Spring House Gazebo in Eden Park – Cincinnati

This Moorish styled Gazebo is within eye sight of Mirror Lake, both of which are located within Eden Park. The gazebo was designed and construction completed in 1904, making it the oldest enduring structure in the Cincinnati park system. The Spring House Gazebo is also famous for the Remus Incident. The Remus Incident in a…

Rock Climbing at Scioto Audubon Metro Park

From the Columbus Metro Parks Website: The three towers and two arches of the main climbing wall reach a height of 35 feet and extend over 6,100 square feet. The wall features bouldering, top rope and lead climbing. There are four auto belays, but climbers must bring their own climbing harness. Climbers must be age…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Schnormeier Gardens

Written by Dani and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background: Schnormeier Gardens are located in Know county.  There is a very interesting history which is outlined on the website.  Definitely take the time to check out that link above! Also note that the property is not usually open to visitors except by large group…