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Date Ideas in Olde Towne East

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales and development coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. Neighborhoods in Columbus are unique and full of character. One such neighborhood is Old Towne East, located in the city’s near east Side. There, you can take a stroll and explore homes representing more [...]

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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! UberBLACKworks in an on-demand fashion. You can’t pre-arrange as far in advance as you can for taxi service, but a simple push of a button will connect [...]

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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 [...]

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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 OhioFestivals.net. 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 [...]