Reasons to love our city despite difficult times

Even during these dark days, Columbus Monthly still managed to find acts of grace, joy, inspiration and community in Central Ohio. From pandemic pivots to stay-at-home heroes, from a 400-foot artistic affirmation to a Zoom-friendly charcuterie kit, our staffers have identified dozens of things to love about our city, plus 98 top picks from our readers.

Contributors: Erin Edwards, Chris Gaitten, Dave Ghose, Suzanne Goldsmith, Emma Frankart Henterly, Brittany Moseley, Ana Piper and Peter Tonguette

Editors’ Picks for Around Town Editors’ Picks for Arts & Entertainment Editors’ Picks for Food & Drink Editors’ Picks for Goods & Services Neighborhood for Desperate Bookworms Home Office Upgrades Editors’ Picks for Sports Pandemic Pivots Stay-at-Home Heroes Readers’ Poll