August 2018



Autumn in Vinton County

In Ohio’s least populated county, trees cover a vast majority of the hills and valleys, making for great fall fun once the leaves begin to turn.

Family Getaways in Stark County

Embrace together time with one of these four outings that are sure to delight the kids ones in your life.

Heritage Road Trips 2018

These four museums that celebrate Ohio’s industrial heritage offer a window into how we helped the nation grow.

Ohio Beach Towns

Waterfront eats, history and fun in the sand — these four spots along the Lake Erie shore should be part of your travel plans between now and the end of summer. 

West Virginia: 5 Great Mountain State Adventures

From catwalks and caves to raptors and riverboats, these five destinations make great road trips for weekend explorers. 

Food + Drink

Crosswinds Grille, Geneva-on-the-Lake

Chef Nate Fagnilli’s approach to butchering is efficient and delicious, as evidenced by the creative cuts coming out of his kitchen at The Lakehouse Inn.  

Flavored Nation 2018 Comes to Columbus

Flavored Nation comes to Columbus this month, serving creative takes on dishes representing each of the 50 states. 

Gervasi Vineyard, Canton

This Stark County winery features three distinct dining experiences at a 55-acre property that’s made for a weekend getaway.  

Henke Winery, Cincinnati

Joe Henke’s popular urban winery merges a fine dining pedigree with an eat-local approach on the city’s west side. 

Ohio Wineries: Where to Get Pizzas, Brunch & More

From morning meals to perfect wood-fired pizzas, here is our rundown on the signature eats and food-related events at 11 wineries across the state. 

Wine Country Dining

We sip and sample at three must-visit restaurants. Plus, check out our recommendations on where to find wood-fired pizzas, brunch and more at wineries across Ohio. 


‘Rebecca Louise Law: Community’ in Toledo

The Toledo Museum of Art hosts an installation from the British artist who uses thousands of dried and fresh flowers in her creations. 

‘Stay Tuned: Rock on TV’

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame examines how television from “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet”  to “American Idol” shaped popular music for three generations.

The Paintings of Columbus Still-Life Artist Carol Stewart

Columbus still-life artist Carol Stewart’s compositions radiate an energy that sets her colorful and vibrant works apart from others in the genre.

Ohio Life

Ashtabula’s Bridge Street Wins America’s Main Street Title

Ashtabula’s historic Bridge Street won the title of America’s Main Street in June.
Here’s how it beat out 300 others to claim the $25,000 prize.

Dogwood Pass, Beaver

Get a glimpse of Mike Montgomery’s vision of the Old West at a town he created among the hills of Pike County.

Ohio Segway Tours

Whether you want to explore Columbus or the hills of southeast Ohio, you can choose your own adventure on with this trio of two-wheeled excursions.

Peter van Dijk on Designing Blossom Music Center

The architect discusses this summer’s 50th anniversary of one of his most beautiful creations, located in Cuyahoga Falls.

The Garden that is Reshaping Mealtimes in Columbus’ Hilltop Neighborhood

Jazmyn Benjamin teaches kids in Columbus’ Hilltop neighborhood how to grow fruits and vegetables. On a nearly half-acre parcel of land, she’s helping shape their family mealtimes and their futures.