Archive

January 2020

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Travel

Make new discoveries and learn about readers’ favorites in our roundup of great finds across the Buckeye State that should be part of your plans this year.

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

We celebrate our 2019–2020 Best Hometown honorees by sharing some of the interesting and fun discoveries we made during our visits.

Celebrate Paul Brown at the Massillon Museum, listen to the songs that made Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons famous, see exquisite ice sculptures in Marietta and more.

Be a rock star in Cleveland, enter a new world in Columbus, feel the Latin beat in Toledo and more. 

Watch circus performers execute amazing acrobatics, savor comfort food in the Hocking Hills, listen to Mozart by candlelight and more.  

See a Tony Award-winning musical in Cincinnati, celebrate the artistry of James Thurber in Columbus, experience frosty fun in Vermilion and more.

See renowned watercolors by Columbus artist Alice Schille, work on the railroad in Fremont, admire crystalline creations in Marietta and more.

Food + Drink

This spot offers an inviting atmosphere, fun menu items and a way for customers to support firehouse charities with a portion of their bill.

Arts

The Canton Museum of Art presents a collection of small-scale works the Columbus artist created during her travels around the world.

The exhibition showcases 23 canvases artist Wendy Cross has made during the last decade. 

Home + Garden

Woodworker and Navy veteran Joe Burdick crafts wooden versions of the American flag at his home workshop.

Dawn Combs crafts concoctions that boost health. Her book of recipes and new Soda Pharm shop in Marysville provide an opportunity to explore the benefits of her creations.

Ohio Life

The magician has amazed Penn & Teller and Jimmy Fallon. We talked with the Canton native about his craft and why magic still fascinates us.

Jay and Linda Moorman are preserving the timeless art form the business was founded on more than a century ago (and you can stop by to visit).

A farmhand stumbled upon a sinkhole in a field on Abraham William Reams’ property in 1897. The tours of the caves the hole led to started soon after.

Ernest Warther’s formal education ended in second grade, but his ability to make elaborate, hand-carved depictions of trains from the steam-locomotive era cemented him as a genius in his own right.

Three couples share a glimpse of their magical celebrations at interesting venues across the state.