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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.

Columbus Commons Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Randi Walle Randi Walle Columbus Commons Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Any Columbus-native older than the age of six remembers City Center Mall in Downtown Columbus, located between High Street and Third Street, which officially closed its doors in March of 2009. While the mall was crowded during its peak occupancy in the mid-nineties, by the early 2000s the mall began to decline in popularity. The mall […]

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Downtown Commission Likes Two25 Commons, Dislikes Elevated Walkway

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Commission Likes Two25 Commons, Dislikes Elevated Walkway

An updated version of the 12-story mixed-use Two25 project that was unveiled yesterday went in front of the Downtown Commission this morning. Overall, the individual commission members responded positively about the majority of the project’s details, with some discussion about material choices, color palettes and other architectural aesthetics. “It looks beautiful, but I have two […]

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Best Culinary Events in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Culinary Events in Columbus

There’s a lot of great festivals and events to be enjoyed year-round in Columbus, and many of the best ones are centered around food! From fine dining fundraisers to casual outdoor gatherings, there’s a little bit of everything for everyone. In 2015, our readers picked their favorite: the fifth-annual Food Truck Festival held at Columbus […]

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Concert Photos: Loveless Family Reunion

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Photos: Loveless Family Reunion

Local music fans were treated to a free end-of-the-summer concert in Columbus Commons today, featuring Lydia Loveless, The Girls!, Dead Girlfriends and Shores of Elysium. The connection between all four bands is that each contained a sibling from the same family, hence the show’s title: The Loveless Family Reunion. All photos by Matt Ellis. To find more upcoming […]

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Vote on the Best Columbus Food Trucks of 2015 – ROUND 3!

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vote on the Best Columbus Food Trucks of 2015 – ROUND 3!

The 5th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival returns to Columbus Commons on August 14th, 15th and 16th, which means that it’s time to cast your votes for top trucks in the official online poll so that one truck can be crowned as the best of the bet of 2015! Just like last year, we’re running the contest […]

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Vote on the Best Columbus Food Trucks of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Vote on the Best Columbus Food Trucks of 2015

The 5th Annual Columbus Food Truck Festival returns to Columbus Commons on August 14th, 15th and 16th, which means that it’s time to cast your votes for top trucks in the official online poll so that one truck can be crowned as the best of the bet of 2015! Just like last year, we’re running […]

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Rich Street Building Being Renovated with Eye Toward Strong Downtown Office Market

Brent Warren Brent Warren Rich Street Building Being Renovated with Eye Toward Strong Downtown Office Market

The new owner of 145 East Rich Street — a historic, four-story building that sits just a block east of Columbus Commons — is currently renovating the building with an eye toward the strong Downtown office market. Michael A. Tomko said that he had originally considered residential with ground-floor retail for the building, but the […]

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