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Amy Scalia

Amy Scalia
Publisher & CEO - Amy Scalia, a Cincinnati native, is the editor in chief and publisher of Cincy Chic. Send her an e-mail at From growing up in the cornfields of Harrison and getting a Mass Communications B.A. degree in the bubble of Oxford, to living on the NKY side of the river in Newport and then Ft. Thomas, Amy Scalia has embraced Cincinnati with her presence. Her major life accomplishments include: being a mom of two girls and a boy, a 2010 "40 Under 40" recipient from the Cincinnati Business Courier, winning the "Best New Product/Service of the Year" Award from the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and a national Web-writing award from ASHPE in 2007, a national feature writing award from ASBPE in 2006, and running three Flying Pig Marathons.

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River, city, and park views? This week's Listing of the Week has it all! Click for a sneak peek inside.

This home has captivating river, city, and park views in a very sought after location. It boasts floor to ceiling windows, and nice kitchen and bathrooms and spacious rooms. There is a first floor office that can be converted to a 4th bedroom. The master suite offers amazing views. The home has gorgeous landscaping, a backyard oasis, a lower level recreation room, and plenty of storage. It has a new roof and has been freshly painted. It’s the perfect home for many lifestyles. The 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is listed at $1.295 million.

This listing is sponsored by Ron Erdmann at Guaranteed Rate, the official mortgage professional of Cincy Chic.

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A local spa opened a second location to offer even more services to clients. Click here to read more!

The Face Place recently announced that they are bringing clients a second location. “We have partnered with Next Direct Medical to bring another location to you with more services,” says The Face Place Founder Kathy Sutton.

At The Face Place, the team prides itself on customizing facials and peels to meet the needs of your skin while also addressing your concerns.

With the opening of their second location at Next Direct Primary Care, clients can now utilize additional services at another location. Face services include micro needling, peels, facials, acne treatment, and even a facial specially designed for teenagers. Body services available at The Face Place include massages and infrared treatments.

A new service is also being offered, and is ideal for those who suffer from allergies. The Sinus and Detox Treatment includes a facial steam with eucalyptus, camphor, and clove essential oils, a sinus massage with hot and cold stones, a detox face and neck mask with camphor, feet warmed with hot towels soaked in ginger and clay then exfoliated, a foot chemical peel, and a foot massage performed with special attention to sinus points. 

Those who have membership plans with Next Direct Primary Care can receive discounts on services from The Face Place that range from $10-$20 off the regular prices. Membership plans with Next Direct Primary Care start at $45 per month and includes no copays, family medical are, wholesale medications, urgent care services, same day appointments, and discounts on cosmetic services including Botox at $8 per unit. 

The Face Place is located at 75 Powhatton Drive in Milford, and the Next Direct Primary Care location is at 8250 Kenwood Crossings, Suite 201 behind the Jewish Hospital. To book services at the Next Direct location call 888-926-6398. 

You can learn more about The Face Place and how to book an appointment at

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Check out a recap of the small and local businesses we've featured this week on our new sister page Spend With Cincinnati.

Cincy Chic recently launched a new sister account called Spend With Cincinnati. The goal of Spend With Cincinnati is to share how the public can still support small and local businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. Below is a recap of what we’ve featured this week:

Taglio Bar + Pizzeria: I have to say…being from Michigan I am beyond excited to of found a Detroit style pizza shop! Never had Detroit style before? Try out @eattaglio delicious creations!

Pair a pizza with one of their ice cold beers, cocktails, or a glass of wine! And don’t forget to try one of their delicious appetizers like mozzarella sticks or buffalo chicken dip ?

Geiger & Co: @geiger_and_coprides themselves on their craftsmanship, creating the highest quality products for you! Made right here in Ohio! From key chains, to card holders, to purses, they can make it all! Click the link in their bio check out all their products and start shopping today!

Keystone Bar & Grill: This might be my favorite day out the year…national Mac and cheese day!! Today, July 14th is national Mac and cheese day, and @keystonebar is here to celebrate it with you!

Try out one of their famous creations including their limited time chicken and Mac & cheese waffle! I mean just the sound of that makes my mouth water?

Head over to one of their locations today to celebrate and get a chance to win a $100 gift card! All locations open except Clifton is carry out only!

Pistilcalyx: The hair accessory you need in your life! @pistilcalyx creates these colorful and beautiful floral polymer clay hairpins! Being all hand sculpted, these unique pins will brighten up any hairstyle! Check out the link in their bio to get your order started today! Made right here in Cincinnati!

Markell-Bani Fine Wines: It’s Wednesday! You know what that means…wine night! Started by two best friends, Greg Markell Lawrence and Sean Bani Yisrael, @markellbanifinewines is dedicated to “creating brilliant wines that entertain, surprise, and inspire beautiful moments!”

Try one of their signature fine wines for tonight’s #winewednesday like their Aniyah Rouge or Demera Blanc! PLUS: use code “SUMMERWINE” and save $5 per bottle!

The Baker’s Table: With a mission to “feed people with love,” @bakerstablenewport is dedicated to not only serving you the best food, but giving you a safe and enjoyable environment! They have brought back their wood fire grilled burgers back tonight so make sure to get your hands on these! Head over from 5-9 tonight and enjoy some delicious food and a nice glass of wine…doesn’t get much better than that!

Juice’d-tox: Stock up on @juicedtox cold pressed juices for the weekend! Did you know juices are the “easiest and fastest way to put important nutrients in your body!” From gut health, to immunity boosting, to weigh loss, and more…they can help you with it all! Check out their website to see all the juices they have to offer and DM or Facebook message to place your order! PLUS: they just switched all bottles over from plastic to glass!

Keys: Calling all my cheesecake lovers! I personally think I could eat cheesecake everyday if possible ?. @keys_cheesecakes_and_pies creates these amazing custom cheesecakes made just for you! You can also find them at Eastgate Jungle Jim’s starting next Friday! Pick up one of their cakes or create a custom one to celebrate the summer today!

The Dive Bar: Happy Friday everyone! Looking for a place to go tonight to celebrate #happyhour ?? Check out @divebarcincinnati !! Stop by to grab a drink with friends and family to kickstart the weekend! They are open 7 days a week from 11am-2:30am to serve up your favorite drinks and more!

Made By Mavis: How delicious do @madebymavis products sound ?? She creates artisan jams and jellies with a former twist to bring life to any meal or snack! Want something spicy? Try their jalapeño apple jelly! Want something more sweet? Try their tropic thunder jam! Head over to their website to get your order started and check out their gift sets as well!

Mad Llama Coffee: Saturday morning coffee anyone? ?‍♀️ Get your caffeine today with @madllamacoffee delicious coffee and baked goods! Stop by for an iced coffee, hot coffee, breakfast sandwich, or even ice cream! Open: Monday-Friday 6:30-4 Saturday-Sunday 8-4

Honey Fit Brand: @honeyfitbrandis dedicated to empowering women to be their best selves through a health mind body and spirit! They create their clothes to allow women to feel confident when being active and in everyday life! Vamp up your wardrobe with their new arrivals today! PLUS: sign up for their mailing list and receive 15% your first order!

BanaSun Smoothie Bar: Kickstart your Sunday with a smoothie bowl today! @banasun513 creates delicious fruity açaí bowls, smoothies, smoothie bowls, and juices for you! And the best part? They’re using their proceeds to help build a school in the developing world! So make sure to stop buy, grab a nice treat, and help them achieve their goal!

1 More Rep: Get your sweat on this Sunday with @onemorerepcincy? Try one of their 3 body shaping workouts to help achieve those fitness goals of yours! Click the link in their bio to see more details and sign up for you first class today!

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This breathtaking home in Hyde Park has gorgeous views of the Ohio River. Click for a sneak peek inside this week's Listing of the Week!

This home is the opportunity to own one of the most prestigious river-view estates on the Hyde Park Riviera. It’s a magnificent 5 bedroom, 7 bathroom village with breathtaking Ohio River and Kentucky hillside views. It sits on 1.742 acres of lush landscaped terraces, lawns, and gardens. It has an auto courtyard, a 3-car garage, and a carriage house. Every detail and amenity was attended to during a two-year renovation/restoration of the home. 

This listing is sponsored by Ron Erdmann at Guaranteed Rate, the official mortgage professional of Cincy Chic.


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Check out a recap of the small and local businesses we've featured this week on our new sister page Spend With Cincinnati.

Cincy Chic recently launched a new sister account called Spend With Cincinnati. The goal of Spend With Cincinnati is to share how the public can still support small and local businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. Below is a recap of what we’ve featured this week:

Revolve Nutrition: Ready to kickstart your week with a fat reducing shake? Maybe a energizing tea? @revolve_nutrition has all that and more for you! They create both nutritious and delicious drinks! PLUS check out their latest post to see how you can receive a FREE protein ball!

Northern Kentucky Dancewear: Calling all my dancers! Need a pointe shoes fitting, new tights, new dance wear? @nkydancewear has you covered! They are open to help you with all your dance needs of all ages and levels! PLUS: all tights are buy 3 get a pair FREE! Visit their website to shop online or stop in the store! AND make sure to call to book your pointe shoe fitting appointment!

PursuitOTR: “We set out to build a modern suit store with old-fashioned customer service to outfit you for life’s biggest moments” @pursuit_otr recognizes the confidence and power that comes with a good suit built just for you! What started as a class project has now grown into a business dedicated to build you your best suit yet! They are now open for appointments as long as you wear that mask! Head over to their website to book your appointment for a custom suit, tailoring, and more today!

Lyle’s Bikes, Brews, & BBQ: Head out for a nice bike ride today and top it off with and ice cold drink and some delicious bbq today! @lylesbikesbrewsbbq is located right along the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail, making it the perfect pit stop!

Tuesday-Thursday: 4-9
Friday: 4-10
Saturday: 11-10
Sunday: 11-8

Birch+Brass: Do you know what’s in your soap? @birchnbrassmakes all their products with only the best natural ingredients to protect your skin against harsh chemicals! PLUS they are environmentally friendly! No animal testing, vegan, and biodegradable! Head over to their website to check out all their products from soaps to laundry detergent to household accessories! AND when you buy 4 or more, use code “SHIP4FREE” to enjoy free shipping!

Wildfire Pizza Kitchen: Pizza night anyone? ?‍♀️ @wildfirepizzakitchencreates their delicious pies wood-fired and made fresh just for you! They are located inside @urbanartifactbeer so grab a beer to go with your pizza!
They offer build your own or try one of their famous creations! PLUS: they offer vegan cheese alternatives for all my vegans!
Stop by, call, or order online today!

The Girl Republic: Break. Gender. Barriers. ? Andrea Minnillo, owner of @thegirlrepublic , was frustrated by the differences in boys and girls clothing. Boys clothing depicted power and accomplishment while girls were princesses and tutus. An objectivity women have been fighting so hard to break. That’s when @thegirlrepublic was born!

Clothing made to represent action and passion for all genders! They create products for all ages as well! Head over to their website to place your order today and help break gender barriers!

Gris Gris Cocktail Magic: Spice up your happy hour this Friday with @grisgriscocktailmagic ? add a splash of their sample syrups to any drink and instantly turn it into a delicious cocktails! Head on over to their website to find fun and delicious recipes and place your order today!

Queen City Sausage: Looking to grill up this weekend? Check out @queencitysausage Cincinnati made sausage! They believe in the power of great food brining together friends and families!

Head over to their website to see if your grocery carries their delicious products or order off their site! PLUS: make sure to check out their website and page to find recipes on fun new meals for the whole family!

Sugar ‘n Spice Diner: NOW OPEN!! @eatsugarnspice is having their grand opening today! Stop by to try their stacks of pancakes or fluffy omelets they’ve been serving up since 1941! And the best part? RUBBER DUCKS!

Rookwood Pottery: Check out these beautiful pieces? @rookwoodpotteryhas been crafting handmade ceramics since 1880! From vases to cheese plates, they have it all!

Click the link in their bio and visit their page to see all they have to offer!

Ray + Goode Candle Co: Happy Sunday! Fill your home with the fresh smells of @raygoodecandleco this week! Being all natural coconut wax, their candles have a longer and cleaner scent throw! All their candles are handmade right here in Cincinnati from all natural ingredients!

Head over to their website to check out all their yummy smells and start your order today!

Yankee Doodle Deli: Ready to step up your snacking game? Get your hands on @yankeedoodledeli flavored pretzels! Whether spicy, sweet, even savory, they have them all! Head over to their website to see their deals like this thank you basket and stock up on these delicious snacks and more!

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With its gorgeous gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceiling and guest suite, this custom-built home in Mariemont is a must-see! Keep reading for a sneak peek inside this Listing of the Week!

Absolutely exquisite! This 2009 custom built home is one of a kind! 1st floor master, gorgeous gourmet kitchen open to family room w/ vaulted ceiling & informal dining, 4 spacious bedrooms + office, high end fixtures & craftsmanship throughout, beautiful hardwood floors, finished LL w/ guest suite & additional bedroom, private fenced patio.

This listing is sponsored by Ron Erdmann at Guaranteed Rate, the official mortgage professional of Cincy Chic.

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Check out a recap of the small and local businesses we've featured this week on our new sister page Spend With Cincinnati.

Cincy Chic recently launched a new sister account called Spend With Cincinnati. The goal of Spend With Cincinnati is to share how the public can still support small and local businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. Below is a recap of what we’ve featured this week:

Share Cheesebar: Have you jumped on the trend of cheese boards yet? I can personally say I am slightly addicted to them! @sharecheesebar is Cincinnati’s first cheese bar located in pleasant ridge! They create both beautiful and delicious cheese boards, grilled cheese, and more!
They will be closed July 1st-8th BUT opening back up on the 9th! Make sure to head to their website and get your order in!

Colonial Cottage: Breakfast for dinner? Sounds delicious to me! @colonial.cottage.1933 offers omelets all day! PLUS they also have their delicious fried chicken, cookies, pies, and so much more!
Order ahead to take your food to go or stop in to enjoy! PLUS click the link in their bio to vote for them for us weekly!

Full Body Fitness & Yoga: Happy #treatyourself Tuesday today! Rather than treating yourself to something unhealthy, treat yourself with the gift of endorphins! Every time you workout, your body releases endorphins giving you energy, strength, and happiness!

@fullbodyfitnessandyoga is back open to help you find those endorphins and reach your fitness goals! They have created a safe and healthy space for you to workout by taping off personal sections in their studio to ensure social distancing! PLUS: they are having HUGE deals right now! Click the link in their bio to see how you can receive 50% off as a new member, and other great discounts!

Pangaea Trading Company: NEW ARRIVALS! @pangaeatradingco just put their new arrivals put just in time to spruce up your July wardrobe! Head into their shop or shop online to discover adorable clothes, skincare, stickers, and more!

PLUS: when you visit their website, click on their first 2 tabs to see how you can continue to help the BLM movement!

Sunday: 12-6
Tuesday-Thursday: 12-6
Friday-Saturday: 11-8

Honey Child: Happy July first!! You know what that means…it’s almost the Fourth of July! Celebrate this holiday weekend with @honeychildpops delicious red, white, and blueberry pops!
All pops are made plant based with no cane sugar or dairy! This makes for a great healthy and natural sweet treat guaranteed to put a smile on peoples faces!
Order online to have these delivered right to your doorstep or find them at Clifton Market!

Ampersand Home & Gallery: Looking to add some uniqueness to your home? @ampersandhomeandgallery is here for you! When you step into their shop you can find a unique collection of handpicked housewares, furniture, and more! They also have a collection of repurposed pieces!
Located in Bellevue, stop in or shop online to find your perfect new house piece unique to your style!

Revolution Rotisserie & Bar: Come get your chicken fix with @revolutionrotisseriedelicious chicken! Not in the mood for chicken? Try their loaded hash browns or try their Mac and cheese! Plus don’t forget to top it off with a delicious beer or mimosa!

Stop in for bottomless tots during happy hour, a boozy brunch, lunch, or dinner!
They are now open for dine-in, carry-out, or delivery!

The Living Room: Working from home can be a very stressful and daunting task! That’s why @hellolivingroom has created a space for you, your team, and other hard workers to get creative, collaborate, and work in!
PLUS right now they are having a HUGE deal of buy one meeting, get one free! From now until October 1st, with a purchase of meeting space, you’ll receive another meeting free!
They also have just opened up their rooftop deck for a fun and safe event next Wednesday! Bring your family, friends, coworkers, and more to enjoy free food and games!
Check out their page for more details on how to get in on this amazing space and how to rsvp for next Wednesday!

16-Bit Bar + Arcade: How fun does this Hulk Hogan bomb pop cocktail look for the 4th tomorrow ? @16bitbar is back open for you to come over for some delicious cocktails and fun games!
They are taking all safety precautions to keep you and staff safe! Face masks are highly recommended for you to wear when not sipping on one of their famous cocktails! Their staff will be wearing masks and cleaning off the arcade machines and the bar after usage!
Wednesday-Thursday: 4-11
Friday: 4-12
Saturday: 2-12
Sunday: 2-11

Kentucky Botanical Co: The 4th can be a very stressful holiday for both us and our furry friends with all the loud noises going on! Help relax and relieve stress with a little help from CBD oil! @kybotanicalco creates CBD infused products from oils to cleaning products to help bring calm and peace!
plus right now for the 4th they are having a SALE! Use code “JULY4” at checkout to receive 20% off your whole order now until the 6th!
Click the link in their bio to get your order started and check out their page to learn more about all the benefits of using CBD!

Milkman Ice Cream & Doughnuts: Happy Sunday everyone! Keep the holiday celebrations coming by treating yourself to @milkmancincy ? They offer delicious ice cream, shakes, and doughnuts! Plus did I mention they have BOOZY SHAKES! That’s right…boozy milkshakes!

They just reopened today so go show them some love!
Sunday’s: 9am for doughnuts
Saturday-Sunday: 10:30-10

Alba Organic Beauty Studio: It’s officially waxing season and @albabeautystudiohas a special you definitely do not want to miss out on! For all of July they are offering $10 brow wax and 20% off bikini waxes! How could you say no to such a good deal?
Call today to schedule your appointment: (513) 631 2522! Their studio is dedicated to providing organic, natural, and non-toxic services and products!

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It's a beautiful home with all the upgrades, nestled in a magical setting with breathtaking city views! Click for a sneak peek inside this week's Listing of the Week!

Condo alternative*Rare 1-floor/no-steps/flat-lot Ranch*2BR/3BA*Great Rm, Study & Fam Rm*Carl Strauss design recently/entirely/superbly remodeled by DIGS*Summer poolside Shangri-La*Winter city views+dazzling sunsets*Magical private lane of multimillion-$ estates w/river views & prevalent breezes*Nothing to do but move in & pinch yourself*Agent owner

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We chat with the founder of a local pediatric therapy network to learn what sets them apart and how they get results for children with special needs. 

Children progress faster through play. That’s the idea behind ABC Pediatric Therapy.  
“We work with a range of children — those who just need a little extra help to medically fragile children, all diagnosis or no known diagnoses,” says CEO and founder, Diane L Crecelius, PT. “ I created ABC because I believe our special children are typical children stuck inside bodies that have not yet learned how to work. I believe every child has a voice. We must figure out how to hear it. I believe all our special children can be mobile, and we are challenged to give them wings. I believe every child can be confidently independent. We have to believe enough in them to let them have successes and failures.” 
Crecelius says there are four main features that make ABC Pediatric Therapy unique:
1. Multidisciplinary approach – all therapists work coherently to accomplish the greatest level of achievement for each child. Whether the child is receiving one discipline or all disciplines, our experience across therapies will promote overall improvements in the gross motor, fine motor, and communication areas. 
2. Home programming – therapists assist parents/care-givers in developing successful strategies and exercises that are useful and meaningful in each child’s everyday environment to encourage greater independence and participation in all areas of functioning. 
3. Innovative treatment approach – therapists integrate positive components of traditional therapeutic methods with innovative and creative treatment techniques and equipment. 
4. Five convenient locations: 
West Chester
7591 Tylers Place Blvd
West Chester, OH 45069
Phone: (513) 755-6600
Fax: (513) 755-3762
Red Bank Road
4325 Red Bank Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45227
Phone: (513) 271-2419
Fax: (513) 271-2425
Western Hills
2039 Anderson Ferry Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45238
Phone: (513) 922-5437
Fax: (513) 922-1530
3449 Newmark Drive 
Miamisburg, OH 45342
Phone: (937) 281-1286
Fax: (937) 281-1298
3817 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Beavercreek, OH 45431
Phone: (937) 427-9200
Fax: (937) 427-9203
For a free interactive screening tool to track and identify areas of improvement early in your child, click here to access ABC Pediatric Therapy’s online checklist: To learn more about ABC Pediatric Therapy, visit