Everyone has the opportunity to document their lives in their own ways. On the eve of the release of her latest collection of work, I spoke with Columbus-based poet Maggie Smith. We discussed how she writes, how the publishing industry works, the inspirations for her work, and why she chooses to stay in Columbus.
New renderings of the Quarry Trails development provide the best glimpse yet of what the Metro Park-adjacent development will look like when it is complete. The main street leading into the development will be lined with three-story offices and apartments on one side, and shorter buildings holding restaurants and commercial space on the other. Shared-use […]
The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is seeking feedback on a future trail extension that would fill in a key gap in the trail network while also connecting it to the new Quarry Trails Metro Park. The Scioto Trail currently runs from the South Side to West Fifth Avenue, winding its way through Downtown along […]
As summer is now here, many people are wondering how and when they can safely enjoy a summer vacation. Destinations around Ohio are now starting to re-open and offer outdoor activities, dining options, and overnight stays. Below is a list of resources for state parks, metro parks, liveries, campgrounds, and communities across Ohio with information […]
Work is scheduled to start this summer on the first trails at the new Quarry Trails Metro Park. Designed specifically for mountain biking, the facility will take advantage of the unique topography of the former quarry site to offer a variety of challenging downhill runs. Steve Studenmund, Metro Park’s Strategic Planning/Land Acquisition Manager, said that […]
Celebrate the shortest day and longest night of the year with a Winter Solstice Bike Ride! As a group, we’ll cover basic bike safety and tips for night riding before heading out on a 13 mile bike ride along the Scioto Trail. Bring your bike, helmet, and dress for the weather, and meet at the […]