The Slingshot at Sullivant and Lucas in Franklinton

Background Designed by Franklinton resident and artist Andrew Lundberg of Lundberg Industrial Arts LLC, a giant slingshot sculpture is now installed at the Lucas Street Plaza. CASTO Communities wanted to place something there and approached Lundberg, whom they have worked on past projects. Half a dozen design ideas were discussed, with CASTO green lighting the…

New Dog Park at Scioto Audubon Metro Park

If you know us, you know we love us some dogs! INSTRAGAM LIVE SESSION! When downtown, one of our favorite places to take our pack is to Scioto Audubon Metro Park. Not only is it a great park to visit and hike for us, but they have a dog park area for the pooches to…

One Shot – Walnut Woods – Back to Tall Pines

Went to hike at the Tall Pines area of the Walnut Woods Metro Park in Groveport, OH. Experimenting with some post processing techniques on the images, so decided to share this one. I’m looking to try and find a way to mimic the Polaroid 600 Yellow Instant Film. Enjoy and have a Happy New Year!…

State Auto Nativity Scene

Background Every year on the campus of the State Auto offices, Christmas Corner adorns the area with scene of the Christian nativity / birth of Jesus. There are plans for having a choir starting December 1 at 530pm. Lighting schedules are as follows for 2021: Through Jan. 3: Daily from 6 – 8 a.m.; 5:00…

Ohio Renaissance Festival 2021 Edition

Background 2020 was a difficult year for many. Even the Ohio Renaissance Festival was not immune to the effects that the Coronavirus had on the world. The Ohio Renaissance Festival is an annual event that spans several weekends. Each weekend is themed. The festival is home to vendors, food and entertainment inspired by medieval time…

Native American Village at George Rogers Clark Park

Background Located in Clark County, this 250 acre park offers 5 miles of trails. There are scenic waterways, meadows, wildflowers and plenty of wildlife. Hosterman lake is also here and allows for fishing and non-motorized boating. There is also a native american village here to explore, which is the subject of out post today. Google…

First Responder’s Park – Olde Hilliard

Background First Responder’s Park in Hilliard, Ohio is a place created for reflection and remembrance. It pays tribute to the 403 who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the attacks of 9/11. The park not only has their names, but also has metal sculptures made from the steel of the downed World Trade Centers. Google Maps…

Hartman Rock Garden

Background Located at the corner of Russell and McCain avenue in Springfield, the Hartman Rock Garden is the work of one man, Ben Hartman. Ben Hartman was a mold-maker by trade and moved from Pennsylvania to Springfield in 1913 for a job at the Springfield Machine Tool Company foundry. Things were going well for the…

Garden of Constants

Background Want to find something interesting while out and about on OSU campus by the Horseshoe? Just a short walk from the main entrance to the ‘Shoe, you’ll find Dreese Laboratories. Dreese Lab is home to the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Installed in 1994, this art piece was the idea of Barbara…

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…