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First Look: Hilton Completes Renovation at Easton Hotel

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Hilton Completes Renovation at Easton Hotel

Representatives at the Hilton Columbus at Easton announced today the completion of a major renovation to their 345-room facility. The two-year project included the first major redesign for the hotel in the 17 years it has been in operation. “When we embarked on this expansive, dual phase mission to redefine sophistication in hospitality we did […]

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A 36,000 Square Foot LEGO Playground is Coming to Columbus in 2018

Walker Evans Walker Evans A 36,000 Square Foot LEGO Playground is Coming to Columbus in 2018

In 2018, Columbus will become home to the first LEGOLAND Discovery Center in the state of Ohio. Representatives at Easton Town Center announced this morning that construction is expected to begin soon on the new space, which will replace the recently closed KDB entertainment venue within the newly remodeled Easton Station building. “The LEGOLAND Discovery […]

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Local Businesses Celebrate Your Kindness With Perks During The Big Give

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Businesses Celebrate Your Kindness With Perks During The Big Give

Typically, when you give to charity, you expect nothing in return. But The Big Give isn’t your typical philanthropic event. For just 26 hours stretching between October 10 and October 11, the entire Central Ohio community will come together to raise millions for hundreds of local nonprofits, and even the smallest donations can get you […]

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Columbus Nonprofits Must Learn to Multitask to Adapt to Needs of Community

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Nonprofits Must Learn to Multitask to Adapt to Needs of Community

In order for nonprofits to adapt to the changing needs of the community, they have to learn to multitask. David Brown, Creative Director and Founder of The Harmony Project, sees this in his own organization, which has mission touch points that range from education, to the arts, to neighborhood engagement. “It’s really difficult to be […]

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Columbus Community Comes Together for The Big Give

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Community Comes Together for The Big Give

Public-private partnerships. Collaboration. Civic Engagement. “The Columbus Way.” You’ve likely heard these descriptors mentioned by local leaders over the past decade when talking about big picture ideas for improving our city, but what do they actually mean? When discussing this year’s 26-hour philanthropic Big Give campaign with Dale Heydlauff, SVP of Corporate Communications at AEP, he […]

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Le Chocoholique Closes Short North Store

Walker Evans Walker Evans Le Chocoholique Closes Short North Store

After seven years of business at 601 N. High St., Le Chocoholique is ending its brick-and-mortar operations to focus on wholesale and retail accounts. The store originally opened in the summer of 2010, with the rare story of replacing an underperforming Starbucks location with a locally-operated cafe. The shop featured coffee, chocolates and cocktails, and […]

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Old North (and South Clintonville) Named Hottest Hipster Neighborhoods in US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old North (and South Clintonville) Named Hottest Hipster Neighborhoods in US

If you’re looking for a combination of hip local businesses to frequent and an active real estate market, then you could do no better than the Old North neighborhood right here in Columbus. According to a joint report by Yelp and Realtor.com, the 43202 zip code — which technically includes both the south end of […]

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