From September 23-29, Short North Arts District businesses will roll out the scarlet and grey carpet during Buckeye Week. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to experience the places and spaces where they will make lasting memories during their time at The Ohio State University by exploring shops, galleries, prospective internships, and restaurants. Check out the offers from businesses to Buckeyes below; must show a valid BuckID and mention the offer upon payment.

Eat & Drink

Ampersand Asian Supper Club will offer $2 off any ramen or rice bowl

Bakersfield will offer two free tacos with purchase of any appetizer

Bodega will offer any burger and shareable for $17

BrewDog Short North will offer $12 for any pizza

Bristol Republic will offer any two sides and a snack for $15

C. Krueger’s Finest Baked Goods will offer a buy one, get one free cookie

Harvey & Ed’s will offer a $20 pre-fixe menu for lunch from 9/24-9/27 including a soup/salad course (choice of house salad, Greek salad, or cup of matzo ball soup) and sandwich course (choice of falafel hoagie, turkey rachel, hot pastrami, or corned beef)

Local Cantina will offer $2 tacos

Mac’s Proper Pub will offer their Buckeye burger with fries for $7.95

Short North Piece of Cake will offer $5 off any purchase $10 or more

The Eagle will offer a free quarter of their award-winning fried chicken with purchase of any appetizer

Union Cafe will offer 15% off regular-priced menu items (food and dine-in only)


Created Hardwood will offer up to 20% off select items and chance to win a cutting board with a Putt-Putt challenge (minimum $1 donation to Columbus Humane Society required to putt)

Glean will offer 10% off your purchase

Global Gifts will offer an in-store scavenger hunt the entire week, which can earn you a 10% coupon when completed, an open house on 9/24 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm, where students can learn about volunteer and internship opportunities; and a PLARN demonstration (knitting with plastic bag “yarn”) on 9/28 from 1:00pm -3:00pm;

Jolie Occasions will offer 20% off your purchase

On Paper will offer discounted ($12) designed and printed monogram initial note cards, featuring a collegiate letter and scarlet and gray color palette

Prologue Bookshop will offer 10% off for all OSU students (year-round) and a free gift for students who sign up for their loyalty program (plus, learn about their new student book club!)

Pursuit will offer the Pursuit Standard Collection Suit for $249 (alterations sold separately when necessary)

Red Giraffe Designs will offer 20% off any regular purchase and 15% off any jewelry customization

rowe will offer 15% off your purchase and a free reusable shopping bag, which takes 10% off future purchases when shopping with the bag

Samson…A Men’s Emporium will offer 10% off all new fall clothing

The Candle Lab will offer $5 off your purchase

THREAD will offer a curated OSU capsule, including custom made 614 apparel, as well as 15% off your purchase

Verizon will offer free activation (up to $40 value) and information about employment

Arts & Galleries

24 Lincoln Street Studios will have a plenum air demonstration on 9/28 with artist Karen LaValley

Marcia Evans Gallery will offer 10% off everything in the gallery, will have scarlet and grey locally made hand-knitted scarfs and hats available for purchase, and will have information about available internships

Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art will have information about available internships

Short North Stage will offer a Thursday night student subscription of six shows for $50 (redeemable in-person at the box office or by calling (614) 725.4042)

Studios on High Gallery will have artist demonstrations by exhibiting artists throughout the week

Services & Salons

CorePower Yoga will offer a free week for new students, student rates for unlimited monthly class packages ($99), and discounted class packages

L I T Life + Yoga will offer a two week unlimited class pass (new students only) for $15 and a college student monthly unlimited class pass for $79

Mukha Spa will offer 20% off all services and products

Ohio Strength will offer a one-week trial for $20 (regularly $60) and unlimited classes for one week (week must be activated from 9/23-9/29)

OrangeTheory Fitness will offer a free class to all OSU students​ at the Short North location while spots are available from September 23-29; must call the studio at (614) 721.0031 to schedule

PENZONE Salon + Spa will offer 25% off your first entire service (retail + service), 25% off your next service, and $25 toward a retail item with your next service

Royal Rhino Club will offer 50% off a haircut, beard trim, or straight razor shave for first-time guests

The Blowout Bar will offer 10% off of your service (blowout, updo, half up, dry style, makeup service)


Axis Nightclub will offer $3 off the price of admission

Columbus Food Adventures will offer discounted tickets ($25) for a Short North Food Tour through DTix. The tour includes tastes from seven local businesses, as well as the history and development of the vibrant arts district

Kingmakers will offer half off the library fee