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Short North Arts District

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Address: 120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone Number: 614-228-8050
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Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban...
Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban neighborhood is filled with boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants and theaters.
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Weekend getaway with girlfriends in Short North District. So cool! I would highly recommend this area. Many art galleries, restaurants, bars and easy to walk around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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cincinnnati
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Weekend getaway with girlfriends in Short North District. So cool! I would highly recommend this area. Many art galleries, restaurants, bars and easy to walk around.

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laconia, nh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This area of Columbus is charming and located very close tot he Convention Center. We visited the Food Hall and really enjoyed browsing the large variety of eateries there. We sampled some excellent coffee and generally just snacked our way through. A must see in Columbus.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The short north is a great place to visit on a nice day for galleries, shops and local eateries. There are tons to choose from in all of the categories and you can't go wrong.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great place with many small, local shops, restaurants, and activities. Gallery Hop is the first Saturday of every month and most places are open late. You can find something for everyone.

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Grandview Heights, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

First Saturday every month all galleries and art spaces are open. Usually some outside entertainment. Large friendly crowds enjoying many boutiques and art venues. Plenty of great food options.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very nice place to walk, people watch, and eat at Trendy restaurants. Didn't stay very long as the couple of galleries we saw were closed.

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Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The best of everything is in the Short North: shopping, nightlife, restaurants and more. Come down in the afternoon to shop, stay for dinner and into the night for fun. First Saturday of every month is Gallery Hop. Helpful hint: either valet your car OR find one of the large garages on Russell or Hubbard to park.

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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Short North Theater is on the comeback. Although the building is a little rough around the edges the performance and production qualities were very professional.

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Circleville, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The Gallery Hop takes place the first Saturday of every month. It is a mix of people, all ages, all walks of life. The Short North is a vibrant, hip, arts district in the city. During the Gallery Hop, you stroll the streets taking in special exhibitions at different art galleries. All of the shops have specials going on during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Every first Saturday of the month, all year, they have the Short North gallery hop. this is a must to go and see. Galleries are open, some have receptions, singers on the street, restaurant galore, hard to find shops exist, etc.etc

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