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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.

Jobu Ramen Coming to Grandview Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Jobu Ramen Coming to Grandview Avenue

Good bowls of ramen can be hard to find in this city. So when Michael Kopfman, who works for the Cameron Mitchell family of restaurants, came back from a trip to the Bay Area, he decided to bring his new-found passion for the Asian street food to Columbus. Kopfman teamed up with John Franke of […]

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Devotion Clothing Shop Opening on Grandview Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Devotion Clothing Shop Opening on Grandview Avenue

State of Devotion is ready to make the leap from virtual/pop-up retailer to brick-and-mortar retailer this week as they open their first shop at 1435 Grandview Avenue in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The shop (known simply as “Devotion”) will carry the same line of iconic items that the business has become known for in their […]

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Bono Pizza Closes and Relocates

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bono Pizza Closes and Relocates

Bono Pizza, located at 1717 Northwest Boulevard, has been serving the Grandview/5xNW community for the past four years, and in that time, has not only garnered a loyal following, but helped elevate a part of town that’s now a small business hot spot. On Monday, February 10th, Bono Pizza closed its original storefront for good. A […]

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Bibibop Asian Grill Expanding to West Henderson Road

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bibibop Asian Grill Expanding to West Henderson Road

Bibibop Asian Grill first opened in August 2013, and in the few short months it’s been at 1270 West Fifth Avenue, it’s built a loyal following who swear by its simple and delicious take on fashionable Asian street food. In fact, so popular is the quick-serve restaurant, that in early 2014, a second restaurant will […]

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First Look: The Zauber Brewing Co’s New Taproom

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Zauber Brewing Co’s New Taproom

Zauber Brewing is ringing in 2014 in a big way. The bar at their new taproom officially opens today, offering their beer on draft for on-site consumption at their facilities for the first time since their launch in 2012. The new facility at 909 West Fifth Avenue seats 90 patrons at indoor picnic tables in […]

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The List: 12 More New Apartment Developments Around Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 12 More New Apartment Developments Around Columbus

If you read Columbus Underground with any amount of regularity, then you’re likely already aware that Columbus has had an explosion of new apartment development over the past two years. It seems there’s a new project or a development update every week that we’re covering, which is exciting news for the future of the city […]

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Restaurant Review: Bibibop Asian Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bibibop Asian Grill

The idea of DIY entrée design has been unappetizing since the whole artichoke-and-pesto-lettuce-sandwich debacle this summer. But in the Chipotle age of have-it-your way, the design concept is likely to be around for a while. The DIY schtick feels like an eighties salad bar for hygiene freaks. It’s got all the creative control, without the […]

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