Shooting in Short North At N. High and 1st on 7/18/2021

A felonious assault report was files by the Columbus Division of Police on 7/18/2021 @ 3:49 am. Visual Ohio staff happened to be walking in the vicinity of that incident at 9:00 am. The Columbus Crime Scene Search Unit (CSSU) was still on scene wrapping up their phase of the investigation. According to the police…

Boardman Arts Park

Background Boardman Arts Park is located in downtown Delaware, Ohio at 154 W. Williams Street.This 2.2 acre park started in 2017. Volunteers started organizing at the site, transforming this unused green space into an ongoing evolution of arts in the heart of Delaware. It is home to many festivals, concerts, events, activities and works of…

38th Annual Doo Dah Parade

Background From the Organizer Since 1984 we’ve been Celebrating Liberty & Lunacy at the Annual Doo Dah Parade! You can too! Exercise your First Amendment right, through humor. Parade Line-up begins as at Noon on Park Street. Parade Steps Off @ 1 pm from corner of Buttles & Park St. Parade your stuff around Short…

Chadwick Arboretum

Background “Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens is an extensive, urban, green reserve of over 60 acres located within the 1,600 acres of The Ohio State University main campus in Columbus, Ohio. Take a virtual tour of Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens by exploring our website or YouTube Virtual Tour Playlist. Or, better yet, come visit our gardens…

State of Ohio Asylum for the Insane Cemetery

Background If you look up this cemetery on Google Maps, you’ll likely find 3 different locations represented. The one we are looking at today is adjacent to the City of Columbus Police Aviation complex. You’ll find it behind the buildings at 2130 West Broad Street, Columbus Ohio. This is in what is known as the…

Franklinton Cemetery

Background In the heart of downtown Columbus is it’s origin. The first settlement, in what is now called Franklin county, was established in 1797. As the city of Columbus grew, Franklinton was annexed and incorporated in 1859. Franklinton is now a neighborhood in west downtown Columbus known primarily for its art scene and micro-brews. The…

Say Their Names Memorial

Franklinton is always a favorite place for us. Never fail, upon the return there – it seems that there is something new. It has been a while since we have been in that area, so there was quite a bit different. Standing out the most was the Say Their Names Memorial. The text on the…

Walnut Woods Metro Park

Located south of Columbus in Groveport, OH, you’ll find a rather unassuming metro park at first glance. However, take a little stroll through just the Tall Pines area and you’ll know that you’ve found something special. The Walnut Woods Metro Park is one of many in the Columbus Metro Parks system. The park office is…

Street Art at HEM Auto Parts, Columbus, OH

We went to a location for some street art and murals to start out the 2021! After our successful trip to Lookout Supply, we decided to drive about the neighborhood and found some more art at the HEM Auto Parts building on 1559 McKinley Ave, Columbus, OH 43222. Sometimes you just need to explore your…