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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 10 Coffee Shops of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Coffee Shops of 2019

Coffee has become a very big deal in Columbus, and local connoisseurs are interested in unique local roasts instead of their chain counterparts. To that end, we survey our readers and editors each year about their favorite coffee shops and once again, Stauf’s was crowned number one. Stauf’s has been on a hot streak as […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Neighborhoods of 2019

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

What makes a neighborhood great is a very personal definition. Some people prefer being able to walk to nearby restaurants and nightlife while others want to be close to parks and nature. We surveyed our readers about the most important neighborhoods of 2019, and the list shifted pretty drastically compared to last year’s rankings. In […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in The Short North

 Taijuan Moorman Top 10 Things to Do in The Short North

One of Columbus’ most recognizable neighborhoods, the trendy and thriving Short North is a hotspot for nightlife, and is equally brimming with people during the day as well. The neighborhood has some of the best art galleries in the city, as well as a number of boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, and bars. And while this […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Franklinton

 Taijuan Moorman Top 10 Things to Do in Franklinton

Every second Friday of the month, Franklinton artists, creatives, and community members host Franklinton Fridays, a local event showcasing the artistic work and talent Columbus has to offer. The event spans 15 venues, making Franklinton Fridays the neighborhood’s hallmark event. But there’s much more to do throughout the month, including special events at COSI, the […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Victorian Village

 Taijuan Moorman Top 10 Things to Do in Victorian Village

Victorian Village, known for its historic Victorian homes, Goodale Park, and proximity to the Short North, was one of Columbus’ first neighborhoods. The Village has experienced various periods of urban decay and revitalization over the past 100 years, but in the 1970s new life was brought into the neighborhood thanks to the Victorian Village Commission. […]

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Top 7 Things to do at the Columbus Arts Festival

 Taijuan Moorman Top 7 Things to do at the Columbus Arts Festival

Every year, Downtown Columbus is taken over by the Columbus Arts Festival, a three-day event that showcases local and national painters, photographers, sculptures, and mixed-media artists, along with live performances for the whole family to enjoy. Most will spend this weekend casually browsing the artist markets and catching a performance or two, but there is a lot more […]

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