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New Downtown Report Details Continual Neighborhood Growth

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Downtown Report Details Continual Neighborhood Growth

A lot of time, effort, and energy has been invested in the revitalization of Downtown Columbus in the past decade. A lot of money has been invested too — $1.9 billion to be exact, according to the freshly released Downtown Columbus Economic Development Update Report for the Third Quarter of 2014, prepared by the Capital […]

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Grand Opening to Showcase New Market-Rate Homes in Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Grand Opening to Showcase New Market-Rate Homes in Weinland Park

Wagenbrenner Development is hosting a party on Sunday to show off the completed model home in their Grant Park development. The project, which first broke ground late last year, marks the first foray into new market-rate housing for the developer in Weinland Park. The plan is to eventually build 41 single family houses on the […]

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Pizzuti Teams up with Northstar Café on Lane Avenue Development

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Pizzuti Teams up with Northstar Café on Lane Avenue Development

Upper Arlington’s rapidly growing Lane Avenue area is set to be the location of a new Northstar Café in the near future. Northstar owners Kevin, Katie, and Darren Malhame have submitted plans to open at 1515 West Lane Avenue in a new two-story 13,432 square-foot building developed by The Pizzuti Companies, which will include a […]

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OSU Transit Plan Proposes Big Changes for Campus

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Transit Plan Proposes Big Changes for Campus

Ohio State has been working on a transit and parking plan meant to improve the flow of car, bicycle and pedestrian traffic on campus. The Comprehensive Transportation and Parking Plan (CTPP) – which was presented as a draft to the university’s Board of Trustees on November 6th – contains a lengthy list of recommendations, from extending […]

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No Fare Increase for COTA, CBUS Will Stay Free Until May

Brent Warren Brent Warren No Fare Increase for COTA, CBUS Will Stay Free Until May

The price to ride a COTA bus will stay the same at least through the end of 2015, and the popular CBUS downtown circulator will remain free until May 3rd. Both decisions were made by the COTA Board of Trustees this morning, with the CBUS date set specifically to give the transit authority more time […]

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New Eight-Story Columbus Government Building Proposed Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Eight-Story Columbus Government Building Proposed Downtown

The veil has been lifted from one of the most secretive development projects in Downtown Columbus today, as the design for a new City of Columbus office building was presented at the monthly Downtown Commission meeting this morning. The project includes an eight-story 180,000 square foot office tower designed by local architectural firms Schooley Caldwell Associates […]

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Welcome to WarriorWatch, Your New Winter Obsession

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Welcome to WarriorWatch, Your New Winter Obsession

Winter is coming and after years of venting their apparent disappointment with the city’s snow removal efforts during major storms, Columbus residents can now track their frustration in real time with the new WarriorWatch website. Featuring updated information on the progress of the Department of Public Service Snow Warrior trucks, WarriorWatch allows you to observe […]

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