Jim Nolan

Interactive Communications Manager, Host of Local Exposure

Jim is a Northern Kentucky native and a father of three. In his spare time, Jim likes to read, play ice hockey and watch foreign films. He currently resides with his family on the East side of town.

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Mt. Carmel
11:39 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Mt. Carmel Brewing Company: Locally-Made Fine Craft Beers

Inside the brew room at Mt. Carmel Brewing Compnay

American Craft Beer Week is May 13-19.  To help celebrate, here is a re-post of my 2012 interview with Mike and Kathleen Dewey from Mt. Carmel Brewing Company.

Since 2005, Mike and Kathleen Dewey have been producing quality hand-crafted beers and ales in a white farm house along Mt. Carmel/Tabasco Rd. 

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Milford
12:33 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Cinci Holiday Bike Drive: Because everyone remembers their first bike

Cheryl Sussel looks over one of the children's bikes that will be part of the Cinci Holiday Bike Drive

The Cinci Holiday Bike Drive is a volunteer-run project that refurbishes donated children’s bicycles and provides them to low-income children in Cincinnati. The aim of the drive is to improve family and child health by promoting cycling in our community. With your help, they hope to bring the enjoyment of bicycling to everyone by providing children with their first bicycles and helmets.

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The School of Rock
2:51 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

The School of Rock: Taking it to the Stage

Students of The School of Rock: Tyler Murrin, Jacob Snow, Jessica Bennett and Jacob Davidson share the stage

The School of Rock in Mason is founded on the principle that the best way to learn music is to play music.

The faculty of The School of Rock is associated with several notable Cincinnati bands such as The Rusty Griswolds, Wussy, Fairmount Girls and Afghan Whigs.  They take students of all ages from the lesson room to the stage by developing their confidence and musicianship with programs designed for all skill levels.

I met with Tim Garry, owner and General Manager and Chris Barlow, Bass Instructor and Show Director from The School of Rock.

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National Bicycle Month
9:18 am
Fri May 3, 2013

OTR Night with the CSO

Our friends at The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra are celebrating National Bike Month with a special OTR Night on Friday, May 3rd.  The event includes a pre-concert Music Ride - "a slow music ride through the streets of OTR, beginning and ending in Washington Park-- with special musical surprises!"

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Local Exposure
1:17 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Asian Food Fest: A Complete Cultural Experience

Lam Dang and Thuy Cao of the Asian Food Fest

The 4th Annual Asian Food Fest is the complete package of Food, Family and Culture!

I was fortunate to meet with Lam Dang, marketing director and Thuy Cao, chairperson of the Asian Food Festival.

The festival features food from various countries such as Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, India, Malaysia, and many more. There will also be local craft and Asian beer, cultural dances, local bands and vocalists, Asian-inspired arts and crafts, children’s games, and fireworks by Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics on Saturday night.

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