November 2019 Around Town

Say Cheese(cake)! Decadence now has a permanent address in Madisonville. On National Cheesecake Day, owner Liz Field officially transitioned from truck to brick-and-mortar—opening her Cheesecakery’s doors (and her oven) for nearly 400 people. If you didn’t notice, each of her sweet treats is named for a different Cincy landmark (pucker up, Loveland Lemon). Savor a different flavor every … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Enroll With It Did you know? The open enrollment period for Under 65 health insurance will begin Nov. 1 and close Dec. 15. Having to make selections during this time can be confusing—what if you have questions? For local, experienced agents who can assist you with all your queries and concerns, the licensed insurance agents at HealthMarkets, Josh … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Window of Opportunity Join Window Accents as they welcome a new member to their team, Shaun Lyon. The youngest child of owners Kim and Greg Lyon, Shaun steps into the family business naturally, with a deep knowledge of contracting and five years of expertise gained from working in the commercial flooring industry as a manufacturer’s sales … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

All Done with Grace With so many new faces in downtown Loveland, Old Is New Antiques took a turn as well—now known as Forever Grace Designs. Same location, same owners, but with a brand-new focus on custom painting for furniture and cabinets. From rustic wood pieces to original art, this quaint shop may not be packed … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Robo Chop Joe Tekulve and Paramount Lawn + Landscape are kicking off a blockbuster summer with Automow Cincinnati. The team’s latest venture, Automow Cincinnati features a brand-new line of robotic lawn mowers, available for purchase or finance. These mowers blast us straight to the future—able to be controlled with only a mobile app and also cut in the rain (while you stay … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

Flower Power Thursday afternoons (and occasional Saturdays), a bright red truck is parked in historic Loveland. The rig? Daisy Jane’s Flower Truck. The inspiration? Owner Megan Moore decided to stop and smell the roses (or daisies, as it were) and start her own traveling flower shop. Megan’s history is as colorful as her bouquets—six years as a … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Come on, Vogue Need fashion-forward wardrobe staples or a perfect gift for Mother’s Day? Turn to Alley Boutique. Co-owned by longtime friends Janel Thompson, Debby Walker and Ann Marie Toney, the trio recently shopped New York’s exclusive COTERIE retail convention. The takeaway: Don’t wait for fall to sport faux fur. Match a knockout necklace with a strappy midi-dress. Pair the perfect cami with daring snakeskin shoes. These … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Write On Putting pen to paper, Loveland local Jessica Strawser has become a force of nature—three novels, writing workshop host, current editor-at-large for Writer’s Digest (where her interviews with literary legends like David Sedaris and Alice Walker gained her a bit of notoriety). Now, rounding out her already illustrious resume, she can add Writer-in-Residence. An honor … Continued

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