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Volunteer Opportunities in Columbus

“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” - Martin Luther King, Jr. Although 2020 has been a difficult year for us all, we’ve seen Columbus residents and businesses band…

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Columbus Celebrates the Harlem Renaissance

This year marks the 100 th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, and the city of Columbus is celebrating in a big way. The cultural and social movement known as the Harlem Renaissance quickly spread to cities across the country, and saw the rise of a…

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Fantastic French Fries in Columbus

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. Columbus has no shortage of comfort foods, and a big plate of French fries is one…

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What's New in the Short North

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales and development coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. The Short North Arts District is of one of Columbus’ best neighborhoods. With wonderful restaurants, art…

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Local Dining in the Short North

Here are some great recommendations for local dining near the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Short North Arts District. 1. Barley’s Brewpub - with classic soups, sandwiches and bar snacks 2. Double Comfort - Fried chicken to die for, with…

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Self-Guided Walking Tours Around Columbus

This post is written by Courtney Denning, blogger at Cbus52. You can follow her on Twitter @CourtneyDenning. Not sure where to begin exploring Columbus? Several local parks offer free, self-guided walking tours to get you started! The seven-acre…

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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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Why Columbus is a Fashion Capital

I hope you've been hearing a lot about Columbus as a fashion destination lately. It's true - we are the place to go for a unique fashion experience! You might wonder how Columbus has made a name for itself. Here are just a few reasons: 1. LOTS of…

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Clintonville's The Crest Gastropub

This post is written by Cheryl Harrison, the editor of DrinkUpColumbus.com, a site dedicated to the latest news and reviews about breweries, bars, spirits, wine and events in Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CherylHarrison. The Crest Gastropub…

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Take a Trip Back in Time at Historic Roscoe Village

This post is written by Claudia Plumley, marketing manager for Experience Columbus. They say you can’t go back in time, but that’s not always true. My husband and I re-lived life in the 1800s Canal Era - and one of our first dates − at Historic…

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