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Park Street Cantina Calls City Liquor License Objection a “Witch Hunt”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Park Street Cantina Calls City Liquor License Objection a “Witch Hunt”

On Monday, December 4, Columbus City Council voted to object to the renewal of eight local liquor licenses in Columbus. This annual review process is a common step taken toward shuttering businesses where illegal activity is frequent and problematic. “People who hold liquor permits hold them not as a right, but at the pleasure of […]

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Kroger Closing Store on Northeast Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kroger Closing Store on Northeast Side

Kroger is kicking off 2018 with a store closure that will impact residents on the Northeast side of Columbus and in the North Linden neighborhood. Effective January 31, the “Northern Lights” Kroger store will close its doors at 3353 Cleveland Ave. “Kroger continually evaluates each store’s performance to ensure that it is best meeting the needs […]

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Columbus 2017: Year in Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus 2017: Year in Review

The wild ride that was 2017 is nearly over. Which means it’s time for our annual look back at the ups and downs of the past 365 days to chronicle and contextualize the year’s events. Below you’ll find a month-by-month breakdown of some of the biggest stories that shaped this year in Columbus. BONUS: Tune […]

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19 Retailers that Filed for Bankruptcy and/or Closed Stores in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans 19 Retailers that Filed for Bankruptcy and/or Closed Stores in 2017

Consumer trends are changing in the world of traditional retail shopping. Those words couldn’t have rang truer in 2017, a year that saw a massive wave of bankruptcy filings and store closures across major brands, despite a growing US economy. Some of the spokespeople for the struggling stores are blaming Amazon for ravaging brick and […]

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The Top 10 Breweries in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Breweries in Columbus

2017 was a big year for beer in Columbus. Some of our local breweries were busy launching new products while others expanded their production facilities, and the overall trend in the consumer preferences for microbrews shows little signs of slowing down. Columbus was even recognized nationally has having the 9th highest “microbrewery density” in the […]

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The Top 20 Columbus Breweries

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 20 Columbus Breweries

2017 was a big year for beer in Columbus. Some of our local breweries were busy launching new products while others expanded their production facilities, and the overall trend in the consumer preferences for microbrews shows little sign of slowing down. Columbus was even recognized nationally has having the 9th highest “microbrewery density” in the […]

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Orangetheory Fitness Coming Soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Orangetheory Fitness Coming Soon to The Short North

Next summer, The Short North will be home to another fitness center when Orangetheory opens its doors inside The Castle development at 985 N. High St. “Having the opportunity to open a studio in the heart of the Short North is like a dream to me and my team,” stated Orangetheory Franchisee Sarah San Pedro. “We […]

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