CityScene Columbus July 2015

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Photos by David Probst

Benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital May 21, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Read more

You've Been Scene

A Tasteful Celebration

Photo by Tony Bentivegna

Columbus State Community College's popular and long-standing event Taste the Future will be back this August for its 26th year. The event will feature more than 50 vendor stations with samples of food and drinks from... Read more


Day Tripper

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There are many ways to enjoy a day in Ohio, and a drive within the state often takes less than three hours. Some suggestions: Read more

Ohio Adventures

Senior housing options, home health, hospice services and more Read more

Arts + Entertainment

It's All About the Water

Photo by Scott Cunningham

Though the community was dealt a serious blow when problems with its dam were brought to light earlier this year, Buckeye Lake is now looking toward a bright future... Read more

Home Building

Situation Under Control

Photo by Garth Bishop

Home automation has been popular for some time, but options for homeowners are rapidly becoming more expansive and convenient. Among the most comprehensive automation systems is Control4. Bob Webb Homes works with Gahanna-based Genesis Audio Ltd.... Read more

Home Building

Central Ohio gallery exhibitions for July 15 Read more

On View

Columbus Coiffeur

Photo by Zach Maiorana

Master Shavers of Studio 997 is John Bowman. That is, Bowman is the only “master shaver” in the studio, and he always has been. “I don’t want the noise of having so many people in there,” Bowman says. “I want it to be elegant... Read more

Local Profiles

Brownie Points

Photo courtesy of Sugardaddy's Sumptuous Sweeties

From mint-filled brownies to melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles, owning a bakery can be a treat. However, as Lisa Anglim has found out, ownership is not always cause for celebration... Read more


When summer arrives, it’s not uncommon to get a serious case of wanderlust. But those with hazy visions of day-long trips to the nearest coastline can rest easy. Plenty of opportunities for kicking back in the sand exist stateside. Read more

Ohio Adventures

Reformed Retirees

Photo courtesy of Peace Corps

While some retirees look forward to open schedules and relaxing days with family, others crave activity and structure. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to stay involved in the community – and the world beyond – after packing up your desk... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Learning after retirement doesn’t have to be limited to a college or university classroom. The Columbus area offers a variety of educational opportunities that have nothing at all to do with sitting at a desk... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

From the Mind's Eye

Daughter of Midas

A Westerville painter is having his biggest show to date now that his work is being featured at the Columbus Museum of Art. Awarded a 2014 Visual Arts Fellowship from the Greater Columbus Arts Council and the Columbus Museum of Art, Brian Port... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Room, Repurposed

Photo courtesy of Dave Fox Design Build Remodelers

When a child leaves the nest, he or she leaves behind a space that can now be used in a different way. So how does one best take advantage of that space? Read more

Arts + Entertainment

While aging is universal to the human condition, it’s a process that affects each of us differently. Mobility and independence can be preserved in a variety of ways, though, with a firm understanding of the levels of care available... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Older animals are seldom the favorites at local shelters. There’s often the misconception that they are sickly, or there’s a reason their original owners did not want them. But there are plenty of reasons why an older pet might be the right fit... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Creatively using windows and mirrors can have a radical effect on your room Light, whether projected or reflected, has the power to transform a space. And there’s no better way to utilize natural light than by taking full advantage of the many décor Read more

Luxury Living

Frampton comes alive … on the topic of musical collaboration Whether in the studio or live on stage, Grammy winner Peter Frampton loves to play his guitar alongside other musicians. Read more

On Stage

Fly Me to the Moon

Photo by Garth Bishop

Expansion of flavors – and, possibly, its facility – are on tap for cidery’s second year The recent addition of tea to its line-up of flavor additives – joining hops and caramel – has helped keep Mad Moon Craft Cidery’s offerings distinct in the fast Read more


Skinny Genes

Photo by Scott Cunningham

Lifestyle can influence genetic makeup The way we view genetics is rapidly changing. Everyone has a basic understanding. Maybe green eyes come from your mother’s side, and freckles come from your father’s. Read more