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Located on the east side of downtown Columbus, the district is home to four institutions of higher education (Capital University School of Law, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus State Community College, and Franklin University), as well as the Columbus Metropolitan Library, the Columbus Museum of Art, and Kelton House Museum and Garden.

Brioso Coffee Opens on Long Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Brioso Coffee Opens on Long Street

Two years ago, the owners of Cafe Brioso on Gay Street announced plans to open a new roasting-facility-slash-coffee-bar location on East Long Street in a building that formerly housed the Faith Mission homeless shelter. After several delays, the new operation is officially open as of 7am this morning. Brioso Coffee President & Roastmaster Jeff Davis […]

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GCAC Presents: Holidays at CMA

 Nancy Colvin GCAC Presents: Holidays at CMA

For the past two years the Columbus Museum of Art has been a work in progress. The entrance moved, the museum store was tucked into a gallery space, and the special exhibition space was closed. A large hole appeared in the ground on the east side of the building and slowly but surely a foundation […]

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Review: Charles Atlas – The Waning of Justice

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Review: Charles Atlas – The Waning of Justice

Charles Atlas’s mesmerizing video installation, The Waning of Justice, is on view until December 11 at CCAD’s Contemporary Art Space. In this compelling -if perplexing- work, we find Atlas’s long-standing engagement with human performance combined with his recent explorations into the choreographic potential of numbers and graphics. It creates a powerful experience that is both […]

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First Look: Lomonico’s on Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Lomonico’s on Gay Street

It’s been over a full calendar year since we first heard about Lomonico’s opening a Downtown location, and almost a full calendar year since the planned opening date. Owner Craig Lomonico told Columbus Underground last year that he originally wanted to be open in November of 2014. Despite the delays, Lomonico’s has officially opened. A […]

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Art Review: White Elephant (1864-)

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Art Review: White Elephant (1864-)

White Elephant (1864-) is a stunning installation of one-of-a-kind wallpaper by artist Mary Jo Bole. It is currently on view at the Columbus College of Art & Design’s Contemporary Art Space, but only for one more week so don’t miss it! Drawing on her trove of family memories and Victorian-era source materials, Bole has transformed […]

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New Ballroom Facility Opening Soon Downtown

Heidi Murr Heidi Murr New Ballroom Facility Opening Soon Downtown

World-renown competitive ballroom dancer Kimberely Mitchell is working towards an opening of her newly renovated studio “Dance Tonight Columbus.” Growing up in Columbus, Mitchell has always considered it as her home, despite long distances traveled due to her prosperous career in ballroom dance. And considering that the Ohio Star Ball Championships are held annually at […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Columbus Metropolitan Library Renovation & Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hard Hat Tour: Columbus Metropolitan Library Renovation & Expansion

Few guests have set foot inside the Main Library since it closed its doors for construction in April, but Columbus Underground was granted special access for a hard hat tour to see what has transformed inside the building in recent months. The renovations are the first major update to the building in the past 24 […]

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