Columbus Day — Both Sides

Sorry, but “Indigenous People’s Day” is just too long to put in the title. However, this weekend locals can acknowledge the legacy of Christopher Columbus whichever way they want. Federal Hill Columbus Day Celebration: It hardly needs saying that the Atwells Avenue area is to be scrupulously avoided this weekend, unless you actually want to …

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Columbus Day — Go Bowling

This statue* of Christopher Columbus at Elmwood and Reservoir Avenues is clearly not pointing in the direction of Federal Hill a neighborhood to be avoided today for many reasons. (Try Lang’s Bowlarama.) For more about Columbus, head to your local bookstore and purchase the wildly entertaining “A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World” …

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