July 2019



4 Great Ohio Riverfronts

Whether you want to spend an afternoon paddling or watching the day roll by, make these spots part of your summer travel plans. 

Appalachia: Astronauts and Stargazing

From attractions tied to American icons to perfect spots for gazing into the universe, these destinations in Ohio’s Appalachian counties celebrate space and our exploration of it.

Hometown Road Trips: 2018-19

Summer means it’s time to explore. Check out these finds we discovered while visiting our 2018–2019 Best Hometowns.

Food + Drink

A Guide to Ohio's Seasonal Produce and Farmers Markets

Your local farmers market is brimming with fresh produce. We asked six Ohio chefs to share their insight and advice for making the most of it. 

Cover Crop Beer

North High Brewing helps mark the Ohio Farm Bureau centennial with a creation celebrating Buckeye State farmers.

Ohio Eats: Mister Mustard

When you’re ready to grill this summer, make sure this mustard is in your fridge.

What’s in Season in Ohio: August

Cara Mangini of Little Eater in Columbus and Paige Beal of Harvest Moon Craft Kitchen in Canal Winchester help navigate the wealth of August crops

What’s In Season in Ohio: July

Erika Rapp of Registry Bistro in Toledo and Ben Bebenroth of Spice Kitchen + Bar in Cleveland share their insight into July's prime produce.

What’s in Season in Ohio: September

Chefs Matt Rapposelli and Jansen Trotman share how to use fall fruits and vegetables.


‘Luminous: Encaustic Works by Barbara Vogel’

The Zanesville Museum of Art presents 25 of the artist’s portraits and landscapes through Aug. 3. 

The Art of Quilt-maker Nancy Crow

Artist Nancy Crow draws inspiration from near and far to create beautiful and inventive quilts that take the medium to a new level.

Home + Garden

Seek and Sought, Columbus

Artist Jennalee Cook turns worn-out LPs, cassettes and music memorabilia into melodic treasures.

Ohio Life

3 Things the World Learned from Apollo 11

John Oldham, exhibits specialist at Cleveland’s NASA Glenn Research Center, shares what our trips to the moon taught us (and where we’ll go from here).

Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Wapakoneta

The city of Wapakoneta celebrates Neil Armstrong in a museum dedicated to the iconic astronaut’s life and accomplishments.

Author Douglas Brinkley on ‘American Moonshot’

The historian talked with us about President John F. Kennedy’s determination to put an American on the moon.

Jim Thome on HIs Cleveland Baseball Legacy

Indians legend Jim Thome talked with us about the origins of his batting stance, his most memorable All-Star Game and playing in the World Series.

One Giant Leap: The Lasting Legacy of Apollo 11

Ohioan Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon July 20, 1969, changing how we look at space and capturing the imagination of people around the globe. 

RiversEdge at Marcum Park, Hamilton

In fall 2018, the American Planning Association added the city of Hamilton’s riverfront gathering spot to its list of Great Public Spaces in America.

The Night the World Watched Ohioan Neil Armstrong

On the anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s famous first steps, one writer recalls the lead-up to that summer night that captured the imagination of people around the globe. 

Wapakoneta’s Moon Menu Trail

Neil Armstrong’s hometown is serving up a galaxy of space-themed food and drinks between now and Aug. 1. Here’s a preview of three of them.