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5 Ways to Pamper Yourself in Downtown Columbus

Treat yourself to some self-care in as little as 30 minutes.

No stresses. No interruptions. No time-sucking projects (or people). Is that even possible?! Sure is. Just call an adulting timeout and take 30, 60, or 90 minutes for yourself in Downtown Columbus. Here’s where to go and what to do to nourish your physical and mental well-being in short order.

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Downtown Columbus

Downtown Columbus is full of something-for-everyone fun---on a budget, on a whim or on a weekend.

SID Services

Ambassador Chaperone

The weatherman promised sunny skies, but looking out your office window tells a different story. Give us a call at (614) 228-5718. An ambassador will come to the rescue—umbrella in hand. Or, if you get stuck in the office late after a client meeting, Downtown Ambassadors will walk you to your car or bus line.


To get stuff done, work together, right? Behind the scenes, the SID connects security managers and the police in real-time radio communication.

Special Duty

Downtown is safe, and we plan on keeping it that way. To stay ahead of the game, the SID hires special-duty police officers to work with our Downtown Ambassadors.

Safety Patrols

Pedaling from the Topiary Park to Roosevelt Coffee to Franklin University and everywhere in between, our safety ambassadors rack up the miles as they bike through the Discovery District. They’re not hard to miss in red and black uniforms. Oh, and they’ll be the ones smiling and waving as they ride by.

Join The Downtown Residents' Association Today

Connect with your neighbors while helping make Downtown Columbus a great place to play, work and live.

Homeless Outreach

No pretending. Homelessness is a problem all over, and we’re trying to make a difference. Two, full-time specialists make it their business to connect people in need with services. It’s like giving a hand up instead of a hand out.


We know you care—we all do. Sometimes you might want to give spare change to a panhandler. But what if you’re just feeding an addiction? Instead, give kindness by donating to an organization that truly helps the homeless.

Graffiti Removal

Power-washing ambassadors are at the ready to clean up unsightly and unfortunate street-level building tags, if necessary.

Marketing Program

Marketing a new-to-Downtown small business is easier, thanks to complimentary, short-term consulting and strategic planning from CCSID.

Umbrella Service

Umbrella-carrying ambassadors are just a phone call away if you need rain cover while in the Capital Crossroads SID. 

Ambassador Program

From jumping a dead battery to finding the best burger to escorting you to your car, we’ve got a network of Downtown Ambassadors ready to help.



Read, chill or put on some tunes and leave the driving to COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority). Our public bus system offers no-hassle commuter service for Franklin county and parts of Delaware, Fairfield, Licking and Union counties. Local and express trips. Daily and monthly passes, too.


Relax in Downtown Columbus at Square One Salon and Spa

Relax and Refresh in Downtown Columbus

Breathe in. Hold. Exhale slowly. Find moments to relax and rejuvenate around every corner in Downtown Columbus…

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Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Naturally, things are going to look a little different in Downtown this holiday season, but there are tons of small businesses and retailers that are ready with the perfect gifts for everyone on your list…

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Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide  

Dad deserves a little extra doting this Father's Day, why not support a downtown business while you're at it? If you're still at a loss for what to get a guy who has it all, here are a few ideas.  

Super-skinny wallet  

Bring dad’s billfold into the 21st centry with a sleek new wallet from Zeroz…

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