STATEMENT SLEEVES

Maybe you’re like me and you’re tired of bare arms…tired of hauling around a cardigan for frigid indoor temperatures.  Maybe you’re just bored and you’re looking to add a little pizazz to your wardrobe.  You’re in luck!  Fun and funky sleeves are on trend for fall.  You can play with volume, or add a little embellishment. Some of my…

TASTE OF OTR – PHOTO GALLERY

I spent the afternoon at Washington Park attending the 4th Annual Taste of OTR, an event that benefits Tender Mercies. Tender Mercies provides housing and supportive services for homeless adults who have a history of severe mental illness. They address the root causes of homelessness, in order to prevent a return to the streets by the homeless adults in their…

WHY YES, I LIKE FOOTBALL.

The sands of summer are slowly sifting away. As much as I will miss the warmer temperatures and dips in the pool, I must say there is always something I look forward to at this time of year. And that is the gridiron.           Okay, fellas, you can stop laughing now.…

THE GIRL ABOUT TOWN’S GUIDE TO POLKA DOTS

According to The Hairpin’s “A Brief Hisory of Polka Dots”, the term “polka dot” was seen for the first time in print in an American women’s magazine in 1857, describing a summer scarf.  The polka dots design appeared during the mid 1800’s in men’s ties and scarves, and then in ladies’ garments, including swimsuits.  In the 1920’s a polka dot skirt…

FIND OF THE WEEK: GELATO MACARONS

I recently stopped by one of my favorite spots, Macaron Bar (1206 Main Street, Over-The-Rhine).             I was at the counter, trying to decide which flavors I wanted, when I spotted this sign:     What the?  Dojo Gelato?  Oh, it’s ON. I purchased a Pear Ginger Gelato Macaron, and quickly headed to the adorably…

SECOND SUNDAY ON MAIN

One of my favorite street festivals is Second Sunday on Main, which takes place in Over-The-Rhine June through October.  I stopped by this past Sunday for a few hours of browsing and eating. Food trucks, live music and an eclectic assortment of street vendors.  What’s not to love?              …