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June 2014 Edition

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Advice for taking on the Scioto Audubon Metro Park's climbing wall

First lady's fashions raise question: who pays?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

AP PHOTOS: A look at Rihanna's fashion and style

NEW YORK (AP) - Rihanna is being honored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America Monday night for her style. Here's a selection of her recent looks, which range from red-carpet glamour to basketball courtside chic to uber-sexy concert attire.

Negroni Week kicks off in Columbus

This week, you can enjoy a classic bitter cocktail and support a local charity in one fell swoop. Today, Negroni Week kicks off worldwide and, most importantly, in Columbus, running through June 8.

A look at Rihanna's style from stage to red carpet

NEW YORK (AP) - Rihanna is being honored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America Monday night for her style. Here's a selection of her recent looks, which range from red-carpet glamour to basketball courtside chic to uber-sexy concert attire.

Joel Osteen gets his own SiriusXM channel

NEW YORK (AP) - Texas pastor Joel Osteen is getting his own channel on SiriusXM satellite radio, which will air his sermon at Yankee Stadium this Saturday live nationally.

Who pays for first lady's fabulous fashions?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

First lady's fabulous clothes: Who pays the bills?

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?

'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas

Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.

'Brady Bunch' actress Ann B. Davis dies in Texas

Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who became the country's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson of "The Brady Bunch," died Sunday at a San Antonio hospital. She was 88.

Doris Kearns Goodwin's home visited before crash

BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A representative for Doris Kearns Goodwin says Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz attended an event at her home shortly before he and six others died in a plane crash.

Casey Kasem's daughter granted visitation

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday granted a daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem regular visits after she raised concerns about his well-being.

Correction: Teen Rebels story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story on May 27 about TV producers seeking teenage participants who "party like a rock star" for a new series, The Associated Press gave an incorrect title to Jon Marcus of the company Shed Media US. He is executive assistant to both the company's general manager and to its senior vice president of development.

First Look: Jobu Ramen

Grandview's restaurant row is quickly turning into a restaurant district. The latest addition to the neighborhood is Jobu Ramen, a small and nimble noodle shop that opened on Monday.

Food event: Wednesday Originals

Dine Originals Columbus is ditching its biannual restaurant weeks for a monthly promotion designed to showcase the personality of each of its roughly 45 members. The promotion is called Wednesday Originals and will take place on the first Wednesday of every month, kicking off June 4.

Works of Georgia O'Keeffe's sister to be exhibited

DALLAS (AP) - Little-known works by the younger sister of famed artist Georgia O'Keeffe will take center stage at an exhibit that will debut at the Dallas Museum of Art in 2017 before going on tour.

Works of Georgia O'Keeffe's sister to be exhibited

DALLAS (AP) - Little-known works by the younger sister of famed artist Georgia O'Keeffe will take center stage at an exhibit that will debut at the Dallas Museum of Art in 2017 before going on tour.

Fan-fueled red carpets present security challenge

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Movie premieres are just like they look on TV: Throngs of fans competing with photographers and reporters for stars' attention. Cameras flash as beefy bodyguards escort couture-clad celebrities into the maelstrom.

Fan-fueled red carpets present security challenge

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Movie premieres are just like they look on TV: Throngs of fans competing with photographers and reporters for stars' attention. Cameras flash as beefy bodyguards escort couture-clad celebrities into the maelstrom.

Fast-rising design duo uses the big city as a muse

NEW YORK (AP) - At the recent Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum, the most glamorous night of the year in New York fashion, designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne were doing a little star-gazing.

Man who accosted Pitt has reputation for stunts

LOS ANGELES (AP) - He tried to kiss Will Smith in Moscow, attempted to steal Adele's spotlight at the Grammys, dove under America Ferrera's dress at Cannes and now, police say, accosted Brad Pitt on the red carpet of a Hollywood premiere.

Fast-rising design duo uses the big city as a muse

NEW YORK (AP) - At the recent Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum, the most glamorous night of the year in New York fashion, designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne were doing a little star-gazing.

Chez du Bon is out; Fin is in

Chez du Bon, the French bistro and bakery opened on High Street in November, is closing its doors. Come Monday, June 2, it will be replaced by seafood-heavy restaurant Fin.

Apple's Beats buy joins tech and street-wise style

NEW YORK (AP) - Beats Electronics' colorful, oversized headphones serve as a fashion accessory to cool kids riding the New York City subway, but as tech companies such as Apple, Samsung and others are discovering, wearable gadgets like smartwatches and Google Glass still have a long way to go to become trendy, must-have consumer items.

Maya Angelou, the nation's wise woman

Maya Angelou walked into a meeting of civil rights leaders discussing affirmative action back in the 1990s, looked around, and put them all in their place with a single, astute observation.

Outbreak Breakdown: Mumps and More

Columbus Public Health officials were just as surprised as the rest of the city when an outbreak of mumps hit Ohio State's campus. But this is hardly the first time the city has faced an outbreak.

Q&A with Jeni Britton Bauer

We caught up with Jeni Britton Bauer on the process behind crafting more than 100 recipes for her new cookbook and, most importantly, what dessert lovers can expect inside.

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, died Wednesday, her son said. She was 86.

Remembering Todd Hoffman, 1976-2014

You may never have met Todd Hoffman, but if you follow Columbus Monthly in print, on our website or via Facebook or Twitter, you've heard his voice and seen his ambition and hopes for this magazine.

University: Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.

We All Scream!

Ice cream, baked goodies and Jeni Britton Bauer? Sounds like three reasons to party.

Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon to be at Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Broadway and Hollywood stars will help add some glamour to this year's Tony Awards, with appearances expected by Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon, Clint Eastwood, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Will Ferrell and Liev Schreiber.

TV show seeks teen rebels

NEW YORK (AP) - A television producer is seeking teenagers as young as 13 who like to make their own rules and "party like a rock star" to participate in a reality television series about their lives.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cannes' fashion highs

CANNES, France (AP) - Cannes Film Festival is about so much more than just movies. It's also one of the biggest celebrity events in the world - pulling in stars ranging from Marion Cotillard to Nicole Kidman, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore for 12 days of red carpet photocalls. Here were the 67th annual festival's greatest fashion looks:

Cannes: 'White God' wins Un Certain Regard prize

CANNES, France (AP) - "White God," a film about a mixed-breed dog who must learn how to survive after a society declares mutts undesirable, won the "Un Certain Regard" prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday.

'World's ugliest woman' pursues anti-bullying film

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - In December 2013, she inspired millions with her TED Talk. Now Lizzie Velasquez, once called "the world's ugliest woman," hopes to reach an even-wider audience through an anti-bullying documentary about her story.

Three Sheets to replace T. Murray's

Brewery district restaurant T. Murray's has closed, but won't stay dormant for long. Dive bar concept Three Sheets is scheduled to open at 560 S. High St. within the next four to six weeks.

Woman seeks anti-bullying film about her plight

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - In December 2013, she inspired millions with her TED Talk. Now Lizzie Velasquez, once called "the world's ugliest woman," hopes to reach an even-wider audience through an anti-bullying documentary about her story.

Prosecutors charge 'Shield' actor with murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Prosecutors charged actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer in the hit TV series "The Shield," with murder on Thursday in the shooting death of his wife in their Los Angeles home.

Drink of the week: Bloody marys at Worthington Inn

A great bloody mary needs two things-a fresh tomato base to build on and great garnishes that could really be in a meal on their own. The latter is the reason why I am so enamored with the new customizable bloody mary bar at Worthington Inn.

Fly First Class at the Memorial

You don't have to be a VIP to experience the 39th annual Memorial Tournament like a pro-but you will have to hand over some cash.

Chicago Mayor Emanuel to appear on 'Tonight Show'

CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel is to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon, making good on his promise after the host came to Chicago in March and jumped into the icy Lake Michigan.

Fox News anchor arrested at Minnesota airport

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett was arrested at a Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport bar on Wednesday for refusing to cooperate with airport police who were called to the scene, an airport official said.

Foodie Film: Fed Up at Gateway

Released on May 9, the documentary "Fed Up" comes exclusively to Columbus via the Gateway Film Center this Friday, May 23 and runs through May 29.

Introducing Skin Perfect Studio

Skin Perfect Image Wellness Spa, a skin care and makeup spa created by Jaclyn Peresetsky, opened its second location at the beginning of May. Skin Perfect Studio, found on the corner of Kenny and Bethel Road near Upper Arlington, is a new concept that combines Skin Perfect's signature services with...

Nick announces nominees for sports awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Tennis star Serena Williams has the best chance to take home some hardware from Nickelodeon's first-ever Kids' Choice Sports awards show, due to be telecast live on July 17 from Los Angeles.

Fresh Look: Smokehouse Brewing Co.

Earlier this month, Barley's Smokehouse dropped the Barley's to avoid confusion with the Downtown brewpub to which it's no longer related. Now known as Smokehouse Brewing Co., with the new name comes a new menu.

Veteran actor tells police he shot and killed wife

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jace projected the image of a doting, hands-on father and husband to neighbors, but authorities are now trying to determine what prompted the veteran actor to tell police he shot and killed his wife while his young sons were in the home.

Tissues, counselors help ease pain at 9/11 museum

NEW YORK (AP) - There are prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing and photos of people falling from them. Portraits of nearly 3,000 victims and voice mail messages from people in hijacked planes.

Logo to honor gay rights leaders

NEW YORK (AP) - A television show planned for next month will honor pioneers in the gay rights movement, and the Logo television network is planning to make it an annual thing.

Investigation continues into death of actor's wife

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jace projected the image of a doting, hands-on father and husband to neighbors, but authorities are now trying to determine what prompted the veteran actor to shoot and kill his wife while his young sons were in the home.

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