April 2005 Issue
|Masters of Arts
The Cincinnati Art Museum is having a few friends over for a visit. Friends with names such as Rockwell. O'Keeffe. Homer. Wyeth. When "Strokes of Genius: Masterworks from the New Britain Museum of American Art" opens on April 10, Cincinnati - and the state - will be treated to more than a hundred works by the nation's masters, including Norman Rockwell, Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andrew Wyeth, Frederic Church, Gilbert Stuart, John Singleton Copley, Childe Hassam, Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, Fre...
Sternwheelers, fireworks, barbecue blasts, powerboat races - spring and summer are jam-packed with fun in towns up and down the Ohio River. Every year, the scenic waterway's shoreline comes alive with a plethora of annual events, festivals and gatherings. Here's a sampling: APRIL April 4 is Opening Day for the Cincinnati Reds baseball team at Great American Ball Park on the Cincinnati riverfront, and 42,263 people plan to be there. It's quite a party, kicking off with a downtown parade. Great American B...
Sources North and South
Holmes County, criss-crossed in northeast Ohio by State Routes 39 and 83, and the surrounding area have earned a reputation for fine Amish-crafted furniture. But other parts of the state also have sources for Amish-made tables, chairs, cabinets, bedroom sets and other wood pieces. In Geauga County, home to the fourth-largest Amish settlement in the world, a traveler should begin a furniture-shopping trip in Middlefield, located at the junction of State Routes 87 and 608. Drive north on St. Rte. 608 for ...
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