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Columbus Commons

The Columbus Commons is nine acres of live, green space located in the heart of Downtown. Truly, it’s more than just green space, you’ll find all the colors of the rainbow with seasonal garden displays along with trees and grass and walking paths to explore it all. More information can be found at www.columbuscommons.org.

Scientists, Their Allies and Families March Through Columbus

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Scientists, Their Allies and Families March Through Columbus

Millions across the world marked Earth Day by marching in the streets to support scientists and the scientific process in the face of what many perceive as growing opposition from the US federal government as well as governments and powerful institutions around the globe. In a cloud-covered Columbus, thousands of scientists and science allies arrived […]

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Swan Cleaners Opening Dry Cleaner Location at Columbus Commons

Walker Evans Walker Evans Swan Cleaners Opening Dry Cleaner Location at Columbus Commons

When it was first announced that the building that houses the Swan Cleaner laundry service would be demolished to make way for a new 11-story mixed-use apartment tower, some people expressed concern that Downtown would lose another dry cleaning service. Today, representatives from Swan Cleaners officially put those fears to rest, announcing that they’re in […]

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The Best Architectural Design of 2016: Two25 Commons by NBBJ

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Architectural Design of 2016: Two25 Commons by NBBJ

When we asked our reader to vote on their favorite architectural designs of 2016 last month, there was a lot of competition to choose from. Over 900 voters narrowed the original list of 25 projects down to a top 10 list, with the mixed-use Two25 Commons building design landing at the top of the charts. […]

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Rich Street Pedestrian Bridge Approved by Downtown Commission

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rich Street Pedestrian Bridge Approved by Downtown Commission

Representatives from NBBJ, Kaufman Development and The Daimler Group returned to the Downtown Commission this morning to review an updated design for the proposed pedestrian bridge over Rich Street that will connect the Columbus Commons parking garage with the new 12-story Two25 Commons mixed-use building that will be located adjacent to the park. Several Commission […]

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New Wine & Chocolate Shop Opening Downtown

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Wine & Chocolate Shop Opening Downtown

The Winans brand is spreading throughout Columbus. Three more locations of the Dayton-based chocolate and coffee shop are set to open next year. Monica Thomas, owner of Winans in German Village, is opening a second franchise Downtown at the Highpoint on Columbus Commons in early spring. Thomas said Joe Reiser, Corporate Owner for over 20 […]

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Interview: Musical Musings with Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Musical Musings with Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon

The veteran pop-rock band will be on stage this Friday night at Columbus Commons as part of 90s Fest

melomaniac (\ˌmel-ō-ˈmā-nē-ˌak\) noun. 1. A passionate or obsessive enthusiast for music. 2. Also in weakened sense: a music lover. I’d been trying to find an appropriate term to define my relationship with music; “audiophile” seemed too restrictive because it really means the individual is primarily focused on the sound reproduction and quality. I do care about […]

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Review: Condado Columbus Commons

 Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: Condado Columbus Commons

If memory serves correctly, the demise of the taco trend was personally predicted two years ago. At the time, tacos had already spread from their ubiquitous trucks to placement on every restaurant menu, in every form. Taco Tuesday was just too popular to last forever. Surely it had jumped the shark. Good thing nobody told […]

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