Wine Spots

There is nothing better than sitting on a patio and enjoying a glass of Ohio wine. Did you know  have a pretty long wine history, dating as back as 1804 when Nicholas Longworth moved to Ohio and began producing sparkling Catawba wine grown from grapes he planted in the Ohio River Valley. There are incredible wineries […]

Dinner Spots

El Arepazo – Arepas + steak, avocado & bean salad Lola & Guiseppe’s Trattoria Taco Tuesday at The Kitchen – Every Tuesday (5pm-9pm) they host a pop-up restaurant, so you can come without a reservation and experience The Kitchen without having to cook for yourself. The menu is al a carte and typical price range […]

Fairs and Festivals

Delaware Arts Festival: May 14-15 Asian Festival: May 28-29 Nelsonville Music Festival: June 2-5 Columbus Arts Festival: June 10-12 Park Street Festival: June 10-11 Digfest: June 11 Columbus Pride Festival: June 17-19 Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival: June 17-19 Comfest: June 24-26 Red, White & Boom: July 1 Doo Dah Parade: July 4 North Market […]

Cheap Spots for Kids this Summer

Summer is the best time of year in Columbus. From mid-May through early September, Columbus is filled with fun things to do with your kiddos – a lot of those events being free!  I have compiled a list of  my favorite events that are either free or under $5. Splashpad Spots – Splash pads are […]

Late Night Eating Spots

Dirty Franks Hot Dogs – Downtown & West Broad All-beef, vegan and vegetarian hot dogs, tator tots, etc. Downtown kitchen open until 1:45 a.m. West Broad kitchen, M-Th open until 10:00 p.m., F-Sa open until midnight, Su open until 9:00. Fitzys – Westerville Typical diner food (omelettes, pancakes, sandwiches, fries, hotdogs, etc.) Open 24 hours […]

Dinner Spots for Adults

Looking for a dinner spot that is more adult friendly? 8 State Bistro Barcelona Due Amici Hyde Park Lindeys Martini M at Miranova Ocean Club Refectory Smith and Wollensky The Sycamore Wolfs Ridge Brewing      

Date Spots

I love date nights. They are a fun way to get out of the house and get some one-on-one time with my husband + explore the city.  Date night doesn’t have to be all about fancy nights on the town, but more so finding new and exciting activities to do together. Dinner & a movie […]

Splashpad Spots

Splash pads are the best invention ever – far less fear of water safety mishaps and adults don’t have to get into a bathing suit. Two big reliefs! 😉 We can spend all afternoon at a splash pad. They are easy to get “in and out” of. There is usually lots of running space outside […]

Favorite Playground Spots

Alum Creek Park North – Westerville Friendship Park – Gahanna Fryer Park – Grove City Hannah Park – Gahanna Huber Village Park – Westerville Kaltenbach Park – Dublin Jeffrey Park – Bexley Emerald Fields – Dublin Millstone Creek – Westerville North Orange Park – Powell Whetstone Community Center – Clintonville    

Outdoor Spots for Kids

Columbus Commons Columbus Zoo Metro Parks Olentangy Caverns Playgrounds Scioto Mile Slate Run Historical Farm Splash Pads Stratford  Ecological Center Topiary Park