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Up Front in Cbus | October 28 – November 5

Nationwide Arena Celebrates 20 Years

Nationwide Arena Milestones

This month marks the 20th Anniversary of the opening of Nationwide Arena and the very first Columbus Blue Jackets regular-season home game! Check out the interactive Arena District timeline dedicated to the Arena and Blue Jackets’ 20th season in the National Hockey League. Look back at 20 years of Milestone Moments, click through Arena construction photos and videos, and see fans’ favorite memories at the arena tagged with #MyArenaMemory.

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 take the “You Don’t Know Jack(ets)” quiz for a chance to win a CBJ 20th Anniversary prize pack.


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 28 - November 5

Zoup! and Buca 20th Anniversary Deals

Don’t forget to stop by Zoup! or Buca Di Beppo and take advantage of their 20th Anniversary specials. Through October 31, you can enjoy 20% off classic Italian cuisine at Buca di Beppo or order online at and enter coupon code ARENA20 during checkout to receive 20% off any delivery, store pickup or curbside order.


Columbus Living

Take a Virtual Apartment Tour of The Kipton

There are new apartments in booming Grandview Heights now accepting applications! The Kipton is the latest phase at Apartments at the Yard—an award-winning community rated best apartment complex by 614 ColumBest for the past three years. The Kipton buildings are comprised of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom flats of various sizes, each one including an ultra-modern interior. The décor alone will draw you in and leave you wanting more—take a virtual tour today and see all that The Kipton has to offer.

Pet-Friendly Apartments Just in Time for Halloween

Are you looking for a pet-friendly apartment in Columbus? Columbus Downtown Apartments—including Apartments at the Yard, Flats on Vine and Flats II allow cats and dogs, and Arena Crossing welcomes feline friends!

In celebration of Howl-o-ween, Apartments at the Yard and Arena District Living are hosting a virtual Howl-o-ween pet costume contest for residents—visit their Facebook pages to join the fun and vote for your favorite boo-ti-ful pet!


Food & Drink

Brekkie Shack Celebrates 2 Year Anniversary

Celebrate Brekkie Shack’s 2-year anniversary in Grandview Yard! This Saturday, October 31 between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Rosie the Flower Truck will be parked in front of Brekkie Shack or until she sells out. Stop by for a Brekkie bouquet and enjoy birthday doughnuts with any purchase—as well as sweatshirts and other giveaways throughout the day!

Up Front in Cbus | October 28 - November 5

Hofbräuhaus Columbus’ 6 Year Anniversary

Prost to 6 years in Columbus! On Thursday, November 5 head to Hofbräuhaus for a celebratory 6th Anniversary Keg Tapping of the seasonal ‘Dunkel Weizen’ and food and drink specials from 6-9pm.

Get a Taste of the Season at an Arena District or Grandview Yard Restaurant

With so many dining options to choose from in the Arena District and Grandview Yard, deciding where to eat can be difficult. If you’re looking for a delicious, festive way to celebrate the season, here are some recommendations that may be of interest.

You can stay warm this fall with loaded queso or fire-roasted salsa from Nada, or devour fall favorites at Winans—including house-made chocolates, seasonal wine and coffee drinks and, of course, Buckeyes! Sunny Street Café has announced the release of its mouthwatering pumpkin spice pancakes and Hofbrauhaus Columbus is serving up haus-brewed Hofbrau’s Pumpkin Dunkel and Festbier Amber Lager. And with sports on tap, you can also visit Whistle & Keg for 50% off ALL taps during every NFL Sunday Funday.


Health & Fitness

Arena District Athletic Club Now Accepting New Members

Looking for a way to stay active with cold weather approaching? The Arena District Athletic Club is now accepting new members. Along with its private training sessions covering a wide variety of fitness disciplines, the ADAC offers members a spacious, clean and thoroughly sanitized environment conveniently located in the heart of the Arena District. There’s no better time to join, with special month-to-month membership options and a variety of amenities for members.


Team Up with Columbus Sports

Up Front in Cbus | October 28 - November 5

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. The rules are simple and easy—just run or walk four miles any time between November 20-22. The 2020 Virtual Columbus Clippers 4 Miler is limited to the first 1,000 runners & walkers, so register now!


Participate in Columbus Blood Drives

Make a difference this year by providing a much-needed donation of blood. Between efforts helmed by The Ohio State University and the Columbus Blue Jackets, there are several upcoming opportunities to participate, including: