Asian Festival kicks off
Columbus' Asian Festival kicked off Sunday with Dragon Boat Races on the Scioto River.
Because of the races, there will be roads closed in the downtown area around the race. The roads are Washington Boulevard, Belle St. Rush Avenue, Starling St., West State St., Lucas St., West Chapel St., West Capital St.
The races start at 8:30 a.m. and awards are presented at 4:30 p.m.
The rest of the Asian Festival is May 27th and 28th at Franklin Park.