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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.

Eat Right: Best Restaurant Spaces to Hold An Event

Shelley Mann Shelley Mann Eat Right: Best Restaurant Spaces to Hold An Event

Summer is the season of graduation parties, wedding showers, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, you name it. If you’re seeking a venue for your next special event, consider a local restaurant! Many Columbus restaurants have special event spaces ideal for any size gathering. Barcelona Restaurant and Bar 263 E. Whittier Street — German Village Barcelona’s semi-private […]

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It’s Farmers Market Time – 2016

Anne Evans Anne Evans It’s Farmers Market Time – 2016

There are some new Farmers Markets popping up around town, so it’s time for an update on where you can find local, fresh produce and more to stock your pantry and get the bests tastes of the season. Saturday, April 30th is opening weekend for the Clintonville Farmers Market and next Wednesday, May 4th opens […]

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Crumbling Marconi Parking Garage Announces Closure

Walker Evans Walker Evans Crumbling Marconi Parking Garage Announces Closure

The parking deck located at 170 Marconi Boulevard has been rapidly deteriorating in recent years, and monthly permit parking customers were informed this morning that the garage will be ceasing operations as soon as May 31st. The letter issued to customers reads as follows: Due to circumstances beyond our control, we regret to inform you […]

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CBUS Circulator to Remain Free To Ride Through April 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans CBUS Circulator to Remain Free To Ride Through April 2017

Earlier today, the Board of  Trustees at the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) cast their votes in favor of extending free fares for another year aboard the CBUS Circulator route. The bus — which shuttles riders between Downtown, the Short North and German Village — has served over one million riders since its launch in […]

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Urban Living Tour Returns on May 15th

Leanne Williams Leanne Williams Urban Living Tour Returns on May 15th

Columbus Underground is excited to announce the third annual Urban Living Tour, an event featuring urban living options and opportunities in Downtown Columbus and its surrounding neighborhoods. The Urban Living Tour has grown rapidly over its first two years, with over a thousand participants collectively. It returns this year on Sunday, May 15th from 9am […]

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View on Grant Apartment Proposal Receives Design Updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans View on Grant Apartment Proposal Receives Design Updates

The View on Grant apartment development proposal went back in front of the Downtown Commission this morning with some new details on the project. Last month the design was updated to include a large cantilevered addition to the top of the building located at 358 Mt. Vernon Avenue, which would add three additional floors to […]

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The Madison Mixed-Use Redevelopment Moving Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Madison Mixed-Use Redevelopment Moving Forward

The group of historic buildings located at 72-90 North High Street that have been proposed with a mixed-use renovation took another step forward during this month’s Downtown Commission Meeting this morning. The Commission approved the designs for the renovation of the three main buildings, as well as the demolition of the two-story building at 90 […]

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