October 2016 Issue



Cleveland Food Tour

From Old World dishes served cafeteria-style to Iron Chef Michael Symon’s new spin on barbecue, here are eight spots that should make your list.

Columbus Breakfast Spots

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Do it right at one of these five Columbus spots known for their a.m. offerings.

Fall Drives: Greenfield to the Ohio River | Ohio Route 41

This 71-mile trip through rural southwest Ohio passes through many small towns and offers spectacular views of the countryside alive with color. 

Fall Drives: Hinckley to Shalersville | Ohio Route 303

This 28-mile drive takes you through Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the historic town of Hudson.

Fall Drives: Nelsonville to Prattsville | Ohio Route 278

This 22-mile drive takes travelers through Wayne National Forest and some of southeast Ohio's most scenic areas. 

Fall Drives: Perrysburg to Defiance | Ohio Routes 65 to 110 to 424

This 51-mile trip follows the Miami River as it passes through small towns and by farm fields.

Great Fall Drives

Our guide to more than 170 miles of autumn color — plus where to stop and explore along the way 

Michigan Lighthouses

Michigan is home to 129 lighthouses — more than any other state — offering visitors a look at Great Lakes history.

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History Opens a New Wildlife Center

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History unveils its Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Center & Woods Garden. 

Food + Drink

America's Largest Candy Store

Whether you're filling Easter baskets, loading up for trick-or-treaters or looking for a retro favorite, a trip to b.a. Sweetie Candy Co. in Cleveland is in order.

Cute Halloween Cupcake Recipe for Kids

We talked to Spangler Candy Co.’s crafting crew about having some fun with Dum Dums this Halloween season.  


Dayton Ballet Reinvents Dracula

Costume designer Ray Zupp shares how the Dayton Ballet is revamping Bram Stoker’s classic character in its new show. 

Into the Woods

The Cincinnati Art Museum showcases the forest through one of Vincent van Gogh’s final paintings and two dozen other works.

Visions of America

The Akron Art Museum marks the National Park Service centennial with photographs of our public lands and historic places. 

Ohio Life

Judy’s Jungle, Mentor

Fiberglass creatures ranging from rhinos to giraffes greet visitors at MT Heat Treat in Mentor.

Monica Potter on Buying Her Childhood Home

The actress and Cleveland native talks about reclaiming her childhood home, an effort that was documented on an HGTV series.

The History of Dayton’s Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

The cemetery John Van Cleve founded in 1841 is the resting place of some of Dayton's famous names, including the men who pioneered aviation.