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Up Front in Cbus | October 8 – October 22, 2021

Columbus Sports

Columbus Hockey is Back

The Columbus Blue Jackets are back for their 2021-2022 season! Head over to Nationwide Arena to cheer them on at their first regular season home game against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, October 14 at 7 p.m. Can’t wait to see the action? Cheer them on at their preseason game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, October 9 at 7 p.m.

Opening Night Plaza Party info can be found here.

Check out the 2021-22 season schedule here.

View Nationwide Arena fan safety guidelines here.

 

Matchday in Columbus

Root for The Crew at Lower.com Field throughout October at the team’s upcoming home matches:

  • October 16, 2021 at 6 p.m. | Columbus Crew vs. Inter Miami CF
  • October 23, 2021, at 6 p.m. | Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls
  • October 27, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. | Columbus Crew vs. Orlando City SC

View the full 2021 season schedule here.

 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon

The annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon is back! Cheer on runners as they race to the finish line Sunday, October 17 and celebrate 10 years of supporting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For more information, click here.

 

Columbus Entertainment

A Night Out in Downtown Columbus

With countless performance venues to choose from, the Arena District is the ultimate entertainment destination! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on shows and events coming to Columbus.

Don’t miss these upcoming events:

Stay safe and have fun! Concert goers must now provide proof of vaccination when visiting Express LIVE!, A&R Music Bar and The Basement. Click here for more details on PromoWest’s updated health policy.

 

Highball Halloween at Express LIVE!

Celebrate Halloween like you never have before! Highball Halloween is returning to Columbus on October 23 and this year will be at a new location, Express LIVE! Enjoy a live performance from MojoFlo and the West Family, watch the White Castle Costume Couture Fashion Show, and enter the Out of the Closet Public Costume Contest. Get your tickets here before it’s too late!

 

Health & Wellness

Fall Into Fitness

Fall is here–and there’s no better time to get active! Group fitness classes are back at the Arena District Athletic Club. Offering a range of options from Total Strength to Zen Yoga, this is a great way to stay fit as temperatures begin to drop and you move your workout indoors. Click here for more information.

 

Food & Drink

Oktoberfest at BD’s Mongolian Grill

BD’s Mongolian Grill is NOW OPEN in the Arena District! Celebrate Oktoberfest at BD’s with new sausages, cheddar cheese sauce, and $3 Sam Adams pints–the perfect companion for cooler weather and hot stir-fry. Thirsty for more than a pint? Get a 20oz for just $4!

 

Pumpkin Pancakes are Back

Sunny Street Café’s legendary pumpkin pancakes are back! These delicious flapjacks make for the perfect fall breakfast. Try them with Sunny Street’s tres leches drizzle and cinnamon butter for a mouthwatering flavor to enjoy all month long.

 

Fall Treats and Live Music

Winans caramel apples–the sweet treat we’ve all been waiting for–are now available! Call into your Grandview location to check inventory in advance, as these favorites will go fast. You can also pop in and spend time inside with your favorite fall coffee. Hurry in soon, they won’t be here long!

You can also join Winans every Friday from 6-9 p.m. starting now until Thanksgiving for a night of live music. This week’s event will feature music from Steve Pratt. Click here for more information.

 

Brekkie Brunch

In the mood for a sweet and savory brunch? Head over to Brekkie Shack and enjoy a variety of deliciously healthy plant-based dishes. The ‘All the Feels Egg Sandwich,’ an egg soufflé served on ​​multigrain bread loaded with bacon, white cheddar, crispy brussel sprouts and maple sauce, is an eggcellent way to start the day!

 

Columbus Living

With three premier sports venues to cheer from and dozens of restaurants and bars nearby, downtown Columbus is the place to be! Live in the heart of all the action. View Arena District apartment offerings by taking a virtual tour on YouTube.

Looking for a more relaxed setting? Get the best of both worlds with Apartments at the Yard. A quick bike ride down the Olentangy Trail, Grandview Yard offers a suburban atmosphere close to the action of the Arena District. Take a virtual tour of the countless apartments available in Grandview Yard here.

Check out all of the exclusive offers residents at the Arena District and Grandview Yard can enjoy all year long by visiting our VIP Resident pages.

 


Up Front in Cbus | September 17 – October 1, 2021

Food & Drink

New Lunch and Dinner Spot 

Moran’s Bar and Grille, the Arena District’s newest restaurant, is now open! Whether you’re looking for burgers and beer before a game or cocktails with friends on the patio, Moran’s is the perfect place to spend time with your closest friends. Stop by Monday through Friday from 3-7pm for happy hour!

The Moran’s restaurant concept comes from the story of a prominent Chicago mob boss who spent time behind bars in the Ohio penitentiary. View the menu and more about Moran’s: https://www.moransbarandgrille.com.

Moran’s is located at 415 N Front St.

Monday – Thursday: 11am – 10pm

Friday and Saturday: 11am – 11pm

Sunday: 11am – 9pm

 

Prost to Grandview Oktoberfest

Hofbräuhaus Columbus has been celebrating Oktoberfest all month and it continues this weekend! Stop in September 17 and 18 for great biers and food, live music, family fun, and more! The party starts Friday at 5:00pm and Saturday at 2:00pm. 

 

Get Your Fall Coffee Fix

Fall coffee flavors are back at Winans in Grandview Yard! Mix it up while it’s still warm outside and ask for yours in a frappe or over ice. Drop by and try the following drinks:

  • Cozy Caramel | brown sugar cinnamon + caramel
  • Pumpkin Pie Latte | pumpkin + vanilla
  • Banana Nut Mocha | chocolate + banana + praline
  • Fireside Steamer | chocolate + cinnamon + toasted marshmallow

 

Columbus Sports

Cheer on Your Favorite Columbus Teams

Head to the Arena District on September 29 for an epic day of Columbus sports! Cheer on the Blue Jackets at their pre-season game, the Crew as they take on Cruz Azul in the 2021 Campeones Cup AND the Clippers as they kick off their final homestand of the season. 

Reserve parking online before joining your group at one of the dozens of restaurants or bars surrounding Nationwide Arena, Huntington Park and Lower.com Field.

Visit the Arena District Sports page to stay updated on upcoming home game schedules and special sporting events.

 

Watch the Crew in Action

Head over to Lower.com Field and cheer on the MLS champs as they take on CF Montreal on Saturday, September 25, and battle Cruz Azul in the 2021 Campeones Cup on Wednesday, September 29. Check out the team’s full schedule here

 

End the Baseball Season with the Clippers 

Mark your calendars—the Columbus Clippers take on the Louisville Bats in their FINAL homestand of the season from September 29-October 3. Celebrate the end of the 2021 season with various game-day specials, including fan favorites like Dollar Night Wednesdays and Thirsty Thursdays and special post-game fireworks on select nights! 

Check out the 2021 season schedule and game specials here

 

Columbus Hockey is Back!

Celebrate the return of the hockey season at the Cannon Blast 5K on September 25, joining fellow fans in a celebratory 3.1-mile run/walk at Nationwide Arena. All participants will receive two tickets to a select Jackets home game! For more information, click here.

 

Catch the Blue Jackets on Ice

Join your Columbus Blue Jackets on September 28 at their pre-season opener. Buy tickets here to watch the action live, or stop by your favorite Arena District restaurant or bar to grab some delicious bites and cold brews while you watch the game.

Click here to view the 2021-22 season schedule.

 

The Arnold Classic Returns to Columbus

Watch the world’s best bodybuilders strut their stuff at the Arnold Classic on Friday, September 24 and Saturday, September 25. The famed multi-athletic competition will have various activities for all to join in on the fun. Get your tickets here before they’re gone!

 

Columbus Entertainment

Live Events in Downtown Columbus

Make the most of your night with live events and performances at EXPRESS LIVE! and Nationwide Arena! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on shows and events coming to Columbus.

Upcoming events include: 

Stay safe and have fun! Concert goers must now provide proof of vaccination when visiting Express LIVE!, A&R Music Bar and The Basement. Click here for more detail on PromoWest’s updated health policy.

 

Highball Halloween at Express LIVE! 

For the first time ever, HighBall Halloween will take place on the outdoor stage at Express LIVE! on October 23. Enjoy a live performance from MojoFlo and the West Family, watch the White Castle Costume Couture Fashion Show and enter the Out of the Closet Public Costume Contest. Click here for more information.

 

Columbus Living 

Enjoy VIP Treatment All Year Long

Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine, Flats II and Apartments at the Yard residents have special access to nearly 30 special discounts and promotions throughout the entire year! 

Visit our Arena District and Grandview Yard VIP Resident pages to view the current offerings from neighboring bars, restaurants and entertainment venues in downtown Columbus.


Up Front in Cbus | September 3-17, 2021

Columbus Entertainment

Events Coming to Downtown Columbus

Live events and performances are back at EXPRESS LIVE! and Nationwide Arena! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on shows and events coming to Columbus.

Upcoming events include: 

 

Stay safe and have fun! Concert goers must now provide proof of vaccination when visiting Express LIVE!, A&R Music Bar and The Basement. Click here for more detail on PromoWest’s updated health policy.

 

GIVEAWAY ALERT

We’re celebrating the return of live events and performances with a giveaway! Fill out the entry form below for a chance to win tickets to Flogging Molly & Violent Femmes or Loper & Randi’s Summer Smokeout.

Flogging Molly + Violent Femmes Ticket Giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Loper & Randi’s Summer Smokeout Ticket Giveaway

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

Columbus Sports

Party at Huntington Park

Head to Huntington Park early on Saturday, September 11 for a Party-at-the-Park pre-game concert! Bands will play live music from 5:30-6:45 PM on the Yueng-Wing Stage on the Right Field Concourse. Have some time to spare after the game? Stick around to enjoy a post-game fireworks show.

Cheer on the team all month long as they take on the St. Paul Saints September 3-5 and the Gwinnett Stripers September 7-12. With amazing daily deals like Dime-A-Dog Tuesdays, Dollar Night Wednesdays and Thirsty Thursdays, you’ll never strike out on a great time at the ballpark! 

Check out the 2021 season schedule and game specials here


Kick Off Hockey Season at the Cannon Blast 5K

The 2021-2022 hockey season is quickly approaching. Celebrate the start of the season with fellow fans at the Cannon Blast 5K on September 25 at Nationwide Arena. Race to the finish line and receive two tickets to a select Jackets home game! Click here for more information.

The Columbus Blue Jackets kick off their 2021-2022 season at Nationwide Arena on October 14. Tickets are on sale now—click here to view the season schedule.

 

2021 HockeyFest Tournament

Show off your skills at the two-day HockeyFest Tournament at Nationwide Arena. North America’s largest street hockey tournament will take place September 11-12 and includes various competitions and activities for everyone to enjoy. Click here for more information.

 

Enjoy the Action in the Arena District

With three premier sports venues to cheer from, the Arena District is truly a sports destination for locals and visitors. Visit the Arena District Sports page to stay updated on upcoming home game schedules and special sporting events.

Get the ultimate game day experience and explore the Arena District before each home game! Reserve parking online before joining friends at one of the dozens of restaurants or bars surrounding EXPRESS LIVE, Nationwide Arena, Huntington Park and Lower.com Field.

 

Health & Wellness

Stay in Shape

Fall may be fast approaching, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start a new fitness routine! Club Pilates Grandview Yard offers a range of classes that challenge your mind as well as your body. Get on a path to a richer, more fulfilling life and take a free intro class today. Click here for more information.

 

Get Fit With Your Friends

Challenge your friends (and yourself) to stay healthy this fall and sign up for group classes at the Arena District Athletic Club! The first classes start back on Tuesday, September 7 for Club members and guests. Check out the schedule and book your next class here.

 

New Season, New Look

Freshen up your look for the fall season at MY SALON Suite! Whether you’re looking to change up your hairstyle or maintain your summer glow, MY SALON Suite is a one-stop-shop for all your beauty and spa needs. Services offered include hair, nails, skin, laser treatments, botox, eyelashes, waxing, spray tanning, and much more. Book your appointment here.

 

Columbus Living 

Make the Most of Your Summer

Take in the last days of summer in downtown Columbus! Apartments in the Arena District and Grandview Yard are surrounded by various picture-perfect outdoor locations for all residents to enjoy. 

Enjoy lunch at McFerson Commons or grab a bike from a nearby CoGo station and ride around the city on the Scioto Mile. The Olentangy Trail is perfect for exercise and exploring downtown Columbus. Alongside the Olentangy River, the trail begins at Hofbrauhaus Columbus and takes you to Lower.com Field, where you can cheer on the Columbus Crew. 

 

A Perfect Day in Grandview

Spending time in Grandview Heights is a great way to experience the suburbs while still being conveniently close to the Columbus downtown area. Tobias Banks, a Grandview Yard resident, shares a few of his favorite things about living in the thriving neighborhood here.

Here’s a peek into his agenda for the “perfect day” in Grandview:

  • Grab a delicious breakfast from Brekkie Shack and save a yummy sweet for later
  • Head to the pool for some sun and drinks for a few hours in the afternoon
  • Meet up with friends for happy hour at Habaneros (on the patio, of course)

Up Front in Cbus | August 20- September 3

Columbus Sports

Game Day in the Arena District

With three premier sports venues to cheer from, the Arena District is truly a sports destination for locals and visitors. Visit the Arena District Sports page to stay updated on upcoming home game schedules and special sporting events.

Don’t forget to come early for the full Arena District experience! Before each home Clippers game and Crew match, you can reserve parking online in advance. Grab a bite and take in the action from an Arena District restaurant or bar surrounding Huntington Park and Lower.com Field.

Fast forward: On September 29, the Crew, Clippers, and Blue Jackets all have scheduled home games in the Arena District. Plan ahead for your game day and get ready for an epic night for Columbus sports teams!

 

Cheer on the Champions

Root for the reigning MLS Cup Champions, Columbus Crew, as they take on Liga MX’s Campeón de Campeones, Cruz Azul, in the 2021 Campeones Cup at Lower.com Field on September 29. Click here for ticket information.

You can also join the Columbus Crew at an upcoming home match throughout August. 

  • August 21 @ 5:30 PM | Columbus Crew vs. Seattle Sounders FC
  • August 27 @ 6:30 PM | Columbus Crew vs. FC Cincinnati

Take a look at the full Crew schedule here.

 

Catch a Columbus Clippers Game 

Mark your calendars for the Columbus Clippers homestand against the St. Paul Saints from August 31-September 5. Grab some pals, head down to Huntington Park and enjoy a variety of game-day specials throughout the season—including fan favorites like Dime-A-Dog Tuesdays, Dollar Night Wednesdays and Thirsty Thursdays! 

Check out the 2021 season schedule and game specials here

 

Blue Jackets Hockey is Coming

The Columbus Blue Jackets kick off their 2021-2022 season at Nationwide Arena on October 14. Single-game tickets go on sale August 20 at 10 a.m.—click here to be among the first to secure tickets. Stay tuned for the lineup of fan activities on Opening Night.

 

Celebrate the Return of Hockey During the Cannon Blast 5K

Show your support for the Blue Jackets while staying active yourself – register for the Cannon Blast 5K at Nationwide Arena on September 25. While finishing the race is its own reward, every participant will also receive two tickets to a select Jackets home game! Join fellow fans and celebrate the start of the season with this 3.1-mile run/walk. For more information, click here

 

2021 HockeyFest Tournament

Get in on the action and join the Columbus Blue Jackets at the inaugural HockeyFest Tournament—North America’s largest street hockey tournament! The 2-day tournament will take place on September 11-12 at Nationwide Arena and feature various activities for all to enjoy. Click here for more information.

 

Columbus Entertainment

Live Events Coming to Downtown Columbus

Numerous live events and performances are happening at Express LIVE! and Nationwide Arena through the end of summer! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on all of the events coming to downtown Columbus.

Upcoming shows include: 

Stay safe and have fun! Concert goers must now provide proof of vaccination when visiting Express LIVE!, A&R Music Bar and The Basement. Click here for more detail on PromoWest’s updated health policy.

 

Food & Drink

New Restaurant Concept Coming to the Arena District

The owners of local favorite Pat & Gracie’s will be opening Moran’s Bar & Grille at 415 N. Front Street in September. Read more about this new restaurant concept, here.

 

The Subscription that gives every day! 

Are you a craft beer enthusiast? Then Whistle & Keg’s NEW Daily Pass is the perfect program for you. With 3 levels of membership, you can visit Whistle & Keg daily to get your beer fix. Depending on your level of membership you can get 16-32 ounces a day, merchandise discounts, and even growler fills to go! 

Signup today!

 

Summer Cocktails at Hofbräuhaus

Hofbräuhaus Columbus just unveiled their newest Liter Cocktails—yum! Drop in with friends to enjoy the following delicious drinks perfect for the end of summer:

  • StrawBIERy Lemonade: A Hefeweizen mixed with Bacardi Limon, lemonade and strawberry flavoring.
  • The Pina CoLAGER: Features original Lager along with a mix of Malibu Rum, pineapple flavoring and real pineapple juice.
  • The LAGERita: Espolon Tequila, key lime flavoring, sour mix and Sierra Mist combined with original Lager fill.

Resident VIPs can enjoy a BOGO half-off entree from Sunday-Thursday.

 

National Red Wine Day

Cab or Merlot? Get both, because August 28 is National Red Wine Day! Gather your group, say cheers and enjoy a night out in downtown Columbus with delicious craft and imported wines from Ted Montana’s Grill, Buca Di Beppo or Winans

 

Columbus Living 

Stroll Through Grandview

The riding and walking path on the Olentangy Trail has the best views of downtown Columbus! Alongside the Olentangy River, this new trail begins at Hofbrauhaus Columbus and can be easily accessed by Apartments at the Yard residents. 

Spend the day exploring the city on the trail and enjoy riding to the next Columbus Crew game at Lower.com Field at the end of the path. Click here for more information.

 

The Grandview Hop is Back this August 

Grandview Avenue’s sidewalk market and evening stroll is back on Saturday, August 28 and is a fun community event for everyone! Head over to Grandview Avenue between 1st and 5th Avenues, from 5 – 9 PM for the Grandview Hop. Keep an eye out for the Grandview Yard tent to see some of your favorite Grandview Yard retailers.

 

 


Up Front in Cbus | July 2 – July 16

Columbus Sports

March to the Match

Up Front in Cbus | July 2 - July 16

The Columbus Crew’s inaugural match at their new stadium in the Arena District is finally here! Join fellow Crew fans on July 3 for the March to the Match as the Black & Gold open up Lower.com Field and take on the New England Revolution. 

The march event will begin at 3:45 p.m. at 1st Avenue & High Street, coming through the Arena District at Battelle Plaza and concluding at Lower.com Field. Neighborhood bars and restaurants will be open to celebrate the inaugural match! For more information, click here

Can’t make it this weekend? Cheer on The Crew during the remaining home matches in July. View the full schedule here.

  • July 3, 2021 @ 5:00 PM | Columbus Crew vs. New England Revolution
  • July 17, 2021 @ 7:30 PM | Columbus Crew vs. New York City FC
  • July 21, 2021 @ 7:30 PM | Columbus Crew vs. Nashville SC

Cheer on the Clippers 

Catch a Clippers game with your friends throughout the month of July. The Columbus Clippers host the Indianapolis Indians on July 6-11 and the Iowa Cubs in a homestand on July 20-25. Huntington Park offers a variety of game specials throughout the season, including Dime-A-Dog nights at every Tuesday home game! View the 2021 season schedule and game specials here

 

Columbus Community

 Get Wacky at the Doo Dah Parade

The annual Doo Dah Parade is back on July 4! Celebrate lunacy and liberty with a live music lineup starting at noon, immediately followed by your chance to watch or join the wacky march through the city. Click here for more information.

Calling All Coffee Lovers

The 6th annual Columbus Coffee Festival will be taking over Ohio Village on September 25 and 26. The two-day festival offers guests the chance to enjoy coffee samples from roasters and coffee shops from around Ohio and beyond. Get your tickets here before they sell out!

Watch the Champions at The Arnold Classic

The famed Arnold Classic returns to Columbus on September 25! Purchase tickets to watch the world’s best bodybuilders and the fittest people on the planet compete in competitions of strength and endurance. The Arnold Sports Festival provides tons of opportunities for spectators to join the fun, too! Tickets go on sale on July 1, click here for more information. 

Stay in Shape for Summer

The Arena District Athletic Club recently expanded their hours and are now open on Sundays! This spacious workout facility offers a wide variety of equipment and friendly staff that help support you in your fitness journey throughout the summer and beyond. For more information on the Club’s amenities or to sign up for the next fitCAMP session, click here. 

Better Your Health & Wellness

Looking for a new way to better your health? Club Pilates offers a range of classes that challenge your mind as well as your body and guide you on a path to a richer, more fulfilling life. Take a free Intro class today and get started on a path to a better tomorrow. 

 

Columbus Living 

Let Freedom Ring  from your Columbus Downtown Apartment

Fourth of July is almost here! Host a party in your Columbus downtown apartment and serve your guests the ultimate spread that bursts with flavor! Check out this list of our favorite red, white and blue dishes and drinks here.

The Ultimate Sports Destination

With the addition of the Columbus Crew’s new stadium–Lower.com Field–the Arena District has https://www.columbusdowntownapartments.com/quickly evolved into Columbus’s ultimate sports destination—now housing the city’s three largest professional sports venues within walking distance. Sound like a place you might want to live? Read more about the growing downtown Columbus community here.

 

Columbus Entertainment

Live Events in Downtown Columbus

Live concerts and events are back in downtown Columbus! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on all of the events coming to Express LIVE! and Nationwide Arena.

 


Up Front in Cbus | May 21 – June 4

Columbus Entertainment

Live Music Coming to Columbus

Listen up, music lovers! Live music has returned to downtown Columbus, and you won’t want to miss out on these exciting upcoming performances coming to Express LIVE! and Nationwide Arena

Visit the Arena District Events page for an updated concert and events calendar and to purchase tickets.

 

Columbus Community

Pick Your Project Workshop 

Feeling creative? Studio 614 is hosting an open do-it-yourself workshop every day throughout the month of May. Each guest will be given all supplies and step-by-step instructions to complete a project of their choice. Options include soy wax candles, concrete coasters, macrame hanging planters and much more!

BAM Thursdays at CMoA

The Columbus Museum of Art is thrilled to announce the return of a reimagined tradition many may fondly remember as First Thursdays—now, they are returning as BAM Thursdays (Bar, Art and Music). Join the Museum for fresh libations, great art, and music every Thursday from 6-8 PM. Sip and vibe with friends in the garden space or Schokko Café. Click here for more details.

Team Up With the Blue Jackets

Join the Columbus Blue Jackets and the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Wednesday, May 26 from 10 AM to 4 PM at Nationwide Arena. All donors will be entered to win 1 of 5 Blue Jackets prize packs with autographed memorabilia. Click here to choose a donation time, and give the gift of life.

Step Up for Stefanie’s Champions

Honor the champions in the lives of cancer survivors and join the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center for their annual Step Up for Stefanie’s Champions virtual event! Participants can take part in either a 4-mile or 1-mile walk/run from any place at any time between June 5 and July 4. All proceeds benefit the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research. For more details, click here.

 

Columbus Living

Experience Summer in Downtown Columbus 

With the Memorial Day holiday fast approaching, it’s time to start planning for the summer ahead. Enjoy pool season or stop by your favorite Arena District or Grandview Yard patios to relax, sip and dine—there’s so much to look forward to! 

Looking for an apartment in downtown Columbus that has everything you could want and more during the summer? Click here to explore Arena Crossing Apartments amenities, click here to check out Apartments at the Yard amenities, and click here to see Flats on Vine and Flats II amenities. 

 

Columbus Sports

Don’t Miss a Stroke

The Memorial Tournament returns to the Columbus area from May 31-June 6! Grab some pals and watch this highly anticipated annual golf tournament—which was founded and hosted by PGA legend Jack Nicklaus—at Arena District hotspots like R Bar or Boston’s. Don’t feel like going out? Order in and watch the pros from the comfort of your home. 

Catch a Game…or Six

The Columbus Clippers are back in action at Huntington Park for a homestand against the Nashville Sounds May 25-30. Tickets can be purchased for all May home games here, and availability will be determined on a month-to-month basis until the ballpark is at capacity. Can’t make it in May? View the team’s schedule here and get ready for the next home game!

Greatness Awaits at the New Crew Stadium

We are getting closer to welcoming the Columbus Crew SC to their new home! Get ready to cheer on the team at their first match in the new stadium on July 3. The addition of the new Crew Stadium will dub the Arena District as a three-stadium premier sports destination. Check out the latest updates to the stadium that the Crew recently shared on YouTube. 

 

 

Columbus Food & Drink

Enjoy Patio Beers at Whistle & Keg

Longer summer days filled with sunshine mean it’s time to get outside and enjoy patio beers! Head to Whistle & Keg in the Arena District for a drink, and choose from over 50 self-serve taps of local and regional craft beers, wines, ciders, mead and kombucha. Experience a fun-filled afternoon on the patio drinking and playing patio games with friends! 

 

Columbus Self-Care

Treat Yourself at My SALON Suite

Looking for an aesthetic change to usher in a new season? Freshen up your look and enjoy a luxurious beauty experience at My SALON Suite in Grandview Yard! Satisfy all of your beauty needs with various services including expert haircare, rejuvenating facials, spray tanning and more.


What Your Columbus Apartment Pet Needs to Feel at Home

If you own a pet and recently moved—or are thinking about moving to—a downtown Columbus apartment, there are several things you can do to make that furry friend feel immediately at home. But before we go into those details, you should know the types of pet that are allowed in your apartment complex.

Flats on Vine | Flats II | Grandview Yard

  • Allows cats and dogs up to 50 lbs.
  • Max of 2 pets per apartment home

Arena Crossing Apartments

  • Allows cats only
  • Max of 2 cats per apartment home

Take Plenty of Walks

Once you’ve selected the right Columbus apartment for you and your pet, it’s time to get acclimated. Arena District dog owners can go on a short walk to the Columbus Downtown Dog Park on 4th St. for some exercise and fraternization, while Grandview Yard residents can take a scenic river drive to nearby Scioto Audubon Dog Park. Check out our blog post for several more dog-friendly places near your Columbus apartment—there’s no shortage of walkable areas for residents and their pets to explore!

Get Some Pet Furniture

Cats and dogs like to have their own space in order to maximally adapt to apartment life. Some cozy furniture in a roomy corner of the living room or bedroom can make your pet feel like royalty and do wonders for their sense of happiness. This can include a plush bed, warm blanket, a soft rug or scratching post. 

Play Brain Games

Brain games are a good way to get pets to better adapt to the environment around them. For example, if there are certain areas of the apartment you want your pet to use more often than others, hide treats in those areas. This makes it seem like those spots have more to do and find, and they’ll be more apt to explore. 

Unleash Their Inner Window Watcher

Whether dog or cat, pets love windows. As territorial animals, they need to see the line between their territory—your apartment—and the outside world. While many downtown Columbus have oversized windows showing panoramic views, it’s also a good idea to provide a window perch to make your pet feel bigger and perceive dominance over their domain. 

Give Them Interactive Toys

Pets crave stimulation, and play time is a big part of that entertainment. But for the few of us that don’t work from home, or are gone for consistently prolonged periods of time, be sure to stock up on self-stimulating toys for your pet to enjoy while you’re out. There are plenty of smartphone activated toys that allow you to engage with your furry friend no matter how far away you may be—which is especially nice if you just want to relax when you return home. 


Up Front in Cbus | February 19-March 5

Columbus Community

Honoring Black History Month in Columbus

With one more week of Black History Month to celebrate, Experience Columbus detailed some of the many events, exhibitions, discussions and activities you can participate in to honor the observance. Click here to check out the blog and explore their running list of things to do. 

Bring History to Life with Grandview History Walks

Grandview Heights is a beloved community in Columbus and you’re invited to explore some of its local legend with the free History Walks app. The self-guided tour shares the history behind old buildings and tells fascinating anecdotes about the people and organizations that once called Grandview Heights home—all while walking in and around the area’s many landmarks. A newly added tour called “To Utopia and Back” features Grandview Yard! Click here to learn more.

Admire the Orchids at Franklin Park Conservatory

Orchids are admired by millions for their colorful and fragrant blooms. Now, you can visit Columbus’ Franklin Park Conservatory to see thousands of these vibrant flowers up close. Witness gorgeous arrangements and take in the senses during this limited-time exhibition, ending March 7. Click here to reserve your tickets. 

The Grand Event Center Wins WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award

Each year, WeddingWire couples vote on their favorite wedding venues. Now, the rankings are in, and The Grand Event Center at Grandview Yard has won the 2021 Couples’ Choice Award! This dynamic space has been host to wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and celebrations over the years, and will continue to create magical moments for couples throughout Central Ohio.

 

Sports

Watch the Blue Jackets in Action

Don’t miss the Columbus Blue Jackets action during their 20th season on the ice. The 2021 schedule and TV broadcast information can be found HERE. You can still recreate the game-day experience by watching at a neighborhood bar, ordering carryout or delivery from an Arena District restaurant. 

Enjoy Open Skate at OhioHealth Ice Haus

Looking for a fun winter activity to do indoors? Grab some friends and take part in open skating at the OhioHealth Ice Haus. Open seven days a week during select times, the ice rinks are freshly zamboni’d and ready for action. Due to COVID, advance tickets must be purchased—click here to learn more. 

Columbus Living

Lease Amenity-Filled, Move-In Ready Apartments for Spring & Summer

Are you looking to make a move in the spring or summertime? Don’t wait to start your search, reserve your next apartment home now. Check out what makes Columbus Downtown Apartments in the Arena District and Grandview Yard your top choice for summer fun. From the rooftop pool at Arena Crossing to the Yard Club amenities building in Grandview Yard, you’re sure to make a splash in 2021! Plus, as a resident of these neighborhoods, you can take advantage of the Resident VIP program, show your resident black card and receive exclusive discounts and offerings from nearly 30 restaurants, and service providers. 

Explore the amenities of available apartments in downtown Columbus—click here to see Arena Crossing Apartments amenities, click here to check out Apartments at the Yard amenities, and click here to view Flats on Vine and Flats II amenities. 

 

Food & Drink

Can’t Stand the Cold? Zoup! & Panera Bread to the Rescue

Winter is soup season in Columbus, and for good reason—there’s no better way to beat the cold than a hot, hearty and flavorful cup of bouillon. Two nearby soup spots provide the warm deliciousness you’re looking for, Zoup! In the Arena District and Panera Bread in Grandview Yard. 

Get Lent Specials at Buca di Beppo

If you recognize the season of Lent, Buca di Beppo Arena District is the place to go for fantastic specials. Choose from rich, buttery linguine & clams, or fresh lemon shrimp scampi. Visit their website to place your order now for to-go, dine-in or delivery. 

Resident VIP Highlight | Giant Eagle Market District Curbside Express

Did you know that as a resident of a downtown Columbus apartment, you’re entitled to a discount code offering FREE curbside express pickup on orders of $75 or more? Never wait in a checkout line again—simply order online, drive to the curbside express area and get your groceries delivered to your car without lifting a finger. Refer to your VIP program overview or ask your leasing office for your discount code.

 

Health & Fitness

Stay Fit at Arena District Athletic Club & Club Pilates

Stay in shape amidst the frigid weather with a membership to a nearby fitness studio! Both the Arena District Athletic Club and Grandview Yard’s Club Pilates offer custom membership options to fit your needs. Offering a spacious, clean and thoroughly sanitized environment, both venues offer the perfect place to get your heart rate up while staying safe this winter.


Up Front in Cbus | January 22 – February 4

Sports

Blue Jackets Hockey is Back!

The Columbus Blue Jackets’ 20th season on ice is here! The team is playing in the realigned Central Division this season. Check out this video from the team’s home opener to get pumped up for the season ahead! The 2021 schedule and TV broadcast information can be found HERE.

The Jackets will be playing a ton these next couple of weeks, and while Nationwide Arena remains closed to spectators during the game, you can still recreate the game-day experience by ordering carryout or home delivery from an Arena District restaurant. And if you’re looking for ways to get active this winter, there’s still time to join the CBJ Virtual 20K (ends January 30).

 

Columbus Living

Illuminate Your Apartment with the 2021 Pantone Colors of the Year

The 2021 Pantone Colors of the Year are Ultimate Gray + Illuminating, and there is no shortage of ways to incorporate these uplifting shades into your Columbus apartment. Since these design trends come and go, it’s sometimes best to make small updates such as swapping out area rugs, pillows, throw blankets, wall art and other furnishings for their color-appropriate counterparts. The neutrality of Ultimate Gray makes it perfect for the kitchen and bathroom, as it can be paired with dozens of other hues. 

 

Virtually Tour the Latest Units in Apartments at the Yard

Up Front in Cbus | January 22 - February 4

The newest buildings to the Apartments at the Yard collection Kipton and Dorchester are available, but units are going fast! Take a virtual tour of each building to determine which layout is right for you. Discover your best move by clicking below and touring virtually on YouTube. The leasing team may also be contacted for an in-person tour or a live, virtually guided tour. 

Virtually tour Kipton.

Virtually tour Dorchester

Contact Leasing

 

Food & Drink

Restaurant Week Columbus

It’s time again to partake in a favorite Columbus tradition, Restaurant Week! Eat well and support local restaurants during Restaurant Week from January 25 – 30. Here’s what on the menu from participating Arena District and Grandview Yard neighborhood restaurants:

 

Get Your Coffee Fix in Grandview Yard & Arena District 

Nothing beats the winter blues better than a tasty cup of coffee, and there are multiple spots to get your caffeine fix within Grandview Yard and the Arena District. Here are just a few great coffee shops to choose from:

Grandview Yard

Arena District

 

Make Hofbrauhaus Columbus Your Game-Day Destination

Did you know Hofbrauhaus Columbus is one of the best places in Columbus to watch live sports? From NFL to NHL, you’ll have access to every game on dozens of HDTVs. Don’t miss out on game-day specials and the upcoming February bier of the month, Doppel Bock.

 

Health & Wellness

Move Your Winter Workout Indoors

With chilly temperatures and New Year resolutions on the mind, the Arena District Athletic Club is a great option for moving your workout indoors. Exceed your 2021 fitness goals with the help of ADAC’s variety of cardio machines, weight equipment, and experienced personal trainers. Consider trialing the Arena District Athletic Club today—Arena District residents are encouraged to check Active Building for a special offer! 

 

Community

Vote The Grand Event Center for 2021 Best of Columbus Weddings

The Grand Event Center in Grandview Yard has been nominated as one of the ‘2021 Best of Columbus Weddings’ venues! This dynamic space has been host to wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and celebrations over the years—creating truly magical moments for couples throughout Central Ohio. Take part in the annual readers’ poll on SurveyMonkey and vote for The Grand by February 7. 

 

 

Donate Blood with the Columbus Clippers

Up Front in Cbus | January 22 - February 4

The Columbus Clippers are teaming up with the American Red Cross to host another blood drive at Huntington Park! On Thursday, January 28, Huntington Park will open its gates to donors from 10 AM – 4 PM.

Visit the Red Cross website and use the sponsor code “clippers” to register!

 


Up Front in Cbus | December 18-24

Columbus Community

Congratulations to the Columbus Crew SC

We are proud to celebrate the Columbus Crew SC becoming MLS Cup Champions! A championship is always a special moment, but after facing challenges like relocating and taking on new ownership, this is more than just a victory. Congratulations Columbus Crew SC! Can’t wait until next season? Watch the new stadium progress on this live Downtown Construction Camera.

 

Celebrate Holidays in Cbus

This year the holiday season is unlike any other, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of ways to celebrate safely in Cbus! If you’re looking for a fun experience, visit the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for Holiday Blooms, and enjoy hundreds of colorful, unique poinsettias—or take advantage of social distanced options such as drive-in activities at the South Drive-In or Community Drive-In. Experience Columbus has a great compilation of things to do to keep your season merry throughout the downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods.

 

Neighborhood Dining & Beauty Services

There’s nothing like a fantastic meal during the holidays – whether it’s at a restaurant or within the comforts of your own home. And if you’re doing the cooking, why not pair your traditional homemade dishes with a carryout cocktail or growler from a neighborhood restaurant or bar?

 

Breakfast & Brunch:

Brekkie Shack | Order Christmas morning breakfast! Preorder for pickup Dec. 23 or 24: HERE

Sunny Street Cafe | A bright spot for a hearty breakfast, try Sunny Street’s winter pancake specials: Wildberry Crumble and Cinnamon Roll.

 

Lunch & Dinner:

Buca di Beppo | Spending the holidays together, virtually? Buca makes it easy to get into the holiday spirit with catering options available for pickup, curbside or delivery.

Hofbräuhaus Columbus | Pilsner Bier is the December Brewer’s Choice! Golden, clean and crisp but with a bit more hops, this Pilsner is refreshing to the max. Or if you’re looking to bring in the holiday season, check out their festive Christmas Lager, it’s sure to spread holiday cheer. If you’re anticipating a family get-together, grab a Family Meal to-go.

Nada | Escape the cold with Modern Mexican for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch. Nada has dine-in and curbside carryout service options.

 

 

GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY

In the spirit of the season, the Arena District and Grandview Yard neighborhoods are running a giveaway for restaurant gift cards! Now through January 4, 2021, share a photo of your meal (carryout or dine-in) on social media by tagging @arenadistrict or @grandviewyard—depending on the location—for a chance to win a generously sized gift card to an Arena District or Grandview Yard restaurant of your choice.

You’ll get a double entry if you incorporate festive attire or decorations in the photo, like a Santa hat, light-up necklace or ugly holiday sweater!

Up Front in Cbus | December 18-24

 

Book Winter Services at MY SALON Suite

It’s important to find a way to lift your spirits and treat yourself to some self-care this winter! MY SALON Suite in Grandview Yard is your one-stop-shop for beauty services—with talented professionals available specializing in haircare, skincare, nails, and airbrush tanning. Find a local professional and get yourself looking fresh for winter. Once you make an appointment, stop inside a nearby restaurant before or after—brunch, coffee and wine are just steps away!

 

 

Columbus Living

Kick-it in the Arena District

Life is a home run when you live in the city’s premier sports destination. With a new, walkable Columbus Crew stadium coming 2021, our new normal looks pretty sweet in the Arena District!

 

Virtually Tour Apartments Over the Holidays

There’s no place like home for the holidays, but if you are in search of a new and exciting home to kick off your new year, there are virtual tour options available. Check out the Apartments at the Yard and Arena District Living YouTube channels to explore your options, stay warm and save energy during this busy time of year.

 

Health & Fitness

Join ADAC and Save!

The Arena District Athletic Club offers custom membership options to fit your needs. Offering a spacious, clean and thoroughly sanitized environment, ADAC offers the perfect location to get your heart rate up while staying active this winter. And for a special holiday promotion, new members can join now for six months and get a 7th month free: JOIN.

 

Virtual CBJ 20K

Don’t forget, registration for the Columbus Blue Jackets OhioHealth CBJ 20K is open! The Virtual 20K, in recognition of the upcoming 20th NHL season, welcomes all runners and walkers. The rules are simple—just run or walk 20 kilometers (approx. 12.4 miles) anywhere, anytime, between January 11-30, 2021.

Register by December 28, and CBJ will mail you your race bib, event shirt and finisher’s medal before the event! Sign up for this virtual race event taking place in January at CBJ20K.com.