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At Home Warriors 7.2-7.9

Summer doesn’t have to be a drag! Just because you are spending more time at home, doesn’t mean there aren’t still places to explore, things to do, sports to enjoy, and good food to eat. Here is your At Home Warriors guide for 7.2 – 7.9. Get in on the action or take action in and around Columbus through digital events and activities, open dining options, community support initiatives, and more.

 

CBUS Connect

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TBT The Basketball Tournament: Nationwide Arena is set to host the 2020 TBT Tournament this weekend! We would like to welcome teams to the Arena District and encourage fans to order takeout from a nearby Arena District restaurant to enjoy at home while watching the games. View available carryout options HERE. The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is the $1 million, winner-take-all summer basketball event being televised live on ESPN networks starting this weekend, July 4-14.

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Park Passport: When you live in CBUS there are plenty of amazing walkable parks outside your front door – from the Scioto Mile, visible from Parks Edge Condominiums to the Scioto Audubon, McFerson Commons, in the Arena District and more. If you are looking to cross more Ohio parks off your list and don’t mind the extra hike, check out this essential guide to Ohio State Parks Park Passport, HERE.

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The Best of Boom – Red, White & BOOM!: This summer, Red, White & BOOM! will become a multi-day television and digital event looking back over the years of the tradition of parades honoring veterans and the largest fireworks show in the Midwest! Re-live your favorite memories Fourth of July Weekend by watching “The Best of BOOM!” from your living room on July 1-4 on NBC4, click HERE for more details.

First Ave. Park Renaming: Last week, Grandview Heights’ First Avenue Park was officially dedicated as Ray E. DeGraw Park. The city of Grandview Heights expressed their gratitude to Ray for his leadership, time, and tireless efforts to assist in revitalizing the community. Read more on the @ingrandview Instagram account HERE. Learn more about the former mayor’s impact to Grandview Yard: A Lasting Legacy.

 

Support Local

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This Week’s Flavor Picks: This weekend the patio at Sunny Street Café is BOOMING with flavor with these amazing Red, White & Blue Waffles. Yes, please! Or, order ahead HERE to enjoy at home.

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Ted’s Montana Grill – The holiday weekend calls for an Authentic American meal. Looking for something sweet? Ted’s milkshakes are perfect for an evening stroll around the District! Arena District location is open for patio seating, carryout, and dine-in. View the full menu HERE

Open for dine-in in the Arena DistrictBoston’sBuca Di BeppoJimmy JohnsR BarRodizio GrillSunny Street CaféTed’s Montana Grill and Zoup.

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Winan’s: Cool off with this Blueberry Cold Brew from Winans in Grandview Yard.

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Grandview Yard Dine-In optionsHofbrauhaus, Jason’s DeliPanera Bread and Winans.

Destination Grandview Staycation: Although faraway trips might not be possible for a while, that doesn’t mean that your vacation isn’t right around the corner. The Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU and Courtyard by Marriott Columbus OSU are ready to assist you in creating the perfect “staycation”! Both hotels are situated in Grandview Yard, offer indoor pools, and are surrounded by everything you need to spend the day reconnecting with friends and family by enjoying everything that Grandview Heights has to offer. Plan your staycation with Destination Grandview HERE.

 

MUSIC

Zac Brown Band: For those of you that were all set to see the Zac Brown band at Nationwide Arena Friday, March 13, which was one of the first to be canceled due to the pandemic, we have good news for you! You can still catch him virtually over the weekend! Tune in to “4th with the Family” LIVE on Facebook HERE. The event will feature an acoustic performance from Zac Brown Band. You can also donate toward the event with proceeds benefitting the mental health and wellbeing of veterans through Camp Southern Ground.

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Newport Mix Tape: Put on your favorite flannel, embrace that messy quarantine hair and listen to the sounds of the ’90s with this Newport Throwback Playlist ’92 HERE.

Promowest TV: Re-live some of your favorite Columbus concerts from Express Live and other nearby venues on Promowest TV.

 

LIVING

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Summer in the city: Residents are ready to make a splash this summer and through extra precautionary measures, apartments in the Arena District and Grandview Yard have been able to open despite some of the community pools in downtown Columbus and surrounding areas, remaining closed.

If you’re lucky enough to have your apartment swimming pool open in Columbus this summer, make the experience both fun and safe for you and your neighbors by staying informed and following these simple guidelines.

View virtual tours of amenities by property: Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine/Flats II, Apartments at the Yard.


At Home Warriors 6.19 – 6.25

At Home Warriors 6.19 – 6.25

Just because you are spending more time at home, doesn’t mean there aren’t still places to explore, things to do, sports to enjoy, and good food to eat. Here is your At Home Warriors guide for 6.19 – 6.25. Get in on the action or take action in and around Columbus through digital events and activities, open dining options, community support initiatives and more.

Columbus Connect

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Community Days at Franklin Park Conservatory: Community Days are a chance for Franklin County and City of Columbus residents to enjoy free admissions to experience art, culture and nature on the first Sunday of the month in July and August. Reservations are available for Sunday, July 5 and August 2. Spots are filling up, claim your spot HERE.

COSI Connects: The Franklin County Commissioners and COSI have formed a partnership in an attempt to strengthen child learning while camps and summer programming have been affected by the pandemic. COSI Connects is COSI’s digital doorway for at-home science discovery and learning. They provide exciting and engaging science through COSI videos and hands-on learning you can experience at home. Learn more HERE.

Mid-Ohio Foodbank – volunteer opportunities: Sorting and packaging, shopping for groceries and community gardening are just a few ways you can get involved in volunteering your time at the Mid-Ohio Foodbank. During times of hardship, especially, your time and dedication are so important in serving Ohio families that need nourishment. Feel good and give back. Learn more about volunteer opportunities HERE.

Celebrate Juneteenth in Columbus: Juneteenth is an annual celebration to commemorate the official end of slavery in the United States. From free festivals to park barbeque, marches and pop-up markets, Experience Columbus has put a great list together of ways to show support and get involved this weekend HERE.

LIVING

During this time of change, you may have realized you are ready for a new home – a bigger workspace, closer proximity to parks and recreation, a swimming pool, whatever you are searching for, there are options available. The sales and leasing teams in the Arena District and Grandview Yard want you to feel comfortable, whatever your preference – an online virtual tour, a video walk-through or an in-person tour, they are ready to help you find your new home and preferred lifestyle.

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  • Parks Edge Condominiums: Your lifestyle has an address, make Parks Edge condominiums in the Arena District, your new home. With some of the best views Columbus Downtown has to offer, you’ll enjoy picture-postcard views of the Columbus skyline and riverfront through your floor-to-ceiling windows and from your private balcony. With modern appliances, designer finishes and access to surrounding amenities and rooftop pool, you’ll appreciate the elevated lifestyle experienced as a Parks Edge homeowner. Tour Virtually HERE, or contact the sales team to learn more: 614.221.9900.
  • Flats II Apartments: As a Flats II resident, proximity is everything, within a minute walk to the pool and fitness facility located at the Flats on Vine clubhouse, nearby parks including McFerson Commons and the Scioto Mile, access to the resident only VIP program; providing discounts and promotions to neighboring businesses and events, plus beautiful interiors including granite countertops, wood-like plank flooring, and modern lighting.  Discover the perfect home in the heart of downtown Columbus. View Flats II virtually HERE, or contact the leasing team to schedule an in-person tour 614.225.1500.

Support Local

Carry-out, patio, dine-in

Father’s Day is this Sunday – treat the dad in your life to a special meal this weekend in downtown Columbus!

We also found some unique gift ideas from Grandview Yard businesses:

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  • Winans Grandview Yard: Treat dad to a Winans chocolate-dipped Bourbon or Old-Fashioned bottle and a classic Bourbon Cherry, in partnership with Watershed Distillery. Order HERE.
  • Hofbräuhaus Columbus: Give dad a membership in the 1589 Growler Club for something unique! Includes a 64 oz. ‘drink tank’ growler with lifetime warranty, monthly growler fills and additional discounted fills. Get More Information

More food news:

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  • Boston’s Pizza is now offering resident nights to Arena District and Grandview Yard residents when you show your VIP card! Enjoy 25% Monday – Thursday. View full offer and additional resident VIP details HERE.
  • Zoup! is now offering coffee and breakfast services! Breakfast menu items available 7:30am – 10:30am Monday-Friday. Coffee is served all day and food selections include breakfast sandwiches, berry bread, and a sandwich + drink combo.

Sports and Fitness

Fox Sports Replays: Re-live the excitement, more game replay dates announced!

  • Tuesday, June 23 at 8pm • CBJ vs. Capitals, aired 12.16.2019
  • Wednesday, June 24 at 8pm • CBJ vs. Red Wings, aired 12.17.2019
  • Thursday, June 25 at 8pm and Friday June 26 at 12pm • CBJ vs. Kings, aired 12.19.2019
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TBT – The Basketball Tournament

Carmen’s Crew, The Ohio State alumni team and TBT defending champion, have been given the top overall seed in this year’s 24-team field. All TBT games this summer will be played under quarantine at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, from July 4-14. Carmen’s Crew is organized by former Ohio State Buckeyes star Jared Sullinger (2010-12). Sullinger will coach Carmen’s Crew for the second straight year alongside Evan Turner (2007-10) and Leon Rodgers (Northern Illinois).

TBT’s opening round will take place from July 4-5. The quarterfinals will be held on July 10 and July 11 with the semifinals on July 12. The 2020 TBT Championship Game will be played on July 14, when one player will hit a shot to win his team $1 million.

For more information on Carmen’s Crew and this year’s TBT, visit TheTournament.com.

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Club Pilates: Club Pilates is open and taking extra precautions to make the studio safe and clean by sanitizing every piece of equipment between classes. View the class schedule online: https://www.clubpilates.com/location/grandviewyard

Until next week warriors – please stay safe and continue to show support and love to each other.

 

 


At Home Warriors 6.12-6.18

Just because you are spending more time at home, doesn’t mean there aren’t still places to explore, things to do, sports to enjoy, and good food to eat. Here is your At Home Warriors guide for 6.12 – 6.18. Get in on the action or take action in and around Columbus through digital events and activities, open dining options, community support initiatives and more.

Sports

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The NHL Player Gaming Challenge

The NHL Player Gaming Challenge™ presented by Honda will wrap up this Saturday, June 13 at 3 p.m. ET when Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins takes on former Winnipeg Jets defenseman Joe Morrow in an EA SPORTS™ NHL®20 best-of-three series. During the six-week gaming event, NHL Clubs have been represented by one or two players in a one-time matchup against another Club. All matches are available on NHL platforms: Twitch, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Premiere. Where to Watch: Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Premiere

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TBT

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) announced Nationwide Arena will play host to all 23 games of this year’s event. 24 teams will compete under quarantine July 4-14. “Being the first basketball event to play in the U.S. since March is a monumental task that is only possible with great partners,” said TBT founder and CEO Jon Mugar. “We can’t thank the State of Ohio, Columbus Sports Commission, The Ohio State University and Nationwide Arena enough for their support, not to mention our longstanding partners ESPN, Puma and Zelle®. Everyone is unified in wanting to see basketball on TV again, and our players can’t wait to compete.” Read more HERE.

 

 

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Columbus Cares

Being a part of the Columbus community, one thing is for certain, the residents, businesses and supporters of Columbus, both care and take action. This week alone, we have witnessed community works of art pop up all over the city, charitable donations, gatherings, support for each other and a comaraderie like never before. June 10 – June 11 The Big Give, run by The Columbus Foundation, found support for Ohio nonprofits through raising awareness and funds for animal welfare, arts and culture, education, employment, environment, food and nutrition, health, housing, social services and racial justice. Through their efforts and Columbus support, 44,508 donations were received this year and a total of $32,588,660 was raised in support of the nonprofits in our community. Along with initiatives like the Big Give, we saw Nationwide gather for a ‘Standing in Unity Moving Forward Together’ event that took place in the Arena District Friday morning June 12, where it was announced that $1 million dollars was donated to support efforts that promote social equality and justice through backing of the NAACP, The Bail Project and The Equal Justice Initiative. Even in uncertain times, it’s encouraging to see so much hope and support here in Columbus.

 

Support Local, Eat Local

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Blood Drive at Nationwide Arena

Do your part and give blood to the American Red Cross this Thursday, June 18. The blood drive held at Nationwide Arena and offers you the opportunity to do good while being rewarded. Donors receive a Columbus Zoo BOGO entry coupon and a chance to win 4 Zoombezi Bay passes. To attend, enter through the Front Street lobby of Nationwide Arena from 10AM – 4PM. Walk-ins are welcome but scheduling in advance is preferred.  Schedule at redcrossblood.org.  Use sponsor code: ‘GMC’. Park in the Arena Garage and bring your ticket for validation.

Carry-out, patio, dine-in

What a treat it is to dine-out at a restaurant! Read on for the most recent information on restaurant and patio openings in the Arena District and Grandview Yard.

Now open for dine-in in the Arena District: Boston’sBuca Di BeppoJimmy JohnsR BarRodizio GrillSunny Street CaféTed’s Montana Grill and Zoup.

Residents of the Arena District: Boston’s has recently announced resident nights starting Monday, June 15. Residents that show their resident VIP cards can enjoy 25% off their entire dine-in bill Monday – Thursday. Additionally, 15% off Friday – Sunday.

Grandview Yard Dine-In updates: Hofbrauhaus, Jason’s DeliPanera Bread and Winans are NOW OPEN for dine-in!

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Father’s Day is next Sunday, June 21. Treat dad to a Winans chocolate dipped Bourbon or Old-Fashioned bottle and a classic Bourbon Cherry, in partnership with Watershed Distillery. Order ahead HERE.

LIVING

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Ready to get back out into the apartment hunt? Properties of the Arena District including Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine and Flats II are taking appointments for in person tours. Contact the leasing team HERE. If you prefer to tour from the comforts of your current home, check out the Arena District Living YouTube channel HERE.

 

Until next week warriors – please stay safe and continue to show support and love to each other.


At Home Warriors 6.5-6.11

Just because you are spending more time at home, doesn’t mean there aren’t still places to explore, things to do, sports to enjoy, and good food to eat. Here is your At Home Warriors guide for June 5 – June 11 including activities and updates in and around Columbus including carry-out, delivery, patio and select dine-in options from some of your favorite Arena District and Grandview Yard restaurants, allowing you to live, work and play, safe.

SPORTS

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2020 Playoffs

We’ve been missing our hockey lately but are excited that it will return with the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs! The Columbus Blue Jackets clinched a playoff spot among 24 teams. Columbus will face Toronto in the playoff qualifying series under the format announced by the league. “As we seek some return to normalcy, this is an important day, particularly for NHL fans,” Bettman, Commisioner for the NHL, said. “Since March 12, we have been hopeful and optimistic that by developing all options and alternatives, we could get to this point. I know I join sports fans everywhere when I say we cannot wait for our players to hit the ice again.” The Columbus Blue Jackets share more regarding the NHL framework towards capping the 2019-2020 season HERE.

Have questions about what the NHL’s return to play means for the Columbus Blue Jackets? Get answers to the biggest questions for Columbus fans HERE.

Fox Sports Replays

Re-live the excitement, more game replay dates announced!

Tuesday, June 9 at 8pm • CBJ vs. PENGUINS, aired 4.23.2014

Tuesday, June 16 at 8pm • CBJ vs. Maple Leafs, aired 10.21.2019

Eat Local, Support Local

Carry-out, patio, dine-in

As regulations are being lifted, the restaurants in the Arena District and Grandview Yard are doing all they can to safely serve you. While some restaurants have re-opened patios, others are continuing to add dine-in options. The restaurants are excited to serve their patrons and are thankful for your continued support.

Good news… Veranico has reopened in the Arena District! They are now offering carryout, patio seating and catering. Grab your favorite salad or wrap today.

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Now open for dine-in in the Arena District: Boston’sBuca Di BeppoJimmy JohnsR BarRodizio GrillSunny Street CaféTed’s Montana Grill and Zoup.

Now open for dine in in Grandview Yard: Hofbrauhaus, Jason’s DeliPanera Bread and Winans.

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Get your brunch on! Join Hofbrauhaus this weekend for their NEW brunch menu! Boozy pancakes are a definite must to kick off the weekend in Grandview Yard. In the Arena District, Sunny Street Café is open for dine-in or patio brunch.

While you are out and about this weekend in the Arena District and surrounding downtown areas, we ask that our readers please be extra cautious and stay safe.

Rosie the flower truck

This is sure to brighten up your living space – Rosie the Flower truck is coming to the Arena District for a pop-up flower shop on Thursday, June 11!

Stop by between 11am – 1pm to purchase a flower bouquet for $20, while supplies last.

The flower truck will be parked at the arena’s lower plaza across from the McFerson Commons arch, near the intersection of Nationwide Blvd. and John McConnell Blvd.

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LIVING                     

Flats II apartments

The leasing team at Flats II is ready to help you find your new apartment home. With tours available in-person or virtually, they want to make your apartment search as easy as possible while catering to your touring preference.

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View a virtual overview of Flats II apartments HERE.

Take a virtual tour of the Napa II floor plan with a leasing consultant HERE.

Schedule an in-person tour with the leasing team HERE or call 614.225.1500.

MUSIC

Nationwide Arena

How fun is this? Nationwide Arena reached out to followers socially, to each submit their own song on a Nationwide Arena mixtape! Whether you contributed to the mix, or want to give it a listen, there is a solid mix of songs to share. Click HERE to play the tape.

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PROMOWEST TV

PromoWest TV features live performances from past PromoWest family of venues. Re-live the experience, digitally HERE.

COMING SOON TO CBUS

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:

Columbus Arts Fest in Place June 12-14: One of Columbus’ most anticipated events, The Columbus Arts Festival, of course, found a creative way to allow the art show to go on. The Columbus Arts Fest In Place, is happening June 12-14 and will feature the people that really bring the festival to life: Artists, volunteers, sponsors, patrons and community members. You can shop for your next art piece directly online from 2020 juried Arts Fest artists, explore artists and performers and get involved by participating in the Arts Fest Chalk Challenge! Learn More.

Ohio History Connection June 13 at 4:30 and 8:30PM: Bring the family for a classic drive-in theater experience! Watch Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark from the comfort and safety of your own car in the parking lot at the Ohio History Center. Bring your own snacks or purchase a snack pack there. The show is FREE but registration by car is required, register Learn More.

 

Until next time Warriors….

 


At Home Weekend Warriors, Weekend of 5.1

At Home Weekend Warriors Weekend of 5.1

Just because you are at home, doesn’t mean there aren’t still places to explore, things to do, sports to enjoy, and good food to eat. Here is your Weekend Warriors guide for the weekend of 5.1 in and around Columbus including carry-out and delivery options from your favorite Arena District and Grandview Yard restaurants.

EAT LOCAL, SUPPORT LOCAL

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10. Plan to gift something special for the mom in your life! (Or treat yourself to something sweet!)

Winan’s Grandview Yard: View Mother’s Day gifts available online for shipping or curbside pickup HERE. Pre-order Raspberry Cordials by Monday, May 4!

Sunny Street Café: Pre-order a Brunch with Mom Pack including egg strata, build-your-own parfait kit, cinnamon rolls with sweet cream frosting and a flower. Available for curbside pickup HERE.

Food Carryout & Delivery: Everyday restaurant carryout, delivery and curbside pickup are still available: Order food and drinks in the Arena District HERE and Grandview Yard HERE.

Where to Buy Cloth Face Masks & Support Small Businesses: As we start to slowly emerge from our homes, many of us are looking to purchase a face mask. Columbus Underground has put together a great list of local businesses that have added masks to their retail offerings. Not only will these masks help you to stay safe, we have to admit, they are pretty stylish too. View all locally sourced masks HERE.

MIND AND BODY

We are staying strong and taking care of ourselves. Through positivity and exercise we can do our best to feel our best.

Arena District Athletic Club: View a variety of workouts you can do at your own pace right in your living room. Click HERE to view 3-minute workouts with the Arena District Athletic Club.

6FT 5K: Take part in the 1st (and hopefully the last) Quarantine 6 Feet of separation 5K benefitting Feeding America! Run or walk (virtually) alongside your personal pacer and SweatNET ambassador Jen Dufresne. Via a downloadable MP3 file, Jen will audibly guide you through the race at your selected pace time. Sign up HERE.

Columbus Crew: Physical and mental stress can show up in your body in various forms. Check out 4 at home work outs from the Columbus Crew to promote body and mind recovery allowing your mind and body to relax as you unwind at home. Get started HERE.

Club Pilates: Club Pilates is offering virtual workouts. View weekly class offerings HERE. Call (614.776.0282) or e-mail the studio to get signed up!

SPORTS

CBJ Gaming + Exciting News: The Columbus Blue Jackets have introduced CBJ Gaming, a new initiative that will allow the club to interact with fans through live streams, tournaments, giveaways and more through a variety of e-sports and gaming activities. Click HERE and get your game on! All live streams will be available via the CBJ Gaming Twitch account. Fans can also follow on Twitter and the CBJ Gaming YouTube page.

We are ‘all shook up’ and thrilled to hear that Elvis Merzlikins has signed a two-year contract extension as of last Thursday! Read more about our sensational goalie HERE.

CBJ Game Replays, Fox Sports Ohio:

Sunday, May 3 at 7pm & Monday May 4 at 3pm • MONSTERS vs. HERSHEY BEARS, aired 6.11.2016

Monday, May 4 at 8pm • CBJ vs. PREDATORS, aired 2.10.2001

Tuesday, May 5 at 8pm • CBJ vs. WILD, aired 12.31.2016

Wednesday, May 6 at 8pm • CBJ vs. CAPITALS, aired 4.15.2018

Thursday, May 7 at 8pm • CBJ vs. PENGUINS, aired 4.19.2014

Friday May 8 at 8pm & Saturday May 9 at 12pm • CBJ vs. PENGUINS, aired 12.22.2016

Living

The leasing staff at Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine and Flats II are letting prospects know that they are here for them – prospects can view apartment interiors and request information on apartment availability through virtual tours, email, phone and video chat.

  • Tour the Napa II at Flats II with leasing consultant, Julie HERE.
  • Tour the Sydney at Arena Crossing with leasing consultant, Julie HERE.
  • Or, view all Arena District apartment tours Here.

Activities:

Ohio Shorts with the Wex: One thing we know, there are many Ohioans that have a lot of creative talent. Enjoy Ohio Shorts virtually with a celebration of Ohio-based filmmakers. Available to stream until May 2. Click HERE for free admission.

Bread Sculptures with OSU Urban Art Space: more fun than an afternoon craft, is an afternoon craft you can eat afterwards. Urban Arts Space intern, Lizzie Howald is making functional bread sculptures this week and sharing work by artists in the BFA Senior Projects exhibition. HERE.

Neighborhood Bingo: Arena District Living board HERE Apartments at the Yard board HERE.

Virtual Puzzle:

Arena District, 20 years Puzzle HERE.


Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of March 2, 2020

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of March 2, 2020:

 

Events

Arnold 5K and Arnold 5K Pump & Run

Sunday, March 8 | Greater Columbus Convention Center | 9:15 AM

This Sunday, athletes line up to compete in the Arnold Pump & Run and Arnold 5K! Starting at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, this run will come through the Arena District and around downtown Columbus. Cheer on participants from a neighborhood bar or restaurant as they race through the Arena District!

Note: The Arnold Fitness Expo and trade show has been cancelled. Come out and watch the competition livestream from R Bar over the weekend!

 

Dan + Shay

Sunday, March 8 | Nationwide Arena | 7:00 PM

Solidifying their superstar status with yet another career milestone, GRAMMY-winning duo Dan + Shay tour includes a stop at Nationwide Arena on March 8. Ticket information can be found here!

Performing with The Band CAMINO and Ingrid Andress.

 

 

Giveaway

Winner will receive one FREE fitCAMP session at the Arena District Athletic Club.

fitCAMP:

A 4-week, 16 session high intensity group training program with quick results and lasting benefits. This unique fitness program is designed to be fun, yet challenging, for all fitness levels.

The winner can choose their fitCAMP session – upcoming dates are March 30-April 25 and April 27-May 23. (first time fitCAMP participants only)

Training days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. Flexible class times, choose between morning, afternoon, and evening sessions based on your schedule.

More about fitCAMP: arenaathletic.com

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Sports

Ohio Combat League Presents Arnold Sports Festival Mixed Martial Arts

Friday, March 6 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:30PM

It’s that time of the year again, MMA fans! The Ohio Combat League Presents Arnold Sports Festival Mixed Martial Arts will be held this Friday at EXPRESS LIVE! If you love amateur mixed martial arts, grab your tickets and get ready for a night full of action, as part of the much larger Arnold Sports Festival.

 

Music

Dan + Shay w/ The Band CAMINO & Ingrid Andress

Sunday, March 8 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

GRAMMY Award-winning country music duo, Dan + Shay, are stopping by Columbus’ Nationwide Arena during their first-ever headlining arena tour, aptly titled ‘The (Arena) Tour’. Don’t miss the chance to see these insanely talented superstars sing your favorite hits live—along with openers, The Band CAMINO and Ingrid Andress. Click here for tickets.

 

What We’re Looking Forward To 

Zac Brown Band

Friday, March 13 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning, Zac Brown Band announced they are extending their highly successful The Owl Tour with new dates, including a Friday, March 13 stop at Nationwide Arena—complete with special guests Amos Lee, Poo Bear & Sasha Sirota. Don’t miss your chance to see this country rock band live! Click here for tickets.

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Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!

 


Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of February 24, 2020

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of February 24, 2020:

 

Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Ottawa Senators

Monday, February 24 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Coming to the rink at Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Blue Jackets take to the ice to face-off against the Ottawa Senators. Switch up your Monday routine and get your tickets to see this great game of hockey! If you’re planning on bringing the family out, take advantage of the Columbus Blue Jackets Dispatch Family Value Pack—which includes a game ticket, hot dog, soft drink, popcorn and OhioHealth Ice Haus Skate Pass—just enter the access code FAMILY** when purchasing tickets.

Other Blue Jackets home games at Nationwide Arena this week include:

  • Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Minnesota Wild | Friday, February 28 | 7 PM
    • This Friday is 90’s throwback night, and the first 10K fans get a free fanny pack!

 

Events

Abita Post Mardi Gras Party

Thursday, February 27 | The Half Pint Columbus | 5:00pm

If you can’t celebrate Fat Tuesday this year because of work or other obligations—Abita Brewing Company is hosting a Mardi Gras Party at The Half Pint Columbus this Thursday that will surely kick your weekend off to a great start. Grab a friend or two after work and celebrate the national holiday with $3 pints and more!

 

Excision 2020 Tour: Featuring the Evolution

Thursday, February 27 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 8:00 PM

This Thursday, take part in a virtual apocalypse of twisting and morphing sounds as EXPRESS LIVE! hosts the headbanger DJ of the generation, Excision! Excision mixes a wide variety of musical genres for an intense vibe that gets fans roaring. With special guests Wooli, PhaseOne and Champagne Drip, the show is shaping up to be an unforgettable night! Find your tickets and come see the show!

 

What We’re Looking Forward To

Dan + Shay w/ The Band CAMINO & Ingrid Andress

Sunday, March 8 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

GRAMMY Award-winning country music duo, Dan + Shay, are stopping at Columbus’ Nationwide Arena during their first-ever headlining arena tour, aptly titled ‘The (Arena) Tour’. Don’t miss the chance to see these insanely talented superstars sing your favorite hits live—along with openers, The Band CAMINO and Ingrid Andress. Click here for tickets.

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Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!

 


Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of February 10, 2020

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of February 10, 2020.

 

Valentine’s Day Giveaway

We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, Columbus-style, with the perfect gift opportunity! Enter our exclusive giveaway for the chance to win a sweetheart package from Winans Chocolates + Coffees in Grandview Yard. The prize includes a Winans mug, Highlander Grog medium-roast coffee and a $25 gift card to Winans Chocolates + Coffees.

 

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Food

HEART SHAPED PIZZAS ARE BACK! Nothing says “I a-dough you” like a special heart shaped pizza from Boston’s Pizza in the Arena District. Order between Feb. 7- 14 and Boston’s will donate in support of No Kid Hungry to help fight childhood hunger in America.

 

 

Music

King Princess

Monday, February 10 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

21-year-old singer/songwriter, King Princess, makes a stop in the Arena District tonight with an appearance at EXPRESS LIVE! After overwhelming demand, her concert—which was originally booked for Newport Music Hall—was moved to EXPRESS LIVE! to accommodate the need for space. Kilo Kush will open the show. Get your last-minute tickets and don’t miss what’s sure to be a great concert!

 

Sports 

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Monday, February 10 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Coming to the rink at Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Blue Jackets faceoff against the Tampa Bay Lighting. Get your tickets for this exciting game and come see these two fierce competitors vie for victory! This game is also Ohio Lottery Lucky Night, meaning everyone who attends receives a Blue Jackets scratch-off.

Other home games at Nationwide Arena this week include:

 

  • Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New York Rangers | Friday, February 14 | 7 PM
    • Come out with your significant other for this special Valentine’s Day game!

 

What We’re Looking Forward To

Tim and Eric: 2020 Mandatory Attendance World Tour

Friday, February 21 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

Legendary alternative comedy duo Tim & Eric are making a stop in the Arena District during their world tour, Mandatory Attendance. This laugh-out-loud live show—filled with brand new spoofs, goofs and insanity—is sure to leave audiences in an uproar and wanting more. Check out tickets for this popular event and join the hilarity at EXPRESS LIVE!

 

Chelsea Cutler: How to Be Human Tour

Saturday, February 22 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 8 PM

EDM singer/songwriter Chelsea Cutler is coming to EXPRESS LIVE! next Saturday for her touring show, How to Be Human. Chelsea’s latest album, which recently dropped, features 15 tracks of bouncy yet vulnerable music and lyricism. Alexander 23 and X Lovers will open the show. Get your tickets now before the show sells out!

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Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!

 


Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of January 13, 2020

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of January 13, 2020:

 

Sports

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Tuesday, January 14 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

It’s hockey time again and to kick off a new wave of exciting hockey action the Columbus Blue Jackets invite you to Nationwide Arena for their match against the Boston Bruins. Don’t miss out on the fun—grab tickets for this great game!

 

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Thursday, January 16 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

Back on center ice at Nationwide Arena the Columbus Blue Jackets face off against the Carolina Hurricanes for the third time this season. The Blue Jackets have managed to secure a win in the past two matchups, finishing off the Hurricanes in overtime back in October.

What’s more for our vets, this game is Military Appreciation Night. Special military recognitions will be held throughout the game, and the first 10,000 fans will receive Blue Jackets camo hats. Additionally, USO volunteers will be on-site collecting approved items for USO Support Lounges across the country. Fans who donate any of the items listed here will receive a voucher for one free ticket to an upcoming home game.

 

Get your tickets for this great game of hockey and cheer on the Blue Jackets for the hat trick!

 

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. New Jersey Devils

Saturday, January 18 | Nationwide Arena | 7 PM

It’s been a back and forth game of domination between the Blue Jackets and the New Jersey Devils, as both teams have taken wins from the other by large margins this season. Coming to Nationwide Arena this Saturday, witness the next part of this exciting saga. Find your tickets, grab your seats and become part of the action!

 

Music

Zachariah’s Red Eye Reunion Featuring McGuffey Lane

Saturday, January 18 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

Country rock band McGuffey Lane returns home for Zachariah’s Red Eye Reunion at EXPRESS LIVE! The band found its roots at the now-defunct Zacharia’s Red Eye Saloon in Columbus in 1977 and began hosting annual reunion concerts beginning in 2001. Now, nearly two decades later, the band is once again bringing country rock to the good people of Columbus! Get your tickets for a night of tunes and come see the show!

 

What We’re Looking Forward To

Umphrey’s McGee

Saturday, January 25 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 6:00 PM

Coming to the stage at EXPRESS LIVE!, Umphrey’s McGee brings a night of unforgettable music to the Arena District! These experienced performers bring together a talented mix of jazz, rock, metal and funk that is sure to please any and all musical tastes. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. followed by a spectacular performance by opening band, The New Deal. Grab your tickets and don’t miss this exceptional night!

 

5th Line 5K

Saturday, January 25 | Nationwide Arena | 10 AM

The 5th Line 5K Race presented by OhioHealth and hosted by the Columbus Blue Jackets and M3S Sports is about to get underway! Grab your running shoes and join this 3.1-mile foot race to the finish line at center ice. Afterwards, join in the fun at the concourse level for a post-race party! Register to claim your spot in the race or contact [email protected] for more information.

Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!


Columbus Arena District Digest | Week of January 6, 2020

Have some free time this upcoming week? Wondering what to do, where to go or what to eat in downtown Columbus? Here is the Columbus Arena District Digest for the week of January 6, 2020:

 

Fitness

fitCAMP

Monday, January 6 | Arena District Athletic Club |

Join the Arena District Athletic Club for the first class in a series of 16 high-intensity training sessions—all part of fitCAMP, a four-week group training fitness program. This bootcamp-style training program promises quick results with lasting benefits. Check out pricing for fitCAMP and view a list of additional classes and programs available to the Columbus Arena District.

 

Ice Haus Noon Skate

Mon-Fri | OhioHealth Ice Haus | 12 PM

Looking for a fun way to stay fit after the holiday season? Whether you hug the rail or swirl on center ice, you’ll get a healthy dose of exercise during Noon Skate at the OhioHealth Ice Haus! Take a lunch break and gather family and friends for an afternoon of indoor ice-skating amusement and fun—Monday through Friday.

 

Beauty

MySalonSuite Grandview Yard

1090 Yard Street

If you’re in need of a makeover to start 2020, then head over to MySalonSuite in Grandview Heights for a variety of services done by Columbus’ top beauty professionals! Downtown Columbus Resident VIP offers special discounts/promotions, listed individually by service provider—simply visit their website, scroll to Beauty Professionals at this Location and click details to view the offers.

Not familiar with the Resident VIP program? No problem! Enter our New Year, New You Contest for the chance to win $50 in skin care services from Melanie West at MySalonSuite Grandview Yard.

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Food

With the start of 2020 comes resolutions to live and eat healthier. Luckily, several restaurants in the Arena District offer a selection of healthy menu options to help you conquer your cravings without burning through your calorie count! Here are a few:

 

Veranico Kitchen

401 N Front St. | Menu

Enjoy delicious soups, sandwiches, bowls, salads, house-made juices and more at Veranico Kitchen, located south of the North Market. Check out hours and plan your next meal on their website!

 

Nada

220 W Nationwide Blvd | Menu

Nada mixes healthy with Mexican cuisine, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a variety of margaritas and craft cocktails! Check out Nada’s website for hours and information.

 

Zoup Eatery

155 W. Nationwide Blvd | Menu

Find your next sandwich, salad, bowl or soup at Zoup! Dine-in or order-out a wide variety of daily soups and low-fat food products. Whether you are gluten free, dairy free or vegetarian, there is a dish to be enjoyed for everyone.

 

What We’re Looking Forward To

Zachariah’s Red Eye Reunion Featuring McGuffey Lane

Saturday, January 18 | EXPRESS LIVE! | 7 PM

Country rock band McGuffey Lane returns home for Zachariah’s Red Eye Reunion, brought to  you by EXPRESS LIVE! The band found its roots at Zacharia’s Red Eye Saloon in 1977 and began hosting annual reunion concerts beginning in 2001. Now, at the turn of the decade, the band brings country rock once again to the good people of Columbus! Get your tickets for a night of tunes and come see the show!

 

5th Line 5K

Saturday, January 25 | Nationwide Arena | 10 AM

The 5th Line 5K Race presented by OhioHealth and hosted by the Columbus Blue Jackets and M3S Sports is about to get underway! Grab your running shoes and join this 3.1-mile foot race to the finish line at Nationwide Arena center ice. Afterwards, join in the fun at the concourse level for a post-race party! Participants will receive a 2020 medal, event shirt, Blue Jackets tickets, tumblr and more. Register to claim your spot in the race or contact [email protected] for more information.

 

Stay tuned for our next edition of Arena District Digest!