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Innovation Meets Functionality

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.

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.

Building a Stronger Community One Smile at a Time

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.

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.

The Children's Home recently announced their Rockin’ at Riverfest 2019 Co-Chairs!

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.

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.

Developing & Fostering the Growth of Leadership

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.

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.”