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Cuyahoga Valley Exploring (in Partnership with the Ohio Railroader)   By Giles Kennedy   Family and Travel Columnist   Columbus Wired   From the days of the Ohio and Erie Canal to current day, Peninsula remains a trailhead for explorers of all ages. Brandywine Falls has been a long...

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Exploring Downtown Columbus By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist   There are a lot of places folks know about Downtown Columbus. There are also a few places people overlooked.   Here’s a break down how to travel to Downtown without breaking the bank.   Take COTA, in particular,...

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Walt Disney World: Animal Kingdom By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Our final full day at Walt Disney World was spent at Animal Kingdom. Between Expedition Everest, the Safari and Dinoland USA; it was a whole day of exploring. Whether you are able to explore the whole park...

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Walt Disney World:Epcot By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Epcot was another full day park experience; in which it had something for everyone. Thrill rides, simulation rides and many places to explore gave Epcot a whole world of memories. Again, due to the vastness; could not take in...

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Walt Disney World: Hollywood Studios By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Opened in 1989; an original concept was the Disney/MGM Studios. In recent years, the MGM nods have faded away. With Disney’s acquisition of Lucas Arts; the main theme of the Hollywood Studios has been the Golden Age...

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  Walt Disney World: Magic Kingdom By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Welcome to the Happiest Place on The Earth! A few tips prior to entering the Magic Kingdom or any other Walt Disney Property…. Whether a one day visit or an entire vacation; please keep in mind,...

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TusCo History Loop: Family Fun Day By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Approximately two hours east of Columbus, a hidden gem upon two more hidden gems await your family in Tuscarawas County. A couple weeks ago, Wendy Zucal (director) and Kevin Welch (active volunteer and train excursion crew...

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By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist “Take me to Dreamsville, Ohio” The iconic Glenn Miller song was heard by many sailors, soldiers, airmen, marine and support personnel. The main way to get to the war-front was rail. Many in Ohio don’t know that Dennison, Ohio was one of...

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Cincinnati Museum Center: Rebirth of History By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist   Basic Facts on the iconic family attraction and historical grounds per their website Cincinnati Museum Center 1301 Western Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45203 Phone: (513) 287-7000 Toll Free: (800) 733-2077 TTY: (800) 750-0750 information@cincymuseum.org Hours Monday — Sunday 10 a.m. to 5...

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Rails, Parks, and Trails North Columbus By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist   Many people know of the great parks we have in Central Ohio. Not many know that some of them are right next to active railroad lines; that the railfan and their family can come together....

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Great Park Getaways in Metro Columbus By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist   There are many parks to have you, that special someone or the entire family to getaway for the afternoon in Metro Columbus. Here are just a few snapshots of some here in Central Ohio Scioto...

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    Indy Motor Speedway and More Hoosier Getaway Has Lot To Offer By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist (Lead photo of Borg Warner Trophy by Joe Bennett, remainder by columnist) As our family did the Children’s Museum on Saturday; what visit to Indianapolis could not be complete...

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The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis More than Just a Kids Museum By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Columbus Wired (Front Photo by Joe Bennett; remainder by columnist)     The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis 3000 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46208 317-334-4000 Spring Hours March 16-May 24, 2019...

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Knox County Nice Getaway for a Day or a Week   By Giles Kennedy Family and Travel Columnist Columbus Wired   All throughout the year, Knox County has many attractions and festivals to appeal to the family and those young at heart. Let’s work our way up State Route...

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When you put 12 musicians on the same stage and they’re all in the zone, magic happens. Monday night (1/23/17) at The Palace Theatre those 12 musicians, collectively known as the Tedeschi Trucks Band, brought a special kind of magic. The setlist included songs from their latest record ‘Let...

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An evening of acoustic brilliance at the historic Lincoln Theatre with Ohio’s own Over the Rhine. Karin Bergquist, her husband Linford Detweiler and guitarist/mandolinist extraordinaire Brad Meinerding had the audience in the palms of their hands for 2 hours of story telling, incredible music (including reality Christmas songs …...

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SANDUSKY, Ohio (March 3, 2015) – Cedar Point, one of the largest employers in the state of Ohio, is looking for qualified individuals of all ages who want to be a part of the park’s most exciting season ever. On Saturday, March 7, representatives from the park will be...

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CHAMPPS FOR CHILDREN Champps Benefit for “The Ronald McDonald House Charities”  Thursday, January 29th 2015 @ 6 p.m. Wondering what to do before the big Super Bowl weekend? Come to Champps (1827 Olentangy River Road) because they are teaming up with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio....

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JAZZ ARTS GROUP PRESENTS BRIA SKONBERG QUINTET FRI. OCT. 10 – LINCOLN THEATRE   Columbus, OH – The Jazz Arts Group’s Inside Track series continues its 2014-15 season on Friday, October 10 at the historic Lincoln Theatre with the Columbus return of award-winning bandleader/trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg and her quintet....

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IMAGINE PRODUCTIONS OF COLUMBUS PRESENTS “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!” AT THE WALL STREET NIGHT CLUB.  MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW: Individual seats are $17. Tables (4 seats) are $65.  Call 614-398-1110 or visit ImagineColumbus.org to purchase tickets You Don’t Want to Miss This!! (COLUMBUS, OH) Imagine Productions of Columbus will present Little Shop of Horrors,...

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