The Kenton County official wants all newcomers to feel the same kind of inclusivity she’s experienced.
"When I was younger, I wanted to live in a cool city. Now I get to help build the kind of city I want to live in."
Cristian Pietoso follows in his father’s footsteps, but finds his own success in the restaurant business at Via Vite, Nicola’s, and Forno.
Gutierrez says she and her husband have “formed strong friendships within the local music and FotoFocus communities.”
“The space we’re in now, a theater building from 1910, is a place we wouldn’t have been able to own in New York.”
“I knew this was where I needed to be again, for now.”
“I really don’t know how much I like being back yet. We haven’t been able to fully experience the city during the pandemic.”
“I know that this is a city where I can push my culinary career forward instead of feeling like it was going to be stagnant.”
I learned that “boomerangs” were a thing here—a current of people leaving Cincinnati and then moving back years later.
People who choose Cincinnati as their home, says Eric Avner of the Haile Foundation, bring a new kind of enthusiasm.