Food, Fun, And Shopping for Everyone Near Our Westerville Apartments November 18, 2019 / Columbus / Leave a Comment Living at our Westerville apartments provides you and your family with the best of both worlds. You have restaurants, shopping, and entertainment close by without having to sacrifice a quiet and safe neighborhood. Fairway Lakes provides you and your family with luxury floorplans, easy freeway access, the well-known New Albany city school district, and plenty of fun and excitement at your disposal in Uptown Westerville.What makes our apartments in Westerville, Ohio a cut above the rest is that you’re in close proximity to the quaintness and charm of Uptown Westerville while living in your own private oasis just minutes away. Your family has plenty to do at home with bikeable and walkable sidewalks, a swimming pool, and a golf course, but if you want to spend a day out on the town – you’re just a quick drive away from Uptown Westerville. Here are just a few options for food, shopping, and entertainment for everyone in the household.Food & DrinksCoffee, date nights, quick bites, and family outings are all possible in Uptown Westerville. And who doesn’t love pizza? Bring the entire gang down to share a large NY- or Columbus-style pie at Cardinal Pizza where you can find traditional menu offerings like a Margherita pizza or mix things up with a white pizza with garlic and ricotta. Afterward, you can satisfy your sweet tooth at Rollies Ice Cream and Boba Tea. Here, they’re rolling up ice cream Thai style and serving it up with every topping imaginable. Or, if you’d prefer a hot espresso for a nightcap, you can go to Java Central where they often have live music throughout the week.If BBQ is what you’re craving, you can get your fix at Barrel & Boar on North State Street. This neighborhood favorite is doing it right with slow-cooked brisket, pulled pork, shrimp & grits, and more. Everyone in the family will find something they love. Of course, everyone wants Mexican food every now and again, and luckily for you, Tostadalicious is not far from our apartments in Westerville, serving up Mexican inspired salads, burritos, and, their specialty, tostadas!ShoppingIf there is one thing that Uptown Westerville has no shortage of – it’s shopping. Between art galleries, boutiques, furniture stores, and gift shops, you can wander the streets of this charming village for days and still not visit every shop. For gifts and decor, Green Haven Living is a lovely stop. Inside their store, you’ll find eco-friend and sustainable home decor items and gifts for every occasion. If spiritual exploration is something you are into, Mystic Nirvana carries books, crystals, home decor, art, and more.Edible treats are always wonderful to shop for and Uptown Westerville is home to a couple of great boutiques that sell everything from fine teas to balsamic vinegars. A Twist on Olives is a family-run business that sells an incredible array of gourmet olive oils and aged balsamic vinegar perfect for cooking weeknight dinners. Or, stock up on teas and spices at Uptown on Main where you’ll find every type of tea imaginable and spices in bulk.The little ones will love visiting Naturally Curious Kids, an imaginative toy store on East College Avenue. All of their toys promote learning and growth for all ages, and it’s just a great place to pop in and stay for a while. And the adults in the household might enjoy a quick stop into The Governor’s Cigar Lounge where you can splurge on a cigar or other fine tobacco products. Of course, you can’t leave out the pet in the household. Spoil your pet with toys, accessories, food, and more at Captivating Canines.For the active family, you can make sure all of your fitness and recreational gear is up to par at a couple of great shops in Uptown Westerville. Columbus Running has everything you need for the casual jogger to the marathon runner. They even organize running clubs for runners of all ages. And for the avid cyclists, Westerville Bike Shop has all the supplies and goodies you need to keep your bike in tip-top shape.Art and EntertainmentAs if the shopping and eating weren’t enough to keep you occupied, Uptown Westerville has so much more to do in terms of entertainment and fun. Spend an evening taking a step back in time at the Asterisk Supper Club where you’ll experience tea, dinner, or drinks in a Prohibition-era setting. Enjoy live music as you sip on uniquely hand-crafted cocktails. Another venue for live music and libations is Good Vibes Winery on South State Street. Drink locally-made wines while enjoying music from local artists. Check their calendar for other fun events.If performance art is what you’re looking for, you’ll want to check out Good Medicine Productions where you’ll enjoy improv, storytelling, and comedic performances all for a good cause. Or you can sign up for a class or catch a performance at Generations Performing Arts Center. They offer dance classes for all ages and all skill levels and hold regularly scheduled recitals.As for art galleries, Uptown Westerville has top-notch artists displaying their work all across town. David Myers Art Studio & Gallery doesn’t just display art, but they offer art instruction and coaching as well. If you’d like a special piece commissioned for your home, that’s a service they provide. Sunbear Studios & Gallery is another original art gallery with work displayed by Meredith Martin and other local artists. Check their calendar for events and art classes.Explore Charming Uptown Westerville Just Minutes from Our Westerville ApartmentsThere’s never a dull moment when you live at Fairway Lakes. Food, shopping, and lots of fun are right in your backyard. Book your tour of our Westerville apartments today.