February 2020

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Travel

Love Notes: 12 Great Ohio Date Nights

Celebrate the season of romance with these road-trip-worthy experiences throughout the state.

Things to do in Ohio this Weekend: Feb. 14-16

Rock back to the ’50s in Cincinnati, enjoy a romantic walk in the Hocking Hills and don’t  miss the ballet that brings two children's books to life in Columbus.

Things to do in Ohio this Weekend: Feb. 21-23

Enjoy smooth vocals and live jazz in Toledo, watch contemporary dance moves in Cincinnati and take a plunge for winter fun in Mansfield.

Things to do in Ohio This Weekend: Feb. 28-March 1

Don’t miss the final weekend of celebrating composer Leonard Bernstein in Beachwood, relive the music of Pink Floyd in Columbus and send winter on its way in Port Clinton.

Things to do in Ohio this Weekend: Feb. 7-9

Be among the first to check out Cincinnati’s new N.C. Wyeth exhibition, see “Anastasia” in Cleveland, and hang out with ice artists at Bowling Green’s Chillabration.

Food + Drink

85 Ohio Breweries We Love

Our on-staff beer fans share favorite finds from their travels throughout the Buckeye State.

Branch & Bone Artisan Ales

This Dayton brewery makes unusual-but-approachable styles ranging from sours to stouts and regularly draws big crowds to its South Park neighborhood taproom.

Brewnuts, Cleveland

John and Shelley Pippin mix craft beer into their doughnut recipes, creating a delicious way to start the day.

Lockport Brewery, Bolivar

Tuscarawas County’s first brewery in 65 years offers a welcoming gathering place with a support-local approach to beer and food.

New Breweries, Beers for a Cause & More

Learn about three new freshly tapped breweries, find out how a trio of beer-makers are supporting their neighbors and dive deep into IPAs, sours and more

Nocterra Brewing Co., Powell

A former train depot in Powell houses a convivial and inviting brewery that fuses the outdoors, adventuring and creatively named beers.

Ohio Craft Beer 2020

Our state’s craft beer scene is always expanding. We look into fresh faces, traditional taprooms and innovative industry leaders for this year’s guide to the best in the business.

Saucy Brew Works, Cleveland

This Cleveland brewery welcomes beer lovers with creative styles, tasty stone-oven pizzas and an inviting brewpub that merges the building’s industrial past with cozy touches.

Twin Oast Brewing, Port Clinton

Quintin and Donna Smith and their son Cory turned 60 acres of Catawba Island farmland into a destination brewery that embraces a farm-to-fermenter philosophy.

Arts

‘N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives’ in Cincinnati

The Taft Museum of Art showcases 46 varied works by American artist and illustrator N.C. Wyeth in a new exhibition.

BalletMet presents ‘Alice’

Columbus’ ballet company goes through the rabbit hole with a show based on two stories penned by author Lewis Carroll in the 1800s. 

Home + Garden

ScoGo Woodworking, Hilliard

Craftsman Scott Gordon combines form with function to honor the natural world in handmade pieces ranging from snack trays to business-card holders to bowls.

Ohio Life

3 Questions: Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar

The Yellow Springs-based filmmakers discuss their Oscar-nominated 2019 Netflix documentary “American Factory.” 

Bathtub from the USS Maine, Findlay ​

This artifact from the famous battleship journeyed from the bottom of the sea to the Hancock Historical Museum.

Live Well Ohio: Feb. 2020

Three patients share how new discoveries in heart health have changed their lives for the better, and doctors offer insight into how to make small, positive changes to your diet. 

Rutherford B. Hayes Statue, Delaware

Our 19th president was born in this central-Ohio community, but until 2019 you might not have noticed. Today, a downtown statue commemorates his life and service. 

The Uncommon Brilliance of Hawkes Crystal

Aidan Scully is one of three artists in the nation who cuts glass using a time-honored method. His Tiffin showroom offers insight into his craft as well as his ties to pioneering glass artist Thomas Hawkes.