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I'm moving to Columbus Ohio. Can anyone tell me about the city?

I have kids, ages 2 1/2 and 8 weeks, so I need to know about children's activities. I also don't have a place to live yet, we're staying with family until we find a place, so I need to know what are good neighborhoods with relatively cheap places to rent. Anyone who knows of any job openings could let me know. I have a B.S. in psychology and my boyfriend only has a high school diploma. If any of you have kids, please let me know what the school systems are like and where some good preschools/day care centers are located so I can check them out. We are moving from a small town in Kentucky that has no opportunities for either of us and terrible school systems. I'm very stressed, so please help!

Asked By: mom of 2 :-) - 8/26/2007
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I live just outside of Columbus. I don't suggest moving actually into Columbus. It is very busy with the airport, OSU, theaters, COSI, the Blue Jackets (Hockey), the Clippers (baseball) and everything else downtown. I moved here from a small town and love it!! Being in the suburbs puts you close to many activities... More
Answered By: Angie - 8/27/2007
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I have only been to Columbus a few times, but it seems like a great city.
Answered By: Jim - Pittsburgh, PA - 8/26/2007
 
i've been there couple of times and its a great city! i think you will like it!
Answered By: Maya - 8/26/2007
 
COSI and the Columbus Zoo are both fabulous family places to go any time of year. The French market is great too. My sister and her family lived in Columbus for a few years and loved it. If you're not already, get ready to be a Buckeyes fan, they live and breathe it there. The Ohio State University is affiliated... More
Answered By: LAUREN N - 8/26/2007
 
The Dublin ( north side) and Easton ( East of course) suburbs are superb as far as amenities and the people who live in the area. If you like historic, try Germantown, an area just south of the city center that has many beautifully restored old buildings and a well kept neighborhood. All of the above are the stand outs... More
Answered By: Lance C - 8/26/2007
 
my wife and i lived in columbus for a little over 5 yrs..couldnt wait to leave..very busy city..very overly populated unless you live on the outskirts..their are some nice (??) places..mostly appartments..all require refernces and a nifty security deposit..we lived off morris ave. not to far from rt 71...like i said..... More
Answered By: eb_guy - 8/26/2007
 
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