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The League and The Lantern: A Rip-Roaring Adventure Series by Local Author Brian Wells

Author Brian Wells is preparing to release the first book in The League and The Lantern series for 9-14 year-olds this May. The book is already receiving rave reviews, but to ensure it's a rip-roaring success additional funding is needed.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Meet Lauren: Despite Disability, A Rich, Independent Life

“Lauren had a tumor when she was five years old that resulted in mental impairment,” says her mother, Inez Allen. Now 41, with short, curly brown hair and a ready smile, Lauren is outgoing, at ease with strangers and has a slightly blurred but quick style of talking.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Photography that’s Perfect

The wedding photography industry has been a constantly evolving field with a number of new trends over the years. Adaptation to those changes, in methods and style, has marked both the success and the end of many a wedding photographer.
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Treasures of Travel Cincinnatians Collect the World

The archives at Cincinnati Museum Center are jam-packed with artifacts that tell stories about people, places and adventures relevant to Greater Cincinnati.
Mon, Feb 15, 2016

Don’t Forget the Groom

Folchi’s Formal Wear makes sure the gentlemen of the wedding party are taken care of as well as the ladies. The family owned and operated establishment has several locations – with a Folchi in each store to ensure quality and excellent service. They have opened a new location in Liberty Township’s new shopping center to provide more access to the selection of suits, tuxedos and other formal wear for men.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

The Art Academy of Love

There are many things students would expect to gain during their time at the Art Academy of Cincinnati: knowledge, perspective, inspiration, life-long friends, a degree. But a surprising number of alumni also leave with something else — the love of their lives.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

New Beginnings in the New Year

The New Year brings an exciting beginning for patrons of Water Tower Fine Wines. Owners David and Jan Lazarus are gearing up for 2016 as the first phase of renovations come to an end. He hopes to have the entire project completed by the end of February. The store will continue to carry an enormous selection of more than 2,000 bottles of wine.
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Touchdown for HOPE

Super Bowl 50 event raises money for the bipolar and mood disorders research fund at Lindner Center of HOPE
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Dusting off Cinderella: An Old Favorite Gets a New Shine

The story of Cinderella is timeless – a fairytale story of not just rags to riches, but of hope and the rewards that come from believing that you are worthy of a better life. Cincinnati Ballet will bring this story to life on Valentine’s Day weekend, revitalizing the performance that was artistic director and CEO Victoria Morgan’s first full-length ballet as a choreographer for Cincinnati Ballet.
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

A Modern Engagement

Sarah and Jordan met at Murray State University where they both ran cross country. The teammates quickly became friends and eventually started dating.
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

High-End Styling & Relaxation

Salon that Achieves Both
Ask almost anyone and they will tell you how busy they are – and stressed. Life today seems to run at a breakneck speed. Tanya Tieman, owner/operator of the award-winning, full-service Tanya’s Image and Wellness Salon, says a visit to her salon will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K Run/Walk

The second annual Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K Run/Walk held on Jan. 30, took participants on a 3.1 mile course along the banks of the Ohio River and through Cincinnati's Transit Center underneath Second Street.
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Ohio Kentucky Polar Bear Plunge 2016

Roughly 800 brave individuals gathered in the parking lot of Joe's Crab Shack in Bellevue, KY to participate in this year's Polar Bear Plunge.
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

A Legacy of Heart Healthy Giving Supports Groundbreaking Cardiovascular Research

The 23rd annual Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, scheduled for February 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, is expected to raise more than $1 million to support the research and education mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

A Passion for Painting

For some people, finding a passion in life takes time. For Karen Rolfes, it took 40 years. Rolfes discovered her love of painting while recovering from spinal fusion surgery and in 2015 Rolfes was recognized for her work through Art Design Consultants’ Art Comes Alive (ACA).
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Celebrate with a View

The Celestial Steakhouse has a longstanding reputation of serving excellent food and libations in Mount Adams. With breathtaking views of the Ohio River and Cincinnati skyline, it is no wonder patrons return again and again.
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Expert Tips For The First-Time Home Buyer

Buying a home for the first time can be overwhelming, but finding a credible real estate agent whose primary concern is the client – not the commission – is the most important initial step. Jenni McCauley is someone you can trust.
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Tying the Knot

A wedding is one of life’s largest celebrations. As such, it requires precise planning and attention to detail. Tony Ricci’s seasoned and intuitive staff takes care of prospective brides and grooms by providing outstanding food and service for bridal showers, groom’s dinners and rehearsal dinners.
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

#UberPuppies

Uber has partnered with League for Animal Welfare to bring puppies to offices in downtown Cincinnati for a limited time!
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

The Art of Art Restoration: A Unique Exhibit Shows How It’s Done

The restoration of classical works of art is, indeed, an art itself. But rarely do art lovers get to see the creative process, along with the blood, sweat and tears that takes place in the workshops and back rooms of the museum conservator, the person in charge of preserving, cleaning and stabilizing valuable works of art.
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

Meet the Motivator

Change is hard, and people can be lazy. When it comes to making the decision to get up, get out and make changes in life, many people often need a helping hand in getting off the couch.
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Finding A Dress That’s Uniquely You

From the moment a bride visits the boutique’s revamped website to when she picks up her dress, Carrie Karibo Bridal brides are pampered.
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Robert E. Richardson Jr. Elected Chair of UC's Board of Trustees

UC alumnus Robert E. Richardson Jr. is the youngest Board chair in the university’s history.
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Trust Your Beauty Team, Look Your Best

Makeup can be tricky. Between trying to match your skin tone in the best way possible, making sure your eyebrows are perfect and blending everything well, putting on a full face is time-consuming and difficult. Add the chaos that surrounds a wedding, and it’s best to sit back and let the experts take care of things.
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

The Longest Day Honors Those Facing Alzheimer's

To honor the strength, endurance and passion of those facing Alzheimer’s every day, thousands of Americans will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day® 2016 on Monday, June 20, the longest day of the year in the Western Hemisphere.
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Helping Kids Find Their Voices

After 13 years, 27 major productions and more than 35,000 tickets sold, The Children’s Theatre of Mason has not only made a name for itself in the community, it’s outgrown expectations and facility space.
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

A Whole New World: Plan Your Trip to Remember

When it comes time to plan a destination wedding, honeymoon or your next great adventure, look no further than Cindy Berre Travel.
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Boost Productivity and Cut Costs with a Workplace Wellness Program

Lack of movement can equate to chronic conditions such as hypertension, obesity, depression or type 2 diabetes. But it doesn’t have to be this way: there are ample resources available to prevent these detrimental effects.
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

There’s No Place Like Home

When the time comes to consider the best possible care options for an aging family member, determining where they will be happiest is a very important factor.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Live Life to the Fullest Despite Thyroid Issues

Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD, an endocrinologist in the UC Health Women’s Center at West Chester Hospital and adjunct assistant professor of endocrinology, provides answers and support for people with thyroid disorders.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

The Bridal Event 2016 By Venue Magazine

The Bridal Event 2016 By Venue Magazine is 24 days away! If you aren't already excited check out photos from last year!
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

A Caribbean Cruise Proposal

Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Innovation Lab Sparks Imagination

While many people see middle school as a challenge, Seven Hills head of Middle School Bill Waskowitz sees it as an opportunity.
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

A Proposal in Paradise

Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Tie the Knot with Tradition and Taste

Details matter, especially in the once-in-a-lifetime celebration of marriage. Although love is always a wedding’s best ingredient, the dessert display often takes center stage at the reception. Whether a couple requests a traditional tiered cake, or cupcakes, cookies or pastries, the talented staff at the BonBonerie will design the perfect concoction.
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Gorilla World Expansion on Track to Open at the Cincinnati Zoo in 2017

Two major donations move fundraising to halfway mark! The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has reached the halfway mark of its $12 million Gorilla World expansion.
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Smart Home – Motorized Blinds/Shades and Lighting Automation

Advances in technology continue to improve how we live our lives. Many of these innovations are finding their way into our homes. This is especially true with the concept of a “Smart Home,” which introduces automation for convenience and safety that enhances many daily functions.
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Event Pics: Great Leaders Under 40 Luncheon

More than 400 guests gathered today at Anderson Pavilion to honor this years Great Leaders Under 40 recipients.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

An Engagement Only James Bond Could Pull Off

What started out as a normal, fun Friday date night, slowly turned into a not so normal life-changing date night.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Highest Standards. Specialized Care. Healthiest Smiles.

A visit to the dentist can stir up anxiety for much of the general population, yet Bell Dental Group (BDG) counteracts those concerns with a combination of compassion, respect and exemplary care for each patient.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Meet the Great Leaders Under 40 Class of 2016

Venue Magazine presents Great Leaders Under 40.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Personalized Care Advisors for Mom and Dad

Knowing where to turn when an elderly parent needs assistance and extra care can be stressful and the source of much anxiety. That’s why, in 2008, Episcopal Retirement Homes started their Living Well Senior Solutions (LWSS) program.
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Now Trending: Bridal Fashion 2016

Trends are ever-changing in the fashion world, and wedding fashion is no exception to that. Amanda Cacaro, owner of Hyde Park Bridal, and her team visit the Bridal Market in New York City to get a jump on the newest trends and the hottest styles every year.
Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Delicate Fractures

Katie St. Clair and Jacci Delaney create complete works from intricate, fractured pieces. Patterns, repetition, color, beauty and artistic resolution result.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

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.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Classrooms of the Future

Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) reaches out to the Greater Cincinnati region well beyond its urban campus in Over-the-Rhine. Community Education is its ambassador for a life of creativity providing a distinctive education for children, teens and adults by empowering them to embrace their artistic abilities.
Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Cincinnati Ballet Dancers Awarded Silver at International Ballet Competition

Patric Palkens and Abigail Morwood bring home Silver Medals from the Vienna International Ballet Experience.
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

The Tree of Life Exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Hopes, dreams and wishes for the New Year that were on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Tree of Life exhibit (ran from Nov. 17 to Jan. 10, 2016) will soon be used as fertilizer for a new tree to be planted in the spring.
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Taking a Severance Package

Over the last year, buyout and job changes have become a hot topic locally. It begs the question “when taking a package or job change opportunities are presented, what does that mean for your financial plan?”
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

A Perfect Day

It was a perfect day and very thought through!
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Great Leaders Under 40 Class of 2016 Mixer

Guests gathered at Cooper Creek Event Center to celebrate the Great Leader Under 40 Class of 2016.
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Beautiful Transition of Styles

When the Fender family chose to leave their country-style home in Anderson Township, Lisa knew she wanted a change of pace. The old house possessed more of a country-chic stylization inside, creating a charm that befitted the outskirts of Cincinnati.
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

A Solid Foundation for Future Leaders

The Lakota School District is at the center of the expanding Interstate 75 corridor between Dayton and Cincinnati. In fact, its strong reputation for a high-quality education is one of the reasons for the growth. An excellent public school district is a community asset.
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Fostering Relationships, Business Growth With Strategic Planning

“Banking isn’t just about money,” says David Stringer a commercial lending officer at MainSource Bank. “It’s about building relationships and fostering trust with clients when they need help the most."
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Hidden Treasures at the Lebanon Antique Show

More than 1,000 attendees perused antiques at the 68th Annual Lebanon Antique Show and Sale held on Jan. 16 and 17.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

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