Downtown Concierge


Columbus’ collaborative spirit is revitalizing our Downtown culture and community, not to mention our literal landscape. Here’s where to keep up with the people and places making Downtown Columbus a more livable, workable, walkable, playable place to be.

Farmers Market Risotto

Recipe from Ingredients 7 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 8 ounces green beans, trimmed and halved 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced Kosher salt Freshly ground white or black pepper 2 cups Arborio or Carnaroli rice 3/4 cup dry white wine 2 small zucchini or summer squash, or combination (about 8 ounces) 2 medium ears corn, kernels cut off 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup finely grated Pecorino cheese 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh herbs, such as basil, mint, cilantro, dill, parsley, or tarragon 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Pecorino cheese shavings (optional) Directions Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan…

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Riverfront Adventures Begin This Week

Plan your next downtown adventure on the river. Yep, thanks to the folks at HERO USA and Columbus Recreation and Parks, August 5th marks the day you’ll be able to explore downtown via kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Urban adventurers will start out on land with some water safety pointers from instructors certified from the American Canoe Association…

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A Building's Rebirth

Summer has been a wee bit soggy, but a rain cancellation means you still have a chance to take in a very cool event…

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