Posts tagged "Short North"

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3 New Date Nights Ideas for Columbus

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. February is almost here, which means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Don’t settle for just a typical dinner. Heat up your relationship with one of these hot Columbus date night ideas that will [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]


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 [...]

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Five Tips for an Awesome HighBall Halloween!

Over the past few years, HighBall Halloween has grown into a spectacle of costumes, couture and creativity! A mix of Carnivale, Mardi Gras and Halloween, HighBall takes over High Street in the Short North Oct. 25 and 26. Here are five ways to make your HighBall experience a great one! 1. When picking your costume, [...]


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Cocktails and Canvases at Brandt-Roberts Galleries

Looking for a new spin on the art gallery experience? Brandt-Roberts Galleries in the Short North has got just what you need! Cocktails and Canvases is a fun activity to do with a group that both inspires your creativity and conviviality. First off, the space is comfortable – not cold and crisp like a lot [...]

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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) [...]