Fun Spots for the Week: May 23 – May 29

Meet up with Columbus Landmarks at Columbus Public Health on Monday for an hour long walk where you’ll learn about the history of the area. Free. Start the week off with a relaxing yoga session at Blendon Woods. All age groups and levels welcome. Bring a towel or mat! Free. Sports Ohio has open play […]

Fun Spots for the Week: May 16 – May 22

Head to the Dublin Community Recreation Center for Preschool Open Gym on Monday morning. Meet Columbus Landmarks at North Market on Monday at 7 p.m. for a FREE educational walk, where you’ll be led by expert historians and guides throughout the Arena District area. Monday, join The Hills Market Downtown for a happy hour of […]

Weekend Recap

All I can tell you is, I had one hell of a weekend. Weekends like this give me life and deepen the love that I already have for Columbus. Friday night, my husband and I had dinner at Eddie Merlot’s. When the opportunity arises for a celebration – this is one of our go-to restaurants […]

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      

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 […]