Best Of Mason & Deerfield 2019

Mason & Deerfield Lifestyle is proud to present the winners of the second annual Best Of Mason & Deerfield Readers’ Choice Awards. From delicious food and drinks to helpful services and health providers, we have a thriving and vibrant place to live. All votes came from our readers and the community. Congratulations winners! 

Drumroll Please

This has become one of my favorite issues because the content is largely directed by you, our readers.  In October, we asked you to submit your nominations in over 30 categories from Home Services to Medical to Dining and Entertainment. Then came the final round of voting.  Over 160 businesses received enough nominations to be voted … Continued

February 2020 Around Town

Lindner Center of HOPE Announces 2020 Free Community Education Series Lindner Center of HOPE has released the 2020 schedule for their Free Community Education Series offered with the support of the Manor House in Mason. The series will cover a variety of topics chosen to increase community awareness of mental health, substance use disorders, treatment … Continued

Infinite Chance MasquerAID Gala

Infinite Chance, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing infinite chances to Guatemalan children through education, hosted a vibrant gala called MasquerAID on December 7th at the Manor House. The event was a huge success with nearly 170 guests in attendance and over $52,000 raised to go towards Infinite Chance’s Trade Center Project. To learn more visit

Local Artists Share Their Inspiration

 Joe Chunko  Photographer Joe Chunko’s career didn’t begin in art school, but in the U.S. Navy where he served until 1966. From there he began a 40-year career in the packaging and printing industry.  “I think I have a good eye, and that eye was developed in the printing business,” Joe reflects. 

A New Act

Fifteen years ago, a group of parents whose children participated in local theater productions noticed a pressing need. The interest in youth theater was outpacing the available parts in local productions in Mason. They wanted to expand opportunities for youth to act, sing and dance, so they started their own non-profit community theater group, Acting Up.

5 Ways to Refresh Your Finances in 2020

 1. Review and boost IRA or 401(k) contributions. This is a great time of year to allocate a portion of any raises and bonuses from last year to your retirement savings. “As you get raises, it’s important to give your future self a raise too,” says Dianna. Reviewing and taking advantage of automatic withholding increases creates a gradual move to…

Positivity and Perseverance

High School is a time of intensive learning and personal growth. Students often have to balance an active schedule of academics and extracurricular activities while also exploring the endless possibilities for their futures.  

Seeing 2020 in the New Year

This is the time of year that everyone considers how they can better themselves and, like many of you, there are about a million things that I would like to improve. With a list that long it can be easy to lose focus. With this issue, we share different perspectives, tips and inspirations to help … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Lindner Center of HOPE Event Proceeds to Benefit First Responders The 11th annual Lindner Center of HOPE Touchdown for HOPE Super Bowl Sunday event takes place Sunday, February 2, 2020, at the Great American Ballpark Champions Club. Proceeds from Touchdown for HOPE will be used to fund a mental health services financial assistance program at Lindner Center … Continued