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Your Guide to Visiting the Ohio Statehouse

This post is written by Sandi Matgouranis, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. Architecture aficionados, history buffs and political junkies should make a point of visiting the Ohio Statehouse, the center of state government in Ohio. Completed in 1861, 22 years after its ceremonial groundbreaking, this National Historic Landmark [...]

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Columbus Chef Profiles: Sassafras Bakery’s AJ Perry

This post is written by Shelley Mann, founder of Umami Consulting, a company that provides marketing and public relations support for local, independent restaurants in Columbus and also executive director of Dine Originals Columbus. It’s become a Friday ritual for the Gallaugher family—when the kids get off school and dad gets off work, the whole [...]

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Your Red, White & Boom Gameplan

Red, White and Boom is the Midwest’s largest display of Independence Day fireworks – and it definitely draws huge crowds to downtown Columbus. Full of exciting performances, great food and a fun parade, the event officially starts at 11 a.m. on July 3. Find the Best View The fireworks shoot off from Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, [...]

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5 Tips for ComFest 2014

ComFest is coming June 27-29! Held in Goodale Park for each of the last 42 years, ComFest is a celebration of community, peace and togetherness – and most of all – live, local music. This free event offers seven stages of music, playing from noon to around 10 p.m. We’ve got five tips to help [...]

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9 Delicious Kid-Friendly Columbus Restaurants

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. Columbus is a city where you can stop in at any restaurant and find something that the whole family will enjoy. No, I am not talking about the national chain restaurants; I’m talking about our local [...]

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6 Cooking Class Hot Spots to Savor in Columbus

This post is written by Nicole Pallante, who blogs at A Local Choice. You can follow her on Instagram or Twitter @ALocalChoice. Whether you are looking for a social evening out or yearn to learn new recipes and skills beyond your current repertoire, these six Greater Columbus locations are sure to take your culinary and [...]

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Join the Columbus Photo Challenge!

This summer, we’ve got a brand new way to get out and explore downtown Columbus – we call it the Columbus Photo Challenge, and we’re excited to launch it today! Columbus doesn’t have that single iconic landmark that some places have. The truth is, Columbus really doesn’t need that single landmark – there are tons [...]

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