November 2019

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Travel

Best of Ohio Readers’ Ballot Winners 2020

We asked our readers and website visitors to vote for their favorites throughout the state. Congratulations to this year’s winners.

Inside the National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Columbus’ beautiful and thought-provoking museum highlights the experiences of those who’ve risked their lives for the freedoms we enjoy.

Thanksgiving with Abraham Lincoln

Each year, Jerry Payn of Wooster portrays our 16th president at Hale Farm & Village’s harvest dinner.

This Weekend's Buckeye List: 11/1/19

Celebrate Halloween one more time at The Sleepy Hollow Experience, enjoy the fruit of the vine at the International Wine Festival, find a good book in Wooster and more.

Food + Drink

Holiday Pies: 3 Winning Recipes

We asked three Ohioans who have won big with their baking skills to share inventive recipes that’ll wow your family and friends this season.

Ohio Spirits: 3 Fall Cocktails

As the leaves pile up, these autumn-inspired cocktails courtesy of Ohio distilleries should be part of your seasonal celebrations.

Arts

‘The Poetry of Nature’ in Cincinnati

The Taft Museum of Art features an exhibition of Hudson River School landscape paintings that depict the power and grandeur of the world around us.

Ohio Life

‘Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.’ in Cincinnati

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center hosts an exhibition showcasing more than two dozen African American men who changed the history and culture of our nation

3 Questions: Sherrod Brown

The Mansfield native discusses his book examining the successes and failures of eight progressive leaders who occupied his desk on the Senate floor.

Best Hometowns 2019: Fremont

The Sandusky River runs through the center of this northwest Ohio community that has deep ties to American history, a wealth of outdoor recreation and a great downtown.

Best Hometowns 2019: Gallipolis

This Ohio River village settled by 500 French immigrants in 1790 embraces its history while looking to the future with a successful downtown revitalization program and a stellar public library.

Best Hometowns 2019: Hamilton

This Butler County community is home to vibrant public art, welcoming businesses and an initiative that unites and highlights the city’s 17 neighborhoods.

Best Hometowns 2019: Hartville

This Stark County village with Amish and Mennonite roots offers a taste of country living with its inviting downtown shops and beloved destinations that bring travelers from near and far.

Best Hometowns 2019: Newark

Licking County’s largest city has reinvented its downtown with upgrades that play on local history while creating a strong sense of community.

Best Hometowns 2019–20

This year, we honor Fremont, Hamilton, Hartville, Gallipolis and Newark — five communities that make us proud to call Ohio home.

Grandpa’s Cheesebarn, Ashland

This roadside icon has become a favorite for Interstate 71 travelers since opening in 1978.

The Woodward Opera House, Mount Vernon

Downtown’s historic opera house shines again following a $22.5 million renovation effort spanning more than two decades.