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Doo Dah Parade 2012

July 4, 2012


Today was the 2012 Doo Dah Parade, the anything goes celebration of weirdness that takes over my neighborhood once a year.  I would try to explain but I think it is better that the pictures speak for themselves.  Enjoy. .     Advertisements

2011 Doo Dah Parade

July 4, 2011


Today was the 28th Annual Doo Dah Parade, right through my neighborhood. As best described by the Short North Gazette: “The first Doo Dah Parade was July 4th (rain date July 3rd) in the year of our Emperor 1984. It was slated to start at one o’clock from Goodale Park – then to meander through […]

Columbus Italian Festival

October 10, 2010


This weekend was the Columbus Italian Festival, going strong for 30+ years. This is a fun festival with great food and music. It takes place in a small neighborhood called the Italian Village close to downtown Columbus. The neighborhood is centered around the 112 year old St. John the Baptist Cathedral. A highlight of the […]

Columbus 2010 Pride Parade

June 19, 2010


Some events are just too fun to pass up. Now that we live in the trendy part of town, it is possible to walk to all sorts of madness (more on the move in a future post). One weekend a year is reserved for the Pride Festival, a celebration of all those who are not […]

Columbus 2009 Pride Festival

June 21, 2009


It was an exciting weekend. I volunteered with the Red Cross first aid team at the 2009 Columbus Pride Parade and Festival. The Festival occupied Goodale Park in downtown Columbus. Thousands of people attended, I was amazed at what an event it was. The parade went right through downtown Columbus part the State House and […]

Columbus Asian Festival

May 25, 2009


Continuing our tradition of hitting up all the local festivals, we went to the Asian Festival on Saturday. We attended in the capacity of Red Cross volunteers, manning the first aid tent. I am happy to report that there were no major incidents while we were there, mostly lots of band-aids for people with poor […]