Art and Urban Renewal

By Cass Freeland | 21 Feb, 2017

Experience urban renewal at its finest. Blockfort Gallery and Studios has taken a former downtown auto parts store and converted it into a gallery and artist studios. Painters, sculptors, printmakers, designers, performers, organizers and makers…

CBUS Student Hack

By Melissa Fast | 14 Feb, 2017

It’s a good thing. Promise. Franklin University and AT&T Ohio have joined forces to encourage students to pursue computer science education. Participants of the CBus Student Hack will gain access to all kinds of hi-tech…

Winter Wonder Park

By Melissa Fast | 07 Feb, 2017

Skating, sliding, cheering (for the Jackets of course). Do it all at Winter Park (presented by Worthington Industries) at McFerson Commons right across from Nationwide Arena. But hurry, the big shindig only lasts until February…

State of Downtown: A Look at 2016 and Upcoming Trends

By Melissa Fast | 31 Jan, 2017

What’s progress look like, and how do downtown office, retail and residential markets affect the economic development of the urban core? Is Columbus at risk for the “Peak Millennial” reported in recent national news? Get…

Wonderball

By Melissa Fast | 24 Jan, 2017

Deviate from the usual. Wander into a world of wonder at the Columbus Museum of Art’s Wonderball. The soiree takes place on January 28. Join Honorary Chairs Larry Smith, creator of the Six-Word Memoir, and…

Winter Equals Exploration

By Melissa Fast | 17 Jan, 2017

If you lived in Minnesota or Maine, likely you wouldn’t think twice about leaving the house or office in the winter to explore your city. Sometimes though, it’s hard—really hard—especially when the skies here spit…

When Life Gives You Balls

By Melissa Fast | 10 Jan, 2017

A new age of entrepreneurs across the country have redefined the bar scene, and local business owner Troy Allen leads the way with PINS Mechanical and his first concept 16 Bit Bar + Arcade. It’s…

2017 Explorations

By Melissa Fast | 03 Jan, 2017

Some may wonder how it can possibly be 2017 already, while others are more than ready to say goodbye to last year. Either way, it may leave you wondering about what’s next. In 2017, go…

Platform Brews

By Melissa Fast | 20 Dec, 2016

It’s no secret that the craft brew scene is huge in Columbus. Whether you prefer a pilsner, a double IPA or a hearty stout, choices abound. Several breweries call downtown home, which means an easy…

Let’s Go Koko

By Melissa Fast | 13 Dec, 2016

Who doesn’t love cupcakes, a great macaron or a freshly baked cookie? Up until now you would have been hard pressed to find all of these things in one downtown place, but not now. We…