• Dannie (in Real Life)

    Cincinnati Brewery Passport: I came, I drank, I conquered.

    A few months back during a quick stop at Streetside Brewery in Columbia-Tusculum, I saw an advertisement in the bathroom for Craft Connection‘s new Cincinnati Brewery Passport (1st edition). When we prompted the bartender, she handed us two of these beautiful bad boys: Included in this first edition are eighteen craft breweries and two bourbon distilleries. Inside, there’s a small advertisement for each brewery, with the last two pages reserved for stamps (see below). Although a few notable Cincinnati-area breweries were left off this pass (ahem, MadTree), most of my other favorites were included, plus a whole bunch of new-to-me stops to make it extra fun to discover new places…

  • Dannie (in Real Life)

    February 2017: black-tie, brews, and ballroom dancing

    February has been even more exciting than January was! We kicked off the month on February 4th with the Hearts for Hope Gala at the Duke Energy Convention Center, supporting Boys Hope Girls Hope Cincinnati. BHGH is a wonderful organization that, in their words, “provides educational opportunities and stability to motivated, underserved youth through residential and community-based programs.” I am proud to be involved with BHGH and work with their amazing Scholars, and proud that my company also supports the cause, affording more opportunities for the organization. The event was capped off by local band Soul Pocket playing for the crowd after dinner and ceremonies. We finished off our night by stopping by Queen City…