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. 

Len’s Pens

Len Kaltman is known locally as a corporate photographer; you’ve probably seen his photos regularly in this magazine. But in his spare time, he enjoys creating high-quality wooden pens in his home woodshop.

Fourth Annual Gems of Excellence Awards

Valuable, admired for excellence and prized for perfection. This is how the Mason Deerfield Chamber describes the distinguished and dedicated partners who enhance our quality of life and make our area a better place to live, work and play. The Gems of Excellence Awards event is a way for the chamber to give back to members of the business community who do…

Stay Fresh. Think Healthy. Eat Frutta.

The days of Popeye and his spinach are over; the new superfoods have come to town. A new health food chain, Frutta Bowls, has come to Mason with a commitment to providing healthy, delicious food. Consumers have the option to modify anything on the menu. Choose the bowl or smoothie base: açai, pitaya (aka dragonfruit) or kale. Frutta Bowls offers both whey and…

The Art Of A Quilt Barn

 Article Laura Leavitt | Photography Snappy George Photography  As you venture outdoors this summer, don't forget to look up and explore all that our region has to offer. Quilt barns dot the landscape of the United States, showcasing intense colors and beautiful patterns unique to each artist and location. They are a unique public art component and serve to enhance any…