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Buckingham Companies Named as Developer of 21 Acre Scioto Peninsula Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Buckingham Companies Named as Developer of 21 Acre Scioto Peninsula Project

Local leaders gathered this evening at COSI to announce that Indianapolis-based developer Buckingham Companies has officially been chosen to build out the large-scale 21-acre “Scioto Peninsula” project, adjacent to Downtown Columbus. “We were really impressed with their experience,” stated Guy Worley, President and CEO of the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC). “We felt like their […]

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Haunted Fest 2017 Lineup Announced!

Walker Evans Walker Evans Haunted Fest 2017 Lineup Announced!

This year’s Halloween-themed Haunted Fest bash will take place across four cities in two days, including a big lineup for local fans in Columbus. Event producers Prime Social Group announced this afternoon that Columbus would be getting headliners Hardwell, Kungs, VANIC, Parker and Corrupt on Friday, October 27. The three other cities included in the festival are […]

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Columbus Foundation Breaks Record, Shares “Big” News

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Foundation Breaks Record, Shares “Big” News

During its annual Celebration of Philanthropy event, The Columbus Foundation announced the 2017 Philanthropy Award winners, celebrated its grant and gift accomplishments for 2016, and announced the comeback of The Big Give, the 26-hour online giving rally that left the scene two and a half years ago. Lutheran Social Services (LSS) was named The Columbus […]

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Fadó Irish Pub Will Open Second Location at Bridge Park Next Spring

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Fadó Irish Pub Will Open Second Location at Bridge Park Next Spring

Irish pub Fadó (pronounced f’doe) will open a second Central Ohio location next spring, filling one of the few remaining restaurant spots at Bridge Park in Dublin. It’s part of a larger vision for the growing food and entertainment scene at the 30-acre mixed development project of Bridge Park. Ted Orr, Crawford Hoying Director of […]

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Pat and Gracie’s to Open Downtown for Second Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Pat and Gracie’s to Open Downtown for Second Location

Pat and Gracie’s, the local tavern that opened at the Graceland Shopping Center last July, will open its second restaurant Downtown this fall. Taking over the space vacated by Lomonico’s in February, Pat and Gracie’s will bring both an evening tavern and quick lunch spot to the neighborhood. “We were looking at the Downtown area,” […]

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St. James Tavern Closes Temporarily Due to Fire

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega St. James Tavern Closes Temporarily Due to Fire

Part of North Fourth Street was blocked off around noon yesterday as the Columbus Fire Department extinguished a fire at St. James Tavern. Few details were released about the incident, but according to a post on the Italian Village’s Facebook page, the fire was contained to the storage room and resulted in no injuries. There […]

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Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good Announces Retirement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good Announces Retirement

Superintendent Dan Good announced his retirement this morning. Appointed as an interim superintendent in 2013 — after former superintendent Gene Harris stepped down amid a data-rigging scandal — Good spent the following five years leading Columbus City Schools. During his time there, he prioritized the implementation of new digital and physical data review systems, increased […]

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