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Experience Columbus Blog

The Oldest ____ in Columbus

Columbus celebrated its 200th birthday in 2012 - there is a lot of history here right under your nose! Here are a few of our oldest attractions to scope out next time you visit. Neighborhood: Franklinton When you think about historic neighborhoods in…

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Hudson 29 Brings American Classics to Upper Arlington

This post is written by Maggie Mecklenborg, membership services coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @MaggieMeck. Hudson 29 Kitchen + Drink is the newest addition to the Cameron Mitchell Restaurant family. Although Hudson…

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9 Columbus Dishes You Have to Try

Columbus' food scene is booming. Every month, new restaurants open, new menus pop up and new local produce comes into season. No matter what time of year you visit Columbus, here are our picks (in no particular order) for iconic Columbus dishes that…

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A Pop Up Lobster ShackPreview for An Upcoming Restaurant

This post is written by Scott Peacock, Public Relations Manager for Experience Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @ScottPeacock34. If you the Columbus food scene like I do, then you have to check out the “Happy Happy Lobster Shack” pop-up…

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Bodega - Great Food, Great Beer: Columbus Food Scene Video

As we've shown you all week, there is no shortage of places in Columbus where you can find great food and great beer. Bodega ranks among the top choices for a causal night out, right in the heart of the Short North Arts District. Long known for its…

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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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Rivage Atlantique's Back Room Brings Dining Deals

This post is written by Casey Brown, sales/development assistant for Experience Columbus. You can find her on Twitter @CbusCasey. I keep a running list on my refrigerator of restaurants that I want to try in town, but this time I took the advice of a…

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Contemporary Casual Cuisine at Park Creek Kitchen

This post is written by Casey Brown, development/sales assistant for Experience Columbus. You can find Casey on Twitter @CbusCasey. Just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of downtown Columbus you’ll find a hidden gem called Park Creek Kitchen…

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Glenlaurel Scottish Country Inn - A Hocking Hills Retreat

This week, we’re featuring some adventurous and relaxing getaway ideas from the Hocking Hills. Just an hour southeast of Columbus, pairing these two destinations makes for a great summer trip that includes spectacular nature and the pleasures of a…

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A Guide to Columbus Bars and Restaurants with Character

This is not a guide for those who only eat on white table cloths. I cannot guarantee that you’ll find a five star restaurant from this post. If you’re looking for a romantic hotspot you’re reading the wrong article. This is for those of us that like…

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