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Billy Cash Lives!

To the people who’ve heard him belt out Elvis classics or encountered him on crime-fighting walks in Columbus neighborhoods, Billy Cash is one of those larger-than-life characters who are part of the fabric of any large city. To the web of artists, musicians and others who have formed a loving circle around Cash, he’s a big heart, a free spirit and an artist. Contributing writer Joel Oliphint writes an appreciation of the lesser-known Cash.
From the Editor

From the editor: Night Moves

There is something subversive about being awake and about at 2 a.m., when grown-ups think you ought to be sound asleep. We think you’ll agree—and that your own great memories might be jogged—when you read in this month’s cover package the stories of people who work and play after dark in Columbus.
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Cardale Jones and the Fame Game

What happens when a 22-year-old quarterback steps from the shadows of backup territory to lead his team to a national championship? He wins the adulation of rabid Buckeye Nation fans, of course. He might also be tempted to veer off a course to maturity and humility set years ago by a mentor, a mother and, more recently, some of the best coaches in the business. But people close to Cardale Jones are optimistic he’ll handle it all with grace under pressure.

The Ultimate Columbus Meat Guide

We’re pointing you to the city’s best butchers, chefs and livestock farmers so you can achieve sublime, meaty bliss at home. If it’s restaurant fare you’re craving, we’ll cover that, too. Grab a sturdy fork and knife—you’re gonna need ’em.

Marching in Place: Jon Waters Wants His Job Back

A year after he was fired in the scandal-ridden wake of an Ohio State investigation, former Ohio State marching band director Jon Waters still wants his job back. He’d like an apology. He’d like a judge to agree with his claims against Ohio State—that the university was wrong to fire him. He wants to return to his normal life. And he’d like to get back to what he really loves: making music.

Small Talk: Letters and Chatter about Columbus Monthly, September 2015 Edition

Letters and Chatter about Columbus Monthly, September 2015 Edition

Ultimate Meat Guide: 7 Must-Try Meat Dishes at Columbus Restaurants

A Kobe beef burger topped with truffle aioli, meatballs that cut like butter and five more meat-filled dishes to try around Columbus

Ultimate Meat Guide: How to Broil Like They Do at The Top Steak House

“You’ll need a really hot broiler to do it right,” says Denver Adkins, executive chef and co-owner of The Top Steak House. “Around 1,000 degrees.” The concentrated, high heat is the biggest difference between broiling and grilling.
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