Located in Westerville, My Very Own Blanket is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children in foster care throughout Ohio. Volunteers construct and deliver hand-made blankets (made from donated and scrap materials) to children in the foster-care system.
Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock’s attempt to draw all of the buildings in the Big Apple began as a way to cope with his move from Australia to New York City. As a child, he used whimsical drawings as a way to communicate.
So he decided to continue his creative practice to capture the architecture of his adopted home city and has never looked back.
This week marks the 205th birthday of Edgar Allan Poe. The exhibition “Terror of the Soul” at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City brings together more than 100 items related to his poetry, fiction and literary criticism.
Co-curator Declan Kiely speaks about the author’s writing process and the influence of his tales and poems, which have frightened and thrilled readers for more than 150 years.
The clip-on tie is a 20th-century invention and considered a more contemporary descendant of the traditional necktie. Gayle Strege shares a curious fashion discovery found in the Historic Costume and Textiles Collection at The Ohio State University that demonstrates why this menswear accessory might have been around much longer than we thought. One clip-on tie [...]
Tea is a common beverage seen in the parlors of Downton Abbey.
In this segment, we visit Petali Teas, a Central Ohio company specializing in boutique-style teas. Founder Joy Wujek plays the role of tea concierge and walks us through several different types of teas, how they are selected and processed, and why people still love tea so much.