Your Favorites This Year

 Page 1  At long last, the results are in! Each year, West Chester and Liberty residents tell us what their favorites are and we share the winners with you in our beloved Readers’ Choice showcase. 4,160 of your friends and neighbors voted this year, giving us a great glimpse into the businesses and organizations that make our community tick. They’ve…

Firebirds on Fire

Staying active and working as a team is its own reward, but sometimes, excellent training also results in sweet victories. The Lakota West girls soccer team overcame Whitehouse, Ohio’s Anthony Wayne High School in an exciting championship game that ended 2-1. Forward Kailyn Dudukovich scored the game-winning goal only 13 seconds before the end of the game. Thank you Firebirds for…

Meet the Editor

 Who Laura Leavitt  What New Editor of West Chester and Liberty Lifestyle    

On Trend

Mason’s Cincinnati EntryPoint can transform your entire entryway and add significant curb appeal. Owner Bruce Carden shares three trends that make a big impact and can even increase the value of your home.

Bite Into Bliss

Want to get your sweetie something extra sweet this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Karma in the Kitchen, a boutique in Olde West Chester that specializes in artisan chocolates, buttery caramels and life-changing fudge. Founder and chocolatier Karma Decker opened her store in 2016, and recently expanded in October of last year. “I always knew I wanted to create…

Fill the Sleigh

When it comes to designer holiday shopping at an affordable price, look no further than the Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe. You will find a collection of 100 outlet stores from top designers and name brands at extraordinarily low prices. Here are some gift ideas to cross off your list.

5 Ways To Give

Looking for a way to give back to the community around us? Whether you gather a group of friends or make it a family project, here are five ways you can donate or volunteer to local organizations making an impact.

Kitchen Time Savers

We tested some of the newest, most innovative kitchen gadgets and found the must-haves for any cook.


 Article Abbey Bradley | Photography Provided  Local mom, teacher, style blogger and Instagram influencer Shannon Bowling knows a thing or two about juggling a busy schedule —and she does it with style and flair. The first grade teacher at Fairfield South Elementary has lived in Liberty Township her whole life and has always had a knack for stylish, affordable fashion.…

Presents For Pet Lovers

 Article Michelle Moody | Photography Ali Wolfe Photography  If you or someone in your life loves a pet, you don’t need to travel far to find a unique gift. We visited Pop Revolution in Mason, Symmetry Boutique & Gallery in Fairfield, and Designer Items and More in Olde Wester to find the purrrfect presents for pet lovers.  1) Charlotte Olympia…

Al Fresco Dining

 Article Abbey Bradley | Photography Ali Wolfe Photography & Provided  Summer's here and the patios are open. Check out these eclectic outdoor spaces in and around West Chester and Liberty Township. Be sure to look online for happy hour specials and hours of operation at each location.  1. Grainworks Brewing Company

Alison + her mom

 Article Abbey Bradley | Photography Provided  Amazing Grace fragrance by philosophy

Grow Your Garden

Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or planting your first flowers, spring is the best time to put on some gloves and start digging. Local experts at Berns Garden Center in Middletown share a few of their favorite gardening items for spring, including the best vegetables to plant in our area during April and May. If you’re a fan of organic…

In The Cellar Of…

Liberty Township's Kate Eberlein Shares Her Favorite Foods And Wine

From The Closet Of Liberty Center’s Tracey Schneider

To work at a place like Liberty Center is to be surrounded by retailers with the latest fashion trends. Liberty Center’s Director of Guest Experience and Communication, Tracey Schneider, gives us a sneak peek into her closet, sharing some of her favorite outfits and accessories. Whether she's heading to a business meeting or happy hour, these favorite items help her…

West Chester Academy

Since opening West Chester Academy (WCA) 10 years ago, Patsy and Paul Rabinowitz have grown to a team of more than 50 musicians, dancers, actors, gymnasts and support staff whose primary focus is to give back to the next generation of musicians and artists. West Chester Academy specializes in beginners of all ages and offers training through pre-professional levels. We…

Local’s Choice

WHO: Michael Corna, WHAT: American Family Insurance––Providing insurance for home, auto, life, business and more. WHERE: 7907 Cincinnati-Dayton Road in West Chester

A Healthy 2017

Betsy Brothers and Janet Nash, co-owners of Gracetree Yoga & Growth Studio in West Chester, offer simple suggestions to spark healthful changes for your new year. Keeping health resolutions can be challenging, but these ladies share their best tips to help you stay on track in 2017.

On the Desk of…

Liberty Center emphasizes health and wellness through programs offered for the community and their employees. Kevin’s modular desk enables him to stand or sit at the office, creating a healthier work environment.


1. Tiffany stays in close touch with clients and makes social media posts for her listings using her iPhone 6S. 2. Tiffany has been the number one sales and listing leader for her office since 2012. Her other awards include the Sibcy Cline Platinum Level, Circle of Excellence for Cincinnati Board of Realtors 2005, 2009-present and OAR President’s Sales Club.


Get an insider peek at the cabin of Marie, the welcoming face and voice of YMCA Camp Campbell Gard (CCG). CCG was founded in 1926 in Hamilton and today operates year-round, uniting people of all ages through outdoor fun and teamwork.


Last fall, Celebrate Local opened the doors of their second retail location right here in Liberty Township. This unique store features an ever-changing array of items from over 300 Ohio artisans, small businesses and farmers. Everything in the store is Ohio-made, making Celebrate Local a shining example of this month’s “Local Focus” theme. Here are a few of our favorite…