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Columbus Commons Blog

Archive for July 2013

Beautiful Flowers Bloom at the Commons

Shortly after Columbus Commons opened in 2011, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens branched out from its first and only home at Franklin Park, located two miles east of Downtown Columbus, to design and maintain twelve large garden beds l... more »

Returning to Downtown Columbus

Celeste LaCour-Belyn grew up in Columbus’ Eastgate neighborhood and for 20 years she lived Downtown at the Americana Apartments, first in a 1 bedroom, then a 2 bedroom, and by the end of her tenure there, she was living in the penthouse with he... more »

Story Time, Anyone?!

One might think a large green space like the Commons and a vast library system like the Columbus Metropolitan Library would make for an unlikely marriage – but the partnership between the Commons and the Library has proven wildly successful ove... more »

A Gentle Giant Roams Columbus Commons

If you frequently visit the Commons, you’ve probably caught a glimpse of Edison, a 230 pound mastiff, sauntering through the park with his owners, Karen and Louis Stabile. Edison takes three walks daily and, as it turns out, his breed is visual... more »