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A New Luxurious Way to Get Around Columbus

Do you want to travel around Columbus in style? There’s a new player on the transportation scene here that’s making getting around the city very swanky and easy! UberBLACK works in an on-demand fashion. You can’t pre-arrange service they way you can with a taxi company, but you can request service when you need it [...]

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Candy in Columbus

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales and development coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. When I think candy and Columbus, Anthony-Thomas Chocolates is the first company to come to mind. Opened in 1952, Anthony-Thomas is a long standing Columbus institution. They have a number of retail shops throughout [...]

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Why Creative Types Love Columbus

Columbus’ unabashed creative spirit is found in every corner of the city. It’s been attracting artists for over 200 years now, and all this creativity has led to some awesome galleries, museums and exhibits. Here are some of our favorite creative hotspots: The Short North Arts District Gallery Hop – With dozens of galleries and [...]

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Two Great Ways to Experience the PGA Tour’s Memorial Tournament

Every Memorial Day weekend, the golf world’s attention focuses on Columbus. Jack Nicklaus’ renowned Muirfield Village Golf Club in nearby Dublin plays host to the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance May 26-June 1. We’ve got two ways to experience the on-course action – so if you’ve ever even dusted off a driver, you’ll want [...]


Ashville Viking Festival Sets Sail April 26 and 27

This post is written by Kristian Campana, who has visited and documented more than 300 festivals on his blog When he isn’t writing about festivals, he is working jobs as an accountant and Italian translator, traveling with his wife and son or concocting some dish in the kitchen. Kristian resides in Oberlin. The Ashville [...]

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What to Eat: Columbus Food League Edition

This post is written by Sandi Matgouranis, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. Downtown Columbus is home to a group of eateries that make up the Columbus Food League, run by local restauranteur Elizabeth Lessner. Known for their quirky individuality, her self-proclaimed “anti-establishments” serve up new takes on comfort [...]

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8 Experiences Any Sports Fan Will Love

1. Cheering the Ohio State Buckeyes in scarlet and grey – You don’t get much bigger than Ohio Stadium when it comes to college football settings. From Script Ohio to the extravagant tailgating setups to the Buckeye game itself, this is one football Saturday every fan should experience. 2. Offering golf claps for the world’s [...]


Your Date Night Guide to 8 Columbus Neighborhoods

Need a fresh idea for a night out in Columbus? We’ve got a a date-night plan for each of these 8 great Columbus districts! GERMAN VILLAGE – Start your night in German Village, Columbus’ premiere historic neighborhood, with cocktails at Curio. This speakeasy-style bar offers some of the most creative drinks in the city. Stroll [...]


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6 Tips for the Best Rolling Party with Pedal Wagon

This post is written by Leah Lammers, membership manager for Experience Columbus. Last spring, Columbus welcomed The Pedal Wagon, a 15-person pedal powered machine. This up-and-coming attraction offers a fun and unique way to explore Columbus’ various districts, breweries and local bars. Whether it is you and 14 of your closest friends, or six of [...]

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10 Columbus Dishes You Have to Try

Columbus’ food scene is booming. Every month, new restaurants open, new menus pop up and new local produce comes into season. No matter what time of year you visit Columbus, here are our picks (in no particular order) for iconic Columbus dishes that will knock your socks off. Here th 1. Rye Croissant with House-made [...]