Look, it's easy to rarely leave the bubble that is Campus. But you shouldn't fall into that trap, not when there's so much amazing happening just outside those walls. Maybe then you'll understand why so many OSU students stick around after graduation.
81. WATCH A MOVIE WITH YOUR MIDNIGHT SNACK AT LATE NIGHT SLICE
1030 N. High St., Short North
This Short North pizza truck slings hot and gooey slices and pies 'til the wee hours. Grab a table while you eat and you can watch a flick or some kitschy TV show projected on the parking lot's brick wall.
82. SEE MUSIC ON THE CHEAP AT THE BASEMENT
391 Neil Ave., Arena District
This intimate, underground venue in the Arena District (next to the spacious LC Pavilion) is the place to see up-and coming touring bands, usually for a ticket price that can't be beat.
83. STOP AND SMELL 11,000 ROSES
3923 N. High St., Clintonville
With various rose gardens and gorgeous landscaping spanning 13 acres, strolling through the Park of Roses is a delightfully fragrant way to enjoy the great outdoors.
84. GET A TASTY REMINDER OF MOM'S KITCHEN AT NANCY'S HOME COOKING
3133 N. High St., Clintonville
Have a hankering for chicken and noodles, Garbage Omelets and meatloaf? Head to everyone's favorite Clintonville diner for some homemade favorites that would make your mom proud.
85. GET MAC AND CHEESE WITH GREAT ATMOSPHERE ON THE SIDE AT BLUE DANUBE
2439 N. High St., Campus
The Dube is a tradition and an essential college experience. Stop by for late night eats after a show at the Newport and get side of super-indulgent mac and cheese.
86. GO CRATE-DIGGING FOR VINYL AT MAGNOLIA THUNDERPUSSY
1155 N. High St., Short North
Listen up, music lovers: Magnolia Thunderpussy has a wide selection of new and used CDs, DVDs, posters and even records. It's a great place to dig in and search for the real deal on vinyl.
87. STAND UP FOR LOCAL LAUGHS AT THE FUNNY BONE
145 Easton Town Ctr., Easton
On Tuesday nights, support local laugh-makers at the Funny Bone's Columbus Comedian Showcase for just $5. Want to earn a laugh yourself? Sign up to showcase your own talent.
88. DON A JAUNTY HAT AT TIGERTREE
787 N. High St., Short North
This Short North boutique features men and women's clothing, jewelry and fun gifts (including stylish chapeaus).
89. KICK IT UP WITH HOUNDDOGS' SPICY PIE AT 3 A.M.
2657 N. High St., Campus
An all-night campus haunt, Hounddogs Three Degree Pizza is one of the best places in Columbus to refuel when everyone else is sleeping. Don't miss the spicy sauce and the garlicky Smokin' Joe's crust.
90. PUT OUT THE FIRE ON THE RHINE ... IF YOU CAN HANDLE IT
248 S. Fourth St., Downtown
Like your dogs hot and spicy? Head to the fun Downtown hangout Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace. Among all the crazy combos is the kicked-up Fire on the Rhine dog. If you can't handle it, cool off with one of their signature slushies.100 things to do before you graduate: 91-100 >>