February 2019



3 Romantic Hotel Getaways

These three creative and comfortable hotels offer a welcoming place to stay as well as nearby shopping, dining and entertainment options for making the most of your time together. 

Presidents Day at Spiegel Grove

February is a great time to visit Fremont’s Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

Food + Drink

BrewDog, Canal Winchester

The world’s first craft brew hotel promises the ultimate weekend getaway for beer fans and plenty of fun surprises along the way.

Can Art, Brews for a Cause & More

From the stories behind a few of our favorite beer can designs to breweries working for a good cause, we hope you enjoy this sampler.

Drink a Cocktail Inspired by George Washington

This creation from The Alcove Restaurant in downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio, honors our first commander in chief, who also owned his own whiskey distillery. 

Findlay Brewing Co., Findlay

What started as a group of home brewers more than a decade ago has grown into a destination for creative bar food and tasty beers.

How to Make Peppermint Oreo Truffles

Karma Decker’s West Chester shop, Karma in the Kitchen, is all about sweets. She even shares what she’s learned, including this recipe. 

MadTree Brewing Co., Cincinnati

Creativity is at the heart of this brewery, which obsesses over fresh takes on favorite styles and provides a spacious place to enjoy them.

Ohio Craft Beer 2019

Ohio’s craft beer scene is bigger than ever. We delve into the new names, longtime favorites and incredible places to visit for your guide to what’s brewing across our state.

Ohio Craft Beer Guide 2019

Our 2019 craft beer guide tops more than 220 breweries, with lots of new names on the list.

Royal Docks Brewing Co., Canton

Inspired by their time living in Great Britain, John and Adriana Bikis bring their take on the English pub experience to Stark County.


‘Lilly Martin Spencer’ at Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

The Ohio artist supported her husband and 13 children by capturing everyday scenes that spoke to 19th-century, middle-class society.

Brite Winter in Cleveland

This annual outdoor festival encourages Ohioans to embrace the cold with a full lineup of musical acts and art-experience tents.

Home + Garden

This Side of Classic, Aurora

Jewelry designer Terri Hickey takes a contemporary approach to a time-honored process.

Ohio Life

Captain Hook’s Tomb, Stockport

Isaac Newton Hook was a well-known 19th-century boatman on the Muskingum River. He also designed and created his own tomb. 

Live Well Ohio: February 2019

Three patients share their stories about the cardiac issues they didn’t see coming.

Ryan Blaney on Racing in the Daytona 500

The Trumbull County native grew up in a racing family. We checked in with the NASCAR driver as he prepared for the 2019 NASCAR season to kick off.

The Life and Legacy of Col. Charles Young

Charles Young was the most highly decorated African-American military officer of his time, the first black U.S. National Park superintendent and a professor at Ohio’s Wilberforce University.