September 2015 Issue


Simple Pleasures

Experience the old ways with four Amish families who open their homes and lives to curious visitors.

Food + Drink

Pawpaw 101

Here's how you can put our state's unusual native fruit on your plate this season.


Star Scores

Conductor Richard Kaufman discusses “The Music of John Williams.”

Home + Garden

Fall Flourish

The mum offers a burst of color each autumn, a fact that’s celebrated annually in Summit County and across Ohio.

Flower Power

Barberton Mum Fest co-founder and Franklin Park Conservatory horticulturist offer mum-growing advice.

Squash Season

D.R. Walcher Farms owner Ken Holthouse shares how to prepare four varieties he loves.

Ohio Life

3 Questions: Urban Meyer

We talked to the Buckeyes head coach about motivation, preparation and what turns challenges into a championship.

Big Muskie’s Bucket

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the gargantuan machine extracted more than 130 million tons of coal from a 125,000-acre surface mine.

Call to Arms

The Dayton Art Institute showcases posters that rallied support in the lead-up to World War I and World War II.

Lithopolis Honeyfest

Bee beards, observation hives and honey bake-offs make for a fun (and educational) event.

Live Well Ohio: September 2015

How to get your kids mentally and physically prepared for the new school year.

Ohio College Tours: Bluffton University

The university helps students find their path by focusing on both personal development and service to others.

Ohio College Tours: Kent State University

The university collaborates with the city to create inviting downtown development and valuable educational opportunities.

Ohio College Tours: Miami University

The university merges a picturesque campus with excellent undergraduate programs and a strong sense of tradition.

Q&A: Rock photographer Janet Macoska

We talk with the Cleveland photographer about her start, the icons she’s captured on film and the power of the still image.