Posts from Joe Vargo

Joe Vargo

Joe is the Interactive Marketing Strategist 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 seven years, and really loves the city’s food scene and the walkability of the downtown neighborhoods. You’re most likely to find him walking his dogs in Schiller Park, at Cup o’ Joe or Pistachia Vera on 3rd Street in German Village, or at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. Sometimes, ice cream makes for a great dinner!

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Dinner and a Show: Where to Grab a Bite Before or After the Theater

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. What’s better than dinner and show? Downtown Columbus hosts a wide range of live entertainment, between local theater companies at the Riffe Center to touring Broadway [...]

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Will It Be Pho or Ramen? 12 Hot Soups to Warm Your Soul

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. During the winter months, Columbus diners turn to warm soups for relief. I mean, hot soup has is healing to both the body and soul, right? [...]

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3 New Date Nights Ideas for Columbus

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. February is almost here, which means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Don’t settle for just a typical dinner. Heat up your relationship with one of these hot Columbus date night ideas that will [...]

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7 Columbus Dining Resolutions for 2015

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. We’re well into the new year, and chances are, you’ve lost track of your resolutions. Don’t worry, though, we have some Columbus dining resolutions that will [...]

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The Joseph Hotel Opens in Columbus’ Short North

We are delighted to tell you there’s a brand new choice in overnight accommodations in Columbus – The Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, opened for business today, and we can tell right away that it will be a huge success. Thoughtful design, luxurious amenities, distinctive local touches and most importantly a commitment to art make [...]

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Where to Eat During NHL All Star Weekend, Jan. 23-25

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 is proud to host the NHL All-Star game. We’ll be welcoming plenty of new visitors to the city, and they’ll be looking for places to [...]

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The Best Ways to Cheer for the Buckeyes in Columbus in the National Championship

All of Ohio is abuzz about football! The Ohio State Buckeyes are facing off against the Oregon Ducks in the national college football championship! If you didn’t snag tickets to the game, held Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas, we’ve got a rundown of the best ways to watch the game in Columbus! Team Send-Off: Tomorrow, [...]

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4 Places to Cook and Eat in Columbus

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. Photos are courtesy of Nicole Pallante, blogger at A Local Choice. Whether you are a master chef or just a master at ordering take-out, these local Columbus participatory kitchens provide all the ingredients for a [...]