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Explore Columbus: Ziplining and Smoked Brisket in Hocking Hills

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Explore Columbus: Ziplining and Smoked Brisket in Hocking Hills

The Zipline Urbanites who long for adventure can look no further. Located just an hour southeast of Columbus, Hocking Hills may have just what you need, starting with ziplining. Having been to Hocking Hills to hike, I was surprised to find out about the other activities it also offers and paid it another visit. Besides […]

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Beard and Mustache Competition Coming to The Ohio State Fair

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Beard and Mustache Competition Coming to The Ohio State Fair

Big mustaches, long beards and interesting facial hair are all in hot demand for the first time in quite some time at the Ohio State Fair this summer. The first ever Beard and Mustache Competition will be taking place on Monday, July 28th from Noon to 4pm, and will be hosted by the folks in […]

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New Zoo Exhibit Brings Heart of Africa to Columbus

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia New Zoo Exhibit Brings Heart of Africa to Columbus

One minute you’re driving 45 miles per hour on Powell Road — the next minute, you’ve encountered a savannah with herds of wildlife roaming in the background. “It’s Africa in Columbus and words can’t describe what you see out there,” says Adam Felts, an assistant curator at The Columbus Zoo, “It is Jack Hanna’s vision […]

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Outgoing CCAD President Denny Griffith Welcomes the Next Chapter

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Outgoing CCAD President Denny Griffith Welcomes the Next Chapter

After 16 years of presidency, Denny Griffith, the outgoing CCAD president is “seeing the glass half full”. “I am allowing myself when down to the point of closure and departure to feel pride,” Griffith said. Griffith, 61, the former deputy director of Columbus Museum of Arts is retiring from CCAD’s presidency in about a month. However, […]

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