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The intersection of Broad and High streets is considered the hub of Downtown, which spans 2.2 square miles. The area is home to the Ohio Statehouse, the Franklin County Courthouse, the Lazarus Building, LeVeque Tower, Columbus Commons and the Scioto Mile, as well as numerous restaurants and residential developments.

Summer Movies Under the Stars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Summer Movies Under the Stars

Memorial Day weekend started the Outdoor Summer Movie series. If you’re looking for more, look no further. Updates this year – Ten Pin Alley will not be showing outdoor movies. Big Hero 6, Paddington, and Wizard of OZ are some favorites this year. Pack up a picnic and a blanket and head to an outdoor […]

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Seven-Story Apartment Building Moving Forward on Oak Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Seven-Story Apartment Building Moving Forward on Oak Street

It’s official — the three story-brick building located at 330 East Oak Street is slated to be torn down. The demolition was originally tabled when proposed last year due to the lack of a replacement plan. In March, a new plan was presented by local developers at The Stonehenge Company, which called for the replacement […]

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The New “Pen West” Downtown Neighborhood Begins to Take Shape

Walker Evans Walker Evans The New “Pen West” Downtown Neighborhood Begins to Take Shape

Borror Prorperties unveiled their newest project last Thursday, which includes a mix of office space and apartment units slated for the far west end of Nationwide Boulevard in an expansion area of The Arena District that some have dubbed “Pen West”. While Borror’s five-and-a-half acre development proposal is impressive in size, it’s actually just one […]

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Photos: The Walrus Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: The Walrus Opens Downtown

After a few months of delays, The Walrus has officially opened its doors Downtown at 143 East Main Street. This new bar and restaurant is the latest concept from Brad Hobbs, Krista Sparks and Kevin Burns, owners of The Tavern in Olde Towne East. Fans of The Tavern will like what they see at The […]

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Borror Properties Unveils 5.5 Acre Mixed-Use Project Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Borror Properties Unveils 5.5 Acre Mixed-Use Project Downtown

Doug Borror, the CEO of local development company Borror Properties, recently told us the story of his own personal relocation from Dublin to The Short North, which ended up sparking a major change in the company’s business strategies for investing in development opportunities. “It was a beautiful April night in 2013, and I was sitting […]

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Photos: Pearl Market Opens for 2015 Season

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Pearl Market Opens for 2015 Season

The Pearl Market officially kicked off its summer season today, lining Pearl Alley between Broad Street and Gay Street with a collection of artisan vendors, farmers, musicians and prepared food vendors. The event, presented by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, caters to the Downtown office worker crowd every Tuesday and Friday from 10:30am to […]

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Hemingway’s Coffee Nook Adds Another Cafe Option to Columbus Commons

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hemingway’s Coffee Nook Adds Another Cafe Option to Columbus Commons

A new coffeeshop opened Downtown next to Columbus Commons back in March. Hemingway’s Coffee Nook, located inside the 175 on The Park building, is the perfect place to satisfy your inner Francophile. Theresa Federer has been in coffee business for over 14 years, starting off managing at Caribou, and later at Peet’s Coffee. She always […]

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