March/April 2022

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Travel

4 Columbus Food Experiences You’ll Love

Get a flavor of our capital city’s food and drink scene with the help of these destinations and tours that offer a sampling of what’s cooking.

Biking, Hiking and Climbing in West Virginia

Head to the Mountain State this spring for outdoor adventure. These locations offer great places to hike, bike and climb, no matter what your skill level.

Ohio Road Trips: 50 Places to Visit this Spring

It’s time to point your car toward adventure, relaxation and fun. From a retro tour of Cincinnati to the natural wonders of northwest Ohio, let us be your guide this season. 

Ohio’s Amish Country: 6 Counties to Explore this Season

Eat, shop and get away from the hustle and bustle by visiting these six picturesque Ohio counties that offer a taste of rural living.

Ohio’s Ulysses S. Grant Historic Sites

The 18th president of the United States was born in Point Pleasant on April 27, 1822. Visit his birthplace home and other southwest Ohio locations that shaped his life.

Road Trips: Akron Arts Tour

Explore visual art, vintage finds, makers and more throughout the city of Akron’s downtown.

Road Trips: Classic Cincinnati Tour

From landmark buildings to baseball history to amusement park thrills, these Cincinnati spots offer fun ways to revisit the past.

Road Trips: Columbus Food Tour

From a 24-hour doughnut shop to authentic German fare, these capital city favorites have been around for years.

Road Trips: Historic Ohio Theaters

These storied performance spaces have been restored over the years in order to ready them for new generations of audiences.

Road Trips: History Tour of Marietta

Take a trip into the past in Marietta, the first permanent settlement in the Northwest Territory.

Road Trips: Iconic Ohioans

Ohioans changed the world. Here is where you can revisit history and learn more about some of our most notable names.

Road Trips: Medal-Winning Ohio Beers

Ohio breweries took home awards at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival. Visit four spots that won gold and another whose coffee beer has medaled three years running.

Road Trips: Northwest Ohio Nature Getaways

Explore northwest Ohio to find a wealth of biodiversity where the water meets the land.

Road Trips: Ohio Military Museums and Memorials

These destinations across Ohio honor those who gave of themselves to protect the United States of America.

Road Trips: Ohio Roadside Finds

These curiosities provide a glimpse into local heritage, Ohio history and sheer creativity. They also make for some great social media moments.

Toledo: Celebrate the International Year of Glass

From shopping to art to special events, celebrate the International Year of Glass in this northwest Ohio city known for glass innovation.

Food + Drink

3 Ohio Pizza Styles and Where to Get Them

The Buckeye State’s distinctive pizza styles may not be as well known as the ones hailing from New York or Chicago, but these three have long histories. Here is where you can try them.

Lifestyle Cafe, Columbus

Chef Shanna Dean’s Columbus restaurant serves up tasty plant-based takes on chicken and waffles, fish sandwiches and other classics.

Sonder Brewing, Mason

This brewery’s founders created a space all beer lovers can enjoy, offering a wide range of styles — from traditional to trendy — and a communal atmosphere.

Arts

‘Steranko and the American Hero’ in Youngstown

Artist Jim Steranko has depicted many American heroes during his career, from Nick Fury to Batman. An exhibition of his works opens this month at The Butler Institute of American Art. 

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes in Columbus

This expansive exhibition at COSI traces the progression of some of Marvel’s most iconic characters from the printed page to the big screen. 

Home + Garden

Rabbit + Rain, Sandusky

Jewelry-maker Stephanie Sanders-Jacob’s Rabbit + Rain line of earrings merges a technological creative process with inspiration that plays to her passions.

Ohio Life

3 Questions: Carmen Twillie Ambar

Oberlin College and Conservatory’s president used her quest to get fit as a way to connect with students.

Cleveland, Alan Freed and the World’s First Rock Concert

On March 21, 1952, thousands of people crowded into the Cleveland Arena for the Moondog Coronation Ball, which was expected to go on for hours. Instead, the show was shut down before the end of the first band’s set.

Lincoln’s Funeral Train Stops in Cleveland

On April 28, 1865, mourners gathered on the city’s Public Square to pay their final respects to President Abraham Lincoln.

LiveWell Ohio March/April 2022

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a time to reacquaint yourself with what it means to stay focused behind the wheel.

Ohio Finds: Peaseware Sewing Caddy

This sewing caddy, treasured by collectors across the United States, was made by David Mills Pease in Ohio during the second half of the 19th century.