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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.

Historic Downtown Power Plant Building May Be Redeveloped

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Downtown Power Plant Building May Be Redeveloped

The historic Columbus Municipal Light Plant building located at 555 West Nationwide Boulevard may soon get a new lease on life. The Columbus Department of Development has issued a request for proposals for the redevelopment of this West Arena District site. “We had a few people express interest in the property,” explained Steven Schoney, Director of the Department […]

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Studio Movie Grill Brings Cinema Back to the Arena District

Hope Madden Hope Madden Studio Movie Grill Brings Cinema Back to the Arena District

Those of you who’ve missed having a Downtown movie destination since the Arena Grand closed last May – particularly those with a hankering for more than popcorn with their movies – rejoice. The Texas based cinema-dining franchise Studio Movie Grill has renovated the space at 175 W. Nationwide Blvd. and opens its doors, lights its […]

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Studio Movie Grill Offers New Dining Option for The Arena District

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Studio Movie Grill Offers New Dining Option for The Arena District

Dinner and a movie is one of the most revered traditions in American history. Every year, consumers spend millions to indulge in foods and worlds outside their every day, and the folks behind Studio Movie Grill Arena Grand not only understand this practice, they perpetuate it. “Even to this day, the number one thing to […]

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Pedal Wagon Ready to Help You Bring the Party

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Pedal Wagon Ready to Help You Bring the Party

If you spend any amount of time in the Short North, you’ve surely seen the Pedal Wagon slowly moving down North High Street. There are usually around 10-15 people aboard, all happily biking, cheering, and waving to curious spectators. It’s usually a summer craze because of the optimal weather, but this Fall and Winter, it’s […]

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It’s Bright for Breakfast and Lunch at Sunny Street Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson It’s Bright for Breakfast and Lunch at Sunny Street Café

The Sunny Street Café does more than just breakfast. Formerly known as Rise & Dine, Sunny Street made the branding switch four years ago in order to reflect their commitment to serving lunch as well as breakfast. They’re still thought of as a morning spot though, which is a shame for lunchers who want to eat […]

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Ted’s Montana Grill Has New Story and Menu

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Ted’s Montana Grill Has New Story and Menu

If you haven’t been to Ted’s Montana Grill before, or haven’t been in a while, now is the perfect opportunity to reacquaint yourself with what is, to a certain degree, a home-grown company. Although headquartered in Atlanta, Ted’s first restaurant opened in Columbus in 2002 at 191 West Nationwide Boulevard. When Ted’s opened, the focus […]

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COTA Considers Adding a Downtown Circulator Loop

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Considers Adding a Downtown Circulator Loop

The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is currently studying the feasibility of a new Downtown circulator route that would better connect The Short North, Arena District, Convention Center, Gay Street, Columbus Commons, German Village and Brewery District areas. The buses on the circulator route would be specially branded, run in high frequencies and offer reduced […]

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