Our annual compendium of all things weird and wonderful celebrates the city's finest.

A literary late bloomer and a laundromat for punk rockers. A hidden sculpture garden and the city’s happiest drummer. Nina West’s big year and a Bible-stacking feat of strength. All this can mean just one thing: Columbus Monthly is celebrating the quirky and the sublime, the savvy and the stylish, the bizarre and the beautiful. In other words, it’s time for our annual compendium of delightful tidbits from across Central Ohio, as well as 95 top picks from our readers. It’s your gateway to artistic treasures, awe-inspiring athletes, delicious meals and more. We swear on nine Bibles.

Contributors: By Laura Arenschield, Erin Edwards, Chris Gaitten, Dave Ghose, Suzanne Goldsmith, Brandon Heath, Emma Frankart Henterly, Brittany Moseley, Massillon Myers, Sherry Beck Paprocki and Nicholas Youngblood

Best of Columbus 2019: Editors' Picks for Around Town Best of Columbus 2019: Editors’ Picks for Arts & Entertainment Best of Columbus 2019: Nina West’s Breakthrough Moment Best of Columbus 2019: Editors’ Picks for Food & Drink Best of Columbus 2019: Editors’ Picks for Goods & Services Best of Columbus 2019: Editors’ Picks for Sports Best of Columbus 2019: My Favorite Things Best of Columbus 2019: Readers’ Poll 2019

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