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Poignant Partnership: Sharing Inspiring Stories of Freedom & Perseverance

An expanded partnership between two historically significant Cincinnati institutions promises to provide visitors to each a variety of excellent opportunities for gleaning a greater understanding of the poignant stories and unique exhibitions offered by both.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Presents Summermusik 2019

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra marks its 45th anniversary this year. To celebrate the occasion, as well as the highly successful 2018 Summermusik festival season that saw a dramatic 50% increase in subscriptions, this year music director Eckart Preu has again programmed three weeks of innovative and entertaining concert events.

ROOKWOOD POTTERY GRAND OPENING AT KENWOOD TOWNE CENTRE SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Rookwood Pottery to celebrate new store with artist demonstrations, giveaways, and light faire.

Cincinnati Art Museum brings interactive art experience into the community in early July

A refurbished military vehicle turned mobile community center for new media art practices is coming to Cincinnati from July 3–5 as part of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man exhibition.

Cincinnati Art Museum provides free admission to Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style on July 4

In celebration of Independence Day, the Cincinnati Art Museum is offering free admission for all to new special exhibition Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style, on Thursday, July 4, from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. General admission to the museum is always free.

Fabulous fashions fill the Cincinnati Art Museum at Art After Dark on June 28

Celebrate the opening of special exhibition Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s FREE evening event Art After Dark: Kimono My House, Friday, June 28, 5–10 p.m.

Bespoke Seating Dining by Design

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.

A Senior Living Community Built With You In Mind

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.

Don’t Toss Your Old Toothbrush

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.

2019 Women of Influence Awards at The Manor House

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.

Here Comes the Sun

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.

2019 Women of Influence Mixer

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!

From Cramped to Captivating: A Kitchen Revamped

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.

Second phase of No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man opens June 7 at the Cincinnati Art Museum

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.

Exhibition Unveils Mysteries, Explores Realities of Ancient Egypt

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.

Developing Strong Leadership & Diversity in the Leaders of Tomorrow

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.

Looking Forward to 125

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.

Boutique Furniture Store Boasts Modern Look, Great Services

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.

Bruxism: What Can You Do About Clenching & Grinding Teeth?

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.

Sporting Clays Tournament Raises $80K for Stepping Stones

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.

TCT’s Managing Director & CEO Elected to the National Board

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.

Hope, Strength, Courage: Mementos for the Rest of the Journey

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.

Rookwood Pottery Creates First Custom Scripps National Spelling Bee Trophy, The "Scripps Cup"

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.

Best Fish & Chips In the United States

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.”

Three Tasty Restaurants, One Commitment to Sourcing

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.

New Trends In Senior Living

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.”

Admitting Wrong, Asking Forgiveness

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.

Benefits To “Green” Building Projects

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.

A Unique Space & an Exquisite Menu for Every Special Event

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.

Just What Historical Preservation Needed: A Vintage Window That’s Thoroughly Modern

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.

Poised For The Future

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.

Partners in Providing Fun for Women Battling Breast Cancer

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.

Surfer Girls: Wouldn't it be Nice...to Find a Cure?

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.

JDRF Cincinnatians of the Year

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.”

The Growing Need for Education, Behavioral & Health-Based Services

“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.”

Celebrating Cincinnati’s Parks: A Kaleidoscope of Color

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.

Making the World a Better Place: Phyllis W. Smale Award

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.

Encouraging the Spirit of the Game

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.

Tailored Aesthetics

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.

Encouraging Everyday Freedom Heroes

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.

Making the Exquisite Jewelry Purchase a Happy Journey

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.

A Philosophy of Culinary Excellence & Innovation

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel features not only a stunning art gallery and high-end hospitality experience, but also an excellent culinary experience.

2019 Spring Venue Release Party at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

18th Annual Stepping Stones Golf Classic June 10 Supports Independence, Inclusion

Supporters of Stepping Stones will enjoy a day of golfing Monday, June 10 to benefit programming for individuals with disabilities. The 18th annual event, presented by Niagara Bottling, will be held at O'Bannon Creek Golf Club in Loveland.

Creating a Winning Recipe for Student & Community Success

“If those kids who are younger than me can cook, why can’t I?” Inspired by reality-based TV cooking shows like Food Network’s “Chopped Junior,” Aissatou-Assya Camara, a Dater High School senior, recently embarked upon a journey into the creative world of food preparation and presentation – discovering a passion for baking along the way – thanks to the Cincinnati Public Schools’ (CPS) Culinary Arts Career Tech Program and a host of community partners.

Springing into Outdoor Cocktails & Culinary Delights

With spring abloom and hotel guests’ thoughts turning from quiet indoor fireside chats to lighthearted warm-weather gatherings, The Summit, a Dolce Hotel is happily preparing its fourth-floor rooftop terrace to accommodate those yearning to enjoy cocktails, delicious culinary fare and engaging conversations outside while taking in a commanding view.

Remembering Freedom Summer 55 Years Later

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) continues its Freedom 55 Programming Series this spring as part of its year-long commemoration of the 55th anniversary of Freedom Summer, an integral milestone in the nation’s civil rights history.

Perrin and Diane March of Sotheby's Realty Discuss Cincinnati's Ranking in the $1 Million+ Home Market

Robinson Sotheby’s International Realty

Jewish Federation Continues to Impact the Community Through Thanksgiving Mitzvah Project

Bringing food and good cheer to families in need around the Thanksgiving holiday is part of the mission for women of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. This fall, they donated and packaged 165 meals for clients of the Jewish Family Service Heldman Family Food Pantry, located at Jewish Family Service Barbash Family Vital Support Center in Clifton, through their Thanksgiving Mitzvah Project – more than double their efforts when they started six years ago. And they’re seeing the impact in the community.

St. Joseph Home to Open New Expansion Site in Northern Sharonville in 2019

“Our people are individuals who have gifts to offer to the world,” says Molly Robertshaw, St. Joseph Home (SJH) Director of Community Advancement. “We work with individuals who have dreams and goals and our job is to find ways to bring those to life.”

Daley Design + Build Utilizes Hidden Accessibility Features to Create Lifestyle Homes That Can Accommodate All Ages

No one enjoys thinking about how their abilities and needs will change as they grow older, but wise planners will consider how their home will be able to accommodate them as they age. Graeme Daley, founder and CEO of Daley Design + Build, knows how to create luxurious lifestyle homes for buyers of all ages.

Matthew Marcum is Investing in the Next Generation of Leaders Through Mentoring Partners of Cincinnati

Matthew Marcum, through his ministry of mentorship, is in the business of changing hearts and lives. Mentoring Partners of Cincinnati, an organization devoted to mentoring young men and women, focuses on investing in today’s youth with a Christ-centered focus in a judgement-free environment. The ministry “respects the beliefs and goals of each student regardless of religious preference. Each relationship builds a friendship of purpose, investing in a youth’s personal foundation of faith, academic, and career focus.”

Sterling Homes Team Creates New Homes With Timeless Style to Create Lasting Client Satisfaction

For two years, Charlie and Samantha Rittgers searched for just the right lot on which to build their dream home. The pair had practically given up hope when they came across a beautiful 2.1-acre lot with a steep grade that served to scare away other potential buyers.

Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund Prepares for Queen City Classic Chess Tournament at Paul Brown Stadium

The Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund now looks ahead to its next annual event: The Queen City Classic Chess Tournament, set for March 15 and 16 at Paul Brown Stadium. With 700 K-12 students expected to participate and international grandmasters scheduled to appear, it is sure to be a memorable celebration of this game that is at the center of CCPF’s mission.

Donath Plastic Surgery Utilizes Liquid Luxe to Create a Natural Transformation

It’s a non-surgical procedure that can take 10 years off your face in as little as 10 minutes. Liquid Luxe – Donath Plastic Surgery’s injectable version of their surgical Luxe Lift with volume restoration – is one of the greatest advances in facial aesthetics medicine in decades, says Alexander Donath, M.D., FACS.

Tempur-Pedic Utilizes Patented Formula to Create New LuxeAdapt Products

Tempur-Pedic is the most highly recommended bed in America. It’s like no other mattress, because TEMPUR material is not typical memory foam. Over 25 years ago, their proprietary formula changed the way the world sleeps.

Episcopal Retirement Services Aims to Make Cincinnati the Most Dementia-Inclusive City in the US by 2025

The number of people living with dementia is growing each year. Today, over 31,000 people in Cincinnati have dementia, and The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 16 million Americans will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia by 2050.

Dr. Vincent Sammarco of OrthoCincy Runs Training Course in Cincinnati for His Revolutionary Superconstruct Technique

In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that more than 100 million adults in the U.S. are now living with either diabetes or prediabetes.

High Pointe Custom Homes Carefully Considers Partnership to Enhance Client Experience and Satisfaction

“As selective as potential customers should be when choosing a custom home builder, so must the home builder be selective when choosing trade partners, vendors, and suppliers,” says Mike Williams, owner of High Pointe Custom Homes in Mason.

Design Risks and Going Beyond the Basics Key Strategies for Sanctuary Designs

“My ultimate goal is to create unique, beautiful, peaceful spaces that are also highly functional for my clients,” says Henry, whose design mottos include, “Simplicity, Not Stuffiness,” “Inspiration, Not Limitation” and “Accessibility, Not Pretention.” Her mission is to help clients create living spaces they love that allow them to exhale when they come home.

The Sharonville Ramada Plaza to Become First Delta Hotel in Cincinnati After $8-10M Renovation

The Ramada Plaza in Sharonville is getting a serious facelift in the near future. Guests can look forward to the first of a series of Delta Hotels by Marriott in Ohio. The Ramada Plaza will be switching to the Delta Hotels brand with a renovation of $8 to $10 million dollars. The hotel offers the ideal location, situated across from the Sharonville Convention Center in the heart of the Northern Lights District.

Cincinnati Museum Center Presents New OMNIMAX Theater Film: "Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation"

Who doesn’t remember their first IMAX theater experience? Well, I don’t, come to think of it. I mean, I do – It was in the late 1990s and I remember being awestruck and amazed. But I didn’t live in Cincinnati at the time, and as far as the name and nature of the film, I draw a blank.

Hanson Audio Video Wins CEDIA 2018 Showroom of the Year

Architects, designers, home builders and home owners are looking for ways to create beautiful, functional spaces that complement the lifestyles of their clients or their own families. Their objective is to achieve a pleasing design but also enable functionality and ease of use related to the space. The design of living spaces will integrate features that draw on a number of senses.

Eddie Lane's Diamond Showroom Named Consumers' Choice Awards Number One Jeweler in Cincinnati for Four Consecutive Years

Cindy Lange was just 14 years old when she began working at her father’s business, Eddie Lane’s Diamond Showroom.

Perrin & Diane March Display Stunning Renovation of Carl Strauss Home in Hyde Park

When Carl Strauss designed his masterpiece at 3 Melville Lane, the home was celebrated for its elegance, relationship to its surroundings, and livability – qualities that became trademarks of the Cincinnati architect’s designs. Sixty-six years later, the home is enjoying renewed acclaim, following a renovation that stripped it to its exterior studs and painstakingly put it back together. Every room, material and detail has been meticulously renovated to ensure the survival of Strauss’s local brand of modernism.

James Free Jewelers Named Lux 2017 Ohio Jeweler of the Year

When it comes to jewelry services, few jewelers are as equipped to satisfy your needs as the team at James Free Jewelers. With a comprehensive staff of designers, jewelers, gemologists and consultants whose life passion is the creation of fine jewelry, you can shop with the confidence that your precious possessions are in good hands. Since its founding in 1940, James Free has been trusted by tens of thousands of satisfied customers. James Free has raised the bar for excellence in customer service and no-pressure sales.

Coldwell Banker's Julia Wesselkamper Presents The Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre, Unveiled in the 2019-2020 Season

Julia Wesselkamper’s love of live theatre set the stage for her ongoing passionate pursuit of diversity, community and charitable outreach to ensure all people not only have access to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, but are represented in every way possible through the work of the Board of Trustees and the Playhouse’s Diversity Committee.

American Heart Association Presents "Young at Heart" Greater Cincinnati: Heart Ball March 2019

Ol’ Blue Eyes probably wasn’t singing about diet, exercise and other elements of a heart-healthy lifestyle with his whimsical take on a youthful disposition. But the Greater Cincinnati American Heart Association (AHA) figured the “Young at Heart” concept works just fine as its theme for this year’s 26th annual Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball.

Victoria Morgan and Carmon DeLeone of the Cincinnati Ballet Present "Dancing to OZ" April 2019

For Victoria Morgan, there’s no place like the ballet studio. But it took more than clicking her heels to realize her dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Partners with Sunbrella to Create Durable Collections

These were phrases that were once uttered with great frequency in homes that contained high-quality furnishings. But no more, thanks to Sunbrella®, which has revolutionized the way we think about and use upholstery performance fabrics. Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams has partnered with Sunbrella to offer several collections, all of which offer durable, stain- and fade-resistant fabrics in multiple styles and colors. This means that families – including children and pets – relax on sofas and chairs without fear of ruining them with a careless spill, dirty footprint, or muddy pawprint.

Miami Valley Christian Academy Focuses on Building "All In" Culture

Founded in 1996, Miami Valley Christian Academy (MVCA), began as a small private school. Today, MVCA serves over 465 students residing throughout the greater Cincinnati area. While the school has existed for over 20 years, MVCA now has a new face and culture that is reaching beyond the campus borders by 45 miles. With an unprecedented level of growth in recent years, MVCA has rapidly adapted to offer high-quality Christian education and raise the bar for the overall experience. They are more passionate than ever about exceeding the expectations of the students and parents they serve.

Abstract Artist in Cincinnati Receives William Duebber Artist Award

Mary Barr Rhodes’ artistic journey began in her childhood years in West Virginia. The artist who first dabbled in art with her older brother’s art supplies draws her inspiration from nature and is well-known for her signature emotion-evoking abstract painting style. “As an artist, I believe that it is my job to bear evidence to the world in which we live.” Rhodes shares. “And, because our society is in turmoil at this time, I hold on to my romantic roots that art should make a person stand still, to view the art in a state of mindfulness. So, I invite the viewer to feel my art. My work is like jazz – it is to be felt, not defined.”

Cincinnati Public Schools Partners With Belcan for New Cyber Academy

As one of about two dozen sophomores participating in Cincinnati Public Schools’ first year of its Cyber Academy at Robert A. Taft Information Technology High School, Lariya Guess is learning and honing highly marketable skills that she can one day craft into a lucrative, challenging career.

4C for Children Honors Kim Chiodi and Dr. O'dell Owens as Champions for Children at Spring Gala

Many heroes often go unsung, but 4C for Children is working to make sure the spotlight shines on two of theirs.

"Future of the Arts" Gala Presents Performance of Cincinnati Arts Organization in Collaboration with SCPA Students

According to Charity Navigator’s 2017 study of Cincinnati, the 56 largest charities in the Queen City consistently rank higher than comparable charities around the country in assets, contributions and revenue. Further, 23.2 percent this funding is put toward the arts, culture and humanities. It’s been proven that Cincinnati is a generous city, especially when it comes to the arts. Organizations like the Cincinnati Ballet, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Opera, the Cincinnati Pops and the May Festival Chorus are living examples of this generosity.

Stafford Jewelers Introduces New Look With the Same Great Quality

Stafford Jewelers is sporting a new brand, and their Kenwood location has a more approachable, personal look and feel. But their time-tested, family-strong business philosophy hasn’t wavered, says Amy Stafford. This second-generation community-centered company remains dedicated to providing the best customer service, at the best price, for the best quality.

Valentine’s Benefit Concerts for Local Marriage Ministry

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center Relaunches "Studio A" Cosmetic Division

Reaching the decision to undergo elective surgery is never easy, but at Advanced Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center, the entire staff has a goal to make every procedure one their patients will actually love. “It may sound unusual,” says Dr. Jon E. Mendelsohn, “but we really feel our patients are going to enjoy this experience.”

Broadway in Cincinnati Announces Four Upcoming Shows In 2019

If you’re searching for a reason to kick back, relax and enjoy a few hours of quality entertainment this spring, look no further – Broadway in Cincinnati has options for you.

McHales Catering Expands Services to Cincinnati Club

The food business is nothing new to Chuck McHale. His grandfather was a grocer and his father was a butcher. Chuck stepped into the catering side of the business. From 1990 till 1998 their business was catering corporate lunches, other offsite events, and some weddings.

Night at the Cincinnati Museum Center- Winter Venue 2019 Gallery

Spending a Night at the Cincinnati Museum Center - Venue Magazine 2019 Winter Issue

Renaissance Cincinnati: Hotel Focuses on Beautiful, Detail-Oriented Service to Meet Client Needs

Ashley and Brennan Croy had settled on a local wedding reception venue, but when curiosity led them to take a quick peek at Burnham Hall, one of Renaissance Cincinnati’s ballroom facilities, they immediately made the switch. “The space is so elegant and classic,” Ashley explains. The couple fell in love with the gold, dome-shaped ceiling, which added a touch of drama and glamour.

New Portrait of Maestro Carmon DeLeone Unveiled at Music Hall

The Sheridan at Mason Offers Memory Care Programs

The Sheridan at Mason, offering assisted living and memory care, fosters a vibrant senior community with amenities and activities that help seniors stay active and engaged with life.

Kinsella Kitchens Completes Year-Long Project for Thrilled Client

Since the early 1960s, Kinsella Kitchens has crafted thousands of kitchens, baths and other rooms around Cincinnati. Today, the second and third generation of the Kinsella family continue the tradition of quality, service and excellence.

Grace Jones Partners with Other Interior Designers to Host Fundraiser for New Life Furniture Bank

One day Grace Jones, lead interior designer and owner of Dwellings on Madison, was chatting with her friend and fellow designer Kent Shaw, owner of his own firm and member of Bello Design Group, about their passion for giving back to the Cincinnati community. Shaw mentioned that he felt drawn to help New Life Furniture Bank (NLFB), the only nationally registered furniture bank in southwest Ohio serving those who are struggling with homelessness and poverty. When Shaw filled Jones in on NLFB’s mission, she, too, was compelled to get involved.

Children's Home of Cincinnati Celebrates for Rockin' At Riverfest Fundraising Event

Over the past 154 years, The Children’s Home of Cincinnati has evolved to meet the needs of the community in thoughtful and impactful ways. The Children’s Home has developed a culture that is built around a continuum of care that includes providing health counseling in more than 170 local schools, expanded early childhood programming, a comprehensive autism program, a health clinic which features an open access policy for mental health and medical management services, and workforce development opportunities that prepare young people grappling with emotional and behavioral challenges for life after high school.

DesignBuildCincy Celebrates Craftsmanship Event at Music Hall

A very special event will take place this fall in the Grand Ballroom at Cincinnati’s historic Music Hall. DesignBuildCincy, a unique show, features fine craftsmanship and design for consumers and professionals interested in architecture, remodeling and renovation. The show will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28 in the heart of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine, where visitors can walk to the area’s many attractions: Washington Park, local bars, restaurants and Findlay Market, or use the Connector to arrive at the steps of Music Hall.

Sterling Homes and Designs on Madison Team Up for Homearama Project

Amy Holt, founder and owner of Designs on Madison, hears it all the time: what’s it like to build a Homearama home without a homeowner onsite to select floorplans and fixtures and everything in between?

Color Revolution

This season, we invite you to create comfort in your surroundings with our richly layered Fall 2018 Collection. Visit our Cincinnati Signature Store, where you’ll find inspiration to make your space a warm and relaxing haven, for those you love and those you love to entertain.

Adding a Pool to an Empty Nest

After years of consideration, Beth and Dave Schirmer took the plunge and decided to get an in-ground pool. “We enjoy being at our home and property and wanted to find a way to enhance it,” says Dave. “And the pool has certainly done that. We’ve spent more time in our yard this last summer than we have in the last 15 years.”

Teaching Each Other About Friendships Across Borders

“Nice family, warm hearts.” That’s how Stav Barkai, an Israeli 19-year-old in Cincinnati for a year of service, described the Klings, who live in Montgomery, Ohio and are members at Adath Israel Congregation.

Story Telling In Color

Walking into Cincinnati artist Dawna Boehmer’s home is like walking straight into a gallery of color and imagination. Sitting in the entryway is a large painting of a young girl sitting in her room surrounded by a soccer ball and guitar, ballet slippers, a spaceship – all things that represent a child’s dreams, says Boehmer. After all, what child doesn’t want to be a famous athlete, musician, dancer or astronaut?

Designed for Luxury

A sumptuous brunch with the freshest of ingredients sourced from area farms and fields is what Kyle Goebel, the Executive Chef at The Summit, A Dolce Hotel, has in store for you and your guests at Cincinnati’s sophisticated new destination hotel.

Finding the Best In the Struggle

Tawnia Justice has a favorite kind of client. To be more precise, she has many favorite clients, but one favorite kind. What they share is that they’ve decided to forget what was and what is and, deep down, make a change.

John F. Barrett Entrepreneur Vision Awards 2018 - Video Series (Part Three)

In October of 2018, Venue Magazine honored Jon Mitchell, President & CEO of Illumination Works, Mary Miller, CEO of JANCOA Janitorial Services and Mike Sipple Jr., President of Centennial Inc.

John F. Barrett Entrepreneur Vision Awards 2018 - Video Series (Part Two)

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