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Up Front in Cbus | November 13-19

Columbus Community

Play Along with Grandview Heights-OPOLY

Grandview Heights is hosting Grandview Heights-OPOLY, a fun spin on Monopoly, to support the community this holiday season. Anyone can play, and local Grandview Yard businesses are participating. Collect all of the properties for a chance to win gift baskets just in time for the holidays! Prizes range from $25 gift baskets to $150 value baskets. Get ready to play—the game runs from November 27-December 14. Click here to register and preview the game board here.

Kickstart the Holidays in Cbus

The best way to celebrate the holidays is with Columbus events! Including incredible light displays, family-friendly activities and holiday shows, there is something for everyone throughout the downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods. Try visiting Conservatory Aglow at Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and check out the stunning holiday display, or join Columbus City Adventures on a two-hour holiday lights tour to view the city’s sparkling lights and countless decorations.

If you’re looking for a way to give back to the community, Columbus Gives Back is offering several volunteer opportunities for young professionals to participate in, ensuring a happy holiday season for all of Cbus.


Food & Drink

Dine Safe Across Ohio this Week

Dine Safe Across Ohio Week: The Ohio Restaurant Association is encouraging customers to safely dine-in or order carry out this week from Nov. 16 – 20 to support local restauranteurs. Your neighborhood Arena District and Grandview Yard restaurants are open for dine-in, carryout, and delivery service. A few are even rolling out new menu items for Dine Safe Across Ohio Week!

Note: If you’re planning to dine at a restaurant, don’t forget your mask! You may also want to call ahead to confirm hours and availability where seating may be limited with socially distanced tables.

Fill Your Mexican Cravings at Nada

From guac and salsa to margs and tacos, Nada is the Arena District’s best restaurant for Modern Mexican. Fuel up for lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch this week. In honor of Dine Safe Across Ohio Week, Nada is debuting a new menu item, Crispy Brussel Sprouts! Try this tasty dish and more for your next meal.

Holiday Sweet & Treats from Winans Grandview

Holiday gift sets from Winans Grandview are now available in store! Choose from a delicious selection of seasonal coffee and chocolate gift options and give your friends, family, or associates something sweet this holiday season. Order in-store, online or by phone.


Health & Fitness

Finish 2020 Strong with the Arena District Athletic Club

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and that means 2021 is right around the corner. Why not get a head start on those New Year’s fitness resolutions by joining the Arena District Athletic Club? With private training sessions and variety of amenities for its members, the ADAC offers a spacious, clean and thoroughly sanitized environment conveniently located in the heart of the Arena District. Join now and feel better about munching on those inevitable holiday desserts.

Residents of the Arena District receive a special 6-month membership offer with VIP rewards perks. If you are a resident, contact leasing for your promo code and receive a 6-month membership at $68/month.

Participate in Virtual Races in Cbus this Month

Virtual races are a great way to stay active, get competitive and support local initiatives. Some upcoming races include the Columbus Clippers Virtual 4 Miler, taking place November 20-22, and the Columbus Crew SC Virtual 4 Miler, taking place December 4-6. The Columbus Blue Jackets just announced the CBJ Virtual 20K in recognition of the upcoming 20th NHL season! Register for the January virtual race event at


Columbus Living

Make the Most of Your Apartments Office Space

Nowadays, home isn’t just a place to lie your head at the end of the day—for many, it’s also become a temporary extension of your office. Turning your apartment into a functional office space can be difficult; that’s why Columbus Downtown Apartments developed this blog outlining how to make the most of your apartment office space. For example, if your space is starting to feel cramped, try seeking out apartments that offer floor plans with extra space, such as a one-bedroom with a den, as featured in Arena Crossing, Flats on Vine, Flats II and Apartments at the Yard.

Investing in the right desk, chair, shelves and storage should complement your furniture and décor. It’s important to have the necessary accessories to complete your space. If you currently have a roommate or partner, consider two- or three-bedroom floor plans—for the newest apartments in booming Grandview Heights, check out the Junction and Kipton buildings now.