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The ‘Holy Stones’: Real or fake

Lecture will consider whether ancient Hebrews were in Ohio First up in the 2016 Fort Ancient Lecture Series is the mystery of the Holy Stones — did ancient Hebrews visit what’s now the Buckeye...

Make your ‘from-scratch’ cake…and eat it, too!

Readers submit their favorites (Editor’s note: This story is tied to our Food Scene column on page 12 of our February 2016 printed issue of Country Living.) Some of the best cake bakers in the state...

Eat your way across Ohio…then make the food at home!

Coconut Cream Pie Author Karen Patterson visited more than 100 restaurants across the state doing research for her books Eating Your Way Across Ohio and Recipes From Ohio’s Must Places to Eat. Our story...

New technology debuts at annual trade show

What happened in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas, not if it concerns CES® 2016, the world’s largest tradeshow for consumer electronic technology and the biggest U.S. trade show of any kind. Held Jan. 6-9 in...

Mom Sense: Survive and Thrive (Tip 2)

Tip 2: Make time for memories Welcome back to “Survive and Thrive: A New Theme for 2016”! It’s a series born out of my slow realization that while life is extremely busy, I haven’t always done a...

The Black Edison

Granville Woods The Black Edison. Such was the nickname bestowed upon Granville T. Woods, an African-American inventor who held more than 50 patents. Born in Columbus in 1856, he attended school only to...

Outdoor book reviews: February 2016

Bears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle By Edward R. Ricciuti If you’re old enough to remember the Alfred Hitchcock sci-fi thriller, The Birds, you’ll recall...

Presidential firsts

Although he was the hero of the American civil war, a popular general, savior of the Union and president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant found himself nearly destitute in the 1880s. Furthermore, he had...

Three Ohio sites under review by UNESCO

World Heritage status under consideration Three Ohio historic sites have been nominated to join the U.S. tentative list of the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)...

Your travel bucket list: The poetry of exploring the world

The Northern Lights South Central Power member Amber Myers of Canal Winchester answered the question about her travel bucket list with a poem adding Italy, France, the Northern Lights, “sand between my...