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Address: 120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215
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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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The best place in Columbus!

This is certainly the most pleasant place in Columbus. Art galleries, cafes, restaurants, street walks, and a lot of fun.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is certainly the most pleasant place in Columbus. Art galleries, cafes, restaurants, street walks, and a lot of fun.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The first Saturday of each month all the stores and restaurants stay open for a "check us out" night. All the art studios and small shops welcome visitors in to view their work. In the winter some serve hot cider to enjoy while walking from place to place. You will also see lots of street musicians as well as activists... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Short North is a great, artsy, walkable place to go anytime of the year. Parking is all over with new garages being built as I type. If you want to eat, shop or view local art, this is the place to go. Very cool vibe, very fun area.

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Westerville, Ohio
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The first Saturday of each month galleries, shop and restaurants stay open late. Some coincide events. The Short North is just a fun burroughs of Columbus. Unique shops and great restaurants.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The district is full of small restaurants with great food and drinks. There are quite a few bars to grab a nice drink and the first Saturday of the month is gallery hop to check out the local galleries. A nice stroll up and down High street is also worthwhile for the sights and sounds.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very ecletic area full of shopping, restaurants and bars. It can get quite busy so just be aware. We didn't have a car but walked from our hotel (easy walk especially on a beautiful day) and then took the CBus back to our hotel which was easy to do. I did notice there wasn't much parking so that would likely... More 

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Short North Arts District with its distinctive iron arches is definitely eclectic and unbearably hip, It is also insanely crowded and obscenely priced. Of course we made the mistake of visiting on a busy weekend with events in the Nationwide Arena, Shottenstein, and the Convention Center all going on. Parking was nonexistent. If you must go, try to time... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Short North is eclectic, fun and hip. If you want to eat at some of the best dining in Cbus, SN offers it! Also has some of the coolest shops for gifts, clothing etc. The bars are top notch as well. Of course art is huge here, plenty of fine art. Also has excellent hotels nearby. Overall one of the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The Short North district makes for a pleasant time, morning, afternoon or evening. Restaurants abound of many different types, mixed with shops that make for great browsing. I like going out with the husband to one of the many restaurants and then strolling among the shops afterward. True, it can be insufferably hip, so keep your sense of humor. Parking... More 

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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat, great place to shop. Also nice to just stroll down the street and check out street art and galleries.

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