A Clintonville house, Top Doctors and Les Wexner top the list of our most popular stories

If you have a few days to read during the holidays—or a slow period at work when you’re manning the office and no one else is around—consider perusing Columbus Monthly’s most sought after web hits of 2018.

The Mystery House of Clintonville This is far from a pristine feature home, but instead a story about the perplexing redesign of a Columbus house over a period of several years. Whether you love it or are disturbed by it, this compelling read both intrigues and fascinates.

2018 Top Doctors in Columbus and Central Ohio Whether you’re looking for a surgeon or the best in pediatric care, Columbus Monthly’s list of Top Docs should be bookmarked for easy use throughout the year. It’s no surprise this link is among our greatest hits.

Les Wexner Renounces Republican Party Affiliation Bright political minds continue to debate whether Wexner’s denouncement of the GOP will affect the coming 2020 presidential election. Certainly, the local billionaire’s fortune offers the pot of gold that at least a few Ohio-based potential presidential candidates see at the end of their fundraising rainbows. 

Icons: The Last Stand of York Steak House It’s steak, what can we say? With the Central Ohio restaurant scene forever changing, York Steak House is still a classic.

New Albany Classic ends its 20-year run Speaking of classics, it was a good run for a top-tier equestrian show. The Classic, which was founded in 1998 by Abigail Wexner and took place each year on the lawn at the Wexner home in New Albany, raised more than $32 million to support the Center for Family Safety and Healing. That made it the most productive fundraiser in the history of Grand Prix equestrian show jumping in the United States.

Vote Now: Columbus Monthly’s 2018 Best of Columbus Poll A proverbial favorite among our readers, this link will be refreshed early in 2019 when we start searching for the next round of Columbus Monthly’s Best of Columbus.

Best New Restaurants of 2017 Our reviewers scoured the city to find the best restaurants that opened in 2017. If you haven’t already, take a look—and then  prepare for Columbus Monthly’s next group of best new restaurants in the upcoming February issue.

Makeup Monday: More Makeup Revolution Dupes For lighter fare apparently a lot of our readers like to check out these make-up trends from Columbus Weddings.

Short Order: Ciao Cafe in Delaware What unfolds here is the story of a young family who relocates to Delaware after living in Italy for 13 years and opens a restaurant in one of the city’s vintage homes. By the time you finish reading, we suspect you’ll be heading north of Route 315.

The disappearance of Johnny Marzetti Speaking of pasta, our web readers can’t seem to get enough of the Johnny Marzetti story and its Columbus origins. Afterall, it is the season. Buon Appetito!