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LIFESTYLE LETTER

DECEMBER 2019 PUBLISHER

Emily Barlow | emily.barlow@lifestylepubs.com EDITORIAL COORDINATOR

Stephanie Meinberg | stephanie.meinberg@lifestylepubs.com SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

It’s That Time Again

Mandy Geyman AD DESIGNER

Evan Deuvall

I CAN’T BELIEVE CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE AGAIN. Last year, to be hon-

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est, the holiday season wiped me out—I’m not just talking financially,  I’m talking

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wrapping-presents-at-3:30-a.m.-Christmas-Eve-staring-into-my-pantry-wonderingif-an-unopened-jar-of-cinnamon-could-work-as-a-stocking-stuffer kind of wiped out. This year, I’m determined to stay on top of things—that’s why I was very excited to feature Haven Grey in our gift guide. This boutique nestled in downtown Loveland has shelves full of beautiful items  that belong in my home ... I mean, that would make great gifts for other people. From candles and lanterns to pillows and throws, there’s really nothing they carry that I don’t want. Case in point: their wine bags are adorned with some seriously adorable phrases. I’ve been eyeing a few for gifts.  

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Kate Baxendale CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Bill Furbee, Elizabeth A. Lowry, Stephanie Meinberg, Henry Allen CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Elizabeth A. Lowry, Alicia + Will Photography, Tony’s Corporate, Jeremy Swanson, Frank Shine

For the foodies on my list, gift cards to Tony’s are simply a must. In addition to their delectable dishes, their newly renovated bar, dining room and patio are chic and stunning—the perfect locale to toast any occasion or just a special night out. Plus, Tony himself is a master of giving ... an example we should all be inspired to follow. Find out more in “Heart of the Matter.” 

CORPORATE TEAM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Steven Schowengerdt CHIEF SALES OFFICER Matthew Perry

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take the pressure off last-minute idea-gathering, especially if you’re a procrastinator like me. And while I have a few items already checked off my list, I’m nowhere near finished (but at least I’ve started). I’m just hoping to keep the cinnamon in the deserts this year and out of the stockings. Happiest of holidays, everyone. 

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INSIDE THE ISSUE DECEMBER 2019

FEATURES 16 Gifts Galore Haven Grey’s Festive Guide to Giving

20 Heart of the Matter From God to Growth to Giving Back, Tony’s Treats Us All Like Family

24 Snow Day Novice, Snow Bunny or DoubleDiamond Junkie, Your Ski-Dream Destination Awaits

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34 Ready, Set, Glam! Exquisite Design Salon and Spa Shares Top Tips for Holiday Elegance

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Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

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Around Town

24 Travel Destination 30 Lifestyle Calendar 31

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NEST’s Dancing With the Stars Talk about smooth moves—Oct. 25 saw local celebrities and community members tripping the light fantastic to benefit NEST Community Learning Center. Contestants  included  Loveland Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Amy Crouse,  Police  Chief  Sean Rahe and Chamber President CeeCee Collins. In the end, WCPO Meteorologist Jennifer Ketchmark took home the mirror-ball trophy with a perfect score. The real winner? The kids. NestCLC.org

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Jennifer and Mark always enter the holiday season prepared for the inevitable frenzy. Between their kids’ holiday concerts and basketball games, there’s practically no time to breathe. Obviously, they want to make the most of the holidays and winter break—but their advisor at Family Wealth Advisory Group reminded them of a few items that need to be taken care of before the end of the year: • Check their FSA or HSA to ensure they’ve either spent that money or maxed out the contribution • Discuss and determine a place to store all 2020 tax forms, as those will be arriving soon • To track progress, download and save both a year-end net worth statement and balance sheet to their online vault • Review investments at a loss; consider selling to harvest the loss

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ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY ELIZABETH A. LOWRY

G I F T S G A L O R E HAVEN GREY’S FESTIVE GUIDE TO GIVING

FOR OWNER KELLY BRANNOCK, OPENING HOME AND GIFT BOUTIQUE HAVEN GREY IN LOVELAND WAS A NO-BRAINER. “Loveland has a great community vibe,” Kelly says. “When I decided that I was making my dream of having a store a reality, it was the first and only area I considered.”   A lifelong lover of shopping and decorating, Kelly often found herself on the hunt for the exact right things she envisioned for her home but couldn’t always find them. So she put a stop to searching from store to store and decided to bring the items she loves directly to her—and thankfully us, too!  Whether you’re looking for something original for yourself or a memorable gift for someone else this holiday season, Haven Grey has you covered. With a variety of one-of-a-kind home goods and decor that’s at times both traditional and trendy, witty and whimsical, you’ll be sure to leave with that perfect present and an extra dose of inspiration.  HavenGrey.com | 207 W. Loveland Ave., Loveland | 513.683.4739

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ARTICLE STEPHANIE MEINBERG PHOTOGRAPHY TONY’S CORPORATE, ALICIA + WILL PHOTOGRAPHY

HEART OF THE MATTER

FOR MOST, OPENING A RESTAURANT REQUIRES A GIANT LEAP OF FAITH. The location, the concept, the service, the food—it’s a recipe requiring the kind of preternatural timing and instinct even the most seasoned restauranteurs can get wrong—and often do. But for Tony Ricci and his wife, Debra, theirs wasn’t just a leap of faith; it was an act of one. “We opened on a Monday, and Friday we had payroll,” Tony remembers. “My bookkeeper told me we didn’t have enough money if we didn’t do the business that week. So that afternoon, I went to St. Columban … the organist was practicing, but I was the only one in the church. I looked at the Guy above, and I said, ‘You know what I promised you … it’s all on you now. It’s all on you.’ “That Friday, we made payroll,” he smiles. “And I’ve never thought about cash flow again.”

FROM GOD TO GROWTH TO GIVING BACK, TONY’S TREATS US ALL LIKE FAMILY

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“It was a tough time … emotionally, psychologically. My wife and I were down to the nitty-gritty.” When a friend casually commented, “Why don’t you do what you’re good at?,” it sparked an ember that would fully ignite when Tony realized the old Bravo restaurant was empty—and for sale. Thus was born Tony’s of Cincinnati. With no marketing budget, a real estate deal that nearly fell through, on a two-lane road under substantial construction, it should never have worked. “But I had one belief—if we treat people right, if we show them how much we care about their experience in our restaurant, I knew we would succeed … and keep my promise to the Lord above—that I would give back to the community. That’s the deal I made. And here I am.” Here, for Tony, means 10 years open next May, a milestone topped only by the fact that he also commands two other Tony’s locations in Lexington and Indianapolis, all with the same deep dedication to truly fine food—and abundant community giving. “Every city I go to, I want to embed myself in the community and help out as many charities as I possibly can. We give back a lot. It’s who I am.”

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No stranger to the hospitality industry, Tony wields a wealth of restaurant expertise. He says it was love at first sight, following his server debut at Hyde Park’s Marjorie P. Lee, where he won over retirees with chocolate sauce and charm. What followed were decades in and around the restaurant biz, until 2009, when he found himself at a turning point—without clear direction on what to do next. December 2019 | Loveland Lifestyle

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Tony’s Choice “My favorite steak is the porterhouse.” His suggestion: order it to share, then eat the filet side first. “You’ll never want a different filet again.”

Flying somewhat under the radar, most people don’t realize the magnitude of Tony’s generosity—or that he’s been doing it from the start. Supporting LIFE Food Pantry, he donates pies and Thanksgiving meals to families in need. He works with the Anthony Muñoz Foundation and Lexington’s Swings for Soldiers. He helps the Dragonfly Foundation, from fundraisers to inviting Dragonfly families to enjoy a meal—on him. Tony also contributes to high school sports programs, in Loveland as well as surrounding schools here and in Lexington—feeding the football team at his restaurant before every home game being just one example in a long list of local support.  That same level of care and consideration is tangible inside his restaurants, too. “It’s just the whole experience,” Tony explains. “Here, we can truly say, whether we see you for the first time or for the hundredth time, you’re family … from the minute you walk in the door.” It’s a lesson his entire staff has learned well from Tony himself—looking you in the eye. Remembering your name. An uncommon, uncanny knack for both putting you at ease and making you feel like the center of attention. “We take hospitality to the next level.” Recent renovations have elevated the Tony’s of Cincinnati experience even more, stemmed by a desire to cover an often-sunbaked patio. “It was supposed to be just the bar and the patio, but then my wife got involved and we did the whole thing,” he laughs. “We needed a fresh look. It was dark, and there was too much of the Bravo thing still going on.” Completed in October, Tony’s now boasts an upgraded bar;  a patio with a roof, heaters and fans;  plus overall lightening and brightening throughout. And the food? Still fantastic, always consistent—steaks, seafood and pastas with a luxurious Mediterranean flair, surrounded by the energy and vibe of something a little more familiar. “It’s just a bigger version of Cheers.” TonysOfCincinnati.com 12110 Montgomery Road, Loveland 513.677.8669 22

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THERE’S NOTHING QUITE LIKE THE THRILL OF SKIING, AND THERE’S NO BETTER AUTHORITY ON THE SUBJECT THAN JONATHAN SOUTHWORTH AND CHRIS ANDERSEN OF LOVELAND’S OWN VERTICAL DROP. The shop is always stocked with the latest amazing gear, and they boast a seriously solid repair shop—they know their product, and they know firsthand what will fit you best, no matter your ability or speed. Originally from Beavercreek, Jon grew up skiing—racing on the  Ohio State ski team  and later  in upstate New York for  the Cleveland Metro ski club. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Chris began skiing at the tender age of 2 (but has been a Loveland local since he was 10). He’s a highly experienced snowboarder to boot. As our thoughts turn to beautiful, snowy winter, we asked them to share a few of their favorite ski destinations (besides Perfect North, of course).

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A L L E G H E N I ES West Virginia’s Snowshoe Mountain is only about six hours away (“Upwards of eight, with weather difficulties,” Chris warns). It’s still a great choice, especially for those of us in the Cincinnati area. Snowshoe Mountain is also a family-friendly destination, featuring a lot more than snow—including  indoor/outdoor heated pools and a waterpark. Chris notes their quaint village square, packed with plenty of restaurants, bars, spas, shopping for après ski, and of course, the multitude of ski runs. Not to lose sight of the reason we’re here, “We can’t forget to mention the Western Territory—over a mile long, full of black diamond and double-black diamond runs!” SnowShoeMtn.com

R O C K I ES Aspen, Colorado, is known for its wealth of great ski destinations, and it should come as no surprise that Chris has some insight here, too. “Snowmass is the best all-around skiing of the four mountains in the valley,” he says. “If you get some heavy snow while you’re there, I highly recommend heading over to Aspen Highlands. Hop onto the snowcat, and then start hiking up the ridgeline to the top of the bowl.” What awaits us there? “A taste of what waist-deep powder feels like!” he laughs. AspenSnowmass.com

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you tried? Bring a friend next month!

LebanonCarriageParade

This draft-slinging, doughnut-baking

AN EVENING OF JAZZ

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duo teams up every second Saturday.

Symmes Township Library

Music lovers and bookworms have a lot in common—both keep collections of their favorites, both have strong opinions about the classics. Listeners

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ALPACA HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE & OPEN HOUSE

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and readers alike are invited to an eve-

Start a new holiday tradition with this

ning of impromptu jazz with Cincy Jazz

local farm’s herd of Suri Alpacas. Family

Santa is a pretty elusive guy most of

Train. Think Coltrane, Brubeck, Mingus

fun at its finest, you’re invited to come

the year. Luckily, he’s taking a break

and Miles. Enjoy some relaxing tunes,

feed and pet these elegant animals,

from his Christmas preparations for

pick out your favorite book … and chill.

then shop the Cross Creek Boutique

the sixth annual Breakfast with Santa!

7–8:30 p.m. CincinnatiLibrary.org/

for seasonal gifts and distinctive pres-

Join the festive fun with a delicious

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breakfast, pictures with Santa, plus

and drinks. On Ibold Road near I-275

holiday arts and crafts—and expect a

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special performance by the dancers

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DRAFTS AND DONUTS Cappy’s

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one-of-a-kind event featuring holiday

Nothing beats pairing two tasty

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Holtman’s

Historic Loveland is home to some

crafts, the stars of this show are the

Donuts are back with another edition of

amazing events every year—we can

100-plus colorful carriages parading

Drafts and Donuts! Take a break from

all agree, however, that Christmas in

through downtown Lebanon—using

the Xmas in Loveland crowd, warm

Loveland is the jolliest of good times.

true,

horsepower.

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Swing by your favorite shops and

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REALTY REPORT REALTY REPORT

NEIGHBORHOOD

LOVELAND

ORIGINAL PRICE

SOLD PRICE

%SOLD/ORIG

DOM

BDRMS

BATHS

Grog Run Rd

434,900

434,900

100%

4

3

3

Millbrook Farm

439,900

439,900

100%

1

4

3.1

Black Horse Run

450,000

435,000

97%

58

4

3.1

Oakton Place

450,000

439,000

98%

25

4

3.1

Plantation Pointe

455,900

450,000

99%

3

4

2.2

Miami Trails

465,000

455,000

98%

0

4

2.1

Black Horse Run

479,000

435,000

91%

91

4

4.1

Schlottman Rd

500,000

490,000

98%

0

3

3

Stonebridge Farm

549,900

524,500

95%

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3

2.2

Oasis

549,900

545,000

99%

38

5

4.1

Heritage Green

559,000

475,000

85%

98

4

3.2

Woods at Miami Trails

600,000

565,000

94%

26

4

4.1

Mossy Glen

725,000

686,000

95%

349

5

4.1

Willows Bend

916,000

1,009,000

110%

0

4

3.2

Lakewood Farms

939,000

675,000

72%

229

4

4.1

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Trend # 4

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