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Pick up a New Skill at These 8 Maker Spaces

Learning a new craft can open many doors for those in the constant pursuit of knowledge, whether it’s self-expression, personal growth, a fun new hobby, or a practical skill you’re looking to obtain. From dabbling in paint to firing your first…

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Spring Break in Columbus Is a No-Brainer

Whatever the weather spring brings, this flexible getaway is packed with excitement for everyone. There’s always something new to learn at COSI, and right now, that means a huge new American Museum of Natural History dinosaur exhibit that will awe…

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Light-Based Art Exhibit Gilds Frankin Park Conservatory

This post is written by Casey Brown, Sales and Development Assistant for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @CbusCasey. Visiting Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is in my top 5 must do activities in Columbus for any…

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Photo Essay: Franklin Park Conservatory

If you need a break from the bustle of the city, Franklin Park Conservatory is just the place for you. The glasshouse is packed with lush foliage, spectacularly colored glass art from Dale Chihuly and soothing water features. The butterfly house in…

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Holiday Lights in Columbus

This post is written by Sandi Combs, Marketing Coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow Sandi on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols . Part of what makes the holidays so magical to me is that the whole city seems to be shining with glittering…

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Butterflies Fly Free at Franklin Park Conservatory

Have you seen the butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory yet? If not, it’s absolutely worth a trip. I visited with a group of kindergarteners and they were engaged, educated and definitely entertained. An annual exhibition, Blooms & Butterflies is…

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Show Mom Appreciation, Columbus Style

This post is written by Bri Pollard, an intern at Experience Columbus. Bri is a senior at The Ohio State University and will be graduating in June with a degree in Communication. ___________________________ We’ve all done flowers and breakfast in…

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Experiencing Columbus during the Arnold Sports Festival

Last week, we gave you a guide to The Arnold Sports Festival that included helpful tips for the upcoming weekend. This week, we're here to help you find a few extra ways to experience Columbus. If the evenings bring you some downtime, check out these…

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Things to do for Valentine's Day in Columbus

Photo: bixentro on Flickr Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and there are plenty of things to do in Columbus to celebrate - whether you spend it with a special someone, your dearest friends or with your family. I started to research…

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