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Top 10 Parks of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Parks of 2018

While Central Ohio is relatively flat without oceans or mountains, we make up for it in parkland with a wide variety of outdoor recreation spaces. From smaller urban parks to rural outdoor settings, you can find a lot to do outside year-round.  When our readers and editors were surveyed to decide the top park this […]

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The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2018

Picking a top cultural institution is a difficult task. Each destination in Columbus is worthy for its own specific reasons, and we can’t help but encourage everyone to visit each one. But it wouldn’t be a year-end recap without making a few lists, which is why we polled our readers and editors to categorize and […]

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Photos: Washington Gladden Social Justice Park Now Open

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Photos: Washington Gladden Social Justice Park Now Open

First announced back in May of 2017, the Washington Gladden Social Justice Park officially opened on Sunday, Oct. 28. Located at 404 E. Broad St., the new park features a small green space with auditorium-style seating, a separate enclosed space, and a long wall highlighting significant events and people of early social justice history in […]

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Washington Gladden Social Justice Park Grand Opening

Anne Evans Anne Evans Washington Gladden Social Justice Park Grand Opening

This new park located at the corner of East Broad Street and Cleveland Avenue in the Discovery District is the first park in the nation dedicated to the theme of social justice. The purpose of the park is to be an oasis of hope that recognizes past achievements for social justice and reveals current struggles. […]

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City of Whitehall Announces First Dog Park

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City of Whitehall Announces First Dog Park

The City of Whitehall has unveiled plans to create the city’s first dog park at the site of a previously empty lot at the corner of Beechwood Road and Lamby Lane. “Over a decade ago, the former house on this property was vacant, abandoned and ultimately demolished,” said Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard. “Subsequently, the lot […]

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Yappy Hour: Walnut Woods

  Yappy Hour: Walnut Woods

Join the Friends of Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks for an evening of food, dogs, and beer! Seventh Son and the Explorers Club Food Truck will be joining the Friends for a fun evening at Walnut Woods Metro Park. Grab your furry friend, and get them out to experience this cool dog park, your […]

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Dolly Sods Backpacking

  Dolly Sods Backpacking

Backpack with us in Dolly Sods Wilderness, West Virginia! This trip is perfect fo beginners and experts alike! Learn Leave No Trace and other backpacking skills on location. More details soon!

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