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Owls of Darby Creek

Anne Evans Anne Evans Owls of Darby Creek

Try to lure in owls for a closer view on a 2-mile hike. Meet at Indian Ridge Bulletin Board. Free event. Indian Ridge Bulletin Board 2705 Darby Creek Dr. Galloway, OH 43119

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WinterFest

Anne Evans Anne Evans WinterFest

Join us for the first annual WinterFest, a celebration of giving featuring local and national musical acts, seasonal ales from hometown breweries and favorite dishes from Columbus food trucks. A portion of food truck and beer sales will be donated to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. CD102.5, The Alternative Station, is the promotional partner for WinterFest. […]

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Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two City Parks on the Table for Crew Stadium Relocation

An open letter released today from Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther and Columbus Partnership CEO Alex Fischer outlines more details on the ongoing efforts to retain the Columbus Crew SC soccer team after owner Anthony Precourt made it known in October that he is looking to relocate the team to a new city. Within that letter […]

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Photos: Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage

The Scioto Peninsula just got a bit greener (or at least it will next spring once the leaves return). The construction barricades are gone from the new Scioto Peninsula Park adjacent to COSI, and visitors have begun enjoying the area despite it not quite being 100% completed. The 6.5-acre park replaces a former surface parking […]

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Naturally Impactful: With Summer Program, Columbus Rec and Parks Promotes Food Security and Health

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Naturally Impactful: With Summer Program, Columbus Rec and Parks Promotes Food Security and Health

Food scarcity may not be at the front of everyone’s mind in the deep summer months, but it’s a problem the Columbus Department of Recreation and Park prepares to confront every year. For 48 years, the Department has sponsored summer meal programs to make sure that kids who are without school lunches for three months […]

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14 More Photos of the New Coming Soon Quarry Metro Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans 14 More Photos of the New Coming Soon Quarry Metro Park

Earlier this morning, a new Metro Park and Mixed-Use Development was announced for a former quarry site located just west of Upper Arlington, along the Scioto River. While the new park will not be open to the public for approximately 18-24 months, tours are being scheduled for the site for adventurous locals who want to […]

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Social Justice Park Planned for East Broad Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Social Justice Park Planned for East Broad Street

Columbus may bring to life the country’s first ever Social Justice Park. The First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ of Columbus submitted a Request for Conceptual Review to the Downtown Commission to construct the park at 404 East Broad Street in the Discovery District. Named after Rev. Dr. Washington Gladden, a prominent Columbus social […]

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