Scarecrow Row

Local individuals, businesses, and organizations show their creativity by crafting custom scarecrows in Otto Armleder Park on the east side of Cincinnati. In 2018, the scarecrows at Scarecrow Row are on display from September 30 to October 14. Impression Scattered along the main walking paths and picnic areas of Otto Armleder Park, Scarecrow Row is…

Spring Grove Cemetery

A full history from the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum can be found HERE. Having a need to handle the internment needs of the city during the 1830/1840 cholera epidemics, city professional leaders and the Cincinnati Horticultural Society formed a cemetery association in 1844. The goal was to find a place for a cemetery that…

Osprey Lake – Visual Ohio One Shot!

Written/Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Location:  Google Maps Link If you know Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park, then you know that it is home to the small herd of bison, located in several acres of fields close to the metro parks nature center. Most of the parks traffic is centered there, as you’d expect – because…

Cincinnati Skyline – Visual Ohio One Shot!

Written and Photography by Andrew Livelsberger During a recent trip to Cincinnati, we jumped to the other side into Newport, KY to get this sunset picture of downtown Cinci! Often times, it is great to get out of where you are and see it from a different perspective.   Just another perspective and view of Ohio’s…

Introduction of Visual Ohio One Shots!

Written and Photography By Andrew Livelsberger Welcome to the introduction of a new quick hit feature of our blog!  The Visual Ohio One Shots are going to be a series that cover either lesser known events or items that can be shared with just one image. One Shot article categories will be the same as…

Ohio State Fair 2018 – High School Rodeo

Written by Dani and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background: The 2018 Ohio State Fair has recently concluded with another successful year.  The standard events and fair type activities were present.  This year, we had the opportunity to cover the High School Rodeo competition. Impression: Within the dimly lit Taft Coliseum of the state…

Dillon State Park

Written by Dani and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background: East central Ohio state park with swimming, boating, fishing and hiking activities. Impression: We initially went here looking for American Bald Eagles, but we were too early in the season.  Talking with a park ranger, the eagles are more visible in the spring and…

Urban Scrawl 2018

Written by Dani and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background: A 2-Day arts festival organized by the Franklinton Arts District.  It has been an annual event since 2007, featuring art murals from over 60 local artists.  This is one of central Ohio’s largest urban renewal projects. Impression: Music, food trucks and art done on site. …

Matsuricon 2018

Written by Dani and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background: Description from the Matsuricon website: Matsuricon is an annual Japanese pop-culture event that focuses primarily on Japanese animation (known as “anime”), manga (Japanese graphic novels), and video games. We also showcase both American and Japanese popular culture, due to the natural overlap of fandom…

African American Male Wellness Walk/Run 5k

Written/Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background: Founded in 2004, the African American Male Wellness Initiative was started to help empower men to live longer through preventative measures.  Impression: Waking up early, I targeted covering the event from 7:30 am on.  The run/walk was scheduled to start around 9:30am.  Driving down, the sun was shining and all…