December 2016 Issue



Akron: Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Akron shines during the holidays. Check out these six spots that deliver food, drinks and fun.

Antique Christmas

Cincinnati’s annual showcase of holiday seasons past returns to the Taft Museum of Art. 

Night Lights

Make the most of the shortest days of the year by checking out one of these four attractions.

Food + Drink

How to Make the Granville Inn’s Raisin Bread

Chef Chad Lavely shares the recipe for his update of the landmark spot’s signature baked good. 

New Traditions

Four Ohio chefs share recipes that’ll help you reinvent your family feasts this season.

Rosemary Poinsettia Cocktail

Make this Middle West Spirits’ creation the hit of your Christmas party.


3 Questions: Chrissie Hynde

The Akron native and rock legend discusses the new Pretenders album and working with the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach.

Character Study

The Toledo Museum of Art celebrates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with an imaginative take on the Bard’s body of work.

Reinventing Rockwell

Youngstown’s Butler Institute of American Art features Maggie Meiners’ playful photographic makeovers of some of Norman Rockwell’s famous images.

Setting the Scene

Ohio artist Anthony Kleem’s depictions of small-town America adorn calendars, jigsaw puzzles, posters and more at retailers across the nation.

Ohio Life

A Christmas Story House & Museum, Cleveland

This Tremont neighborhood home in Cleveland gives visitors the chance to walk in Ralphie’s footsteps. 

Excellence in Education 2016

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

Excellence in Education: Creative Learning

Meet three Ohio educators who share how they bring out the best in their students.

Made with Care

Those seeking handcrafted wares for the loved ones on their list can look to maker markets across the state. Here are three happening this month.

Remembering John Glenn

As the world remembers the first American to orbit the Earth, we revisit our last interview with New Concord's native son. 

Toy Stories

Once upon a time, they were just ideas on drawing boards across the state. Here is how four beloved toys with Ohio ties came to be.