Visitors Guide | Winter 2014
Accommodations • shopping • dining • events • recreation
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Close to shopping, dining, and downtown Indy. Features HD flat screen televisions, heated indoor pool, fitness room, whirlpool suites with kitchenette, meeting rooms, business center, and our free Express Start Breakfast.
I-65, Exit 101 County Line Rd.
Brand new. Features 93 modern guest rooms and whirlpool suites with HD flat screen TVs, refrigerators, microwaves, indoor pool, whirlpool, exercise room, business center, suite shop, 1400 sq ft meeting room, and Express Start Breakfast. Next to Edinburgh Premium Outlets and Exit 76 Antique Mall.
US 31 & I-65, Exit 76B
Close to shopping & dining! Newly constructed! Features HD flat screen televisions, heated indoor pool & whirlpool, whirlpool suites, refrigerator & microwave in each room, complimentary high speed Internet, meeting rooms, fitness room & more!
249 N. Sandy Creek Drive, Exit 50B
317-881-0600 / 1-800-HOLIDAY
812-526-4919 / 1-800-HOLIDAY
812-522-1200 / 1-800-HOLIDAY
Recipient of Quality Excellence Award, Lt. Governor’s Award
Recipient of IHG Newcomers Award
Recipient of Torchbearer Award Quality Excellence Award
Enjoy Beautiful Brown County, Indiana! This award-winning hotel offers a quiet getaway with free breakfast, HD flat screen televisions, high speed Internet, indoor pool, fitness room and whirlpool suites. Rawhide Ranch packages available including trail rides and zip lines. Extended stay rates also available.
75 W Chestnut, St Rd 46
Features a heated indoor pool, whirlpool suites, refrigerator & microwave in each room, HD flat screen televisions, complimentary high speed Internet, meeting rooms, fitness room & on the house hot breakfast! Next to Edinburgh Premium Outlets and Exit 76 Antique Mall.
US 31 & I-65, Exit 76B
812-988-6118 / 1-800-4CHOICE
812-526-5100 / 1-800-HAMPTON
Recipient of two-time Platinum and 10-time Gold Awards Lt. Governor’s Award
Recipient of Lt. Governor’s Award, Spirit of Pride Award, Wall of Fame Awards & Circle of Excellence Award.
Newly renovated! Features a heated indoor pool, elevator, whirlpool suites with refrigerator & microwaves, HD flat screen televisions, high speed Internet, fitness room & free Comfort Sunshine Breakfast! Next to Edinburgh Premium Outlets and Exit 76 Antique Mall.
Features HD flat screen televisions, heated indoor pool, whirlpool suites, refrigerator & microwave in each room complimentary high speed Internet, business center, meeting rooms, fitness room & on the house hot breakfast.
US 31 & I-65, Exit 76B
812-523-2409 / 1-800-HAMPTON
Recipient of Lt. Governor’s Award, 3-time Light House Award
812-526-9899 / 1-800-4CHOICE
247 N. Sandy Creek Dr., Exit 50B
Features 125 luxurious guest rooms, complimentary high-speed Internet, HD flat screen televisions, 24hr complimentary business center, 3000 sq ft meeting room, exercise center, indoor swimming pool & whirlpool, Great American Grill Restaurant and nightly room service. Next to Edinburgh Premium Outlets and Exit 76 Antique Mall.
US 31 & I-65, Exit 76B
812-526-8600 / 1-877-STAYHGI
Recipient of the Lt. Governor’s Award
Features 135 luxurious guest rooms, complimentary highspeed Internet, HD flat screen televisions, 24 hr complimentary business center, 3000 sq ft meeting room, exercise center, indoor swimming pool & whirlpool, Great American Grill Restaurant and nightly room service.
I-65 Exit 101 County Line Rd.
317-888-4814 / 1-877-STAYHGI
Outstanding Quality Assurance Rating, Lt. Governor’s Award
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Japanese Cuisine. Sushi / Sashimi, Ja p a n e s e N o o d l e s , Te m p u ra , Te r i y a k i S t e a k , Chicken & Fish, Sukiyaki and more!
Open Lunch & Dinner. Closed Monday
Visit our website at www.NewJapanSushi.com
N Marr Rd
3820 25th St. â€˘ Columbus
E 25th St
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On the Web
Current and past issues of Discover Columbus can be viewed online at www. therepublic.com/view/page/ RepublicMagazines
4 Finding Columbus 8 New in town? 10 Famous residents 12 Highs and lows 13 Who are we? 14 Downtown Columbus 36 City map
17 Calendar 24 The arts
Accommodations 50 Where to stay 52 Lodging guide
53 Where to worship
54 People Trails 56 Mill Race Park 60 Mill Race Center 64 Other parks
Things to See and Do
26 Columbus landmarks 28 Architecture 31 Transportation 32 Miller House 33 Indiana University Center for Art and Design 34 Library 42 The Commons 44 Kidscommons
66 Local stores 67 Shopping map
In the Region 68 Brown County
46 Dining guide
contents Comments should be sent to Doug Showalter, The Republic, 333 Second St., Columbus, IN 47201 or call 812-379-5625 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Advertising information: Call 812-379-5652. ©2014 by Home News Enterprises All rights reserved. Reproduction of stories, photographs and advertisements without permission is prohibited.
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ON THE COVER: “Chaos 1” in The Commons. Photo by Chet Strange.
Close to Everything, But Far From Ordinary! Fenced garden patio
Wood-burning fireplace options available
Abundant closet space
Washer & dryer connections
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The Midwest Triangle Columbus’ location within the Midwest “triangle” allows quick access to the Indianapolis, Louisville and Cincinnati metropolises. Chicago
Finding Columbus Columbus is conveniently located along Interstate 65 in southern Indiana. Many major cities and their attractions are within two hours’ drive. Popular places to visit using Columbus as headquarters include: Indianapolis
The “Triangle” Cincinnati Louisville
Columbus to Indianapolis, 45 miles Columbus to Louisville, 69 miles Columbus to Cincinnati, 78 miles
One hour Home to the Indianapolis 500 in May and the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race in July. The Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Zoo, the Children’s Museum and Eiteljorg Museum are major attractions.
Louisville, Ky. 90 minutes Its main claim to fame is the legendary Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby.
Cincinnati 90 minutes It hosts one of the finest and largest history repositories in
the country, the Museum Center, located in a beautiful railroad terminal.
One hour Host of the Madison Regatta and historic site of numerous 19thcentury mansions.
90 minutes The first state capital of the Indiana territory is also near Marengo Caves.
Two hours The setting for Stephen Foster’s “My Old Kentucky Home” and the bourbon capital of the world.
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waiting for you
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No trip to Columbus would be complete without a stop at the Columbus Area Visitors Center, at Fifth and Franklin streets. In fact, it’s a great place to begin your visit.
Visitors can watch a video showcasing several of the prominent designers whose buildings stand throughout the city, including those by Kevin Roche, Eliel and Eero Saarinen, Harry Weese and I.M. Pei. Scale models of several buildings, including First Christian Church, St. Bartholomew Catholic Church and Bartholomew County Courthouse, are on display. Drive by the Visitors Center after dark to see the dazzling, 9-foot-tall sculpture by world-famous glass artist Dale Chihuly. Permanently displayed in the window facing Franklin Street, “Neon Yellow Chandelier” contains 900 pieces of hand-blown glass. The center also provides ideas for seasonal area tours and a map for self-guided walking tours. A tour via cellphone also is available. After viewing displays at the center, tourists can board a bus for a narrated architectural tour or for a tour of the Miller House and Garden. For current Visitors Center hours, tour schedules and ticket information/reservations: 378-2622, or online at columbus.in.us.
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new in town?
photo by Joel Philippsen
Did you just relocate to the area or are you planning a move to town? New residents to Columbus can find all the relocation information they need in this list. Bureau of Motor Vehicles Columbus branch
745 Schnier St. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. 379-9323
611Â˝ Harrison St. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. 546-5416
Water and sewage service Columbus City Utilities
1111 McClure Road 372-8861 or columbusutilities.org
Eastern Bartholomew Water Corp.
Taylorsville 526-9777 or easternbartholomewwater.com
529 Mill St., Hope 546-5469
Southwestern Bartholomew Water Corp. 4735 W. Carlos Folger Drive 342-4421
Telephone service AT&T
800-288-2020 or att.com
1697 W. Deaver Road 372-2546 or bcremc.com
800-877-4646 or sprint.com
800-922-0204 or verizonwireless.com
Bartholomew County REMC
800-521-2232 or duke-energy.com/indiana.asp
Natural gas service
Cable TV service
800-227-1376 or vectren.com
877-237-0576 or comcast.com
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Satellite TV services DISH Network 888-275-8068 or dishnetwork.com
DIRECTV 800-644-8103 or directv.com
YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER DELIVERED YOUR WAY
Waste pickup Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District 720 S. Mapleton St. 376-2614 or bcswmd.com
EZ Simple, automatic payments deducted from your credit/debit card, or checking account.
Columbus Sanitation Department 376-2509
Rumpke of Indiana
1950 Tellman Road 372-1225 or rumpke.com
Other services Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. 1200 Central Ave. 376-4234 or bcsc.k12.in.us
Bartholomew County Sheriffâ€™s Department 543 Second St. 379-1650 or bartholomewco.com/sheriff
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce 500 Franklin St. 379-4457 or columbusareachamber.com
Columbus Police Department
123 Washington St. 376-2600 or columbus.in.gov/police
Columbus Visitors Center 506 Fifth St. 378-2622 or columbus.in.us
First Call for Help 376-6666 or 211 or firstcallforhelp211.org
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333 Second St. 372-7811 or therepublic.com
Columbus post office 450 Jackson St. 378-3521 or usps.com
Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center 1039 Sycamore St. 379-1630 or lcnfc.org
Columbus Regional Hospital
Call 812-379-5601 . TheRepublic.com/Subscribe
2400 E. 17th St. 800-841-4938 or crh.org
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famous folks with local ties
Race driver Tony Stewart, a Columbus North High School graduate and 2002, 2005 and 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, still resides in Columbus. Ross and Don Barbour were two of the original Four Freshmen who topped the charts in the 1950s and ’60s. The group got its start in Columbus when four college students sang in a nightspot on West Indiana 46. J. Irwin Miller, former chairman of Cummins Inc. and a former president of the National Council of Churches. Miller, who died in 2004, was the first living American to be inducted into the Building Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed by the National Building Museum in Washington. In 1998 Miller and his wife, Xenia, were named Hoosier Millennium Treasures. In 2001 they were named Indiana Living Legends by the Indiana Historical Society. 10 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
Actor/musician Tim Grimm has appeared in many television shows and motion pictures and recorded several albums of original music. He resides in Columbus. Rock musician Jim Ryser has recorded several albums. Chuck Taylor, developer of the Converse All-Star basketball shoe. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1968. Western actor Ken Maynard, born in Vevay and raised in Columbus, made dozens of films and serials in the 1920s and ’30s. He would often return to the Columbus home of his parents. Clessie Cummins, founder of Cummins Inc., was a chauffeur in Columbus before he started making diesel engines. Jamie Hyneman, a 1974 Columbus North graduate, is a cohost of the television series “Myth Busters.”
11TH ANNUAL BENEFIT
FEBRUARY 8, 2014 7-10:30PM
Enjoy incredible Swedish Fare, A Signature Drink, Dancing, Lively Entertainment and Live & Silent Auctions.
DRESS FOR COMFORT & FUN
ABBA OUTFITS Welcome!
Must be 21 or older to attend.
Free Valet Parking Sponsored by RENNER MOTORS
Join our honorary co-chairs Terry & Kitty Coriden and Tim & Ann Coriden for a night at kidscommons
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some highs and lows What time is it? Columbus is in the Eastern time zone.
Whatâ€™s the weather? Columbusâ€™ average high temperature for the year is 62 degrees, while the average low temperature is 43 degrees. Annual precipitation averages 41 inches, while annual snowfall averages 27 inches. January is the coldest month, with an average low temperature of 18.5 degrees and an average high of 34.5. Things get hot and sticky in July, when the average high temperature reaches 85.6 degrees while the average low is 65.2 degrees.
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who are we?
Population: 44,061 Median age: 37.1 years Under 5 years: 3,130 18 years and older: 32,965 65 years and older: 6,355 Diversity: White, Non-Hispanic: 84 percent Black: 2.6 percent Asian: 5.6 percent Hispanic or Latino: 5.8 percent Education: Percentage of those 25 and older with: — High school diploma or higher: 89 — Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.6 Median household income: $49,550 — Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Opposite page: Henry Moore’s “Large Arch.” Top: A basketball game between Hauser and Columbus North high schools. Above: The Princess Ball for fathers and daughters.
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come on down …
to the heart of Columbus With its myriad options for shopping, dining and entertainment, ample parking and easy walkability, downtown Columbus has a little something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a way to enjoy a sunny day or for an all-in-one fun night out on the town.
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For the young and fun family Satisfy that budding curiosity with a visit to kidscommons (309 Washington St., www.kidscommons. org) the community children’s museum. Whether you have a little historian, a young botanist, an upand-coming computer specialist or an aspiring artist, kidscommons offers three floors of hands-on activities to promote learning and discovery. For out-of-town families and visitors, Hotel Indigo (400 Brown St., 877-270-1392) offers a special “Explore and Imagine” package that includes four kid-
scommons admission tickets and upscale overnight accommodations. Next, treat the kids to giant, jungle-gym fun at The Commons (300 Washington St., www.thecommonscolumbus.com), where a two-story climbing structure looms high above several play areas designated for different age groups ranging from 6 months to 12 years old. Parents, you can also grab lunch at either Snappy Tomato Pizza or Subway, both located inside The Commons. Or head across the street and grab a table at Zaharakos (329 Washington St., www.zaharakos.com), Columbus’ legendary ice cream parlor since 1900. Zaharakos serves classic soup, salad and sandwich fare, but leave room for dessert: The old-fashioned sodas are served from an antique onyx soda fountain, and they pair perfectly with a scoop of ice cream in a float. Foodies might want to check out The Savory Swine (410 Washington St., www.thesavoryswine.com), a downtown gourmet butcher shop offering custom quality meats and fine wines. More suggestions: Puccini’s: Casual family restaurant with pizza and pasta fare. 318 Washington St. Information: 348-7600. Yats: Cajun/Creole sauces and stews over white rice. 325 Fourth St. Information: 372-1533.
For the loud and lively crowd If your style is a little less rocker-stroller and a little more rock ’n’ roll, tell your crew to meet you at Powerhouse Brewing Co.’s Columbus Bar (322 Fourth St., www.powerhousebrewingco.com). Columbus’ longest-operating bar is now a brewpub, where you can sample the beers from the in-house brewery along with a rotating cast of other craft beers on tap. When you get hungry, order from Columbus Bar’s eclectic menu of pub grub or head over to 4th Street Bar and Grill (433 Fourth St., www.4thstreetbar.com) and feast on its selection of gourmet burgers, ground fresh daily. Catch a game from one of its many relaxed, pub-style booths and just kick back; there’s a Cheers-like atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Keep the night going long and loud with live music at The Garage Pub and Grill (308 Fourth St., www. thegaragepubandgrill.com). The Garage features several different bands through the weekend, a full bar and a good amount of seating for taking in the vibrant musical scene. Both The Garage and 4th Street Bar have karaoke and trivia nights, so check their calendars for more good times with your gang. For the sophisticated savants Start your leisurely downtown stroll by browsing the new best-selling and indie titles at Viewpoint
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Books (548 Washington St., www.viewpointbooks.com). If there’s something specific you just can’t find, Viewpoint can order it for you. Or search for the perfect gift for that special someone at Baker’s Fine Gifts & Accessories (433 Washington St., 372-9635). When you’re ready, head out to dinner at a classic restaurant like Smith’s Row (418 Fourth St., www.smithsrow.com) or Bistro 310 (310 Fourth St., www.bistro310.com), where you’ll find city-style fine dining fare at small-town prices. Peruse the long wine lists and sip a new favorite grape in either location’s outdoor dining areas. For steaks and other American classics or a helpful health-conscious menu of “lighter fare” items, Smith’s Row has you covered. If it’s a French flair and locally grown ingredients that catch your eye, make sure to try Bistro 310’s seasonal menus. Inspire intellectual dialogue with a film at Yes Cinema (328 Jackson St., www.yescinema.org), a nonprofit movie theater that regularly screens contemporary independent films. The Yes Film Festival, scheduled for May, is a must-see for cinephiles. Need more time to appreciate all of the local architectural sights? Make a weekend of it with The Inn at Irwin Gardens’ (608 Fifth St., www. irwingardens.com) “Unforgettable Downtown Columbus” package that includes downtown dining credit and stately accommodations in a historic estate. For more information about architectural tours, visit the nearby Columbus Area Visitors Center (506 Fifth St., www.columbus.in.us). For the lovey-dovey duo Head out and hold on to that loving feeling over dinner at Tre Bicchieri (425 Washington St., www.trebicchieri-columbus.com). With an array of simple and traditional Italian flavors from bruschetta to osso buco, it’s like a mini getaway to the Tuscan countryside in the midst of Columbus. Wind down your evening by scoping out the latest art exhibition at Phi Gallery (in Hotel Indigo, 400 Brown St., www.cmadart.org), which partners with the Columbus Museum of Art and Design to bring you work by local and regional artists. 16 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
Local celebrities will take part in “Dancing with the Stars Columbus Style” Jan. 18.
December 31 — New Year’s Eve Celebration. Kidscommons. Celebrate the start of 2014. The party starts at noon and will have a countdown with an explosive finale. Throughout the day you can create a party hat and make your resolutions. Information: 378-3046. 31 — Yes Comedy Showcase with Mike Armstrong. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Yes Cinema, 328 Jackson St. Rated PG. Admission: $20 advance/$25 door. Information: 812-378-0377 or info@lcnfc. org. Proceeds benefit Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center. Columbus Indiana Philharmonic will present “Classical Mystery Tour, A Tribute to the Beatles” Feb. 1. Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 17
January 3 — First Fridays for Families, “Johnny Magic.” Free, 6 p.m., The Commons. Information: 812376-2534. Family comedy show. 11 — Princess Ball. “Masquerade,” 6 to 8 p.m., red carpet from 5 to 6 p.m., Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Ave. Cost: $20 per couple, $10 each additional princess. Father/daughter dance for ages 3 and older. Moms are invited to the red carpet event and will play the role of the paparazzi as the girls are introduced and escorted across the red carpet into the ball. Information: 372-7867. 18 — “Dancing with the Stars Columbus Style.” 2 and 7 p.m., Clarion Hotel. Admission: matinee tickets, $15 each or table of 10 for $200; evening tickets, $35 each or table of 10 for $400. The event benefits Children Inc. and Family School Partners. Tickets on sale at the BCSC Administration Building, Terrace Room. Information: 812-314-3860. 18 — St. Bartholomew Concert Series: The Journey with Everett Greene and his Jazz Trio. 7:30 p.m., St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 1306 27th St. Free admission; donations accepted. 20 — The Right to Dream. Columbus Area Arts Council presents an annual free program in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year we bring you Living Voices’ production of “The Right to Dream.” Free, 2 p.m., The Commons.
Yes Comedy Showcase with Bob Zany, Jan. 25.
The Republic’s Bridal Fair will run from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 26 at The Commons. 18 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
On Feb. 1 at Central Middle School, Empty Bowls will raise funds to alleviate hunger. Information: 812-376-2539 or artsincolumbus. org. 24 — An evening of stand-up comedy featuring Greg Hahn. 7 to 10 p.m., The Commons. Presented by Ivy Tech Community College, the evening begins with local amateur comedians. The headliner, Greg Hahn, has parlayed his energetic style of physical humor, one-liners and crowd work into a performance of pandemonium and fun. Catering will be by 450 North Brewing Co./Simmons Winery. Admission: $300 table of eight, $80 couple, $45 individual, $50 individual at the door. Information: 812374-5342 or email@example.com. 25 — Yes Comedy Showcase with Bob Zany. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Yes Cinema, 328 Jackson St. Rated R. Admission: $20 advance/$25 door. Information: 812-378-0377 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds benefit Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center. 26 — The Republic’s Bridal Fair. Free, noon to 4 p.m., The Commons. Presented by The Republic newspaper. Prospective brides can find everything they need to create their dream wedding. Information: 812-379-5655.
February 1 — Empty Bowls. 5:30 p.m., Central Middle School. Open to everyone, a tasty and enter-
taining way to combat hunger in our community with a variety of homemade soups, breads and desserts. 1 — Columbus Indiana Philharmonic “Classical Mystery Tour, A Tribute to the Beatles.” 7:30 p.m., Erne Auditorium, Columbus North High School. Admission: $15 to $50. Information/ tickets: 812-376-2638, ext. 110 or email@example.com. The full show presents 30 Beatles tunes performed exactly as they were written. 7 — First Fridays for Families with Billy Jonas. A free musical show, 6 p.m., The Commons. Information: 812-376-2534. 8 — Kidscommons Carnivale Sweden. 7 to 10:30 p.m., kidscommons, 309 Washington St. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets $75 per person, including Swedish fare, one signature drink, dancing, entertainment and live and silent auctions. Cash bar. Tickets available at kidscommons or by phone at 812-378-3046. Proceeds benefit kidscommons. 9 — American Girl Doll Day. 1 to 4 p.m., Donner Center. Bring your doll to Winter Wonderland. We will make snowman frames to place a picture of your doll in, matching snowflake bracelets for you and your doll and snow globes. We will also create matching fleece scarves for you and your doll and have some “frozen fun” for a snack. Cost is $20; must register by Feb. 7. Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 19
Scholarships are available. Information: 812376-2680. 15-23 — Columbus Canstruction. Free. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fair Oaks Mall. Teams of architects, engineers, businesses and community groups compete to design and build objects made from thousands of cans of food, which will be donated to fight hunger. 15 — Yes Comedy Showcase with Nick Griffin. 8 p.m., Yes Cinema, 328 Jackson St. Admission: $20 advance/$25 door. Information: 812378-0377 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds benefit Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center. 23 — Columbus Symphony Orchestra “Themes and Variations,” 3:30 p.m., Erne Auditorium, Columbus North High School. Information: csoindiana.org.
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March 7 — First Fridays for Families “The Wild Rumpus World Circus.” Comedy and juggling. Free, 6 p.m., The Commons. Information: 812-3762539. 15 — St. Bartholomew Concert Series: Echoing Air. Presented by Indianapolis Early Music Ensemble. 7 p.m., St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 1306 27th St. Free admission; donations accepted. 31-April 1 — The Paul Rand Workshop Big Art Bang Event. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Ivy Tech School for Fine Arts & Design, 4475 Central Ave. Free. Paul Rand was one of the most recognized graphic designers of the 20th century. This newly donated collection includes a range of
Columbus Canstruction will be on display from Feb. 15 to 23 at Fair Oaks Mall.
works spanning over three decades and is the impetus for The Rand Workshop. Big Art Bang is a think tank, two-day design conference for art and design. Information: 812-374-5139 or email@example.com.
April 4 — First Fridays for Families “Peter and the Wolf.” Free. 6 p.m., The Commons. Information: 812-376-2539. Presented by Dancers Studio students.
The Paul Rand Workshop Big Art Bang Event is a design conference March 31 and April 1 at Ivy Tech School for Fine Arts & Design.
5 — Columbus Indiana Philharmonic “Brahms Requiem: Comfort & Joy.” 7:30 p.m., Erne Auditorium, Columbus North High School. Admission: $10 to $45. Information/tickets: 812-376-2638, ext. 110 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Brahms’ rich harmonies and beautiful melodies Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 21
The Republic’s Home, Health and Garden Show will take place April 26 and 27 at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds. will envelope you in his choral-orchestral masterpiece, “A German Requiem.” 19 — Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 10 a.m., Donner Park. Free. For children ages 1 through 8. Children should provide their own bag or basket. There will be designated areas for various age groups. If raining, eggs and candy will be distributed inside Donner Center. 25 — Yes Comedy Showcase with David Dyer. 8 p.m., Yes Cinema, 328 Jackson St. Admission: $20 advance/$25 door. Information: 812378-0377 or email@example.com. Proceeds benefit Lincoln-Central Neighborhood Family Center. 26 — The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic “Celebrating America.” 7:30 p.m., Erne Auditorium, Columbus North High School. Admission: $10 to $45. Information/tickets: 812-376-2638, ext. 110 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Kate Hamilton sings favorite songs, from “Blue Skies” and “So in Love” to “Another Openin’, Another Show,” “Shenandoah” and “God Bless America.” Plus music from “West Side Story” and Dvorák’s celebrated masterpiece, New World Symphony. 22 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
26-27 — The Republic’s Home, Health and Garden Show. Free, Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Demonstrations and vendor booths to help you turn your ideas into reality. Information: 812-379-5655. 27 — Bubbles, Bags & Brunch. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hotel Indigo. Nearing Mother’s Day, activities are geared to pay tribute to the special women in our lives. “Bubbles, Bags & Brunch” is designed to do just that. Women may drop in to enjoy a light brunch, fine music or a hand or chair massage, and to browse our selection of new and gently used purses, handbags and more. Presented by the Granny Connection, proceeds will go to help grandmothers in Africa who are caring for millions of children orphaned by AIDS. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at Viewpoint Books, from Granny Connection members or at the door. 27 — Columbus Symphony Orchestra “Musical Interpretations & Borrowings,” 3:30 p.m., Erne Auditorium, Columbus North High School. Information: csoindiana.org.
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“Eos” by Dessa Kirk is a winged sculpture in the Fifth Street median facing Mill Race Park.
The arts play a big role in the life of Columbus, from classical music to interpretive dance to good old rock ’n’ roll. Columbus Area Arts Council serves as an umbrella organization for arts groups and sponsors several events throughout the year, such as the downtown Neighborfest concerts on the first Thursday of each month from June through September. The council also books the music for Columbus Farmer’s Market, held downtown each Saturday morning during those same months. Information: columbusfarmersmarket.org. Columbus has two symphony orchestras. Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, under the direction of conductor David Bowden, often hosts prestigious guests at its concerts. It also invests heavily in education programs, such as a children’s choir and a strings camp. The philharmonic was launched in 1987 with financial support from local businesses and foundations,
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support which continues to help the orchestra thrive today. Columbus Symphony Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in the state, having given its first concert at the Crump Theatre in May 1923. However, the oldest musical group in the city is Columbus City Band, in existence since 1843. Today’s City Band has a repertoire that’s a mix of classical fare and pops material. All three organizations present glorious Christmas concerts every December. Dance is an art form well-represented in this area. Dancers Studio teaches ballet, modern dance and other dance forms. Its annual performance of “The Nutcracker” is one of the holiday season’s most anticipated events. Columbus is home to a number of talented painters, sculptors and other visual artists. Works of local artists can be seen and purchased at places such as
Music Director David Bowden leads the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic.
Stillframes Gallery on Brown Street and the Phi Gallery at Hotel Indigo, also on Brown Street. Visitors will see a variety of interesting and eyecatching sculptures located throughout the city. These are a continuation of the Columbus Art Invitational, an effort that began in September 2006, which brings in art for public enrichment. If youâ€™re interested in taking in a movie, you have your choice between Hollywoodâ€™s latest offerings, which are shown on the 12 screens at AMC Showplace
Theatre on Creekview Drive or the more specialized fare at Yes Cinema downtown. Yes Cinema brings in the kinds of films that are conducive to long discussions about their themes and significance afterward at the nearby cafes and restaurants downtown. It also offers special performances such as live comedy on occasion. An abundance of live music encompassing genres such as singer-songwriter, blues, jazz, rock and country can be heard at several area venues. Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 25
* First Christian Church, Eliel Saarinen, 1942. * North Christian Church, Eero Saarinen, 1964; Dan Kiley, landscaping. * First Baptist Church, Harry Weese, 1965. St. Peterâ€™s Lutheran Church, Gunnar Birkerts, 1988.
* Cummins Irwin Office Building, Eero Saarinen, 1954 Dorel Juvenile Group, Harry Weese, 1961; Dan Kiley landscaping. * The Republic newspaper, Myron Goldsmith, design partner, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, 1971. AT&T, Paul Kennon, design principal; Jay Bauer, designer; Caudill Rowlett Scott, 1978.
Visitors Center, James Perkinson, 1864; renovation, Kevin Roche, 1995. Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp., former Maple Grove/Garfield School, Charles F. Sparrell, 1896; William Brown Jr., principal architect, Ratio Architects Inc., addition and renovation, 1989. Bartholomew County Courthouse, Isaac Hodgson, 1874; SIECO Inc. renovated, 1969. Bartholomew County Public Library, I.M. Pei and Partners, 1969; James K. Paris, Architect Group Inc., addition, 1987. 26 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
Top: Columbus City Hall Bottom: Cummins Corporate Office Building
things to see and do photo by Todd maze
Columbus post office, Roche Dinkeloo and Associates, 1970. Columbus City Hall, Edward Charles Bassett, principal architect, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, 1981. Columbus Learning Center, Kevin Kennon and Kohn Pederson Fox, 2005. Bartholomew County Jail, Don M. Hisaka and Associates, 1990. Otter Creek Clubhouse/Golf Course, Harry Weese, clubhouse, 1964; Robert Trent Jones and Rees Jones, golf course; Dan Kiley, landscaping. Four Seasons Retirement Center, Norman Fletcher, principal architect, The Architects Collaborative Inc., 1967. Hamilton Center, skating rink, Harry Weese, 1958; Koster and Associates, addition, 1975. Streetscape, Paul Kennon, principal architect, Caudill Rowlett Scott, 1990; Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, landscaping. Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence, Cesar Pelli, 2011. The Commons, Koetter Kim Associates; CSO Architects, 2011. Mill Race Center, William Rawn and Associates, 2011. North Christian Church
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architecture on display The city’s architectural adventure began with First Christian Church, which Eliel Saarinen, a Finnish architect, designed at the request of the congregation. Completed in 1942, it anchors a city block. Its tower, different from the traditional steeples of religious buildings, is visible throughout downtown. The notion that a small town could be home to architecturally significant buildings was not lost on community leaders. Through the Cummins Engine Foundation, and leadership of J. Irwin Miller, an offer was made to pay the architectural fees for the design of a much-needed public school. Later, the offer was extended for all public buildings if the architects were selected from a foundation list. Today there are more than 60 public and private buildings designed by notable architects. Columbus is one of six cities in the United States to have such a significant concentration of buildings by prominent architects. Other cities with the distinction are Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago and San Francisco. In 1994 the city was selected as the site of the Pritzker Architecture Prize award ceremony. Among the notable structures are Bartholomew County Public Library, by I. M. Pei (1969); Cummins Irwin Office Building, Eero Saarinen (1954); Clifty Creek Elementary School, Richard Meier (1982); The Republic, Myron Goldsmith of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (1971); St. Peter’s Lutheran Church (1988) and Columbus Signature Academy Lincoln Campus (1967), both by Gunnar Birkerts. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, with a copper-clad roof, has a 186-foot steeple. Another famous spire on the horizon is that of North Christian Church. That building, designed by Eliel Saarinen’s son, Eero, has a 192-foot spire, the tallest in the city. Many of the well-known buildings are in the downtown area, mixed with historic structures from Columbus’ early years. The shops along the city’s main street — Washington Street — have been restored or maintained to keep their historical perspective. The courthouse, built in 1874, anchors the southern edge of downtown. Next to it is a limestone monument to Bartholomew County veterans who died serving their country. The old blends with the new as life moves on. It’s not only the buildings that make up the interesting Columbus streetscape. Mill Race Park, built along a flood plain, was designed to withstand the flooding that can occur at
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To the casual observer, Columbus might seem an unlikely place for architectural masterpieces. Situated in southern Indiana, divided by rivers and creeks, the city rises from the prairie like corn in surrounding fields.
The offices of The Republic newspaper on Second Street.
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Two-hour bus tours are offered by Columbus Visitors Center. Tours depart the Visitors Center at Fifth and Franklin streets. Self-guided cellphone tours also are available. For the latest ticket information and tour schedules: www.columbus.in.us.
the confluence of the Driftwood and Flat Rock rivers. The park boasts an 84-foot tower and an amphitheater with seating for 500. The park also has walking trails and a covered bridge. Across the street, Cummins Inc. occupies a three-block complex. The Fortune 500 company is the city’s No. 1 employer and its Corporate Office Building one of the city’s architectural highlights. Fine lines, cornice stones and creative vision make Columbus what it is today.
Robert N. Stewart Bridge
Fire Station 6
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Rental cars Budget Rent A Car
Walmart Super Center (inside,) 735 Whitfield Drive
376-7697 Enterprise Rent A Car 2021 25th St.
375-1198 Hertz Car Rental 924 Third St.
314-8283 National Car Rental & Alamo 1711 25th St.
Taxi service City Taxi
1495 Jackson St.
530 S. Mapleton St.
378-3825. MediCab transportation to and from medical offices and facilities.
ColumBUS bus service operates from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Cost is 25 cents per person per trip, and half-price fares are available for those 60 and older, anyone disabled and anyone on Medicare. Children up to age 18 ride free. High school age children need to show their student identification card. All fixed bus routes are wheelchair accessible and also have bicycle racks. Buses leave the downtown hub, at 850 Lindsey St. in front of Mill Race Center, at five minutes past the hour. Bus passes may be purchased at the downtown hub. Fixed route passes are $5 and are good for 25 rides.
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Miller House and Garden
Photo courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art
The public now has the chance to visit the former home of the late J. Irwin and Xenia Miller, one of the countryâ€™s most highly regarded examples of mid-century Modernist residences. In 2009, members of the Miller family donated the Highland Way house and gardens, along with many of the original furnishings, to the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The IMA, working with the Columbus Area Visitors Center, offers public guided tours of the house and gardens. Tour schedules and tickets are available online at columbus.in.us or imamuseum.org. Cost for the tour is $20, and all tours originate at the Visitors Center. Commissioned in 1952, the Miller house was de-
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signed by Eero Saarinen, with interiors by Alexander Girard and landscape design by Daniel Urban Kiley. In 2000, the property was designated a National Historic Landmark, the first listed with a still-living landscape architect that also was still occupied by its original owners at the date of its designation. The house features an open and flowing layout, flat roof and vast stone and glass walls. The rooms, configured beneath a grid pattern of skylights supported by cruciform steel columns, are filled with strong colors and playful patterns. Amid the residenceâ€™s large geometric gardens, its grandest feature is a path lined by honey locust trees that runs along the west side of the house.
Indiana University Center for Art and Design
Artists work on an evolving exhibit called “Exquisite Corpse” at the Indiana University Center for Art and Design.
The Indiana University Center for Art and Design opened in 2011 as a joint effort of Indiana University in Bloomington, Columbus’ Community Education Coalition and the community of Columbus to teach design in its broadest application and extend it into many disciplines. While IUCA+D is not in itself a school, it operates as an off-site extension for other schools. With Columbus as a living laboratory, those who want to study various design disciplines are drawn to the offerings of IUCA+D. Located downtown at the northwest corner of Jackson and Third streets, this 7,000-square-foot facility holds a studio, a classroom and exhibition gallery. The gallery houses the work of three to five different artists each year and is available for public viewing. Director and professor Kelly Wilson said the essence of IUCA+D is a recognition that all forms of
design share common ingredients. The purpose is to bring a connection between the design forms in a “radical program that makes no distinction between artist and designer.” With hopes to “relocate design from the periphery to the center of human experience,” IUCA+D strives also to embrace civic consciousness. This partnership between the community and design is a welcome union in a city that celebrates art in many forms and is recognized nationwide for its architectural significance. Funding for IUCA+D came as $2.3 million in public and private funds over the first five years as the facility began, and operational expenses are paid by Indiana University. Both accredited classes and non-accredited courses are available, including introductory classes for high school students. Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 33
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As usual for Columbus buildings, the Bartholomew County Public Library is architecturally unique. The New York firm of I.M. Pei and Partners, Architects, designed the building, which was dedicated May 16, 1971.
A wide range of materials, services, informational and entertainment programs and facilities is available for Bartholomew County residents. Fiction and nonfiction books, current and back issues of magazines and newspapers, audiobooks, music CDs and DVDs for all ages are included in the library collection. Downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and e-music are available via the library website (www/barth.lib.in.us). A number of databases on the website provide always-available reference services. Other services include in-person reference help, public computers for all ages, wireless Internet access, Indiana Room, programming for all ages, reading clubs for all ages and interlibrary loan. Meeting facilities for community groups include a large multipurpose room accommodating 150 people and three small meeting rooms. Information: 379-1255.
Bartholomew County Public Library, designed by I.M. Pei, is a sculptured brick pavilion formalized by the east and west walls and cornice. The design brings daylight to the lower level. An integral concrete coffer slab and brick bearing wall construction are the main features of the design. The landscaping features trees, surrounded by brick and concrete, in a courtyard. The view of the First Christian Church campanile has been retained, and the open space of the immediate library area contrasts with nearby tree-lined streets. Pei is the recipient of many awards for outstanding achievements in architectural design, including the 2010 Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects. His concern for the integrity of materials, his attention to the details of form, color and texture, and his awareness of spatial relationships are reflected in his designs. Kenneth D.B. Carruthers, the architect in charge of design and production, was the architect in charge of design for the National Airlines terminal of John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and participated in the development of the Kennedy Library in Cambridge, Mass. Henry Moore’s “Large Arch” sculpture was installed on the library plaza on April 15, 1971. The sculpture is a focal point to control the space of the plaza between the two architectural masses presented by the library and the Eliel Saarinendesigned First Christian Church. The natural organic quality of the sculpture, similar to rocks and bones, is in contrast to the stark geometric shapes of the buildings around the plaza. The arch is 20½ feet tall, 12 feet wide and weighs 5½ tons. It is sand-cast of bronze.
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Exit 76 Antique Mall
Driftwood State Fishing Area
Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area
Indianapolis (43 miles)
Edinburgh Premium Outlets
To Timbergate Golf Course
Hoosier Horse Park
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To Louisville (73 miles) To Seymour (23 miles)
Columbus Regional Hospital
Foundation for Youth
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Harrison Ridge Park (Tipton Lakes)
COLUMBUS SHOPPING CENTER
Harrison Lake Country Club (Private)
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EASTBROOK PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER
SHOPPES AT RIVER BEND
VISITORS CENTER 5th and Franklin 18
To Bluebird Ridge Cabin (8 miles) To Twin Creeks Cabin – vacation rental (11 miles) To Brown County State Park (14 miles) To Salt Creek Golf Course (14 miles) To Nashville (15 miles) To Bloomington / I.U. (34 miles)
WESTHILL SHOPPING CENTER
8th 7th 6th
25th ST SHOPPING CENTER
FAIROAKS SHOPPING MALL
Mill Race Park
NORTHERN VILLAGE SHOPPING CENTER
Poshard Dr. Chapa Dr.
Richard Wigh/ Blackwell Park, Soccer Complex, Freedom Field
IUPUC Learning Center Ivy Tech
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Hauser H.S. Elsbury’s Greenhouses
450N Talley Rd.
Flintwood Dr .
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HOLIDAY SHOPPING CENTER
McCullough’s Run Park
100N CLIFTY CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER
KVIEW PING ER
One Way Street
Golf Course People Trails
Distance Longer Than Shown
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Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum
Yellow Trail Museum
Main Street at the northwest corner of Hope Town Square World War I and II military uniforms and supplies, farm and kitchen tools and supplies, glassware, clothes worn by early residents, antique books and office equipment, many “Living History” exhibits. Free admission. Open 1-4 p.m. Sundays. Information and appointments: 546-4877 or yellowtrailmuseum. com
Behind Hope Elementary School on Indiana 9 Refurbished one-room schoolhouse, features 19th-century furnishings, books, volunteer schoolmarms. By appointment. Information: Flatrock-Hawcreek School Corp. at 546-4922 or simmonsschool.com
Bartholomew County Historical Society Museum
524 Third St. Permanent exhibits include a period bedroom and parlor and pioneer exhibit from the early 1800s. Also features handson activities area, exhibits and history and genealogy area available for research. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment. Information: 372-3541 or bartholomewhistory.org 38 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
Henry Breeding Farm
13730 N. Road 100W, Edinburgh Bartholomew County Historical Society facility. Home built in 1860 and surrounding farm buildings and grounds open by appointment. Formal herb garden, farm implement exhibit, Victorian furnishings. Information: 372-3541 or bartholomewhistory.org
Camp Atterbury Museum
Indiana 252 north of Columbus Veterans Memorial including a World War II vintage troop train coach and a brick Walk of Honor in front of the memorial’s reflecting pool. News clippings, model airplanes, medals, decorations, handwritten letters, uniforms on life-size mannequins and photos that tell the history of the camp. Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: 526-1744 or campatterbury.in.ng.mil
Historical Society of Decatur County Museum
222 N. Franklin St., Greensburg Victorian furniture, quilts, coverlets, late 19th- and early 20thcentury women’s clothing, children’s toys from 1900-1950, mili-
tary uniforms, Greensburg Daily News clip files from 1930-1980, local diaries, photographs and scrapbooks. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: 812-663-2764 or decaturcountyhistory.org
Brown County Historical Museum
East of Brown County Courthouse on Museum Way in Nashville Multiple buildings including a log jail, doctor’s office and authentic 1850 woodworking shop. Open 1 to 4:30 p.m. on weekends May through October and holidays. Information: 812-988-9148 or brown countyhistory.info
Jackson County History Center
207 E. Walnut St., Brownstown Museum campus includes Ball and Heller Museum, Ketcham Village, trading post and nearby Old Brownstown Cemetery. Hours are 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays or by appointment. Information: 812-358-1745.
Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum
4742 Ray Boll Blvd., Columbus Municipal Airport CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR EXPANSION/RENOVATION. SCHEDULED TO REOPEN IN SPRING 2014. Displays from World War II, the Korean War, the Cuban crisis and the Vietnam War as they affected the lives of local residents and military personnel stationed in the area. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call to schedule appointment dur-
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Jennings County Historical Society Museum
134 E. Brown St., North Vernon Historic North American House allows visitors to explore different aspects of Jennings County history. Picturesque herb garden and over 4,000 square feet of antique displays. Gift shop. Free admission. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Information: 812- 346-8989 or jenningscohs.org
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wine country – even in Indiana
Don’t let Indiana winemakers hear you testify that the rolling valleys and sunny slopes of California are the only place to successfully cultivate grapes. Although Indiana’s harsher climate prevents viticulturists from growing grapes to make the industry’s common types of the drink, such as merlot and cabernet sauvignon, some winemakers have nearly perfected a variation that works — the French-American hybrid. And those grapes winemakers can’t grow, they import and process, making Indiana wineries an increasingly impressive option when it comes to studying and tasting the drink that has become so popular these last few years. The state offers nearly 40 wineries and tasting rooms, eight of which are in the Columbus area.
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8111 E. Road 450N, Columbus WINES: Simmons offers red, white, blush and fruit wines, including chardonel, vidal blanc, vignoles, cayuga white, chambourcin, marechal foch, St. Vincent and steuben. HOURS: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. TOURS: Simmons offers several tour options: Wine cellar with vineyard tour and tasting; wine cellar with vineyard tour, tasting and logo glass; wine cellar with vineyard tour, tasting, glass and crackers, cheese and fruit platter; and all of the above with meatballs, mini sandwiches. Call for current prices. CONTACT: 812-546-0091, simmonswinery.com
Brown County Winery
Chateau de Pique Winery
WINES: Brown County Winery offers dry, semi-sweet and sweet wines, including chambourcin, cranberry apple and seyval blanc.
WINES: Selections include merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet merlot, syrah, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, sweet mile high and more.
HOURS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
HOURS: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
TOURS: Several tour options are available. Call for current prices.
TOURS: Tours are available upon request.
4520 Indiana 46, Nashville
CONTACT: 812-988-6144, browncountywinery.com
Chateau Thomas Wine Bar and Gift Shop 225 S. Van Buren St., Nashville
The Chateau Thomas Winery of Plainfield offers a tasting room and gift shop in downtown Nashville. WINES: dry red, whites and sweet varieties. HOURS: May 16 to Nov. 30: noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Dec. 1 to May 15: noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
6361 N. Road 760E, Seymour
CONTACT: 812-522-9296 or chateaudepique.com.
Pacheco Winery on Third 602 Third St., Columbus
WINES: 60 wines from locales including New Zealand and Italy and 20 draft beers. Hungry patrons also can enjoy Italian sandwiches, soups and desserts on the wineryâ€™s patio that faces Third Street. Bottled wines (bottled on site) also available for purchase. HOURS: 3-9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 3 to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. CONTACT: 812-799-0683
CONTACT: 812-988-8500 or chateauthomas.com.
Tues- Thurs 3pm - 9pm Fri- 3pm - 11pm Sat- 11am - 11pm Sun- Mon- Closed
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The rebirth of The Commons perfectly embodies the overall renaissance of downtown Columbus. In name and location, The Commons has been a fixture in the heart of the business and entertainment district since 1972. Completely rebuilt in 2011, it serves its function as a community hub in a manner fitting for a new century. The ground floor houses the lobby, 8,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, a children’s playground and a food court. A performance space and patio are situated on the upper level. The centerpiece of the lobby is “Chaos I,” a mechanical sculpture designed by Swiss artist Jean Tinguely that had been an inescapable presence in the old Commons since 1974. While its various movements are an endless source of fascination, it has been reworked by Taylor Bros. Construction Co., art conservator Richard McCoy and Purdue College of Technology students so it can be easily turned off during performances or meetings. The playground’s most visually arresting feature is the Luckey Climber. This net-enclosed biomorphic climbing system was designed by Tom Luckey and his son, Spencer, a Connecticut-based team that has installed such structures in various U.S. cities and Mexico City. Those who scale its full height of 44 feet have a panoramic view of the rest of the playground, the lobby and the courthouse. The performance space seats up to 450 at tables for banquets or 700 in a theater-style arrangement. The stage boasts an impressive lighting system. Behind it are dressing rooms and a catering kitchen. A smaller stage on the lower level, behind “Chaos,” is suited to meetings or a lunchtime music series. The Columbus Area Arts Council once again has its offices in The Commons and is partnering with the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department for programming. Among the events returning to The Commons are the arts council’s UnCommon Cause fundraiser, First Fridays for Families and the prom for East and North high schools. The building is certified to a silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, level by the U.S. Green Building Council. The roof, designed by Michigan-based Live Roof, is covered with vegetative material that provides insulation and storm water absorption. Trees are featured on the patio designed to invite informal socializing in keeping with the entire facility’s intended role as a central gathering spot for the city. Koetter Kim of Boston is the design architect, and CSO Architects of Indianapolis is the architect of record. Three sides are enclosed in glass, and over 15 types of glass were used. Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 43
Above: The giant toilet is always a popular attraction at kidscommons. Opposite page: The climbing wall challenges young adventurers.
Kidscommons children’s museum, at 309 Washington St., is like a sundae with whipped cream, sprinkles, a cherry and about 100 kinds of nuts. The door opens, and visitors are greeted by an experience that makes up kidscommons’ overall feel. Like Neapolitan ice cream, it has colorful splashes in every direction. A large banner says: “Explore, be adventurous, the world is waiting.” The facility has three floors, arranged in a way that makes one blend into the next. All are accessible for the disabled via ramps and an elevator. The first floor is the whipped cream, the first of three toppings for the sundae. The Citizen Kids area is complete with a storytelling kiosk, a wooden train set, a ball run and the makings for an entire wooden city. Other first-floor exhibits include a children’s art studio, a tiny Japanese house, the Early Childhood Garden,
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a NASA-designed robotic arm and a laser harp. Children can create art with paper, paint and other tools in a children’s version of a professional studio. The Japanese House has the duplicated facade of a Japanese home, complete with a short-legged table, wall decorations and pillows on the floor in the tatami room where people can sit. The Early Childhood Garden offers a multisensory environment with a hollow “reading tree,” a bridge over a creek painted on the floor, a little camper to climb inside and a painted pond where toddlers can play. CreekLab is a creek replica that mimics a riffle and pool stream habitat. All of the aquatic life such as fish, invertebrates, plants and algae were collected from local streams. The second floor makes up the sprinkles of our multilayer sundae. It includes a climbing wall, Bubblology and
ExploraHouse. The 17-foot climbing wall is accessible to those with disabilities and duplicates the museumâ€™s facade. Bubblology lets children see the world from inside a bubble. ExploraHouse shows them whatâ€™s behind the walls of a house and lets them slide down a giant toilet. No sundae would be complete without a sprinkling of nuts and a decorative cherry on top. On the third floor, Kids on the Move encourages healthy life choices through exercise and diet. Exhibit components include Exergaming bikes, Dance! Dance! Dance! Hoop It Up, and a Lightspace Play Wall. And the cherry on top is that kidscommons is available for birthday parties and after-hours rentals. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Kidscommons is also open on Mondays for summer break and some holidays. Admission is $6 a person. The climbing wall is $3 plus admission. A 10-visit pass is available for $40. Annual memberships and grandparent memberships are also available. For more information or to volunteer, call 812-3783046 or go to www.kidscommons.org. Find kidscommons on Facebook.
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Family Dining Amazing Joeâ€™s Grill
2607 Central Ave. Steaks, chicken, seafood. Dinner Monday-Friday; lunch and dinner Saturday and Sunday. 378-2130.
The American Grill
Hilton Garden Inn, U.S. 31 and I-65 Offers freshly prepared breakfast and dinner. 812-526-8600.
Bubba Blues Bar-B-Q
1641 N. National Road Southern grill-pit barbecue including ribs, brisket, chicken, beef and pork. Lunch and dinner. 379-2229.
310 Fourth St. Fine dining featuring cuisine prepared by owner/chef Jeff Maiani. Lunch and dinner. 418-8212.
Indiana 46 and I-65 Homestyle food with country-style breakfasts and dinner items such as meatloaf, turkey and dressing. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 378-0442.
U.S. 31 at Edinburgh Country cooking including made-from-scratch chicken and dumplings. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 526-7968.
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1250 N. National Road Buffet dining with changing entrees for lunch and dinner. Breakfast on weekends only. 375-1065.
4770 Ray Boll Blvd., Columbus Municipal Airport Open for breakfast and lunch every day. 378-4070.
Olde Columbus Restaurant
2480 Jonathan Moore Pike Decorated with antiques. All you can eat prime rib buffet Friday and Saturday night. Open for breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. 372-1541.
54 Johnson Blvd. Pancakes, omelets, burgers, chicken and steak. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 348-2690.
2315 Jonathan Moore Pike A varied menu including Greek dishes, steak, sandwiches, pasta, chicken, fish and salads. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 657-7420.
1602 State St. Home cooking in a relaxed atmosphere. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 376-6386.
Max & Erma’s
12105 Executive Drive, Edinburgh Sandwiches and sides in a casual atmosphere, lunch and dinner. 526-6250.
418 Fourth St. Fine dining with daily specials. Known for steaks and fresh fish from Hawaii. Lunch and dinner. 373-9382.
Montana Mike’s Steakhouse
3720 W. Market Place, Edinburgh Known for T-bone steaks, burgers, seafood and chicken in Western atmosphere. Lunch and dinner. 526-6600.
The Mulligan Grille
2508 25th St. Known for steak entrees in Western atmosphere. Dinner only Monday-Thursday, lunch and dinner Friday-Sunday. Call ahead for timely seating. 378-4632.
4664 Ray Boll Blvd. (in the Elks Lodge) Serving fresh seafood, hand cut steaks, salads and more. Open for lunch weekdays, Sunday lunch and brunch, and dinner Monday through Saturday. No membership required. 344-8088.
2000 25th St. Known for Cheddar Bay Biscuits and seafood. Casual dining, lunch and dinner. 375-1733.
3715 W. Market Place, Edinburgh Simple, fresh American dining with signature New Orleans seafood, ribs and hamburgers. Casual fine dining, lunch and dinner. 526-5311.
329 Washington St. Sandwiches, ice cream and drinks. 378-1900.
Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant
3932 25th St., Holiday Center Mexican dishes. Lunch and dinner. 376-0783.
870 Creekview Drive Italian dining. Lunch and dinner. 372-2266.
Sadie’s Family Dining
Casa del Sol
963 25th St. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 372-1404.
3541 Two Mile House Road Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner. 378-3737.
3114 N. National Road Steakhouse with buffet. Lunch and dinner. 378-3867.
2638 Eastbrook Plaza Lunch and dinner. 376-8888.
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8 China Buffet
2530 N. Central Ave. Lunch and dinner. 378-5888.
Chipotle Mexican Grill
2260 National Road Lunch and dinner. 375-0785.
3300 W. Jonathan Moore Pike Lunch and dinner. 314-8991.
10020 N. U.S. 31, Taylorsville Lunch and dinner. 526-5850.
2991 25th St. Vietnamese and Japanese cuisine and sushi bar. Lunch and dinner. 375-9999.
Priyanka Indian Restaurant
1629 N. National Road Indian cuisine. Catering available. 372-5711.
Puccini’s Smiling Teeth
318 Washington St. Pizza, pasta, beer and wine. 348-7600.
Qdoba Mexican Grill
1665 N. National Road Lunch and dinner. 376-1005.
3532 W. Two Mile House Road Authentic Italian pizza, Cheezy Bread, chicken wings, freshbaked subs, salads, soft drinks and more. Lunch and dinner. 342-9082
Mark Pi’s China Gate
Ru Yi Asian Cuisine
Fair Oaks Mall Lunch and dinner. 376-3388.
2520 Central Ave. Lunch and dinner. 372-7144.
3820 25th St. Lunch and dinner. 372-1128.
Noodles & Company
3200 Columbus Center Noodles, pasta and sandwiches. Lunch and dinner. 307-4664.
2326 25th St., Fair Oaks Mall Authentic Mexican cuisine served in a Mayan resort atmosphere. Lunch and dinner. 372-6576. 2125 W. Jonathan Moore Pike Menu includes sushi and sashimi. Lunch and dinner. 378-8888.
Satuma Japanese Restaurant 2790 Brentwood Drive Lunch and dinner. 375-1117.
425 Washington St. Homemade soups and sauces, fresh pasta, wine selection for casual Italian dining. Lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday. 3721962.
325 Fourth St. Cajun/Creole sauces and stews over white rice. Fast casual lunch and dinner. 372-1533.
1038 Lafayette Ave. Pizza, salads, calzones, sandwiches. Dine-in or carry-out. Beer and wine. Lunch and dinner. 376-0200
Tavern/Bar & Grill Applebee’s Neighborhood Bar and Grill
1900 25th St. Steaks, seafood, chicken, sandwiches, sides. Lunch and dinner. 372-4381.
The Brew Pub
2761 Central Ave. Sandwiches, salads, wings, pizza, daily home-cooked specials. Lunch and dinner. 379-4653.
Buffalo Wild Wings The Garage Pub and Grill
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2035 Jonathan Moore Pike Wings and other dishes. Lunch and dinner. 375-1776.
Chili’s Bar and Grill
1079 N. National Road Known for fajitas, baby back ribs and hamburgers. Family dining in Southwestern décor. Lunch and dinner. 348-7596.
Phi Bar & Grill
Hotel Indigo, 400 Brown St. Lunch and dinner. 375-9100.
Powerhouse Brewing Co.’s Columbus Bar
322 Fourth St. Specialties include sandwiches, Reuben, lunch and dinner specials and 20 beers on tap. 375-8800.
450 North Brewing Co.
8111 E. Road 450N Brick-oven pizza, salads, appetizers. Beer brewed daily and wine. 546-0091.
Pacheco Winery on Third
4th Street Bar & Grill
433 Fourth St. Famous for the 4th Street burger, Letterman sandwich, pizza and crab cakes. Lunch and dinner. 376-7063.
The Garage Pub and Grill
Fourth and Jackson streets Appetizers, salads, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, pasta, 14 draft beers. Lunch and dinner. 418-8918.
Joe Willy’s Burger Bar
1034 Washington Street Traditional American, wide selection of gourmet burgers. Lunch and dinner. 379-4559.
Jonesville Tavern “The Brick” 309 Walnut St., Jonesville Lunch and dinner. 522-8636.
Pacheco Winery on Third
602 Third St., Columbus Wines, beer, Italian sandwiches, soups and desserts. Lunch and dinner. 812-799-0683.
3780 W. Jonathan Moore Pike Burgers, fries, wings, etc., lunch and dinner. 342-9736.
Scores Sports Bar & Grill
3539 Two Mile House Road Sandwiches, wraps, appetizers, soups and salads. Lunch and dinner. 372-6999.
3029 National Road Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Full service menu of tenderloins, biscuits and gravy. Serves fried chicken on Thursday, prime rib on Friday and steaks, chops and pasta on Saturday. Lunch and dinner. 372-0898.
Sandwiches/ice cream/coffee Culver’s
90 Johnson Blvd. Burgers, fries, sandwiches, entrees and ice cream. 799-0035.
DAGS Homemade Ice Cream & Desserts/ Bertie Jean’s Foods
West Hill Shopping Center Gourmet ice cream & desserts; take-out entrees, salads and side dishes. 341-3130.
Mancino’s Pizza and Grinders
1301 N. National Road Pizza and grinders. Lunch and dinner. 375-1000.
3056 Columbus Center Handcrafted, freshly baked artisan bread. Free wi-fi. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 375-9421.
228 Chestnut St. Breakfast and lunch. 378-5755.
Soups by Design
424 Washington St. Homemade soups, salads and sandwiches. Lunch and dinner. 372-7687.
Starbucks Coffee Co.
— 1585 N. National Road. 314-0934. — 2355 Jonathan Moore Pike. 376-6530. — Target, 1865 N. National Road. 888-796-5282.
Yo MaMa Frozen Yogurt and More
3780 W. Jonathan Moore Pike Frozen yogurt, coffee. Free Wi-Fi. 799-0560.
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La Quinta Inn & Suites
Whether youâ€™re planning to stay one night or two weeks, Columbus has a wide variety of hotels offering hometown hospitality to fit any budget.
Courtyard by Marriott
U.S. 31 and I-65 at Taylorsville 57 rooms. Indoor heated pool and exercise room. Free continental breakfast and restaurants nearby. Information: 526-9883; www.bestwestern.com/horizoninnedinburgh
2000 Charwood Drive 72 furnished one- or two-bedroom extended stay units with living room and kitchen. Indoor heated pool and sauna. Information: 378-4840; www.charwoodsuites.com.
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
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rooms. 20,000-square-foot conference center seats 700 for banquets; 18 meeting rooms. Information: 372-1541; www. clarionhotel.com.
Comfort Inn Edinburgh/Columbus
U.S. 31 and I-65 Newly renovated, HDTV, refrigerator, microwave, whirlpool suites, fitness center, guest laundry, pool, managerâ€™s reception. Adjacent to Premium Outlets. Information: 812-526-9899; www.spraguehotels. com/sprague-comfort-inn-edinburgh.
Comfort Inn and Suites
Indiana 46 and I-65 75 rooms. Two-room and whirlpool suites. High-speed Internet, meeting rooms, breakfast buffet. Information: 376-3051 or (800) 424-6423; www.dorahotels.com.
3888 Mimosa Drive 90 rooms. Indoor pool, spa and exercise room. Breakfast buffet and evening lounge. Information: 342-8888; (800) 582-1582; www.courtyard.com. Indiana 46 and I-65 113 rooms. Free breakfast, banquet room, cocktail lounge, entertainment, valet service and outdoor pool. Kids free. Pets welcome. Information: 376-9951 or (800) 329-7466; www.daysinn.com.
U.S. 31 and I-65 95 rooms. Whirlpool suites with kitchenettes. Conference center. Heated indoor pool and fitness room. Free continental breakfast and restaurants nearby. Information: 526-5100 or (800) 426-7866; www. hampton-inn.com/hi/edinburgh.
Columbus Bed-andBreakfasts The Inn at Irwin Gardens
Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Garden Inn
Red Roof Inn
Holiday Inn Express and Suites
U.S. 31 and I-65 125 rooms. Complimentary high-speed Internet, HD flat screen TVs, 24-hour complimentary business center, 2,700-squarefoot meeting room, exercise center, indoor pool, restaurant. 812-526-8600. U.S. 31 and I-65 93 rooms. All rooms feature HD flat screen TVs with connectivity panels and free wired/wireless high-speed Internet. Complimentary breakfast, indoor pool and fitness center. 812-526-4919.
400 Brown St. 85 rooms, including nine suites. Indoor pool and hot tub, fitness room, restaurant and lounge, meeting space. Information: 375-9100; www.dorahotels.com.
La Quinta Inn & Suites
101 Carrie Lane 78 rooms, including some two-room suites and two rooms with hot tubs. Completely smoke-free. Free breakfast bar. Indoor pool, fitness room and business center. Information: 379-4657 or lq.com.
Indiana 46 and I-65 88 rooms. Restaurants nearby. Children under 18 stay free. Information: 372-6888.
U.S. 31 and I-65 at Taylorsville 56 rooms. Free continental breakfast, outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool rooms. Near restaurants and outlet stores. Information: 526-9747 or (800) 228-5150; www. redroof.com. 4525 W. Indiana 46 Extended stay hotel with 83 suites with fully equipped kitchens. Hot breakfast served daily; evening receptions Monday through Thursday with food and beverages. Wireless high-speed Internet, indoor pool and fitness room. Information: 342-2400.
Sleep Inn and Suites
2315 Jonathan Moore Pike 72 rooms, including 22 suites. Business lounge, free breakfast buffet, indoor pool, sauna, fitness room, laundry, high-speed Internet. Information: 372-7200 or (866) 802-1100; www.sleepinn.com.
Super 8 Motel
Indiana 46 and I-65 55 rooms. Restaurants nearby, free satellite movies. Information: 372-8828 or (800) 800-8000
608 Fifth St. This historically significant property, in the heart of downtown Columbus and built in 1864 by the Irwin family, has been impeccably maintained with much of the original ornamentation and furnishings intact. Information: 376-3663; www.irwingardens.com.
Ruddick-Nugent House Bed & Breakfast (and Gardens) 1210 16th St. A fully restored 1884 Greek Revival home on a full city block of landscaped gardens and water features in Columbusâ€™ historic district. Information: 350-6708; www.ruddicknugent-house.com. Winter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 51
lodging guide hotel
indoor/ outdoor pool
Best Western Horizon Inn 1170 N. U.S. 31, Edinburgh, 812-526-9883
Charwood Suites 2000 W. Charwood Drive, 812-378-4840
Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 2480 Jonathan Moore Pike, 812-372-1541
Comfort Inn Edinburgh/Columbus 11711 N. U.S. 31, Edinburgh, 812-526-9899
Comfort Inn and Suites 2485 Jonathan Moore Pike, 812-376-3051
Courtyard by Marriott 3488 Mimosa Drive, 812-342-8888
Days Inn of Columbus 3445 Jonathan Moore Pike, 812-376-9951
Hampton Inn 12161 N. U.S. 31, Edinburgh, 812-526-5100
Hilton Garden Inn U.S. 31 and I-65, 812-526-8600
Holiday Inn Express and Suites U.S. 31 and I-65, 812-526-4919
Hotel Indigo 400 Brown St., 812-375-9100
La Quinta Inn & Suites 101 Carrie Lane, 812-379-4657
Motel 6 161 Carrie Lane, 812-372-6888
Red Roof Inn 10330 N. U.S. 31, Taylorsville, 812-526-9747
Residence Inn 4525 W. Indiana 46, 812-342-2400
Sleep Inn and Suites 2335 Jonathan Moore Pike, 812-372-7200
Super 8 Motel 110 Carr Hill Road, 812-372-8828
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time for worship
North Christian Church
East Columbus United Methodist
Community Church of Columbus
2439 Indiana Ave.
3850 N. Marr Road
Eighth Street and Lafayette Avenue
Sandy Hook United Methodist
2800 Bonnell Road
1610 Taylor Road
National Road and Home Avenue
Columbus Hebrew Congregation meets monthly at 7850 W. Goeller Road. It shares facilities with the Bartholomew County Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship.
3170 Indiana Ave.
6000 W. Indiana 46.
Columbus Baptist 4821 N. U.S. 31
3300 Fairlawn Drive
1780 Rocky Ford Road 1325 10th St.
St. Bartholomew Catholic
First United Methodist
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 3330 30th St.
First Church of the Nazarene 1245 McClure Road
East Columbus Christian
First Lutheran, ELCA 3600 25th St.
2611 Fairlawn Drive
Garden City Church of Christ
3245 Jonesville Road
Grace Lutheran, Missouri Synod
Disciples of Christ
St. Peter’s Lutheran
550 N. National Road
531 Fifth St.
North Christian 850 Tipton Lane
St. Paul’s Episcopal
3201 Central Ave. 719 Fifth St.
Asbury United Methodist
512 Seventh St.
Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship 7850 W. Goeller Road
1751 27th St.
2651 California St.
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Columbus, long known for its architecture, is often referred to as the “Athens of the Prairie.” Perhaps, thanks to its extensive People Trails system, Columbus could also be called the “Athens of the Trail System.” Following a 1983 master plan update, a committee formed with the purpose of creating a trail system for walkers, runners and bikers around the community. The first section, stretching from Lincoln Park to Donner Park along 19th Street, opened in 1987, and the system has grown slowly but steadily over the years. The Columbus Parks and Recreation Department works to make each trail section universally usable. The department also attempts to preserve as many trees as possible, which allows for many scenic and peaceful miles of paved trails. Visiting trail-goers have plenty to see as they stroll, jog or ride through city neighborhoods and parks. The trails also pass close to two creeks, three rivers, plenty of grassy areas and farmland. However, the more than 19 miles of organized trails are not only open to bicyclists, walkers and runners. These people-friendly pathways are actually open to anything peoplepowered, which includes skateboards, unicycles and in-line skates. Also, when the People Trails were developed, those with physical challenges were taken into consideration. Wheelchairs, both motorized and hand-powered, are always welcome. If you come to visit and enjoy the People Trails, rest assured that Rover or Spot is welcome to tag along but that horses, cars and motorcycles are prohibited. photo by april knox
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Mill Race Park
The covered bridge in Mill Race Park
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In 1963, the acreage known as “Death Valley” on the east bank of White River was considered one of the most poverty-stricken areas in Columbus. Now, as Mill Race Park, it hosts Columbus’ favorite events, attracting throngs of people.
The tract contained the Death Valley urban renewal area, the former W.W. Mooney tannery site and woods and farmland near where the East Fork of White River is formed. Prior to the 1960s, people lived along the river in shacks made of tar paper and wood scraps. The spring rains flooded the land, leaving a muddy residue on a blighted landscape. City leaders began a fund drive in 1963 to raise $145,000 to purchase 66 acres from the residents for the park, pay for limited development and hire a park planner. By the fall of 1964, city workers had cut a roadway into the woods near the river and gravel pits. They also cleared the underbrush. Residents raised $18,500 by June 1966 to move the Clifty Creek covered bridge from Azalia Road to Mill Race Park. Otherwise, the bridge would have been destroyed to make way for a concrete bridge. A two-car, 20-passenger steam-powered train copied after the General of Civil War fame was dedicated in 1967 as a tourist attraction. But the train cars suffered technical problems and sagging interest by the public. In 1969, the city built an outdoor theater west of the forWinter 2014 | DISCOVER COLUMBUS 57
mer tannery site near Lindsey Street. However, the pole building was damaged by wind six years later. Artist Richard Bauer’s 15-foot-tall welded steel sculpture, Skopos, meaning “the watcher,” guarded the park’s entrance. It was dedicated in September 1979. Two shelter houses, a boat ramp and a playground with swings were also added to the park during that time. While looking forward to the quincentennial anniversary in 1992 of Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the New World, the town searched for a project that would continue to benefit the community long after the celebration. Residents found that an important dream, the park at Fifth and Lindsey streets, had been partially realized almost 30 years before. They decided to continue the development of Mill Race Park, a resource that could be greatly enhanced. Foundations, companies and individuals agreed to take part and eventually pledged nearly $4 million to build structures and redesign the landscape. Landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh incorporated the beauty of the riverfront and the park’s proximity to the heart of the city in the design. He made the site a water-dominated landscape by celebrating its proximity to the rivers. A round lake was excavated, with the soil creating mounds similar to those made by American Indians in southern Indiana. Plants that tolerate flooding were selected. Spaces were designed to accommodate lunch time visitors or a class that comes to the park to study flora. The Custer-Nugent Amphitheater was constructed and today hosts many musical and theatrical events during the warmer months. The renovated Mill Race Park opened in October 1992.
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Banks & Credit Unions & ATM Locations
BAR-CONS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Johnson County (Branch Locations) 1142 N. Marr Road, Columbus-ATM
136 E. Harriman Ave., Bargersville - ATM
Columbus Regional Hospital Canteen-ATM
597 Banta St., Franklin – ATM on-site 298 SR 135 N., Greenwood – ATM on-site
11 Trafalgar Sq., Trafalgar – ATM on-site
Bartholomew County (Branch Locations)
989 N. US 31, Whiteland – ATM on-site
2310 Jonathan Moore Pike - (Drive-Thru)
Johnson County (ATM Locations)
803 Washington St. Columbus - (Drive-Thru)
Hospital Road Laundry Building 613,
2315 Merchant Mile, Columbus - ATM
3748 25th St., Columbus - ATM
Hospital Road NCO Club, Camp Atterbury
1901 25th St., Columbus - (Drive-Thru)
Hospital Road USO, Camp Atterbury
529 Washington St., Columbus - ATM
Shelby County (Branch Locations)
3880W. PresidentialWay,Taylorsville/Edinburgh - ATM
2507 Progress Parkway, Shelbyville - ATM
Decatur County (Branch Locations) 201 N. Broadway, Greensburg - ATM
304 E. 10th St., Greensburg - ATM
655 Third Street, Columbus - ATM
102 Underwood Dr., Westport - ATM
3501 Central Avenue, Columbus - ATM
Decatur County (ATM Locations)
100 W. Main Cross Street, Edinburgh-ATM
2105 N. SR 3 Bypass, Greensburg Jennings County (Branch Locations) 521 N. State St., North Vernon - ATM
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Mill Race Center, opened in 2011, is a community center and programming agency for the 50plus population in Bartholomew County. The Columbus area had never had such a comprehensive collection of services and activities for this demographic under one roof before. The facility itself, yet another architectural gem in the city’s crown, is situated in Mill Race Park, arguably the most scenic spot in the community. The center’s 24,700 square feet house a multipurpose space, lounge, patio, woodworking shop, computer lab, arts room, fitness center, catering kitchen, billiards area, a therapy and wellness area run by Columbus Regional Hospital and space for Just Friends Adult Day Services. From any of the ample windows throughout the building, but particularly those in the multipurpose space, the view is that of south-central Indiana’s natural beauty. Mill Race Center Inc. has organizational roots going back to 1956. Its previous home was a turnof-the-century power station just south of Mill Race Park. In the spacious, natural-light-filled entrance lobby, visitors are greeted by a paid staff member and a volunteer. To the right are offices for such functions as travel and program coordination. To the left are the arts room, the therapy and wellness area, and the fitness center. The therapy and wellness area is staffed by experts in physical therapy and occupational therapy from Columbus Regional Health’s Rehabilitation Center. Mill Race Center membership is not required to make an appointment. The equipment in the fitness center rivals that in any of the city’s gyms. It is considered part of the therapy and wellness area but is available to center members at a discounted fee. Bringing previously off-site programs and partner organizations into the center is a major objective of the staff and board. Just Friends, which caters to a clientele that might otherwise have to consider institutional living, is housed at Mill Race, allowing its clients to participate in center activities with proper accompaniment by Just Friends staff. Senior Products, the production-anddistribution arm of Mill Race Center, also uses the facility.
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The center’s hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Fitness center hours are 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. On weekends, the various areas of the center are available for rent for weddings, organizational meetings and other such events.
Mill Race Center
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The Columbus area is home to more than a dozen courses that will challenge the skills of any golfer. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Otter Creek Golf Course has consistently ranked among the top 25 public golf courses in the country since it opened in 1964. Jones set this championship course on a 218-acre parcel of hilly terrain with more than 3,000 trees. Hereâ€™s a look at Otter Creek and the other courses in the area. Otter Creek Golf Course
11522 E. Road 50N General: 27 holes, par 36 (each nine holes) Golf Digest magazine rates it 4 Â˝ stars Length: North course, 3,678 yards; East course, 3,546 yards; West course, 3,580 yards Phone: 579-5227
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Greenbelt Golf Course
10th Street and Gladstone Avenue General: 9 holes, par 36 Length: 3,085 yards (blue tees); 2,563 yards (white tees); 2,429 yards (red tees) Phone: 376-2684
Clifty Creek Golf Course
12000 E. Road 225N General: 9 holes, par 36 Length: 2,910 yards (blue tees); 2,796 yards (white tees); 2,173 yards (red tees) Phone: 372-6031
Par 3 Golf Course
Rocky Ford Road and Fairlawn Drive General: 18 holes, par 54 Length: 2,100 yards Phone: 376-2687
1080 N. Marr Road General: Two 18 hole courses; each hole par 2 Phone: 376-3136
Salt Creek Golf Course
Indiana 46, two miles east of Nashville General: 18 holes, par 72 Length: 6,409 yards (blue tees), 6,041 yards (white tees), 5,001 yards (gold tees) Phone: 988-7888
Timbergate Golf Course
Exit 80 on I-65 General: 18 holes, par 72 Golf Digest magazine rates it 4 stars Length: 6,965 yards (black tees); 5,656 yards (gold tees); 5,967 yards (white tees); 5,301 yards (red tees) Phone: 526-3523
524 Third Street, Columbus, Ind. ~ (812) 372-3541 ~ Fax: (812) 372-3113
Please join us for the Saturday Sampler Events at Bartholomew County Historical Society and Yellow Trail Museum in Hope.
Year of the Horse! We will explore the Chinese zodiac calendar.
1/18/2014, 11 a.m.- Noon
(At Yellow Trail Museum on the square in Hope)
1/25/2014, 11 a.m.- Noon
(At Bartholomew County Historical Society)
Victorian Valentines! View some examples of our Valentines and make some of your own.
2/01/2014, 11 a.m.- Noon
(At Yellow Trail Museum on the square in Hope)
2/08/2014, 11 a.m.- Noon
(At Bartholomew County Historical Society)
Pack your Wagon! Discover the trials of moving pioneers.
3/08/2014, 11 a.m.- Noon
(At Bartholomew County Historical Society)
3/15/2014, 11 a.m.- Noon
(At Yellow Trail Museum on the square in Hope) Bartholomew County Historical Society Tues - Fri from 9 am until 4 pm. Appointments may also be made for visits not during the scheduled open hours. bartholomewhistory.org
Shadow Creek Farms 2337 Shadow Ct. Columbus, IN 47201
• 3-6 beds / 2-3 baths /1,230-2,967 • Community soccer and baseball ﬁelds • Basketball courts, tennis court, swimming pool, children’s pool, walking trails, ponds, tot lot playground • 33 acre nature preserve with 3 acre ﬁshing pond • Near Edinburgh Premium Outlets and Columbus’ diverse cultural district
New homes from the $120s beazer.com • 812.342.4105
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a multitude of parks
Columbus has several wonderful parks where visitors can relax in the outdoors without ever leaving the city. Below is a brief summary of whatâ€™s available at each.
Chapman T. Blackwell III Park
Intersection of Westenedge and Parkside drives (Parkside Elementary School is adjacent to park) Ground cover: wood carpet Amenities: barbecue areas (2), picnic tables, football fields (3), People Trails (connect Parkside Drive at Westenedge Drive to IUPUC), restrooms, shelter (1) (water but no electricity), soccer fields (9), softball field (1), playground
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Across from Columbus East High School, off Indiana Avenue Ground cover: wood carpet Amenities: shelter (1), restrooms, baseball/softball fields (6), picnic tables, separate play areas for tot/preschool age children (up to 5) and older children (ages 5 to 12) Jolie Crider Skate Park is open to older children able to skateboard by themselves. Proper safety equipment (kneepads, helmets, elbow pads, wrist guards) is recommended. 22nd, Sycamore and Chestnut streets to 16th, Sycamore and Chestnut streets Ground cover: wood carpet (older child area); foam (tot/ preschool area) Amenities: shelter (1), picnic tables, restrooms, basketball court (1), tennis courts, swimming pool in adjacent Donner Aquatic Center (admission charge), playgrounds
Parkside Drive, behind Parkside Elementary School Ground cover: rubber Amenities: 25,000-square-foot accessible playground for the disabled and able-bodied.
Harrison Ridge Park
Tipton Lakes Boulevard Ground cover: Fibar Amenities: basketball court (1), handball court (1), picnic tables, shelter (1), tennis courts (2), separate play areas for tot/preschool children and older children
25th Street and Lincoln Parkway Drive Ground cover: wood carpet Amenities: barbecue areas (6), basketball court (1-lighted), handball courts (2), indoor ice rink at Hamilton Center, picnic tables, restrooms, softball fields (6-lighted), tennis courts (4-lighted), playground
Mill Race Park
Corner of Fifth and Lindsey streets Ground cover: wood carpet Amenities: shelters (2), picnic tables, amphitheater, People Trails, observation tower with elevator, playgrounds
HOpe HAppenings 2014 April 4-6 Hope Civil War Days June 14 smoke on the square BBQ Competition
621 Harrison Street | Hope, IN 47246 812-546-HOPE(4673)
www.hopechamber.com www.hopewelcome.org 9-5 MTTHF, 9-12 Wed. Open during most local events.
TBA Old Fashioned independence Day Celebration August 31 Hope Arts and Antiques Fair on the square september 20 Hope Bike Ride september 26-28 Hope Heritage Days september 27 Heritage Day Car show October 25 goodies, goblins and ghost stories
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let’s talk shop
During down time from business meetings and sporting events, visitors will find plenty of shopping hot spots in and around Columbus, including these. FairOaks Mall The mall, on 25th Street, is anchored by national retailers JC Penney, Carson’s and Kmart. Bath and Body Works, Christopher & Banks, Kirlin’s Hallmark and Petals & Vines also have stores inside the mall.
Downtown Downtown retailers include Sears, Dell Brothers Clothing, Hoosier Sporting Goods, Brad’s Furniture Gallery and Baker’s Fine Gifts and Accessories.
Clifty Crossing This shopping center at National Road and 10th Street features Bed Bath & Beyond, Hobby Lobby, Best Buy, Petco and Party City. Nearby on Creekview Drive, shoppers can find Kohl’s Department Store, Walmart Super Center, Goodwill and Lowe’s. 66 DISCOVER COLUMBUS | Winter 2014
Photo by Todd maze
Columbus Center Located at National and Beam roads, Columbus Center is home to Target, T.J. Maxx, Office Max, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Kay Jewelers, Famous Footwear and Big Lots.
Jonathan Moore Pike This stretch of Indiana 46 between Interstate 65 and downtown is home to a Walmart Super Center, Sam’s Club and Menards, plus several smaller stores.
Nashville The small town 20 miles west of Columbus in Brown County is home to hundreds of independently owned shops full of antiques, collectibles and hand-crafted items.
Edinburgh Premium Outlets Eight miles north of Columbus, at the intersection of Interstate 65 and U.S. 31, sits central Indiana’s largest outlet center. The lineup of 85 stores includes Gap, Banana Republic, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Ann Taylor Loft, J. Crew, Coach, Bose, DKNY and Michael Kors.
Brad’s Furniture Gallery
Columbus Shopping A
Northern Village center
25th Street Shopping Center
West Hill Shopping Center
U.S. 31 and 10th Street
25th Street east of Central U.S. 31 and Middle Road U.S. 31 and 25th Street 25th and Central
Indiana 46 west of I-65
Holiday Center 25th and Taylor
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U.S. 31 and Beam Road
Edinburgh Premium Outlets
U.S. 31 and I-65
25th Street, east of Beam Road
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head west and go back in time Brown County is visited each year by thousands of people who are eager to stay at rustic hotels, bed and breakfast inns or cabins and campgrounds. A back-road tour will give the visitor a glimpse of what they’d like to do. See the T.C. Steele State Historic Site, the former residence of T.C. Steele, co-founder of the Brown County Art Colony. Travel down Salt Creek Road that winds by a creek and look for covered bridges and old churches. Brown County State Park is Indiana’s largest and mostvisited park. Yellowwood State Forest and the park offer many outdoor activities, including hiking, horseback riding, camping, swimming, picnicking, fishing and boating. Deer are often visible. Salt Creek Golf Club is adjacent to the park. Golf Club of Brown County is on Country Club Road. Antique shops, flea markets, art and craft and specialty shops delight shoppers while art galleries attract those looking for a special painting. In Nashville, visitors can see a pioneer village with original buildings or enjoy a marionette performance and a play. Horse-drawn carriage rides and a replica steam engine
train ride offer a relaxing view of the town. Wine-tasting shops offer samples and bottles of their wares. Information: Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau, (800) 753-3255 or www.browncounty.com Brown County’s past Brown County is a unique area of the Midwest with a personality all its own. From rugged beginnings, the people and their way of life have contributed to the individual character and charm of the southern Indiana resort area. In 1809, the land that was to become Brown County was acquired from the native people by the United States government. Pioneers in ox-drawn wagons settled the region. Encountering bears, panthers and wolves along the way, they followed narrow trails through the dense Indiana wilderness. In 1836, Brown County was officially allocated and named after Maj. Gen. Jacob Brown, a hero in the War of 1812. At this time, the county seat, Nashville, was a cluster of log cabins with 75 residents. A log courthouse and jail were added where the current courthouse and jail stand. By 1890, Brown County boasted a population of 10,308
photo by KJ Rondomanski
Several hiking trails help visitors explore beautiful Brown County State Park near Nashville.
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Photos by Todd maze
in the region
Nashville is known for its arts and crafts, but don’t forget to sample the wide selection of taste treats, too.
people. During the growth of Brown County, the lumber industry and farmers cut away so many trees on hillsides that the county suffered devastating erosion. Many people moved away. In 1930, only 5,168 residents remained. The pioneer way of life in Brown County continued long after other counties had adopted a more contemporary style of living. Not until 1980 would Brown County recover and surpass the 1890 population. During the 1900s, a colony of artists, including T.C. Steele, Adolph Shultz, Will Vauter, V.J. Cariani, Marie Goth, C. Curry Bohm and Dale Bessire were drawn to Nashville. An east-west road through the county, built in the 1920s, and the opening of Indiana 135 from Indianapolis in the 1930s led visitors to Brown County’s scenic beauty. The 1930s saw the establishment of the first of many art galleries and the opening of Brown County State Park. The history of this Southern Indiana region and its authentic antiquity combined with natural beauty make it the perfect setting for visitors to experience the atmosphere of a previous era. — Information from Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau
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Your Guide to Discover Columbus D E L I V E R Y
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Clarion Hotel Jonathan Moore Pike Circle K State Road 11 Circle K Jonathan Moore Pike Days Inn Jonathan Moore Pike Comfort Inn Jonathan Moore Pike Sleep Inn Jonathan Moore Pike Super 8 Motel Jonathan Moore Pike Charwood Suites 2000 Carr Hill Road Old National Bank 4330 Jonathan Moore Pike First Financial Bank 4190 Jonathan Moore Pike JayC 4790 Jonathan Moore Pike Jackson County Bank Jonathan Moore Pike Tipton Lakes Athletic Club 4000 W. Goeller Blvd. Courtyard Marriott Goeller Blvd. Westwood Pines Apts. 4745 Pine Ridge Dr. Eastlake Woods 1020 Thicket Court Centra Credit Union 46 West Charter Funding Two Mile House Road Chamber of Commerce 500 Franklin St.
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Cummins Corp. Mail Room Jackson Street PNC 333 Washington St. American Premier Mortgage 404 Washington St., Suite 201-1 Old National Bank 501 Washington St.
First Financial Bank 125 Third St. Century 21 Breeden 700 Washington Street Brad’s Home Furnishings 729 Washington Team Advantage Real Living 3820 25th St. Downtown Grocery Washington Street A New Beginning Realty 1535 Washington St.
Centra Credit Union 601 Union Street Village Pantry National & Washington Bates Key Real Estate 3181 Sycamore Court Old National Bank 3805 25th Street National City Bank 1830 25th Street 5th/3rd Bank 25th Street New Japan 3825 25th Street Texas Roadhouse 2508 25th Street
Dairy Queen 2215 Columbus Ctr
333 2nd Street, Columbus
FC Tucker 716 3rd Street Columbus Board of Realtors 430 5th Street Visitors Center 5th & Franklin Parks and Rec Donner Center
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FairOaks Mall 25th and Central Applebee’s 1900 25th Street Riviera Maya Restaurant FairOaks Mall Kroger 3110 National Road Prompt Med 2505 25th Street
First Financial Bank Eastbrook Plaza Behavioral Health Care Poshard Dr. Ivy Tech - Student Affairs 4475 Central Airport Terminal Central Avenue Foxpointe Apartments 25th Street Columbus Health & Rehab 2100 Midway Columbus Regional Hospital 2400 E. 17th St. Hamilton Ice Center 25th & Lincoln Park Dr. Satuma Middle Road & Brentwood Dr. Home Marketing Specialists 2312 Cottage Avenue CVS 25th & National Rd. Remax Clover Center Marsh Clover Center Jackson County Bank Clover Center Bloomfield Apartments 2410 Sims Court #1 Food & Gas/Marathon 5750 25th Street Lincoln Village Apartments 5135 N. Lincoln Village Dr. Briarwood Apartments 2530 Thornbrook Drive Williamsburg Way Apts. 3838 Williamsburg Way Circle K 25th & Taylor Centra Credit Union National Road Wedgewood Apartments 2756 25th Street Suite 300 Prestwick Square Apts. 420 Wint Lane Circle K 17th & National Spoon Real Estate 1007 Central Avenue Marathon / Subway State St. & Gladstone CVS 2150 State Street Donuts N Coffee 2222 State Street DSI (for Rest Stops) 2920 10th St. Farm Credit Services 2905 State Street Ceraland 3989 S. 525 E. Columbus Crystal Flash 3rd Street
Dairy Queen 616 3rd Street Coldwell Banker 2nd Street Premier Ag 2nd Street The Republic Advertising 2nd Street Holiday Inn Taylorsville US 31 Edinburgh Premium Outlet Mall Office US 31 Edinburgh Max & Erma’s US 31 Edinburgh Best Western US 31 Edinburgh CVS US 31 Edinburgh Citgo US 31 Edinburgh Circle K 46 E. Greensburg CVS Lincoln Street/Greensburg Cutting Edge Realty 503 S. State St. / North Vernon Circle K North Vernon CVS North Vernon CVS Seymour Abe Martin Lodge Nashville Art Gallery Nashville Brown County Inn Nashville Brown County Tourist Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Nashville Chamber of Commerce Nashville Comfort Inn Nashville Cornerstone Inn Nashville Hotel Nashville Resort Nashville Nashville Town Hall Nashville Salt Creek Golf Course Nashville Aton’s Self Storage 3040 State Street
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