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Six glacial ravines cut east to west through this neighborhood just six miles north of downtown Columbus. Whetstone Park is a popular landmark and features bike trails, baseball fields and tennis courts, a pond, a library, and a recreation facility, as well as the 13-acre Park of Roses. Clintonville’s business district, concentrated on and near High Street, is home to a variety of shops and bakeries.

The Olympic Development Approved in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Olympic Development Approved in Clintonville

After a year of public meetings and design revisions, The Olympic mixed-use development has now been approved by the Clintonville Area Commission, the Clintonville Zoning Committee and Columbus City Council. The project was originally proposed with more units, less parking and a bolder design, but neighborhood concerns about all three put the project on hold […]

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Clinton Elementary Exceeds Enrollment Capacity One Year After Annex Demolition

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Clinton Elementary Exceeds Enrollment Capacity One Year After Annex Demolition

It’s been over a year since the Clinton annex was torn down at the Clinton Elementary School. At the time, there was heated debate. The Clintonville Area Commission requested a stay of demolition. Neighbors protested (and counter-protested), but the 1904 building moved into the history books at the end of June, 2014. Some wounds never […]

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6-1-Pho to Bring Vietnamese Flavor to Clintonville

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner 6-1-Pho to Bring Vietnamese Flavor to Clintonville

“Foe, or fuh?” So goes the question that often arises each time the subject of pho, the flavorful Vietnamese noodle soup, is breached. Though the popular dish entered the American mainstream back in the 90s, its correct pronunciation still remains a source of contention for many. Clintonville residents will soon be posing this question much […]

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The Eye of the Beholder: 115 Morse Road

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger The Eye of the Beholder: 115 Morse Road

This should have been written months ago. Maybe years ago. I should have started work on this when I first thought of it. I should have knocked on some doors, asked some questions, did some research and submitted the last word on a house that both charms and vexes. I should have gotten in front […]

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TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Anne Evans Anne Evans TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Fans of last year’s Tiny Doors project will be excited to learn that a whole new world of discovery has come to several of Columbus’ parks this summer. Columbus Recreation and Parks has launched the TREEmendous project, a collaboration with five artists to place treehouses in chosen trees in five city parks. The installations will […]

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Art Review: Leah Frankel, Shed Series

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Art Review: Leah Frankel, Shed Series

The Shed is a delightfully DIY exhibition space tucked into the lovely back yard of a Clintonville home. Artist Blake Turner, who has worked extensively with non-permanent exhibitions and found spaces, claimed this little barn-like building and converted it into “an art space for realizing ideas.”  Although more casual, and certainly less commercial than traditional […]

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Rumpus Room Vintage Pops Up at Wholly Craft

Anne Evans Anne Evans Rumpus Room Vintage Pops Up at Wholly Craft

Wholly Craft is hosting a special pop up shopping event on Sunday, June 7th. Focused on fun vintage finds, Sunday’s event will have a theme and the person behind Rumpus Room Vintage may surprise you. “It’s me!” exclaims Wholly Craft owner Olivera Bratich. Bratich says she’s been a vintage collector for years and is finally […]

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