July 2013 Issue


Appalachian Artistry

Four traditional artists share the stories behind their work.

Local Flavor

Ohio Magazine’s Best Hometowns — Findlay, Gallipolis, Greenville,
Grove City and Peninsula — have appealing events and attractions for residents and visitors alike.

Summer Pleasures

Join in the fun as the Glass City makes the most of the season with festivals, concerts, sports and arts events.

Food + Drink

Cold Tomato-Basil Sauce

This pasta sauce also makes a delicious bruschetta topping.

Pomegranate Cocktail

Try this fruity drink, concocted by food writer Robin Davis.

We Say Tomato

It’s our official state fruit for good reason: Tomatoes are fun to grow, contribute to our economy and foster community camaraderie.


Summer Idyll

Cincinnati Art Museum pays homage to the season with paintings by Edward Henry Potthast.

The American Way

The Smithsonian Institution's new traveling exhibit chronicles journeys past and present.

Home + Garden

Sunny Faces

You can't help but smile at the sight of a field of sunflowers. Buy or pick a bouquet and find inspiration for your garden.

Ohio Life

History Comes to Life

The Battle of Lake Erie, a key conflict during the War of 1812, will be commemorated with bicentennial events this summer.

My Ohio: Lessons in Short Order

Money for college was just one of the rewards of working the grill at a lakeside diner.