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Braxton Brewing Company to open innovation facility on Ei8ht Ball Brewing Company site in Bellevue

Braxton Brewing Company has shared its latest expansion plans, announcing an innovation facility ahead of their 2nd Anniversary Party on Saturday, March 25. Braxton Labs, a brewery and taproom located at 95 Riviera Dr, in Bellevue, will allow the company to focus on innovative new styles and products while continuing to scale their flagship brewery in Covington. Braxton Labs will open in the Summer...

Locally based Core Consulting launches emerging leader program targeting wastewater utility industry

Core Consulting Group, a Cincinnati-based organizational development and communication strategies consulting company recently launched an emerging leader program targeted at the wastewater utility industry, and it’s getting national attention. With retirement rates in this industry on the rise, the five-month program designed to grow utility leaders of the future kicked off in Chicago on February...

BBB Trends: Don’t get bit by a puppy scam; you’ll be in a financial doghouse if you aren’t careful

March 23 is National Puppy Day, and it’s a great time to consider adding a furry friend to the family. There are many things to think about when purchasing a pet – like how to get stains out of the carpet or what valuables to tuck out of the way from being chewed up – but the most important are whether or not your family is ready to take on a full-time commitment. If you are, then make...

Site Selection magazine: KY is second in economic development projects per capita; NKY in top 10

Kentucky placed second nationally in economic development projects per capita last year and first in the South Central region according to Site Selection magazine, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. The rankings – part of Site Selection’s annual Governor’s Cup awards – make 2016 the third consecutive year Kentucky has placed first or second in the per-capita competition. Numerous Kentucky metropolitan...

DHL to hold second Hiring Fair on Saturday to fill 900 new jobs at CVG hub — be ready to work by May 1

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has announced it will hold a 2nd hiring fair at the CVG Centre to hire for 900 new positions as the company completes the latest $108 million expansion of its Americas Hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. Interested candidates who could not attend the March 4th job fair are invited to this second job fair being...

Bircus Brewing to pour five pilot beers at ‘Shop Ludlow’ event on Saturday

BIRCUS Brewing Co. offers its first official beer sales during Shop Ludlow Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to Paul Miller, founder of the brewery, “We will be pouring 5 pilot styles of beer for sale. Shop our BIRCUS merchandise, see the future Ludlow Theatre Marquee (made in Ludlow at Bluegrass Iron Works and Steidle Fabrication).  Packhouse Meats food truck will also be onsite...

McGing Irish Dancer to entertain travelers at CVG, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with festive dancing

Get into the swing of St. Patrick’s Day, as CVG hosts the internationally renowned McGing Irish Dancers as they perform for travelers to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. The McGing Irish Dancers will perform festive dancing with bright-colored costumes from 8:40 to 9:10 a.m. at the ticketing level at CVG.

Keven Moore: It may be hard to believe, but even a simple back injury can eventually result in death

Can a back injury kill you? Unfortunately, it can. Let me tell you a story about my dear friend Dan who died from a simple back injury on Feb. 10, 1996. Dan and I first met working at McDonald’s when we were both teenagers. We later lived together, dated the same women, got in fist-fights over women, deer hunted, rode motorcycles, played pickup basketball at 3 a.m. on the UK blue courts, delivered...

NKY Magazine to induct Butler, Carlisle, Durr into fourth annual NKY Business Hall of Fame

Bill Bulter, Wayne Carlisle, and R.C. Durr (posthumously) will be inducted into the NKy Magazine business Hall of Fame April 25 (Photos provided) NKY Magazine will induct three honorees into the fourth annual Northern Kentucky Business Hall of Fame on April 25 at the Metropolitan Club. Inductees are: Bill Butler, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Corporex Companies; Wayne Carlisle,...

Skidaddles childcare in Florence holding open house to celebrate expansion; planning franchises

The Florence Skidaddles drop-in childcare has added 1,000 square feet of space, a 37% expansion, to accommodate growing demand. The expansion will be celebrated at a free open house for families and for companies seeking flexible childcare options for their employees. It will be held Saturday, March 25 from 3-6 p.m. Those who attend can win free registration and various specials for Skidaddles’...

BBB Trends: Spring showers, strong storms can bring out ‘storm chasers’ scammers. Beware.

By Sandra Guile Better Business Bureau Spring showers and strong storms can cause untold damage to your property, prompting the need for speedy repairs. Unfortunately, this season also brings out the possibility of storm chasers – scammers who come through quickly and leave a lot of financial damage in their wake. People with umbrellas in rain on the street BBB has a Storm Repair, Recovery,...

Allegiant announces new non-stop flight to Denver starting in June — and ultra-low fares

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announced new nonstop service to Denver International Airport (DEN) from Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). To celebrate, the company, known for its ultra-low fares, is offering one-way fares on the route for as low as $28.*   “We know that Cincinnati travelers are smarter than the average bear when it comes to finding a good deal,” said Lukas Johnson,...

Farmers, if safety net matters, revenue protection insurance favors soybeans, says UK CAFE

The safety net for soybean revenue insurance provides more protection as compared to 2016, and that’s good news for producers who are still weighing their options ahead of the March 15 deadline, according to Todd Davis, agricultural economist in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The safety net, also known as a revenue guarantee, is established each February...

AMC Newport 20 Theatres announced $8 million renovation to create state-of-art experience

AMC Newport 20 Theatres has committed to an approximate $8 million renovation to create a state-of-the-art experience, which is expected to begin in the fall of 2017, offering movie-goers a chance to catch the latest blockbusters from the comfort of their very own power reclining seat. This renovation will extend AMC’s commitment to Newport on the Levee until the year 2032 and will bolster AMC’s...

SMS to relocate Sept. KY Speedway XFINITY race to Las Vegas in 2018, creates tripleheader weekend

Las Vegas Motor Speedway will hold a pair of aces next year as the 1.5-mile superspeedway doubles down with a second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race for the 2018 season and beyond. The speedway made the announcement at a joint news conference with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority at Cashman Center Wednesday, just two days before the green flag drops on its 2017 NASCAR weekend. LVMS...