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Jill Morenz
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Jill Morenz

Jill Morenz is the Director of Community Initiatives and Communications for the Catalytic Fund and also runs the NKY Public Arts Network. She is an enthusiastic evangelist for all things NKY. 

Best Asian Restaurants in the Florence, Kentucky Area

Chinese Food in Florence, Ky. Oriental Wok Nearly 50 years ago, the Wong family opened Oriental Wok in Ft. Mitchell. The large, upscale dining room surrounds you with warm reds and golds, along with beautiful plantings and a gentle waterfall splashing into a koi pond. They often have a live…

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Best Asian Restaurants in the Covington, Ky. Area

When you’re craving the savory flavors of Asian food, NKY’s got you covered. Here’s the scoop on the top restaurants in Northern Kentucky. KungFood Chu’s AmerAsia From the eye-popping mural on the side of the building to the names of the menu items, this restaurant’s lighthearted references to…

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Party for Northern Kentucky Artists

The NKY Public Arts Network is celebrating its relaunch with a big party and all artists are invited. The Network’s purpose is to promote the arts and artists in Northern Kentucky and to help tell the stories of NKY’s communities. It is now being relaunched as a membership community, open to arts…

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Best Asian Restaurants in the Newport, Ky. Area

Bon Mi Street Located at the Newport on the Levee entertainment destination, Bon Mi Street specializes in Vietnamese sandwiches and thirst-quenching drinks, including the popular bubble tea (fruit or milk tea with little “boba,” balls of tapioca that pop in your mouth). Wrapped to eat while…

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12 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month 2022

There are many ways to celebrate Black history and culture this month. Here are twelve that we recommend. February 8 and 22, West End Library 4:30-5:30pm Before the Street Lights Come On In this interactive storytelling workshop, participants add their personal stories to the oral history of the…

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Unique NKY: Quirky Things to Do in Northern Kentucky

Off the Beaten Path Adventures in NKY Northern Kentucky is a little offbeat, a bit eccentric—quirky, in fact. In this series, we share unusual places that will appeal to your sense of adventure. Join us off the beaten path for some fun and decidedly unique things to do in NKY. Spend the night in a…

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Igloo Dining is Back in NKY—Better Book Ahead

There’s a certain romance that comes from spending time on a chilly day inside a private, heated igloo. You enjoy your own little pocket of coziness, with safer air quality and views of the wintery landscape. Where to Find Heated Outdoor Dining in NKY It’s an experience we recommend—here’s how to…

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Shopping Local in NKY

You probably already know the economic benefits that come from shopping at locally owned stores. What you may not yet know is the joy of exploring Northern Kentucky’s shops and discovering the unusual, the unique and the downright funky. If you’d like to up level your gift giving this year, here is…

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