Category Archive: Meetup

Saying No to NATO

 By Jim Luken No Meetup this week, but your intrepid boy-reporter has special story from the City by the Lake. Last fall, as the Occupy Wall Street movement was about to hit its… Continue reading

No room at the Inn

By Jim Luken Meet Mary Carol Melton.  65. Mom. Passionate and outgoing. Executive Vice President Cincinnati Union Bethel (Anna Louise Inn). Mary Carol Melton admits to being surprised by the negative decision regarding… Continue reading

You Can Go Home Again

BY: JIM LUKEN Meet Michael Flood. 62. Father. Grandfather of Twins. Husband. Nurse. Twin. Proud of his Irish roots. A“family oriented” and “crisis oriented” person. Mike Flood knows Over-the-Rhine, inside and out. He… Continue reading

Meet the Meetup Guy

Every man [woman] is a good man [woman] in a bad world as he himself will tell you. William Saroyan, Armenian American playwright. Meet: Me. 67. Father of 4. Long-time writer and activist. Artistic… Continue reading

Meetup: Sister of Rebellion

by Jim Luken Mary Beth Peters took her vows as a Sister of Charity at about the same time in 1985 that Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen came into existence. She maintains regular… Continue reading

Meetup: Fields of Forgiveness

by Jim Luken Meet Karl Fields. 55. Father of five. Pentecostal Protestant. Former convict. House Manager for the St. Francis/St. Joseph Catholic Worker House. Fields might seem an unlikely person to be heading… Continue reading

Meetup: P-A-U-L the Scrabble Champion

by Jim Luken Farm life and city life collided in a heated but friendly board game meet up recently at Canticle Cafe, located in Over-the-Rhine. Over-the-Rhine’s own Paul Deibold, a guy who totes… Continue reading

Meetup: An interview with one of Streetvibes’ own

by Jim Luken Meet Jeni Jenkins, 31 years old. Mother of two, Caleb 15 and Kirah 11. Born and raised in Idaho, this dynamic young woman describes herself as “highly ambitious and very… Continue reading