In the Regional Universities–Midwest category, Otterbein University was named #9 in the U.S. News; World Report 2023 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.”
Westerville in the News
We know that Westerville is the place to be, with something to see, do, eat and explore for everyone. Don't just trust our word for it. Hear from others on why Westerville is such a great place to visit, live and work.
Popular pizzeria opening gelato scoop shop and mini-market with jarred sauce, fresh-baked bread
Feb. 28, 2023
According to franchisee Michael Carlson, DiCarlo’s is currently planning a Gelato scoop shop and mini-market within its Uptown Westerville restaurant. Carlson said the gelato flavors will be finalized soon, and the scoop shop will open at the Westerville location in “a month or two.” Likewise, several other offerings in the new mini-market, including fresh-baked bread, peppers, and jarred DiCarlo’s pizza sauce will also be available then.
Meet Andy Piper
Feb. 9, 2023
Learn more about Java Central's Andy Piper. Starting as a barista in Bluffton, OH while studying music at the local university and now one of the co-owners of Java Central Café in Westerville.
Tickets available for the Westerville Uptown Cookie Walk
Columbus On The Cheap
Feb. 2, 2023
Stroll through Westerville’s historic district, enjoying the shops and businesses while you collect cookies on the Uptown Cookie Walk on Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 12-4 pm. Tickets would make a great inexpensive gift for Valentine’s Day, and a fun activity to look forward to!
10.5 acre outdoor “Adventure Park” with canopy walks and more proposed for Columbus area
Jan. 10, 2023
The City of Westerville announced it will hold a public meeting to consult the Westerville community about the proposed addition of a 10.5-acre outdoor recreation space called Edge Adventure Park.
The Arts Council’s second annual Westerball showcases Westerville’s best artistic talent
Jan. 2, 2023
Westerball’s organizers aim to create a night enjoyable for all ages and interests. Activities include a kid’s art gallery with awards, a silent art auction, live dance performances, live music, photo backdrops, art galleries and installations featuring art from all different mediums, food, drinks, and more.
The Top 10 Restaurants in Columbus
Dec. 31, 2022
If you’re looking for the best restaurants that Columbus has to offer, look no further. Our readers cast their votes for their favorite spots in town, and the top 10 list is here to help guide you to greatness, with one of Westerville's own making the top 10.
This Ohio Food Trail Highlights The Iconic Dish That Is Columbus-Style Pizza
Only In Your State
Oct. 26, 2022
Columbus-style pizza is an iconic Ohio dish that's in a league of its own. It's so special, in fact, that there is an entire food trail devoted to this Buckeye State specialty. The food trail blazes through 18 delicious dining spots, from historic eateries to the new kids on the block, including two Westerville pizza shops.
Westerville ArtsLine: Live music, performances and more close out the fall season
The Columbus Dispatch
Oct. 23, 2022
Fans of the arts have many opportunities in November to embrace original art, live music and gift browsing, as well as attending dramatic performances, plus author and historical talks.
Fun Things to Do in Westerville with Kids
Lakes and Lattes
Traveler, eater, storyteller and creator of Lakes and Lattes shares her experience exploring Westerville with her daughter. On their day in the city, they shopped, learned about Westerville’s history, admired public art and ate throughout the city.