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Stories of the BC

When you walk into Fantasy Diner and Ice Cream Parlor in Monroe, tilt-a-whirl levels of nostalgia consume you. This down-home diner sits on the land formerly known as Fantasy Farm. From 1963 to 1991, families traveled far and wide to Monroe for this kid-centric amusement park; filling their bellies with cotton candy...
It’s that magical time of year where the leaves shed their summer green for the vibrantly colorful tones of fall. Wonder and wander around these 5 scenic parks to experience the best autumn breeze and crunchy leaves.    Dudley Memorial Park Experience autumn’s finest hour at the gorgeous Dudley Memorial Park. The fall...
A passionate flower farmer has planted roots in West Chester and can’t wait to spread the love of the local flower movement with her blooming buds. Get to know Kim Ceccoli and her brand-new shop, KC Flower Farm!   No two arrangements will ever look the same Kim Ceccoli is a true artist. Her floral arrangements are...
Hamilton has a way of embracing those who visit. Opening her arms to travelers and newcomers alike. Sharing the story of her hardworking citizens. Her streets still strongly rooted in their German heritage, and the buildings who tell the tale of her hardworking industrial past. Every city has a story you can find in...
Savory spices envelop you when you walk into brand-new eatery, Om India. This addition to Fairfield’s already thriving international food scene is transforming Southwest Ohio into a true foodie destination.  Navi Singh is a seasoned restauranteur. He teamed up with an old friend and chef extraordinaire to open up...
When you cozy up with your red or white pour from West Central Wine, you feel like you’re in your best friend’s living room; where every night is wine night. Couches and large reclaimed wooden tables sit throughout, their inviting presence inspires conversation over a crisp glass of vino. This wine bar & retailer...
It’s that time of the year, when we gobble up all of the fun fall activities that the cooler weather can handle. On top of my list this year was picking the perfect pumpkin right off of the vine. It seemed like a great activity for my 3-year-old. So, my family headed off to Garver Family Farm in Monroe to do just that...
Miller St. Boutique was built on a dream and a mutual love for all things vintage. High school besties Stephanie and Tara became business partners a few years ago when they opened up a booth at the Ohio Valley Antique Mall. Their eye for the beautiful and eclectic served them well; their popularity continued to...
What began as a family bakery showcasing some incredible homemade bread products, has bloomed into a full-blown restaurant in West Chester. Skally’s is the new neighborhood hot spot for pizza, gyros, pita pockets, and all things deliciously Mediterranean.   The Skally family thrives off of details and puts an...
What’s your pumpkin picking personality? Plump and vividly orange, perfectly round, large and in charge or misfit and misshapen?   No matter whether you like to carve, paint or leave it in its original state… The first step is finding that personal porch perfect pumpkin; it’s practically a right of passage for the...