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Where To Get Thanksgiving Dinner In Columbus Ohio

Columbus Thanksgiving Dinners Whether you want to go out for Thanksgiving dinner or get your meal delivered, you’ll want to keep reading this list of places to get Thanksgiving dinner in Columbus. Cameron Mitchell Enjoy their mouthwatering Thanksgiving “In a Box” which is a complete holiday meal for 10, fully cooked with instructions to heat … Continued

Fall Fun Around Columbus

Looking for fun activities and events this fall in Columbus, Ohio? Pick pumpkins, enjoy apple butter, go on a hay ride, find your way through a maze, pet some farm animals, and more at these great fall activities and events in the Columbus, OH area! Be sure to check each event for ticket information or … Continued

Spotlight: Franklin Park Conservatory

Conservatory and Botanical Gardens In Columbus, Ohio If you’re new to Central Ohio or thinking about moving to Columbus, you may never have heard of the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Locals know and love the place! It’s a great spot if you’re looking for something to do or need an event venue. There’s … Continued

Columbus Downpayment Assistance For 1st Time Buyers

Did you know that the City of Columbus has a special program for first-time home buyers? They sure do! It’s called the American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI). The ADDI program joins with participating lenders to provide funds for low and moderate-income first-time homebuyers in the Columbus City School District. The program can be used in … Continued

Best July 4th Fireworks in Columbus Ohio

Happy 4th of July Columbus! It’s time to kick back and watch the fireworks. The Central Ohio area has so many great fireworks displays to enjoy for this Independence Day. Browse our list Columbus 4th of July fireworks below, and find a Columbus July 4th celebration near you!   Red, White, & BOOM! Celebrate Independence … Continued

Things To Do in Columbus OH For Father’s Day 2022

There’s always something going on in Columbus. We found some great ideas for things to do to celebrate and honor Dad this year. Some are still virtual, but there are in-person options for Father’s Day too!   Home Depot Kids Projects Home Depot offers online DIY guides for all ages and sells the kits needed … Continued

Columbus Ohio Memorial Day Events 2022

In the U.S., Memorial Day is a holiday to honor our heroes, the men and women who gave their lives for our nation. Simultaneously, the long Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer. There are many events around the Columbus area to honor our heroes and enjoy the weather. Memorial Day Events In … Continued

Best Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Columbus OH

SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS! It’s Cinco de Mayo! Believe it or not, Columbus has a lot of great places to celebrate the 5th of May. Get ready to down some margaritas tonight and regret it tomorrow.🍹🍹🍹 Here are a few of the best-rated events and restaurants in Central Ohio for Cinco de Mayo.   via GIPHY … Continued

Columbus OH Farmers Markets 2022

We’re lucky in Central Ohio to have many local Farmer’s Markets! As the weather warms, let’s get out and enjoy our local bounty.   Bexley Natural Market Where: 508 N. Cassady Ave. Columbus, OH 43209 The market has new hours, and they will continue offering online orders.   Clintonville Farmers’ Market Where: N HIGH ST … Continued

Intel Columbus Update: Jobs Posted

Intel is already posting job openings for their new fabs in Columbus! The Intel job postings in Columbus include engineering, construction, project management, and more! Intel plans to build two factories, known as fabs, to be built in New Albany in Licking County, Ohio. “These are high-paying, high-tech jobs, ranging from factory operators and equipment … Continued

Valentine’s Day Ideas For Columbus Ohio [Feb 2022]

Love is in the air in Columbus, Ohio! There are tons of fantastic Central Ohio restaurants to take your date to if you’re doing the classic dinner and flowers evening for Valentine’s Day in Columbus Ohio. BUT, if you’re looking for something extra special and unique to do with your special someone, check out this … Continued

Intel To Build World’s Largest Chip Factory in New Albany OH

Intel is investing $20 billion to build 2 chip fabs in Jersey Township. The two new factories will employ 3,000 people and will have an average salary of $135,000 annually. The project itself is expected to create 17,000 additional jobs indirectly and in construction. This huge project brings new clout to Ohio’s economic development. The … Continued

Best Winter Activities In Columbus Ohio

Indoor Fun It can get pretty cold in Columbus during the winter. So, any list of things to do in Columbus in January must include indoor activities. Michelangelo – A Different View See 45+ works of art under license from the Vatican Museums reproduced via a special technique. Where: Union Station Ballroom – Greater Columbus … Continued

Christmas Lights & Things To Do in Columbus OH [December 2021]

Downtown Columbus Christmas Lights One perennial holiday favorite is, of course, seeing all the Christmas lights. Columbus lights up in spectacular fashion for the Holidays from November 28th to January 3rd. Here are some of the best places in Downtown Columbus to see holiday lights: -Columbus Commons -Lazarus Building -Scioto Mile Get More Info Easton … Continued

Columbus OH Fireworks July 4th 2021

Happy 4th of July Columbus! It’s time to celebrate our nation’s Independence! This July 4th will look a bit different, but we’re still excited to bring you our list of Independence Day celebrations in Central Ohio!   Red, White, & BOOM! Due to the ongoing pandemic, Red, White, & Boom will not be able to … Continued

Columbus Ohio You-Pick Farms

U-Pick Farms In Columbus Ohio

Get out in the fresh air, enjoy some family time, and get some fresh produce while you are at it. Use this list to find U-Pick Farms in the Columbus, Ohio area. Whether you’re looking for berries, pumpkins, apples, or even Christmas trees, you’ll find them below. Franklin County Ohio U-Pick Farms Circle S Farms: … Continued

Christmas Lights & Things To Do in Columbus OH [December 2020]

  We’re compiling the list for 2021. Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter to get the updated list delivered right to your inbox. Downtown Columbus Christmas Lights One perennial holiday favorite is, of course, seeing all the Christmas lights. Columbus lights up in spectacular fashion for the Holidays. Here are some of the … Continued

Pumpkin Patches & Fall Festivals In Columbus Ohio [2020]

Looking for fun activities this fall in Columbus? Pick a pumpkin or some apples, go on a hay ride, find your way through a maze, enjoy a petting zoo, and more at these great Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals in the Columbus OH area! Make sure to check each venue’s COVID-19 guidelines before you visit … Continued

Things To Do in Columbus OH For Father’s Day 2020

There’s always something going on in Columbus, even if it’s virtual. We found some great ideas for things to do to celebrate and honor Dad this year.   Home Depot Digital Kids Projects Home Depot offers online DIY guides for all ages and sells the materials needed on their online store   DIY Father’s Day … Continued

Local Biz Spotlight: The Art Of Music LLC

UPDATE: April 1, 2020 Due to the Corona virus, many favorite local businesses have had to think outside the box. The Art Of Music LLC will be offering a 3-week online session, “On The Road Again.” The Art Of Music LLC will be bagging up all the supplies, materials, and photo instructions for these Art Projects and … Continued

Columbus Biz Spotlight: Pure Barre Polaris

Many people make a New Year’s resolution, but according to U.S. News & World Reports, 80 percent fail by February. Exercising to get in shape is the most popular resolution, with about 20 percent of people wanting to achieve this goal. If you’re like most of us and you’re on your way to failing your … Continued

Holiday Giving In Columbus, Ohio

Central OH Holiday Giving

At the Rita Boswell Group, we’re fortunate to have warm homes, big holiday meals, and beautifully wrapped gifts. This Holiday Season, we want to help foster a charitable spirit for those in Central Ohio who need some of those things we take for granted. Understandably, sometimes busy holiday schedules make it difficult to follow through with … Continued

Things To Do In Columbus OH December 2019

Whether you’re in the mood for a light show, carriage ride, or a classic holiday movie, Columbus OH has it all. Find information for winter fun and Christmas events around Central Ohio.

Pumpkin Patches & Fall Festivals In Columbus Ohio

Looking for things to do this fall in Columbus? Pick a pumpkin or some apples, go on a hay ride, find your way through a maze, enjoy a petting zoo, and more at these great Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals in the Columbus OH area! deMonye’s Greenhouse Ooooooooohhhhh… check out this haunted greenhouse 👻 Address: 2500 … Continued

Columbus OH Moves Up As Hot Real Estate Market

The national real estate market in July 2019 has shifted. In the past, large cities have dominated the top spots, but now small and medium size cities are becoming more sought after. Smaller towns and cities have been favorites lately thanks to the affordability and quality of life that they offer. Columbus, Ohio has seen … Continued

Things To Do in Columbus OH For Father’s Day 2019

There’s always plenty of events and activities to choose from around Columbus. We found some great ideas for things to do to celebrate and honor Dad this year.   Home Depot Free Kids Workshop Build something together at your local Home Depot workshop. Check your local Home Depot to verify schedule.   Make a Fathers … Continued

Columbus Ohio Farmers Markets

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One of the best things about summer in Columbus is the availability of fresh, local produce from one of the many farmers markets. We love supporting local farmers, so here’s our list of farmers markets nearby in Central Ohio. Check their websites and social media for special events or holiday closures. Bexley Farmers’ Market When: … Continued

Columbus Makes Best Places To Live In America List

In a recent article, livability.com ranked cities from around the country on which were the best places to live in the U.S. They only chose 100 cities. Out of those 100, Columbus, Ohio placed 31st. Cities were ranked on everything from civics to infrastructure. Livability.com even evaluated more specific categories, such as the food and … Continued

Columbus OH 12th Best State Capital To Live In

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Columbus, Ohio is a great place to live, work, and play! But, don’t take our word for it. Columbus regularly ranks highly as one of the best places in the U.S. Recently, WalletHub ranked state capitals by “best places to live.” Columbus ranked highly at number twelve! Source: WalletHub To rank which state capitals made … Continued

Columbus OH Makes “10 Best Big Cities To Live In Right Now” List

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Recently Money magazine released its top “10 Best Big Cities To Live In Right Now” and Columbus, Ohio made the list! Money looked at cities with populations of 300k or more. They didn’t include cities with more than double the national crime risk, lack of ethnic diversity, or cities with less than 85% of the … Continued

Delaware Ohio Awarded ‘Great Place In Ohio’

Gold, pink, green ribbon says "Great Place In Ohio" for Delaware Ohio

Delaware, Ohio is a fantastic place to live, work, and play! Residents love the bustling downtown, and so does the Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association. They recently awarded Downtown Delaware a “Great Place In Ohio” designation. This awards program “honors outstanding physical spaces throughout the state that planners have created and nurtured through … Continued

Columbus OH Ranked #1 Rising City For Start Ups

Silicon Valley and large coastal cities make up the majority of where venture capital winds up. However, this influx of capital into places like Silicon Valley has created high prices both inside and outside the start up world. According to Moody’s Analytics, median home prices in San Francisco are at $1.1 million. Meanwhile, business costs … Continued

Worthington OH 43085 Makes Hottest Zip Code List!

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Every year Realtor.com ranks the hottest zips in the U.S., and for at least the last four years, a Central Ohio zip code has made the list. In 2016, Columbus OH 43214 landed at number 23. In 2017, Hilliard OH 43026 made #10 the list. This year, Worthington OH 43085 is in the spotlight at … Continued

Central Ohio Parade Of Homes 2018

Do you LOVE seeing the latest trends in home design and construction? Check out the 2018 Parade of Homes! See seven gorgeous homes built by premier area builders: 3 Pillar Homes, Arthur Rutenberg Homes, Bob Webb Homes, Coppertree Homes, Manor Homes, Memmer Homes, and Romanelli & Hughes. These high-end homes offer the latest features, floor … Continued