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The Columbus community has been able to safety reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring proper health and safety protocols are in place, including a citywide mask mandate. Currently, a statewide curfew is in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 10 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The Franklin County stay-at-home advisory, in effect until Dec. 18, asks citizens not to leave their residences or travel outside of Ohio unless it is absolutely necessary. Learn more about the travel advisory and how you can help.
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Weekend idea: Play, dine, shop at Grandview Hop

Grandview Hop This Saturday welcomes the second Grandview Hop of the year to Grandview Avenue. I attended last month's hop and had a great time. Taking place the last Saturday of each month, this local street fair caters to all ages. In…

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Unique ways to spend a lunch hour in Columbus

This time of year, distances to walk at lunchtime seem shorter than they did during the frigid temperatures of the previous months. I like to take advantage of the warmer weather by strolling to some of the lunchtime programs in the area. They're…

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PGA Tour in Columbus: the Memorial Tournament

Hole #9 Photo: the Memorial Tournament Every year, my in-laws visit from South Carolina to attend the Memorial Tournament . It’s a special week in Central Ohio – I always look forward to it, and I always have fun. This year, it’s June 1-7. PGA…

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Experience Asian culture in Columbus this weekend

The post below was written by Emily Swartzlander of the Greater Columbus Arts Council . A celebrity author will visit Columbus during the Asian Festival this weekend, so Emily’s here to share the details along with her recommendations for an…

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Canoe under the moon in Hocking Hills

Looking for something a little different to do? The warmer weather and the longer days provide a perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the scenery. The Hocking Valley Canoe Livery in Logan, Ohio offers several canoe trips that are affordable…

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Touring Columbus on a Segway

Last week, several of our staff got to experience Columbus’ newest way to see downtown and learn about our city’s great history in two hours…on a Segway. Beginning June 1, SegAway Tours of Columbus will begin operating daily tours of the capital city…

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The Color Purple playing in Columbus this week

Last night, I attended the opening of The Color Purple . The Ohio Theatre was packed, and from the moment the orchestra started playing I was captivated by the cast and the music. Kenita Miller, who played Celie, has a voice that is flawless and…

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Celebrate Ohio's authors at Ohioana Book Festival

Festival season is upon us, and it's my favorite time of the year in Columbus. Being an English major, the Ohioana Book Festival on May 9 is one of my very favorites. More than 70 Ohio authors will be there - all of whom have recently been…

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Mother's Day idea: Mother May I in German Village

Mother's Day is quickly approaching on May 10. Wondering what to do? Here’s a unique event I'll be experiencing with my mom: Mother May I in German Village on Saturday, May 9. Mother May I is a series of events at participating German Village shops…

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