From the Back Cover:
Ohio's Capital city, Columbus boasts a small town and quiet residential atmosphere with big city culture, cosmopolitan shopping, a flourishing arts community, and top-notch dining. The "Discovery City" offers a little something for everyone and its geographical location, competitive cost-of-living, and college town spirit make Columbus one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest.
Inside you'll find:
- Countless details on how to live and thrive in the area-from the best family activities to the lowdown on real estate.
- The inside scoop on popular attractions such as the Columbus Zoo, COSI Columbus (Center of Science and Industry), and the Franklin Park Conservatory.
- Comprehensive listing of restraurants, lodging, and outdoor recreation opportunities.
- Sections dedicated to children and retirement.
About the Author:
Shawnie Kelley moved to Columbus in 1997 and has been studying Art History and Medieval & Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University. Having spent three years doing art historical and architectural research and writing numerous articles for Historic Scotland and English Heritage, she has redirected this artistic energy into travel writing. She works in Columbus, and resides in Upper Arlington with her partner, Kevin Foy, their cat, Freddie, and two dogs, Riley and Brooklyn.