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Last minute ideas for New Year's Eve in Columbus

Photo by Randall Lee Schieber Still figuring out how to ring in 2009? Maybe we can help with a little inspiration from the Columbus Events Calendar. Click here to check out a list of events, performances, restaurants and hotel packages available…

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Unwrapped stops by Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

On the heels of Kelly's North Market post where she mentioned her love of Riesling Poached Pear Sorbet, I thought I'd share this update I received from the Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams Facebook page : "In his endless quest for the best sweet and…

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All kinds of good finds at the North Market

The North Market Photo by Rod Berry The North Market is one of those unforgettable places in Columbus and I still remember my first trip. I was visiting a friend at The Ohio State University when she introduced me to the best ice cream I’d…

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U.S.-Mexico soccer rivalry returns to Columbus

After a week of rumors, it's official: U.S. Soccer has selected Crew Stadium to host the U.S. Men’s National Team's rival Mexico on Feb. 11. The match in Columbus is the first of five final round qualifiers for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The U.S. team…

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A breathtaking happy hour at Franklin Park Conservatory

Photo by Thomas Alexander (see more on Flickr ) If you're looking for an alternative to happy hour at a local bar, consider Cocktails @ the Conservatory . It's held at the Franklin Park Conservatory every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m…

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Egypt is coming to Columbus

Yesterday I attended a press conference announcing an exciting joint venture. The Columbus Museum of Art , COSI Columbus , the Columbus Metropolitan Library and several other central Ohio libraries have partnered to create Egypt in Columbus . The…

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Entertaining out-of-towners in the Short North

My husband and I recently entertained our friends, Jimmy and Stacy, who visited here from Richmond, VA. As a Columbus native, I wanted to be sure they left town knowing Columbus is a cool place. Since they were staying at the DoubleTree downtown, I…

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Cooking fun at Woodhaven Farm

Along with a few Experience Columbus staff members, I recently participated in a hands-on cooking experience with chef Tami Cecil at Woodhaven Farm in Johnstown, Ohio (about 25 miles northeast of Columbus). Chef Tami , who trained at the Culinary…

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