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Lashutka Event Center Coming to Griggs Reservoir in 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lashutka Event Center Coming to Griggs Reservoir in 2016

The Lashutka Event Center is slated to become a reality in 2016. Originally announced with a dedication ceremony in September 2014, the Gregory S. Lashutka Event Center located at 2933 Riverside Drive, will boast a renovated space to host events at the scenic Griggs Reservoir Park. The new event center is a $1.96 million renovation and expansion of the […]

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12 Months of Fitness in 2016

Brandi Braun Brandi Braun 12 Months of Fitness in 2016

Health and wellness is a top focus of New Year’s resolutions. Lucky for Columbus residents, your Columbus Recreation and Parks Department (CRPD) is excited to part of your health and wellness journey as we offer facilities, programs and services appropriate for all ages and abilities. We hope you resolve to explore your Recreation and Parks […]

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The Best Parks in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Parks in Columbus

Parks in Columbus come in all shapes and sizes. From hidden neighborhood pocket parks to large regional metroparks, there’s all kinds of greenspace available for public recreation. We asked our readers about their favorite parks, and for two years straight, they’ve nominated Goodale as the city’s best. Located in Victorian Village, the 32 acre Goodale […]

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Best Urban Development in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Urban Development in Columbus

There were many new development projects announced in 2015, many that were under construction in 2015, and many that were completed in 2015. When we polled our readers on the best of the best of the year, many pointed toward the completion of the Scioto Greenways development, which transformed the Scioto River through the heart […]

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Black and Outside in Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Black and Outside in Columbus

Nicole Jackson grew up in Cleveland where, as a child, she didn’t have many options to go outdoors and connect with nature. Much of her time was spent inside watching television, usually nature programs like National Geographic and Kratts’ Creatures. Jackson went on to study environment and natural resources at the Ohio State University with […]

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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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Planning the Perfect Local Picnic

Jenna Taylor Jenna Taylor Planning the Perfect Local Picnic

Prepping a picnic ahead of time is comparable to buying frozen dinners… it sucks all the fun from the experience. So why not customize a picnic to your liking? Not only will this create a more memorable experience for you and your significant other but it may also ease the anxiety if this is a first date. Just pack […]

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