Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival 2016

Written by Dani and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background:39 large, illuminated displays adorn the Natural Resources Park of the Ohio State Fairgrounds.  The Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival runs from from November 25th 2016 through January 2nd 2017.  Viewing times are 5pm to 10pm nightly.  The Event offers lighted silk lanterns, food vendors, and an…

Columbus International Festival 2016

Written/Photography by: Andrew Livelsberger Background:Currently in it’s 61st year, the Columbus International Festival showcases the diversity in cultures that permeate the Columbus, Ohio area. Impression:I walked into the Celeste Center at the Ohio State Fairgrounds to the sounds of Bollywood.  The sites showed a diversity in cultures from all over the globe.  German and Irish,…

Ohio Veteran’s Plaza at the Ohio Statehouse

Written/Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background:The Ohio Veteran’s Plaza is located by the 3rd street entrance to the Ohio Statehouse.  The plaza originally started as an act of civil disobedience.  Carl Chandler and Harry Edwards, two Vietnam veterans placed a 4×8 foot piece of plywood on the statehouse grounds in 1981 as a tribute.  For their…

Ohio Statehouse Remembers 9/11 On The 15th Anniversary

Written/Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Today is the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks here in America.   The Ohio Statehouse lawn was covered in flags, 2977 to be exact in memory of those who lost their lives on that day.  Close to 90 volunteers helped with the installation.  The display will stay up until…

Comfest Burlesque (Adult Content)

Written/Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Dimples Diamond Background: Per Wikipedia, Burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects.[1] The word derives from the Italian burlesco, which, in turn, is derived from the Italian burla – a joke, ridicule or mockery. There were…

Ohio Village Muffins Base Ball Team

Written by Danielle and Andrew Livelsberger Photography by Andrew Livelsberger Background:Ohio Village Muffins Website.Playing over 40 matches a year, this vintage Base Ball team plays the game against other vintage teams in Ohio and around the country.  Rules followed are from the 1860’s time period.  The Ohio Village Muffins home field is located at the…

Greenberg’s Train Show

Written: Andrew and Danielle Livelsberger Photography:  Andrew Livelsberger Background:On January 16-17, 2016, the train and toy show was held at the Ohio Expo Center Lausche Building in Columbus.  the show is designed for kids as well as adults of all ages for fun and furthering the hobby.The official website is HERE. Impression:Walking in, you could…

The Cliff At Rising Park

Photography and Written by: Andrew Livelsberger Background:Rising Park is located in Lancaster, Ohio and houses a popular hiking area, a cliff face that is 250 ft above the park level. Impression:This is a favorite spot of many to come and watch the sunset and see what Lancaster looks like from an elevated view.The pictures pretty…

Arnold 2016 – Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Written: Andrew Livelsberger Photography/Video:  Andrew Livelsberger Background:  The International Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization that honors the world’s greatest athletes.  This annual event is held every year at the Arnold Fitness Expo in Columbus, OH. Impression:As it has been every year, the star studded inductee list is nothing short of fabulous.  To…

Arnold 2016 – Pole Fitness Championship Series

Video/Photography:  Andrew Livelsberger Written/Interviewer: Dani Livelsberger Background:This is the 28th year of the Arnold Fitness Expo in Columbus, OH.  This year we covered the Pole Championship Series, which is in it’s second year at this event. Impression:Let’s face it, fitness trends come and go.  Some just transform into others through out the years.  When I…