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Max Out

Local experts offer six tips for getting the most from your workouts Whether or not you’re a gym rat, you should try to get the most from your time there because exercise is work. With…

Training Days

A glimpse behind the scenes at the intense physical preparation of Columbus’ police and firefighter recruits A Baptism before Fire –  No one is ever quite ready for the heaviness of fire. It presses you…

Pursuit's Nate DeMars Photo by Chris Casella

Like A Boss

Despite the best efforts of scientists and politicians, jobs don’t grow on trees. They require companies, and even the biggest companies on Earth require a person to start them, an entrepreneur. These people, these entrepreneurs,…

Photo by Chris Casella

Keep It Hid

Have you heard about Columbus’s Secret Speakeasy? Down the stairs of an historic building in Olde Worthington sits a sub rosa gem, hidden under cover of the late-dinner-hour clatter from the unknowing diners above. Muffled…

Chef Mike Kimura at Kihachi.
Photo by Chris Casella

Michelin Man?

New York City – the gold standard metro area for dining in the U.S. – currently has 65 restaurants with at least one Michelin Star. Columbus has none. Zero. But the restaurant scene here has…

No Child Left Behind

For approximately 101,000 children awaiting adoption in the foster care program nationwide, their ninth birthdays are not cause for celebration. That’s the arbitrary but powerful statistical cutoff when their chances of finding permanent homes drop…

Created by Michael Tyznik

Transit Art

Columbus expat Michael Tyznik, now a graphic designer in New York City, got people talking recently when he offered his vision for what transportation could look like in his hometown, as shown here. He used…

Dancing to the Blues

The murderous strains of blues music traditionally come from the country’s hotbeds, the Gulf Coast deltas, smoky Texas roadhouses, and low-lit clubs in Chicago, but for Patrick Sweany, its resonant tones first called from his…

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