the company will continue production of their well-known signature items, the future promises to provide a wide array of new products, fresh for today’s tastes.
Fri, May 06, 2016

Event Pics: Light Up the Night Women Helping Women

Women Helping Women hosted Light Up the Night: A Decade of Peace, Love and Understanding on April 28.
Thu, May 05, 2016

JDRF to Tell its "Story of a Cure" at the Cincinnatians of the Year Gala This Weekend

Kim and Dave Dougherty to be honored at the annual JDRF Cincinnatians of the Year Gala, which is consistently ranked as one of the region's top nonprofit fundraising galas.
Thu, May 05, 2016

West Chester Hospital Invites the Community to Party 80’s Style Proceeds to support West Chester Hospital Patient Care Initiatives

West Chester Hospital celebrated the 5th Annual Fundraising Event benefiting innovation in patient education and communication on April 22. This year’s event theme was “Celebrating the 80s” - it was a fun opportunity for guests to celebrate the past while supporting the future of healthcare in our community.
Thu, May 05, 2016

City of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Awarded the 2018 Shakespeare Theatre Association Conference

This international conference will be held at CSC’s new state of the art theater in January of 2018.
Thu, May 05, 2016

From Mackie to Megabus: Get up and Go!

Thu, May 05, 2016

The Best Designs Start with People

Designing spaces for people to live, work, play, discover, heal, learn and worship is the focus of Champlin Architecture. With an emphasis on collaborative design and innovation, community and employee engagement, and trends and research, the firm is poised for future growth in order to better serve its clients.
Thu, May 05, 2016

Elise Meyer and Christopher Hoffer Wedding

Elise and Christopher’s relationship quickly blossomed after their first date. The couple dated for 15 months before he popped the question. The couple celebrated their big day with a winter wonderland themed wedding on December 12, 2015
Wed, May 04, 2016

Artis Senior Living of Mason Celebrates Their One Year Anniversary

Artis Senior Living of Mason celebrated their one year anniversary on April 20, 2016, with all the people that helped this first year be a great one.
Wed, May 04, 2016

Creating a Historical Masterpiece in Modern Cincinnati

If a house could be hung on the walls of the most glorified museums in the world, this home located in a suburb of Cincinnati would fit right in with the masterpieces throughout history.
Tue, May 03, 2016

Helping I.T. Connect

Organizations depend on information technology. It can often be an arduous and challenging terrain for individuals and companies to navigate. This is why organizations such as The Circuit, the IT association of the Greater Cincinnati region, are imperative to help guide the conversation and drive momentum.
Tue, May 03, 2016

A Derby Day Party with Heart

Kindervelt #50 presents the second annual Hats, Horses and Heart Derby Party.
Mon, May 02, 2016

IKOR Opens New Branch to Bring Healthcare Advocacy and Life Management Services to Cincinnati's Seniors and Disabled

Office will voice needs and desires preserve independence and dignity and protect assets of those needing care while bringing peace of mind to their families and professional advisors.
Mon, May 02, 2016

Event Pics: A Night of High Hopes

A Night of High Hopes raises $200,000 for bipolar and mood disorder research at Lindner Center of HOPE.
Mon, May 02, 2016

Gorillas Ran Loose on the Streets of Cincinnati

The Gorilla Glue Company once again presented the Gorilla Run, a 5K run or walk in support of the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF) on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at 11:00 AM
Mon, May 02, 2016

Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Andy Dalton and Wife Jordan Host 'Date Night' Program

Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowl quarterback Andy Dalton and his wife, Jordan, hosted parents of seriously ill and special needs children to a quiet, all-expense-paid private dinner by Chef Todd Kelly of Orchids at Palm Court at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on April 26.
Mon, May 02, 2016

IT Troubleshooting Translates Into Tangible Savings

A three-appliance platform operating at an amazing speed – that’s what makes Seattle-based ExtraHop the global leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT intelligence and business operations. Recently, this pioneering tech company has been helping put an exciting spring in the step of local businesses.
Mon, May 02, 2016

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Playful Nostalgia: The Spring 2016 Fashion Shoot by Venue Magazine

The spring fashion shoot was inspired by dynamic looks from the 1960s and 1970s.

The Power of X

The Xavier University student pledge reads, in part, “We will succeed in changing the world together. We act with integrity, justice and generosity. All for One and One for All.”

FASHION: Venue Magazine Presents 'From Miss to Mrs.'

Nicole Chinuntdet, Wings Model Management, rocked the latest looks from Amanda's Hyde Park Bridal and Carrie Karibo Bridal Boutique for the winter issue of Venue.

Home for the Holidays

“Home for the Holidays” is more than just a phrase at the Cincinnati Ronald McDonald House. Families from throughout Ohio, across the United States, and from around the world come to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center seeking life-saving treatment for their critically ill children.

The Long Drive Home

On January 10, 1962, Ed Neyra didn’t much like Cincinnati. He had just gotten off a plane on a cold, snowy day under a trademark leaden, gray Ohio Valley winter sky.

Building the Perfect Exhibition

“The Art of the Brick” is an exhibit that appeals to every demographic because it focuses on a childhood toy everyone of certain generations has played with: LEGO bricks.

Celebrating 40 Years and Beyond

West Chester and Liberty Townships are two unique communities ideally positioned between Cincinnati and Dayton, offering a different side of the Queen City experience – a side of which many residents might not be aware.

Not Just a Job

Dan Connors has worked for St. Joseph Home as vice president of operations for 3 years, and knows well the demand the job he’s stepping into brings. But, for him, St. Joseph Home isn’t just a job – the residents and staff at St. Joseph Home have become an extension of his family.
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