A Culinary Couple’s Retirement Plan Helps Revitalize a Cincinnati Neighborhood

A husband and wife decide to retire in a historic downtown enclave—and in the process, they reimagine what the area could be.
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Brad Hughes and Karen Monzel Hughes were looking to start a new chapter in one of America’s oldest neighborhoods. As the parents of grown children, with their careers coming to a close, they were slowly planning a retirement that enveloped them in shared passions. 

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