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Top 10 Local Bands of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Local Bands of 2018

From concerts to street parties and everything in between, 2018 was a great year for local music. Our readers and editors have selected a local staple as the number one band of the year once again: Mojoflo. The band kicked off 2018 with a big 10th anniversary party, and proceeded on a nonstop circuit of […]

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The Top 10 Local Products of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Local Products of 2018

The Columbus entrepreneurial ecosystem is filled with some amazing products and services, but not all of them can be found in a traditional brick and mortar retail shops. Some products require being sought out at craft markets, pop-up shops, online sales and other nontraditional venues — and for that reason we honor some of the […]

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Top 10 Movie Theaters of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Movie Theaters of 2018

2018 was a big year for the movies. With a record setting domestic box office take of $11.5 billion, this was a turnaround year after many had predicted that Netflix (and other streaming services) had killed the theater star. Of course, the bulk of the big ticket movies of the year are composed of comic […]

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The Top 10 Development Projects of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Development Projects of 2018

2018 was another big year for change in the built spaces of Columbus. Numerous new developments were announced, many were under construction, and a handful of them even saw completion this year, including a couple that made our top 10 list. Our readers and editors were given carte blanche to choose development projects at any stage […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Coffee Shops of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Coffee Shops of 2018

The people of Columbus certainly love their coffee. We saw that again at the annual sold out Columbus Coffee Fest in September where thousands gathered to sample the best that the city (and the state!) has to offer. But when it came to selecting the Top 10 list, local fans picked Stauf’s at the top […]

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The Top 10 Breweries in Columbus in 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Breweries in Columbus in 2018

There doesn’t appear to be any end in sight for the local brewery train. There are new breweries opening in Columbus on a regular basis! While the abrupt and mysterious closure of Four String Brewing left locals wondering how to cope with the loss of Hilltop Lager, the year also a lot of growth with the […]

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The Top 10 Theatrical Groups in Columbus in 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Theatrical Groups in Columbus in 2018

2018 was another great year for local theatre (if you’re in the mood, you can read through our archive of reviews by Richard Sanford) which makes it difficult to select just one group as the number one performers of the year. When we surveys our readers and editors this time around, they selected Shadowbox once […]

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