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Explore Columbus: Expand your Palate with an Alt Eats Food Tour

Briana Ekanem Briana Ekanem Explore Columbus: Expand your Palate with an Alt Eats Food Tour

What makes our favorite foods become our favorites? Is it the flavor and texture of those foods that lead us to claim we love them? What brings us back to the same meals time and time again? It is the familiarity of a food, and the comfort that comes along with it, that makes us […]

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Explore Columbus: Ziplining Through the Trees

Briana Ekanem Briana Ekanem Explore Columbus: Ziplining Through the Trees

If you’ve never gone zip lining, I urge you to try it this summer.  And if you’re an experienced zip-liner, I encourage you to take a swing at ZipZone Canopy Tours, as I found theirs to be a very unique experience. ZipZone Canopy Tours is the first zip-lining course in Franklin County, located within Camp Mary […]

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Explore Columbus: Gaze Upon the Stars at The Perkins Observatory

Briana Ekanem Briana Ekanem Explore Columbus: Gaze Upon the Stars at The Perkins Observatory

The Perkins Observatory hosts stargazing nights on Fridays at 9 p.m. during the summer months. Unfortunately, for me, the night I attended was cloudy and rainy so I did not get to take part in stargazing. I did, however, learn many new things about the amazing universe in which we live. First, all the guests […]

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Restaurant Review: The Table

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott

The Table has an interesting vibe to it. With a collection of mismatched tables and chairs (either primitive or painted in a turquoise hue) and a big open cooking space for the culinary staff, it really does achieve that experience of eating in somebody’s kitchen somewhere. It’s not just like home, though. The Table is […]

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GCAC Presents: The 61st Columbus International Film + Video Festival

 Susan Halpern GCAC Presents: The 61st Columbus International Film + Video Festival

What do Brothers Drake Mead, organic food certification, crows, Afghanistan and the city of Tokyo have in common? They are all featured in films or events at the 61st Columbus International Film + Video Festival. Shorts, features, narratives, documentaries and even a poem-as-film are featured in the longest running film festival in the US. The […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by Baking Tradition

 Mandy Moore A Kitchen Inspired by Baking Tradition

The holidays- I join a majority of my kin in stating that the holidays are my favorite time of the year. When I was younger, the holidays meant playing outside in the leaves, getting snow days from school, fun crafts, and of course, all of the yummy foods! Now that I have a young family […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by Fermented Foods

 Alana Sugar A Kitchen Inspired by Fermented Foods

If you’re like me, you pay attention to food trends, like growth in the popularity and availability of naturally fermented foods. I’m talking about live cultured foods — naturally fermented the way our ancestors have done it for centuries. For them, it was a method of preservation. It was also a secret to good health, […]

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