May 2017 Issue

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Travel

102 Days + Nights of Summer

Our annual guide to the longest days and the warmest nights of the year.

102 Days + Nights: August 2017

Visit Cedar Point to see the amusement park’s new upgrades, dig into Akron’s National Hamburger Festival and more.

102 Days + Nights: July 2017

Take in the spectacle of Red, White & Boom, enjoy a summer cruise on the Hocking Hills Scenic Byway and more. Read

102 Days + Nights: June 2017

Witness a human-powered parade followed by a full day of family fun, shop for something special to take home at the Columbus Arts Festival and more.

102 Days + Nights: May 2017

Explore the Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival, see Neil Diamond on stage, witness the spectacle that is Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO” and more. 

102 Days + Nights: September 2017

See the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds at the Cleveland National Air Show and celebrate bacon in Coshocton.

Festival Fun in Michigan

Summers means gatherings that celebrate the state’s automotive history, music, craft beer and more.

Made in Columbus: 8 Great Finds

From a vintage letterpress shop to a restaurant founded by a distillery, these spots offer a glimpse of our capital city’s wealth of handcrafted goods.

Food + Drink

Butler County Food Tour

Butler County offers a wide range of dining experiences, whether you’re looking for dinner and a movie or great down-home barbecue.

What’s in Season: May

This month brings strawberries, rhubarb and greens. Nicole Iker of Athens’ Casa Nueva restaurant shares ideas on how to use them at home. 

Arts

3 Questions: Eddie George

The Heisman Trophy winner and former Ohio State Buckeyes running back shares how he ended up on stage playing Billy Flynn in “Chicago.”

Ohio in Photographs

Photographers Ian Adams and Randall Lee Schieber offer a fresh look at the history, energy and geographic diversity of the place we call home.  

The Wit and Wisdom of Erma Bombeck

The words of the renowned humorist and Ohio native come to life this spring at
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

Toledo Symphony Presents ‘Our National Parks’

The symphony teams with Los Angeles-based photochoreography artists Westwater Arts for a visual feast of a performance.

Home + Garden

Barn Sale Shopping

Whether you’re looking for retro furniture or one-of-a-kind home decor pieces, here’s where and how to shop like a pro.

Ohio Life

Amusement Park Memories

Here’s how dedicated devotees are keeping alive the spirit of three of Ohio’s bygone amusement parks.

Live Well: May 2017

How three Ohio hospital systems are battling summer’s big threat, and how to get moving and have fun with organized sports this season.

Memphis Belle Marks Milestone

The celebrated World War II flyer moves closer to being displayed at the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayton.

World’s Tallest Our Lady of Guadalupe

This 50-foot-tall statue in Ashtabula County watches over the countryside.