August 2016 Issue


6 Historic Sites Along Ohio’s Scenic Byways

Take a drive through Ohio's early years by visiting these locations along some of our state’s scenic routes. 

Fall Fun in Vinton County

Check out six autumn events in one of Ohio’s least populated and most scenic counties.

Family Fun in Stark County

From history to sports to nature, check out these five spots.

Rivers, Trails & Ales Festival

Marietta’s annual celebration of outdoor fun returns to town.

The Futuro House, Carlisle

This short-lived design for a space-age abode lives on in Carlisle, Ohio.

The National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green

Here's your guide to "the world's heaviest motorsport" in Bowling Green.

West Virginia Resorts

From whitewater adventure to a day at the spa, visit four Mountain State getaway spots.

Food + Drink

2 Recipes That Make Garlic the Star

The Cleveland Garlic Festival returns each summer with chefs competing in a grill-off featuring the star ingredient. We have the recipes for two dishes that will shine on the judges' table.

4 Ohio Wineries We Love

Visit four destinations that provide a taste of what Ohio’s wine country has to offer.

4 Tips for Making the Most of Your Garlic

Ohio farmers and chefs share their advice for buying, preparing and cooking the misunderstood bulb.

Chocolate Snickers Candy Bar Cookie Pie Recipe

Here's how to make Nutcracker Family Restaurant’s decadent, contest-winning dessert.

Laurentia Vineyard & Winery, Madison

This vineyard in northeast Ohio’s Grand River Valley region embodies the feel of a rustic hunting lodge.

Mon Ami, Port Clinton

This Port Clinton winery dates back to the 19th century, when wines were first made at this property along the Lake Erie shore. 

Raven’s Glenn Winery, West Lafayette

Beau and Tracy Guilliams continue the work Beau’s parents started at this Coshocton County vineyard.

Sarah’s Vineyard, Cuyahoga Falls

Located in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, this winery serves as a lasting tribute to co-owner Margaret Lytz’s daughter, Sarah.


Power Chords

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit examines how music shaped attitudes about peace, equality and freedom.

The Timeless Art of Wildlife Illustrator Charley Harper

The artist was known for his highly stylized illustrations of creatures great and small.

Ohio Life

LeBron James and a Promise Delivered

LeBron James returned to Ohio in 2014 to bring a championship home. On June 22, he delivered the trophy.

Lisa Fenn Shares a Life-Changing Story in ‘Carry On’

The Ohio native's years at ESPN led her to Leroy Sutton and Dartanyon Crockett.

The Futuro House, Carlisle

This short-lived design for a space-age abode lives on in Carlisle, Ohio.

The Rich History of Put-in-Bay’s Tiny Wooden Church

Sandusky native Jay Cooke helped finance this historic wooden church at Put-in-Bay more than 150 years ago.