Natalie Jones

Nat Jonesin’…Buck teeth and Brene Brown

So lets start at the beginning… The first cigarette I ever smoked I was behind the White Oak shopping center on a Friday night while my parents were socializing at a bar in the front of the shopping center, as we did on Fridays on the west side growing up. I had a bowl cut, buck teeth, was wearing a …

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Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: Christine’s Casual Dining

  My new friend, Christine, grew up in the Philippines, poor…started working at the age of 11…and after high school, came to this country with the dream of owning her own business. After years of hard work, struggles and setbacks, Christine, with the support of friends who believed in her, has become a great American success story. If you don’t …

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Dumpster-smoking Natalie has got to go!

So, about 6 weeks ago I had a conversation with my brother that really changed me. It made me want to be a better person, listen to my intuition, live my best life. We were talking about his future. He is 21 and about to embark on the real world, and I want to set a positive example for him. …

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Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: STU NIZNY PIXEL 19

  Let’s talk FASHION! More specifically, VINTAGE FASHION! This cool cat (who I look totally lame standing next to) is STU NIZNY, owner of PIXEL 19 VINTAGE. He and his partner, Amanda Hale of Sweet Dahlia Vintage, cater to collectors, celebrities, Hollywood Film Studios, and anyone who appreciates the style and culture of decades passed. The story of Stu’s journey …

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Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: Jorge Perez

How do you inspire people to be better and do better? You live by example. JORGE PEREZ is the first in his family to be born in the United States, a former migrant worker, a survivor of housing projects, a product of public schools, a first-generation college graduate, a husband, and a father of two gifted girls. As Executive Director …

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Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: Patty Brisben

  How do you accurately describe Patty Brisben? Words can’t really describe. She is an inspiration to us all who didn’t just change the game, she created the game for empowering women on sexual health in Cincinnati and across the country. As a single mom she learned first hand the importance of taking chances and trusting yourself first and foremost. …

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Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: Andrew Salzbrun

One of the busiest people we have met yet, newly married he once drank a mimosa and bought a house for fun. To say he has crazy ideas is an understatement, because the thing with Andrew Salzbrun is, he makes all of them happen. From BLINK, Ubahn Fest, and Danger Wheel, his one half of the production company AGAR which …

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Person of Interest with Jeff Thomas: Elizabeth Pierce

  Fun and exciting things are happening at the Cincinnati Museum Center! VOLCANOES: THE FIRES OF CREATION is now playing in the upgraded Robert D. Lindner OMNIMAX THEATER. Also, don’t miss the museum’s next special featured exhibit: EGYPT, A TIME OF PHARAOHS, which opens February 15th and runs through July. This all comes on the heels of Union Terminal’s first …

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