March 2017 Issue

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Travel

Road Trips Checklist: 26 Spots to See

From haunted sites to fields of glory, our checklist offers destinations to keep an eye out for when you’re on the road.

Ohio Road Trips: Bird-Watching Trail

Embrace nature and add a few birds to your list at these spots.

Ohio Road Trips: Burger Trail

These Buckeye State favorites should be on every culinary adventurer’s map.

Ohio Road Trips: Covered Bridges

Historic bridges throughout our state offer a glimpse of the Ohio that once was. 

Ohio Road Trips: Literary Tour

Learn about our literary masters at these destinations that celebrate the lives of great Ohio writers. 

Ohio Road Trips: The Shawshank Trail

Walk in the footsteps of Andy and Red by visiting these sites immortalized in the 1994 film “The Shawshank Redemption.” 

Ohio Road Trips: Underground Railroad

Abolitionists throughout Ohio helped former slaves escape oppression. These Underground Railroad sites tell those stories.

Spring Events in the Parks 2017

As our state begins to thaw, check out these park-system events that’ll help you embrace the longer days and climbing temperatures.   

Food + Drink

Try 3 Recipes from Favorite Irish Restaurants

Three Ohio pubs known for Irish fare share a recipe from their menu so you can bring some of that sláinte spirit home.

Arts

‘The Museum Collection’ at the Akron Art Museum

Homegrown artists shine in an Akron Art Museum exhibition highlighting works from the museum’s permanent collection created between 1850 and 1950. 

National Book Award Finalist Chris Bachelder Talks Fiction and Football

The Cincinnati native discusses ‘The Throwback Special,’ a novel about 22 men who meet annually to re-enact one of professional football’s most gruesome plays. 

Rock Musician Peter Frampton Talks Fame and ’Acoustic Classics’

More than 40 years after the classic album that made him a rock star, the musician talks about his time living in Cincinnati and going acoustic.

Visions from India

Columbus’ Pizzuti Collection features works by Francis Newton Souza and 25 of the most prominent artists working today who have a connection to India.

Ohio Life

Gene Logsdon’s Last Book Shares His ‘Letter to a Young Farmer’

Gene Logsdon was both philosopher and farmer, writing more than two dozen books and countless columns during his long career. Here, we share wisdom from his final book, ‘Letter to a Young Farmer’

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum, Logan

One man collected the nearly 4,000 pencil sharpeners on display at this minimuseum. 

This Ohio Library Lends Out Coloring Books for Adults

The Westerville Public Library stocks up on coloring books for adults.