The attentionworthy, the craveworthy and perhaps the occasional unsavory, in and around Columbus, Ohio..capital city...sleeper hottie of the Midwest.

Buzzfeed Takes On East High’s 1951 Yearbook

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"Senior quotes? More like sexually-charged personal ads. If you know any of these 80-year-old Ohioans, please give them a high-five and maybe some prune juice.”

Buzzfeed staff member Jen Lewis dissects this Columbus high school’s senior yearbook statements here: The 1951 East High School Yearbook Is Better Than Yours. Old yearbook fanatics such as myself will loooooovvvvvve it. 

Behind the bar at Three Deuces in Franklinton, Columbus, O.  Bring cash, because it’s what they take.  Also…you’ll want singles for the jukebox.  Expect no frills, talk to a local, tip your sweet bartender and if you’re lucky, catch a glimpse of the long-time owner and his impressive full head of white hair.

Happy 2012, Columbus.  As this year marks the 200th anniversary of drafts laid for what would become this place we call home, I hope you’re busy dreaming up some plans of your own.  Cheers, all. *Dreamland Theater, formerly at 21 N. High St. Downtown, as advertised in The Columbus Dispatch, 1917.  Visit columbuslibrary.org to browse or add to their digital collection of historical Columbus photos…which is where I found this one.

Happy 2012, Columbus. As this year marks the 200th anniversary of drafts laid for what would become this place we call home, I hope you’re busy dreaming up some plans of your own. Cheers, all. *Dreamland Theater, formerly at 21 N. High St. Downtown, as advertised in The Columbus Dispatch, 1917. Visit columbuslibrary.org to browse or add to their digital collection of historical Columbus photos…which is where I found this one.

Open door.  North Campus Area, Columbus, O.

Open door.  North Campus Area, Columbus, O.

Ooo-la-la…I had the recent luck of spending all day at The Top Steak House in Bexley, cast as the office hussy for a Christmas dinner party pictorial in Columbus Crave Magazine.  Intrigued a bit?  Just go.  Go early, sit at the bar and $plurge on a cocktail.  It’s the closest you will get to time travel in this town without a DeLorean

HOMAGE vintage sportswear retail store, 17 Brickel St., Short North, Columbus, Ohio.  Whether you’re a cheerleader-type (picture me embarrassingly raising hand), compulsive gum-chewer (I’ll take ten bags of Big League Chew at the check out, please), procurer of pop culture references , a loyal alumnus or a sports fan, there’s a little something here for everyone.

I love the details on this building…get a coffee (hint, hint: this Maple latte is goooood) at Cafe Brioso and look up as you walk east from High.  Gay St., Col’s, OH.

Vintage wallpaper, Merion Village home.  Cols. OH.

Vintage wallpaper, Merion Village home.  Cols. OH.

Ladies Lounge Couch, Ohio Theater, Columbus.

Ladies Lounge Couch, Ohio Theater, Columbus.