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So You Want To Be A Columbus City Councilmember?

So You Want To Be A Columbus City Councilmember?

Columbus City Council is currently accepting applications for anyone interested in filling the seat left vacant by President Pro Tem A. Troy Miller, who will…

Fall Guide to Local Music – Part I

It’s here and we’re ready. The seasonal half-time that rests between painfully thick humidity and life threatening black ice, is called Autumn. Now, I assume…

Protected Lanes Not Part of New Plan for Bike Lanes Downtown

The city revealed plans last month for new bike lanes on four major downtown arteries; Long, Spring, Third and Fourth streets. These plans call for…

Proposal Calls For Replacing Donatos Building in Short North

Proposal Calls For Replacing Donatos Building in Short North

A new proposal from Elford Development calls for demolishing the 1990′s-era Donatos building at 920…

Community to Welcome a New Library in Marion-Franklin

Community to Welcome a New Library in Marion-Franklin

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is set to open its 22nd branch on Monday. The 4,000 square…

Marriage Equality Group Talks Successes, Tactics at Town Hall

Marriage Equality Group Talks Successes, Tactics at Town Hall

Since January, Michael Premo, campaign manager for Why Marriage Matters Ohio, has traveled the state…

Construction to Start Soon on Trotter’s Gate Project in Harrison West

Construction to Start Soon on Trotter’s Gate Project in Harrison West

Construction is set to begin soon on a 144-unit apartment complex in Harrison West. The…

Food News & Reviews View all

Bake Me Happy Opens Gluten Free Bakery in Merion Village

Bake Me Happy Opens Gluten Free Bakery in Merion Village

If you’re gluten-free, but completely in love with Twinkies, then this news is for you. Bake Me Happy is opening their…

Ohio’s Own: Tasha’s Treats

Ohio’s Own: Tasha’s Treats

Is it pumpkin season yet? No? … How about now? Is it pumpkin season now? Now? For those who wait all…

Hot Chicken Takeover Going Mobile

Hot Chicken Takeover Going Mobile

Hot Chicken Takeover has been very successful in 2014. Since launching earlier this year, the pop-up fried chicken restaurant in Olde…

The Meat Bar Pop-Up Restaurant Opening Downtown

The Meat Bar Pop-Up Restaurant Opening Downtown

The restaurant space at 122 South High Street is getting a new pop-up concept in October, after previously being home to Chez…

Land Grant Brewing Company Opens Franklinton Operations

Land Grant Brewing Company Opens Franklinton Operations

Opening a brewery can take a very long time, as Adam Benner and Walt Keys would attest. The two co-owners (along with other…

Wyandotte Winery Acquires Rockside Vineyards

Wyandotte Winery Acquires Rockside Vineyards

Two regional wineries announced plans to merge today in an effort to leverage the strengths of each of the two wine production locations. Wyandotte Winery (located in North East Columbus)…

The List: 6 Great Finds at September’s Moonlight Market on Gay Street

The List: 6 Great Finds at September’s Moonlight Market on Gay Street

The Moonlight Market on Gay Street officially becomes a “sweater weather” event this evening as the temperatures cool off and the final days of summer can be counted down on…

Treat to Try: Fried Snickers & Ice Cream

Treat to Try: Fried Snickers & Ice Cream

Sadly, the Ohio State Fair’s fried food freak show lasts only a few precious days each summer. Happily, it’s not the only place that fries desserts. Fried gummi bears may…

Development View all

Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

The latest design for a two-story Giant Eagle on Main Street will be presented to the Bexley Planning Commission at its September 22nd meeting. Changes…

Jeff Speck on Building Walkable Neighborhoods in Columbus

First Phase of The Dennison in Victorian Village Almost Complete

Mark Wood on the Past, Present and Future of the Short North

The Local Buzz View all

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Upcoming Events View all

Sep
19
Independents' Day

Friday 9/19/2014 @ 12:00 am

Oct
11
Moonlight Market on Gay Street

Saturday 10/11/2014 @ 6:00 pm

Every year, Independents' Day festival is comprised of a variety of activities organized by individuals and groups from around the city. Each activity at the event brings a different aspect of the culture and vibrancy the festival celebrates. Below is a list of all activities you

The Moonlight Market is a unique Downtown event that takes place every second Saturday evening, April through December, from 6pm to 11pm. The event offers Downtown visitors a chance to shop underneath the stars at dozens of sidewalk retailers, and also visit our brick and mortar