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P.U.S.H. - Pray Until Something Happens
P.U.S.H. is an organization motivated by humanity and the evolution of a child’s mind. We sell P.U.S.H. branded t-shirts and give a portion of the profits to kids with incarcerated parents.
Redemption Development Center
Retired Marine Jamar Brantley, started working with troubled youth in 2006. After discovering the system’s many flaws & lack of nurturing for youth, he realized it was his calling to start Redemption Development Center; a place that’s safe, educational, responsible and instills values of manhood: ACCOUNTABILITY, WORD IS BOND and INTEGRITY.
Healthy Days 365
We provide health assessments and biometric screenings for consumers at the point-of- sale for consumable products and durable health goods. We offer nutritional counseling to prevent and manage diseases. We connect consumers to medical practitioners and other health service providers.
Listen is a non profit organization waging war on abuse and neglect in our youth. Listen not only provides a platform for abused individuals to express themselves and heal, but we’ re also creating a language for prevention of future abuse.
Just Hire Me
Just Hire Me is a platform for neighbors to employ teenagers within their community. We serve as a vehicle to stimulate the teenage economy, while reintroducing neighbors. We aim to be the “Uber” of service convenience between neighbors and teenagers.
Visindi Beauty is a prestige soap company committed to bringing quality all natural soaps to market that are exceptionally beautiful as well as safe for face and body as well as the environment. Free from Detergents, Dyes, Paraben, Sulfates, Gluten and Cruelty.
Clean Slate Clothing
Each day we wake up, we have a #CleanSlate. A new day & new mercies to make it happen for ourselves & others. Clean Slate Clothing is a lifestyle brand that inspires individuals to build community, while looking fly & staying cool.
F.I.R.M. Apparel - Fly Intelligent Real Men/Misses
We are a clothing line without a face, color or ethnicity. Our objective is to promote education & build character for the leaders of tomorrow. Our clothing not only tells what we are about – it also provides role models for kids to look up to.
Old Nati Tees
Old Nati Tees is a company dedicated to providing high quality, custom designs and apparel to small businesses and organizations. Locally owned and operated, we are able to offer a personalized experience when creating your custom orders and specialize in fast order completion.
Crowd or Camera
Crowd or Camera Communications Consulting is a premier brand messaging firm that specializes in tailoring exactly what you want to say to the audience you want to say it to. Broadcast journalist and Public Relations connoisseur Kyla Woods leads the team with over 12 years of experience in media, promotions, and social networking platforms.
iCleanology is a commercial cleaning company serving bars and restaurants in OTR Cincinnati. iCleanology is offering a premium service with a high level of integrity and trustworthiness. Founder, Rolandis,ensures he exceeds expectations.
S.H.E Courtesy Girls
A diverse group of models offering event planning services & promotional spokes-modeling. Our services are ideal for promoting your product or event with an attractive representative who can speak well, engage customer feedback and identify possible sales leads. We are ready to represent your event or company, make a good impression on your new clients and help you effectively communicate your mission.
Brown Lawn Care
Brown Lawn Care is a Family Owned and Operated business located in Cincinnati, Ohio. We are dedicated to serving people to the glory of God. Our mission is to provide our customers with professional lawn care service, exceeding expectations.
We have been serving the greater Cincinnati area as a full service residential and commercial cleaning company. We provide sanitary facilities and employment that pays a living wage to sustain economic integrity. Our employees work independently and efficiently as well as part of a team. Customers are offered routine cleaning or one time cleaning.
Our concierge business serves as a convenience to people from all aspects of life – from stay at home parents to professional business men & women. Hire us to do tasks such as running personal errands, shopping, delivering items, watching/walking pets, setting appointments and assisting wherever needed.
Sweets & Meats
Having a passion for good people and good food, Sweets & Meats BBQ uses inspiration from family recipes and provides a down-home feel and meal. We specialize in smoked meats, homemade sides and desserts. Our food truck is licensed and insured in both Ohio & Kentucky. We also offer full service catering.
Mo’Betta Brands is a food experience evoking the emotional, tasty satisfaction of our past in Mo’Betta, health-conscious meals today. Personal chef and catering services serve a smorgasbord of culinary options. Maximizing your meal with Mo’Betta BBQ sauce soon.
Aunt Flora's Cobblers
Aunt Flora’s specializes in Gourmet Cobbler Pies and Healthy Southern Comfort Foods using her family’s old recipes. Aunt Flora has also created a food line of sauces, coffees and spices. Aunt Flora has been featured on nationally televised appearances with Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart.
“Eat and play the natural way”. Our mission at Green Elephant is to bring play time to its natural state, by combining wholesome foods and organic play in a relaxing atmosphere that parents and their children can enjoy together.
Davis Cookie Collection
Davis Cookie Collection bakes the most DELICIOUS cookies in all of Cincinnati. Our cookies are preservative/additive free and baked with All Natural and organic ingredients. To check out our flavors and try them for yourself, order at DavisCookieCollection.com
Jazzy Sweeties Bakery
My business has really been thriving over the last year. My business has grown so much, I’m now opening a storefront in Walnut Hills. Once open I will start a scholarship fund for bakers.
Green Man Twist
Soft serve ice cream, slushies and hotdogs in a park! What a great way to bring a diverse population together in centrally located Walnut Hills. Green Man Twist is all about fostering unity and fun in our neighborhood, and among our employees and customers.
Ephemeral Lounge & Venue
Ephemeral Lounge & Venue cherishes the unique qualities of craft gin with creative cocktails in a beautiful modern Mediterranean parlor. Our back room will be an intimate venue dedicated to small scale innovative live performance in a high quality theater like setting.
Rebecca Denney & Shanah Grisson
Paleolicious Cincy is a Gluten Free & Paleo Catering Company whose mission is to convince the world that healthy food should always be delicious. Cincinnati sourced ingredients provide fresh, organic & local flavors that will convince you that eating well can be oh, so tasty!
The Caribeyon Jerk Hut
The Caribeyon Jerk Hut specializes in authentic Caribbean cuisine. Our herbs & spices are from the Spur Tree Hills of Jamaica & we use cooking techniques that are over 100 years old. Join us at Drinkery OTR every weekend for the original island flavor.
Mahope Cambodian Eatery
Introducing Cincinnati to the first Cambodian eatery, “Mahope”, meaning food. Bringing hope through food. Hope is the main ingredient in helping our business grow. With the success of Mahope our mission is to help others achieve their own hopes and dreams.
Eden’s Creations is a cupcake boutique where you can build your own cupcake! You get to pick from a variety of different cupcakes and then choose your toppings, if you don’t like cupcakes we also have different fruit treats.
NOVE Home & Body Decor
NOVE Home & Body decor is a lifestyle boutique that offers fashion, decor & production design services through our online shop. All fashion & decor is curated by collections to cater to your unique style. We offer production design to create customized looks for any canvas.
Shanelle Smith & Dawn Whiteside
Men’s Masterpiece Consignment
Masterpiece Men’s Consignment is a High-End store that sells new and gently used men’s clothing and accessories at budget friendly prices. Our goal is to help men achieve their desired look and be their authentic self – we know that you were created to be the best, so we want you to look your best.
Ragg Addict Men’s Boutique
Ragg Addict Men’s Boutique opened in July 2013 with the goal to provide Cincinnati with the flyest, hottest trends in streetwear. Owner, Arielle Nelson, utilizes her background of retail management and styling with in the music industry to give her a keen eye for Ragg Addict’s unique style and exclusivity for the city.
Aseaya Boutique is an online clothing store featuring women apparel, jewelry, accessories and shoes. Our styles are classy, sexy and flirty. From the night out with the girls to a formal event with your babe we have all your going out needs.
House of Dumas Chinoiserie Gallerie
Chinoiserie is the imitation or evocation of Chinese motifs & techniques, in Western art, furniture, and architecture, in the 18th century. Offering Feng Shui, Color Analysis & custom designs, unique, creative and inexpensive home décor solutions!
Location: 717 East McMillan. Cincinnati, OH.
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Beaux Studio is a concept salon brought to the Cincinnati area that bridges the gap between fashion, beauty, and events for millennials all in one space. We strive to create a feel-good atmosphere where people can sip, snip, or shop with us.
Positive Image Arts
BAOKU means HOPE. My company Positive Image Arts uses music and art to restore the hope of unity and peace globally! I will also promote cultural appreciation with musical performances, classes and events once I open Baoku’s Village in Covington, Kentucky.
West End Art Gallery
The West End Art Gallery is a fun place to Experience and Explore ART. We believe ART can help glue families and the community together. This gallery offers exhibitions and workshops to learn new forms of art. From painting & drawing to origami & knitting.
A representation and management company for visual artists. A powerful fusion of artist cultivation, management, and support. Our team will nurture and direct artists representing all visual art platforms. We are driven by structure, and connected by talent.
Unbridled Studio is a creative consulting company bringing out the “raw beauty” of fashion, beauty, & lifestyle brands. Unbridled Studio offers an extensive list of creative written & visual services to ignite, awaken, and expand retail in our community.
Inspired by my love of books and an eleven year old brown girl asking “where are books for girls like me?”, I created BrwnGrlBks – a place for girls of color to find stories by writers that speak to them; where they can view the world through books and see themselves.
Jesse Fox Photography
Art and storytelling have always been the blood in my veins. As a freelance portrait photographer I utilize my performance experience and background in art direction to create conceptual and vibrant images that evoke emotion for bands, brands and publications.
Shamekko N. Early
DVRS (“diverse”) Stock will offer dynamic stock photography featuring people of color in a positive light. We want to help change the narrative of stock photos by providing inspiring images to creatives including graphic designers, bloggers, design firms & more.
BlaCk OWned Outerwear
BlaCk OWned Outerwear is a fashion line created to promote excellence. Every garment is designed to inspire. Crew neck sweatshirts, pullover & zip up hoodies, T-shirts & hats for men and women. BlaCk is the color of success and sophistication, that’s what being BlaCk OWned represents.
Location: 822 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH
Hours: Mon-Thu, 12-8pm; Fri-Sat 12-9pm
A modern, hip, sexy crochet clothing line is proposing a mobile boutique which gives women a new way to shop in the Cincinnati area. Bringing the convenience of shopping to your home, place of business, public and private events.
Ohio Against The World
A college dropout who’s been rejected from DAAP’s fashion program three times, Johnson has carved out a creative niche representing his home state in (OATW) apparel, that reaches across the globe from his studio apartment in Northside.
Brewing Arts is a creative services company providing fast, reliable and personable service. We offer personal one on one tutorials of knitting, sewing,crochet, and jewelry making. Our other services are custom clothing and home decor. This is where you come to make creative ideas realities!
Uptown Identity creates custom handbags that are intended to make you feel like royalty. Each purse is carefully crafted with ethnic printed fabrics of your choice, which encourages you to express your originality and embrace your heritage. Celebrate your Uptown Identity!
Live Learn Exchange
Every child should have access to meaningful, cross-cultural experiences. Live Learn Exchange is a web-based platform that streamlines the ability for teachers to connect to one another. In order to allow for collaborative education to blossom, which creates valuable opportunities for the personal growth and development of students around the planet.