Posts from Joe Vargo

Joe Vargo

Joe is the Director of Interactive Marketing for Experience Columbus, so he’s the voice behind EC’s Twitter and Facebook pages, and puts together the blog calendar. If there’s any information you’d like to see covered in the blog, he’s the guy to talk to! Joe has lived in Columbus for the past ten years, and really loves the city’s food scene and the walkability of the downtown neighborhoods. You’re most likely to find him with his wife and young daughter at Schiller Park, Pistachia Vera on 3rd Street in German Village, Northstar Cafe or at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

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9 Date-Night Dining Standouts

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. Columbus has no shortage of cozy spots for date nights. Whether you’re looking for something casual or formal, you’ll find many options offering creative and delicious [...]

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8 Columbus Juice Bars to Get your Fix

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. Get juicing at a few of these suggested stops. Alchemy Juice Bar + Cafe on Parsons Avenue features house-made juices on tap and in the bottle. [...]

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Where to Run in Columbus

When you’re in Columbus for your next visit, don’t leave those those running shoes behind. The brand-new downtown Scioto Mile project has connected dozens of miles of trails that are accessible from your hotel, wherever you’re staying in central Columbus. The Scioto Greenway Trail’s downtown corridor contains the newest parts of the city’s vast trail [...]

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Lighter Ethnic Fare in Columbus

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. Maybe you’ve resolved to eat healthier this year? Maybe you’ve resolved to be more adventurous? Why not do both at the same time? Exploring Columbus’ varied [...]

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Your Winter Park Guide to the Arena District

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. The Columbus Blue Jackets’ Winter Park returns again January 22 through February 21, with the big feature being the NHL-sized public skating rink at the McFerson [...]

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31 Places to Reconnect in Columbus

Short North 1. Goodale Park – Just a block west of High Street, this urban oasis is calm and beautiful 2. Short North Shopping – Tons of locally owned boutiques and restaurants, perfect for a stroll 3. Pizzuti Collection – This new art museum has quickly become a hotspot Downtown 4. Ohio Statehouse – The [...]