Christmas in Columbus, GA


The 2022 Christmas Season brought with it a beautiful cold front.

1000 Block of Broadway

1200 Block of Broadway

We all enjoyed the beautiful iced fountains this year in what others have nicknamed, “The Fountain City.”

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Top 5 Things To Do in Phenix City, AL


The lack of coverage/knowledge of what’s going on in our neighboring, sister city, Phenix City, is impressive- so let’s roll out a “Top 5 To Do” to start: Temporary Food Truck Park Museum of Wonder – The first “Drive-Thru Museum”, in the world, was founded off Highway 431, and nearby land is the home, that started in the 1970’s as Butch Anthony’s...

Locally Sourced Market & Upscale Spirits Store Set for Midtown


Set to Open Summer of 2023 in Midtown Midtown Provisions LLC, looks to bring the first upscale Market and high end Spirits store to the Midtown community. This innovative concept was created, and specifically designed with the Midtown market in mind. Based on existing resources and needs of the area, two families, who also live in the Midtown community, began plans to create the business model in...

A True Homecoming


Dear reader, I hope you find this not as much as an informative piece, but rather a sincere invitation to a celebration.  Saturday, October 15th I’ll be performing at The Loft Green Room Stage to celebrate the release of Play It Loud So the Stars Can Hear in my hometown of Columbus, Georgia. I’ve lived in Nashville since 2018, so it’s certainly a homecoming in that literal sense...

Meeting of the Minds & A Very HAPPY, Happy Hour


This Wednesday at 5:45-7:30PM, we will host Meeting of the Minds on Diversity & Inclusion at Pop UPtown (1234 Broadway). Join the community in a very important conversation, with a group of incredible panelists: Gail Burgos (Officer of Diversity at TSYS), Norman Hardman (Chair of Mayor’s Commission on Unity, Diversity & Prosperity) Carolina Rodriguez (Land Bank Authority), and Austin...

Yoyo Ferro to Paint Mural on Pop UPtown


Yoyo Ferro paints mural at Pop UPtown this weekend. With the growing demand for accessible public art, Uptown Columbus, Inc. and Artbeat of Columbus teamed up to recruit Atlanta-based muralist, Yoyo Ferro, to paint the first facade mural in Uptown Columbus this weekend. The mural will be painted on the facade of the first pop-up shop and event space in the area, Pop UPtown, located at 1234...


C named Columbus, Georgia as one of the 10 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. in its “2018 – 10 Best Places to Retire” rankings. According to, each of these 10 cities offers access to affordable and quality healthcare, an accessible cost of living, retiree-friendly businesses and services, as well as amenities to keep residents active and engaged. See...

Way Down Film Festival Hosting Celebrities and Expanding


Celebrate the $9.5 billion film industry here, as Synovus presents the third annual Way Down Film Festival on Oct 19-21st at the gorgeous, historic state theater, Springer Opera House! Saluting 47 incredible short films from around the world, savor a weekend of seven curated screenings, innovative thematic parties (like the Saturday Night Awards Bash, picture below, presented by Mercedes Benz of...