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The Arena District is a 75-acre mixed-use development located in downtown Columbus. The burgeoning urban neighborhood features office space, a variety of restaurants, entertainment venues and residential housing. The district is home to the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets and AAA baseball’s Columbus Clippers.

New Fitness Studio Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Fitness Studio Opens Downtown

Downtown workers and residents have a new option to get in shape in 2015 with the opening of Lifted Studio at 110 West Spruce near the North Market. The studio is the first business venture of Jordan Sugarman, who served as an instructor at various studios around town prior to launching Lifted. Classes at Lifted […]

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New Condo Buildings Will Complete The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Condo Buildings Will Complete The Arena District

When Nationwide Arena first opened its doors nearly 15 years ago, it signaled the launch of the Arena District in Downtown Columbus. In the early 2000s, the neighborhood was home to several new and renovated office and residential buildings, but much of the land surrounding the Arena was still made up of gravel parking lots […]

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Huntington Park named Ballpark of the Year for Fourth Time

Walker Evans Walker Evans Huntington Park named Ballpark of the Year for Fourth Time

Baseball stadium review website BaseballStadiumReviews.com absolutely loves Huntington Park. For the fourth time in the six years that it has been in operation, the site has named it Ballpark of the Year. “We are thrilled & honored to once again be bestowed with recognition as the country’s Ballpark of the Year,” said Columbus Clippers President and […]

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Locals Protesting Nationwide Arena Purchase During All-Star Game

Walker Evans Walker Evans Locals Protesting Nationwide Arena Purchase During All-Star Game

The Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government announced plans to protest the 2012 purchase of Nationwide Arena by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, which the group says is unfair to taxpayers. According to their press, release issued today: The Coalition points to a continuation of the disappointing trend that underfunds the public purchase of Nationwide Arena […]

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Cincinnati-based Nada Opens in Arena District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Cincinnati-based Nada Opens in Arena District

Contemporary Mexican sit-down restaurant Nada has opened in the new Columbia Gas headquarters building. The taco-slinging locale has been undergoing extensive construction for the past six months, and has finally opened its cherry-stained wooden doors this past Saturday. Nada is the sister to Cincinnati-based Italian eateries Boca and Sotto, all residing under ownership of Boca […]

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Best Fitness Facility of 2014: Arena District Athletic Club

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Fitness Facility of 2014: Arena District Athletic Club

The Arena District Athletic Club opened Downtown ten years ago as a state of the art fitness facility targeted at new residents moving into the area. Since opening it has continued to grow and evolve to meet ever-changing fitness trends, and for that reason our readers have voted it as the number one fitness facility […]

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Open Container Entertainment Districts Could Soon Come to Ohio

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Open Container Entertainment Districts Could Soon Come to Ohio

Legislation that would allow for exceptions to open container laws is making its way through the Ohio Statehouse. Senate Bill 116, sponsored by Sen. Eric Kearney of Cincinnati, would permit cities to establish “entertainment districts” where people could consume alcoholic beverages in public spaces. The Ohio Senate passed the bill on Dec. 2. In a […]

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