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Food Truck Fest Moving to New Location in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food Truck Fest Moving to New Location in 2017

The seventh annual Food Truck Festival is returning this summer, but there’s a new location in store for the event. Instead of Columbus Commons, the festival will be relocated to Bicentennial Park and the Scioto Mile. The two day event will feature over 50 of the region’s best food trucks surrounding the riverfront park, and […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Band Leader Eric Paton on Yumbambé, Festival Latino 2016 and Fish

Rolanda Copley Rolanda Copley Columbus Makes Art Presents: Band Leader Eric Paton on Yumbambé, Festival Latino 2016 and Fish

Columbus-based Latin jazz band Yumbambé has been performing in Columbus and beyond for more than 20 years. Led by Eric “The Fish” Paton, the group will be performing at Festival Latino 2016, the largest Latin event in Ohio, being held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, at Bicentennial Park downtown. We caught up with […]

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Scioto Mile Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Summer

Randi Walle Randi Walle Scioto Mile Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Summer

For the past several summers, the space along the Scioto Mile has been an endless source of activities. The opening of the fountains at Bicentennial Park in 2011 have been a major attraction drawing families with young children to the area. The Milestone 229 restaurant offers lunch, brunch and dining that draws in a crowd […]

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Photos: Columbus Arts Festival 2013

 Erin Bloodgood Photos: Columbus Arts Festival 2013

The 2013 Edition of the Columbus Arts Festival took place this past weekend in the RiverSouth area in Downtown Columbus. The weather was perfect for the event, and art fans took to the streets for entertainment, food, sculpture, demonstrations, music, and a whole lot of art. Photos by Erin Bloodgood.

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Review: Milestone 229 Brunch Menu

 Morgan Kelley Review: Milestone 229 Brunch Menu

Milestone 229 opened in July 2011 as one of the crown jewels of the renovated Scioto Mile park in Downtown Columbus. Immediately, visitors knew that the restaurant space was gorgeous and that the fountain-facing patio was one that would be busy all summer long. And yet, I couldn’t help but wonder… would the food be […]

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BalletMet Highlights Old Favorites and Gives Preview of Upcoming Season

 Briana Gunter BalletMet Highlights Old Favorites and Gives Preview of Upcoming Season

The lawn was covered with blankets and the air filled with anticipation as the crowd of many awaited Bicentennial Park’s latest offering from their Rhythm on the River series. Rhythm on the River is the Scioto Mile’s free summer-long outdoor performance series, featuring a variety of performance arts on its amphitheater stage overlooking the park. […]

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Happy Hour Review: Wine and Dine at Milestone 229

 Briana Gunter Happy Hour Review: Wine and Dine at Milestone 229

Last year, Milestone 229 was voted Best New Restaurant by ColumbusUnderground.com, and for good reason. The friendly service greets you right at the door, offering up your choice of indoor or outdoor seating. Outside, Milestone’s full outdoor bar allows patrons to enjoy the beautiful view overlooking the fountain, park, and amphitheater without missing a thing. […]

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