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The Top 10 Best Bars of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Best Bars of 2019

From dive bars to cocktail lounges, Columbus has a lot to offer those who are looking for a night out at a local bar. Our Top 10 list below was compiled by our readers and editors to summarize the best spots to find a drink, updated for 2019, 2020 and beyond. In first place this […]

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The Top 25 Restaurants of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 25 Restaurants of 2019

Whether you’re looking for something new and adventurous or something classic and comforting, Columbus has a lot of great restaurants to satisfy your cravings. Every year our readers and editors collaborate to nominate and vote upon the best dining options in the city. This year saw some new additions to the lineup and some big […]

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The Top 10 Restaurants of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Restaurants of 2019

Sometimes you want the best of the best. For that reason, we compile an annual list of the Top 25 restaurants in Columbus, nominated by our readers and curated by our editors and the foodie community. The Top 10 below represent some of Columbus’ top dining destinations — known not just for outstanding meals, but also […]

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The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2019

Over the course of the past decade, the arts have played an important role in Columbus. New independent arts events and galleries have sprung up around the city, and our larger cultural institutions have grown in number while existing spaces have seen major renovations. This year, our readers and editors picked The Wexner Center as […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2019

There are many green spaces throughout Central Ohio — from city parks to sports facilities to natural waterways to metro parks — and everyone has a favorite place to go. In 2020 we’ll even learn more about how some of these spaces will become better connected through the Rapid 5 Project. For now though, we’ve asked […]

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The Top 10 Movie Theaters of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Movie Theaters of 2019

No matter your preferred genre — from comic book blockbusters to black and white indie films — you want to have a great cinematic experience when going out to the movie theater. We asked our readers and editors to nominate and vote on their top choices for the best movie theater experience in Columbus and this […]

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Dining Disappointments: 2019 Update

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dining Disappointments: 2019 Update

It has been another year of disappointments in the dining scene. Of course, it’s been another year of delights, too. Food is like that…some things work, some things don’t – a lot happens in a year of eating. Regardless, the ginormous glut of Best Of digital ink needs a little balance. And I’m here for that.  […]

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