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How a Boring Basement Became an Enchanting Tiki Bar

How a Boring Basement Became an Enchanting Tiki Bar

When you love something, why not have it in your house so you can enjoy it every day? Doug Motz and Todd Popp have been…

Savings: Not Just for the Holidays

Holiday sales often blur the calendar. How many days does that Memorial Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day or Thanksgiving Day “sale” last? Now that we…

Seeking Students for Nonprofit Summer Fellowship

Calling all college and graduate students! The Columbus Foundation is seeking college and graduate students with interest in the nonprofit sector, offering a 10-week, paid…

Restaurant Roundup: News from Simply Rolled, Pecan Penny’s and more

Restaurant Roundup: News from Simply Rolled, Pecan Penny’s and more

Columbus has so many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes, sometimes it’s hard…

Shop Talk: Small-Town Bike Shop Offers New, Used, and Refurbished Bikes

Shop Talk: Small-Town Bike Shop Offers New, Used, and Refurbished Bikes

Business partners Josh Stamper and Bryan Gest opened their bicycle shop in Grove City two…

Field Trip: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Plus Some Other Fun Destinations

Field Trip: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Plus Some Other Fun Destinations

Field trips back in the day were largely about learning – learning about history, how…

Restaurant Review: & Juice Co. Grab & Go

Restaurant Review: & Juice Co. Grab & Go

Refrigerated grab-and-go coolers are not normally the places in Columbus to find the tasty fare.…

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Winans Chocolates & Coffees Opening at Grandview Yard

Winans Chocolates & Coffees Opening at Grandview Yard

Ohio-based franchise Winans has announced a fourth Columbus location landing in Grandview Yard early next year. The coffee, chocolate and wine…

Westies in Clintonville to Function as Event Space Until Further Notice

Westies in Clintonville to Function as Event Space Until Further Notice

This week, Westies’ Clintonville location has shut down its restaurant operations to transition into an event space for the holiday season.…

Ohio’s Own: Dairymens

Ohio’s Own: Dairymens

Cleveland-based Dairymens is part of the Borden family. It’s also a staple in the grab-n-go chocolate milk scene, a reliable standby…

First Look: Comune Opens for Lunch

First Look: Comune Opens for Lunch

Soft openings begin this week for plant-forward restaurant Comune, at the East Public Development on Parsons. An extension of the former…

El Arepazo Latin Grill Closing Downtown Location

El Arepazo Latin Grill Closing Downtown Location

El Arepazo Latin Grill is saying fare well to Pearl Alley. After 13 years of serving up South American cuisine to…

Two in One: El Lugar and Alpine Restaurant & Bar Take Over Former Juergen’s Bakery

Two in One: El Lugar and Alpine Restaurant & Bar Take Over Former Juergen’s Bakery

German fine dining and Spanish tapas, all under one roof? It wasn’t co-owner A.J. Ndreu’s plan from the start, but he’s accomplished it, this week opening up neighboring restaurants El…

Pumpkin Spice Trail: Buffalo Wild Wings

Pumpkin Spice Trail: Buffalo Wild Wings

The wisdom behind Pumpkin Spice Ale has always been subject to question. Granted, now is the right time of year for adding pumpkin spice to things, and pumpkin spice is…

First Look: Brekkie Shack in Grandview Yard

First Look: Brekkie Shack in Grandview Yard

Brekkie Shack is days away from opening up in Grandview Yard. Announced earlier this year, the new breakfast, lunch and brunch spot is running limited hours during their soft opening…

Upcoming Events View all

Nov
13
Book Release & Signing with Cameron Mitchell

Tuesday 11/13/2018 @ 6:00 pm

Nov
23
Franklinton Walking Tour with Jim Sweeney

Friday 11/23/2018 @ 2:00 pm

Dec
2
Village Lights 2018

Sunday 12/2/2018 @ 5:00 pm

Join us Tuesday, November 13 from 6-8 p.m. for an exclusive book release and signing with Cameron Mitchell at Barnes & Noble: Easton Town Center • 4005 Townsfair Way • Columbus, OH 43219 Mitchell will provide remarks from 6:10‑6:30 p.m. Appetizers provided by Cameron

Before there was a Columbus, there was Franklinton. On this walking tour guests will learn more about the rich history of this historic neighborhood and visualize a timeline that swings from the epic highs of settlement to tragic lows of death, destruction, flooding and misfortun

"Generations of Art - The Sunami Family" at the Cultural Arts Center Opening celebration on November 30, 2018 from 6–9pm at the Cultural Arts Center (139 W. Main Street, Columbus OH 43215, 614-645-7047).The Cultural Arts Center, in collaboration with the Columbus Symphon

Twinkling luminarias greet visitors from across Central Ohio who are ready to kick off the holiday on the historic streets of German Village!Visit the historic streets of German Village to discover a world of lights and holiday magic. Village Lights presented by Schmidt’s,

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