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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.

New Winans Location Now Open at Columbus Commons

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Winans Location Now Open at Columbus Commons

The Downtown location of Winans opened quietly last week, serving up their usual handmade chocolates and small batch coffees along with a new menu item: wine. It’s one of several differences from the store in German Village, also owned by local Winans franchiser Monica Thomas. Serving a new neighborhood required some tweaks, but Thomas said […]

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TLC Announced as Headlining Act for 90sFEST! 2017

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega TLC Announced as Headlining Act for 90sFEST! 2017

Some of the lineup for 90sFEST! has been released, and it’s pretty dope. Headlining will be the group that brought everyone classic tracks “Waterfalls” and “Creep” as well as a self-titled album released this year — TLC. And they’ll be accompanied by other familiar artists from that bygone decade. The nostalgia-fueled music fest makes its […]

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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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