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Spitting Image

For these local families, it’s not hard to see the love in their lives, and those of their children. But e­verything—and everyone—looks a little more lovely through the lens of Rachel Joy Barehl. One of…

Thanks!

The Dalai Lama says that there is no secret to happiness, but that the path toward it is paved with gratitude. Since it is the season of drawing loved ones near, and giving thanks, (614)…

614 on 740

Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls innatcedarfalls.com By Lesley Jenike Upscale without the pretension, the Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls in Logan is located right in the heart of the Hocking Hills, close to…

Behind Enemy Lines

At the grocery store. The car wash. Maybe even at a family wedding. There are few places you can escape catching shit for being a Michigan fan around here. This month, with another edition of…

Feature Act

Whether they be headliners in their own right, or just those setting new comedy standards in Columbus–From improv t stand-up to everything in between– (614) introduces a new series on the people handling the city…

Sara + Chris Photo by Rouxby Photography

The Big Day: Cityscape

Those with a desire for sunshine and an open sky, but a slightly lower tolerance for bugs and grass clippings may lean to the side of an urban promenade. There are no shortage of green…

Temi + Ayo Photo by Paul Woo

The Big Day: Generations

Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles. The generations that came before us help envelope us into traditions and usher us into the next chapter of our lives. Who is this whole to-do really for, if not…

April + Alex Photo by DiBlasio Photography

The Big Day: Dress

Full-length princess gown? Boat neck, tea-length dress? No matter which way you slice it, it’s the focal point of a wedding. The bride is the star of the show, and the dress is her superhero…

Camille + Rickey Photo by JazzyMae Photography

The Big Day: Architecture

The dress, the food, the music. All the planned elements of the big day converge to create a cohesive scene. But perhaps no element of a wedding is quite as effective at framing and transporting…

Karla + Nathan Photo by Erica Kay

Big Day: Dance Floor

Ah, the dance floor. The great equalizer. The part of the party where your guests get to let loose and really celebrate. This is the time to forget the solemn ceremony and all the planning,…

Holly + Spencer Photo by Rouxby Photography

The Big Day: Animals

The furry little friends in our lives are often the first family members to vet (see what we did there?) the new boyfriend or girlfriend before they ascend to the level of husband or wife….

Root System

Grilled Eggplant with Pesto & Tahini Yogurt Sauce Cooking eggplant on the grill may have forever changed my perspective on the sometimes-mushy globes. Eggplant parmesan can be greasy or soggy and ratatouille is really all…

Albert & Ashley Photo by Hillary Ferguson

The Big Day: Reactions

The groom’s priceless face when the bride appears at the end of the aisle, the pop of a champagne bottle, a meant-for-your-ears-only story that the maid of honor decides to spill to the whole congregation…

Trending North

Worst. Season. Ever. It’s incredible to think, in the 18 years since the Cleveland Browns returned to the NFL, the 2016 season was their worst. One win. One win in overtime after an 0-14 start…

By David Heasley

Next Man Up

J.K. Dobbins No. 2 Running Back, Freshman Look, I know it’s a popular—borderline irritating—notion to get excited about the back-up ’back when there’s already a capable starter in place. And look, no offense to Mike…

Fall Arts Preview

September Parallel Connections Where: Mershon Auditorium When: Oct. 20 – 21 How Much: Prices vary Web: wexarts.org BalletMet, The Ohio State University and The Wexner Center for the Arts have teamed up for this triple…

Photo By Brian Kaiser

Fresh Tastes

Numerous new bars, breweries, or restaurants opened up in the last year, signifying a legitimate boom for the Columbus food & drink industry.These are just a few of the standouts:   Trillium 2333 N High…

Imagine, Imbibe

Oh, Annie Pierce—you sure know to make a magazine feel smart. We already knew you were one of the best bartenders around—which is why we asked you to be on the latest cover of our…

By Pixie Bretney

Word of Mouth

You read all the fancy restaurant reviews you want—with some so precious they’ll spend 400 words alone just on the “ambiance.” But sometimes, it really just comes down to what’s on the plate, as far…

Hey, Neighbor: New Albany

When billionaire Les Wexner decided to break-ground and build his mansion, rapid progress followed. And even though the city lacks deep history, New Albany flew to the top practically instantaneously. Who knew the outskirted boons…

Time Hop

You’re riding in your ’53 Corvette, top down, two of your closest friends riding along. You pull up to your favorite diner, order the fizziest root beer float on the menu, and twirl the blonde…

Photo by Collins Laatsch

New View

Not sure if ya’ll have noticed or not, but the look of Columbus is changing—sometimes, seemingly from week to week. You know what hasn’t changed? Our love of the patio. Which means there’s a constant…

By Brian Kaiser

Ça c’est Bon!

Right now, you can snag a direct flight from Columbus to New Orleans for less than $200. It’s a pretty damn good deal. But, if you’re just hankering for little taste of Cajun and Creole…

50 Sips of Summer

We at Stock & Barrel remember a time in this city when asking for a “cocktail menu” would have resulted in a surly bartender just pointing to bottles on the wall behind them. Just like…

Photo by Megan Leigh Barnard

Fresh Tastes

Numerous new bars, breweries, or restaurants opened up in the last year, signifying a legitimate boom for the Columbus food & drink industry. These are just a few of the standouts: Cosecha Cochina 987 N…

Photo by Megan Leigh Barnard

10 On-Trend

There’s plenty of inspiration in this issue—but here’s a few more to add to the list when it comes to making your space comfortable, creative, and current, from the folks at Davis Rogers Interiors:  …

Photo by Allison Grimes

Condo Living: New Brew

Exposed beams, from the original brewery. Exposed brick, beautiful in its organic state of wear over the years. Well, you’re not doing anything to change those—which is why designing for a large condo space like…

Photo by Dale Clark

Acute Accent

Why piece-by-piece can be a better decor approach than wall-to-wall When you’re working with updating a century-old brick Italianate—one of the last of its kind in the city—there’s plenty on the docket. An oversized two-car…

Photo by Dale Clark

Root and Branch

A woodland oasis on Walhalla Drive While many modern designs have run screaming from the hills, so to speak, Reliance Design’s Behrooz Motamedi has put his love of lumber on full display. What was once…

Go With the Flow

The benefits of designing a “see-through” living space You’ve heard the phrase “On a clear day you can see forever?” Well, the owners of Urban Order Architecture’s German Village project—on any given day can see…

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