World-class cuisine

by John Champlin and John Marshall

These food establishments are not only the best the city has to offer, but they also can compete at the highest level.

FEATURES

The roar over Cooper Stadium

by Steve Wartenberg

The empty ballpark is now the focus of the noisiest neighborhood battle in town.

Fave places

A photo essay of local landmarks.

FALL ARTS PREVIEW

Hot tickets

by Michele Lemmon

A new season brings big acts, from an unusual pairing of Shadowbox Live and BalletMet. Also, see our three Really Hot Tickets, including a mega-name performer, a Broadway play and an upcoming solo performance at the Lincoln Theatre.

A new look for CMA

by Kendra Hovey

A makeover of the nearly 80-year-old home of the Columbus Museum of Art.

Cartoon mecca

by Ben Zenitsky

A slew of exhibitions by big players in the world of comics, including a Pulitzer Prize winner.

HOMES/A special section

Features

Urban energy

Rhonda Koulermos

A Short North condominium reflects the industrial design of neighboring properties.

Host family

Sherry Beck Paprocki

A luxurious home in a rural setting is designed for parties and weekend guests.

Gilded again

Teresa Woodard

The new kitchen of the Sells home on Goodale Park evokes its circus past.

Style

Appliances

Amped up

Anastasia Paprocki

A new wave of kitchen and laundry gadgets adds functionality and fun to mundane chores.

Retail

Honey, who shrunk the trash?

Rhonda Koulermos

The owners of Generation Green focus on environmental consciousness.

Environment

Green products

Lawrence Houck

Learn what's new in environmentally friendly products.

Tips & Trends

Cabinet knobs, a Shawnee Hills resale shop, Renovation Hardware gets renovated, Top 25 real estate transactions and more.

COLUMNS

Culturewise: My problem with poetry slams

The spirit of poetry sucked dry.

by Jory Farr

Around town: In need of a good fence

Neighborly negligence.

by Molly Willow

Welcome to my world: My Puerto Rican hat: A love affair

How squirrels took down a wannabe Puerto Rican gangster.

by John Petric

SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION

Wealth management

by Kristin Campbell

Getting back to the basics will help you ride out the economic storm.

DEPARTMENTS

Letters

About our pets feature.

Upfront

Hammond and Rozenman.

City Journal

Germain Amphitheater today, checking in at the Grandview Theatre, Eating Seasonally and Wedding Album.

Insider

Liz Lessner on MSNBC.

Bargain Bits

Food and drinks at the Ohio Union.

Parties

Scenes from An Evening in New Albany.

Columbus Calendar

Business

AArrow Advertising's crew of "spinners" are turning street-level marketing on its ear in Columbus.

by Nicole Kraft

Happenings

A Worthington hotel was overtaken by Japanese animation fans.

by Aiesha Little

Nightlife: After Dark

The next Little Brothers?

Columbus Classified

Finale

He said, she said

by Ray Paprocki and Sherry Beck Paprocki

RESTAURANTS

Reviews

Knead Urban Diner and Bollywood Bistro

Dining Notes

A bargain lunch deal.

Guide to Dining Out

Fresh Look

Kikyo