Jan./Feb. 2023

Jan./Feb. 2023 Cover (photo of Union Terminal courtesy of Cincinnati Museum Center)


3 Ways to Explore Black History

These Ohio institutions share insight and inspiration as they showcase stories and artwork that highlight the African American experience.

Book a Stay in a Vintage Argosy Trailer

Coshocton’s KOA Holiday campground offers a way for couples to kick back in style at one of two retro travel trailers built by Ohio-based Airstream.

D.O.P.E. Cider House & Winery, Youngstown

Hannah Ferguson opens a spot in her hometown, serving up ciders and wines in an inviting taproom that is all about positive vibes. 

Experience a Unique Getaway at Pullman Bed & Breakfast in Dennison

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to stay in a luxury, 1920-era railcar, the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum has your answer.

Fun Loving: 10 Ohio Date-Night Ideas

Put a spark in your next evening out with your sweetie. These Ohio destinations offer fun and romance.

Gather by Angel 101, Perrysburg

Angel Elden wants to bring back the idea of gathering around the table together with a new store that helps people create an inviting home.

Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton

This small but impressive museum showcases thousands of items that belonged to two brothers who grew up in the area and other local families.

Ohio Love: 32 Reasons to Love Our State Right Now

From date ideas and great stays to food finds and memorable moments, here’s what has us feeling warm and fuzzy about our state.

Plan a Night on the Town in Dublin, Ohio

This Columbus suburb has a new nightlife and entertainment district that is connected to the city’s historic district by a one-of-a-kind pedestrian bridge. 

Spend an Afternoon Together at Cincinnati Museum Center

Explore the history of the Queen City, walk through a re-created cave and get ice cream without ever leaving this landmark spot.

Food + Drink

Big Ash Brewing, Cincinnati

This pour-your-own brewery on Cincinnati’s east side is making a name for itself as it wins awards in the craft beer world.

Milkman, Cincinnati

This smash burger and boozy milkshake joint is bringing good food and quick service to diners in the city’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. 

The Stubborn Brother Pizza Bar, Toledo

This spot near the University of Toledo campus features piping-hot pies and other Italian fare in a fun environment. 

Wario’s Beef & Pork, Columbus

This walk-up spot in our capital city’s Arena District serves up hulking, East Coast-style sandwiches.


See ‘Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer’ in Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Art Museum hosts an exhibition of photographs by the renowned painter that offers a different look at her artistic life.  

See ‘Right Place, Right Time: Paintings by Robert Coleman Jackson’ in Canton

The Canton Museum of Art features 14 paintings by this still life painter, who creates intriguing compositions that invite viewers to look closer. 

Home + Garden

Humble Hive Homemade in Dayton Creates Natural Skin Care Products

Lauren Craig’s cosmetics and personal care products offer a toxin-free, natural alternative, and she makes them all at home — by herself in her kitchen. 

Ohio Life

Frederic Bertley on Science and Style

The COSI president and CEO talked with us about the King Tut exhibition, getting people excited about science and Columbus as a fashion capital. 

Live Well Ohio: Jan./Feb. 2023

Follow these pointers for giving your kids a good start at dental health. Plus, learn strategies that will help you stick with your New Year resolution this time around. 

Ohio Finds: Riley Bratton Jug

Not a lot is known about this Ohio potter, but a bit of detective work found the origins of this jug he made that is decorated with an incised heron.

Ohio’s First Canine Kidney Transplant

In 1986, the Ohio State University Veterinary Hospital in Columbus performed the procedure to save the life of an 18-month-old dog named Oden.

P Thompson Ceramics, Columbus

In 2020, Patrick Thompson began crafting his line of functional and timeless ceramic pieces.

The Legacy of Cincinnati’s King Records

Syd Nathan’s legendary label signed James Brown and released music from a lineup of groundbreaking Black artists. Today, the city and a local foundation are working to revive the building it once called home.