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Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

Best of CU Best of CU Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

After nearly five years in business in Olde Towne East, the Old Familiar Barbershop may not be quite that old, but is certainly a familiar neighborhood staple on Parsons Avenue. The shop has grown rapidly over the years from a two-man operation to serving customers in five busy barber chairs. In addition to in-store operations […]

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The Top 25 Restaurants in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 25 Restaurants in Columbus of 2016

Columbus is filled with amazing restaurants both old and new. Each year our readers and contributors deliberate over the best of the best to determine our top restaurants list for the year, which is always a difficult decision given the wide range of choices and options that exist. This year’s Top 25 list (there’s too […]

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Top 10 Salons & Spas in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Salons & Spas in Columbus of 2016

There are a lot of places you can get your hair done and find spa treatments all throughout Columbus and the surrounding suburbs. But each year only one can be named the best of the best in our annual readers poll. This year, our readers and contributors picked Clintonville’s Virtue Vegan Salon for the top […]

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Top 10 Locally Made Products in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Locally Made Products in Columbus of 2016

Central Ohio is filled with locally made products. Local consumers have their choice of local food items, soaps, health products and more, right along side the national name brands. Many of these products don’t have a specific store of their own, so they need to be sought out in grocery stores, specialty shops, or online. […]

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The Top 10 Parks in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Parks in Columbus of 2016

While Central Ohio offers little in the way of topographical variety, it does have a healthy dose of parks and greenspaces spread throughout the multi-county region. This year, when our readers and contributors were surveyed about their favorite parks for relaxation and recreation, they picked a metro park for the first time over a city-run […]

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Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus of 2016

Columbus is a city with a solid (and growing) list of arts and culture institutions that includes a range of museums, art collections and other cultural hubs. And for the third year in a row, our readers and contributors have selected the Columbus Museum of Art as the number one space in the city to […]

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Top 10 Coffee Shops in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Coffee Shops in Columbus of 2016

The people of Columbus love coffee. That was evidenced first hand at the inaugural Columbus Coffee Fest earlier this month where a sold-out crowd of 1,300 locals gathered to caffeinate themselves by tasting the best offerings from Columbus and Ohio roasters. When asked about their favorite shop in our annual reader survey, voters and contributors […]

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