The Big Table has always been about connection and kindness — and this year we need it more than ever. If you’re still looking for ways to participate tomorrow, Friday, October 16, check out The Columbus Foundation’s recommendations for how you can connect with your community!
I have a friend who recently confided in me—somewhat sheepishly—that she had spent $50 on a virtual concert ticket for her favorite band, Blackberry Smoke. She worried that others might judge her for such a seemingly extravagant purchase for what amounted to a live stream of a concert. (I should note that the $50 also got […]
It was over a year ago that Dueling Axes first announced its expansion to New Albany, and a lot has changed since then. Dueling Axes’ Downtown location is currently open, and they’re taking the necessary steps to keep people safe — including one-lane buffers and other protocols — while still having a good time. Groups […]
Now, more than ever, we need to keep the “unity” in “community.” Join The Columbus Foundation Friday, October 16 for a day of connection and kindness in the community. While we can’t gather in person this year, we are still coming together to show the strength and resiliency of the Columbus region. There […]
By Susan Tebben Opera Columbus was ready for its annual gala, the biggest fundraiser of the year for the performing arts company. The food was ordered and the venue was set for the March event. The next day, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the effective closure of the state, as the spread of COVID-19 began locally. […]
The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, Sept. 1, 16,926 cases and 452 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 23,144 cases and 611 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 124,610 cases and 4,165 deaths have been confirmed […]
The City of Columbus has announced a new pilot program that will allow restaurants and bars to expand their outdoor seating, three and a half months after dining establishments were first permitted to welcome guests back to their patios. Through the Temporary Outdoor Seating Pilot Program, restaurants and bars can apply for expedited City approval […]