March 2019 Around Town

Work It Out Spring is here and time to start hitting the gym before summer vacation. Flex your mental muscles and finish the year strong with Mathnasium. Loveland’s specialized math learning center has recently hired a new instructor, Samantha Collier, to help boost those brain-building sessions. Samantha, Blanchester High School’s 2014 valedictorian, is a Wright State … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Spin Doctors When vinyl emporium Plaid Room Records moved to its new digs on West Loveland Avenue in early November, it virtually tripled its existing footprint. What does that mean for music lovers? We can now leisurely peruse through the 26,000-plus inventory with plenty of elbow room. You’ll also want to keep an eye on Plaid … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Reno 911 Bond Home Furnishings has gotten more than just a bright new coat of exterior paint. Under new ownership since May 2018, the former Bond Furniture and Mattress Gallery not only benefited from a bold new look but also the inventory has a fresher spin. In addition to the Flexsteel line, expect more contemporary (in … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Beer League In March of 2018, the son of Ben Capodagli, owner of Cappy’s Wine & Spirits, was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Fast forward to late September when Ben and his crew at Cappy’s teamed up with Stagnaro Distributing to host “Brews for a Cure.” For every pint sold, Cappy’s donated $1 to the … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Grade Scale When the Ohio Department of Education released its annual report card for public schools earlier this fall, Loveland High School was one of six local high schools to receive the very highest marks. Graded with the traditional A to F, Loveland won praise in Achievement, Progress, Graduation Rate and Gap Closing. While the high … Continued