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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Fort Thomas Weekend Notes

A few things over the past couple weeks that may be of interest to you:

1. Some Highland Ave residents are upset at paying for resurfacing.  It is a rite of passage for all Fort Thomas homeowners to split the cost of resurfacing every 20+ years (I was unlucky to get the bill three years after moving to Lumley) but these residents make a great point.  Should those on heavily traveled primary thoroughfares be required to bear the full cost of resurfacing those roads?

2. Highland United Methodist Church is hosting an event on Thursday for the National Day of Prayer.  The event will bring together 11 area churches and will be held at 7pm on the front plaza of the church.

3. I went to Mio's on Friday and I spoke with Mark Fowler the owner.  He understands that there were some service issues the first couple weeks but feels confident he has them worked out.  There were a couple things as he showed me around that I thought you may be interested in.  First, they do have wi-fi and there is a good chance you can access it from the front patio.  Secondly, I was surprised by how much parking exists behind the building (pic below).  Swing by when you get a chance you won't be disappointed - especially on the patio on a warm summer day.


  1. My friends and I placed a carryout order on Friday April 20th around 8:30 pm. We ordered a large cheese, x-tra cheese and bacon, and a large spinach, bacon and Tomato. We walked up to Mio's, picked up the pizza's and brought them home. Much to our disappointment, when we opened the boxes, the pizza's were burnt! Both pizza's had bacon on them that was black along with mostly black cheese. I promptly call Mio's and spoke to the manager on call, Matthew. He said, "Oh, yeah, I remember seeing those pizza's." For a new business to let burnt pizza's leave your establishment, is not professional. He offered us, replacement pizza's at a later date, or gift certificates to cover the cost. I chose the gift certificates. I received two $15.00 gift certificates which didn't cover the cost of the pizzas. What a disappointment! That will be my last trip to Mio's.

  2. The service issues have been a constant theme. Fortunately for us, there are owners there that realize this and are trying to be proactive to fix it.

    If this is still an issue into the summer, I will be surprised.