February 2017 Issue

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Travel

Romance Season

February is time to make a midwinter getaway. These inns and B&Bs offer accommodations you’ll love. 

The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum

This spot celebrates the accordion-based music the city made famous following World War II. 

Food + Drink

Beyond the Beer

A pint is what gets us in the door, but these craft breweries also offer beautiful taprooms, fun diversions and great food.

Black Cloister Brewing Co., Toledo

This former feed store downtown stood vacant for four decades before brewer Tom Schaeffer brought a reverence for European beer styles to the space.  

Fat Head’s Brewery, Middleburg Heights

What began as a small pub in Pittsburgh has grown into a craft beer behemoth, with two northeast Ohio locations and a new production facility on the way. 

Hofbräuhaus Cleveland

Modeled after the world-famous beer hall in Munich, Germany, this Theater District spot serves carefully crafted traditional styles.  

Land-Grant Brewing Co., Columbus

A former elevator factory in the Franklinton neighborhood now houses a fun sports bar with a lineup of tasty and traditional craft beers.

Moeller Brew Barn, Maria Stein

Craft beer meets the country at this converted barn house, where a dozen brews and a rotating list of appetizers draw guests to rural Mercer County. 

Ohio Craft Beer Guide 2017

Ohio’s beer scene is stronger than ever with more new names joining our list this year. Here’s our guide to more than 100 breweries across the state. 

Taft’s Ale House, Cincinnati

A former church in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood pays tribute to our nation’s 27th president with great beer and tri-tip steaks.

Arts

Bonjour Bijou

An exhibition of 75 gems on loan from the Petit Palais in Paris opens this month at the Taft Museum of Art.

Into the Wild

Cincinnati’s Miller Gallery features works by ‘National Geographic’ photographers and SeaLegacy founders Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen. 

King Arthur’s Camelot

The Cincinnati Ballet brings the timeless tale to life at the Aronoff Center for the Arts Feb. 10 through 12.

Ladies of Song

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and four other legends of the swing era.

Winter Soundtrack

The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience brings the sights and sounds of HBO’s hit show to Columbus. 

Ohio Life

3 Questions: Scott Raab

The Cleveland native delves into what the Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA championship means for his hometown in a new book.

Live Well: February 2017

Learn about the work going on at three leading Ohio heart centers.

Screen Legends

Before they launched Warner Bros. Studios, Sam, Albert, Harry and Jack were just the Warner brothers, showing movies across the Mahoning Valley.

The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum

This spot celebrates the accordion-based music the city made famous following World War II.