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One of Columbus' historic arches
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Columbus’ nickname "Arch City" comes from the early 20th century arches that used to stretch over the city’s streets and provide electricity for streetcars and streetlights.

Walking the runway in a piece by Joan Madison at Fashion Week Columbus
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Columbus has the third-highest concentration of fashion designers in the USA, behind only New York City and Los Angeles.

Live music in Columbus, Ohio
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Famous people from Columbus include R.L. Stine, author of the best-selling Goosebumps children’s novels, celebrity chef Guy Fieri and pop music duo Twenty One Pilots.

Photo: Rainer Ziehm

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A demonstration during the COSI Science Festival in Columbus, Ohio
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Parading down Scioto Mile during the Columbus Pride Festival
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Larry Hamil
Dancing to live music during the Jazz & Rib Fest in Columbus, Ohio
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Randall L. Schieber


Jazz & Rib Fest


Revelers gathered in the Short North Arts District for HighBall Halloween in Columbus, Ohio
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Alison Colvin


HighBall Halloween