Wednesday, August 2, 2017

It's First Friday - Construction Free!

First Friday
After Construction Celebration!
August 4th beginning at 5 pm

It's been a rough few weeks for the Fairfield Avenue business district, but now it's nuthin' but smooth sailin' to get to all your favorite shops and eateries who will truly appreciate your support after a tough July!

Check out all these reasons to spend your evening in Bellevue this Friday:

224      Darkness Brewing
Packhouse foodtruck will be with us for the evening. See the article below for information on our anniversary celebration! 
In case we're not able to be open, head to Darkness Brewing for our cupcakes made with Darkness beer!
All summer merchandise 50% off. Get your Christmas presents early!
Purchase $10 in candy and get a FREE popcorn!
307     The Cozy Cottage
Buy one get one free on all dips and rubs! They're perfect for your pool party and barbeques.
310     Avenue Brew
Serving our famous home made lasagna dinner, plus we'll have live music featuring "The Original Living Room Band"
312     Splendid Things
25% off all summer top & bottom sets and summer hats
318     Twice As Nice Antiques & More
321     IDC Design + Decor
334     Roger that BBQ
We'll be serving ribs, pulled chicken, pulled pork, corn on the cob, jalapeno coleslaw and Grippos BBQ chips!
341     Le Sorelle     New bigger location!
Visit us in our new location and enjoy our specials for the evening with 30% off garden decor, all spring and summer scarves $3, and spring and summer hats 50% off!
343     Fessler's Pizza
400     Coda Co.      New business!
We're hoping to be open in time for First Friday and look forward to meeting you. See the story below about our official Grand Opening!
404     Interior Visions
Stop in and see what we're offering in August!
406     Torn Light Records
411     The Pretzel Place
Join us for the opening reception of "A Journey of Rediscovery" featuring work from local artist, Janet Swann. See info below.
We'll be having a Caribbean weekend starting on First Friday at 5 pm through Sunday, August 6 at 10 pm. There will be a special price on selected Caribbean-themed Malts and Milkshakes. Stop by and enjoy your ice cream/ice balls on our patio while listening to Island music!
511     Siam Orchid
Free Thai dessert with any entree for dine in customers. Stop by and check it out and have fun trying something new.
519     The Elusive Cow
605     The Paper Tiger
Janet Swann
Movie Madness
Movie Madness! with host Count Fat-Cula

There's still going to be laughter at Darkness Brewing even with "Last Call for Alcohol" being on hold. Schedule your Friday and Saturday nights at 9 pm in the front room for Movie Madness (except for August 12 since everyone needs to be celebrating Darkness Brewing's anniversary)! 

So, what in the heck is Movie Madness? Done in the style of late night movie hosts of yore such as local Cincinnati favorite The Cool Ghoul (Dick Von Hoene), Svengoolie, and Elvira, MOVIE MADNESS! with host Count Fat-Cula is sure to widen your film knowledge as well as tickle your funny bone.

"The Night of the Living Dead" is scheduled for opening night of Movie Madness! on Friday, August 11. Each weekend a different movie will be featured. Tickets are $5 and includes free popcorn. Get them in advance, because seating is limited for this great partnership of Darkness Brewing and WE ARE Productions.
Old Kentucky Makers Market

Celebrating with neighbors and visitors is what makes Bellevue and the Commonweath of Kentucky unique! This pop-up event features Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle, Eli's BBQ, West Sixth Brewing and local makers selling their creations.
Coda Co. Grand Opening
Saturday, August 12 

Kelti and Tanner Ziese invite you to their grand opening of Coda Co.located at 400 Fairfield Avenue on Saturday, August 12 from 11 am to at least 7 pm. This new shop will be filled with handmade home decor that they make right here in Bellevue. They specialize in bourbon barrel furniture, custom work, and fiber arts.
Darkness Brewing Anniversary Party!

On Saturday, August 12 from 1 pm to 11 pm in honor of their first anniversary, Darkness is throwing a party! You won't want to miss this celebration as they introduce new beer while serving your old favorites. There will be non-stop live music with Davey Darkness - Blues Harmonica at 2 pm, The Kelvinators - bluegrass at 2:30pm, Bows and Arrows - jam/ bluesy rock at 5pm, Maria Carrelli - Americana at 7:15, Sweet and the Sweet Sweets - rock'n'roll with a lil' soul at 8 pm. That's not all; there will be face painting, live art, henna tattoos, and more!
Joel's Place
New business - open now!

IN VUE welcomes a new retail neighbor, Joel's Place, located at 364 Taylor Avenue. They are a non-profit, upscale eclectic consignment shop specializing in home furnishings, jewelry and original art.

Stop in to shop and/or get info on how to consign your own treasures!
Art in the Park 2017
Art in the Park

Be sure to mark you calendars for the 16th annual Art in the Park on Saturday, September 9 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Thomas J. Weithorn Memorial Beach Park. In addition to all the talented artists and craftspeople we'll have two stages this year - one with live music and the other with children's programs. There will be local food and beer, and a silent art auction benefiting the art school programs at Bellevue schools. It all takes place in a beautiful riverside setting just one block from the historic Fairfield Avenue shopping district.
In Vue, 616 Poplar Street, Bellevue, KY 41073

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

City-Wide Yard Sale this Saturday!

Saturday, June 17 beginning at 8 am

It's time to hunt for treasures along The Avenue and throughout Bellevue!
Stop on Fairfield to shop, get a bite to eat and a drink, and pick up a yard sale map (there are always more sales than we have listed).

Be sure to stick around for 
this year's first Old Kentucky Makers Market at 5 pm!

Saturday, June 17
5 to 10 pm
700 Fairfield Avenue

Art in the Park 2015 logo


If you are an artist or craftsperson we want to hear from you! 
We're seeking artists and craftspeople for Art in the Park which will be held Saturday, September 9 from 10am to 5pm in the charming Thomas J. Weithorn Memorial Beach Park.


Thursday, June 1, 2017

It's First Friday

First Friday
June 2 
beginning at 5 pm

Shop IN VUE     Dine IN VUE     Drink IN VUE     Play IN VUE
It's the beginning of summertime on The Avenue! Get out and reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Treat yourself to a delightful evening of shopping, strolling, and dining in Bellevue!  

224     Darkness Brewing
Packhouse foodtruck will be with us for the evening.  
It's National Doughnut Day! Stop by Mama C's before 2 pm for your fix. We unfortunately have to close early - we're sorry we'll miss you for First Friday.
Sample the wonderful City Chick Barbecue Sauce in mild or hot. Great for your next get together!
310     Avenue Brew
We'll have live music featuring "The Original Living Room Band"
312     Splendid Things
Be the first to check out all our new summer fashions and accessories which have just arrived this week!
318     Twice As Nice Antiques & More
336     Le Sorelle
We need to make room for all the summer arrivals - jeans are 50% off!
343     Fessler's Pizza
Please see the story below on our opening of "2016 City Scapes by Randy Bick".
406     Torn Light Records
411     The Pretzel Place
"Pulp to Zen" - a show featuring the paintings of Matt Maupin.
511     Siam Orchid
Come dine in with us for First Friday on June 2 and receive a chance to win a $25 gift certificate!
519     The Elusive Cow
605     The Paper Tiger

Frame + Hang Studio Gallery's Artist of the Month - Randy Bick - presented in partnership with A&J Art Gallery.

Randy Bick is a Cincinnati native who attended the University of Cincinnati, College of Architecture, where he was introduced to photography as an art form. He pursued learning more about photography with some of the top photographers in the world that provided the foundation for his lifelong career as a Master Photographer.
Randy, is very well known for his photography, especially in the area of weddings. He is noted for his experience, relaxed composure and attention to detail. Recently Randy changed his focus to the Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati skylines due to some health challenges. 
Randy and A&J Art Gallery in Florence has put together this outstanding collection of limited and open edition photographs of Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati called "2016 City Scapes by Randy Bick".
Stop by to see his photos beautifully framed by A&J Art Gallery --   choose a few of your favorites to decorate your home or office.  All photos purchased during the month of June will be signed by Randy.
3 Kodak Gallery Awards for Photographic Excellence
6 Fuji Masterpiece Awards for Photographic Excellence
Wedding Album chosen Best in State from 1996-2000
Wedding Album twice selected Top Three - Mid East States
7 Kentucky Showcase Awards - KPPA
Highest Scoring Wedding Print for 3 years - KPPA
Kentucky Fellowship Degree, 2003 in Covington, Kentucky
PPA Approved Photographic Instructor, 2002 in Raleigh, North Carolina
Photographic Craftsman Degree, 2001 in Rosemont, Illinois
Kentucky Degree of Excellence, 2000 in Lexington, Kentucky
Master of Photography Degree, 1992 in Orlando, Florida
Earned Membership in American Society of Photographers in 1992
Published in Professional Photographer Magazine - PPA
Served as 2002 Convention Chairman for KPPA Annual Convention
Elected to two terms on the Board of Directors - KPPA
Featured Speaker at 2001 KPPA Annual Convention
PPA- Professional Photographers of America
ASP- American Society of Photographers
KPPA- Kentucky Professional Photographers Association
Mid East States- Regional Area Convention

Explore IN VUE
Saturday, June 17
Starting at 8 am

It's the City-Wide Yard Sale! That means it's time to hunt for treasures along The Avenue and throughout our beautiful city.
Art in the Park 2015 logo


If you are an artist or craftsperson we want to hear from you! 
We're seeking artists and craftspeople for Art in the Park which will be held Saturday, September 9 from 10am to 5pm in the charming Thomas J. Weithorn Memorial Beach Park.

IN VUE, 616 Poplar Street, Bellevue, KY 41073