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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.

Cameron Mitchell to Operate Lino Restaurant Inside CMA

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cameron Mitchell to Operate Lino Restaurant Inside CMA

The Columbus Museum of Art has not been home to a full service restaurant since the closure of the Palette Cafe in 2009, but that will change this fall with the opening of Lino, a new culinary concept from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants that will open inside the newly renovated and expanded museum. Few details are […]

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Best Arts & Culture Institution of 2014: Columbus Museum of Art

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Arts & Culture Institution of 2014: Columbus Museum of Art

The Columbus Museum of Art is one of the prime examples of an arts and culture institution, which is one reason our readers voted it number one in this year’s annual survey. Another reason is that there’s been a lot of buzz at the CMA in 2014 due to the ongoing expansion, which will add […]

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Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Brent Warren Brent Warren Owner Now Looking to Sell Downtown Building, Not Demolish It

Plans to demolish a three-story brick building at 330 Oak Street appear to be off the table, as the owner of the property now is actively looking to sell the former pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc.(BIRI), an affiliate of Roxane Laboratories, submitted an application to the Downtown Commission last month to demolish the […]

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10 Great Neighborhood Wine Shops in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 10 Great Neighborhood Wine Shops in Columbus

Wine is not a product that is hard to come by in Columbus. Every grocery store has a selection, some of which have grown to be pretty impressive in recent years. Even CVS has a wine shelf (even if they did just stop selling cigarettes, which means wine is still classified as a healthy product, right?). […]

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Lomonico’s Restaurant Opening Downtown Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lomonico’s Restaurant Opening Downtown Location

It’s been just 10 short months since opening his first restaurant, but Craig Lomonico is ready for number two. His namesake Lomonico’s opened in October last year in Pickerington and his second location will be landing on Gay Street this November. “We had been looking around the Downtown, Short North and Clintonville markets for a […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Columbus Museum of Art Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hard Hat Tour: Columbus Museum of Art Expansion

While we regularly post photo updates of the progress over at the new Columbus Museum of Art expansion in our Construction Roundup series, we rarely get a glimpse of the inside of the building. Today we were invited along on a hard hat construction tour of the large new wing of the museum as well as […]

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Grass Skirt Becomes New Home for Kahiki’s George The Monkey

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Grass Skirt Becomes New Home for Kahiki’s George The Monkey

A historical tiki sculpture is once again up for public display outside the Grass Skirt Tiki Room. Meet George the Monkey — originally built and designed for the Polynesian eatery Kahiki (RIP: 1961- 2000) located in East Columbus, George was acquired in an auction along with other items from the grandly decorated restaurant by the […]

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