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GCAC Presents: OHIO-WHATTA?

David Weaver David Weaver GCAC Presents: OHIO-WHATTA?

The 85-year old library – with a somewhat confusing name – presents its annual book festival celebrating Ohio authors. I knew I had a challenge on the first call I made after the Ohioana Library hired me in 2005. Connecting with the man in charge of contributions at a local company, I introduced myself: “Hello, […]

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Columbus Food Truck & Cart Festival Returns this Summer

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Columbus Food Truck & Cart Festival Returns this Summer

Now in its fourth year, the Columbus Food Truck & Cart Festival returns to the Columbus Commons, 160 South High Street, this Summer. The festival not only features Columbus’ premier food trucks, but live music, arts & crafts, and family fun as well. The Midwest’s largest food truck festival will be held August 15th – 16th, […]

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George Takei to be Grand Marshal of PRIDE

Anne Evans Anne Evans George Takei to be Grand Marshal of PRIDE

One of the best festivals in Columbus is getting an exciting boost this year. Stonewall Columbus has announced George Takei will be the Grand Marshal of this year’s PRIDE Parade. “We are honored to have George Takei join us for this year’s Pride Celebration,” says Karla Rothan, Executive Director of Stonewall Columbus. Grand Marshal, George […]

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Independents’ Day is Relocating to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Independents’ Day is Relocating to Franklinton

The seventh annual Independents’ Day Festival will take place September 19th through 21st, but don’t show up to Gay Street expecting the exciting. The event is relocating to Franklinton for the first time, shifting the action to Lucas Street — a small brick street bordered by 400 West Rich to the south, the new Columbus […]

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The Moonlight Market Returns to Gay Street for 2014 Season

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Moonlight Market Returns to Gay Street for 2014 Season

The monthly Moonlight Market event will make its return to Gay Street on Saturday, April 12th from 6pm to 11pm for a bigger and better second season. The event offers Downtown shoppers a unique environment to browse artisan products from sidewalk vendors in addition to shopping at the brick­and­mortar retail businesses on Gay Street during […]

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Blue Öyster Cult, Joan Jett & Aretha Franklin Announced for OSF 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Blue Öyster Cult, Joan Jett & Aretha Franklin Announced for OSF 2014

The Ohio State Fair announced today several new additions to their 2014 musical entertainment lineup. The Blue Öyster Cult will perform on July 26th with Bachman & Turner and Foghat. The Beach Boys team up with America on July 29th. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will perform with Heart  on Wednesday, July 30th. The legendary […]

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Best Festival of 2013: Comfest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Festival of 2013: Comfest

Every year there’s a new Comfest discussion on Columbus Underground where people proclaim to either love it (beer! local music!) or hate it (crowds! no parking!). When it comes to our annual reader survey though, Comfest has reigned supreme for the past six years straight at the number one spot on the list. Columbus is […]

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