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Best Bites: Burgers Returns to The Brewery District on April 23rd

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Bites: Burgers Returns to The Brewery District on April 23rd

Last fall, Columbus Underground hosted its first ever “Best Bites” event — a new series designed to showcase some of the finest food that Columbus has to offer. The launch event featured gourmet burgers from a dozen local restaurants, and it ended up being a huge success, with tickets selling out in advance and 300 […]

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32nd SciFi Marathon Invades Drexel Theatre This Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden 32nd SciFi Marathon Invades Drexel Theatre This Weekend

It has been 32 years since Bruce Bartoo launched the first 24 hour Science Fiction marathon at the Drexel theatre, and the annual fantasy fest is still going strong. Bartoo and partner in crime Joe Neff invite you to spend this weekend with them and other likeminded cinefiles, celebrating the badass ladies of SciFi with […]

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How to Turn History into Empathy with Jennifer Chiaverini

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi How to Turn History into Empathy with Jennifer Chiaverini

Want to create empathy for people who lived more than one hundred years ago? Learn from Jennifer Chiaverini, a New York Times bestselling author who visits the Book Loft on March 9 for a reading and book signing event. Chiaverini is bringing her newest book, Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, with her. The historical fiction […]

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Ellis Paul: Crowdsourcing and Songwriting

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi Ellis Paul: Crowdsourcing and Songwriting

How do you convince hundreds of people to contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund your permanent vacation? Ellis Paul, in town on March 6 for a performance with Six String Concerts, knows. The folk singer/songwriter from Maine has been able to crowdfund his last two albums. His most recent release, Chasing Beauty, was […]

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Statewide LGBT Wedding Expo Launches in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Statewide LGBT Wedding Expo Launches in Ohio

Outlook Media announced on Saturday that their Love Big LGBT wedding expo will be expanding its footprint to five Ohio cities in 2015: Columbus, Dayton, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Toledo. Additionally, the company is launching a new LGBT Wedding Guide publication to complement the event series. “Planning for a wedding is stressful enough,” says Christopher Hayes, […]

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Photos: Bleu & Fig Transforms Warehouse into Romantic Restaurant

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Bleu & Fig Transforms Warehouse into Romantic Restaurant

This year for Valentine’s Day, local catering company Bleu & Fig wanted to do something a little different. Instead of hosting a dinner in a traditional event space, owners Regina Prange and Brooke Kinsey opted to transform the Food Fort warehouse from bulky storage space to intimate dining environment. With a built-in commercial kitchen, Kinsey […]

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Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2015

 Mollie Lyman Photos: Best Bites Sweet Treats 2015

On February 17th (Fat Tuesday!), Columbus Underground hosted its second “Best Bites” event, this time focusing on the best local bakeries and treat makers from fifteen different bake shops including Piece of Cake, Bake Me Happy,  Mighty Macs (formerly known as Mad Macs), Glad Annie’s Old World Baklava, Sugardaddy’s, Dough Mama, Pistacia Vera, Destination Donuts (who was named fan favorite of the night), Pattycake […]

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