Lost, but now found
by Mya Frazier
As children, Bol Aweng and Jok Dau survived lion attacks and death squads as they fled their village in Sudan. Today, the Ohio State students have built new lives. Their friendship is deep and abiding.
Photography by Ben French, Tim Johnson and Jeffry Konczal
Escape the concrete jungle by slipping away to these often overlooked peaceful places inside I-270.
by Susan Owens
The practice of mothers sharing their stories online continues to grow, with corporations taking notice. Here's one Columbus mommy blogger's inside look at this virtual parenting world.
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Elder care and retirement living
by Kristin Campbell
Tips on working with aging parents in deciding whether to stay in their homes or move into assisted living facilities-plus, a directory of Central Ohio senior communities.
Colleges & Universities
Profiles of schools of local interest.
All about our new website
Chihuly overexposure and sidewalk surfing on a Segway.
Andrea Cambern's birthday bash.
The CAPA Gala and the Cesida Cugini Benefit, among others.
Appearances by the Jonas Brothers, Jamie Foxx and the American Idol top 10 finalist, plus a few other things.
Kirk Herbstreit's mission
by Martin Rozenman
The ESPN broadcaster and former quarterback has big plans to turn Upper Arlington into a happening again.
Wooing the Millennials
by Rhonda Koulermos
Six talented young professionals explain what motivates them-and how Central Ohio businesses can keep them happy.
The Halo twins
by Jared Chaney
How Tom and Dan Ryan dropped out of Ohio University to make big money playing video games. Yes, big money playing video games.
Nightlife: After Dark
Meet a security guru at a popular downtown venue and more.
Deals on luxury cars and full-figured clothing.
A directory of professional and business services.
Adventures at the state fair
by Hope Madden
Montgomery Inn and Bel-Lago
Tomatoes are in season, meet a local server and more.
Guide to Dining Out
Columbus Monthly's top recommendations.
Martini Modern Italian
Columbus Monthly Homes: Guide to Remodeling
Columbus Monthly's renovation winners
by Sherry Beck Paprocki
Winners include two suburban kitchens, a Clintonville bathroom and an Italian Village living room.
A shaded garden
by Josie Rubio
A home's vintage landscape keeps many of its original components while its caretaker expands its colors and textures under towering trees.
Victorian Village's home and garden tour
by Teresa Woodard
The newly named Short North Tour of Homes, scheduled for Sept. 20, offers plenty of selection in architectural styles and renovation tips.
A hosta primer
by Teresa Woodard
The president of the Central Ohio Hosta Society gives tips and advice for creating gardens thick with this beloved perennial plant.
Ibiza adds diversity to Short North
by Lawrence Houck
Developers of this Short North building plan a residential mix for people of all ages and financial levels.
TIPS & TRENDS
Back-to-school apartment finds, late-summer garden tips, Kitchen Kapers, Columbus art and more.