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Located south of Upper Arlington and north of Grandview Heights, the neighborhood −annexed to Columbus in 1922− is home to a mix of sidewalk cafes, fast-food restaurants, independent shops and chain stores.

Red Velvet Cafe Owners Opening New Filipino Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Red Velvet Cafe Owners Opening New Filipino Restaurant

The team behind Pickerington-based Red Velvet Cafe will soon be opening a new concept in the Fifth by Northwest area. Bonifacio, a full-service Filipino restaurant, will open on the corner of King and North Star Avenues. The restaurant was announced in the wake of the Fourth Street Red Velvet’s popular Silog Filipino brunch series, which […]

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Big Mamma’s Burritos Opening Grandview Avenue Location

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Big Mamma’s Burritos Opening Grandview Avenue Location

Athens-based Big Mamma’s Burritos has expanded their Columbus reach with the announcement of a new Grandview Avenue location that may open as soon as this weekend. Big Mamma’s is moving into 1359 Grandview Avenue, a former zpizza location just north of Grandview Heights in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The cozy 1,000-square-foot space will seat […]

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Construction Update: Grandview Heights & Fifth by Northwest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Update: Grandview Heights & Fifth by Northwest

If you live in or around Grandview Heights, then you’re probably sick of construction at this point due to the sheer volume of it, but it also means that a lot of new things are on the way — including new jobs, new places to live, new places to dine and new places to shop. Our […]

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Restaurant Review: Halwani Cuisine

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Halwani Cuisine

From the outside, a passerby might guess that Halwani Cusisine might be a Mediterranean, Middle Eastern or Indian joint. There’s the curly font, and a name with construction that suggests an ethnic origin. Only in smaller lettering, does the exterior sign hint at what’s on the menu. Inside the door, over the order counter, looms […]

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Restaurant Review: Sweet Carrot

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Sweet Carrot

Centered at the corner of Fifth and Grandview was once a local institution named Rife’s Market. After 78 years of operation, Rife’s closed its doors in 2014 and a year later, the hallowed grounds evolved into a restaurant called Sweet Carrot. The address is a permanent spot for a project that started as a food […]

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Sí Señor Opening New Location on Fifth Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Sí Señor Opening New Location on Fifth Avenue

Popular Downtown Peruvian restaurant Sí Señor Sandwiches & More will be opening a second location in the Fifth by Northwest area. Owners Guillermo Perez and Christell Gózzer signed a lease for 1456 West 5th Avenue this past Monday. The space is former home of bakery The French Loaf, which closed its doors in August 2015. […]

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The Best of Grandview

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best of Grandview

While the city of Grandview Heights is technically a suburban municipality, separate from Columbus, what is known as the “Grandview Area” typically extends beyond its borders into the Columbus neighborhood of Fifth by Northwest — or 5xNW for short. That was clearly evident in the results of our 2015 reader survey when we asked about […]

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