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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.

CAPA Announces 44th Annual Summer Movie Series

Anne Evans Anne Evans CAPA Announces 44th Annual Summer Movie Series

CAPA has announced the lineup for the Summer Movie Series. Billed as the longest-running movie series in America, all movies take place in the historic Ohio Theatre. This year’s lineup includes fourteen series premieres, a silent film with musical accompaniment – Clark Wilson with the magnificent “Mighty Morton” theatre organ, two Saturday mornings filled with […]

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Hall of Justice Renovation to Complete ‘County Campus’ Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Hall of Justice Renovation to Complete ‘County Campus’ Downtown

A hard hat tour of the Franklin County Hall of Justice held this morning showcased the ongoing renovation of the 1970′s-era building; work is about 60 percent complete and the project on track to be finished by this fall. Project Manager Andrew Hunkins of Corna Kokosing led the tour, taking a group that included County […]

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Sugardaddy’s Launches Firehouse Brownie

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sugardaddy’s Launches Firehouse Brownie

In honor of the service of the Columbus Division of Fire after last night’s fire at their Downtown location, Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties owners Lisa and Dan Anglim have renamed their signature Fiery Brunette brownie to Firehouse Brunette. “We were more worried about the four firefighters injured while at our shop than we were about the […]

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Craftin’ Outlaws Moves to Convention Center for Spring Fling

Anne Evans Anne Evans Craftin’ Outlaws Moves to Convention Center for Spring Fling

Alternative craft show Craftin’ Outlaws enters its tenth year with a move to a new and larger venue. The free, family-friendly event will take place Saturday, April 19th in the Greater Columbus Convention Center. “I’m excited about the move to the Convention Center,” says Event Organizer Megan Green. “It offers just as much space but […]

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Gay Street Fire Damages Three Retail Businesses

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gay Street Fire Damages Three Retail Businesses

Originally posted on April 15 at 11:10pm. Updated on April 16 at 8:25am with more details. A fire broke out in the basement of the building located on the southeast corner of Gay and High Streets earlier this evening. Columbus firefighters were able to contain the fire, but not before it had spread into the […]

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Photos: Moonlight Market April 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Moonlight Market April 2014

The Columbus Moonlight Market kicked off its 2014 season on Saturday, April 12th. The perfect combination of beautiful weather, great business participation, and a healthy dose of cabin fever drew thousands to the event, keeping the sidewalks of Gay Street packed from 6pm through 11pm. “We’ve got to keep doing this year in and year […]

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Columbus Zoo Unveils Details of New Downtown Attraction

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Zoo Unveils Details of New Downtown Attraction

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium unveiled new details of their proposed “Downtown Adventure” attraction. The project, slated for a three-acre triangle of land across West Town Street from COSI, would feature interactive animal exhibits arranged around a multi-level tree sculpture. Visitors would climb up and through a rain forest habitat and be presented with options; […]

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