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Too Cute Nora!

Too Cute Nora!

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium‘s Nora is just too cute for words! WATCH VIDEO The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that…

Development Project Updated to Preserve Historic High Street Buildings

The controversial “View on Pavey Square” development planned for a stretch of High Street just north of Ohio State will soon be getting a major…

First Look: The Glenn Avenue Soap Company Retail Shop

Local soapmaker Glenn Avenue Soap Company is hosting a grand-opening of their new retail facility on Sunday at 1166 West Fifth Avenue in the Fifth by…

Eat Right: Romantic Spots to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Eat Right: Romantic Spots to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year, which provides a full weekend of opportunities…

Parklet Project Coming to Gay Street This Summer

Parklet Project Coming to Gay Street This Summer

The Downtown Parklet Project is relocating this year, moving from South Fourth Street to Gay…

Borror Properties Planning New Old North / Clintonville Development

Borror Properties Planning New Old North / Clintonville Development

While Patrick J’s has officially closed as of this past weekend, the property won’t be sitting…

Construction Update: Downtown

Construction Update: Downtown

If you’ve spent any amount of time in Downtown Columbus in the past decade, then…

Food News & Reviews View all

The List: 7 Local Places to Get Your Burrito Fix

The List: 7 Local Places to Get Your Burrito Fix

Monday, February 8 will go down in history as a dark day for burrito people, especially the Chipotle ones. They may…

Hungry Soul Cafe is Closing Downtown

Hungry Soul Cafe is Closing Downtown

After just over three years of operation, the Hungry Soul Cafe will be closing their doors at 30 South Young Street following…

Katalina’s Planning to Open Second Restaurant

Katalina’s Planning to Open Second Restaurant

If you enjoy the food at Katalina’s in Harrison West, but aren’t a fan of long lines and tight dining quarters,…

Best Bites Preview: Bacon Peanut Brittle, Cream Puffs, Coffee & More

Best Bites Preview: Bacon Peanut Brittle, Cream Puffs, Coffee & More

The second annual Best Bites: Sweet Treats event is only a few days away, and tickets are over 80% sold out!…

Community Grounds Plans to Open Parsons Avenue Cafe This Spring

Community Grounds Plans to Open Parsons Avenue Cafe This Spring

The project has taken a bit longer than expected, but Parsons Avenue on the South Side will finally gain a new…

Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen Opening Next Week

Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen Opening Next Week

After much delay, the long-awaited Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen will make its debut in Italian Village next Thursday, February 11th. When the concept was first announced nearly a year…

Best Bites Preview: Tortes, Cakes, Lemon Bars, Creole Brownies & Florentines

Best Bites Preview: Tortes, Cakes, Lemon Bars, Creole Brownies & Florentines

We’re only one week away from this year’s Best Bites: Sweet Treats event, and tickets are 75 percent sold out! If you plan to attend, make sure you have your…

Cafe Bella Closes Doors After 20 Years in Business

Cafe Bella Closes Doors After 20 Years in Business

Old North restaurant Cafe Bella announced today that they have officially closed their doors for good. Located at 2593 North High Street, the restaurant has served customers for the past…

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Upcoming Events View all

Feb
13
Short North Parents Meet-Up

Saturday 2/13/2016 @ 9:00 am

Feb
16
David Cross: Making America Great Again!

Tuesday 2/16/2016 @ 8:00 pm

Feb
20
Hocking Hills Comfort Food Cruise

Saturday 2/20/2016 @ 12:00 am

SPREAD THE WORD! Meet parents and kids from the neighborhood. Very casual way to introduce you and your family to others. Plan playdates, exchange emails or just chat! If you've never been to The Market, they have regular brunch items for adults, kids eat for free during brunch (

It's tradition now! For the 5th  straight year, OGP makes your Valentine's Day more romantic, funnier, and boozier with a collection of 5 short new plays all set at the St. James Tavern. Showtime: 8 p.m. Sunday February 14, doors open at 7 Tickets: Free, but the bee

David Cross: Making America Great Again!  

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering leader in American dance, will present a lecture at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Barnett Theatre, Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St. on Ohio State’s campus. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Dance, Barnett Center for Arts and Enterpri

This weekend and on Feb. 20, hot comfort food offers an unusual yet ideal way for travelers to experience one of the Midwest's most popular scenic destinations. With a culinary scene as varied as the Hocking Hills’ topography, its comfort food grabs attention as winter traveler