December 2015 Issue


Modern Love

The Columbus Museum of Art’s beautiful expansion creates a space for contemporary art that beckons visitors.

Quirky Countdowns

From a giant popcorn ball to a 600-pound walleye, here's how three Ohio towns ring in the new year.

Winter in Summit County

Visit three great spots where you can make the most of the snowy season.

Food + Drink

Homemade Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows

Orchids at Palm Court pastry chef Megan Ketover shares how to go (way) beyond the packet of Swiss Miss.


3 Questions: Kelly Carlin

The daughter of legendary comedian George Carlin discusses her famous dad.

A Very Dickens Christmas

Here are four fun ways to celebrate one of the Victorian era’s greatest novelists.

Folk Artist Grandma Moses

A Dayton exhibition highlights the woman who went from farm wife to celebrated artist at age 79.

Home + Garden

Handcrafted Ohio 2015

We searched the state for home decor pieces, accessories, jewelry and more for our guide to great gift ideas.

Ohio Life

Excellence in Education 2015

Ohio Magazine recognizes outstanding educators at colleges and universities across the state.

Excellence in Education: Inspiring Minds

Meet three outstanding Ohio educators who are passionate about bringing out the best in their students

Karl Rove Talks William McKinley

The political consultant’s book examines how the Ohioan united a splintered Republican party.

Live Well Ohio: December 2015

Health pros share how to eat smart at your family feasts this season.

Santa’s Helpers

Dan and Linda Downs’ farm in rural Marion County is home to Toto, Comet, Tinsel and six other reindeer.

Unofficial Lego Museum

This 36,600-square-foot former school is filled with years of owner Dan Brown’s collecting obsession.