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June
28

Cutler's Top Producers for May 2022

Top Producers - May 2022 - Cutler Real Estate

Since 1947, Cutler Real Estate has been helping people buy and sell homes around Ohio. But we recognize that a real estate company is only as good as its Realtors. It's why we strive to provide the support and business tools our Realtors need to achieve success. 

Each month we recognize those agents who have gone above and beyond to meet and exceed their goals. We congratulate the following Realtors and groups for providing the superior customer service people have come to expect from Cutler Real Estate. Join us in celebrating the top producers, production leaders, and listing leaders for May 2022.

Regions:

Northeast Ohio

Columbus & Central Ohio

Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Northeast Ohio

May 2022 Top Producers - Alliance, OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Canton, OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Carrollton, OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Fairlawn OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Greater Cleveland OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Green OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Malvern OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - North Canton OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - North Wooster OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Stow-Kent OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Wooster OH - Cutler Real Estate

Columbus & Central Ohio

May 2022 Top Producers - Buckeye Lake OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Clintonville-Beechwold OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Dublin OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - German Village OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Grove City OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Historic Dublin OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - New Albany OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Powell OH - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Short North OH - Cutler Real Estate

Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

May 2022 Top Producers - Florence KY - Cutler Real Estate

May 2022 Top Producers - Incline District OH - Cutler Real Estate

Ready To Help

If you're looking for an experienced real estate professional, we can help. Find out how Cutler Real Estate can assist you with buying or selling a home across Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Find a Realtor today.

May
6

Pamper Mom at These 9 Ohio Spas

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Mother's Day is fast approaching: it's time to start thinking about what you'll get your mom. Why not help her relax and get away from it all by taking her for a day at the spa?

There are countless luxury spas with excellent reputations scattered around Columbus, Cincinnati, and Northeast Ohio. Check out the ones listed below and see if any of them are the right choice for your mom's special day.

PENZONE Salons + Spa

2260 W. Henderson Rd., Columbus, OH 43220

With three locations in Columbus and several more in other parts of Ohio, PENZONE has built a reputation for excellence in its local community. The spa offers massages ranging from light contact to deep tissue treatments and even a foot massage. Luxury facials are also available. 

For beauty treatments, your mom can choose from body hair removal, lashes and brow sculpting, full makeup applications, and hairstyling. The spa also offers packages called "experiences" that you can purchase if you want to make your mom's trip into a full-day event.

Paloma

1197 W. 5th Ave., Columbus, OH 43212

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Paloma is a top-ranked luxury spa in Columbus, offering a subdued yet sumptuous experience your mom will love. The spa is well-known for its special massages, including The Paloma (an adapted Swedish massage that uses long stroked of light to medium pressure to produce a relaxing effect) and The Power (a deep pressure massage focused on the knots in your muscles). Their infrared sauna helps guests sweat out toxins without the discomfort of steam. 

Paloma also offers custom spa journeys for guests who want to try out a few different services in one day. These packages are the perfect gift to show your mom how much you love her. 

Lacquer Gallery HAIR + NAILS

448 W. 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH 43201

Does your mom like to stray from the beaten path? She'll love The Lacquer Gallery. This Columbus salon and spa is known for its avant-garde style and rebellious approach. 

In addition to hairstyling and nail manicuring services, this spa offers a selection of luxury facials, massages, and other spa experiences. Some of the most popular include the Migraine Miracle Massage and Crystal Healing Massage. Their Luxe Body Polish treatment provides potent skin rejuvenation that will have your mom feeling vibrant from head to toe. They also offer additional treatment facials, scrubs, and cosmetic treatments like eyelash extensions, tinting, and waxing.

Charles Scott Salons and Spas

19025 Old Lake Rd., Rocky River, OH 44116

Does your mom have trouble disconnecting from her devices? Charles Scott Salons and Spas are phone-free spaces where patrons are encouraged to leave the outside world behind. 

This spa is all about taking the time you need to really decompress. They offer spa packages that last much longer than your typical treatment, starting at 2 hours and a half hours in length and going up to 6 and a half hours. These packages include facials, massages, manicures, makeup application, and more. They also offer a variety of specialty treatments, including hydrafacials, spray tans, and face and body waxing.

A White Pond Paradise Salon and Day Spa

566 White Pond Dr., Suite D, Akron, OH 44320

A White Pond Paradise Salon and Day Spa has been operating in Akron for over 20 years and has won several awards for its excellent service. Customers can enjoy massages, facials, and manicure and pedicure treatments in a tranquil and relaxing setting. 

If your mom is interested in switching up her style, you could also get her an appointment at their salon for a professional cut and color after her spa treatments. The salon's talented stylists are sure to help her find a new look she'll love.  

The Spa at Yellow Creek

3636 Yellow Creek Rd., Akron, OH  44333

Located inside a beautiful building that once served as a local church, The Spa at Yellow Creek's serene environment sets the stage perfectly for a day of rest and relaxation. Some of the services offered here include massages, facials, dermaplaning, and CBD treatments. Their Signature Yellow Creek Massage combines traditional Swedish massage techniques with temperature therapy, while their Tranquility Escape Sleep Massage is gentle, soothing, and intended to promote rejuvenation through rest. 

The staff has also created ritual treatments with multiple steps designed to help your whole body relax. These treatments take a little longer than your standard massage or facial, giving your mom more time to enjoy her outing. 

Face It Spa

229 W. 9th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

As the name suggests, the Face It Spa is all about luxury face treatments that relax, hydrate, and rejuvenate your skin. Your mom can choose from facials, peels, masks, and microdermabrasion treatments to improve her skin's color, smoothness, and elasticity. 

If she enjoys her time here, you can also purchase some of the luxury beauty products used by the staff. These masks, creams, and other facial treatments from PCA Skin and DMK Skincare are perfect for replicating the spa experience in the comfort of home.

The Spa at 21c

609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

The Spa at 21c is located inside the 21c Hotel in downtown Cincinnati. At this luxury spa, your mom can enjoy Swedish and Himalayan salt stone massages, peels, and facials. The spa even offers treatments using the SWiCH dermal rejuvenation system, an advanced anti-aging device that triggers the skin's natural healing response without damaging it. 

Most treatments last about an hour, and treatment enhancements like The Wrinkle Reducer and The Eye Lift can be added to facial treatments to target specific areas for an additional boost. The Spa at 21c is currently closed Monday through Wednesday, and certain treatments are only offered on specific days, so be sure to call ahead or check their online menu to see what is available on the day you plan to take your mom out. 

Inner Peace Organic Spa

811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

The Inner Peace Organic Spa is well-named: Its calm atmosphere is perfect for soothing stressed nerves. Some of the services guests can enjoy include foot baths, sauna sessions, and Shirodhara oil treatments. All of the products used are made from the finest organic, natural ingredients for gentle yet effective results. 

The spa also offers alternative services like hypnosis, spirit card readings, and chakra balancing to complete the experience. Your mom is sure to walk away from this spa relaxed, refreshed, and brimming with life. 

Dream Spa Day

Which of these enchanting establishments will you be sending your mom to this Mother's Day?

January
7

Ohio History 101: Visit These 9 Places Steeped in the Past

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With signs of habitation dating back to 13,000 BC, Ohio has a rich and colorful past. No matter what you learned in history books, it can't compare to seeing it with your own eyes. Whether it's a castle in Northeast Ohio, a covered bridge near Columbus, or a library in Cincinnati, a visit to these incredible sites will give you a new appreciation of our state.

Squire's Castle

North Chagrin Reservation, 2844 River Rd., Willoughby Hills, OH 44094

If you're fascinated by the fictional royalty of Game of Thrones or real-life royalty of Queen Elizabeth and her family, don't miss Squire's Castle. Located at North Chagrin Reservation, Squire's Castle was built in the 1890s and patterned after German and English baronial castles. The gatehouse also serves as the trailhead for one of the North Chagrin's more scenic routes, and there's an adjacent picnic area that includes grills and seating. North Chagrin Reservation is open daily from 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Maltz Performing Arts Center

Case Western Reserve University, 1855 Ansel Rd., Cleveland, OH 44106

The design and backstory of Maltz Performing Arts Center are as compelling as the events that take place inside it. Founded in 1850 as a temple for the local Reform Jewish congregation, the building has a unique heptagonal shape to fit the lot's odd configuration while approximating a circle, symbolizing unity. Thanks to the creative architecture and stunning interior, the building was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. A partnership between the Temple and Case Western Reserve University led to the creation of the Performing Arts Center, which hosts a number of concerts, lectures, and other cultural activities.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

714 N. Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303

While many historical buildings bear the name of their original residents, that's not the case with Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. "Stan Hywet" is actually an Old English term that translates to "stone quarry," which is a nod to the property's most prominent natural feature. The estate served as the home for the family of F.A. Seiberling, co-founder of Goodyear Tire and Rubber, but they also generously opened their doors to the public for frequent community events. Hours are 10 a.m. - dusk Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $15 for adults and $6 for ages 6-17.

Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43203

Natural and man-made history combine to spectacular effect at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The 13-acre facility, located just two miles from downtown Columbus, is anchored by the John D. Wolfe Palm House. This glass greenhouse, which dates back to 1895, features 43 species of palms, including fiddle-leaf figs that were part of the original plantings. Seasonal and visiting exhibitions supplement the lush gardens and botanical biomes on permanent display. Franklin Park Conservatory is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults and $12 for ages 3-12.

Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

145 E. Main St., Lancaster, OH 43130

Do you think of art as something that requires specialized skill or talent? The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio has a mission to awaken the creative spirit in everyone. Programming includes themed exhibits, classes, workshops, and lectures aimed at making art accessible to all. Welcome the new year with the upcoming exhibit, "Hindsight: The Art of Looking Back," which is particularly appropriate for exploring the past. "Classrooms" are located in the Reese-Peters House, a Federal/Greek Revival-style home built in 1835 and widely acclaimed as the finest house in Lancaster. Hours are 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 1 - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

Mink Hollow Covered Bridge

Arney Run Park, 2340 Meister Rd. SW, Lancaster, OH 43130

Covered bridges, once a common sight around the countryside, have become rare but treasured relics of the past. Only about one in 10 have survived to the present day, with Mink Hollow Covered Bridge being one of the more picturesque structures. At a length of 54 feet, this charming "house bridge" boasts the longest official name of any bridge in the country: Mink Hollow over Arney Run in Oil Mill Hollow near the Borcher's Mill Covered Bridge. Dog-friendly Arney Run Park is also a great spot for hiking, photography, bird-watching, and picnicking. Park hours are dawn till dusk, 365 days a year. 

National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting

8070 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, OH 45069

Before social media and television, news and entertainment were transmitted across radio waves. The National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting highlights the development and impact of radio technology, both locally and globally. Cincinnati native Powel Crosley Jr., once dubbed "the Henry Ford of radio," was the driving force behind the Bethany Relay Station, which broadcasted from the building that now houses the museum. Other attractions include displays of early wireless transmitters and a fully-equipped ham station where you can observe the workings of shortwave radio. The museum is open weekends from 1 - 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for everyone aged 16 and older. 

The Mercantile Library

414 Walnut St. #1100, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Established in 1835, the Mercantile Library is one of only about two dozen membership libraries that still exist in the country. Spread across the 11th and 12th floors of the building, the library holds more than 80,000 volumes on subjects ranging from contemporary fiction and poetry to travel and history. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Salman Rushdie, and Julia Child are just a few of the exciting guest lecturers who have appeared at the Mercantile. Hours are 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday.

Carillon Historical Park

1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409

Kitty Hawk may be the site of their first flights, but the dreams of the Wright Brothers first took hold in their hometown of Dayton. Carillon Historical Park shines a light on the Wright Brothers and other regional pioneers of transportation and industry. The 65-acre open-air museum includes displays such as the Wright Brothers National Museum, Great 1913 Flood Exhibit, and Heritage Center of Dayton Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship. Carillon Historical Park is open 9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon - 9 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for ages 3-17.

Yesterday Is History, Tomorrow Is a Mystery

What site in Ohio is associated with a significant memory from your own past?

October
19

Cutler's Top Producers for September 2021

Top Producers - September 2021 - Cutler Real Estate

Each month, our agents go above and beyond to help clients throughout Northeast Ohio, Columbus & Central Ohio, and Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky reach their real estate goals. Cutler Realtors use industry-leading tools and superior business support to make buying and selling homes a reality for so many, and that's something to celebrate!

We applaud our Realtors and recognize them for their outstanding customer service and dedication to exceeding client expectations. Join us in congratulating the top producers, production leaders, and listing leaders for September 2021.

Regions:

Northeast Ohio

Columbus & Central Ohio

Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Northeast Ohio

September 2021 Top Producers - Alliance, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - canton, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Carrollton, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Fairlawn, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Greater Cleveland, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Green, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Malvern, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - North Canton, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - North Wooster, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Stow Kent, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Wooster, OH - Cutler Real Estate


Columbus & Central Ohio

September 2021 Top Producers - Clintonville Beechwold, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Dublin, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - German Village, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Grove City, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Historic Dublin, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - New Albany, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Powell, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Short North, OH - Cutler Real Estate

Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

September 2021 Top Producers - Florence, KY - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Hyde Park, OH - Cutler Real Estate

September 2021 Top Producers - Incline District, OH - Cutler Real Estate

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Our agents in Northeast Ohio, Columbus, and Cincinnati are here to help! Learn how Cutler Real Estate can assist you in buying or selling homes across Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Find a Realtor today.

April
7

9 Places for a Round of Golf Around Ohio

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No matter which corner of Ohio you call home, you're likely to have a great public golf course located close to your front door. Ohio has a long tradition of outstanding golf, with a variety of PGA Tour events happening in the state every year and several inviting courses for golfers of all experience levels. Best of all, you won't need a membership to play at some of the most enjoyable public courses in Columbus, Cincinnati, Northeast Ohio, and beyond. With golf season around the corner, now is the perfect time to find your new favorite course with our list of nine of the best public golf courses around Ohio.

Northeast Ohio

The Quarry Golf Club & Venue

5650 Quarry Lake Dr., Canton, OH 44730

Start your tour of Northeast Ohio golf courses with a trip to The Quarry Golf Club & Venue, which was built on a historic quarry and features some of the most stunning scenery that you'll find on any golf course in Ohio. With towering cliffs, large water features, tree-lined fairways, and scenic streams winding throughout the course, you're sure to love the views from the tee box. The 18-hole layout here is challenging but accessible, with unique course design thanks to the quarry setting. You will also find a full pro shop, an inviting clubhouse, and a great place to grab a bite after your round at the Granite Grille.

Turkeyfoot Lake Golf Links

294 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd., Akron, OH 44319

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Established in 1925, Turkeyfoot Lake Golf Links has been providing an outstanding golf experience to Akron residents for nearly a century, with a 27-hole layout that will appeal to golfer of all experience levels. This is a great place to play if you're new to the game, with multiple PGA Golf Professionals available for lessons every day. Enjoy a quick 9 holes, play a full 18, or make it a marathon and play all 27 holes. The course includes challenging water features, tight, tree-lined fairways, and well-manicured greens. 

Shale Creek Golf Club

5420 Wolff Rd., Medina, OH 44256

With a 4.5 star rating from Golf Advisor and a reputation for excellence, Shale Creek Golf Club is a public course with all of the trappings of a private club. The 18-hole course, surrounded by woods and water features, is as scenic as it is challenging. There's great dining on-site for unwinding after your round, whether you're playing in a league or hitting the links with a few friends. Thinking of starting your own golf league? Shale Creek Golf Club can help, with league slots available on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons.

Columbus

Wilson Road Golf Course

1900 N. Wilson Rd., Columbus, OH 43228

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In the mood for a golf outing, but don't have time to play a full 18 holes? Wilson Road Golf Course has you covered, with a 9-hole, executive golf course that's perfect for a round after work or on a weekend morning. It's a great place to visit if you're new to the game or want to teach your kids how to play golf. There are also leagues for all ages – kids included – where you can enjoy great golf and make some new friends in the process.

Champions Golf Course

3900 Westerville Rd., Columbus, OH 43224

Champions Golf Course is a long-time Columbus favorite and is part of an excellent collection of courses maintained by the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. The course was designed by famed golf course architect Robert Trent Jones and is known as one of the most challenging public golf courses in the area. Stop at the driving range before your round to sharpen your skills, and grab some new gear from the pro shop. Champions Golf Course also has an expansive new 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, which includes a grill room and banquet space.

Turnberry Golf Course

1145 Clubhouse Ln., Pickerington, OH 43147

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Named after one of the most famous, historic golf courses in Europe, Turnberry Golf Course provides an exciting, links-style layout that you won't have to travel across the Atlantic to enjoy. This 18-hole course is filled with rolling hills, high fescue grass in the rough, large fairways, and tight greens that reward excellent approach shots. While it's quite a challenging course to play from the back tees, there are five different tees that make the course enjoyable and approachable even if you're brand new to the game.

Cincinnati

Blue Ash Golf Course

4040 Cooper Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241

Blue Ash Golf Course is one of best public golf courses in Cincinnati and has been rated as one of the top 75 municipal golf courses in the country by Golf Digest. If you're looking for a challenge, then you're sure to find it at this championship-style layout. The course is always beautifully maintained, and is open year-round weather permitting. After your round, stop by the Sandtrap Grill for some delicious seafood, steaks, and all of your favorite drinks.

Beech Creek Golf Course

1831 Hudepohl Ln., Cincinnati, OH 45231

Searching for a local golf course that the whole family can enjoy? Beech Creek Golf Course features an 18-hole layout that's perfect for introducing kids and new players to golf in a fun yet challenging setting. Play the full 18 holes including the more challenging front 9, or simply play the back 9 for a quick round with the family. The pro shop is the perfect place to stock up on supplies before you enjoy a round of golf, while the bar & grill has everything you need to recharge while discussing your latest round with your group.

Glenview Golf Course

10965 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45246

When you're in the mood for a long, enjoyable round of golf, be sure to check out the 27-hole Glenview Golf Course, where you can pick your favorite 18 holes to play from three unique 9-hole layouts. It's also a great place to work on your game, with expansive practice facilities and expert instruction available. Glenview Golf Club offers extensive junior golf programs where kids of all ages can learn about and fall in love with the game.

Fore!

Ohio golf courses are the perfect places to stretch your legs and enjoy some outdoor fun throughout the spring, summer, and fall this year. With so many outstanding courses to choose from, your Ohio golf journey is only just beginning.

August
13

18 "World's Largest Things" in Ohio That Should Be On Your Bucket List

When it comes to world records, Ohio is an old pro. Our incredible state is full of famous record holders—including many of the "World's Largest Things". We have everything from the world's largest cornfield to the biggest set of drumsticks, each with their own interesting story.

We rounded up some of our favorite unique "Biggest Things" in Ohio. Whether you're looking for quirky stops to put on your next road trip or want to learn more about our state's wacky side, you'll find something that'll pique your interest!

Click the city link accompanying each destination to see its location and photos taken by curious visitors.

The World's Largest Stamp | Cleveland

 
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This Cleveland landmark, which was originally commissioned by Standard Oil of Ohio (now Amoco), stands 28 feet tall and 48 feet long. The massive sculpture has the word "Free" written across the bottom to commemorate the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, which honors soldiers from the Civil War and freedom from slavery. Today, you can find it in Willard Park in Downtown Cleveland!

 

The World's Largest Corn Field | Dublin

 
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The Field of Giant Cobs, or "Cornhenge", is located in Dublin, Ohio and features 109, people-sized ears of concrete corn in an eclectic art display. The installation was created as a salute to Sam Frantz, former Dublin farmer, who worked on developing hybrid corn seeds with Ohio State University from 1935 to 1963 on the very land where the large sculptures now reside.

 

The World's Largest Washboard | Logan

 
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You can find the world's largest washboard hanging on the side of the Columbus Washboard Company building in Logan. If you can, we recommend taking a tour of the factory, where you can watch them make washboards and other antique equipment. And that giant washboard isn't the only thing Logan is known for; they also host the annual Washboard Fest. At "Ohio's Most Unique Festival" clothes are hung out across the street in lieu of banners, you can listen to local artists perform, enjoy tasty treats from food vendors and participate in the parade!  

The World's Largest Can of Tomato Soup | Napoleon

 
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On the outskirts of Napoleon, at the side of the Campbell's Soup plant, you'll find an enormous soup can adorned with a traditional Campbell's label. There's a small gravel spot where you can pull over, take a photo and, according to visitors, actually enjoy the smell of soup wafting through the air!

 

The World's Largest Outdoor Chandelier | Cleveland

 
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Cleveland's Playhouse Square is the largest theater district in the country outside of New York City's Lincoln Center, hosting thousands of fantastic shows and performances each year. But the dazzling events aren't the only thing huge about this neighborhood—it also happens to be home to the world's largest outdoor chandelier. The already iconic fixture was installed in 2014 and holds over 4,200 acrylic crystals.  

The World's Largest Gavel | Columbus

 
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This massive hammer of justice is located in front of the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus. The 30-foot long gavel was created by artist Andrew Scott in 2008 to honor the Ohio Supreme Court and is settled on top of a large reflecting pool.  

The World's Largest Troll Collection | Alliance

 
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Trolls are all the rage right now and there's no better place to be a troll enthusiast than the Troll Hole Museum. This Alliance treasure boasts more than 20,000 troll items—including a Guinness World Record troll collection. Here, you can learn everything about trolls, from ancient mythology to the modern dolls in pop culture that we have grown to know and love.

 

The World's Largest Basket | Newark

 
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The city of Newark is home to a lot of baskets thanks to Longaberger Basket Company, which unfortunately went out of business in 2018. The world's largest basket, a seven-story structure that was created to replicate Longaberger's popular Medium Market Basket, was used to house the company's headquarters. You can still drive by the iconic building along with several of its sisters—including the world's largest apple basket and the house-sized picnic basket in nearby Dresden.  

The World's Largest Ping Pong Paddle | Columbus

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The world record for the largest ping pong paddle is held by Pins Mechanical Company in Columbus. The 12-foot long behemoth is located next to one of the ping pong tables in this eclectic arcade-bar. Along with ping pong, Pins Mechanical also offers plenty of pinball machines, duckpin bowling, outdoor Jenga, and, of course, a great selection of food and drinks.

 

The World's Largest Claw Machine | Dayton

 
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Pin Mechanical isn't the only bar in Ohio to have its own world record—Proto Build Bar in Dayton lays claim to the world's largest claw machine. This unique establishment is part 3D printing lab, part electronic maker space and part café. You can play the massive claw machine, design your own model at one of the many 3D printers around the space, or just sit with a cup of warm espresso while you watch others create!  

The World's Largest Geode | Put-in-Bay

 
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The largest geode in the world is a cave located in Put-in-Bay, 40 feet underneath Heineman's Winery. The winery discovered the cave, aptly named "Crystal Cave", when workers were attempting to dig a well on their property in 1897. Thanks to the cave, which is full of massive crystals that reach up to 18 inches long, the family-run winery was saved from demise during Prohibition. You can visit it today to see the incredible crystals (and to do some wine tasting) seven days a week, May through September.

 

The World's Largest Loaf of Bread | Urbana

 
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The world's largest loaf of bread is located in Urbana. While it's not edible, it's still definitely worth a trip. The structure was constructed out of fiberglass and steel and can be found near the loading dock of the Bundy Baking Museum and Factory. The age and origin of the loaf are unknown and because it's pretty hard to find, it has become something of an urban (or should we say Urbana?) legend to locals.  

The World's Largest Drumsticks | Warren

 
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Unbeknownst to many, David Grohl, the former drummer for Nirvana and the frontman for the Foo Fighters, was born in Warren, Ohio. While he isn't a lifelong resident, he did call the small town home for a while when he was a child. Former local police officer, Joe O'Grady wanted to encourage the young people in the community of Warren with the success story of David Grohl. He accomplished this by cleaning up a decrepit alley and giving local artists a place to showcase their work. The area became known as "David Grohl Alley" and features sculptures and murals dedicated to Grohl created by local artists—including the world's largest drumsticks, each of which weighs close to 900 pounds.  

The World's Largest Horse and Buggy | Greenwich

 
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It's no secret that we adore Ohio's Amish country. There are so many delicious farm-to-table restaurants, hospitable inns and interesting things to see—including the world's largest horse and buggy! This quirky art installment is made completely out of 2x4s and is a total of 32 feet long and 14 feet tall. The sculpture is located in front of an Amish-style bulk grocery store, Beyond Measure Market.  

The World's Largest Pumpkin Water Tower | Circleville

 
 
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We can't think of a better place for a massive pumpkin water tower than in Circleville, a city famous for its annual pumpkin festival. The Circleville Pumpkin Show is always completely free to attend and features a giant pumpkin weigh-in, a pumpkin pie auction, several parades, a Little Miss Pumpkin Show, fantastic live music, delicious fair food and so much more.  

The World's Largest Matchstick | Wadsworth

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The world's largest matchstick is erected one week a year, with a flaming torch head, as part of Wadsworth, Ohio's annual Blue Tip Festival. The festival was created to celebrate the town's former top employer: the Ohio Match Company. The company helped move Wadsworth from a coal mining town to an industrial community, opening up a factory in the area to make their famous "Ohio Blue Tip" strike-anywhere matches. While the corporation closed in the 1980s, the festival lives on, with the 17-foot-tall match being ceremoniously lit during the annual Blue Tip Parade.

 

The World's Largest Cuckoo Clock | Sugarcreek

 
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The 11 Best Columbus Sports Bars to Cheer on the Buckeyes

Football season is officially underway! If anyone knows how to experience football season to the fullest, it's Ohio State fans. While there's nothing quite like seeing the game in front of your eyes at the Shoe, there's something exciting about cheering on the Buckeyes during away games with fellow fans — and plenty of beer and bar bites to go around. From suburban sports bars to lively pubs nestled in the heart of the city, there are so many places to watch the game. Be a part of the excitement and camaraderie by cheering on the Buckeyes at these exceptional sports bars in Columbus.  

King Avenue Five

Location: 945 King Avenue Located just south of the Ohio State campus, King Avenue Five is a popular destination for lunch, dinner or drinks, including 10 beers on tap. The setup is designed for the ultimate sports experience, including six HDTV projection screens and 22 high-def flat screens around the bar!  

Old Skool

Location: 2941 North High Street It's always a party at Old Skool, a vibrant bar just north of the University District. The industrial interior features plenty of high-res TVs and garage doors opening to a covered outdoor patio. All season long, enjoy drink specials, including $3 drafts and $2 sliders on Saturdays and $4 Great Lakes Brewing Company Pils and $2 sliders on Sundays.  

Olivers

Location: 26 North High Street Olivers Columbus, OH

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Nestled in the heart of downtown, Olivers is a hip industrial eatery with an exceptional menu and a full bar. This central hotspot is known for their live blues shows every Friday and Saturday night and weekday happy hour from 3–7 p.m. With its full bar and delicious pub grub, Olivers is a great place to be during Buckeyes games.  

Eddie George's Grille 27

Location: 775 Yard Street This modern restaurant was founded by the Heisman Trophy-winning Ohio State football star Eddie George, so it is naturally an exceptional place to watch the Buckeyes. The award-winning menu and beverage program completes the experience at this hotspot not far from the South Campus Gateway.  

Three-Legged Mare

Location: 401 North Front Street #150 This Irish-American tavern always has something going on — including live music, darts, pub trivia, rugby, soccer and just about any sporting event. With over 15 televisions and two giant projection screens, you won't miss a single play of the Buckeyes game at Three-Legged Mare!  

Short North Pint House

Location: 780 North High Street Short North Pint House Columbus, OH

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This trendy and vibrant pint house is situated in the heart of the action in the Short North Arts District. The modern industrial interior (with an open roof!) provides the ideal environment for a relaxed brunch or an exciting Buckeyes game. Short North Pint House offers tasty bar bites and an impressive selection of craft beers.  

Coaches Bar & Grill

Location: 1480 Bethel Road Coaches is the place to be during any major sporting event, especially Buckeyes games. This neighborhood hotspot has over 50 TVs, good pub food and a spacious patio. Coaches offers a number of specials throughout the week, including $4 long islands, $5 craft beers, $3 Fireball shots and more.  

Out-R-Inn

Location: 20 Frambes Avenue Out-R-Inn is undeniably one of the most beloved bars for Ohio State fans. In fact, this mainstay has been voted one of the college bars in the country for its pre-game festivities and abundance of drink specials. The distinguishing factor of Out-R-Inn is its unbeatable atmosphere and energy, which keeps patrons (and alumni!) coming back again and again. When the weather is nice, relax on the spacious outdoor patio with picnic tables, TVs and cornhole, or retreat inside to play pool and darts when the weather cools. During big games in the fall and winter, the patio will often be open and equipped with space heaters.    

Varsity Club

Location: 278 West Lane Avenue Varsity Club Columbus, OH

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Located just steps from the Horseshoe, the Varsity Club is a staple for Ohio State fans. This old school pub dates back to 1959 and still offers one of the best game day atmospheres for fans, plus one of the largest tailgate parties in the city. The cozy, wood-clad interior is accompanied by a large outdoor space in the back, where all the tailgating fun takes place!  

Chumley's

Location: 1516 North High Street Chumley's is another popular destination for Ohio State students for its proximity to campus, abundance of drink specials and lively atmosphere. This relatively new addition to the local sports bar scene has plenty of room to roam and large high-res TV screens in every direction. On game day, Chumley's will typically open early in the morning (sometimes as early as 7 a.m.!) for the ultimate pre-game experience.  

The Little Bar

Location: 2195 North High Street The Little Bar is another favorite amongst Ohio State students, but on game day, you'll find a mix of all ages. As can be implied from the name, the inside of The Little Bar is pretty small, but there is a spacious outdoor area with a giant projector playing the game. Plus, you'll find 16 flat-screen TVs throughout The Little Bar, which means you won't miss a play! Don't miss Tiny Gate, considered one of the best tailgate parties in the city.  

Go Buckeyes!

Where are you watching the big game? We'd love to know your favorite local sports bar! Let us know in the comments below.

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