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The Skyview Drive-In theatre in Lancaster operates as a hallmark of Americana culture

The Skyview Drive-In theatre in Lancaster operates as a hallmark of Americana culture

At the Skyview Drive-In movie theatre, a bright white and seamless screen defiantly stands the test of time. The scent of fresh popcorn flows throughout the gravel parking lot as Elvis’ “Hound Dog” rocks through the air. Children run and play in the grass under […]

The Guernsey County Getaway You Can Feel Good About

The Guernsey County Getaway You Can Feel Good About

For John Nicolozakes, wine started out as a hobby. He is a man of many talents, after all. Not only does he own and manage Cambridge’s only trucking company, but he also acts in commercials and short films. This hobby, however, has transformed into a […]

Region’s last local record store continues tradition

Region’s last local record store continues tradition

On West Union Street in Athens sits an empty storefront that once served as a haven for vinyl collectors. The former shop, Haffa’s Records, closed in late September after nearly two decades of patronage. However, the region finds hope in the success of Chillicothe’s Apollo […]

Discover Benjamin Lundy and the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing

Discover Benjamin Lundy and the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing

Children’s books and old yoke worn by slaves during the Middle Passage can be found among other mementos of history inside a building on the corner of East High and Market streets in Flushing. “There are still thousands and thousands of stories to be told […]

Couple builds on recycled material

Couple builds on recycled material

Down a winding back road in Philo sits the home of Annie and Jay Warmke. But this isn’t an average house made of brick, siding or stone. The Warmke’s house is made of trash. The walls are filled with mud-packed tires and covered with a […]

Castle Inn Mystery Nights are spooky fun

Castle Inn Mystery Nights are spooky fun

The Castle Inn Bed and Breakfast in Circleville maintains a tall and imposing figure across the landscape. And on the last Friday of every month, it offers a role-playing event that Agatha Christie would likely approve of: a murder mystery.   On this particular evening, […]

Climb Athens Center Brings Bouldering to the Community

Climb Athens Center Brings Bouldering to the Community

Ted Welser pushes aside a vacuum plastic curtain and climbs a set of steep stairs that lead to the loft of his garage on the residential east side of Athens.  The plywood walls are barely visible under interlocking nobs and bits. Polyurethane climbing holds make […]

Zanesville’s Bryan Place designed for business

Zanesville’s Bryan Place designed for business

From the outside, Bryan Place in Zanesville looks like a large, old building. White columns and archways support its brick exterior and multitude of windows. But behind the black, iron fence and through the trees and flowers is a seemingly out-of-place sign that teases Sunday […]

The community value of Fun Barn and Movies 10

The community value of Fun Barn and Movies 10

  When you open the wide double doors of the Fun Barn and Movies 10 in Nelsonville, the use of the word “barn” begins to make sense the game kiosks are lined-up like horse stalls in a stable, straight back and side by side on […]

Portsmouth Students Cultivate Human Rights Garden

Portsmouth Students Cultivate Human Rights Garden

In today’s politically and socially charged environment, it can feel challenging to find positive outlets for children. However, Portsmouth City School students found inspiration in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They used their artful handiwork to instill themes of community, health and […]