Columbus truly embodies the spirit of neighborhood, according to research from the housing blog StorageCafe. About 80% of residents here report that they are happy with their neighbors, the second highest percentage of U.S. cities surveyed behind only Indianapolis. Columbus residents are good examples of the stereotypical Midwest friendly.
Most people know them as people who start conversations with strangers on the street and help their neighbors in need. A recent StorageCafe study ranked Columbus as the second city in the country in terms of neighborhood. The cost of living in Columbus is 10% lower than the national average, particularly in categories such as health care, housing and public services. And, in winter, you can find wonderful light screens all over the city, in places like the Columbus Zoo and the Columbus Commons.
Drink a Seventh Son American Strong Ale or a Miracle Lite Hazy IPA at Seventh Son Brewery, which readers of 614 Magazine, Columbus Alive and Columbus Underground consistently rank as the best brewery in Columbus.