29 Reasons to Explore Columbus, Ohio
Short North: What to do
Collier West Browse Collier West's gorgeous displays of antiquey dishes, plush bedding and other high-end accessories, including the world's most dreamy chandeliers (614/294-9378; collierwest.com).
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams A three-scoop sampler dish lets fickle folks choose three of the dazzling flavors, which change seasonally. Our favorite combo: salty caramel, bourbon buttered pecan and tangy apricot fro-yo (614/488-3224; jenisicecreams.com).
On Paper This lovely, stylish stationery store (pictured at left) is a must-see for anyone who loves to write letters the old-fashioned way. Many products, including personalized stationery, are available online (800/286-6617; onpaper.com).
Studios on High This sunny artist cooperative is one of nearly 20 Short North galleries and shows a variety of work from local artists (614/461-6487; studiosonhigh.com).
Tasi Cafe Tucked in an alley behind High Street, Tasi is open all day but serves an especially memorable breakfast, thanks to European-style breads (614/222-0788; tasicafe.com).
Tigertree This fun hipster boutique has a carefully curated mix of clothes, jewelry and knickknacks (614/299-2660; shoptigertree.com).