Discover the Columbus Lifestyle
Columbus, Ohio defies your expectations. It is trendy, welcoming, full of excitement, and filled with diverse landscapes, with so many facets to its identity that it feels alive. And as a resident, you have the opportunity to fall in love with this city every day, from a simple daily stroll through your community to the once-a-year visits to the Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus College of Art & Design Fashion Show, Columbus International Film + Video Festival, and countless others.
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Things to do in Columbus? The list is nearly endless. Eat, drink, dine, and explore the Short North Arts District day or night. Shop the Easton Town Center, a premiere indoor/outdoor shopping complex. Head to the Arena District, Columbus’s premiere entertainment district, for an NHL Columbus Blue Jackets game, bars, nightlife, or world-class concerts at the Lifestyles Community Pavilion. Bring the family to COSI, the Center of Science and Industry and one of the most respected science centers in the nation, or to Ohio Stadium, also called “The Horseshoe” at Ohio State University to cheer on the Buckeyes. Catch a show at the Ohio Theatre, featuring over 100 shows a year and such performers as the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, BalletMet, and Broadway Across America, or head to the North Market Farmers Market for fresh local goods and produce.
Escape the big-city bustle and unwind in lush green fields, brightly-colored gardens, and serene shaded forests in the hundreds of acres of parkland throughout Columbus. The Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens offers everything from quiet walking trails through beautifully-landscaped gardens to events and programs for kids and adults. The Whetstone Park of Roses is another unique Columbus experience, featuring over 12,000 roses over more than 400 varieties. Other parks throughout the city offer everything from paved and unpaved walking trails, athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, water and wooded views, spraygrounds, picnic areas, and playgrounds. The City of Columbus Recreation and Parks also offers programs, classes, and activities for all ages from arts to athletics, as well as fun events and activities throughout the year.
Employment, Sports & Education
With a strong and diverse economy, Columbus calls to job-seekers young and old looking to enhance current careers to pursue new opportunities. Top industries in Columbus include education, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, healthcare, and technology. Some top employers include American Electric Power, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, JP Morgan Chase, and Siemens.
Columbus is home to two professional sports teams, the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League, and the Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer. However, Columbus is also home to the Ohio State Buckeyes, one of the most competitive intercollegiate programs in the nation, possibly best known for its widely-followed football team.
Columbus is served by Columbus City Schools, Ohio’s largest school district with over 51,000 students and 109 schools. CCS is dedicated to educating and preparing students for leadership, service, and success as citizens in a global community. Click here for a complete list of elementary, middle, and high schools contained within the district.
Columbus Real Estate
The 614 lifestyle is calling — are you eager to make Columbus your home? Contact expert Columbus real estate agents, Hustek & Igel, at 614-588-2673 today for more information on real estate and homes for sale in Columbus.