Posts tagged "Clintonville"

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Our Favorite Hidden Gem Streets in 5 Columbus Neighborhoods

Chances are, if you’re at all familiar with Columbus, you know that High Street is the main artery that connects the city, north to south. You really can spend a whole weekend exploring just this one street. It’s super easy, and the totally free CBUS Downtown Circulator makes it even more convenient to explore this [...]



Clintonville’s The Crest Gastropub

This post is written by Cheryl Harrison, the editor of, a site dedicated to the latest news and reviews about breweries, bars, spirits, wine and events in Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CherylHarrison. The Crest Gastropub was once-upon-a-time a Clintonville neighborhood dive bar, situated at the corner of Crestview and Indianola. Now [...]

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Northstar Cafe: Just Plain Wholesome

There’s something about Northstar Cafe (a local chain of three eateries in Columbus) that makes you think you’re doing something great for yourself as soon as you step inside. From the staff (friendly counter-service and food runners are preternaturally cheerful and efficient without ever seeming rushed) to the decor (Crate and Barrel meets Whole Foods) [...]


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Vienna Ice Cafe Offers Delectable European-Style Frozen Desserts

This post is written by Meg Gordon, Membership  Manager at Experience Columbus. You can follow Meg on Twitter @Meg_ExpCols . Do you want to experience flavors unlike anything you’ve had before? Then come to Vienna Ice Café where you can taste European inspired, locally handmade ice cream. In fact, I don’t feel right calling it [...]

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Top Three Tuesday: Brunch Beverages

Brunch is pretty much the perfect way to start a lazy Sunday. Whether you’re an in-towner or visiting Columbus, you’ve got to take the time to slow down your pace and enjoy the simple things in life. While I’m not really a breakfast food guy, I love brunch, because I can get a sandwich or [...]


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Photo Essay: Sew to Speak

Sew to Speak is a stitching-maven’s paradise, located in Columbus’ Clintonville neighborhood. The small shop beautifully merchandises hundreds of trendy and classic fabrics that are hard to find elsewhere. A hub of the city’s maker culture, Sew to Speak not only carries supplies, but also offers classes – from simple projects to intricate quilting – [...]

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Savor Austrian Pastries in Columbus

Have you ever bit into a peach and tasted peach buttercream, raspberry preserves and pastry perfection? Have you ever experienced a true tea party in Columbus? Have you ever listened to live classical piano while savoring heavenly pastries from a pastry chef that trained in Europe? If you answered “no” to any of these questions, [...]


Craft shows and shopping fairs offer great holiday gifts in Columbus

Retro reindeer at Sobo Style This post is part one in a four part series about the holiday season in Columbus. Stay tuned for more in the coming week – we’ll cover where to see holiday lights and places to catch a great performance. We’ll also investigate what’s happening for the holidays at some of [...]

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Part 2: Last minute Christmas shopping in Columbus

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series posted on The Columbus Experience. Part 1 is by Amy Gatto Klein, who features her last-minute shopping gameplan. Part 2 is by Brian Cheek, who features some of his already-completed shopping stops made this holiday season. With all of the talk about the economy, I tried to [...]