With the river, the bike trail and the ample green space, summer in downtown Loveland is just begging to be enjoyed outside. Drop by any day or night of the week, and you’ll find people of all ages walking, biking or running, eating, drinking and socializing. And sometimes all of the above, in no particular order.
I’m two steps into the front door at Tano Bistro 2.0, and all I can see is the living wall. I’m entranced by the foliage, cascading down in at least two dozen different hues of green. According to Gina Williams, who co-owns the bistro with her husband, Chef Gaetano, that was the plan.
Zipping down Loveland-Madeira Road, you’ve probably passed Margie Bove’s antique emporium a thousand times over the last 35 years. I know I have! Imagine my delight when I finally ventured inside a few weeks ago, discovering not only the picture-perfect Corner Coffee Café but also a delightfully curated collection of antiques, priced to sell.
“An old trailer was all we could afford at first. We bought it out by West Virginia, gutted it, and then it took us about a year and a half to scrape together the time and money to actually get started,” says Nicole House, co-owner of Pickles & Bones Barbecue in Milford.