NKY Magazine

Category : Summer 2020

Summer 2020

Coming Home

How Northern Kentucky University’s BB&T Arena landed the biggest rock concert in 40 years Eric Spangler It’s going to be the biggest rock ‘n’ roll concert in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area in 40 years. The Who, one of the greatest rock bands of all time, has not played in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area since Dec. [...]

Summer 2020

Connecting with the Past

Visitors to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site find nature and a trove of incredible ancient history native to Boone CountyJuli Hale Long before Boone County was incorporated, the area now known as Big Bone Lick State Historic Site was already on the map and attracting major attention. Maps from as early as the 1740s [...]

Summer 2020

A Classic Northern Kentucky Suburb

Crestview Hills’ journey to what it has become today stretches back to the mid-19th century.David E. Schroeder Many Americans think of the suburbs as a post-World War II phenomenon. In reality, many suburbs began in the 1920s following the First World War. This is certainly true concerning the city of Crestview Hills in Kenton County. Nestled [...]

Summer 2020

A Message of Hope

Prostate cancer is no longer the death sentence it once was for menKevin Michell Prostate cancer is the top cause of cancer-related death for men over 60 and the second highest for men overall. Though it still kills tens of thousands of men each year, the number of deaths caused by prostate cancer has dropped by [...]

Summer 2020

Finding Time

Notre Dame Academy adds flex time into its school scheduleCorinne Minard Jack VonHandorf and Amber Grayson, principal and assistant principal, respectively, of Notre Dame Academy, knew it was time for a change at the all-girls Catholic high school in Park Hills. In fact, they had discussed adding a flexible time period into the school day—time [...]

Summer 2020

Meeting a Need

The Hilton Cincinnati Airport is a popular location for local groups, organizations, charities and businessesEric Spangler Much like the three most important considerations in real estate, meeting and event space is all about location, location, location, says Imran Hussain, general manager of the Hilton Cincinnati Airport at 7373 Turfway Road in Florence. With the hotel [...]

Summer 2020

Q&A: 4 Questions with Jenny Kammes

Marketing director for Silverlake “The Family Place”Menna Elarman Looking for fun, family-friendly activities that don’t involve phones or social media? Silverlake “The Family Place,” on 301 Kenton Land Road in Erlanger, has something for the whole family. Jenny Kammes, marketing director at Silverlake gives us a glimpse of what it’s like to spend a day [...]

Summer 2020

The Doers of NKY

Northern Kentuckians who have put in the work to better the community and their neighborsJudy Clabes Northern Kentucky is a place replete with doers—those who roll up their sleeves, put their heads down and do good work. Not just the easy stuff, but the things that matter for beyond a lifetime and make our home [...]

Summer 2020

The Great Devou Park Alligator Hunt

The story of a scaly Kentucky caper that would make Mark Twain crack a smileRick Robinson Thanks to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Prisoner’s Lake is now well stocked with rainbow trout. There was a time, however, the lake also contained alligators. My great-uncle Chip Thomson would spend his winters fishing and hunting [...]