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How to Spend Presidents' Day in Columbus

Presidents' Day is an annual federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of our country’s first president, George Washington. For many, that means it’s a three-day weekend off of work. Whether you’re looking to learn more…

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Celebrate Mardi Gras With These Columbus Specials

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is known as the last day of feasting and indulgence before Ash Wednesday and the start of a 47-day fast called Lent. Although it’s not observed as a national holiday, the French Catholic tradition is celebrated across the…

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How to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Columbus

Valentine’s Day is a time to show appreciation for the ones you love. Whether romantic or platonic, there are plenty of great ways to celebrate virtually and in-person this year. Check out our recommendations below! If you're looking for someone to…

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Black-Owned Local Businesses in Columbus

Originally posted: June 11, 2020 Last updated: Feb. 1, 2021 We are proud of how individuals, businesses and leaders around Columbus are working toward ways to productively and peacefully take action against racism and social injustice. One of the…

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Support Local During (614) Restaurant Week

(614) Restaurant Week is back and better than ever from Jan. 25-30, 2021. This year, the majority of meals are available for carryout, as well as the traditional dine-in, plus participants have the opportunity to raise money for Service!, a relief…

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Best Columbus Moments of 2020

This past year has been anything but normal, and while it has been incredibly difficult for many, there is still so much to be proud of in our community. As we get ready to say goodbye to 2020, we’ve rounded up our favorite moments of the year as a…

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