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Celebrate Colo's 57th Birthday on Dec. 22!

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has a well-earned reputation for excellent conservation work, going all the way back to 1956, when Colo, the zoo's matriarch gorilla was born. She was the first gorilla ever born in captivity, and today, she's still…

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New Years Eve Columbus Style

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales and development assistant for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. If you are at all like me you feel quite a bit of pressure to plan a perfect New Year’s Eve. Thankfully, the New…

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Catch Flashdance at the Palace Theatre!

This post is written by Sandi Matgouranis, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols. Playing through Sunday at the Palace Theatre, “Flashdance – The Musical” is an energetic and, well, flashy show…

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5 Tips for Great Winter Hikes in Columbus

This post is written by Courtney Denning, blogger at cbus52.blogspot.com. You can follow her on Twitter @CourtneyDenning. When the weather turns cold, it’s tempting to stay inside, wrap yourself in a blanket and watch television. What is there to do…

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Your Guide to Columbus Holiday Performances

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales and development assistant for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. If you are like me, you love Thanksgiving but can’t wait for it to be over so you can bust out the holiday…

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Hidden Holiday Gift Zones: Museum Gift Shops

We've given you a bunch of ideas for holiday shopping over the past few weeks, but if you're still searching, here's our secret tip: Museum gift shops stock some great items and are generally extremely affordable! We visited a few around Columbus to…

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Holiday Shopping Guide: 5 Great Gifts for Foodies

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, public relations intern for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck . Tavern Vinegar - Tavern Vinegar Co. is a new Columbus-based artisan vinegar business and a joint venture between…

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