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Grandview Hop Adds Beer Garden, Lifts Open Container Laws

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grandview Hop Adds Beer Garden, Lifts Open Container Laws

If you’ve attended the monthly Grandview Hop event in the past and thought that it would be nice to carry a glass of wine or bottle of beer with you as you strolled from shop to shop, then you’ll be pleased to learn that you can finally get your wish. Members of Grandview Heights City […]

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Food Truck Fest Returns to Columbus Commons August 14-16

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food Truck Fest Returns to Columbus Commons August 14-16

The 5th Annual Food Truck Festival is exactly one month away! The popular Downtown event brings together over 60 of your favorite mobile food vendors for a three-day celebration of food, drink, music and sunshine at Columbus Commons. This year’s list of participating trucks and carts includes: aCutAbove, Aromaku, Barroluco Argentine Comfort Food and Bakery, Big Bamboo, BJ […]

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Art Review: Jack Whitten – Five Decades of Painting

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Art Review: Jack Whitten – Five Decades of Painting

This sweeping retrospective at The Wexner Center for the Arts provides an impressive overview of Jack Whitten’s career. Its 50 works dazzle with the wide variety of styles and techniques employed by Whitten, an artist who has been continually exploring new ways to exploit the properties of paint. “I cut paint, I laminate paint, I […]

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Movies Return to Goodale Park

Hope Madden Hope Madden Movies Return to Goodale Park

Goodale Park has seen its share of parties, weddings, festivals, and pre-prom photos. Did you know you can see some great movies there, too? For the last 7 years, the Short North Civic Center has brought the big screen (an inflatable one!) to the park for a community viewing of some great flicks. Screen on […]

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Film Review: Amy

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: Amy

It takes a real gift for storytelling to take a Behind the Music tale – rags to riches to tragedy – and turn it into a riveting, relevant, surprising film. Documentarian Asif Kapadis (Senna) has done just that with the vital and heartbreaking film Amy. For his picture of Amy Winehouse he collects hundreds of […]

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Big Picture’s Big Show Comes to The Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Big Picture’s Big Show Comes to The Wexner Center

This summer, the Wexner Center for the Arts is weighing in on one of life’s big questions: Does size matter? Perhaps we can infer from their Big Picture series that the answer may be yes, at least when it comes to presenting film. The center celebrates the 100th anniversary of Technicolor and shows off its […]

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Eat Right: Restaurants with Live Music

Shelley Mann Shelley Mann Eat Right: Restaurants with Live Music

Looking to liven up your dinner with a little live music? In Columbus, there’s a restaurant offering live music every night of the week, and for every musical taste. Read on for top picks for live jazz, folk, rock, blues and more. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Enjoy a set or two […]

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