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The Columbus Commons is nine acres of live, green space located in the heart of Downtown. Truly, it’s more than just green space, you’ll find all the colors of the rainbow with seasonal garden displays along with trees and grass and walking paths to explore it all. More information can be found at www.columbuscommons.org.

deNOVO Bistro Relocating Near Columbus Commons, Manifesto Closes

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega deNOVO Bistro Relocating Near Columbus Commons, Manifesto Closes

After sitting next to a construction site for over two years, and with two more years of construction lying ahead, deNOVO Bistro owner Yavonne Sarber decided it was time to move her business elsewhere. The move couldn’t be a better fit for the business, Sarber said. On top of escaping the seemingly endless construction, her […]

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A Conversation with Melissa Etheridge

Grant Walters Grant Walters A Conversation with Melissa Etheridge

The singer-songwriter responsible for some of the most memorable music of the past thirty years will perform with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, June 25

I was probably ten or eleven years old when I first started listening to Top 40 radio on a regular basis; the little cassette player in my bedroom was permanently tuned to Winnipeg’s Q94FM – a station to which I’d remain faithful until I moved away to go to college. Kids my age didn’t have […]

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Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Talks About New Music, Renewable Energy and The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Talks About New Music, Renewable Energy and The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

When I recently spoke with Amy Ray, one-half of the folk-rock duo, the Indigo Girls, I asked her if there was anything she wanted people to know about their upcoming performance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. “It’s a really fun night out,” she stated. “We have some people that come to shows that have never […]

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Summer Movies Under the Stars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Summer Movies Under the Stars

Memorial Day weekend has arrived, and brought along some hot weather. Summer means outdoor movies! Nightlight614 brings a new series to Genoa Park for those 21 and up. North Market has decided to end their drive-ins. Here’s what you can find playing this summer: May 28 – The Good Dinosaur at Columbus Commons June 3 […]

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Columbus Commons Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Randi Walle Randi Walle Columbus Commons Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Any Columbus-native older than the age of six remembers City Center Mall in Downtown Columbus, located between High Street and Third Street, which officially closed its doors in March of 2009. While the mall was crowded during its peak occupancy in the mid-nineties, by the early 2000s the mall began to decline in popularity. The mall […]

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Downtown Commission Likes Two25 Commons, Dislikes Elevated Walkway

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Commission Likes Two25 Commons, Dislikes Elevated Walkway

An updated version of the 12-story mixed-use Two25 project that was unveiled yesterday went in front of the Downtown Commission this morning. Overall, the individual commission members responded positively about the majority of the project’s details, with some discussion about material choices, color palettes and other architectural aesthetics. “It looks beautiful, but I have two […]

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Best Culinary Events in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Culinary Events in Columbus

There’s a lot of great festivals and events to be enjoyed year-round in Columbus, and many of the best ones are centered around food! From fine dining fundraisers to casual outdoor gatherings, there’s a little bit of everything for everyone. In 2015, our readers picked their favorite: the fifth-annual Food Truck Festival held at Columbus […]

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