Garth Bishop

Jon Cook, the now-retired executive art director of the McConnell Arts Center, and Mary Gray, retired director of Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, have made an immeasurable impression on the Columbus art scenes. Learn about their impact. Read more

Local Profiles


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Dublin resident Sakiko Minagawa is a passionate athlete and is currently training to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics. Read her story and her journey of running (basically) across America. Read more

Dublin Life

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Jennifer L. Zmuda

The STEM buzzword has morphed into STEAM – science, technology, engineering, arts and math. And luckily for the children of central Ohio, not only do they have plenty of options in the classroom, they also have a wealth of options beyond. Read more


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Jon Melchi looks back at the year and gets ready for the next one. Read more

Home Building


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Lifting Spirits: A horrific crime leads to a series of scholarships. A tragic fire produces financial assistance for student athletes. Read more



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Victorian Victory: A whole-house remodel is always a significant undertaking, but when that house is almost 130 years old – well, it certainly doesn’t make things any easier Read more



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Pushing the GCHS baseball Greyhounds to success is only a part of Ryan Alexander’s contributions to the school. The season that ended in May was Alexander’s 10th as head coach, and his 15th teaching GCHS students with special needs. Read more

Discover Grove City

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Postmodern Jukebox

(Really, Really) Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll: Ever wonder what a contemporary pop song would sound like reimagined as an old-time jazz, swing, big band, orchestral or Motown production? Read more

On Stage


'Earth Worm Jim' by Sydney Denlinger

Emerging Inspiration: Spotlighting three of this year's Columbus Arts Festival Emerging Artists Read more

Local Profiles

The newest additions to Uptown Westerville’s dining scene are a study in contrasts. On one hand, top-notch barbecue and an emphasis on Southern hospitality. On the other, a trendy new type of ice cream and an emphasis on flavor exploration. Read more


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Evolution: The Upper Arlington home of Tom Winters and Mary Schell-Winters has come a long way Read more

Luxury Living

Getting an estimate for roof replacement can be a hassle, but technological advancements have the potential to make the process much easier. Read more

Luxury Living


Nathan Shipp

Though there are many attendees who have been coming to the tournament for decades, new traditions are springing up quickly. Read more here. Read more

Dublin Life


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Where to go in Columbus for the best burgers Read more

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Pack all your outdoor gear and get on the road toward leisure and relaxation Read more

, Travel


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In Pursuit of Inner Peace: A formal living room, complete with a large chimney, made perfect sense for Lee Shackelford’s Bexley-area house when it was built in 1961. Read more



Photos courtesy of Kresage Contracting, Inc.

After a three-month remodeling process, the house’s lower level is now anchored by a bar and gathering area with a sizable kitchen island, off of which are two less common features: a wood shop and a music room. Read more



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Eat + Drink

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Taking Care of Business: When the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce was incorporated on Dec. 5, 1967, there were five signatures on the agreement Read more



Photo by Chris Johns/National Geographic Creative

Incredible Journeys: There’s not a person alive who, having perused a copy of National Geographic, hasn’t been gripped by a desire, if only for a moment, to visit one of the exotic locales depicted therein. Read more

Travel Guide

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