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4 Getting Around 5 Plan Your Visit 8 Columbus Maps 10 Columbus’ Best Bets Discover our neighborhoods, hear from the owner of Late Night Slice, enjoy the great outdoors, get into the artistic spirit and so much more. The city offers something for everyone this winter.

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20 Winter Events The arts scene heats up in the winter, as does the world of Columbus sports. From NHL hockey to the orchestra and beyond, the winter events calendar is packed with fun.

29 Attractions & Entertainment Family fun, art galleries, outdoor adventure and more.

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37 Food & Drink Man V. Food, Columbus-style. Plus, dining on a dime.

47 Sports Buckeyes men’s and women basketball, the Columbus Blue Jackets and more heat things up this winter. Plus: the Arnold Sports Festival returns.

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50 Shopping The city’s most stylish spots.

55 Lodging 59 Business & Service Directory

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 to columbus Drivers can reach Columbus via two major interstates that intersect near downtown: I-70 (east-west) and I-71 (north-south). I-670 connects the airport to downtown, and I-270 circles the city. For construction information, go to or call 614-645-PAVE. See pages 8-9 for Columbus-area and downtown maps. Visitors flying into the city arrive at Port columbus International Airport (614-239-4000;, located just 10 minutes east of downtown and served by the following carriers: Air Canada, AirTran, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United and US Airways. megabus (877-462-6342; serves Columbus with drop-offs near The Ohio State University campus and downtown Columbus.

the bus icon when getting directions on COTA makes it easy to ride: 1) Know where you want to go. 2) Use the google Trip Planner on to find your bus number and departure time. 3) Arrive at the bus stop five minutes before departure. 4) get on board and pay your fare. You will need exact change. 5) At your destination, exit out the back door.

Taxi service is widely available. The average fare from Port Columbus International Airport to downtown is $22. Download the app from Yellow cab (614-444-4444, to order a cab and track its progress to your location in real-time. bicycles are available via coGo bike share (855-877-2646, at 30 stations throughout downtown.


 Around columbus It’s easy to get around Ohio’s capital. Automobiles are available for rent through Experience Columbus members (see page 64). Public transportation is provided by central ohio transit Authority (COTA, 614-228-1776 or Normal bus fare is $2; express fare, $2.75. View maps of all bus routes at or click on 4

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Plan your visit

With so much to do and a location that’s within 550 miles of more than half of the nation’s population, Columbus is the ideal city for a quick—or long!— getaway. It’s easily accessible by car or plane.

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To ensure that you get the most out of your visit to Columbus, check out Experience Columbus online at Here you’ll find trip ideas and itineraries, and an up-to-date calendar of events (the calendar is searchable by date range and category). Use the My Planner tool to create your own itinerary and share it with your travel partners, make hotel and restaurant reservations, purchase a travel package and more. While you’re on our website, sign up for free membership in the Columbus insiders Club. After signing up, you’ll receive a monthly email with special offers and discounts to the city’s top attractions and events.

In Columbus, we’re dedicated to providing visitors with an amazing experience. That’s why the Greater Columbus tourism Ambassador program was developed. Our goal is to cultivate a destination-wide culture of quality service and welcoming residents to create a memorable visitor experience. We’re working with employees and volunteers at attractions, restaurants, hotels and transportation companies around Central Ohio to make your visit the best it can be. Hundreds of people have already earned the national Certified Tourism Ambassador™ designation. Look for certified staff wearing the star pin.

Need more help? Speak with a Columbus travel Counselor by calling 866-397-2657. Staff members can provide ideas, suggestions and directions to customize your visit. You also can ask our staff questions on Twitter using #expcols. If you’re in need of guidance while exploring the downtown area, Capital Crossroads Ambassadors are available to answer questions and provide directions seven days a week. They’re easy to spot: Look for the folks with the word “Safety” on their backs.


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 visitor Centers Find out more at our two Visitor Centers. The Downtown location at 277 W. Nationwide Blvd. in the Arena District is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 10 a.m.4 p.m. The easton town Center location is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.9 p.m. and Sunday from noon-6 p.m.

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visitor information resources  Visitor bureaus Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors & Convention bureau, 627 Wheeling Ave., Ste. 200, Cambridge, 43725, 740-432-2022. Home of Salt Fork Lake, Seneca Lake, Living Word Outdoor Drama and Cambridge Glass. Convention & Visitors bureau of Worthington, 777 High St., P.O. Box 225, 43085, 614-841-2545. Historic area with restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Coshocton County Convention & Visitors bureau, 401 Main St., Coshocton, 43812, 740-622-4877. Historic Roscoe Village, wineries, public golf courses, outdoor recreation and more. Delaware County tourism bureau, 34 S. Sandusky St., Delaware, 43015, 740-368-4748. Home to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Destination: Canal Winchester, P.O. Box 45, Canal Winchester, 43110, 614-270-5053. Museums, restaurants and shopping. Destination Hilliard, 5274 Norwich St., 43026, 614-664-3290. A charming small town just minutes from Columbus and the new Casino. Dublin Convention & Visitors bureau, 9 S. High St., 43017, 800-245-8387. Home of the Dublin Irish Festival, the Memorial Tournament and 14 hotels. Fairfield County Visitors and Convention bureau, 124 W. Main St., Ste. 200, Lancaster, 43130, 740-654-5929. Gahanna Convention & Visitors bureau, 167 Mill St., 43230, 614-418-9114. Nostalgic Americana just minutes from Columbus. Grandview Marble Cliff area Chamber of Commerce, 1258-B Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-486-0196. Greater Licking County Convention & Visitors bureau, 455 Hebron Rd., St. Rte. 79, Heath, 43056, 740-345-8224. Country inns, bike trails, Longaberger Homestead and golf. Grove City area Visitors & Convention bureau, 3378 Park St., 43123, 614-539-8747. Just six miles from downtown Columbus. Morrow County Visitor’s bureau, 80 N. Walnut St., Ste. B, Mt. Gilead, 43338, 419-947-7535. reynoldsburg Visitor & Community activities bureau, P. O. Box 357, 43068, 614-866-4888. Home of the Tomato Festival. tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors bureau, 124 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia, 44663, 330-602-2420.

union County Convention & Visitors bureau, 227 E. Fifth St., Marysville, 43040, 937-642-6279. Offering small town charm, covered bridges and the Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway. Wayne County Convention & Visitors bureau, 428 W. Liberty St., Wooster, 44691, 330-264-1800. Westerville Visitors & Convention bureau, 20 W. Main St., 43081, 614-794-0401. Shopping, antiques, festivals and museums.

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enture COSI is an awesome adv through that brings science to life ivities, daily fascinating, hands-on act movies live shows, Extreme Screen 10 themed and special attractions in exhibition areas.

aaa ohio auto Club, 90 E. Wilson Bridge Rd., 43085, 614-431-7800. Coordinating meeting, event and incentive programs., 614-466-2613. A complete guide to culture in Ohio. at&t Yellow Pages, 1530 Corporate Woods Pkwy., 44685, 330-896-6024. Your direct source to all businesses in the Greater Columbus region., 100 E. Broad St., Ste. 2250, 43215, 614-224-2606. A guide to cultural events.

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Columbus Metropolitan Library, 96 S. Grant Ave., 43215, 614-645-2275. Huntington national bank, 41 S. High St., HCO416, 43215, 614-480-4005. Several locations throughout Central Ohio.

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614-431-3388 614-228-1776 614-645-7283 614-221-2489 or 866-397-2657 #expcols on Twitter Emergency 911 Fire 614-221-2345 Franklin County Sheriff 614-462-3333 International Visitors 614-225-9057 Council Inc. Ohio Tourism Information 800-282-5393 Police 614-645-4545 Port Columbus International Airport 614-239-4083 State Highway Patrol 614-466-2660 Time/Weather 614-281-1111 Urgent Care-OhioHealth in Partnership with NextCare Downtown/Victorian Village 614-544-0822 Dublin 614-923-0300 Gahanna 614-476-1112 Grove City 614-833-0160 Powell 740-549-2700 Reynoldsburg 614-522-6900 U.S. Customs 614-497-1865

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ZipZone Canopy Tours

Early Television Museum Jack Nicklaus Museum

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UNIVERSITY DISTRICT Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Hollywood Casino Columbus

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Attractions & entertainment

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exciTinG & enTerTaininG neiGHBorHooDs To exPlore German VillaGe Brick streets and charming homes are hallmarks of this historic neighborhood. Situated just south of downtown, German Village is home to cozy restaurants and bars, including a hometown favorite—the original Max & Erma’s. Other highlights include two consistent “best restaurant” picks, Barcelona and lindey’s. For: HGTV fanatics and foodies

Brewery DisTricT Located west of German Village and south of downtown, this neighborhood is a nightlife favorite. It’s home to

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the columbus Brewing company, where awardwinning beers are brewed onsite. Other highlights include World of Beer and shadowbox live, one of the city’s most entertaining theater troupes known for original sketch comedy. For: couples looking for an outof-the-box date night

DownTown THeaTer DisTricT Catch Broadway musicals, Balletmet, the columbus symphony and dozens of other arts groups in Columbus’ downtown performing arts district. The ohio Theatre, built in 1928, is a highlight—rich SpanishBaroque architecture and an

Mike Soboro started selling pizza to Short North Arts District bar-hoppers in June 2009, slinging pies from an office at an old used-car lot. Now with six brick-andmortar locations—including a new spot at Columbus Commons park downtown— and a handful of roaming food trucks, Late Night Slice happily feeds daytime and late-night snackers throughout the city. How did you get started? It was very much an experiment from the beginning. I kept hearing, ‘Where’s the pizza by the slice in this city?’ After hearing that so many times at night, I started wondering, too. For years

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impressive 21-foot chandelier bring the drama even before the act takes the stage. The Ohio, Palace and southern theaters and the Vern riffe center theaters are located downtown, while the lincoln Theatre is just east of downtown in the KingLincoln District. Each of the theaters features a variety of acts year-round. For: avid performing arts fans and architectural history buffs

the Short North shop was just a giant guinea pig, basically teaching us how to make pizza. what sets you apart from other pizza joints in columbus? We try to make people laugh. My partners and I have a pretty deranged sense of humor. Our unofficial logo is ‘Pay, eat, leave.’ That kind of sets the tone. what’s your best seller? The Pizza of the Week is wildly popular. The mac and cheese pizza is kind of like our McDonald’s McRib—we bring it back two times a year and people go crazy over it.

sHorT norTH arTs DisTricT Head north of downtown for the city’s premier arts district. Galleries, shops and restaurants stay open late the first Saturday of every month throughout the year for Gallery Hop. Neighborhood must-visits include Tigertree and substance for local fashion; Basi italia, Deepwood and

what do you love about columbus’ food scene? You can get pretty much anything that you want, and you don’t even have to look that hard for it. In the Short North you can have awesome Thai and walk to the other end to have Greek and then have fusion Asian and even oysters within two blocks.

wHere To FinD a slice Hankering for a slice of spicy pepperoni? You can stop into one of Mikey’s several Columbus locations or you can track down one of the two mobile PizzAssault

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Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse for outstanding food and drinks; Brandt-Roberts Galleries for fine art and the Lindsay Gallery for eclectic folk art. For: Fashionistas and those with an appreciation for fine dining

ARenA DiStRict Enjoy world-class sports in this nightlife-heavy neighborhood where the

entertainment lasts into the wee hours and sports fans are right at home. While the columbus clippers minor league baseball team finishes out the season at Huntington Park, the columbus Blue Jackets professional hockey team plays at Nationwide Arena, which doubles as a venue for live music. Nightlife best-bets include Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar, concerts at the

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Lc and handcrafted beers at Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant. For: Super sports fans and bar-hoppers

OLDe tOwne eASt One of the first suburban areas in Columbus, Olde Towne East sits just east of downtown and was home to the city’s original mansiondwellers. It’s easy to see why the area is popular with

home renovators and design enthusiasts. The Franklin Park area features treelined streets and sprawling homes and it’s the perfect spot for taking a stroll and admiring original 19thcentury architecture. Stop by Yellow Brick Pizza for a spicy chicken corn chowder pie. Or, head to the King Arts complex for an exhibit or performance. For: Oldschool culture enthusiasts Courtesy Columbus Alive

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trucks for a to-go-style treat. The black trucks can be spotted across the city, from campus to downtown, and serve up the same great Mikey’s that you’ll get

at the brick-and-mortar locations, including cheese, mushroom with roasted garlic, plain pepperoni and spicy pepperoni. Follow Mikey’s Late Night Slice on

Twitter @LateNightSlice for details on where the truck is located right now. As for the brick-andmortar locations, the once-small pizza company

now has five, in the Short North, Grandview (inside Woodlands Tavern), Clintonville (inside Ledo’s Tavern), Columbus Commons and on campus.

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Explore Columbus with an artist’s eye this season. VISUAL ART The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens are aglow with British light artist Bruce Munro’s unique light installations. Visit on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights until 11 p.m. through Feb. 8 for a breathtaking view. 12

The Columbus Museum of Art showcases an important piece of art history with “Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Modern: Paris 18801910.” The exhibition, on view Feb. 8-May 18, features an extraordinary collection of work created by French avant-garde artists. Expect beautiful Parisian

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streetscapes, portraits, cabaret sketches and figure studies in an exhibit that focuses on the creative genius of the artists, writers, musicians and performers who inhabited the famous Montmartre neighborhood. Now through March 9, find a cutting-edge exhibit of photographer Matthew Brandt. The LA-based artist is known for his bold, often dreamlike photos—and for a process in which unexpected elements from nature and beyond are infused in the images. The Columbus Museum of Art is the first

museum to host a Brandt solo show. The Wexner Center for the Arts fills four galleries with “Via Brasil” (Feb. 1-April 20), a long-awaited exhibit featuring associated programming on the cultural influence of Brazil.

THEATER Broadway in Columbus brings two great shows to town this winter— “Flashdance” (Dec. 17-22) and “We Will Rock You” (Jan. 7-12). “Flashdance” celebrates its 30th anniversary with this high-energy tour, featuring

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shadowbox Live presents a show packed with laughs and live rock and roll this season. The popular “Holiday Hoopla” sketch comedy show runs Nov. 21-Dec. 28, and Monty Python’s “Spamalot” returns Jan. 12Feb. 9.

The historic Garden Theatre is home to the short North stage, a professional theater company located in the heart of the Short North Arts District. See “Songs of the Season,” on stage Dec. 12-22, and “A Grand Night for Singing,” Feb. 6-23.

Dinner and a show come together at shane’s Cloak and Dagger Dinner Theatre. Classic “whodunit?” murder-mystery shows run on weekends and Wednesday nights, featuring stand-up and improv comedy.


plenty of ways to celebrate with music. The Columbus symphony Orchestra performs their Holiday Pops show at the Ohio Theatre Dec. 6-8, while the Columbus Jazz Orchestra presents “Home for the Holidays” at the Southern Theatre Dec. 5-8. The Irish Tenors come to the Palace Theatre on Dec. 9 for an evening of beautiful music, while, on the other end of the musical spectrum, African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo heads to the Southern Theatre Feb. 4. The CSO presents the

music of the Bee Gees with “Stayin’ Alive,” on stage at the Ohio Theatre on Jan. 18, while the CJO teams up with ’80s “It Girl” Molly Ringwald for an evening of jazz—“Don’t You Forget About Me,” on stage at the Southern Theatre Feb. 6-9. Acclaimed guitarist Bill Frisell and his Big Sur Quintet will perform an evening of music at the Wexner Center for the Arts on Dec. 3.


hits like “Flashdance – What a Feeling” and “I Love Rock & Roll.” “We Will Rock You,” a show that has to date been seen by 15 million fans across the world, features a score of Queen songs. Both performances will take place at the Palace Theatre. CAPA presents the Peking Acrobats on Feb. 12. The acrobatic troupe brings their daring, exhilarating and family-friendly performance to the Southern Theatre. From extreme somersaulting to astonishing contortions, there’s little that this group can’t do.

Nothing defines holiday tradition like “The Nutcracker,” and BalletMet’s annual show promises to be as gorgeous as ever. See new artistic director Edwaard Liang’s take on a classic at the Ohio Theatre; the show will run Dec. 12-24. BalletMet will venture into a more whimsical world for “Alice in Wonderland,” on stage at the Capitol Theatre Feb. 7-15.

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oNe City, tWo WAys Whether you’re a kid or just a kid at heart, these activities are sure to please everyone in the family.

For the kids Grab a cup of hot chocolate and wander a winter wonderland at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium when the annual holiday lights show returns; Wildlights will light up the zoo through Jan. 5. On Dec. 15, families visiting the zoo can enjoy breakfast

with St. Nick during Dine with Santa. The day includes a meal, up-close animal encounters, visits with Santa and more. Young theater patrons are in luck—a number of fun, smartly produced children’s productions will take the stage this season. At the Park Street Theatre, the Columbus Children’s theatre presents “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,” Nov. 21-Dec. 22; “The Princess and the Pea,”

Jan. 9-26; and “Arthur and the Magic Sword,” Feb. 6-23. CAtCo is kids presents the Dr. Seuss favorite “The Cat in the Hat” at the Riffe Center Studio One Theater, Jan. 17-26. Curious kids and parents alike will love the handson activities at Cosi. The interactive science center features permanent and traveling exhibits, live shows and a dazzling Extreme Screen movie experience. Explore familiar scenes from

the Curious George books while learning about science, math and engineering at “Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!” Sept. 21-Jan. 5. Also coming to COSI this winter is the “International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes,” on view Feb. 8-Sept. 1. This exhibit gives young sleuths the chance to solve mysteries, 19th-century-style. Want the thrill of a waterpark in the wintertime? Head to CoCo key Water resort or Fort rapids indoor Water Park for indoor water slides, surfing, wave pools and more.

Adults oNly Enjoy a pint of beer brewed on-site after a tour of the historic elevator Brewing Company in downtown Columbus. Tours run the third Saturday of each month. Want to be a part of the brewing fun? Head to North high Brewing in the Short North Arts District to become a brewmaster for the day. Class participants have the opportunity to create their own craft brews using the brewery’s equipment, while experts are on-hand to make sure you create an excellent batch.

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Head to hollywood Casino Columbus for a little taste of

Las Vegas, Capital-City style. With more than 2,500 slots, 36 live poker tables and three on-site dining options (including a fine-dining option), you’re sure to be entertained—and, hopefully, get lucky. For more fun, check out Scioto Downs Racino, which is home to more than 2,100 games. For dinner and a laugh, check out the Funny Bone Comedy Club, located inside Easton Town Center, one of Columbus’ premier shopping destinations. Comedy performances are offered each week Wednesday through Sunday.

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Microbrew coluMbus Columbus boasts an impressive beer scene, and this itinerary is a must for any craft-brew lover. Check out the city’s major microbrewers, bottle your own beer and purchase a growler or two.

Art A lA Mode Food and art: the perfect pair, some would argue. Explore Columbus’ growing arts scene with stops for sweet treats and gourmet fare in between. Check out the Columbus Museum of Art,

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Short North Arts District, Alana’s Food & Wine and more.

holidAy enchAntMent Columbus is a delightful place to visit during the holidays. Here are some ideas for festive things to see and do throughout the area during this magical season.

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Warm up with an out-of-this-world cup of coffee on this tour of several craft coffee shops. Included in the itinerary are aficionado favorites Cafe Brioso, Mission Coffee, One Line Coffee and so much more. Learn about the beans, the brewing process and the how to make the perfect cup.

for the love of Music Shop for vinyl, hear some live tunes, enjoy a little bluegrass with a side of craft beer and take in some jazz— Columbus’ music scene continues to grow, and this trip is perfect for anyone with an interest in music, live and otherwise. Check out this itinerary for some music adventures.


Columbus is a city for everyone— young and old, outdoor adventures and fashionistas, arts lovers and sports enthusiasts. With so much going on, planning a visit to the city may seem like an undertaking. But that’s not so, thanks to the easy-to-access and even easier-to-use Trip Ideas on Experience Columbus’ website. From culinary adventures—think exotic eats and food trucks galore— to affordable family fun, itineraries for Buckeyes fans and perfect plans for every music lover, visit Here’s a sampling of just some of what you’ll find online.

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GuYS WeeKenD Grab the guys and hit the town. Here’s a sample itinerary to get you started. DAY 1 Devote your first day in Columbus to checking out some of the city’s newest gastropubs, all offering craft beers and high-quality pub grub. 101 Beer Kitchen in Dublin, on the city’s northwest side, boasts an impressive selection of brews on tap, housemade soft pretzels, ale and cheddar soup topped with pork croutons, and housemade mac and cheese. 16

The Crest Gastropub on Indianola Avenue in Clintonville got a facelift at the beginning of the year and has been packed ever since. The bar offers 60 beers on tap and the kitchen serves comfortable fare for lunch, dinner and late-night diners. Columbus restaurateur Cameron Mitchell’s newest endeavor, The Pearl, opened in the Short North Arts District in February. The tavern-meets-oyster-

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room-meets-gastropub offers a well-curated list of handcrafted cocktails and local brews. The jewels of the menu are, of course, the oysters. Order them cold on the half-shell or baked and topped with Parmesan, bacon and garlic. Also make time to explore the links; Columbus is the No. 2 golf city in the country according to Golf Magazine. Central Ohio has more than 100 public and private courses, including three ranked among the top 100 in the world.

DAY 2 Spend the next day exploring the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington

on the city’s east side. See vintage bikes and displays honoring Hall of Fame inductees. For dinner, choose between Rodizio Grill in the Arena District, where you’ll enjoy Brazilian-style steak, or T. Murray’s Bar and Kitchen in the Brewery District, serving traditional comfort food with a modern twist. After dinner, hit the Hollywood Casino Columbus or Scioto Downs Racino. Gambling not your group’s style? Instead head to Brothers Drake Meadery and Bar in the Short North Arts District and sample some of the bar’s unique mead-based cocktails. The meadery hosts live music several nights of the week.

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SeaSonal outdoor adventureS In the wintertime, Columbus’ outdoor-adventure options really heat up. From the traditional (sledding hills aplenty) to the totally unique (frozen waterfalls in the Hocking Hills), there’s plenty of cold-weather excitement in the region. Bundle up…it’s going to be a fun one.

Sledding SpotS Columbus and its surrounding suburbs offer a variety of fantastic sledding spots for kids young and old. Delaware State Park, Blendon Woods Metro Park in Westerville, Highbanks Metro Park in Lewis Center, Scioto Park in Dublin, Olentangy River Parkland in Worthington and Wyman Woods in Grandview Heights

are all ideal spots for an afternoon of sledding.

Snow trailS Grab your boots, poles or board and head to Snow trails winter resort for some serious excitement. Ohio’s first ski resort offers lessons for beginners—including instruction for kids—and there’s a tubing park, too, for members of the family who’d rather ride than ski.

ice Skating at the Zoo Head to the columbus Zoo and aquarium for an afternoon on the rink. Ice-skating is free with zoo admission and skates are available to rent onsite. This

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popular seasonal attraction is perfectly paired with the zoo’s annual Wildlights event, which runs through Jan. 5.

Cave and Ash Cave are photographer favorites. Guided tours with a naturalist are offered by hocking hills adventure trek.

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The Hocking Hills area is gorgeous in the winter, and offers some of the region’s best scenery. Head down for an afternoon of sightseeing, snowshoeing, hiking and picture taking—Old Man’s

Take in more than 7,000 acres of winter scenery and trails at one of Central Ohio’s largest Metro Parks. Don’t miss the park’s herd of six female bison.

Easton offers over 150 retailers and 35 dining options, many unique to Ohio. Turn the everyday into an event with dine-in movies, comedy, live music and seasonal events. Whether you are visiting for work, play or a getaway, make it an experience never to forget at Easton! I

Out of town visitor? Ask about our savings book.

Mon – Thu: 10 AM – 9 PM I Fri – Sat: 10 AM – 10 PM I Sun: Noon – 6 PM I-270 North, take the Easton Exit #33 I 614.337.2200

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Designer showcase

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Columbus native Kelli Martin is no stranger to the world of high fashion. After attending fashion school in Los Angeles and competing on the fifth season of “Project Runway,” Martin is back in Columbus working on her own line, Anti.Label. She shares her thoughts on Columbus’ growing fashion scene.

the Arena District and the Columbus College of Art and Design. In the Short North and beyond, there are local boutiques and designers and independent artists. Especially with Ohio State University here, there’s a lot of street style and a lot of culture—more than one would expect from Ohio.

Have you always been interested in fashion? It’s always been in me. When I was really little my parents and grandma really let me express myself in whatever way I wanted. I was free to wear crazy stuff and funny fingernail polish.

What are some of your favorite Columbus fashion events? Highball Halloween is growing—it’s definitely a highlight of the fashion scene each October. There are so many community elements involved with it, from the lighting to the costumes to the people who come from all over the city. The Halloween costumes are ridiculous! There’s also the Independents’ Day fest in September. There are a lot of independent retailers and boutiques that have been starting to show during this festival.

What’s the style of your line, Anti.Label? I have a love-hate relationship with fashion and the whole industry. The line started out kind of as a joke. It would definitely be described as feminine silhouettes with unconventional fabrics, street style mixed with high fashion.

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Q&a with kelli Martin

independents’ Day

Describe the Columbus fashion scene. There is a large underground fashion scene. We’re so lucky that we have so much in a confined area like High Street and

ExPERIENCE the fashion scene fOR yOURSELf short north arts District holiDay hop Dec. 7 hat Day at franklin park conservatory May 2, 2014 ccaD senior fashion show May 9, 2014

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Columbus’ calendar of winter events is a packed one, with a lineup of world-class art, sporting events, an internationally traveling science exhibit, holiday festivals and so much more. Read on to find the best bet for you and your family. December THROUGH DEC. 28  SHaDOwbOx LivE’S “HOLiDay HOOpLa” Now in its 22nd iteration, Holiday Hoopla XXII has become a Central Ohio Christmas tradition. Full of sketch comedy that pokes fun at the desire to make the holidays perfect, rockin’ seasonal tunes from house band BillWho? and the hilarious musical act The Santa Babies, Hoopla never disappoints. Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., 43215, 614-416-7625.

THROUGH DEC. 29 bLUES fOR SmOkE This interdisciplinary exhibition explores contemporary art through the lens of the blues and “blues aesthetics.” Blues for Smoke features works from more than 40 artists, from the 1950s to the present, including Roy DeCarava, William Eggleston, Zoe Leonard, Kerry James Marshall and Lorna Simpson; as well as materials from music and popular entertainment by artists as wide-ranging as Azealia Banks and Duke Ellington. Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N. High St., 43210, 614-292-3535.

THROUGH JaN. 4 GEORGE bELLOwS aND THE amERiCaN ExpERiENCE The Columbus Museum of Art celebrates one of the city’s best loved native sons with George Bellows and the American Experience. CMA’s Bellows collection, complete with a number of world-famous works, is recognized as the largest in the world, and this exhibition follows on the heels of a major exhibition that traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Royal Academy in London. Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-221-4848.

THROUGH JaN. 5 wiLDLiGHTS aT THE COLUmbUS ZOO aND aqUaRiUm Turn up the wattage on the holiday season with Wildlights. The zoo has decked the halls, trees, bushes—everything but the animals—with eco-friendly LED lights that bring Columbus the brightest display ever. Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Rd., 43065, 614-645-3550.

THROUGH JaN. 5 CURiOUS GEORGE: LET’S GET CURiOUS! This exhibit offers an immersive environment that will spark your child’s innate curiosity about the world. Explore familiar buildings and locales from the Curious George book series and television show on PBS KIDS. Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! is suitable for all ages, and is especially recommended for children ages three to seven. COSI, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-228-2674.

THROUGH JaN. 5 mERRy & bRiGHT: HOLiDayS aT THE CONSERvaTORy An annual favorite, Merry & Bright celebrates the holiday season with festive poinsettia and evergreen displays and time-honored traditions, including a gingerbread competition and special activities and entertainment for all ages. Added this season is a special Peanuts display from the Charles M. Schulz Museum. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., 43203, 614-715-8000.

THROUGH fEb. 8 bRUCE mUNRO: LiGHT aT fRaNkLiN paRk CONSERvaTORy Internationally recognized British artist Bruce Munro opened his third U.S. exhibition at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in the fall. Ten large-scale lighting installations and accompanying gallery works, including new works and pieces never before seen in the U.S., will transform the Conservatory’s indoor biomes and outdoor courtyards into an enchanting evening experience. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., 43203, 614-715-8000.

THROUGH fEb. 16 wiLD miNDS: wHaT aNimaLS REaLLy THiNk This exhibit will show visitors just how bright our animal kingdom friends can be. Many species demonstrate cognitive skills long thought to make human beings unique: using tools, solving problems, self-awareness and the ability to communicate. Using a variety of videos, games and displays, Wild Minds explores the evolutionary links between humans and animals. COSI, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-228-2674.

Experience Columbus’ impressive microbrew scene. Learn how beer is made, taste the different styles produced locally and discover the history of each brewery. You’ll hear the stories behind each business and have a chance to meet a variety of brewery owners, brewers and craft-beer experts. This tour is designed to be a fun, educational and delicious introduction to Columbus’ growing local beer scene. Departs from Columbus Brewing Company Restaurant, 525 Short St, 43215, 614-619-6464.

THROUGH fEb. 22 COLUmbUS fOOD aDvENTURES: SHORT NORTH waLkiNG TOUR The Short North Arts District boasts more than art—it’s packed full of boutiques, fine dining options and nightlife. This tour is designed to highlight some of the best that the neighborhood and Columbus have to offer. The tour will begin with the historic North Market before heading to five eating establishments (including Rigsby’s and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams) to sample signature dishes and hear the owners’ stories. Departs from North Market, 59 Spruce St., 43215, 614-440-3177.

THROUGH maRCH 30 TRaNSfORmaTiON Featuring five Ohio Historical Society collection items representing powerful moments of transformation in history, this exhibit is designed to raise questions and spark conversation about what it means to transform. Among the objects are Amunet, the 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy given to the Ohio Historical Society in the 1920s. Ohio History Center’s Ohio Village, 800 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 800-686-6124.

THROUGH JUNE 30 piZZUTi COLLECTiON iNaUGURaL ExHibiTiON Through the Inaugural Exhibition, the Pizzuti Collection asks viewers to take a look back, connecting the threads of experiences, artists and galleries that have formed Ron Pizzuti as a collector. This exhibition reflects just a small number of the gallery relationships that have contributed to this collection. Pizzuti Collection, 632 N. Park St., 43215, 614-2804004.

DEC. 1 “CHaRLES DiCkENS’ a CHRiSTmaS CaROL” Capturing every detail of the Dickens classic, from the spine-chilling ghosts and gorgeous renditions of traditional British carols to crotchety Scrooge and lovable Tiny Tim, CAPA’s presentation of a classic delights Columbus audiences each holiday season. Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

DEC. 1 viLLaGE LiGHTS pRESENTED by SCHmiDT’S Visit the historic streets of German Village and discover a world of light and holiday magic. This annual holiday treat is presented by Schmidt’s, a Columbus institution famous for their authentic German food. Throughout German Village, 43215,

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OhiO StatEhOuSE hOliDay FEStival anD OpEn hOuSE The holiday season opens in Ohio with this annual event. Festivities include caroling, model train displays, refreshments and more. Historical characters and modern dignitaries, including Santa, will be on hand to greet guests. Ohio Statehouse, Broad and High streets, 43215, 614-752-9777.

DEC. 4-22 “a ChriStmaS CarOl” This timeless classic gets a merry retelling by the creator of the Tony Award-winning hit “The 39 Steps.” The show, presented by CATCO, features five actors portraying the memorable characters, exploring new facets of this canonical classic and breathing new life into the classic Dickens story. It’s the perfect show for families young and old. Studio One Theatre, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

DEC. 5-8 COlumbuS Jazz OrChEStra: hOmE FOr thE hOliDayS FEaturing DEbbiE gravittE Celebrate the sounds of the season at this annual holiday spectacular, featuring Broadway vocal sensation Debbie Gravitte joined by Byron Stripling. Experience a sleigh ride of holiday favorites done CJO-style. Each year promises a special yuletide surprise, and this year is no exception. Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

DEC. 5-8 zOOm Family Film FEStival For the tenth year, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present ZOOM!, an international film festival that caters to families with films that young and old will enjoy. Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N. High St., 43210, 614-292-3535.

DEC. 6-8 hOliDay pOpS The Columbus Symphony Pops Orchestra, led by Ronald J. Jenkins, will perform some of the season’s most-loved holiday songs and carols. Santa also will stop by to help spread holiday cheer. Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., 43215, 614228-8600.

DEC. 6-8 WintErFair This large artists’ market features unique handcrafted articles for the home, office or giftgiving. Artists from across the nation showcase their original traditional and contemporary crafts, and items for sale include ceramics, wood art, glass art, painting, metal work, jewelry, photography, sculpture and more. Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-644-3247.

DEC. 7 CCaD art Fair Art lovers don’t miss the CCAD Art Fair, a semi-annual juried showcase featuring artwork from more than 100 Columbus College of Art & Design students, faculty and alumni. You’ll find works of art in a range of mediums, making this an ideal holiday-shopping stop. Columbus College of Art & Design, Loann Crane Center for Design, 112 Cleveland Ave., 43215, 614-224-9101.


DEC. 7

DEC. 7-21

plEaSurE OF thE Cup – DrinkS OF thE 19th CEntury

ChriStmaS CanDlElighting

Sample quirky-yet-tasty concoctions while exploring the world of 19th-century adult beverages at select buildings in Ohio Village, the Ohio History Center’s recreated 19th-century community. The old-fashioned pub-crawl ends at the American House Hotel, where you’ll enjoy refreshments conviviality interspersed with humorous stories and tavern songs from the Ohio Village Singers. Ohio History Center’s Ohio Village, 800 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 800-686-1541.

DEC. 7 ShOrt nOrth artS DiStriCt hOliDay hOp Celebrate the holidays along with thousands of visitors converging on the Short North strip, the epicenter of the High Street experience. Celebrate art and partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping and cosmopolitan holiday fun at the year’s final gallery hop. Short North Arts District, North High Street from Goodale Blvd to Fifth Ave., 43215, 614-299-8050.

DEC. 7-8 hOliDay OpEn hOuSE & CraFt Extravaganza There’s no place like the North Market for getting into the holiday spirit. Join other food and culture lovers for the most splendid of seasonal weekends. North Market, 59 Spruce St., 43215, 614-463-9664.

The village cheers on the season with its annual candlelighting, complete with the lighting of the Christmas tree. During the day, guests can enjoy art with Santa, strolling carolers, horsedrawn surrey rides, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies and more. Historic Roscoe Village, 600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, 43812, 740-622-7644.

DEC. 9 thE iriSh tEnOrS Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan have been touring together as The Irish Tenors since 1998, with sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall, the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall and The Hollywood Bowl. The Premiere Irish Holiday Celebration Tour, presented by CAPA, is the ideal holiday-season show for music lovers. Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

DEC. 11 thurbEr hOuSE EvEningS With authOrS: ChriS matthEWS Chris Matthews, anchor of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” tells the firsthand, one-of-a-kind story of the friendship between President Ronald Reagan and celebrated speaker of the House Tip O’Neill. Drawing on his own remarkable knowledge of the time these two men served, as well as extensive interviews with those closest to them, Matthews brings this unlikely friendship to life. Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-464-1032.

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shadowbox live’s “holiday hoopla”

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DEC. 31

BallEtMEt’s “thE NutCraCkEr”


Journey with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince to the Land of the Sugar Plum Fair, a magical world of the imagination filled with colorful characters. Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., 43215, 614-229-4860.

Broadway in Columbus presents the 30th anniversary tour of “Flashdance,” a musical event like no other. With electrifying dance at its core, the show tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

shaDOwBOx lIVE’s NEw yEar’s EVE CElEBratION

DEC. 13-15 VauD-VIllItIEs: uNDEr thE MIstlEtOE A festive one-act revue featuring seasonal songs and dances inspired by beloved holiday motion pictures. Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., 43229, 614-262-7469.

DEC. 13-22

The best New Year’s Eve party in town is at Shadowbox Live. A dinner banquet, champagne toast and more than two hours of dancing to Shadowbox Live house band BillWho? provide the perfect elements to ring in, and rock in, 2014. Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., 43215, 614-416-7625.


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Capture the spirit of Christmas Past at Ohio Village, where Charles Dickens’ Christmas comes to life through carols, decorations and traditions inspired by his colorful tales. Ohio History Center’s Ohio Village, 800 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-297-2300.

Beat the post-holiday blues and swing in the New Year with Byron and Bobby, who lead a small group with a celebration that is sure to make audiences sing and dance. Special guests Jamey Aebersold, Larry Cook and Rich Thompson hit the stage with a Jazz Academy workshop ensemble that will include members of the crowd. Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long St., 43203, 614-469-0939.

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The holiday spirit surges through this immensely popular show, now in its ninth season. An accomplished ensemble performs Irish ballads and catchy instrumentals while dancers twirl about. A backdrop of wintery visuals makes it’s a delight for the eyes as much as the ears. The Grand Valley Dale Ballroom, 1590 Sunbury Rd., 43219, 614-223-3093.

Central Ohio’s award-winning New Year’s Eve celebration is a community-oriented, family-friendly, alcohol-free event. There is something for everyone, with more than 40 live performances including jazz, funk and ragtime, live storytelling and magic shows, hands-on activities for the little ones and a children’s festival. Throughout Downtown, 43215, 614-299-9221.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam is the region’s most exciting form of family motorsports entertainment. The stars of the show are the 12-feet-tall Monster Jam trucks that will race and rip up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over or smash through. Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 800-745-3000.

The Early Interval is returning to the Mediterranean for its celebration of Twelfth Night. This concert will feature medieval, Renaissance and early Baroque music from the Mediterranean Sea. First Congregational Church, 444 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-861-4569.

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“We Will Rock You”

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This Tony Award-winning irreverent musical, “lovingly ripped off from” the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” follows King Arthur and his hysterically inept Knights of the Roundtable as they vow to find the Grail by any means necessary, from building a large wooden rabbit to putting on a Broadway musical. Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., 43215, 614469-0939.

Share in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream. This free open house includes a vast menu of cultural activities to commemorate the holiday. Enjoy performances of African dance, modern dance, spoken word and inspirational music. The King Arts Complex, 867 Mt. Vernon Ave., 43215, 614-645-5464.

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MARTiN luTheR kiNg JR. BReAkFAsT

“The MeRRY WidoW”

“The cAT iN The hAT”

Opera Columbus and Shadowbox Live present Franz Lehar’s “The Merry Widow,” transported to a contemporary setting. Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

CATCO Is Kids finds inspiration in Shakespeare, Dr. Seuss, Mark Twain and other iconic authors. For this show they recreate the beloved children’s tale “The Cat in the Hat.” Studio One Theatre, Riffe Center, 77 S. High St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

From London’s West End, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton comes to Columbus for a limited engagement. “We Will Rock You,” presented by Broadway in Columbus, has been seen by a staggering 15 million people and boasts a fantastic score of killer Queen tunes such as “Another One Bites the Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and “We Are the Champions.” Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

JAN. 11-APRil 13 oRchids! A vibrant display of hundreds of orchids takes the chill off even the coldest winter day. Artful and imaginative horticultural design features orchids of all forms and colors in the warm Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse. Daily presentations and educational programs encourage further exploration of this fascinating species. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., 43203, 614-715-8022.

JAN. 18 “sTAYiN’ Alive” The Columbus Symphony Pops’ “Stayin’ Alive” recreates the experience of the brothers Gibb live in concert, performing Bee Gees blockbusters including “Night Fever,” “Jive Talkin’,” “How Deep is Your Love,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “Nights on Broadway” and “Stayin’ Alive.” Ohio Theatre, 39 E. State St., 43215, 614-228-8600.

JAN. 20 Columbus celebrates the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a gathering at City Hall, followed by a march across the Broad Street Bridge to Veterans Memorial. There, the community can watch a free program featuring several vignettes, from theatrical reenactments to performances by the Martin Luther King Children’s Choir. Veterans Memorial and City Hall, 43215, 614-645-1950.

JAN. 20-25 ResTAuRANT Week During Restaurant Week, enjoy the best restaurants the city has to offer at irresistible price points. From $15 to $35 per person, these unique three-course menus at popular eateries are sure to tempt your taste buds. Reservations are highly recommended, as many restaurants book up quickly. Throughout Columbus.

JAN. 25 A lA cARTe Food TouRs: cookies, cAke, ANd Pie, oh MY! This three-hour tour rates high on the “yum” scale. The gourmet food adventure features sweet treats and baked goods from the city’s best eateries. Enjoy a special holiday version of the tour. Departs from Kroger, 1365 Stoneridge Dr., 43230, 614-746-9931.

JAN. 25-26 ART sTudio cleARANce sAle Nearly 150 Ohio designer craftsmen artists, including Winterfair favorites, will offer new work, discontinued designs and overstock items at reduced prices at this incredible art sale. Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-486-7119.

February FeB. 1-APRil 20 cRuzAMeNTos: coNTeMPoRARY ART iN BRAzil This four-gallery exhibition is the culmination of an in-depth inquiry into contemporary Brazilian visual culture. Brazil emerged as a force in contemporary art during the 1960s with the rise of Tropicalia, a loosely knit artist movement led by Helio Oiticica. Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N. High St., 43210, 614-292-3535.

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cruzamentos: contemporary Art in Brazil Courtesy Wexner Center for the arts


Favorite Disney characters and stories are brought to life with the artistry of ice skating. This unforgettable Disney experience makes for the perfect family outing. Nationwide Arena, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 800-745-3000.

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Don’t You ForgEt ABout ME: MollY ringwAlD SingS thE grEAt AMEricAn SongBook

BAllEtMEt’S “AlicE in wonDErlAnD”

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From the big screen to the stage, Molly Ringwald has done it all. Making a name for herself as one of the greatest teen stars of all time in John Hughes’ classics like “Sixteen Candles,” “Pretty in Pink,” “The Breakfast Club” and many more, Ringwald has now made her imprint in the jazz world. She will perform songs from her recently released album, “Except...Sometimes.” Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

FEB. 6-23 “A grAnD night For Singing” The Short North Stage presents this delightful Rodgers and Hammerstein revue, which won two Tony Award nominations in 1994 when it opened on Broadway. The show is a fanciful combination of the best of America’s beloved composing team and will be performed at the historic Garden Theatre in the Short North Arts District. Garden Theatre, 1187 N. High St., 43201, 614-725-4042.

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole into a land of mayhem and magic in Gerard Charles’ “Alice in Wonderland.” Whether big or small—or sometimes you’re both—audience members will find that logic is no match for madness among the delirious denizens of Wonderland. Capitol Theatre, 77 S. High St., 43215, 614-229-4860.

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FEB. 8-MAY 18

coluMBuS gAY MEn’S choruS: Vox on thE rockS

toulouSE-lAutrEc AnD lA ViE MoDErn: PAriS 1880-1910 This extraordinary exhibition highlights the wide spectrum of exciting work created by avant-garde artists in Paris around the turn of the twentieth century. Through dreamy Symbolist landscape paintings, edgy Parisian street scenes, intimate domestic tableaus, bawdy cabaret sketches, figure studies, portraits and still-life compositions, this exhibit investigates a generation of artists. Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., 43215, 614221-4848.

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FEB. 6-23

intErnAtionAl ExhiBition oF ShErlock holMES

“Arthur AnD thE MAgic SworD” Join the Columbus Children’s Theatre on a magical journey into the world of the legendary Arthur, a mysterious young boy destined for greatness. Full of fast-moving action, suspense, excitement and adventure, this performance will keep families delighted from beginning to end. Columbus Children’s Theatre, 512 Park St., 43215, 614-224-6672.

The Peking Acrobats push the envelope of possibility with their skill and ability. They are experts at trick-cycling, precision tumbling and gymnastics, defy gravity with displays of contortion and control, and astonish audiences with their juggling dexterity. Southern Theatre, 21 E. Main St., 43215, 614-469-0939.

Celebrate with the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus’ select ensemble, Vox, on this special Valentine’s weekend show. It’s a great way to either celebrate or mourn the most romantic time of the year. Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave., 43215, 614-228-2462.

FEB. 22-MArch 2 cEntrAl ohio hoME & gArDEn Show HGTV comes to life as exhibits of exquisite homes fill the Ohio Expo Center. Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-461-5257.

FEB. 27-MArch 2

Elementary? Maybe for the brilliant master of deduction, but families will be captivated by the mysteries at the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. See how Dr. Conan Doyle, who created Holmes, inspired advances in popular culture and today’s forensic science through hundreds of original artifacts. COSI, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-228-2674.

ArnolD SPortS FEStiVAl The Arnold Sports Festival, co-produced by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is the largest multisport festival in the nation, during which the city welcomes more than 175,000 sports and fitness fans. The event features 18,000 athletes competing in 45 sports and events, including 12 Olympic sports. Multiple locations, 43215, 614-431-2600.

35 Distinct Personalities. 1+ Million Contented Visitors.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams • Flavors of India • Omega Artisan Baking est. 1876 59 Spruce Street • Downtown Columbus • (614) 463-9664 • Open Daily Call 1-866-397-2657 for more information

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columbus arts festival

annual events BaBy Bonanza and Kid’s Expo

coluMBus arts fEstival

 March 9, 2014

This multi-day event, one of the region’s largest arts festivals, features hundreds of artists from across the nation, non-stop entertainment and live music. 614-224-2606.

 July 11-¡3, 2014

Families and families-to-be head to the Baby Bonanza to learn about the latest and greatest products and get wellness tips. 740-972-1471.

capital city half Marathon

MidwEst hauntErs convEntion

Jazz & riB fEst

 May 3, 2014

 JunE 6-8, 2014

A 5K, quarter-marathon and half-marathon wind through several Columbus neighborhoods. 614-296-6351.

At this annual convention you’ll hear from haunted attraction producers, actors, makeup artists and more and enjoy lectures, interactive panels and entertainment. 614-459-4746.

Music from some of the world’s premier jazz musicians, great food and fun. 614-645-3800.

ohioana BooK fEstival  May 10, 2014 This literary event features some of the state’s best authors in panel discussions, readings and more. 614-466-3831.

asian fEstival  May 24-25, 2014 Experience the culture of Asia through art, dance, food, games and more. This annual favorite is held on the grounds of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. 614-451-3550.

thE MEMorial tournaMEnt prEsEntEd By nationwidE insurancE  May 26-JunE 1, 2014 The best golfers in the world head to Dublin’s premier Muirfield Village Golf Club for one of the PGA Tour’s biggest events.

 JunE 6-8, 2014

origins gaME fair  JunE 11-15, 2014 Enjoy non-stop gaming, lectures, informative panels and more at one of the region’s largest gaming events. 614-255-4500.

gErMan villagE haus und gartEn tour  JunE 29, 2014 Tour the historic German Village neighborhood’s charming abodes and gardens and gain inspiration for your home. 614-221-8888.

singing BucKEyEs harMony caMp stars of thE night  July 2014 A special summer performance with the Ohio State men’s barbershop chorus. 614-459-0400.

north MarKEt food & winE fEstival This Ohio-wine sampling festival features fine food and vintages from Ohio favorites. 614-463-9664.

 July 18-20, 2014

ohio statE fair  July 23-aug. 3, 2014 Games, rides, great food, family entertainment, live music and non-stop fun are part of this summertime tradition, held at the Ohio Expo Center. 614-644-3247.

coluMBus childrEn’s fEstival  aug. 2014 and the Ohio Historical Society come together for a fun, educational festival.

pElotonia  aug. 2014 Pelotonia is a grassroots bike tour held with one goal: to end cancer. 614-221-6100.

duBlin irish fEstival  aug. 1-3, 2014 One of the world’s largest Irish festivals features a marketplace, non-stop entertainment and plenty of Irish spirit. 800-245-8387.

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 July 3, 2014

 holiday show: dEc. 13-15, 2013 spring show: april 24-27, 2014

The premier summer kick-off party in Columbus is held on the popular Park Street strip. 614-477-7255.

The Midwest’s largest fireworks display lights up the Columbus skyline in honor of the Fourth of July. 614-421-2666.

Vaud-Villities Productions is a non-profit performing arts organization that performs throughout the year. 614-266-7712.



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 Art gALLeries Brandt-roberts galleries, 642 N. High St., 43215, 614-223-1655. This gallery offers fine 20- and 21st-century paintings and sculpture. Both local and national artists are represented. The gallery is available for special events. Caterina Ltd. european Housewares, Arts & gifts, 571 S. Third St., 43215, 614-224-7224. This charming European import boutique showcases local artists in rotating exhibits in upstairs galleries. Clayspace gallery 831, 831 S. Front St., 43206, 614-449-8144. Columbus College of Art & design, 107 N. Ninth St., 43215, 614-224-9101. The downtown campus features a 100-foot-tall ART sculpture and six galleries. Free admission. Fresh A.i.r. gallery, 131 N. High St., 43215, 614-744-8110. Fresh A.I.R. exhibits the works of individuals affected by mental illness and/or substance-abuse disorders.

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Hawk galleries, 153 E. Main St., 43215, 614-225-9595. View museum-caliber works of art by Chihuly, Tagliapietra, Ries, Blank, Marioni and Paley in an elegant 5,000-sq.-ft. gallery in downtown Columbus.

One of the nation’s best zoos, a science center to rival the rest, an arts scene like no other and so much more... Columbus has it.  Amusement And gAmes dave & Buster’s, 3665 Park Mill Run Dr., 43026, 614-771-1515. With more than 200 video games, team-building exercises and private rooms for up to 200 guests, guests of all ages enjoy memorable experiences. Hocking Peaks Adventure Park, 15103 St. Rte. 664 S., Logan, 43138, 740-385-1627. Experience several zipline tours, including a childappropriate tour. Enjoy a game of disc golf or play paintball. Jet Pack Water Adventures, 2715 Sugar Grove Rd., Lancaster, 43130, 740-359-8463. Certified instructors teach you and your group to fly a JetLev up to 30 feet above water. KdB-easton, 165 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-418-7149. Lazer Kraze, 459 Orange Point Dr., 43035, 740-548-7788. Columbus’ largest and only multi-level laser tag arena features zerogravity inflatables and a huge arcade. Great for birthday parties, groups and corporate events. magic mountain Fun Center–east, 5890 Scarborough Blvd., 43232, 614-840-9600. Enjoy an arcade, kids’ gym, indoor bumper cars, go-karts, rookie karts, two adventure miniature golf courses and batting cages.

grid Furnishings, 944 N. High St., 43201, 614-725-4292. Grid is a modern furniture gallery, featuring lines designed in North America as well as works created by independent furniture makers, architects and designers and artists.

magic mountain Fun Center–Polaris, 8350 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-840-9600. Located off I-71 and Polaris Parkway. Attractions include laser tag, an arcade, a kids’ gym, go-karts, rookie karts, sprint karts, bumper boats, two adventure mini golf courses and a snack bar. scareAtorium, 6765 Dublin Center Dr., 43017, 614-761-3327. Experience Central Ohio’s scariest Halloween haunted attraction. Friendly Sunday light-on tours are available for kids, and a funhouse faces makeup studio and Halloween retail store are on site. sequoia Pro Bowl and the VolleyPark, 5501 Sandalwood Blvd., 43229, 614-571-2135. Sequoia is 32-lane a bowling center that’s home to sand volleyball courts. Available for meetings and events of up to 200 guests. splatterPark Ltd., 5560 County Rd. 109, Mt. Gilead, 43338, 419-946-4964. SplatterPark is rated as the Midwest’s premier paintball facility.

Ohio Art League, South Campus Gateway, 1552 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-8225. This art gallery is replete with unique and original Ohio artists’ works. Ohio Arts Council’s riffe gallery, 77 S. High St., 43215, 614-644-9624. Located downtown on High Street, across from the Ohio Statehouse. Featuring artwork by Ohio artists. Free admission. Open door Art studio, 1050 Goodale Blvd., 43212, 614-486-4919. urban Arts space, 50 W. Town St., 43215, 614-292-4063. This is a non-traditional exhibition and performance space located in the Lazarus Building in downtown Columbus. Free admission. the Wexner Center for the Arts, 1871 N. High St., 43210, 614-292-9923. A world-renowned contemporary arts center featuring exhibitions, films, music, theater, dance and a store.

 Arts, PerFOrmAnCes & tHeAters the Alliance Chorus of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 303, 43017, 740-974-9787. This championship male vocal arts organization is available for private and corporate functions.

star Lanes Polaris, 8655 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-468-4835. Bring the family to Star Lanes at Polaris, one of the area’s most popular bowling alleys.

Balletmet Columbus, 322 Mt. Vernon Ave., 43215, 614-586-8665. Dare to be moved by the dance company that The New York Times proclaimed “mesmerizing.” Experience the best in classical and contemporary dance.

Zoombezi Bay, 4850 W. Powell Rd., 43065, 614-645-3550. Zoombezi Bay is a combination water and amusement park that is part of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

CAtCO, 77 S. High St., 43215, 614-461-1383. Central Ohio’s professional theater company performs at the Vern Riffe Center and Studio One Theatre from September to June.

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Middle west Spirits CityMusic, 61 Jefferson Ave., 43215, 614-223-3093. For more than a quarter-century, CityMusic has worked to bring the best in chamber and world music to Columbus. Cloak & Dagger Dinner Theatre, 447 E. Livingston Ave, 43215, 614-842-2583. Interactive comedy and murder-mystery plays are paired with a four-course dinner. Regularly scheduled shows are performed Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Prepaid reservations with entree selections are required.


Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA), 55 E. State St., 43215, 614-719-6624. CAPA is a nonprofit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment. Columbus Children’s Theatre, Administrative Offices, 177 E. Naghten St., 43215, 614-224-6672. This theater troupe strives to inspire and enrich the lives of children and their families through live theater and theater education. Productions run July-May and classes are offered yearround. Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus, 51 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 3, 43215, 614-228-2468. Fostering increased recognition, understanding and acceptance of gay men and lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons through music.




Columbus Symphony, 55 E. State St., Fifth Floor, 43215, 614-228-9600. Classical, CSO One Group Pops and concerts for families at the Ohio Theatre, September-June. Early Music in Columbus, c/o Capital University Conservatory of Music, 1 College and Main streets, 43209, 614-861-4569.

Byron Stripling, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra serves the largest jazz subscription audience in the nation.

joyUNSPEAKABLE Productions, 11572 Shipley Rd., 43031, 614-371-8002. Living statue, mime and character performances at venues including trade shows, corporate events, schools, fairs, festivals, fundraisers and expositions. The Ohio State University Department of Theatre, 1089 Drake Center, 1849 Cannon Dr., 43210, 614-292-5821. Celebrating the development and creation of new performance work while maintaining connections to our history through productions of classic, modern and contemporary texts. Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., 43215, 614-416-7625. Experience a hybrid form of entertainment, blending original sketch comedy, live rock and roll, dance-theater and new media into fast-paced, high-energy productions. Short North Stage, 1187 N. High St., 43201, 614-725-4042. Located in the historic Garden Theater in the Short North Arts District, this group offers theatrical productions and cabaret acts throughout the year.

 BEER, wiNE & SPiRiTS Actual Brewing Co., 655 N. James Rd., 43219, 614-636-3825. Brothers Drake, 26 E. Fifth Ave., 43201, 614-388-8756. Brothers Drake makes mead, the ancient form of honey-based alcohol. By using local, high-quality ingredients, they create and serve the distinct flavor of Ohio.

Entertainment Resource Group, 5038 Bridgeport Rd., 43220, 614-457-8036. ERG is a full-service talent-research, entertainmentbooking and concert-production company serving clients throughout the U.S.

Camelot Cellars, 958 N. High St., 43201, 614-441-8860. This award-winning urban boutique winery handcrafts its wines from vineyards across the globe. Enjoy tastings, flights, bottles and a wine bar. Event space is available, and patrons can even handcraft their own wine.

Jazz Arts Group and the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, 769 E. Long St., 43203, 614-294-5200. From the Southern Theatre and under the leadership of trumpet virtuoso

Columbus Brewing Company, 535 Short St., 43215, 614-224-3626. The city’s premier brewing company offers tours of the brewing facility.

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Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus, 161 N. High St., 43215, 614-228-0500.

The Ohio Histor y Center Presents...

House Wine, 644 High St., 43085, 614-846-9463. Retail and on-premise wine concept where you taste before you buy. Tasting events every Thursday evening. Middle West Spirits, 1230 Courtland Ave., 43201, 614-299-2460. This award-winning urban micro-distillery in the Short North produces a line of artisan vodkas and whiskeys made from Ohio wheat. Tours available. North High Brewing, 1288 N. High St., 43201, 614-407-5278. A microbrewery, brew-onpremise, craft beer bar and homebrew supply shop that serves as Columbus’ craft beer headquarters. Be a brewmaster for a day and try your hand at brewing. Rockmill Brewery, 5705 Lithopolis Rd. N.W., Lancaster, 43130, 740-654-0112. Signature Wines, 3816 April Ln., 43227, 614-395-2355. An award-winning urban microwinery making wine from California grapes and specializing in custom-labeled wine. This industrial event space is available to rent. Via Vecchia Winery, 485 S. Front St., 43215, 614-893-5455. Making wines without compromise—wines that are truly “beyond the bottle.� Watershed Distillery LLC, 1145 Chesapeake Ave., Ste. D, 43212, 614-357-1936. Stop in for a tour and take home a bottle of the distillery’s gin or vodkda. Wyandotte Winery, 4640 Wyandotte Dr., 43230, 614-476-3624. Enjoy fine hand-crafted wines, wine tastings, an on-site gift shop, winery tours, gourmet wine cakes, small plates, live music and original watercolor labels.

Now Open! Beneath the shiny surface of 1950s pop culture, a social pressure cooker rumbled.      decade in the most authentic exhibit of its kind.

Features a full-size midcentury home built inside the museum! 800 E. 17th Ave. (I-71, exit 111) | Columbus, Ohio 43211 | 800.686.6124 | Ohio Historical Society


 CaSiNoS Hollywood Casino Columbus, 200 Georgesville Rd., 43228, 614-308-3333. The area’s only Vegas-style casino. Unparalleled amenities, fabulous dining and nightlife. Scioto Downs Racino, 6000 S. High St., P.O. Box 07823, 43207, 614-295-4700.

ď‚ľ CiNEMaS Gateway Film Center, 1550 N. High St., 43201, 614-247-4433. A local, independent theater featuring commercial and indie films. The on-site bistro includes a full bar with 20 draft beers. The space is available for meetings and private screenings. Marcus Cinema Pickerington, 1776 Hill Rd., 43147, 614-759-6500. Located south of I-70 off St. Rte. 256. Stadium seating and digital sound.

ď‚ľ CoMEDy CLuBS Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant, 145 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-471-5653. The Columbus Funny Bone offers the best in live stand-up comedy, food, drinks and laughter.

ď‚ľ CoNCERtS Dream Seats, 1611 W. Fifth Ave., 43212, 614-340-8989. Preferred seating for concerts, sports and theater events both locally and nationwide. Sold-out shows are no problem. Online ordering is available.

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Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St., 43201, 614-461-5483. America’s longest continually running rock club is the city’s best bet for live rock and roll. THE LC, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, 405 Neil Ave., 43215, 614-461-5483. America’s first indoor/outdoor concert venue is located in the Arena District. The venue brings acts from across the nation in genres from rock to blues.

 CuLiNary The Seasoned Farmhouse, 3674 N. High St., 43214, 614-230-6281. A recreational cooking school, learning garden, cookbook library, culinary boutique and event space celebrating Ohio’s seasonal ingredients.

Tour German Village MODERN MEETS HISTORY Start your visit at the German Village Visitors Center 588 South Third St, Columbus 43215 (5 min. from Downtown)

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Velvet ice Cream Company, 11324 Mt. Vernon Rd., Utica, 43080, 740-892-3921. Utica is home to Velvet Ice Cream and Ye Olde Mill—the premier ice cream destination for more than 150,000 visitors annually. Visit May through October for a scoop of ice cream and seasonal activities.

 ENTErTaiNMENT diSTriCTS arena district, 375 N. Front St., Ste. 200, 43215, 614-857-2336. Located downtown, one block west of the Greater Columbus Convention Center is Columbus’ premier sports, dining and entertainment destination featuring Nationwide Arena and Huntington Park. discovery district, P.O. Box 1594, 43216, 614-255-2273. Located in the eastern portion of downtown and home to higher education institutions, cafes, one of Columbus’s most-loved parks and various nonprofit organizations. Experience Clintonville, 14 W. Lakeview Ave., 43202, 614-268-3539. Showcasing the unique attractions and community spirit that make Clintonville a destination neighborhood. German Village, 588 S. Third St., 43215, 614-221-8888. Located six blocks south of the Ohio Statehouse and directly south of I-70 (Third and Fourth street exits). Explore the restored 19th-century community and its beautifully renovated homes, shops and restaurants. The visitor center is open yearround. Historic dublin Business association, 53 N. High St., Dublin, 43017. Longaberger Homestead, 5563 Raiders Rd., Frazeysburg, 43822, 740-322-5588. Stop by the Homestead for a tour of the basket-making process and to make your own basket. While there, visit several shops, including the Factory Store, and grab a bite to eat. Short North arts district, 1126 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-8050. Columbus’ premier arts, dining and shopping district is located on the north side of the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Ohio’s most acclaimed Gallery Hop takes place in the Short North Arts District on the first Saturday of each month. Dubbed as “Columbus Cool” by The New York Times Magazine.

 GuidEd TourS a La Carte Food Tours, 275 Longfellow Ave., 43085, 614-746-9931. These unique culinary tours allow you to choose from the tour menu or create an individualized tour planned to your specifications.


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American Whistle Corporation, 6540 Huntley Rd., 43229, 614-846-2918. Visit the only manufacturer of metal whistles in the U.S., learn interesting facts about whistles and see fascinating machinery. Anthony-Thomas Candy Company, 1777 Arlingate Ln., 43228, 614-274-8405. Located at I-270 and Roberts Road. Visit one of the largest family-owned candy-making facilities in the U.S. and shop for delicious chocolates. Reservations are required. Free admission. Capital City Tours, 2554 Zollinger Rd., 43221, 614-326-0942. Highly experienced guide show you the best of Columbus on a city tour, a walking tour, thematic tour, Civil War tour, girlfriends tour or factory tour. Columbus Brew Adventures, 614-619-6464. Columbus Brew Adventures offers small-gropu scheduled and private tours of Columbus and Ohio microbreweries, brewpubs and distilleries. Celebrating craft beer and spirits. Columbus Food Adventures, 201 W. Hubbard Ave., 43215, 614-440-3177. Guided food tours of Columbus featuring delicious tours of taco trucks, the Short North Arts District and German Village, ethnic restaurants, food trucks, coffee and dessert. Columbus Landmarks Foundation, 61 Jefferson Ave., 43215, 614-221-0227. Walking tours of historic neighborhoods and downtown, including historic tavern tours, ghost tours and other architectural tours. Eastern Ohio Tours LLC, 948 Second St., Adams Mills, 43821, 740-754-1833. German Village Society, 588 S. Third St., 43215, 614-221-8888. A bridge over I-70 is all that separates German Village from downtown Columbus, but the difference will draw you in. Start your day at the visitor center for info. Graeter’s Ice Cream, 2555 Bethel Rd., 43220, 614-442-7622. Enjoy a factory tour and the indoor children’s play area.

Hocking Hills Adventure Trek, 740-777-2579. Experience year-round naturalist-led treks, rappelling and rock climbing with expert guides. For beginners and advanced explorers. Hocking Hills Canopy Tours, 10714 Jackson St., Rockbridge, 43149, 740-385-9477. Fast, fun and exhilarating, this three-hour spectacular adventure offers nature lovers and thrill seekers alike (ages 10 and older), the unique opportunity to zip through the treetops. Krema Nut Company, 1000 W. Goodale Blvd., 43212, 614-299-4131. Longaberger Homestead, 5563 Raiders Rd., Frazeysburg, 43822, 740-322-5718. Located 50 minutes east of Columbus on St. Rte. 16 near Dresden. Enjoy a basket-making tour, shopping, dining and entertainment. Free admission. Pedal Wagon Columbus, 115 Vine St., 43215, 513-201-7655. The Pedal Wagon is a 15-person, pedal-powered rolling party. Take in Columbus on a two-hour pub crawl, or enjoy scenic tours of the city’s landmark sights. Phoenix Bat Company, 7801 Corporate Blvd., Ste. E, Plain City, 43064, 614-873-7776. See professional wood bats made on the most advanced bat-making machine in the world. One-hour guided tours include a custom engraved mini bat. Schmidt’s Restaurant und Sausage Haus, 240 E. Kossuth St., 43206, 614-449-4038. This Columbus landmark offers a colorful, European atmosphere and great food. SegAway Tours of Columbus, Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-222-3005. Glide through the sites of downtown Columbus on a Segway. During your two-hour tour you will explore the Short North Arts District, Arena District and parks along the Scioto River. Valley Zipline Tours, 3465 Duffy Rd., Lancaster, 43130, 740-654-3392. Located at the start of Hocking Hills is this three-hour zipline tour that features 11 lines and more than one mile of zipping.

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Ohio’s Finest Collection of Oil-Based Art

ZipZone Canopy Tours, 7925 N. High St., 43235, 614-847-9477. Visit ZipZoneCanopy Tours, located at Camp Mary Orton, for a two-hour zipline tour in the treetops.

early Television Museum, 5396 Franklin St., 43026, 614-771-0510. Located on the west side of Columbus in Hilliard, this museum features rare television sets.

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Heritage Museum of Kappa Kappa Gamma, 530 E. Town St., P.O. Box 38, 43216, 614-228-6516. Inside this Italianate mansion built in 1852 you’ll find Victorian rooms that depicting the lifestyle and era.

Columbus Historical society, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-224-0822. The museum located inside COSI features exhibits, interactive games and videos that celebrate the history of Columbus. Free admission. Guided city tours are also available. Historic roscoe Village, 600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, 43812, 740-622-7644 ext. 20. This charming restored canal town located in eastern Central Ohio offers tours, horse-drawn canal boat rides, charming shops, dining, lodging and festivals. ohio statehouse, Broad and High streets, 43215, 614-752-9777. Located in the heart of downtown Columbus, the beautifully restored pre-Civil War-era structure is open daily for browsing or free guided tours.

Nearly 100 motorcycles and more than 400 Hall of Famers. Plan your visit today.

segaway Tours of Columbus, Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-222-3005. Enjoy the thrill of riding on a Segway i2 while discovering the charm and history of Columbus. Training is included.

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Columbus Museum of art, 480 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-221-6801. See late 19th- and early 20th-century American and European art and traveling exhibitions. Cosi, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-629-3114. Columbus’ dynamic hands-on science center was recently named the No. 1 Science Center in the Country by Parents magazine.

Jack Nicklaus Museum, 2355 Olentangy River Rd., 43210, 614-247-5959. Located at The Ohio State University sports complex, this museum honors Jack Nicklaus and golf history. Kelton House Museum & Garden, 586 E. Town St., 43215, 614-464-2022. This beautiful Victorian-era house and museum was once a haven for runaway slaves. Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, 13515 Yarmouth Dr., 43147, 614-856-2222. Located off I-70 and St. Rte. 256. Exhibiting the history of America’s motorcycling sport and industry. Motts Military Museum, 5075 S. Hamilton Rd., 43125, 614-836-1500. This museum brings military history into its proper perspective through its collection of memorabilia from the men and women who served in our military. ohio History Center, 800 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-297-2319. Discover Ohio’s story and its people. Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Ave., 43215, 614-464-1032. A museum and literary center located in the historic home of author, humorist and cartoonist James Thurber. The Thurber Center is available for rental. Warther Museum, 331 Karl Ave., Dover, 44622, 330-343-7513.

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the Big Bang, 401 N. Front St., Ste. 95, 43215, 614-233-9999. Columbus’ best all-request, rock and roll dueling piano show. The Big Bang is a premier destination for birthdays, anniversaries, corporate parties and special events. BBR Columbus, 106 Vine St., 43215, 614-365-7625. Located in the Arena District, this 3,500-sq.-ft. venue features two bars, a spacious patio, live entertainment, DJs, karaoke and more. Open daily and serving food until 1:30 a.m. Char-Bar, 439 N. High St., 43215, 614-225-9439. Located across from the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Stop in to enjoy a game of pool, darts and music from the jukebox. Open daily, 3 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Charlie Bear land of Dance, South Campus Gateway, 43201, 614-429-3341. Charlie Bear is the premier nightclub in the University District. Our high-energy dance floor features live DJs and an assortment of your favorite hits. the Daily growler, 2812 Fishinger Rd., 43221, 614-656-2337. A popular spot for beer enthusiasts who like their brews to be local. Mouton, 954 N. High St., 43201, 614-732-4660. Park Street Cantina, 491 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. Known for their vintage cocktails and unique twists on traditional drinks, Mouton is popular among the hip crowd.




Park Street Cantina, 491 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255.

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Park Street Saloon, 525 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. Located within the Park Street Complex, Park Street Saloon is a never-beforeseen party-bar experience, featuring the hottest Top 40 video DJs.

Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St., 43215, 614-545-4700. Located in the heart of downtown, this park features a hand-carved carousel, world-class gardens, an outdoor reading room, grand lawns and the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion. Open daily, with active programming May-September, including concerts, group exercise glasses, food-truck festivals and more.

Aveda Institute Columbus, South Campus Gateway, 1581 N. High St., 43201, 614-291-2421. The Aveda Institute Columbus provides full salon services done by supervised students. Stop in to get quality services at an affordable price.

Park Street Tavern, 501 Park St., 43215, 614-221-4099. Just a short walk from the convention center and area hotels, Park Street Tavern offers live music, craft brews, private event space, a pool table, a jukebox, sports and more.

franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., 43203, 614-715-8000. Two miles east of downtown Columbus and home to botanical gardens, a conservatory, year-round exhibitions and art. See “Bruce Munro: Light,” Sept. 25-Feb. 8.

nurtur the Salon, 1581 W. Lane Ave., 43221, 614-487-3033. Nutur the Salon is an Aveda lifestyle salon and spa located in Upper Arlington. Enjoy an arm massage and mini facial with every hair service.

R Bar Arena, 413 N. Front St., 43215, 614-221-4950. Columbus’ premier hockey bar, located in the Arena District, is where Blue Jackets fans go for game-day entertainment.

grange Insurance Audubon Center, 505 W. Whittier St., 43215, 614-545-5479. Located just south of downtown on the Whittier Peninsula, the Audubon Center features educational space and natural learning areas.

Scioto Downs Racino, 6000 S. High St., P.O. Box 07823, 43207, 614-295-4700. Offering more than 2,100 games for gambling, exciting live harness racing May-September, and yearround Simulcast wagering.

Lynd fruit farm, 9090 Morse Rd. S.W., Pataskala, 43062, 740-927-1333. Open in late July with peaches, sweet corn and various berry crops. Head to the farm in September for apple picking, shopping in the market, a corn maze and pumpkins. The market closes in early November.

Park Street Patio, 533 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. Known as the place “where the party never ends,” Park Street Patio regularly features live music, both inside and on its outdoor patio.

The Social Room, 527 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. The Social is a fresh, mature alternative to the typical night out in Columbus. It’s a stylish place to meet and bring new friends, out-of-town guests and clients. The Three-Legged Mare, 401 N. Front St., Ste. 150, 43215, 614-222-4950. This large Irish sports pub located in the Arena district offers UK charm and an impressive tap list.


Topiary Park, 480 E. Town St., 43215, 614-645-0197. Located at the corner of East Town Street and Washington Boulevard. Head to the Topiary Park to see Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of the Grand Jatte” painting sculpted in topiary. Home to an on-site visitor center and gift shop. Open daily. Free admission.

Canvas Salon and Skin Bar, 3893 Powell Rd., 43065, 614-336-3942.

Stile Salon & Spa, 3981 Easton Way, 43219, 614-342-2133. A full-service salon and spa offering massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and hair services. Stile Salon & Spa is perfect for girlfriend getaways, bachelorette parties and weddings.

 zooS & wILDLIfe Columbus zoo and Aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Rd., 43065, 614-645-3550. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is a world of adventure that does a world of good. The zoo is home to more than 9,000 animals representing 650 species from around the globe. The new Safari exhibit will open in 2014. the wilds, 14000 International Rd., Cumberland, 43732, 740-638-5030. Board a safari transport to view rare and endangered animals living in an open-range habitat at this 10,000-acre conservation center in southeast Ohio. Open select days May-October.

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Food & Drink Courtesy ThE Columbus DispATCh

cool place, cheap food  Go south of the border at el camino inn downtown where burritos, tostadas, gorditas and margaritas rule the menu for less than $5. Next door, the bright redand-yellow-striped storefront makes dirty franks hot dog Palace hard to miss. Wacky menu items include the Sarva’s Tato-Cho dog topped with tater tots and cheese sauce and the Hot Bollywood topped with spicy mango chutney.

thurman cafe Courtesy CRAVE

Man v. Food, Columbus-Style

 acme hot dog & Sausage company on Cleveland Avenue serves up great food fast—but don’t call it “fast food.” The menu features freshly made fire-grilled sausages (try the hot Italian), gourmet dogs with a variety of toppings and great sides, like the potato salad and onion rings.

The first season of the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” brought host Adam Richman to the Buckeye State, where he stopped by three legendary Columbus establishments.

 Head to the South Campus Gateway for a kid- and adult-friendly treat. gooeyz serves delicious grilled cheese sandwiches with special toppings like Buffalo chicken, seasoned lamb and grilled eggplant.

Schmidt’S SauSage hauS

OhiO deli

the thurman cafe

Located in the heart of historic German Village, family-owned Schmidt’s Sausage Haus has served authentic German specialties since 1967. It’s the family history and high-quality food that keep people coming back year after year. Schmidt’s, which has been run by five generations of the family, serves food that is consistently great. During his visit to Schmidt’s, Richman enjoyed a popular bahama mama and colossal half-pound cream puff.

Richman successfully completed the Dagwood Challenge during his visit to the Ohio Deli on High Street south of downtown. The two-and-a-half pound sandwich is piled high with turkey, ham, roast beef and cheese and served with a mound of fries. Are you up for the Dagwood Challenge? You’ll just need to finish the entire sandwich, fries included, in less than 30 minutes. Do so and you’ll win a T-shirt (and some serious bragging rights, of course).

Piled high with two beef patties and a laundry list of toppings, the Thurmanator is the most famous burger on the menu at The Thurman Cafe—and one of the best burgers in the country, according to Food and Wine magazine. Their readers ranked The Thurman Cafe’s burger at number eight on the list of the 20 best burgers. The German Village joint has served burgers and more for 71 years, and despite the often long wait for a table, people keep coming back.

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Food & Drink locations Downtown  ArenA District 89 Fish and Grill, 89 E. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-586-4585. 89 Fish & Grill offers fresh fish flown in daily, prepared in our scratch kitchen and served with local seasonal pairings. The restaurant also features a full bar and a semi-private dining room. BBr columbus, 106 Vine St., 43215, 614-365-7625. This 3,500-sq.-ft. venue offers two bars, a spacious patio, live entertainment, DJs, karaoke and more. Open daily and serving food until 1:30 a.m. bd’s mongolian barbeque, 295 Marconi Blvd., 43215, 614-586-0077. bd’s mongolian barbeque offers Asian cuisine and interactive dining. Create your own stir-fry. Boston’s the Gourmet Pizza, 191 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-229-4275. Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza offers 15 plasma TVs, pizza, pasta, salads, a great kids menu, a full bar with 12 beers on tap and a full dining room. Buca di Beppo, 343 N. Front St., 43215, 614-621-3287. Buca di Beppo is your answer to one fabulous group dining experience. Buca serves modern Italian family-style meals in an eclectic, vintage setting. callahan’s irish tavern, 520 Park St., 43215, 614-223-1200. Callahan’s Irish Tavern is an authentic Irish pub. Tues.-Fri., 4 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Sat., 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Gordon Biersch Brewery restaurant, 401 N. Front St., 43215, 614-246-2900. Gordon Biersch features award-winning American cuisine with bold international flavors and authentic German beer, brewed fresh onsite. Open for lunch. Max & erma’s/crowne Plaza, 55 Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-228-5555. Max & Erma’s has served all-American favorites since 1972. Park street cantina, 491 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. Park street Patio, 533 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. Known as the place “where the party never ends,” Park Street Patio regularly features live music, both inside and on its outdoor patio. Park street saloon, 525 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. r Bar Arena, 413 N. Front St., 43215, 614-221-4950. Columbus’ premier hockey bar. rodizio Grill, 125. W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-241-4400. Authentic Brazilian steakhouse. sunny street cafe, 277 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-222-3008. Downtown’s best breakfast and value lunch. With a private boardroom for more than 50 people and an experienced staff, catered and corporate events are ideal. Corporate boxed lunch menus. three-Legged Mare, 401 N. Front St., Ste. 150, 43215, 614-222-4950. An Irish-themed pub with wonderful Irish fare and neighborhood pricing.


 Brewery District columbus Brewing company restaurant, 525 Short St., 43215, 614-464-2739. Restaurant and brewery offering a variety of awardwinning food, handcrafted beer, upscale-casual atmosphere, large menu selection and patio seating. Free parking. t. Murray’s Bar and Kitchen, 560 S. High St., 43215, 614-824-2301. T. Murray’s Bar and Kitchen serves comfort food kicked up a notch. Warm setting, friendly service and a casual atmosphere.

 coLuMBus the Boat House at confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St., 43215, 614-469-0000. Located off Spring Street at Souder Avenue, three minutes west of downtown, on the water with a view of the city. Patio dining, contemporary American cuisine and an upscale menu. cafe Brioso, 14 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-228-8366. Located downtown at the corner of High and Gay streets. Cafe Brioso serves specialty coffees roasted onsite. Mon.-Thur., 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.1 p.m. cup o’ Joe/MoJoe Lounge, 149 S. High St., 43215, 614-487-6050. Dempsey’s restaurant, 346 S. High St., 43215, 614-586-0511. Located downtown and offering great breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Open daily at 7 a.m. and serving dinner until 11 p.m. de-noVo bistro & bar, 201 S. High St., 43215, 614-222-8830. de-NOVO bistro & bar dishes up contemporary American cuisine. Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace, 248 S. Fourth St., 43215, 614-824-4673. A favorite for specialty hotdogs and its unique atmosphere. Due Amici, 67 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-224-9373. Enjoy old-world Italian cuisine with smart, contemporary style in historic downtown Columbus. Due Amici offers a cool fine-dining atmosphere at an affordable price. elevator Brewery & Draught Haus, 161 N. High St., 43215, 614-228-0500. Located between Spring and Long streets, this brew restaurant offers upscale dining in a historic setting with a magnificent back bar. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.midnight; Fri., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 5 p.m.2 a.m. Flatiron Bar & Diner, 129 E. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-461-0033. Located at the corner of Nationwide Boulevard and North Fourth Street. Serving American, barbecue and Cajun/Creole cuisine. Classic diner fare for lunch and dinner. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-midnight; Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 5-10 p.m. Jury room, 22 E. Mound St., 43215, 614-220-0964. This historic downtown spot serves a large menu of comfort food and cheap drinks. Latitude 41, 50 N. Third St., 43215, 614-228-5050. Located in the Renaissance Columbus Downtown hotel, Latitude 41 serves modern American cuisine made with local ingredients.

M, 2 Miranova Pl., 43215, 614-629-0000. Upscale, contemporary, energetic and dramatic. Cameron Mitchell’s marquee restaurant. Mon.Thur., 5-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 5-11 p.m. Milestone 229, 229 Civic Center Dr., 43215, 614-427-0276. Located downtown with views of the Columbus skyline and Scioto River. Upscale, casual menu offers specialty cocktails, drafts and fine wines. Spacious patio and indoor seating. Mitchell’s steakhouse, 45 N. Third St., 43215, 614-621-2333. Upscale cosmopolitan steak and chop house located in the heart of downtown. Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dinner: Mon.-Thur., 5-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 5-11 p.m.; Sun., 5-9 p.m. sidebar 122, 122 E. Main St., 43215, 614-228-9041. Sidebar offers cuisine with a Mediterranean flare, intermingled with South American-inspired small-plate dishes. sugardaddy’s sumptuous sweeties, 11 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-888-4491. Columbus’ own. Nationally known. Gourmet brownie and blondie company featuring 20 flavors. Named “Best-of-the-Best” by The Food Network. Winners of “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.” thurber’s, 310 S. High St., 43215, 614-220-7007. In the tradition of a great neighborhood restaurant, we take the finest local ingredients and integrate them into an accessible everyday culinary experience. Parking validated. tip top Kitchen and cocktails, 73 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-221-8300. A neighborhood bar serving up comfort food and Columbus pride. Known for their impressive number of beers on tap and comfort-food staples like meatloaf. tommy’s Diner, 914 W. Broad St., 43222, 614-224-2422. A true family classic diner, located just minutes from downtown. Serving a delicious assortment of homemade pies. Zencha tea salon, 19 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-223-9530. Explore the world through tea or relax and rejuvenate your spirit. With more than 100 varieties of tea beverages, appetizers, entrees and desserts to inspire your imagination.

coLuMBus  conVention center All American Hamburgers, 400 N. High St., Ste. 119, 43215, 614-461-0587. American cuisine made-to-order. Fresh, never-frozen meat. Mon.-Thur., 6:45 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 6:45 a.m.-9 p.m. charley’s Grilled subs, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-460-8707. American cuisine, fresh grilled subs and lemonade. Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. chicken ‘n eggs, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-461-8116. Breakfast and fried chicken and a variety of sandwiches. Fame’s Diner, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-461-0587. An American diner serving Bob Evans breakfast and grilled subs. Mon.-Thur., 6:45 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri.-Sun., 6:45 a.m.-9 p.m. Goodrich ice cream, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-0800. JaVa’s cyber espresso Bar, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-4676. Coffee, espresso and wireless Internet access.

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Mykonos Gyros, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-463-9263. Greek specialties and pita sandwiches. Open daily, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Breakfast served daily until 11 a.m. Noble Roman’s, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-316-6168. The better pizza people. Siam, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-461-8116. Authentic Thai and Chinese cuisine, including Pad Thai and General Tso’s chicken. Subway, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-0800.

 GeRMaN VillaGe Barcelona Restaurant, 263 E. Whittier St., 43206, 614-443-3699. Located at the corner of Whittier and Jaeger streets. Spanish cuisine. Live music on Fri. and Sun. Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dinner daily. Cup O’ Joe German Village, 627 S. Third St., 43206, 614-221-1563. Locally roasted coffee, pastries and decadent desserts. G. Michael’s american Bistro & Bar, 595 S. Third St., 43215, 614-464-0575. Upscale contemporary American cuisine in the heart of German Village. Award-winning wine list, patio and event space. Sun.-Thur., 4:30-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4:30-11 p.m. Harvest Pizzeria/Curio at Harvest, 495 S. Fourth St., 43206, 614-824-1769. Jeni’s Splendid ice Creams, 900 Mohawk St., 43206, 614-445-6513. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world. Juergen’s “German” Bakery and Restaurant, 525 S. Fourth St., 43206, 614-224-6858. Juergen’s Bakery and Resaurant serves authentic German food, crusty breads and pastries in historic German Village. Tues.-Thur., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 a.m.9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Parking available next door. Katzinger’s Delicatessen, 475 S. Third St., 43215, 614-228-3354. New York-style deli and specialty foods store and caterer in German Village. Seen on The Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate,” rated “best deli” and “best sandwich.” lindey’s, 169 E. Beck St., 43206, 614-228-4343. Historic German Village American bistro. Four private meeting rooms. One of Columbus’ “Top 10.” Lunch and dinner served daily, brunch served Sat.-Sun. Outdoor bar and patio. Pistacia Vera, 541 S. Third St., 43215, 614-220-9070. Distinctive desserts. Yummy treats. Divine delicacies. A must-stop bakery. Schmidt’s Restaurant und Sausage Haus, 240 E. Kossuth, 43206, 614-444-5050. Located in the heart of German Village. An entertainment destination in a renovated livery stable. Live ompah music and Schmidt’s Fudge Haus. Skillet, 410 E. Whittier St., 43206, 614-443-2266. The Thurman Cafe, 183 Thurman Ave., 43206, 614-443-1570. A German Village landmark serving up the best burgers in Columbus, along with old favorites like our famous Coney Island. The Thurman Cafe has been featured on “Man v. Food.”

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 North market Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 59 Spruce St., 43215, 614-228-9960. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world. taste of Belgium, 59 Spruce St., 43215, 614-224-0896. Taste of Belgium specializes in authentic Belgian waffles, lunch and dessert crepes and espresso drinks. Catering available. Follow the restaurant on Twitter: @tasteofbelgium.

 Short North Barley’s Brewing Company, 467 N. High St., 43215, 614-228-2537. Located across from the Convention Center. Award-winning ales

Dining by Cuisine AmericAn 101 Beer Kitchen (DU) Alana’s - Food & Wine (OSU) All American Hamburgers (CC) American Girl (Easton) Barley’s Brewing Company (SN) Barrel 44 (BE) BBR Columbus (AD) Bernard’s Tavern (SN) Berry Blendz (OSU) Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits (SN) The Boat House at Confluence Park (DT) Bob Evans Restaurant (GA, GH and WV) Bodega (SN) Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill (GH) Cameron’s American Bistro (WO) Cap City Fine Diner & Bar (GA and GH) Champps Americana (WO) Charley’s Grilled Subs (CC) Chicken ‘n Eggs (CC) Cimi’s Bistro at Pinnacle (GC) Columbus Brewing Company Restaurant (BD) Coopers Hawk Winery & Restaurant (Easton) DeepWood (SN) Dempsey’s Restaurant (DT) de-NOVO bistro & bar (DT) Der Dutchman Restaurant & Bakery (PC) Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace (DT) Eddie George’s Grille 27 (OSU) Eggfast (OSU) Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus (DT) Eleven (SN) Fame’s Diner (CC) Figlio Wood Fired Pizza (GH) Five Guys Burgers & Fries (OSU) G. Michael’s American Bistro & Bar (GV)


complement a full menu of modern pub good. Banquet space and a private bar available for rentals. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-midnight; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., noon-midnight.

Basi Italia, 811 Highland St., 43215, 614-294-7383. Fresh Italian and Mediterraneaninspired entrees. Casual neighborhood location in Victorian Village. Dinner is served starting at 5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Bernard’s tavern, 630 N. High St., 43215, 614-223-9601. A great spot for meeting friends for great food and a drink. Enjoy a casual atmosphere with an assortment of beers including 12 drafts, microbrews and imports. Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits, 680 N. High St., 43215, 614-228-6191. Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits is a cozy neighborhood bar serving craft draught microbrews, comfort food, desserts and more.

Glenlaurel Scottish Country Inn (S) Gooeyz (OSU) Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant (AD) Hangovereasy (OSU) Harvest Moon Cafe (S) House Wine (WO) Hubbard Grille (SN) Jury Room (DT) KDB - Easton (Easton) Latitude 41 (DT) Lindey’s (GV) M (DT) Max & Erma’s/Crowne Plaza (AD) Milestone 229 (DT) The Morgan House (DU) Northstar Cafe (SN and Easton) Park Street Patio (AD) Park Street Saloon (AD) The Pearl Restaurant Tavern Oyster Room (SN) Potbelly Sandwich Works (OSU) R Bar Arena (AD) Raising Cane’s (OSU, GA, N) Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern (BE, WV, UA, WO, DU, GA, NA, EASTON) Short North Pint House & Beer Garden (SN) Skillet (GV) Sunny Street Cafe (AD) Surly Girl Saloon (SN) T. Murray’s Bar and Kitchen (BD) Tasi Cafe (SN) Third & Hollywood (GH) Thurber’s (DT) The Thurman Cafe (GV) Tip Top Kitchen and Cocktails (DT) Tommy’s Diner (DT) White Castle (SN, N) The Wine Bistro (WO) Wine on High (SN) The Worthington Inn (WO)

AsiAn bd’s mongolian barbeque (AD)

Mark Pi’s (OSU) Molly Woo’s Asian Bistro (Polaris) Siam (CC) Two Fish / Red (SN) ZenCha Tea Salon (DT)

cAjun Flatiron Bar & Diner (DT)

cofee/bAked goods Cafe Brioso (DT) Cookie Cravings Bakery (SN) Cup O’ Joe (AIR, BE, CL, GV and OSU) Cup O’ Joe/MoJoe Lounge (DT, SN and Easton) JaVa’s Cyber Espresso Bar (CC) Mozart’s Bakery & Piano Cafe (CL) Pistacia Vera (GV) Stauf’s Coffee Roasters (GH) Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties (DT, Easton and Polaris) Taste of Belgium (NM)

deli Katalina’s Cafe Corner (SN) Katzinger’s Delicatessen (GV) Panera Bread (OSU, Easton and Polaris) Spinelli’s Deli (SN) Subway (CC)

french Bon Vie Bistro & Bar (Easton) Gallerie Bar & Bistro (SN) The Refectory (UA)

germAn Juergen’s German Bakery and Restaurant (GV) Schmidt’s Restaurant und Sausage Haus (GV)

ice creAm Cold Stone Creamery (OSU) Goodrich Ice Cream (CC) Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (NM, SN, GV, GH, BE, CL, DU and N)

Bodega, 1044 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-9399. Cookie Cravings Bakery, 227 E. Third Ave., 43201, 614-725-0090. Our quaint bakery in the Italian Village specializes in cookies, sweet and savory crepes and micro-roasted coffee. Cup o’ Joe/moJoe Lounge, 600 N. High St., 43215, 614-225-1563. This bar/restaurant located on The Cap at Union Station also serving coffee, pastries and desserts. DeepWood, 511 N. High St., 43215, 614-221-5602. DeepWood offers the balanced experience of living and dining well. Sincere hospitality, personal connections, inviting atmosphere, local responsibility and a fresh, evolving menu. eleven, 591 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-2204.

Vienna Ice Cafe (CL)

irish/british Callahan’s Irish Tavern (AD) Three-Legged Mare (AD) Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery (Polaris)

itAliAn Basi Italia (SN) Bel Lago Waterfront Dining (WV) Berwick Manor Restaurant (E) BRAVO! Cucina Italiana (OSU) Buca di Beppo (AD and WO) Due Amici (DT) Marcella’s (SN and Polaris) Martini Modern Italian (SN) Mezzo (DU) Rigsby’s Kitchen (SN)

jApAnese/sushi Fusian (OSU) Japanese Steak House (SN)

mediterrAneAn Barcelona Restaurant (GV) Mykonos Gyros (CC) Sidebar 122 (DT)

mexicAn Los Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant (RY) Mad Mex (OSU) Park Street Cantina (AD)

pizzA Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza (AD) Dewey’s Pizza (GH) Harvest Pizzeria (GV) Late Night Slice (SN) Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music (WO) Noble Roman’s (CC) Pizza Rustica (OSU) zpizza (SN)

seAfood 89 Fish and Grill (AD) Columbus Fish Market (WO, GH)

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant (Easton) Mitchell’s Ocean Club (Easton) Ugly Tuna Saloona (OSU)

steAkhouse Eddie Merlot’s (Polaris) Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse (SN, DU, UA and WO) Mitchell’s Steakhouse (DT) Rodizio Grill (AD) Smith & Wollensky (Easton) The Top Steak House (BE)


downtown Arena District Brewery District Downtown Columbus Columbus Convention Center German Village North Market Short North eAst Airport Bexley East Columbus Easton Gahanna New Albany Reynoldsburg north Clintonville North Columbus Dublin Grandview Heights Ohio State University Polaris Upper Arlington Westerville Worthington south South Columbus Grove City west Plain City

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Gallerie Bar & Bistro, 401 N. High St., 43215, 614-484-5278. Gallerie features cuisine from local farmers and artisans, as well as an extensive offering of wine and spirits. Hubbard Grille, 793 N. High St., 43215, 614-291-5000. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, 569 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-2204. Prime steaks, chops and seafood. Located on The Cap at Union Station. Japanese Steak House, 479 N. High St., 43215, 614-228-3030. American/Japanese cuisine. Best tasting show in town. Lunch: Mon.-Fri. Dinner: Mon.-Sat. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 714 N. High St., 43215, 614-294-5364. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world. Katalina’s Cafe Corner, 1105 Pennsylvania Ave., 43201, 614-294-2233. Unique wraps, salads and soups. Lots of vegetarian options. Dine-in, carryout, delivery and catering. Late Night Slice/Quick Slice, 1040 N. High St., Ste. 7, 43201, 614-206-7448. Our mission is to give the denizens of downtown Columbus a fun and friendly place to “pizza their faces off.” Marcella’s, 615 N. High St., 43215, 614-223-2100. Ristorante, pizzeria and wine bar. Dinner: Sun.Thur., 4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4 p.m.-midnight. Halfoff select items. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-6 p.m. Martini Modern Italian, 445 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-8259. Contemporary Italian style with classic Italian influence. Dinner: Mon.-Thur.,

4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m. Happy hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-6 p.m.

White Castle, 965 N. High St., 43215, 614-291-9189.

Northstar Cafe, 951 N. High St., 43201, 614-298-9999. Imaginative menu with healthful emphasis on local, organic ingredients and an in-house bakery. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Wine on High, 789 N. High St., 43215, 614-294-8466. Wine on High offers two experiences in one location. The first floor houses our wine, beer and cigar retail shop, featuring more than 300 labels at various price points as well as the best craft brews and cigars. The second floor is home to The Loft, our wine and beer bar.

The Pearl Restaurant Tavern Oyster Room, 641 N. High St., 43215, 614-227-0151. When our chefs take over a tavern, the result is awesome. Open daily at 4 p.m. Brunch: Sat.-Sun., starting at 10 a.m. Rigsby’s Kitchen, 698 N. High St., 43215, 614-461-7888. 18 years of culinary art, style and good taste. Reservations recommended.

zpizza, 945 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-3289. Casual, laid-back eatery serving healthy pizza, salads and sandwiches with organic and all-natural options. Delivery to downtown hotels. Sun.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-midnight.

Short North Pint House and Beer Garden, 780 N. High St., 43201, 614-429-3986.


Spinelli’s Deli, 767 Neil Ave., 43215, 614-280-1044. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Voted “best sandwiches.” Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.


Surly Girl Saloon, 680 N. High St., 43215, 614-294-4900. Sassy saloon with comfort food and serving 24 draughts. Open daily, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Tasi Cafe, 680 N. Pearl St., 43215, 614-222-0788. A favorite Short North breakfast and brunch spot serving tasty omelettes, French toast, sandwiches and espresso drinks.

Cup O’ Joe, 4600 International Gateway, 43219, 614-231-6563. Locally roasted coffee, pastries and decadent desserts.

 BexLey Barrel 44, 2232 E. Main St., 43209, 614-824-1058. We offer more than 150 whiskeys, live music on weekends and amazing food. Check out our awesome happy hour specials in the bar, Mon.-Fri., 3-7 p.m.

Two Fish / Red, 721 N. High St., 43215, 614-221-8600. A popular seafood and sushi spot serving fresh catches, exciting sushi rolls and a hip atmosphere.

Cup O’ Joe, 2418 E. Main St., 43209, 614-239-6563. Stop in for a cup of coffee or a pastry.

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A 5th generation Columbus legend—Schmidt’s historic restaurant* and banquet rooms are perfect for celebrating with family and friends. Enjoy sausage recipes from their turn of the century meat packing company along with award winning pastries. Open daily at 11 a.m. Click into our legacy.

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 2156 E. Main St., 43209, 614-231-5364. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world. Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, 2158 E. Main St., 43209, 614-236-2426. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.

 ColumBuS Berwick manor Restaurant, 3250 Refugee Rd., 43232, 614-235-7100. Located near U.S. Rte. 33 and Refugee Road. American and Italian cuisine. Family-owned and operated since 1955. Off-site catering for all events is a specialty. Closed Sun.-Mon. and Tues. evenings. The Top Steak House, 2891 E. Main St., 43209, 614-231-8238. Retro supper club serving succulent, juicy steaks and classic martinis, with the sweet sounds of the pearly whites in the background. Quietly getting it right for more than 50 years.

 eaSTon american Girl, Easton Town Center, 4040 The Strand E., 43219, 877-247-5223. For a casual bite with that special touch, you and your little girl can choose from a la carte selections, including tasty appetizers, delicious entrees and desserts. Bon Vie Bistro & Bar, 4089 The Strand E., 43219, 614-416-0463. Columbus’ favorite French American bistro. Taste the good life at Bon Vie. Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, 4230 The Strand, 43219, 614-428-6999. One of Easton Town Center’s more popular sophisticated dining spots, serving traditional fine-dining dishes and great wine. Cup o’ Joe/moJoe lounge, 241 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-471-1563. Serving coffee, pastries and desserts. Full-service bar. KDB, 165 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-418-7149. mcCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant, Easton Town Center, 3965 New Bond St., 43219, 614-476-3663. Private room for 65. Tailored banquet menus. mitchell’s ocean Club, 4002 Easton Station, 43219, 614-416-2582. Located on the second level of Easton Town Center. Serving prime seafood and steaks. Dinner: Mon.-Thur., 5-10 p.m.; Fri., 5-11 p.m.; Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun. 4-9 p.m. northstar Cafe, 4015 Townsfair Way, 43219, 614-532-5444. Imaginative menu with healthful emphasis on local, organic ingredients and an in-house bakery. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Rusty Bucket & Tavern, 4062 Gramercy, 43219, 614-342-2063. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m. Smith & Wollensky, Easton Town Center, 4145 The Strand W., 43219, 614-416-2400. Specializing in USDA prime steaks dry aged on-premise and fresh seafood including lobster. Private event space is available.


Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties, 111 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-888-4491. Columbus’ own. Nationally known. Gourmet brownie and blondie company featuring 20 flavors. Named “Best-of-the-Best” by The Food Network. Winners of “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.”

Raising Cane’s, 2823 Olentangy River Rd., 43201, 614-261-0011. A quick-serve restaurant that serves fresh, never-frozen chicken fingers.

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Bob evans Restaurant, 1380 N. Hamilton Rd., 43230, 614-418-4791. Great food at value pricing for families, friends and groups. Down-home cooking with all your favorites.

101 Beer Kitchen, 7509 Sawmill Rd., 43016, 614-210-1010. The intersection of craft beer and rustic food. The ever-changing menu is based on fresh, seasonal ingredients prepared daily from scratch.

Cap City Fine Diner & Bar, 1301 Stone Ridge Dr., 43230, 614-478-9999. Diner favorites with an upscale twist. Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.4 p.m.; brunch: Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dinner: Mon.,-Thur., 4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun., 3-9 p.m. Raising Cane’s, 1320 N. Hamilton Rd., 43230, 614-475-1300. A quick-serve restaurant serving fresh, never-frozen chicken fingers. Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, The Commons at Clark Hall, 73 N. Hamilton Rd., 43230, 614-475-4435. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.

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White Castle, 1435 E. Dublin Granville Rd., 43229, 614-846-4791.

Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, 6360 Frantz Rd., 43017, 614-717-2828. Voted “Best Steak in Columbus” for more than 20 years. Featuring fine aged steaks, chops, fresh fish and seafood in an elegant atmosphere. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 1 W. Bridge St., 43017, 614-792-5364. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world. mezzo Dublin, 12 W. Bridge St., 43017, 614-889-6100. The morgan House, 5300 Glick Rd., 43017, 614-889-5703. Located at the corner of Glick and Dublin roads. American cuisine, including salads, sandwiches, desserts and soups.

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, 180 Market St., 43054, 614-939-5300. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, 6726 Perimeter Loop Rd., 43017, 614-889-2594. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 3-6 p.m.

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los Jalapenos mexican Restaurant, 8134 E. Broad St., 43068, 614-655-4500.

Bob evans Restaurant, 1455 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-421-0090.

North  ClInTonVIlle Cup o’ Joe, 2990 N. High St., 43202, 614-447-7563. Locally roasted coffee, pastries and decadent desserts. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 4247 N. High St., 43214, 614-447-0500. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world. mozart’s Bakery & Piano Cafe, 2885 N. High St., 43202, 614-268-3687. Mozart’s Cafe serves fine European pastries, cakes and much more. Breakfast, lunch and dinner paired with live classical music served daily. Our corner of Austria, right here in Clintonville. Vienna Ice Cafe, 2899 N. High St., 43202, 614-268-3687. A Europe-inspired, locally made ice cream shop, also serving gelato and sorbet. Created by and crafted with everything you’ve always loved about Mozart’s Cafe.

 ColumBuS Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 8 N. Liberty St., 43065, 614-846-1060. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world.

Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill, 900 Goodale Blvd., 43212, 614-299-6639. Every day is game day. Incredible food, beers and cocktails galore, loads of official OSU memorabilia, patio with a Block O fire pit and 40 big-screen TVs. Cap City Fine Diner & Bar, 1299 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-291-3663. Located close to OSU. Offers diner favorites with an upscale twist. Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Brunch: Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dinner: Mon.-Thur., 4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat.; 4-11 p.m., Sun.; 3-9 p.m. Columbus Fish market, 1245 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-291-3474. Located between Fifth and Third avenues in Grandview, just south of Lennox Town Center. Featuring a wide variety of fresh fish and seafood. Lunch: Mon.Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dinner: Mon.-Thur., 4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m. Dewey’s Pizza, 1327 W. Fifth Ave., 43212, 614-487-8282. Dewey’s serves hand-tossed, stone-baked pizza, fresh gourmet salads, fine wine and draft craft brews. Full-service dine-in or carryout. Figlio Wood Fired Pizza, 1369 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-481-8850. A casual bistro serving Columbus’ best gourmet pizza. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, 1281 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-488-2680. Ice cream made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world.

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Stauf’s Coffee Roasters, 1277 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-486-4861. One of Columbus’ most well-respected coffee roasters. Serving freshly brewed coffee and espresso, locally made baked goods and more. Third & Hollywood, 1433 W. Third Ave., 43212, 614-488-0303. Classic, American bistro with an inviting ambiance, focusing on locally grown and artisan ingredients. Open daily for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Lunch/brunch: Fri.-Sun., at 11:30 a.m.

 oHio STaTe univeRSiTy alana’s Food & Wine, 2333 N. High St., 43202, 614-294-6783. Alana’s Food & Wine is fine dining that’s focused on fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. The restaurant offers an award-winning wine list, sold at Ohio state minimum. Berry Blendz, South Campus Gateway, 1585 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-4682. Real fruit smoothies featuring vegetable blends and wheatgrass. BRavo! Cucina italiana, 1803 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-291-8210. Serving authentic Italian pasta specialties, pizza, flatbreads, steak and seafood for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Banquet and event space is available.

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Cold Stone Creamery, South Campus Gateway, 1574 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-5228. From unique ice cream creations to smoothies, cakes and shakes, nobody serves up the ultimate indulgence like Cold Stone. Cup o’ Joe, 1791 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-291-1563. Located at the Lennox and serving locally roasted coffee, pastries and decadent desserts. A great place to stop in before or after a movie or shopping.


eddie George’s Grille 27, South Campus Gateway, 43201, 614-421-2727. Eddie George’s Grille 27 is a dynamic 21st-century restaurant, with more than 70 HDTVs for watching the game. Featuring an award-winning menu and a progressive beverage selection. eggfast, 24 E. 12th Ave., 43201, 614-299-3447. Whether you’re up at dawn, winding down in the wee hours or feelin’ hungry any time, we’re cookin’ up a crackin’ good meal. Five Guys Burgers & Fries, 1603 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-5555. Specialty burgers and cheeseburgers, grilled cheese, fries, hotdogs and more.

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Fusian, 14 E. 11th Ave, 43201, 614-294-2333. Fusian is a new made-to-order sushi spot that offers specialty rolls in a relaxed, friendly setting. Gooeyz, South Campus Gateway, 1554 N. High St., 43201, 614-824-1731. Gooeyz is a fast, causal restaurant that also features a full bar. This South Campus Gateway spot is famous for amazing, stacked-high melted cheese sandwiches. Hangovereasy, 1646 Neil Ave., 43201, 614-586-0070. Mad Mex, South Campus Gateway, 43201, 614-586-4007. Funky Fresh Cal-MeMad Mex is a summertime, wear-your-shorts, drink-abeer, sweat-a-little, chill-with-friends, have-amargarita, forget-the-clock, eat-a-burrito kind of party.

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Eddie Merlot’s, 1570 Polaris Parkway, 43240, 614-433-7307. Eddie Merlot’s serves prime aged beef and seafood in an elegant setting that’s ideal for special occasions.

Buca di Beppo, 60 E. Wilson Bridge Rd., 43085, 614-848-8466. Buca di Beppo is the heart of fresh Italian cooking, with familystyle recipes like Linguini Fruitti di Mare and Chicken Marsala. Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Marcella’s, 1319 Polaris Pkwy., 43240, 614-844-6500. Marcella’s is a bustling burst of Italian flavor and energy. Lunch: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-4 p.m. Dinner: Mon.-Thur., 4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m. Molly Woo’s asian Bistro, 1500 Polaris Pkwy., 43240, 614-985-9667. Located in Polaris Fashion Place. Authentic Asian cuisine. Lunch: Mon.-Sat., 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m. Dinner: Mon.-Thur., 4-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m. Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties, 1329 Cameron Ave., 43035, 614-888-4491. Columbus’ own. Nationally known. Gourmet brownie and blondie company featuring 20 flavors. Sugardaddy’s was named as the “Bestof-the-Best” by The Food Network and has been a winner of “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.” Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, 8665 Sancus Blvd., 43240, 614-888-5458. At Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, a Celtic-themed sports pub, you’ll always find cold beer, delicious pub fare, televised sports of all kinds and a festive atmosphere. Open for lunch, dinner and late-night.

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Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, 1615 Old Henderson Rd., 43220, 614-442-3310. Voted “Best Steakhouse in Columbus” for more than 20 years. Featuring finely aged steaks, chops, fresh fish and seafood in an elegant atmosphere.

Mark Pi’s, South Campus Gateway, 1610 N. High St., 43201, 614-298-8115. An Asian fast-food spot serving signature dishes in a fast, casual setting. Pizza Rustica, South Campus Gateway, 1558 N. High St., 43201, 614-824-1990. Pizza Rustica received its inspiration from “pizza a taglia”—pizza by the slice sold in the authentic takeaway shops of Rome. Potbelly Sandwich Works, South Campus Gateway, 10 E. 11th Ave., 43201, 614-299-0617. From the back of an antique store, Potbelly sandwiches are born. Crispy sandwiches and thick homemade shakes. A sandwich to size up anyone’s ambition. Raising Cane’s, 1816 N. High St., 43201, 614-298-8713. Raising Cane’s is a quick-serve restaurant that serves fresh, never-frozen chicken fingers. Ugly Tuna Saloona, South Campus Gateway, 1546 N. High St., 43201, 614-297-8862. Fresh fish, ugly owners. Grab a drink, some food and a healthy serving of local music in a great atmosphere. Ugly Tuna Saloona offers a terrific second-floor patio.


The Refectory, 1092 Bethel Rd., 43220, 614-451-9774. Located a half-mile west of St. Rte. 315 at the Bethel Road exit. Classic and contemporary French cuisine. The Refectory boasts an award-winning collection of more than 700 wines. Impeccable service. The Refectory has received five stars from Columbus Monthly, as wel as a AAA Four Diamond Award. Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, 1635 W. Lane Ave., 43221, 614-485-2303. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.

 WESTERvillE Bel lago Waterfront Dining, 170 N. Sunbury Rd., 43081, 614-891-0200. At Bel Lago, every dining experience is a culinary excursion. Fine dining and wine paired with a beautiful waterfront view. Bob Evans Restaurant, 841 N. State St., 43082, 614-882-3778. Bob Evans Resaurant offers great food at value pricing for families, friends and groups. Experience down-home cooking. Bob Evans serves the classics and all your favorites. Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, 400 Polaris Pkwy., 43082, 614-890-3663. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m.

Cameron’s american Bistro, 2185 W. Dublin-Granville Rd., 43085, 614-885-3663. Located near the corner of St. Rte. 161 and Linworth Road in northwest Columbus. Cameron’s American Bistro features contemporary American cuisine. Mon.-Thur., 5-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 5-11 p.m.; Sun., 5-9 p.m. Champps americana, 161 E. Campus View Blvd., 43235, 614-781-1000. Offering upscale, casual dining and generous hospitality. Craveable foods and flavors prepared from scratch, and a great seat for local and national sporting events. Columbus Fish Market, 40 Hutchinson Ave., 43235, 614-410-3474. Located in the Crosswoods development at U.S. Rte. 23 and I-270. Featuring a wide variety of fresh seafood and steak, and a fish market. Lunch: 11:30 a.m. Dinner: 4 p.m. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, 55 Hutchinson Ave., 43235, 614-438-1000. Voted “Best Steakhouse in Columbus” for more than 20 years. Featuring finely aged steaks, chops, fresh fish and seafood in an elegant atmosphere. natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and live Music, 5601 N. High St., 43085, 614-436-2625. Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern, 7800 Olentangy River Rd., 43235, 614-436-2626. It’s what every neighborhood needs—a fun, fast and friendly place to dine, celebrate or just hang. Mon.-Thur., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m. The Wine Bistro north Worthington, 8231 N. High St., 43235, 614-436-4000. Known for an extensive and impressive selection of wines from around the world. Stop in for a small plate and a bottle to share. The Worthington inn, 649 High St., 43085, 614-885-2600. A historic stagecoach shop now serves as one of the area’s most popular restaurants. Great food in a beautiful setting.

south  ColUMBUS glenlaurel Scottish Country inn, 14940 Mt. Olive Rd., Rockbridge, 43149, 740-385-4070. Glenlaurel, a Scottish Country Inn, is the premier romantic getaway. Located in the Hocking Hills, we offer gourmet breakfast and fine dining, wine and spirits and more—all in a secluded setting. Harvest Moon Cafe, 7 N. High St., 43110, 614-834-8100. Providing the community with healthier food options by using fresh, seasonal and local produce.

 gRovE CiTy Cimi’s Bistro at Pinnacle, 1500 Pinnacle Club Dr., 43123, 614-539-0049. The private Pinnacle Golf Club’s public restaurant.

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After more than 25 years and thousands of body-building memories made, the Arnold Sports Festival has become a Columbus institution that brings people from across the world to the Capital City each winter. In addition to bodybuilding, there’s a ton going on throughout the Arnold Sports Festival weekend, including a remarkable fitness expo, cheerleading contests, health lectures, art exhibits and more. Here’s our guide to make sure you see all you want.

Don’t-Miss Events  The Pump and Run 5K: If your goal is to impress Arnold (and you’re not a professional bodybuilder), this is your time to shine. The competition, the largest of its kind in the U.S., tests overall fitness by measuring both strength and endurance.  Strongman Classic: See a man lift eight tires on a barbell, and you’ll be motivated to hit the gym a little more often. That’s the kind of extreme strength you can expect from this event favorite.

Get in the game Year-round, Columbus is an athletics powerhouse. But as any true fan knows, it’s in the fall and winter that things really get serious. From Buckeye basketball to action-packed hockey, Columbus has you covered—no matter your sporting persuasion.


he Buckeye men’s and women’s basketball teams keep things exciting as the weather cools down. Both teams play home games at the Schottenstein Center’s Value City Arena. The men’s team, led by Coach Thad Matta, is expected to make a legitimate run for the Big 10 Championship with the leadership of guard and fan favorite Aaron Craft. The puck dropped for the first time at Nationwide Arena in September, when the Columbus Blue Jackets began their first season as a member of the NHL’s Eastern Conference, setting up rivalries

with Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and New York. The Arnold Sports Festival, coproduced by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, will bring thousands of athletes and spectators to town Feb. 27-March 2. More than 45 sports make up the multi-day, multilocation festival, which includes the Arnold Classic and a fitness expo. Visiting fans can find more sports information and trip ideas on And, for a rundown of additional seasonal outdoor recreation options, flip to page 17.

ď‚ľ The Arnold Classic: It’s called the “Classicâ€? for a reason. You simply can’t come to the festival without checking out the professional bodybuilding contest, which features some of the world’s most muscled individuals. This event requires a separate ticket. ď‚ľ A wild card of your choice: Make sure to check out one of the more unique events for the sake of “trying something new.â€? Included on this list are Jiu Jitsu, arm wrestling, fencing and competitive jump-roping.

Our Advice Arnold’s event is a big draw, bringing thousands of people to downtown Columbus. Our advice: get your hotel reservations well in advance, as the hotels really fill up. Buy your expo ticket and, if you’re driving, your parking beforehand and don’t move your car once you’ve parked. Make sure you have a map and a list of event start times and plan your day accordingly.

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recreation & sports  Activities Black Wing shooting center, 3722 Marysville Rd., 43015, 740-363-7555. Experience something different and fun and give shooting a shot. Black Wing Welcomes beginners and groups. Packages are available. coGo Bike share, 614-352-2649. CoGo is a bike share network with 300 bicycles and 30 stations located throughout downtown Columbus. Hocking Hills Adventures, 31251 Chieftain Dr., Logan, 43138, 740-385-8685. The original canoe livery in Hocking Hills offers the best trips by canoe, kayak, raft or tube. Special events include romantic moonlight tours and torchlight tours. Hocking Hills canoe Livery, 12789 St. Rte. 664 S., Logan, 43138, 740-385-0523. Hocking Hills Canoe Livery is a full-service canoe, kayak and raft outfitter providing river trips for all skill levels. Our friendly staff works with you to provide the best experience. Jet Pack Water Adventures, 2715 Sugar Grove Rd., Lancaster, 43130, 740-359-8463. Gravity loses its grip near Columbus. Certified


instructors teach you and your group to fly a JetLev up to 30 feet above water.

gambling, live harness racing May-Sept., yearround Simulcast wagering and entertainment.

snow trails, 3100 Possum Run Rd., Mansfield, 44903, 419-774-9818, 800-644-6754. Ski, snowboard and snow tube at Ohio’s finest resort. Broad pristine slopes. Machine-made and groomed snow. Most user-friendly beginner’s area in the region.

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splatterPark Ltd., 5560 County Rd. 109, Mt. Gilead, 43338, 419-946-4964.

 GoLf Longaberger Golf club, 1 Long Dr., Nashport, 43830, 740-763-1100. safari Golf club at the columbus Zoo, 4853 W. Powell Rd., 43065, 614-645-3550. Mature golf course on more than 140 acres. Newly designed holes, a new clubhouse and a new practice facility, including a driving range, practice putting and chipping greens. Winding Hollow, 6140 Babbitt Rd., 43054, 614-855-8600. An 18-hole public championship course designed by Arthur Hills.

 RAcinG scioto Downs Racino, 6000 S. High St., 43207, 614-295-4700. More than 2,100 games for

columbus Blue Jackets, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-246-2000. Ohio’s National Hockey League team. Games played at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus September-April. Tickets range from $22-$85. columbus crew, 1 Black and Gold Blvd., 43211, 614-447-4131. The Crew is Ohio’s professional Major League Soccer club and the winner of the 2008 MLS Cup. Crew Stadium is located off I-71 and 17th Avenue near the Ohio Expo Center. Huntington Park-Home of the columbus clippers, 330 Huntington Park Ln., 43215, 614-462-5250. The Columbus Clippers, Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, welcome you to Huntington Park. ohio machine, 1350 W. Fifth Ave., Ste. 330, 43212, 614-754-1973. Central Ohio’s Major League Lacrosse team. the ohio state University Athletic Department, 410 Woody Hayes Dr., 43210, 614-292-6861. For sports schedules, contact the sports information office. You’ll find athletic schedules, team standings and more.

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hen you think of Columbus, you undoubtedly think about shopping. Even Forbes named Columbus the No. 4 Best City for Shopping in America. And while we’ve long been known as a city strong in shoppingcenter options, we have plenty of independently owned boutiques, too. And the scene is only getting better. Easily one of Columbus’ most-loved shopping destinations, Easton Town Center is home to an ever-growing number of department stores, local boutiques and designer retailers. Located on the city’s northeast side, the shopping center was called one of the “5 Most Innovative Malls in the World” by Inside Retail. Anchors Macy’s and upscale Nordstrom join the expansive Victoria’s Secret flagship store, Tiffany & Co., Lululemon, Crate & Barrel, Michael Kors and Burberry. Shop for unique Columbus wares at Celebrate Local or recent additions American Girl and area 50

favorite Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams. Northstar Café, Brio Tuscan Grille and Mitchell’s Ocean Club are just a few of the dining highlights. Head to the Experience Columbus Visitors Center, located at 188 Easton Town Center, to request a coupon book. More than 180 specialty shops and department stores draw shoppers north of the city to Polaris Fashion Place. The shopping center is home to the city’s only Saks Fifth Avenue and other notable retailers including Sephora, Von Maur, Brooks Brothers, locally owned Petit Green Baby and recently added Lush Cosmetics. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the new Cabela’s, located on Gemini Place just north and east of the main shopping center. Dining options are seemingly endless, including Molly Woo’s Asian Bistro, Eddie Merlot’s and Benihana. For a uniquely local shopping experience, stroll down High Street in the Short North Arts District north of

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Columbus is a shopper’s delight. Chic boutiques? Check. Award-winning malls? We’ve got ’em. Read on to find where Columbus goes to get stylish.

American Girl downtown. Upscale clothing boutiques and quirky antique shops rub shoulders with art galleries and popular bars and restaurants. Locally owned and operated shops include Substance, Tigertree and Home on High. Also in the Short North Arts District are Bungalow Home and Garden, Posh Pets Boutique and Homage, a hometown favorite that cranks out super-soft, Columbusthemed T-shirts. The food scene here nearly rivals the shopping, with Italian fare at Marcella’s and Rigsby’s Kitchen and Asian-fusion favorites at Japanese Steak House and Sushi Rock.

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Shopping  Antiques & FleA MArkets Columbus Architectural salvage, 1580 Clara St., 43211, 614-299-6627. An organized warehouse full of architectural artifacts, antiques, old house parts and repurposed decorative items. A unique place to explore, shop and find inspiration. Grandview Mercantile, 873-881 N. High St., 43215, 614-421-7000. An 8,000-sq.-ft. antique marketplace in the Short North Arts District offering discriminating buyers a huge selection of distinctive pieces from around the world. Greater Columbus Antique Mall, 1045 S. High St., 43206, 614-443-7858. Located in a period antique building that’s rumored to be haunted. Five floors, 70 dealers. Columbus’ first antique mall. Open daily, noon-6 p.m.

 Arts And CrAFts 1 stop Bead shop, 6347 Sawmill Rd., 43017, 614-573-6452. Located in Dublin, this shop teaches the art of jewelry making and sells all the beads, tools and supplies to support the art. You’ll find us at Sawmill and 161 next to Trader Joe’s. Clayspace Gallery 831, 831 S. Front St., 43206, 614-449-8144. Golden Hobby shop, 630 S. Third St., 43206, 614-645-8329. Unique handcrafted gifts made by local seniors. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Helen Winnemore’s Craft, 150 E. Kossuth St., 43206, 614-444-5850. Located in historic German Village. We focus on the work of American artisans—our shop is like an arts festival year-round. Closed Mon. Wholly Craft!, 3169 N. High St., 43202, 614-447-3445. Wholly Craft! features hip, handmade goods from more than 200 crafters and artists including T-shirts, jewelry, accessories, paper goods, plush creatures, housewares and more.

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 Books Barnes & noble, the ohio state university Bookstore, South Campus Gateway, 1598 N. High St., 43201, 614-247-2000. Books, references and gifts, plus a coffee shop and cafe. You are guaranteed to be entertained for hours. This is a historical, university tradition— Long’s Bookstore at the Gateway. the Book loft of German Village, 631 S. Third St., 43206, 614-464-1774. Thirty-two rooms of books at bargain prices. The Book Loft is one of the largest independent bookstores in the nation. Sun.-Thur., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-midnight. Parking at rear in loading zone, other spaces on City Park Avenue.

 Boutiques Caterina ltd., european Housewares, Art & Gifts, 571 S. Third St., 43215, 614-224-7224. Located in historic German Village, this charming boutique sells hard-to-find, authentic artisanal Italian ceramics, French linens, true lavender body care and Polish pottery. substance for Fashion Conscious People, llC, 783 N. High St., 43215, 614-299-2910. Substance sells the clothes you keep. Curators

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of classic and sustainable clothing and accessories for women. Discover independent local artisans upstairs in The Substance Lofts.

varieties of top quality spices, herbs, blends and rubs from around the world with an ever-expanding line of products and discoveries.

Tigertree, 787 N. High St., 43215, 614-299-2660.

 CloThing Flying gent Mercantile, 14 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-664-3143. Located in the heart of downtown Columbus at Cafe Brioso, Flying Gent is the only Central Ohio destination for original, classic and exclusive men’s wear from around the world. Pitaya, South Campus Gateway, 1618 N. High St., 43201, 614-291-9999. Our racks are stocked with fresh merchandise every week and we offer great prices. All Pitaya-label clothes are sewn with love in the U.S. Pursuit, 1572 N. High St., 43201, 614-321-7848. Men’s clothing store focused on suits, shirts and ties with modern style at reasonable prices. We make shopping simple, fun and cut the clutter of traditional suit stores.

 ColuMbus ConvenTion CenTer Krema nut Company, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-9252. Nuts, chocolates, candies and gifts. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekend hours vary; please call to inquire. Mischief luggage, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-222-0089.

 DeParTMenT sTores Macy’s at easton Town Center, 4141 Easton Loop E., 43219, 614-342-2308. When you’re here, be sure to get your reserved-for-visitorsonly Macy’s Savings Pass, good for 10 percent off thousands of items.

 FooD bluescreek Farm Meats, 59 Spruce St. (in the North Market), 43215, 614-228-5727. A local butcher shop offering Ohio beef, lamb, pork, goat and veal raised the old-fashioned way, without growth hormones or antibiotics. Also offering a Beef CSA and classes.

The oilerie Columbus, 1409 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-824-2668. The Oilerie is an oliveoil bar and store that features 30 EVOOs and balsamic vinegars available for daily tastings. Gifts are our specialty and “Columbus” is on each bottle. schakolad Chocolate Factory, 3219 Tremont Rd., 43221, 614-326-3500. We love making custom chocolate creations for special events and everyday treats, including truffles, ganaches, buckeyes, custom molded items, chocolate fountains and more. schmidt’s Fudge haus and gifts, German Village, 220 E. Kossuth St., 43206, 614-444-2222. Truffles, sugar-free sweets and corporate gifts. sugardaddy’s sumptuous sweetiesDowntown, 11 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-888-4491. Columbus’ own. Nationally known. A gourmet brownie and blondie company featuring 20 flavors. Named “Best-of-the-Best” by The Food Network and winners of “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.” sugardaddy’s sumptuous sweeties-easton, 111 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-888-4491. Columbus’ own. Nationally known. A gourmet brownie and blondie company featuring 20 flavors. Named “Best-of-the-Best” by The Food Network and winners of “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.” sugardaddy’s sumptuous sweeties-Polaris, 1329 Cameron Ave., 43035, 614-888-4491. Columbus’ own. Nationally known. A gourmet brownie and blondie company featuring 20 flavors. Named “Best-of-the-Best” by The Food Network and winners of “Throwdown with Bobby Flay.”

 giFTs accent on nature, 1435 Grandview Ave, 43212, 614-486-7333.

Cookie Cravings bakery, 227 E. Third Ave., 43201, 614-725-0090. Our quaint bakery in the Italian Village specializes in cookies, sweet and savory crepes and micro-roasted coffee.

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Katzinger’s Delicatessen, 475 S. Third St., 43215, 614-228-3354. Located in German Village. New York-style deli, specialty foods store and caterer. Kingsdale Market District, 3061 Kingsdale Center, 43221, 614-538-0762. A food-shopping and dining destination unlike any other, with everyday grocery items at regular Giant Eagle prices, weekly specials, fuelperks!® and foodperks!® Krema nut Company, 1000 W. Goodale Blvd., 43212, 614-299-4131. Gourmet nuts, all-natural peanut butter, handmade candy and gifts. le Chocoholique, 601 N. High St., 43215, 614-223-4009. Artisan truffles both housemade and imported, a full espresso bar, full cocktail and wine bar, Wi-Fi, seating area and custom designs for any event. north Market spices, ltd., North Market 59 Spruce St., 43215. Carrying more than 80


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Better Earth, North Market, 59 Spruce St., 43215, 614-224-6196. Natural and organic products, jewelry, pottery and much more. Closed Mon. Brownie Points and The Popcorn Gallery, 5712 Westbourne Ave., 43213, 614-860-8470. Specializing in unique and creative gourmet brownies, chocolate-covered popcorn and fanciful chocolates. As seen on “Good Morning America” and “The Today Show.” The Statehouse Museum Shop, 1 Capitol Sq., 43215, 614-728-9234. Located on the ground floor of the Capitol at Broad and High streets. Find unique Ohio souvenirs, gift baskets and wine. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

 hoME dEcor Fortin Ironworks, 944 W. Fifth Ave., 43212, 614-291-4342. One of Ohio’s most unique stores. Hundreds of artistic, fun and unusual home and garden accents from local and international artisans at factory direct prices. Near OSU and downtown. home on high, Short North Arts District, 43201, 614-725-4292. A home decor collaborative of 19 unique shops in the Short North Arts District, where on Sunday afternoons shoppers can park easily for free and visit a variety of stores.



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 JEwElry The diamond cellar, 3960 New Bond St., 43219, 614-923-6633. The largest independent jeweler in the country, representing some of the finest brands in the world. Featuring sales, custom design and repair services.

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 PuBlIc MArkETS north Market, 59 Spruce St., 43215, 614-463-9664. Located between High and Front streets, just west of the convention center. A historic public market featuring the finest fresh and prepared foods. Mon., 9 a.m.5 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

ShoPPInG cEnTErS  And dISTrIcTS Easton Town center, 160 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-337-2200. The Midwest’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination is home to more than 150 retailers and 35 dining options and hosts free family-friendly events throughout the year. Coupon book available. historic downtown Powell, Inc., 44 N. Liberty St., 43065, 614-396-3336. Located 15 miles north of Columbus. An antique-to-unique shopping destination near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Olentangy Indian Caverns.

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Home on High, Short North Arts District, 43201, 614-725-4292. A home decor collaborative of 19 unique shops in the Short North Arts District, where on Sunday afternoons shoppers can park easily for free and visit a variety of stores. Polaris Fashion Place, 1500 Polaris Pkwy., 43240, 614-456-0120. Polaris Fashion Place, the premier shopping destination in Central Ohio, is home to Apple, lululemon, H&M, Saks Fifth Ave, Coach, and J. Crew, plus dining and entertainment. Short North Arts District, 1126 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-8050. Columbus’ premier arts, dining and shopping district, located on the north side of the convention center. Ohio’s most acclaimed Gallery Hop is hosted on the first Saturday of each month. Dubbed “Columbus Cool” by The New York Times Magazine. South Campus Gateway, South Campus Gateway, 43201, 614-247-5825. Mixture of retail, entertainment, restaurants, nightlife, office space, apartments and parking in the University District.

 SPeCiAlty Ambiance, the Store for lovers, 175 E. Campus View Blvd., 43235, 614-840-0166. Find sensuous lingerie, gifts of passion and romantic technology. American Girl, Easton Town Center, 4040 The Strand E. #520, 43219, 877-247-5223. Where girls can enjoy their favorite shops, casual dining in the Bistro, fabulous doll hair styles and extra-special celebrations.


At&t, South Campus Gateway, 1593 N. High St., 43201, 614-291-2500. Phone store for all your wireless needs, with iPhone 5 and so much more. Located in the University District. the Candle lab-Short North, 751 N. High St., 43215, 614-949-1458. Pour your own candles and create a custom fragrance blend. the Candle lab-Worthington, 646 High St., Worthington, 43085, 614-433-9900. Pour your own candles and create a custom fragrance blend. Celebrate local, 3952 Townsfair Way, 43219, 614-471-6446. Shop for local foods, baked goods, candy, salsas, wines, beer, children’s clothing, custom T-shirts, stationery, artisan jewelry, handicrafts, paintings and more. Finish line, South Campus Gateway, 1624 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-0607. Get some new kicks and all the Buckeye gear you need. We have style to give you some swag. GameStop, South Campus Gateway, 1611 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-0730. Shooters, RPG and sport classics. Grab the best and most entertaining games of today. the Garden Herb Shop, 7 N. High St., 43110, 614-834-4372. Providing the highest quality, all natural and organic products with unparalleled service to our customers. House Wine, 644 High St., 43085, 614-846-9463. A retail and on-premise wine concept where you taste before you buy. Tasting events are offered every Thursday night. A perfect spot for date nights and girlfriend outings.

Juergen’s “German” Bakery and Restaurant, 525 S. Fourth St., 43206, 614-224-6858. Authentic German crusty breads and pastries and imported chocolates, located in German Village. Parking available next door. Tues.-Thur., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mobile Center, 1593 N. High St., 43201, 614-289-1196. Nutrition X, South Campus Gateway, 18 E. 11th Ave., 43201, 614-424-6299. The best and widest variety of nutritional supplements to help your body feel and look its best. t-Mobile, South Campus Gateway, 1618 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-5852. The value of our plans, the reliability of our network and the quality of our service help you keep in touch with the people who make your life come alive. Verizon Wireless Zone, South Campus Gateway, 43201, 614-291-9500. Operating the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and data network, serving more than 80 million customers. Vinyl Frontier, 51 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-280-1808. A vinyl record shop with hundreds of records from artists in all genres. Stop in to see live music and shop for your collection. Wyandotte Winery, 4640 Wyandotte Dr., 43230, 614-476-3624. Enjoy handcrafted wines, tastings and on-site gift shop. zerOz wallets, 17 E. Gay St., 43215. A downtown store featuring unique slim-fit wallets.

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Lodging Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Columbus, 501 N. High St., 43215, 614-559-2000. Located across from the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Complimentary amenities include buffet breakfast, local calls and high-speed Internet access—wired and wireless. Hilton Columbus Downtown, 401 N. High St., 43215, 614-384-8600. Hilton Columbus Downtown is a brand-new, state-of-the-art property, offering a contemporary and modern presence in the vibrant hub of downtown Columbus.

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50 Lincoln-Short North Bed & Breakfast, 50 E. Lincoln, 43215, 614-299-5050, 800-516-9664. An urban delight in the heart of the Short North Arts District. We’re just three blocks from the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Nationwide Arena. One mile to OSU. Big Pine Retreat, 25822 Big Pine Rd., Rockbridge, 43149, 740-380-6810. German Village Guest House, 748 Jaeger St., 43206, 866-587-2738. Voted “Best Hotel in Columbus” (614 Magazine, A clean, cool, modern alternative to downtown hotels, located in an historic neighborhood. Glenlaurel Scottish Country Inn, 14940 Mt. Olive Rd., Rockbridge, 43149, 740-385-4070. With wooded cottages and crofts, this is a premier romantic getaway. Located in Hocking Hills, we offer elegant lodging and fine dining. Harrison House Bed & Breakfast, 313 W. Fifth Ave., 43201, 614-421-2202. Located in Victorian Village. Private bath and TV. Located near OSU, the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Short North Arts District and Battelle. HideAway Country Inn, 1601 St. Rte. 4, Bucyrus, 44820, 419-562-3013. An Ohio bed and breakfast, restaurant and event facility. Victorian Village Guest House, 1149 Neil Ave., 43201, 614-294-2849. Offering a luxury suite tastefully appointed with antiques and modern amenities. Within walking distance to bars, restaurants, shopping and the Short North Arts District and Arena District.

the Lofts Hotel, 33 E. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-461-2658. Columbus’ only boutique hotel, located two blocks from the Arena District and Short North Arts District. Guest rooms are fashioned after New York-style lofts. Red Roof Inn Columbus DowntownConvention Center, 111 E. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-224-6539. Walk to the Columbus Convention Center, Arena District and Huntington Park. New modern rooms, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free airport shuttle, meeting rooms, pet-friendly.

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Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown Capitol Square, 175 E. Town St., 43215, 614-221-3281. Located on the corner of Town and Fourth streets in the heart of downtown. Newly renovated, full-service. Indoor pool, exercise room, on-site restaurant, lounge, free Internet access.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, 50 N. Third St., 43215, 614-228-5050. Experience an innovative hotel, filled with upscale amenities in the heart of downtown. With indoor and outdoor event spaces, we are perfect for any gathering.

Hotels  DowNtowN Arena District Hyatt Regency, 350 N. High St., 43215, 614-463-1234. Connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Offering 633 spacious guest rooms, an indoor pool, lounge and a gift shop. On-site restaurant. Courtyard by Marriott Columbus-Downtown, 35 W. Spring St., 43215, 614-228-3200. Now fully renovated. Located at Spring and Front streets. Featuring the Bistro with Starbucks Coffee for breakfast and dinner, and free Wi-Fi in our updated lobby and guest rooms. Crowne Plaza Hotel Columbus Downtown, 33 E. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-461-2667. Award-winning, full-service hotel in the Arena District with 10,000-sq.-ft. of event space. Conveniently connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Doubletree Guest Suites-Columbus, 50 S. Front St., 43215, 614-228-4600. Located within walking distance of many downtown attractions. Downtown’s only all-suite property. Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center, 88 E. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-221-7008. Connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center by a temperature-controlled walkway. Free hot breakfast, hot food and cold beverages served 5:30-7 p.m. Free Wi-Fi. German Village Inn, 920 S. High St., 43206, 614-443-6506. Located a half-mile south of I-70, this newly remodeled two-story motel offers a lounge. Restaurants and shopping are located nearby.

Residence Inn by Marriott Columbus Downtown, 36 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-222-2610. Urban contemporary living. All-suite, extended stay property with full kitchens. We are pet-friendly. Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, 75 E. State St., 43215, 614-365-4512. Located on Theatre Row at the corner of East State and South Third streets. Walking distance to theater, arts, entertainment and dining. the westin Columbus, 310 S. High St., 43215, 614-220-7040. AAA Four Diamond historic hotel recently renovated. On-site restaurant, lounge, Wi-Fi, 24-hour in-room dining, health club and business center.

 EASt-AIRPoRt Best western PLUS Port Columbus, 1450 Airpointe Dr., 43219, 614-337-8400. Free deluxe Continental breakfast and hot items, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room. Near Easton Town Center. Free airport shuttle. Columbus Airport Marriott, 1375 N. Cassady Ave., 43219, 614-475-7551. Elegant, full-service hotel just minutes from Port Columbus International Airport, downtown Columbus and Easton Town Center. Includes restaurant, lounge and meeting and event space. Country Inn & Suites-Columbus Airport, 2900 Airport Dr., 43219, 614-478-2900. Spacious, two-queen rooms or king suites. Indoor pool and spa, fitness center, free Wi-Fi, complimentary airport shuttle and free hot breakfast included.

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Courtyard by Marriott-Columbus Airport, 2901 Airport Dr., 43219, 614-475-8530. Located 2.5 miles from Port Columbus International Airport. Indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room, on-site restaurant, lounge, business center and free high-speed Internet access.

Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr., 43219, 614-414-5000. Located at Easton Town Center. Full-service, upscale hotel with 313 rooms and eight suites. Free parking, indoor pool, lounge, Easton Sports Club. On-site restaurant and others nearby.

Crowne Plaza Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Ave., 43229, 614-885-1885. Located off I-71 and St. Rte. 161. Full-service, deluxe hotel and meeting space. Indoor pool, on-site restaurant and others nearby, lounge, free Wi-Fi and parking.

Days Inn Airport, 750 Stelzer Rd., 43219, 614-238-9010. Full-service hotel near Port Columbus International Airport with on-site restaurant and lounge, indoor pool, fitness center and business center. Free high-speed Internet access.

Holiday Inn Express Columbus Easton, 4899 Sunbury Rd., 43230, 614-476-1100. Brand-new hotel delivering the comfort and service you deserve. Steps away from the Easton Town Center and a short drive from everything that Columbus has to offer.

Embassy Suites Hotel-Airport, 2886 Airport Dr., 43219, 614-536-0500. Centrally located, 198 suites, 12,000 square feet of meeting space, located near downtown Columbus. Shuttle to Easton Town Center and Port Columbus. Complimentary breakfast and manager reception.


Days Inn North, 1212 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., 43229, 614-885-9696. Conveniently located at I-71 and St. Rte. 161, Days Inn North is a great place to stay for easy access to all city highways. Quickly get to shopping malls, restaurants, entertainment, the Ohio State Fairgrounds and Ohio Expo Center, or business places in Columbus.

Four Points by Sheraton Columbus-Airport, 3030 Plaza Properties Blvd., 43219, 614-345-9291. Complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee, tea and bottled water. Indoor, heated salt water pool, 24-hour fitness center and business area. Restaurant and lounge open daily. Hampton Inn Columbus Airport, 4280 International Gateway, 43219, 614-235-0717. Newly renovated. Free deluxe Continental breakfast including hot items and waffles, free Internet access, outdoor seasonal pool, fitness room, business center, 24/7 airport shuttle. Hilton Garden Inn Columbus Airport, 4265 Sawyer Rd., 43219, 614-456-4802. Newly renovated. All rooms have microwave and mini-fridge. Restaurant, bar, evening room service, free Internet access, indoor pool, fitness room, business center, 24/7 airport shuttle. Homewood Suites by Hilton-Columbus Airport, 2880 Airport Dr., 43219, 614-428-8800. Limited service, all-suite, extended stay hotel. Free high-speed Internet access. Upgraded suites available. Staybridge Suites Columbus Airport, 2890 Airport Dr., 43219, 614-473-9888. All-suite hotel with full kitchens, indoor pool, whirlpool and complimentary breakfast. Located one mile from the airport and only minutes to Downtown, Easton and OSU.

 EAST-ColuMbuS Courtyard by Marriott New Albany, 5211 Forest Dr., 43054, 614-855-1505. The only hotel in New Albany. 122 rooms. Located near the McCoy Center for the Arts, Winding Hollow Golf Club, New Albany Links Golf Club, New Albany Classic Grand Prix and New Albany Walking Classic. Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort, 4560 Hilton Corporate Dr., 43232, 614-868-1380. No visit to Columbus is complete without a stop at Fort Rapids. Splash and play all day in our 60,000-sq.-ft. indoor waterpark, then stay the night in one of our 377 guest rooms.

 EAST-EASToN Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Easton, 4150 Stelzer Rd., 43230, 614-473-9911. Located across from Easton Town Center. Complimentary shuttle to airport and Easton Town Center (and for trips within five miles). Free hot breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, indoor pool.


SpringHill Suites Columbus Airport, 665 Taylor Rd., 43230, 614-501-4770. Maintain your life on the road and your budget with complimentary hot breakfast daily, wireless Internet, indoor pool and fitness room at the newly renovated SpringHill Suites. TownePlace Suites Columbus Airport, 695 Taylor Rd., 43230, 614-501-4770.

 EAST-NEWARk Cherry Valley lodge, 2299 Cherry Valley Rd., Newark, 43055, 740-788-1200. Located 45 minutes east of Columbus. A 200-room resort/conference hotel with on-site lounge and restaurants and others nearby. Home to CoCo Key Water Resort, a 50,000-sq.-ft. indoor waterpark. Newark Metropolitan Hotel, 50 N. Second St., Newark, 43055, 740-322-6502. Located in historic downtown Newark near Longaberger Golf Course and Homestead, The Works and the Midland Theatre. 118 renovated overnight guest rooms. On-site restaurant.

 EAST-PICkERINGToN best Western Executive Suites Columbus East, 1899 Winderly Ln., 43147, 614-860-9804. All-suite, upscale hotel. Free hot breakfast and Wed. social hour. Indoor pool. Rooms have a MicroFridge, hair dryer and iron. Restaurants nearby. Corporate and government rates. Hampton Inn Columbus East, 1890 Winderly Ln., 43147, 614-864-8383. Located at I-70 E. and St. Rte. 256. Free breakfast bar. Jacuzzi suites. MicroFridge, iron and hair dryer in all rooms. Indoor pool. Corporate and government rates.

 EAST-REyNolDSbuRG Holiday Inn Express Hotels and Suites, Columbus East, 2806 Taylor Rd., 43068, 614-861-8888. Located at I-70, Exit 112. Free high-speed Internet access in rooms. Exercise room, free breakfast, indoor pool, restaurants nearby. Gold Points for every room.

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Holiday Inn Express ohio Expo Center, 701 E. Hudson St., 43211, 614-263-7725. Located at I-71 and Hudson Street (Exit 112). Free breakfast, indoor pool, exercise room, restaurants nearby. Ramada Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 4900 Sinclair Rd., 43229, 614-854-6029. Located at I-71 and Morse/Sinclair roads (Exit 116). Indoor pool, whirlpool, free high-speed Internet access, on-site restaurant and others nearby, lounge, fitness room.

 NoRTH-DublIN Chase Suite Hotels Dublin, 4130 Tuller Rd., 43017, 614-766-7762. Located off I-270 and Sawmill Road at Exit 20. Closest hotel to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with discounted tickets. Free hot breakfast buffet and DVD library. Largest suites in Columbus. Columbus Marriott Northwest at Tuttle Crossing, 5605 Blazer Pkwy., 43017, 614-791-1000. Located off I-270 and Tuttle Crossing. Indoor pool, on-site restaurant and others nearby, lounge, gift shop. Crowne Plaza-Dublin, 600 Metro Pl. N., 43017, 614-760-7921. Located off I-270 and St. Rte. 161 (Exit 17A). Suburban location. Newly renovated with 215 guestrooms. Indoor pool, business center, Wi-Fi, free parking, minutes from shopping. Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Northwest, 6170 Park Center Circle, 43017, 614-798-8802. Located at I-270 and Tuttle Crossing Boulevard at Exit 15. Free high-speed Internet access in every room. Free hot breakfast, free evening beverages and free 60 minutes of long distance— every room, every night. Indoor/outdoor pool. Embassy Suites Columbus/Dublin, 5100 Upper Metro Pl., 43017, 614-790-9000. Upscale, full-service hotel located 15 minutes northwest of Columbus, near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium/Zoombezi Bay. All suites include full breakfast and manager’s reception. Hampton Inn Dublin, 3920 Tuller Rd., 43017, 614-889-0573. Located off I-270 and Sawmill Road at Exit 20. Complimentary hot breakfast and Wi-Fi access. Outdoor pool. Near the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium/Zoombezi Bay.

Clarion Hotel & Suites, 900 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., 43229, 614-888-7440. Located off I-71 N. and St. Rte. 161 (Exit 117). Beautiful rooms and suites. Amenities include free deluxe breakfast, free local calls, fitness center, heated indoor pool and whirlpools.

Hilton Garden Inn Columbus/Dublin, 500 Metro Pl. N., 43017, 614-766-9900. Newly renovated, near I-270 and historic Dublin with fine dining and shopping. Amenities include: breakfast buffet, indoor heated pool, on- and off-site fitness center and shuttle.

Comfort Inn North Conference Center, 1213 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., 43229, 614-885-4084. Located at I-71 and St. Rte. 161 at Exit 117. Complimentary Continental breakfast and USA Today. Rooms with high-speed Internet access. Indoor pool and spa, exercise room.

Homewood Suites by Hilton ColumbusDublin, 5300 Park Center Ave., 43017, 614-791-8675. Feel at home in our all-suite hotel with fully equipped kitchens. Free hot breakfast daily and evening social Mon.-Thur. Indoor pool, Wi-Fi, fitness center, sports court.

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Hyatt Place Columbus/Dublin, 6161 Parkcenter Circle, 43017, 614-799-1913. Located at I-270 and Tuttle Crossing, across from The Mall at Tuttle Crossing. All rooms feature a 42-inch flat-panel TV and the Hyatt Grand Bed. Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Staybridge Suites Columbus/Dublin, 6095 Emerald Pkwy., 43016, 614-734-9882. Newly renovated, all-suite property. Near shopping and casual and fine dining. Amenities include: complimentary hot breakfast buffet, evening social with complimentary dinner items, as well as beer and wine.

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 nortH-PolariS Cambria Suites Columbus-Polaris, 9100 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-841-9100. Conveniently located just off I-71, across the street from Polaris Fashion Place and within one mile of more than 100 restaurants. Candlewood Suites Columbus/Polaris, 8515 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-436-6600. Consider us home. Priority club points. All-suite hotel with full kitchens. Free high-speed Internet access, indoor pool, fitness center, business center, free guest laundry. Comfort inn Polaris, 8400 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-791-9700. Free hot breakfast bar, indoor heated pool, exercise room, free Wi-Fi. Walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Next to Magic Mountain Fun Center and near Polaris Fashion Place.

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Fairfield inn & Suites Columbus/Polaris, 9000 Worthington Rd., 43082, 614-568-0770 ext. 1003. Marriott property. Standard rooms and suites. Free hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, shuttle, indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness room, business center, meeting space. Four Points by Sheraton-Columbus Polaris, 8505 Pulsar Pl., 43240, 614-844-5888. Located off I-71, one exit north of I-270 at Polaris Parkway at Exit 121. Upscale hotel, high-speed Internet access, meeting rooms, outdoor pool, fitness center, gift shop, restaurants nearby. Hampton inn & Suites Columbus-Polaris, 8411 Pulsar Pl., 43240, 614-885-8400. Enjoy the value with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool, Internet access and fitness center. Great Polaris location and fun packages. Hilton Columbus/Polaris, 8700 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-885-1600. This AAA Four Diamond, full-service property in Columbus features 252 contemporary rooms and 15,500 sq. ft. of space in the Polaris shopping destination. Located near several restaurants. Hilton Garden inn Columbus/Polaris, 8535 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-846-8884. Tour and travel packages available for senior and student tours.










Holiday inn Express and Suites Columbus/ Polaris, 8670 Orion Pl., 43240, 614-781-6100. northPointe Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Dr. S., 43235, 614-880-4202. Full-service hotel and conference center with 119 guest rooms and suites, an elegant grand ballroom, the NorthPointe Ballroom and more than 35,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. An ideal spot for wedding receptions and corporate events.


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 north-Westerville embassy suites hotel-Columbus, 2700 Corporate Exchange Dr., 43231, 614-890-8600. Located at I-270 N. and Cleveland Avenue. All-suite hotel with free breakfast. Indoor and outdoor pools, lounge, gift shop. On-site restaurant and others nearby. ramada Columbus north, 6767 Schrock Hill Ct., 43229, 614-890-8111. Located at I-270 at Cleveland Avenue at Exit 27. Legendary service for a perfect stay. Suite-like rooms, free breakfast buffet. Pets allowed with a fee.

 north-Worthington Doubletree by hilton Columbus Worthington, 175 Hutchinson Ave., 43235, 614-885-3334. Located at I-270 and U.S. Rte. 23 N. at Exit 23. This convention and business hotel offers an indoor pool, lounge, on-site gift shop and an on-site restaurant. Additional restaurants are located nearby. holiday inn Columbus-Worthington, 7007 N. High St., 43085, 614-885-3250. Located at I-270 N. and U.S. Rte. 23 N. at Exit 23. On-site restaurant and others nearby, lounge, indoor pool, airport shuttle available. homewood suites by hilton ColumbusWorthington, 115 Hutchinson Ave., 43235, 614-785-0001. Located in north Columbus near all major highways. Free hot breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, fitness center. Just a short drive to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and other attractions. hyatt Place Columbus Worthington, 7490 Vantage Dr., 43235, 614-846-4355. Located at I-270 and U.S. Rte. 23 N. at Exit 23. Guests at Hyatt Place may purchase signature hot breakfast entrees along with Starbucks specialty coffees, or enjoy a free Continental breakfast. Quality inn & suites north/Polaris, 7500 Vantage Dr., 43235, 614-436-0556. Located off I-270 N. and U.S. Rte. 23 at Exit 23. Free Continental breakfast with Belgian waffles, free Wi-Fi, exercise room and guest laundry room. Great service and rates. sheraton suites, 201 Hutchinson Ave., 43235, 614-781-7314. Great location, within walking distance of 15 restaurants and just two miles to Polaris. All-suite property with free parking. Enjoy suites with living rooms, microwaves and refrigerators. Offers indoor and outdoor pools, an on-site restaurant and a bar.

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hilton garden inn Columbus-university area, 3232 Olentangy River Rd., 43202, 614-263-7200. Located one mile from OSU, Ohio Stadium and Wexner Medical Center. Precor fitness center, indoor pool/whirlpool, local area shuttle, on-site restaurant/room service.

la Quinta inn grove City, 3962 Jackpot Rd., 43123, 614-539-6200. Located in Grove City, a midscale suburban hotel six miles from Columbus. At La Quinta Inn Grove City you’ll enjoy a complimentary breakfast, indoor pool and whirlpool and free high-speed Internet.

holiday inn express & suites osu 3045 Olentangy River Rd., 43202, 614-447-1212.

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homewood suites Columbus-osu, 1576 W. Lane Ave., 43221, 614-488-1500. hyatt Place Columbus/osu, 795 Yard St., 43212, 614-280-1234. Located on the edge of downtown Columbus and OSU campus, Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU offers oversized rooms, indoor pool, free hot breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi. springhill suites-Columbus ohio state university, 1421 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-297-9912. This property is an all-suite hotel that offers mini-fridges, microwaves and sofabeds in every suite. Free breakfast and Wi-Fi. university Plaza hotel & Conference Center, 3110 Olentangy River Rd., 43202, 614-456-1155. One mile from OSU. Complimentary breakfast and free highspeed Internet access, outdoor pool, on-site restaurant, lounge, fitness center. This hotel is pet-friendly. varsity inn north, 3246 Olentangy River Rd, 43202, 614-267-4646 ext. 306. Located south of St. Rte. 315 and North Broadway. Free Wi-Fi. Close to OSU, Riverside OhioHealth and Wexner Medical Center. varsity inn south, 1445 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-291-2983. Varsity Inn South offers an outdoor pool and complimentary high-speed Internet access, and restaurants are located nearby. The hotel is near OSU and the Wexner Medical Center.

 south-ColumBus Comfort inn obetz, 4870 Old Rathmell Ct., 43207, 614-492-9000. Indoor pool/spa, Continental breakfast, rooms have microwave/ refrigerator, restaurants nearby.

 south-grove City Comfort inn grove City, 4197 Marlane Dr., 43123, 614-539-3500. Indoor pool, fitness room, free breakfast, free in-room Wi-Fi, on-site business center. All rooms have a MicroFridge.

Big red’s lodges, 3773 Olentangy River Rd., 43214, 614-566-2447. Well-appointed lodges nestled in a serene wooded location near the health and wellness facilities on OhioHealth’s McConnell Heart and Health Campus.

Drury inn & suites-Columbus south, 4109 Parkway Centre Dr., 43123, 614-221-7008. 180 rooms and suites, indoor/outdoor pool. Free hot breakfast, evening beverages, longdistance phone calls and Wi-Fi.

the Blackwell inn and Conference Center, 2110 Tuttle Park Pl., 43210, 614-247-4000. Hotel and conference center on OSU’s campus. Rich in luxury and technology. Valet parking, restaurant, lounge. Conveniently located off St. Rte. 315 for easy access to downtown.

hilton garden inn Columbus/grove City, 3928 Jackpot Rd., 43123, 614-539-8944. The beautifully renovated Hilton Garden Inn is located just off I-71 at the Stringtown Road exit. Book a brand-new suite, order room service or head downtown for a relaxing weekend getaway.

Fairfield inn & suites-osu, 3031 Olentangy River Rd., 43202, 614-267-1111. This hotel is located one mile from Ohio State University and Ohio Stadium. Indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room, business center, free hot breakfast, free high-speed Internet access, free parking.


holiday inn express & suites-grove City, 3951 Jackpot Rd., 43123, 614-801-9000. Rooms with whirlpool tubs and high-speed Internet access. Indoor pool, free hot breakfast, business center, updated fitness center, restaurants nearby.

Quality inn & suites Columbus south, 7500 Vantage Dr., 43235, 614-436-0556. Located off I-270 and Alum Creek Drive at Exit 49 and near Rickenbacker Airport. Great customer service and 59 rooms. Indoor pool, restaurants nearby. Free Continental deluxe breakfast, airport shuttle and high-speed Internet access.

 West-ColumBus Best Western suites-Columbus West, 1133 Evans Way Ct., 43228, 614-870-2378. Located at I-70 and Rome-Hilliard Road at Exit 91. Complimentary deluxe Continental breakfast, beer and wine available, TV, microwave, refrigerator, indoor pool, sauna. Courtyard by marriott Columbus West, 2350 Westbelt Dr., 43228, 614-771-8999. Within eight miles from Downtown. Near COSI, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and golf courses. Indoor pool, spa, exercise facility, 24-hour business center, on-site restaurant, lounge, free high-speed Internet. Fairfield inn & suites Columbus West, 5520 Maxwell Pl., 43228, 614-643-4300. hampton inn West, 5625 Trabue Rd., 43228, 614-851-5599. Modern and convenient hotel eight miles from OSU and downtown Columbus. Desk, refrigerator and microwave in all rooms. Indoor pool, boardroom, free hot breakfast. hawthorn suites by Wyndham Columbus-West, 5505 Keim Circle, 43228, 614-853-6199. All suites. Free hot buffet breakfast daily, complimentary social hour Mon.-Wed. with food, fun and libations. Indoor pool, hot tub, 24-hour fitness center. motel 6-Columbus West, 1309 St. James Lutheran Ln., 43228, 614-870-2880. 104 rooms, outdoor pool and free SuperStart breakfast. travelodge, 1551 W. Broad St., 43222, 614-586-1752.

resorts & Campgrounds alton rv Park, 6552 W. Broad St., 43119, 614-878-9127. Located three miles west of I-270 on U.S. Rte. 40 at Exit 7. Full hookups, near Columbus attractions and Wi-Fi. Open year-round. Buckeye lake Koa Campground, 4460 Walnut Rd., P.O. Box 972, Buckeye Lake, 43008, 740-928-0706. Located 30 miles east of Columbus off I-70 at Exit 129A. Award-winning campground with 205 sites, 15 cabins, outdoor pool, miniature golf, gift shop and entertainment. Deer Creek resort & Conference Center, 22300 State Park Rd. #20, Mt. Sterling, 43143, 740-869-2020. Located 30 minutes south of Columbus off I-71 at Exit 84 for Mt. Sterling. Modern lakeside resort with golf, hiking, marina, indoor/outdoor pools, restaurant and lounge. oglebay resort and Conference Center, 465 Lodge Dr., Wheeling, WV 26003, 304-243-4060. This is one of West Virginia’s most popular resorts. The resort offers a wealth of recreation options in the great outdoors.

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business & service Directory

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Additional Services Find what you’re looking for from an Experience Columbus member, from banks to hospitals and everything in between. ASSOCIATIONS AND NONPROFITS Absolute Care, 4620 Sawmill Rd., 43220, 614-326-1735. American Municipal Power-Ohio, Inc., 1111 Schrock Rd., Ste. 100, 43229, 614-337-6222. Big Fish Networking, 674 Enterprise Dr., 43035, 614-216-9985. Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, 23 N. Fourth St., 43215, 614-645-5063. Central Ohio Restaurant Association, 259 Garfield Ave., London, 43140, 877-274-2672. Columbus Board of Realtors, 2700 Airport Dr., 43219, 614-475-4000. Columbus Chamber of Commerce, 150 S. Front St., Ste. 200, 43215, 614-221-1321. Columbus Explorer Club/Ladies Explorer Club, 3084 Mountview Rd., 43221, 614-516-3325. Columbus Foundation, 1234 E. Broad St., 43205, 614-251-4000. Columbus International Program, 57 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 3, 43215, 614-221-0034. Columbus Metropolitan Club, 100 E. Broad St., Ste. 2200, 43215, 614-464-3220.

Columbus Young Professionals Club (CYP CLUB), 1500 W. Third Ave., Ste. 322, 43212, 614-579-9390. Dine Originals Columbus, 1101 S. Fourth St., 43206, 614-451-9774. Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI), 1655 Old Leonard Ave., 43219. GAMA/Game Manufacturers Association, 240 N. Fifth St., Ste. 340, 43215, 614-255-4500. Greater Columbus Convention Center Merchant Association, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-224-9252. OFA, 2130 Stella Ct., 43215, 614-487-1117. Ohio Festivals and Events Association, P.O. Box 4, Ashville, 43103, 740-983-4193. Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association, 692 N. High St., Ste. 212, 43215, 614-461-6462. Ohio Quarter Horse Association, 101 Tawa Rd., P. O. Box 209, Richwood, 43344, 740-943-2346. Ohio Restaurant Association, 1525 Bethel Rd., Ste. 301, 43220, 614-442-3535. Small Business Beanstalk, 815 N. High St., Ste. DD, 43215, 614-859-9722. Stonewall Columbus, 1160 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-7764.

TECHColumbus, 1275 Kinnear Rd., 43212, 614-340-1688.

CORPORATE PARTNERS GOLD Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC, 4125 Fisher Rd., 43228, 614-274-1125. The Motorists Insurance Group, 471 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-225-8211.

PLATINUM Huntington National Bank, Huntington Center HC0811, 41 S. High St., 43287, 614-480-5067. Limited Brands, 3 Limited Pkwy., 43230, 614-415-7076. Nationwide, 1 Nationwide Plaza, 01-36-13, 43215, 614-249-0777. Scioto Downs Racino, 6000 S. High St., P.O. Box 07823, 43207, 614-295-4016. Thrifty Car Rental, 840 Stelzer Rd., 43219, 614-237-5800. Wolfe Enterprises, Inc., 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-460-3782.

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Silver AT&T Ohio, 150 E. Gay St., Rm. 4A, 43215, 614-223-5652. Bob evans Farms Corporate Headquarters, 3776 S. High St., P. O. Box 07863, 43207, 614-491-2225. Fahlgren Mortine, 4030 Easton Station, Ste. 300, 43219, 614-383-1533. Fifth Third Bank, Fifth Third Center, 21 E. State St., Fifth Floor, 43215, 800-972-3030. Grange insurance Companies, 671 S. High St., 43206, 614-445-2828. Hollywood Casino Columbus, 200 Georgesville Rd., 43228, 614-308-3333. The longaberger Company, One Market Square, 1500 E. Main St., Newark, 43055, 740-322-5588. OhioHealth, 180 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-544-4455. Time Warner Cable, 1015 Olentangy River Rd., 43212, 614-481-5308.

Av Staging Group, inc., 852 Freeway Dr. N., 43229, 614-848-8525. Bartha * events Production Staging, 600 N. Cassady Ave., 43219, 614-252-7455. Hughie’s event Production Services, 7034 Worthington-Galena Rd., 43085, 614-436-5273. live! Technologies, 3445 Millennium Ct., 43219, 614-278-7777. Markey’s Audio-visual, 400 N. High St., Ste. 134, 43215, 614-221-7920. Presentation Services, 350 N. High St., 43215, 614-461-8444. CTM Media Group, 165 Oceola Ave., Tallmadge, 44278, 330-209-9939. Prestige Av & Creative Services, 4835 Para Dr., Cincinnati, 45237, 800-294-3179. Summit Pro Works, 18 Huffman Ave., Dayton, 45402, 937-557-1621. Technology express, 820 Midpoint Dr., O’Fallon, MO 63366, 636-978-1005.



Aladdin Shrine event & Conference Center, 3850 Stelzer Rd., 43219, 614-475-2609. Columbus Distributing Company, 4949 Freeway Dr. E., 43229, 614-846-1000. Chase Bank, 100 E. Broad St., 10th Floor, 43215, 614-248-9566. Moody Nolan, inc., 300 Spruce St., Ste. 300, 43215, 614-461-4664. OSU Sales & Marketing Consortium Group, 555 Borror Dr., Ste. 1030, 43201, 614-292-3231. Plante Moran, 65 E. State St., Ste. 600, 43215, 614-849-3000. PricewaterhouseCoopers llP, 41 S. High St., Ste 2500, 43215, 614-225-8700. Thirty-One, 3425 Morse Crossing, 43219, 866-443-8731. US Bank, 10 W. Broad St., 12th Floor, 43215, 614-232-8017.

Allied Sources, 4327 Claymill Ct., 43026, 614-352-2487. Brainstorm Media, inc., 1423 Goodale Blvd., 43212, 614-299-5611. Mills James Productions, 3545 Fishinger Blvd., 43026, 614-777-9933. S77 inc., 1239 N. High St., 43201, 614-421-7777. Spacejunk Media, 232 N. Third St., Ste. 100, 43215, 614-262-7665. Summit Pro Works, 18 Huffman Ave., Dayton, 45402, 937-557-1621. vital Film Works/Your Story everywhere, 1305 Holly Ave., 43212, 614-294-1306.

eDUCATiON iNSTiTUTiONS Columbus State Community College, 550 E. Spring St., 43215, 614-287-2412. Franklin University, 201 S. Grant Ave., 43215, 614-947-6173. The Wellington School, 3650 Reed Rd., 43220, 614-457-7883.

BArTeNDiNG BODY ArT Caricature Artist’s Fun Factory, 3519, 3519 Park St., 43123, 614-539-5100. Funhouse Faces, 2430 E. Powell Rd., 43035, 614-433-9343.

CATererS A Catered event, inc., 4654 Groves Rd., 43232, 614-863-9281. Aramark, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-827-2700. Berwick Manor Banquet Facility, 3250 Refugee Rd., 43232, 614-235-7100.

The Boat House at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St., 43215, 614-469-0000. Cameron Mitchell Catering, 7619 Huntington Park Dr., 43235, 614-848-4700. Catering by Cox/CC event Productions, 717 E. 17th Ave, 43211, 614-297-7539. Creative Cuisine Catering, 839 Busch Ct., 43229, 614-436-4949. Dave’s Dogs & More, 4873 Dierker Rd., 43220, 614-273-0916. Der Dutchman restaurant & Bakery, 445 S. Jefferson Ave., Plain City, 43064, 614-425-2586. dock580, 580 N. Fourth St., 43215, 614-464-9999. Donatos Pizza Corporation, 935 Taylor Station Rd., 43230, 614-340-3333. Dutch kitchen, 8690 U.S. Rte. 42, Plain City, 43064, 614-513-7365. economic and Community Development institute (eCDi), 1655 Old Leonard Ave., 43219. edible Arrangements, 1415 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-486-5560. The end Dessert Company, 12 W. Olentangy St., 43065, 614-805-3585. Freshbox Catering, llC, 125 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-859-9416. katalina’s Cafe Corner, 1105 Pennsylvania Ave., 43201, 614-294-2233. katzinger’s Delicatessen, 475 S. Third St., 43215, 614-228-3354. kingsdale Market District, 3061 Kingsdale Center, 43221, 614-538-0783. l.A. Catering, 1699 W. Mound St., 43223, 614-358-5252. laura’s Catering, 369 Stoneridge Dr., 43230, 614-414-0012. lexi’s on Third, 100 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-229-5394. los Jalapenos Mexican restaurant, 8134 E. Broad St., 43068, 614-655-4500. Made From Scratch, inc., 7500 Montgomery Dr., 43064, 614-873-3344. Milo’s Catering & Banquet Srvcs., 980 W. Broad St., 43222, 614-224-0272. OSU University Catering, 47 Curl Dr., 43210, 614-688-3562. Sandman Gourmet Catering, 440 Polaris Pkwy., 43082, 614-839-7263.

SPeAkerS-PrOGrAMS Advanced reading Concepts, 1826 Glenn Ave., 43212, 614-486-2473. NSA Ohio, 218 Crowfield Circle, Lewisburg, WV 24901, 866-900-6446.

TrAiNiNG-ArTiSTS AND CrAFTSMeN Glass Axis, 1341-B Norton Ave., 43212, 614-291-4250.

eveNT ServiCeS AUDiO viSUAl ServiCeS Allied Sources, 4327 Claymill Ct., 43026, 614-352-2487. Audio visual Solutions (iTA), 3033 E. 14th Ave., 43219, 614-258-2900.


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Sidecar Global Catering, 263 E. Whittier St., 43206, 614-425-4986. Spinelli’s Deli, 767 Neil Ave., 43215, 614-280-1044. Sunny Street Cafe, 277 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-222-3008. zpizza, 945 N. High St., 43201, 614-299-3289.

DeCoratorS anD theme PartieS Posh event Services, inc., 3738 Paragon Dr., 43228, 740-362-0004.

DeStination manaGement Destination management & marketing, 6329 Linworth Rd., 43085, 614-785-0605. Destinations by Design, 5984 MacEwen Ct., 43017, 614-798-9857.

entertainment-aGenCieS Class acts entertainment, 245 Mt. Vernon Ave., Ste. 100, 43215, 614-358-1888.

entertainment-CaSinoS anD PartieS Black Diamond Casino events, P.O. Box 20752, 43220, 614-799-2355. team DJ, 4142 Bryson Cove Circle, 43016, 614-798-8794.

entertainment-muSiC Dwight Lenox music, 794 Crofton Circle, 43068, 614-323-7106. entertainment resource Group, 5038 Bridgeport Rd., 43220, 614-457-8036. Jazz arts Group and the Columbus Jazz orchestra, 769 E. Long St., 43203, 614-294-5200. Super Star Productions, 5020 Reed Rd., 43220, 614-457-6211. team DJ, 4142 Bryson Cove Circle, 43016, 614-798-8794. the alliance Chorus of Central ohio, P.O. Box 303, 43017.

equiPment rentaL event Source, 8875 Whitney Dr., 43035, 614-431-3000 ext. 149. o’neil tent Company, inc., 895 Walnut St., 43110, 614-837-6352.

exhiBit DeSiGn & ProDuCtion eagle exhibit Services, inc., 111 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-461-6521. Skyline exhibits of Central ohio, LLC, 2801 Charter St., 43228, 614-684-2050.

exhiBit LoGiStiCS typhoon Logistics, inc., Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., Ste. 129, 43215, 614-223-9558.

exhiBitor ServiCeS SmartCity networks, Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-827-2570.

exPoSition manaGement offinger management Co., 746 Morrison Rd., 43230, 740-452-4541.

exPoSition ServiCeSContraCtorS aCt, inc. (associations, Conventions, tradeshows, inc.), 4185 Janitrol Rd., 43228, 614-351-7100.

excel Decorators, inc., 3910 Groves Rd. Ste. A, 43232, 614-522-0056. Fern exposition and event Services, 1500 Old Leonard Ave., 43219, 614-253-1500. national expo, inc., 853 S. Columbia Rd., Ste. 151, Plainfield, IN 46168, 317-839-7355. Posh event Services, inc., 3738 Paragon Dr., 43228, 740-362-0004.

PLannerS-eventS Kaplan artist Group. LLC, 910 Hamlet St., 43201, 614-560-5006.

PLannerS-meetinGS anD eventS Bannister & associates, inc., 34 N. High St., 43054, 614-895-1355. Conference Group, inc., 1580 Fishinger Rd., 43221, 614-488-2030. event in Site, LLC, 118 Graceland Blvd., Ste. 189, 43214, 614-547-2160. First Class Conferences, P.O. Box 1367, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465, 843-471-2357. Garrison & associates, inc., 4920 Reed Rd., Ste. B, 43220, 614-273-1400. helmsBriscoe, 1215 Polaris Pkwy., Ste. 220, 43240, 614-985-1682. im Creative, 1020 Dennison Ave., Ste. 304, 43201, 614-360-3736. offinger management Co., 746 Morrison Rd., 43230, 740-452-4541 ext. 3187. oSu, office of Continuing education’s Conference management, 225 Mount Hall, 1050 Carmack Rd., 43210, 614-292-8860.

SeCurity u.S. Protection Service, 5785 Emporium Square, 43231, 614-794-4950.

FaCiLitieS heaLth CLuBS arena District athletic Club, 325 John H. McConnell Blvd., Ste. 150, 43215, 614-461-7785.

manaGement Franklin County Convention Facilities authority, 400 N. High St., Fourth Floor, 43215, 614-827-2800.

rentaL aladdin Shrine event & Conference Center, 3850 Stelzer Rd., 43219, 614-475-2609. Black Wing Shooting Center, 3722 Marysville Rd., 43015, 740-363-7555. the Bluestone, 583 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-884-4646. the Boat house at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring St., 43215, 614-469-0000. Callahan’s irish tavern, 520 Park St., 43215, 614-223-1200. Capital Club, Huntington Center, 41 S. High St., Seventh Floor, 43215, 614-228-0225. Capital university’s Parkhurst Dining Services, 1 College and Main, 43209, 614-236-6403. the Clock tower Banquet & Conference Center, 4500 Eastland Dr., 43232, 614-759-9371. the Columbus athenaeum, 32 N. Fourth St., 43215, 614-222-6338. Columbus Crew Stadium, 1 Black and Gold Blvd., 43211, 614-447-4131. Columbus State Conference Center, 315 Cleveland Ave., 43215, 614-287-5500.

Columbus Zoo and aquarium, 4850 W. Powell Rd., P.O. Box 400, 43065, 614-645-3550. the Conference Center at oCLC, 6600 Kilgour Pl., 43017, 614-761-5077. CoSi, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-629-3113. Creekside Conference and event Center, 700 Creekside Plaza, 43230, 614-416-8188. Cup o’ Joe/moJoe Lounge Downtown, 149 S. High St., 43215, 614-732-4899. the Darby house, 925 Darby Creek Dr., 43119, 614-878-4527. Dave & Buster’s, 3665 Park Mill Run Dr., 43026, 614-771-1515. DeepWood, 511 N. High St., 43215, 614-221-5602. Drake Performance and event Center, 1849 Cannon Dr., 43210, 614-292-8597. Due amici, 67 E. Gay St., 43215, 614-638-6884. Fawcett event Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., 43210, 614-292-8033. Franklin County veterans memorial, 300 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-221-4341 ext. 220. Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., 43203, 614-645-8733. Franklin university, 201 S. Grant Ave., 43215, 614-947-6544. Funny Bone Comedy Club and restaurant, 145 Easton Town Center, 43219, 614-471-5653. Gateway Film Center, 1550 N. High St., 43201, 614-545-2250. Grand oaks event and Business Center, LLC, 1801 Gateway Circle, 43123, 614-539-0199. Grange insurance audubon Center, 505 W. Whittier St., 43215, 614-545-5479. Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-827-2662. hollywood Casino Columbus, 200 Georgesville Rd., 43228, 614-308-4690. huntington Park-home of the Columbus Clippers, 330 Huntington Park Ln., 43215, 614-462-5250. the ivory room, 2 Miranova Pl., 43215, 614-221-2347. Jefferson Country Club, 7271 Jefferson Meadows Dr., 43004, 614-759-7500. L.a. Catering, 1699 W. Mound St., 43223, 614-358-5252. the LC, Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, 405 Neil Ave., 43215, 614-461-5483. Lindey’s German village, 169 E. Beck St., 43206, 614-228-4343. Longaberger alumni house, 2200 Olentangy River Rd., 43210, 614-292-3067. Longaberger Golf Club, 1 Long Dr., Nashport, 43830, 740-763-1100. nationwide & ohio Farm Bureau 4-h Center at oSu, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., 43210, 614-292-4444. northland Performing arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., 43229, 614-410-1135. northPointe hotel and Conference Center, 9243 Columbus Pike, 43035, 614-880-4155. the now Center, 2407 Beech Rd., Johnstown, 43031, 740-964-1830. ohio expo Center & State Fair, 717 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-644-4038. ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, 43215, 614-466-2125. the ohio State university Department of recreational Sports, B106 RPAC, 337 W. 17th Ave., 43210, 614-292-6481. ohio union at the ohio State university, 1739 N. High St., 43210, 614-292.9835. oSu Faculty Club, 181 S. Oval Dr., 43210, 614-292-2262.

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Park Street Complex, 525, 527 and 533 Park St., 43215, 614-477-7255. Park Street Tavern, 501 Park St., 43215, 614-221-4099. The Party Studio Columbus, 679-B High St., 43085, 614-473-0621. Pinnacle Golf Club, 1500 Pinnacle Club Dr., 43123, 614-539-0049. Quest Business Centers, 8405 Pulsar Pl., 43240, 614-540-5540. Santa Maria, 1111 E. Broad St., 43205, Office: 614-645-8760, Ship: 614-645-0351. Schmidt’s Banquet und Meeting Haus, 240 E. Kossuth St., 43206, 614-449-4038. Sequoia Pro Bowl and The VolleyPark, 5501 Sandalwood Blvd., 43229, 614-571-2135. Shadowbox Live, 503 S. Front St., 43215, 614-416-7625. Sidebar 122, 122 E. Main St., 43215, 614-228-9041. Signature Wines, 3816 April Ln., 43227, 614-395-2355. Smith & Wollensky, Easton Town Center, 4145 The Strand W., 43219, 614-416-2400. sparkspace, 300 Marconi Blvd., Ste. 206, 43215, 614-224-7727. Star Lanes Polaris, 8655 Lyra Dr., 43240, 614-468-4835. The Tavern on Front, 343 N. Front St., 43215, 614-621-9453. Venue & Loft at dock580, 580 N. Fourth St., 43215, 614-464-0700. The Venue at Corazon, 7155 Corazon Dr., 43016, 614-504-5240. Via Vecchia Winery, 485 S. Front St., 43215, 614-893-5455. Westerville Conference Center, 98 Commerce Park Dr., 43082, 614-623-5175. Winding Hollow, 6140 Babbitt Rd., 43054, 614-855-8600. The Wine Bistro, 8231 N. High St., 43235, 614-436-4000. The Worthington Inn, 649 High St., 43085, 614-885-2600. WOSU @ COSI, 333 W. Broad St., 43215, 614-292-4360.

MedIa InTerneT, 14 E. Gay St., Fifth Floor, 43215, 614-657-9439. The Metropreneur, 14 E. Gay St., Fifth Floor, 43215, 614-657-9439.

PrInT 614 Magazine, 458 E. Main St., 43215, 614-488-4400. alive!, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-221-2449. apartment Finder Magazine, 467 Waterbury Ct., 43230, 614-231-8381. Business First, 303 W. Nationwide Blvd., 43215, 614-461-4040. Capital Style, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-461-8700. Columbus Bride, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-888-4567. Columbus CeO, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-888-4567. Columbus Custom Publishing, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-410-0440.


Columbus Monthly, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-888-4567. Columbus Parent, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-461-8878. Crave, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-461-8700. The dispatch Printing Co., 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-461-5000. edible Columbus, 3674 N. High St., 43214, 614-296-5053. Live Local! Columbus, 815 N. High St., Basement Ste. Q, 43215, 614-268-8525. Ohio Magazine, Inc., 4242 Tuller Rd., Ste. A, 43017, 614-461-7645. outlook: columbus/Outlook Media, 815 N. High St., Basement Ste. ii, 43215,614-2688525. Suburban news Publications, 7801 N. Central Dr., 43035, 614-785-1212. ThisWeek Community news, 7801 N. Central Dr., 43035, 740-888-6002.

radIO 97.1 The Fan-Sports radio, 605 S. Front St., Ste. 300, 43215, 614-460-3850. radiOhio, Inc./WBnS, 605 S. Front St., 43215, 614-460-3850.

TeLeVISIOn aBC 6-FOX 28-My TV Columbus, 1261 Dublin Rd., 43215, 614-481-6666 ext. 6661. WBnS TV, 770 Twin Rivers Dr., 43215, 614-460-3700. WCMH-nBC-4, 3165 Olentangy River Rd., 43202, 614-263-4444.

PrOdUCTS FLOWerS and BaLLOOnS Ballooniacs, 33 S. James Rd., 43213, 614-404-5469. deSantis Florists, Inc., 4460 Kenny Rd., 43220, 614-451-4414. edible arrangements, 1415 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-486-5560.

GIFT BaSkeTS edible arrangements, 1415 Grandview Ave., 43212, 614-486-5560.

SOH Productions, 136 Mill St., Ste. 230, 43230, 614-523-3535.

PrOMOTIOnaL ITeMS advertise america, 5877 Torrey Pines Ave., 43082, 614-882-6608. american Impressions, 6969 Worthington-Galena Rd., 43085, 614-848-6677. american Whistle Corporation, 6540 Huntley Rd., 43229, 614-846-2918. artina Promotional Products, 50 S. Liberty St., Ste. 250, 43065, 614-635-8865. Convention Products, LLC, 175 S. Sandusky St., Ste. 241, Delaware, 43015, 614-448-7035. Graphic awards, 960 King Ave., 43212, 614-424-9000., 790 E. Johnstown Rd., 614-416-6534. MJW Graphics, P.O. Box 1464, 43068, 614-755-9588. Outreach Promotional Solutions, 7681 Whitewood Ct., 43235, 614-484-1997. Shaw Print & Promotion, Inc., 835 Grandview Ave., 43215, 614-224-5844. Team Promotions, 25537 Bryden Rd., Cleveland, 44122, 216-364-2470. Victory Postcards, Inc., 4353-F Tuller Rd., 43017, 614-764-8975. Vincent Branding LLC, 951 High St., Ste. B, 43085, 614-581-7356.

PUrVeyOrS Columbus distributing Company, 4949 Freeway Dr. E., 43229, 614-846-1000. Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, 1241 Gibbard Ave., 43219, 614-253-8771. Superior Beverage Group, 871 Michigan Ave., 43215, 614-294-3555. Wasserstrom Company, 477 S. Front St., 43215, 614-228-6525.

UTILITIeS american electric Power, 1 Riverside Plaza, 43215, 614-716-1677.




Clark Grave Vault Company/CTL Steel, 375 E. Fifth Ave., 43201, 614-294-3761. Stanley electric U.S. Co. Inc., 420 E. High St., London, 43140, 740-852-5200.

Plante Moran, 65 E. State St., Ste. 600, 43215, 614-849-3000. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 41 S. High St., Ste 2500, 43215, 614-225-8700.



Bearcom, 653-D McCorkle Blvd., 43081, 614-818-2594. Convention Communications Inc., 1144 Goodale Blvd., 43212, 614-488-7300.

OFFICe eQUIPMenT and SUPPLIeS Capitol Office Supply, 777-L Dearborn Park Ln., 43085, 614-846-7303. IkOn Office Solutions, 400 Metro Pl., 43017, 614-789-4555. Lake Business Products, 781 Busch Ct., 43229, 614-847-7500. Lawrence Binding Systems, 2531 Tiller Ln., 43231, 614-818-3450.

ad-rack, Inc., 12700 Townepark Way, Ste. 201, Louisville, KY 40243, 502-253-5454. Cement Marketing, 2489 Summit St., Apt. A, 43205, 614-754-8228. Civitas now, 85 E. Gay St., Ste. 907, 43215, 614-499-9032. Clear Channel airports, 4635 Crackersport Rd., Allentown, PA 18104, 610-395-8002. Clear Channel Outdoor, 770 Harrison Dr., 43204, 614-276-9781 ext. 219. CTM Media Group, 165 Oceola Ave., Tallmadge, 44278, 330-209-9939.

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Engauge, 375 N. Front St., Ste. 400, 43215, 614-573-1010. Fahlgren Mortine, 4030 Easton Station, Ste. 300, 43219, 614-846-7777. Hinson Ltd. Public Relations, 4016 Townsfair Way, Ste. 209, 43219, 614-416-7100. National Cinemedia, 614-326-1226. Orange Barrel Media, 3400 Southwest Blvd., P.O. Box 1236, 43123, 614-294-4898. Paul Werth Associates, 10 N. High St,, Ste. 300, 43215, 614-224-8114. Ryan Partnership, 440 Polaris Pkwy., Ste. 350, 43082, 614-436-6558. Street Hop Advertising, P.O. Box 752, 43068, 614-467-0085. Weirick Communications, Inc., 7792 Olentangy River Rd., Ste. F-1, 43235, 614-848-8380.

Huntington National Bank, 17 S. High St., 43215, 614-480-4293. Huntington National Bank, 662 N. High St., 43215, 614-480-0095. Huntington National Bank, 1555 W. Fifth Ave., 43212, 614-480-0020. Huntington National Bank, 150 W. Sycamore St., 43215, 614-480-0068. JPMorgan Chase Bank, 1121 Polaris Pkwy., 43240, 614-217-6284. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, 100 E. Broad St., 10th Floor, 43215, 614-248-9566. kEMBA Financial Credit union, 555 Officenter Pl., 43230, 614-729-1412. uS Bank, 10 W. Broad St., 12th Floor, 43215, 614-232-8017.

FuNERALS Schoedinger Funeral Service, 229 E. State St., 43215, 614-224-6105.

gRAPHIC DESIgN Browning Design, 335 Wilber Ave., 43215, 614-421-7037.


Mobile Mommies LLC (event childcare), P.O. Box 304, 43004, 937-520-5758.

Medical Mutual of Ohio, 9961 Brewster Ln., 43065, 614-932-7200. Merion Village Dental, 1250 S. High St., 43206, 614-443-4400. OhioHealth, 180 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-544-4455. OhioHealth urgent Care in Partnership with NextCare, 2030 Stringtown Rd., 43123, 614-477-7086; 5610 N. Hamilton Rd., 43230, 614-477-7086; 2014 Baltimore-Reynoldsburg Rd., 43068, 614-522-6900. total Wellness Concepts LLC, 3433 Agler Rd., Ste. 1500, 43219, 614-414-0249.




CME Federal Credit union, 150 E. Mound St., 43206, 614-222-3355. Fifth third Bank-Downtown, 21 E. State St., 43215, 614-744-7553. Fifth third-OSu, 1960 N. High St., 43201, 614-291-2017. Huntington National Bank, South Campus Gateway, 1582 N. High St., 43201, 614-583-8277. Huntington National Bank, 3931 Morse Rd. Crossing, 43219, 614-480-0100.

Scioto Services, 1302 W. Mound St., 43223, 614-228-7553.

Nationwide Better Health, 1 Nationwide Plaza, 43215, 614-249-5755.



the Data House, 303 Green Meadows Dr. S., 43081, 614-846-2566.

Information Control Corporation, 2500 Corporate Exchange Dr., Ste. 310, 43231, 614-523-3070.


BuILDINg/CONStRuCtION Continental Building Systems, 150 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-883-1084.


Moody Nolan, Inc., 300 Spruce St., Ste. 300, 43215, 614-461-4664.

EMPLOyMENt & StAFFINg DeCapua Enterprises DBA Dawson Resources, 3650 Olentangy River Rd., Ste. 450, 43214, 614-255-1400.

INSuRANCE grange Insurance Companies, 671 S. High St., 43206, 614-445-2828.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance, 638 N. State St., 43082, 614-794-1206. Nationwide, 1 Nationwide Plaza 01-36-13, 43215, 614-249-0777. The Motorists Insurance Group, 471 E. Broad St., 43215, 614-225-8211. Utica National Insurance, 2600 Corporate Exchange Dr., Ste. 200, 43231, 419-823-5300.


West-Camp Press, Inc., 39 Collegeview Rd., 43081, 614-882-2378.

reaL eSTaTe-aGeNTS Cutler real estate, 3380 Tremont Rd., Ste. 210, 43221, 614-339-4664. Integra realty resources Columbus, 6241 Riverside Dr., 43017, 614-451-3211 ext. 114. New albany realty, 220 Market St., Ste. D, 43054, 614-939-8901. regina acosta Tobin, aBr, realtor re/MaX Metro Plus, 502 S. Third St., 43215, 614-507-7785.

Port Columbus International airport, 4600 International Gateway, 43219, 614-239-4000. rickenbacker International airport, c/o Columbus Regional Airport Authority, 4600 International Gateway, 43219, 614-491-1401.


Crabbe, Brown & James LLP, 500 S. Front St., Ste. 1200, 43215, 614-228-5511. Ice Miller LLP, Legal Counsel, 250 West St., 43215, 614-462-2700. Squire Sanders (US) LLP, 41 S. High St., Ste. 1300, 43215, 614-365-2700. vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP, P.O. Box 1008, 43216, 614-464-6400.

american Colorscans, 5178 Sinclair Rd., 43229, 614-895-0233. arC-Columbus, 1159 Dublin Rd., Ste. 300, 43215, 614-224-5149. aurora exhibit Solutions, Inc., 929 Eastwind Dr., Ste. 223, 43081, 614-523-3699. Columbus Sign Company, 1515 E. Fifth Ave., 43219, 614-252-3133. Street hop advertising, P.O. Box 752, 43068, 614-467-0085. West-Camp Press, Inc., 39 Collegeview Rd., 43081, 614-882-2378 ext. 3059.



Planes Moving & Storage, 2000 Dividend Dr., 43228, 614-777-9090.

anderson Concrete Corp., P.O. Box 398, 43216, 614-443-0123 ext. 3248. Building Systems Transportation, 460 E. High St., 43140. Illuminating Technologies, P.O. Box 6357, 43206, 614-582-4531. Ohio Label Inc., 5005 Transamerica Dr., 43228, 614-777-0180.

america Interstate Tours, 891 High St., 43085, 614-888-6687. anderson Travel Service, 1683 Linwood Ave., 43207, 614-444-4233. arch express Transportation and Tours, 1637 E. Livingston Ave., 43205, 614-252-2277. Cardinal Transportation Ltd., 2845 Fisher Rd., 43204, 614-274-2500. Cavalier Tours, P.O. Box 248, 43073, 614-299-6101. Coach Quarters, 2720 W. Dublin-Granville Rd., 43235, 614-738-8889. Columbus Transportation & Tours, 2999 Switzer Ave., 43219, 614-372-0355. Creative Coach Company/The Fun Bus, 2141 Commerce St., Lancaster, 43130, 740-653-4600. First Student, 1799 Frebis Ave., 43206, 614-445-6560. Lakefront Lines, Inc., 3152 E. 17th Ave., 43219, 614-476-1113. Meeting Motion LLC, 1537 Sarin St., 43240, 614-562-8844. r MaN vaN LTd, 154 Portrait Circle, 43147, 614-477-0737. Urban express Transportation, Inc., 1640 E. Fifth Ave., 43219, 614-253-7000.



aT&T Ohio, 150 E. Gay St., Rm. 4A, 43215, 614-223-5652. Time Warner Cable, 1015 Olentangy River Rd, 43212, 614-481-5308.

american Limousine, 1251 Alum Creek Dr., 43209, 800-321-6613. arch express Transportation, 1637 E. Livingston Ave., 43205, 614-252-2277. Cardinal Transportation Ltd., 2845 Fisher Rd., 43204, 614-274-2500.

Ozone Communications, 1380 King Ave., 43212, 614-732-6211. SmartCity Networks, Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 N. High St., 43215, 614-827-2570.

INveSTING, 300 W. Wilson Bridge Rd., Ste. 300, 43085, 614-318-2200.

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PhOTOGraPhy Scott Cunningham Photography, 141 E. Third Ave., 43201, 614-294-3331. dallager Photography, 4343 Big Sky Ct., 43230, 614-402-3806. Shellee Fisher Photography & design, LLC, 128 Hamilton Ave., 43203, 614-595-6660. h foster’s digital Photography, 2894 Dover Rd., 43209, 614-747-1235. Larry hamill Photography, 77 E. Deshler Ave., 43206, 614-444-2798. Mike & Kim LLC, 12963 Center Village Rd., Galena, 43021, 614-460-9851. Ohio Stock Photography, P.O. Box 692, 43216, 614-261-0514. Picture america Photography, 120 Northwoods Blvd., 43235, 614-228-3686. randall Lee Schieber Photography, 2854 Sherwood Rd., 43209, 614-236-4689.

PrINTer arC-Columbus, 1159 Dublin Rd., Ste. 300, 43215, 614-224-5149. Capitol Citicom, 2225 Citygate Dr., Ste. A, 43219, 614-472-2679. MJW Graphics, P.O. Box 1464, 43068, 614-755-9588. Outreach Promotional Solutions, 7681 Whitewood Ct., 43235, 614-484-1997. Speedpro Imaging, 1020-D Taylor Station Rd., 43230, 614-861-5600. vincent Branding LLC, 951 High St., Ste. B, 43085, 614-581-7356. Watkins Printing Company, 1401 E. 17th Ave., 43211, 614-297-8270.


reaL eSTaTe-deveLOPerS Capitol Square Limited, 34 S. Third St., 43215, 614-461-7600.


WeBSITe deSIGN k2dsquared, 8905 Commerce Loop Dr., 43240, 614-987-5632.

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ParKING The Parking Spot, 1399 Stelzer Rd., 43219, 614-237-6413.



Central Ohio Transit authority, 33 N. High St., 43222, 614-275-5800.

aSIST Translation Services, Inc., 4891 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 200, 43235, 614-451-6744. TransPerfect Translations, Inc., 35 N. Fourth St., 43215, 614-824-6085.


PLaNT MaINTeNaNCe The Plant People, Inc., 12968 Carson Rd., 43146, 614-877-2484.

TraNSPOrTaTION aIrPOrTS Bolton Field airport, c/o Columbus Regional Airport Authority, 4600 International Gateway, 43219, 614-851-9900.

dollar rent a Car, 4600 International Gateway, 43219, 614-237-5800 ext. 224. enterprise rent-a-Car, 3720 Lacon Rd., 43026, 614-921-2411. Thrifty Car rental, 840 Stelzer Rd., 43219, 614-237-5800.

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Your guide to events, attractions and things to do in Columbus, Ohio, in winter 2013-14. The Official Visitors Guide of Experience Columbus.

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