Archive

May 2018

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Travel

Whether you want to hit the water or hang out with animals, dig in at a festival or tackle the trail, here’s your guide to making the most of summer in the Buckeye State.

Enjoy a Verandah Concert at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, take on Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point and witness the Battle of Ohio.

Get some local flavor at the Taste of Akron, hang out at the Toledo Museum of Art’s annual block party, and explore the Holmes County Open Air Art Museum.

Check out Jack White at Cincinnati's Bunbury Music Festival, celebrate the opening of John Glenn Astronomy Park and head back to the beach for Edgewater Live.

Make a wish as “Aladdin” takes the stage, sample a swig of Appalachian heritage at the Moonshine Festival, and paint outside at Findlay’s Art in Park: Plein Air Festival.

Check out the Demolition Derby at the Fulton County Fair, and celebrate Hale Farm & Village’s 60th anniversary.

Our capital city is a prime destination for fun this season, with favorite attractions adding new reasons to visit.

We check in with race chairman Jeremiah Johnson to find out how you can witness the fast and furious two-day event. 

From outdoor fun to sheer adrenaline, these attractions show why a visit to southwest Ohio should be part of your travel plans. 

Whether you’re looking for attractions along the shore or farther inland, these six Great Lakes State spots are worth the road trip. 

Food + Drink

Bob Evans celebrates its Ohio origins with its new chocolate-and-peanut-butter hotcakes. 

This riverfront brewpub in The Flats entertainment district offers great beers, inventive food and an incredible view. 

Lee Jones and his family grow specialty ingredients for restaurants in all 50 states and a dozen countries. Here’s how they launched their groundbreaking business.

Arts

Before John James Audubon, there was Alexander Wilson. The Toledo Museum of Art showcases its complete set of his nine-volume masterpiece in a new exhibition. 

Miami University Art Museum’s “Telling a People’s Story: African-American Children’s Illustrated Literature” features 130 works published during the past 50 years. 

This art exhibition hosted by the Dublin Arts Council reflect personal stories that put a face on the plight of refugees around the globe.

Ohio Life

The photographer and Ohio Magazine contributor discusses her book highlighting the beauty of the Buckeye State. 

A former comedian who once lived out of his car, this Toledoan founded Veterans Matter in 2012 to help those who’ve served our country find housing. 

This community of 6,500 in the Appalachian foothills of Jackson County honors its agricultural heritage with a can’t-miss landmark.

Here’s how to get moving this summer, no matter your level of fitness. Plus: Physicians share advice for protecting yourself from the sun’s rays.

Filled with 3,000 authentic artifacts stretching back to the game’s earliest days, this private collection pays tribute to the evolution of America’s pastime.