Author Archives: Betsy

The “Sounds of Summer” Included Plenty of Fun Facts

No day is complete without learning a fun fact. During the Westerville Symphony Orchestra’s recent “Sounds of Summer” concert at Alum Creek Park, conductor Peter Stafford Wilson shared several fun facts with the audience and musicians alike. Did you know … Continue reading

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Cool Off With Leprechauns and Mad March Hares at Dublin’s Ballantrae Community Park

To survey the beautiful landscape from the summit of the Hill of Tara, revel in the tranquil atmosphere of Glendalough or walk the pebbled paths of Powerscourt’s elegant gardens, you have to fly to Dublin, Ireland. But to see an … Continue reading

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What Does Inniswood Have In Common With “The Little Brick Church at the Bend of the Road?”

In the North Linden neighborhood of Columbus, you’ll see a church near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Huy Road that’s worth a closer look. McKendree United Methodist Church dates to 1820, when Henry Innis opened his Clinton Township home … Continue reading

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What Part of Inniswood Metro Gardens Would Grace and Mary Like?

Whenever I spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon or weekday evening at Inniswood Metro Gardens, I think about my grandmother and how much she enjoyed visiting this lovely place. Located at 940 South Hempstead Road in Westerville, Inniswood was once was … Continue reading

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Think of the Westerville Symphony Orchestra for Fantastic Summer Concerts

“Summer Afternoon” may have earned Henry James’ vote for the two most beautiful words in the English language, but I cast my ballot for “Summer Concert” as the two most beautiful synonyms for this delightful season. I came to that … Continue reading

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