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Columbus Commons

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.

Summer Movies Under the Stars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Summer Movies Under the Stars

Memorial Day weekend started the Outdoor Summer Movie series. If you’re looking for more, look no further. Updates this year – Ten Pin Alley will not be showing outdoor movies. Big Hero 6, Paddington, and Wizard of OZ are some favorites this year. Pack up a picnic and a blanket and head to an outdoor […]

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Hemingway’s Coffee Nook Adds Another Cafe Option to Columbus Commons

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hemingway’s Coffee Nook Adds Another Cafe Option to Columbus Commons

A new coffeeshop opened Downtown next to Columbus Commons back in March. Hemingway’s Coffee Nook, located inside the 175 on The Park building, is the perfect place to satisfy your inner Francophile. Theresa Federer has been in coffee business for over 14 years, starting off managing at Caribou, and later at Peet’s Coffee. She always […]

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Shadowbox Live Bringing Beatles Musical to Columbus Commons

Walker Evans Walker Evans Shadowbox Live Bringing Beatles Musical to Columbus Commons

For the past five years, Shadowbox Live has made a tradition of producing a free outdoor showing of their Woodstock-themed “Back to the Garden” musical. But in 2015 they plan to shake things up a bit. The theatrical company announced today that they would be returning to Columbus Commons on May 24th, but this time […]

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The Commodores, Chris Botti & Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Headline Picnic with the Pops in 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Commodores, Chris Botti & Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Headline Picnic with the Pops in 2015

The Columbus Symphony officially announced its 2015 Picnic with the Pops season lineup today, which includes The Commodores, Chris Botti, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Pink Martini and others. The popular outdoor event series relocated to Columbus Commons in 2012, and has continued to entertain thousands of concert goers in the six acre park each season. The 2015 […]

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Salt & Pine Restaurant to Open Downtown This Fall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Salt & Pine Restaurant to Open Downtown This Fall

Local restaurateur Chris Crader announced last October that he would be opening a brand new restaurant concept inside the new 250 High building in 2015 that would differ from his Harvest Pizzeria and The Sycamore restaurants. Today, Crader has announced that “Salt & Pine” will be the name of the new breakfast-lunch-and-dinner venue that will […]

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Food Truck Food Court Returns to Columbus Commons on May 7th

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food Truck Food Court Returns to Columbus Commons on May 7th

You know the old saying: “April Showers Bring May Food Trucks”. Columbus Commons announced yesterday the official summer lineup for their popular “Food Truck Food Court” Thursday lunches that feature a rotating mix of local mobile eats in the park. The series will kick off on May 7th, running weekly through October 29th. This year’s […]

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First Look: PurePressed Juicery Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: PurePressed Juicery Opens Downtown

The Highpoint on Columbus Commons officially got its first retail operator today with the grand opening of PurePressed Juicery at 194 South High Street. The new fresh pressed juice bar is offering a menu of mixed fruit, vegetable and nut juices all made in-house where customers can see the process. “One of the things we […]

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