Steve Aust

Steve is a freelance writer and editor, father, and husband who enjoys cooking, exercise, travel, and reading. A native of Fort Thomas who spent his collegiate and early-adulthood years in Georgia, marriage brought him across the river, where he now resides in Oakley.

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Dynamic dad’s days


Feature Story The rustic 4.3-mile trail at Buzzardsroost Rock Preserve, located in Adams County, offers rolling terrain that shifts from open prairies to heavily wooded areas. Buzzardsroost first opened to the public in 1967.
Development News Ceramic artist Terri Kern's work has evolved from emphasizing functional to creative pieces, especially vessels and jewelry.

Artists lean into social media


Longform Shake-It’s exterior signage pays tribute to legendary performers.

Local shops spin National Record Store Day


Development News Brianna and Homer

Queen City’s Indigenous voice


Development News ArtWorks' Civic Studio artist in residence Asha White (second from left) with the Studio's team of artists catalogued Greater Cincinnati's 218 existing monuments and their subject matter as part of the New Monuments Initiative.

Artworks' monumental task


Development News Kelly Schneider Morgan, a 3rd generation owner of Bellevue's Schneider's Sweet Shop, holds up a tray of the shop’s best-selling opera creams. Schneider’s has operated since 1939 and still uses some of the original equipment to make chocolate.

Knowing beans about love