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How a Local Doctor Saved a Rooster—And Brought His Neighbors Together

One East End family took in the rooster named ”Chicken” and formed a special bond.

Zell Schulman Is a Force of Nature

Mother, grandmother, cookbook author, fund-raiser—Zell Schulman has worn many hats, but perhaps her most important is people person.

Two Local Organizations Help Young Parents—and Their Babies—Thrive

Rosemary’s Babies Company and Cincinnati Scholar House surround young parents with support to raise their children and achieve their dreams.

Ryan Atkins Builds and Rebuilds His Life

Following a devastating car accident that left him paralyzed, Ryan Atkins faced a spiritual and personal reckoning with his wife Stephanie by his side.

Architect José García Builds a New Kind of Connection

José García grabbed our attention with his design for Lightborne’s headquarters, and he continues to produce noteworthy structures.

The Meaning of Finding Meaning

Holistic self-care is just the beginning of a new life journey, not the final destination.

Coffee Exchange Is Opening a Drive-Thru in Kennedy Heights

The beloved Pleasant Ridge coffee shop Coffee Exchange launches a drive-thru incarnation in Kennedy Heights this month.

The Final Home Designed by Mid-Century-Modern Icons Carl Strauss and Ray Roush

Built in 1986 and set on a one-acre lot with sweeping Ohio River views, this contemporary home was the final project by Mid-Century-Modern icons Carl Strauss and Ray Roush as partners.

St. Francis Seraph Ministries Feeds the Homeless and the Hungry

Keeping Over-the-Rhine’s St. Francis Seraph Ministries soup kitchen open throughout the pandemic took a lot of work—and faith.

The Christ Hospital’s New Medical Spa Creates an Environment of Overall Wellness

Combining medical expertise and safety with restorative body treatments, the spa is a new frontier in the science behind beauty, skincare, and wellness.