March/April 2023

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Travel

10 Sweet Stops in Ohio’s Amish Country

The farm-centered, family-focused way of life in these rural parts of Ohio is reflected in the foods you’ll find there. Here’s where to pick up pies, doughnuts, chocolates and more. 

4 Kentucky Favorites to Visit This Spring

From booking a stay along the shore of Lake Cumberland to exploring the Kentucky Derby’s long legacy, a trip to the Bluegrass State offers food, fun, history and more.

Explore the Arts in Toledo

The Glass City is alive with creativity year-round, but spring and summer offer a perfect time to check out performing and visual art, from concert halls to public parks.

Outdoor Adventures in West Virginia

Spring in the Mountain State offers a multitude of ways to enjoy the outdoors, from hiking and rafting to fishing and bird-watching.

What to See and Do in Columbus this Season

Spring brings a host of exhibitions and events to our capital city, from King Tut and Ohio authors to food festivals and live music.

Food + Drink

30 Famous Ohio Food Spots

From downtown landmarks and small-town finds to old-school favorites and local legends, these restaurants deserve to be on your Buckeye State bucket list.

Little Fish Brewing Co.’s Dayton Station

The Athens brewery puts roots down in a second location that offers beautifully crafted beers and a food menu by executive chef Becky Clark.

Revel OTR, Cincinnati

This boutique winery in the city’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood offers a hip and modern spot to grab a glass with friends.

Arts

‘Wendy Red Star: A Scratch on the Earth’ at Columbus Museum of Art

Mixed-media artist Wendy Red Star addresses long-imposed narratives about Indigenous people. An exhibition of her work is on display April 21 through Sept. 3.

Cleveland International Film Festival 2023

This longtime favorite moved to Playhouse Square in 2022, where it returns this year for an 11-day showcase of films from around the world. 

Home + Garden

How to Plant a Native Ohio Garden

Terri and Randy Litchfield created a living landscape of native plants outside their Delaware home. Here’s how you can, too. 

This Ohio Maker Crafts a Beautiful Way to Display Records

The revival of vinyl albums naturally leads to the question of how to store and display them.
Divider Records’ Brit and Jason Prather craft beautiful and high-quality solutions.

Ohio Life

Campus Martius Museum, Marietta

This museum tells the story of those who opened the Northwest Territory to settlement and features a walk through the home of Rufus Putnam, who arrived in 1788.

How Springfield Saved its Frank Lloyd Wright Home

The Westcott House went through modifications that marred the architect’s original vision and decades of dilapidation before a community effort brought it back to its original splendor.

Jen Freeman Sticks to Her Family's Maple Syrup Legacy

The president of Richards Maple Products and the Ohio Maple Producers Association, discusses the family business and our state’s maple-sugaring tradition.

Judy Garland Visits Columbus

In March 1938, actress and singer Judy Garland appeared and performed in our capital city as part of a tour promoting her new film. 

Live Well Ohio: March/April 2023

Learn about the difference organ donors make, and get advice for healthier ways to fuel your body. 

Ohio Finds: Folk Art Backscratcher

This item was carved from a single piece of wood and is believed to have been created in Ohio during the early 20th century.