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Up Front in Cbus | October 23-29

Team Up with Columbus Sports

Register for the Virtual Columbus Clippers 4 Miler

Looking for an excuse to get active? The Columbus Clippers are challenging walkers and runners to a Virtual 4 Miler. Open to anyone and everyone, the rules are simple and easy—just run or walk four miles any time between November 20-22. Once you sign up, the Clippers will send you a variety of exclusive swag and memorabilia. The 2020 Virtual Columbus Clippers 4 Miler is limited to the first 1,000 runners & walkers, so register now!

Donate Blood for the 2020 Blood Battle

Held every fall, The Blood Battle is an annual competition between The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan. The blood collection competition takes place between students from each university and determines who can collect the most blood to impact patient lives in the community. There will be two participating blood drive locations within Grandview Yard. One on Saturday, November 7 at Hofbräuhaus Columbus, and another from November 13-14 at Hyatt Place Columbus/OSU. And no, you don’t have to be a Buckeye fan to donate.

 

Columbus Living

Participate in This Year’s Virtual Pumpkin Contest

The Apartments at the Yard and Arena District Living teams are showing their Halloween spirit and battling for the title of best pumpkin in this year’s virtual pumpkin contest! Running now through October 31, you can follow on Facebook to view each teams’ creative designs—because who doesn’t enjoy a beautifully decorated pumpkin?

Take Advantage of the City’s Most Elaborate Costume Party

It’s the party that Columbus residents look forward to year-round, HighBall Halloween! Hosted by HighBall Columbus, this year’s event will be taking place virtually. Beginning as a one-night event in 2008 and continuing to thrive, HighBall Halloween’s costume contest is a way to support local artists and designers in a safe and supportive manner. So, put on your favorite costume and get ready for the chance to win $100.

Take a Virtual Downtown Columbus Apartment Tour

Looking to view an apartment with social distancing in mind? There’s now a new way to discover your next home, with virtual apartment tours! Whether you’re looking for a place in the Arena District or Grandview Yard, take a detailed look at dozens of downtown Columbus units from the convenience of your device.

 

Food & Drink

Where to Watch the Game this Football Season

Looking for a place to get your football fix this season? Try watching the game at a local bar or restaurant—neighborhood spots in the Arena District and Grandview Yard are open and offering special deals during gameday!

Wear your scarlet and grey attire to get a free pretzel with bier cheese during OSU football games at the Hofbräuhaus Columbus; visit Whistle & Keg for 50% off ALL taps on Sundays during NFL Sunday Funday; or swing by Boston’s Pizza for the ultimate comfort food in the presence of dozens of big-screen TVs. Plus, you can always bring the tailgate home by ordering carryout food and drinks!

 

Arena’s 20th Anniversary

Nationwide Arena Milestones

This month marks 20 years since the opening of Nationwide Arena! Check out the interactive Arena District webpage dedicated to the Arena and Blue Jackets’ 20th anniversary. Look back at 20 years of Milestone Moments, click through achieved construction photos and videos, and see fans’ favorite memories at the arena tagged with #MyArenaMemory.

#MyArenaMemory

What are YOUR favorite arena moments? Did you attend a Blue Jackets season opener? Or maybe you caught a guitar pick from a concert at Nationwide Arena? Don’t forget to share your photos on social media by using the hashtag #MyArenaMemory and tagging @ArenaDistrict on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter. Each week the Arena District shares archived photos, milestone moments, and special events that have occurred over the course of 20 years.


Up Front in Cbus | October 16-22

Columbus Living

Get Your Apartment in the Halloween Spirit

Halloween is coming up fast! Have you decorated your apartment yet? If not, getting in the spirit can be simple and fun. Try hanging some black curtains or creepy decorations, playing scary music or organizing jack-o-lanterns throughout your home. You can go crazy with colors or opt to be subtly spooky—the choice is yours! Check out more Halloween decorating tips for your apartment here.

Happy Howl-o-ween from Columbus Downtown Apartments

Don’t forget about your furry friends this Halloween! Columbus Downtown Apartments, which includes Apartments at the Yard, Flats on Vine, and Flats II which are cat- and dog-friendly and Arena Crossing is cat friendly. So, before you go on that afternoon walk, give your apartment neighbors “pumpkin” to talk about, and dress your pet in an adorable Howl-o-ween costume!

Up Front in Cbus | October 16-22

Take A Fall Walk Around McFerson Commons

Fall is in the air! Leaves are changing from green to bright red, orange and yellow, creating a gorgeous blend of colors throughout the area. If you’re looking for a way to soak in the beauty, try taking a walk around McFerson Commons Park—which overlooks the Arena District—and Scioto Mile! With miles of green space and plenty of trees to admire, there is a ton to see and experience during a stroll throughout this network of downtown Columbus parks, boulevards, bikeways and paths!

 

Food & Drink

Celebrate Zoup! 20th Anniversary with a Special Offer

You know what goes great with fall weather? A bowl of warm, comforting soup! That’s why Zoup! Arena District is celebrating 20 years of Nationwide Arena and the Columbus Blue Jackets with a special anniversary offer—through October 31, you can order online and enter coupon code ARENA20 during checkout to receive 20% off any delivery, store pickup or curbside order. Take advantage of this hot deal before it’s too late!

Catch Some Good Vibes at Brekkie Shack

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or brunch, spend your morning surrounded by good vibes at Brekkie Shack in Grandview Yard. With baked goods made from scratch and a full drink menu to pair with your meal—including cocktails featuring Cbus distillers and locally roasted coffee—the restaurant really does have it all. What’s more, you can enjoy your meal to-go, or stay for a while and soak up the sun on the patio!

 

Team Up with Cbus Sports

Participate in the Columbus Clippers Blood Drive

Looking for a way to give back to the Columbus community? On Wednesday, October 28, the Columbus Clippers are teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at Huntington Park—and they need your help. Open for donations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., every presenting donor will receive two (2) reserved tickets to a future Clippers game and a COVID-19 Antibody Test. Visit www.redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code “clippers” to sign up today—blood donations are needed now, more than ever.

Live to Explore Cbus

Learn more about Columbus’ thriving neighborhoods through the eyes of influential people who live, work and play in the area with Live to Explore Cbus! This week highlighted the Arena District with Dante Washington, director of team strategic partnerships and business development with the Columbus Crew SC and former striker for the Crew. Washington spoke about why the Arena District is special to him and what he’s looking forward to most about the new stadium. Get an inside look at the stadium’s construction progress with photos from Columbus CEO.

 

Nationwide Arena Celebrates 20 Years

Nationwide Arena Milestones

To celebrate 20 years of Nationwide Arena this month, this interactive Arena District webpage is dedicated to the Arena and Blue Jackets’ 20th anniversary! Check out the timeline of Nationwide Arena milestone events, click through achieved construction photos and videos, and see fan’s favorite memories at the arena tagged with #MyArenaMemory.

#MyArenaMemory

What are YOUR favorite arena moments? Did you attend a Blue Jackets season opener? Or maybe you caught a guitar pick from a concert at Nationwide Arena? Share your photos on social media by using the hashtag #MyArenaMemory and tagging @ArenaDistrict on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter. Each week the Arena District shares archived photos, milestone moments, and favorite events that have occurred over the course of 20 years.

Columbus Blue Jackets Celebrate 20th Season

The Columbus Blue Jackets designed a special 20th season logo to celebrate the franchise’s 20th season in the National Hockey League! If you’re as excited as us about the Blue Jackets 20th season, check out the Blue Jackets fan page and try taking the “You Don’t Know Jack(ets)” quiz for a chance to win a CBJ 20th Anniversary prize pack.

 


Up Front in Cbus | October 9-16

Nationwide Arena Celebrates 20 Years

Nationwide Arena Milestones

To celebrate 20 years of Nationwide Arena this month, this interactive Arena District webpage is dedicated to the Arena and Blue Jackets’ 20th anniversary! Check out the timeline of Nationwide Arena milestone events, click through achieved construction photos and videos, and see fan’s favorite memories at the arena tagged with #MyArenaMemory.

#MyArenaMemory

What are YOUR favorite arena moments? Did you attend a Blue Jackets season opener? Or maybe you caught a guitar pick from a concert at Nationwide Arena? Share your photos on social media by using the hashtag #MyArenaMemory and tagging @ArenaDistrict on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter. Each week the Arena District shares archived photos, milestone moments, and favorite events that have occurred over the course of 20 years.

Columbus Blue Jackets Celebrate 20th Season

The Columbus Blue Jackets designed a special 20th season logo to celebrate the franchise’s 20th season in the National Hockey League!. If you’re as excited as us about the Blue Jackets 20th season, check out the Blue Jackets fan page and try taking the “You Don’t Know Jack(ets)” quiz for a chance to win a CBJ 20th Anniversary prize pack.

 

Food & Drinks

Stop in for Authentic American Dining at Ted’s Montana Grill

Take a trip to the Old West and enjoy some classic American cuisine at Ted’s Montana Grill. A perfect destination for lunch or dinner, Ted’s upscale, casual restaurant offers an assortment of fresh, made-from-scratch foods, and a bar with premium spirits. Plus, the Avalon Burger is guaranteed to be delicious, whether you’re dining in or enjoying it to-go! View the full menu here.

Up Front in Cbus | October 9-16

Enjoy Fall Sweets at Winans Grandview Yard

Have you been craving a delicious fall treat? Well, look no further than Winans Chocolates + Coffees + Wine. The Grandview Yard location has officially stocked up on must-have sweets for the fall season. Ranging from milk chocolate pumpkin suckers to fall assorted mini jewels, you can taste the festivities in every bite. Check out the complete list of treats and try them for yourself.

 

 

Events & Entertainment

Listen to Live Music at Hofbräuhaus Columbus

Live music is back at Hofbräuhaus Columbus! Stop in on a Friday or Saturday after 6 p.m. and enjoy the very best in authentic Bavarian bier, food and entertainment. Try the restaurant’s very own haus-brewed Festbier, on tap now! Haus-brewed and delicious, this Amber Lager with a slightly spicy hint of hops in flavor and finish was made to celebrate the wedding of Prince Ludwig in its original form.

Dress Up in Your Best Costume During HighBall Halloween

The city’s most elaborate costume party, HighBall Halloween hosted by HighBall Columbus, will be taking place virtually this year. Beginning as a one-night event in 2008, and continuing to thrive over the years, HighBall Halloween’s costume contest is a way to support local artists and designers in a safe and supportive manner.

 

 

Columbus Living

Choosing an Established Neighborhood in Arena District

Looking to live downtown in a well-kept neighborhood? Try exploring properties in the Arena District like Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine or Flats II. With bars, restaurants, and entertainment just walking distance from home, living here surrounds you with everything you need to live, work and play in style. Including patrolled security, 24-hour maintenance, and an intercom entry system, you can feel safe while living in the heart of downtown. Plus, with amenities like outdoor pools, private balconies, and an outdoor kitchen and BBQ area, you may never want to leave home. Learn more about apartment amenities and availability on the Arena District website.

Finding a Pet Friendly Apartment

Looking for a spot downtown that is pet friendly? There are plenty of Columbus Downtown Apartments to choose from. For example, Apartments at the Yard are cat and dog friendly, Arena Crossing allows your feline friends, and Flats on Vine and Flats II recently updated their pet policy, making both properties cat and dog friendly!

Live like a VIPDid you know when you live in the Arena District and Grandview Yard, you are granted special access to a Resident VIP Program? Upon move-in residents receive a VIP card which unlocks access to nearly 30 resident’s VIP offerings and discounts. Recently added, Whistle & Keg is offering residents 25% off for Happy Hour from 4-7pm every Tuesday – Friday.


Up Front in Cbus | October 2-8


 

Arena District Celebrates 20 Years with #MyArenaMemory

This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nationwide Arena, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the development of the Arena District!

What are YOUR favorite Arena moments? Did you attend a Blue Jackets season opener? Or maybe you caught a guitar pick from a concert at Nationwide Arena? Share your photos on social media by using the hashtag #MyArenaMemory and tagging @ArenaDistrict on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Each week the Arena District shares archived photos, milestone moments, and favorite events that have occurred over the course of 20 years.

 

Dining & Entertainment

Enjoy Autumn with Al Fresco Dining at Buca di Beppo Arena District

Not too hot. Not too cold. Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor dining in downtown Columbus! If you’re craving Italian food, Buca di Beppo in the Arena District is the perfect destination. Not only do they feature a large al fresco patio, but their Daily Meal Deals let you order more, spend less and save leftovers for tomorrow! Click here to make your reservation now.

Go Behind the Scenes in Columbus with the Live Further Live Podcast

If you want a more behind-the-scenes look at things to do and see in Columbus, then you’ll get a kick listening to Experience Columbus’ new Live Forward Live podcast. Recent episodes include stories on the Columbus Zoo, ideas for keeping kids entertained and spotlights on diverse members of the business community. Listen to the latest episode now!

 

Health & Wellness

The Columbus Clippers Virtually Challenge You to a Four-Miler

Looking for an excuse to get active? The Columbus Clippers are challenging walkers and runners to a Virtual 4 Miler. Open to anyone and everyone, the rules are simple and easy—just run or walk four miles any time between November 20-22. Once you sign up, the Clippers will send you a variety of exclusive swag and memorabilia. The 2020 Virtual Columbus Clippers 4 Miler is limited to the first 1,000 runners & walkers, so register now!

Up Front in Cbus | October 2-8

Arena District Athletic Club

Thinking about bringing your workout routine indoors for the fall and winter? Arena District Athletic Club—newly reopened with enhanced cleaning protocols and social distancing measures—is currently accepting new members! There’s no better time to join, with special month-to-month membership options and a variety of amenities for members. Here’s what you can expect from the ADAC experience. [LINK TO VIDEO]

Find a New Medical Professional in the Arena District and Grandview Yard

Need a new medical provider in downtown Columbus? Top medical professionals can be found throughout Grandview Yard and the Arena District—from eyecare at Grandview Vision Center, to women’s health providers at Columbus OBGYN, to dental and hearing services. October is Breast Awareness Month, and Columbus OBGYN makes it easy to schedule a screening appointment. Visit their website to learn more about their cutting-edge 3D Mammography.

 

Columbus Living

Grandview Yard Offers 1-Bedroom Living in a “SubUrban” Environment

Renting in downtown Columbus is great, but for some, there are also perks to living in a  suburban-neighborhood. Good news, you can enjoy the best of both worlds in Grandview Yard! Enjoy the comforts of the suburbs and the proximity of downtown Columbus. View 1-bedroom floor plans available now in the Baldwin, Porter, Pullman, Brooks, and Keystone buildings.

Brand New Apartments in Grandview Yard

Nestled in the heart of Grandview Yard, right down the street from Winans, is the newly built, ultra-modern Kipton building—the latest property within Apartments at the Yard. Residents enjoy access to nearby conveniences like the Giant Eagle Market District, local dining from restaurants like Brekkie Shack and loads of service providers—along with green spaces, parks and pet walking stations. Take a quick virtual tour of this extraordinary property now.

 

Live Like a VIP

Residents of Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine, Flats II and Apartments at the Yard receive a resident VIP card inclusive of nearly 30 special discounts and promotions throughout the entire year! Check-in to view the current Resident VIP offerings from neighboring bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in the Arena District and Grandview Yard.

Fans of Arena District’s popular Boston’s restaurant and sports bar will be happy to hear Resident Nights at Boston’s has been extended from Monday to Friday 4-10 PM and includes 25% off your entire bill. Grab some friends or take the family out for this delicious dining experience.