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Harvey Lewis Is A Badwater Veteran

Badwater veteran (and School for Creative and Performing Arts teacher) Harvey Lewis goes the distance.


It don’t mean a thang if it ain’t got that tang.

Eileen Cronin

In her memoir Mermaid, the author reveals what it took to survive being young, Catholic, and physically disabled in 1970s Cincinnati.

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Jean-Robert de Cavel promised us five years, tops. Two decades later, the chef who arrived to take the reins at Maisonette has seasoned the city with his restaurants, his protégés, and his enthusiasm for all things Cincinnati.

Meals Worth the Wheels

Isn’t it every backroad traveler’s fantasy to stumble upon a great little restaurant?

Cinema Paradiso

Rebel Pilgrim makes movies. But don’t call them Christian filmmakers.

The minimalist, geometric, neo-retro goods of Tronk

In one corner of Forest Park’s industrial business-scape, within the nondescript exterior of Ratech Driveline Components, Brad Musuraca is incubating Tronk, the handcrafted contemporary furniture company he launched in January.

Oakley Wines gets a new look—and a new lease on life

Zach Eidson clocked 10 years in the wine business—both as a sommelier at Jean-Robert’s Table and more recently as a wine wholesaler—before he opened the updated Oakley Wines in March.

Creativity meets consciousness on the Silk Road

Silk Road Textiles synthesizes owner Terry Owen’s passion for craft and travel, and her background in teaching.

Skip Williams

This TJ Maxx Menswear Merchandise Coordinator is all about the high-low mix.