Tagged: Downtown

33 Vintage Signs of Columbus

July 29th, 2011

Restaurants, drive-ins, bowling alleys, florists and markets. Take a closer look at the well-aged signs that dot the urban landscape around Columbus in this excellent series of photos by R. Gust Smith (he has hundreds more over on Flickr). (33 photos)

south drive-in theatre sign in columbus ohio
The South Drive-In Theatre at 3050 South High Street opened in 1955. (Photo by: R. Gust Smith)

Scioto Mile Downtown Park Opens Tonight

July 7th, 2011

The much anticipated opening of the Scioto Mile along the Columbus waterfront takes place tonight (July 7, 2011). Expect the sidewalks along the river to be full, the fountains to be lit and the new pavilion stage in Bicentennial Park to be brimming with entertainment for the next few days. (4 Photos)

Scioto Mile Fountain
The Scioto Mile Fountain at the entrance of Bicentennial Park divides the pavilion view with waves of water. (Photo by: Nora McDonald/WOSU)