Explore the Short North for a weekend during the Tour of Homes & Gardens...

Need some inspiration for your home? Explore the Short North for a weekend during the Tour of Homes & Gardens. On Sept. 15 and 16, you have the chance to see 10 locations during the 2012 tour, including some remodeled spaces. Those who want a sneak peak can check out the preview party, which begins at 4 p.m. on Sept. 15. Tickets cost $100, and include a dinner at a Short North home. The homes are open to the public on Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets cost $15 in advance at Spinelli's Deli or ShortNorthCivic.org, or $20 the day of the tour at Spinelli's Deli. –Heather Weekley, @heather_weekley