Powder Keg

 Crossing Off Your List with … Two Hometown Experts  Adventure gear—it’s not just for adrenaline junkies. Better yet, Vertical Drop—it’s not just for winter sports. Carving their niche as one of the anchors of historic downtown’s Loveland Station, Vertical Drop has quietly become the everyman destination for goods, gear, gifts and more—open year-round and across all essentials, from outdoor sports…

Celebrating Traditions Both Old and New

One of my favorite traditions as a child was singing carols at my family’s annual Christmas Eve party. I didn’t look forward to the food or the presents, oh no, I looked forward to the music. We had a family band that consisted of two guitars, a piano and a tub bass. What is a tub bass you … 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

Kids Ninja Charity Challenge

Kids of all ages put their agility and endurance to the test at the annual Kids Ninja Charity Challenge on October 13th. The fitness event transformed Symmes Park into a giant obstacle course. New this year, the course was designed by James Wilson, the "Nati Ninja."  All proceeds from the event benefit NEST Community Learning Center. NestCLC.org

Gallery Veronique 10th Anniversary Show

Gallery Veronique's 10th Anniversary show on October 12th was nothing short of stunning. The food, company and of course the artwork were celebrated over the course of two days. World-renowned abstract painter Maya Eventov was the guest of honor, and she eagerly discussed her palette-knife technique and creative inspiration with guests. GalleryVeronique.com


Longtime Loveland residents Dustin and Amy Hepburn opened a Biggby Coffee location just off Branch Hill-Guinea Pike on October 16th. Amy is a second grade teacher at Meadowview Elementary in Milford, and Dustin is a former real estate agent. "When we saw this location—smack dab in the middle of where we live and work—it was a no-brainer," Amy … Continued

Thyme Bomb

It was while she was healing from a foot surgery in 2004 that chef Jaime Carmody first started drawing up plans for the personal chef business that would become Out of Thyme Kitchen Studio.

Dear Santa,

My son and I decided to start collecting jazz on vinyl. As a piano student, he’s going to need Jimmy Smith and Vince Guaraldi. I’ll take Blossom Dearie and Toots Thielemans. –JD

Wooded Bliss

When Karl and Karrin Schaulin were ready to build their dream retirement home, there was no question in choosing John Hill to take on the challenge.