pure imagination chocolatier

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 [...]

| 1 Comment

ohio stadium

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 [...]



Alternative Fashion Week Shows off Columbus’ Style

The Alternative Fashion Mob is changing the fashion game in Columbus with Alternative Fashion Week, April 19-26. The lineup of interactive programming is geared to make the traditionally exclusive fashion industry accessible and appealing to a wide range of people. The week includes a range of fashion-themed events and collaborations. Led by Kelli Martin, who [...]

| 1 Comment

short north

36 Hours in the Short North

This post is written by Sandi Matgouranis, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow Sandi on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. Want to take a quick trip for the weekend? The Short North Arts District makes an excellent getaway. Here’s what I suggest you do with 36 hours in the neighborhood that’s known as the “art and [...]

gallery hop 1

5 Tips for the Best Gallery Hop

Gallery Hop has been going strong in the Short North Arts District for 26 years for good reason – it’s a great opportunity to see the neighborhood at its most vibrant, with art peppering both galleries and non-traditional spaces like boutiques, restaurants and salons. In warmer months, street vendors and performers entertain all up and [...]

moonlight 4

Get to December’s Moonlight Market for Last-Minute Gifts

This post is written by Walker Evans, founder of Columbus Underground. You can follow Columbus Underground on Twitter @ColsUnderground. The Moonlight Market on Gay Street is closing out it’s inaugural 2013 season with a final installation this Saturday evening Dec. 14) from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. If you’ve attended any of the monthly events [...]


TigerTree’s Holiday Window Is Just What You Need to See Today

Getting a little overwhelmed with the holiday season? Take a quick breather and check out this awesome holiday window display from Short North boutique Tigertree. The display, built by Tigertree’s owners Josh and Niki Quinn and members of their family, features a young and skinny blue jeans-wearing Santa Claus along with a narwhal and polar [...]