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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.

Discover Top 3 Food Trucks of 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Discover Top 3 Food Trucks of 2017

Over the past several weeks, we’ve asked our readers to vote for their favorite food trucks across multiple rounds of elimination, and we’ve tabulated the results and are ready to announce the winners tomorrow (Saturday) at the seventh annual Columbus Food Truck Festival, live on stage at 2:30pm! The Food Truck Festival runs both today […]

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Downtown’s Pub Mahone Opens Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Downtown’s Pub Mahone Opens Next Week

Pub Mahone, the Irish pub that’s been coming together in the old J Gumbo’s space on East Gay Street, will celebrate a grand opening next weekend. Announced last December, Pub Mahone was the brainchild of owner Chad Barnhart. He envisioned a homey, welcoming restaurant that offered Irish classics and other familiar fare, and that gave […]

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Pat and Gracie’s to Open Downtown for Second Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Pat and Gracie’s to Open Downtown for Second Location

Pat and Gracie’s, the local tavern that opened at the Graceland Shopping Center last July, will open its second restaurant Downtown this fall. Taking over the space vacated by Lomonico’s in February, Pat and Gracie’s will bring both an evening tavern and quick lunch spot to the neighborhood. “We were looking at the Downtown area,” […]

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New Coworking Spaces Opening in Short North, Upper Arlington and 5xNW

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Coworking Spaces Opening in Short North, Upper Arlington and 5xNW

While some entrepreneurial trends come and go, the shared space offices known as coworking have continued to thrive in 2017. Just recently, The Hive, Serendipity Labs and Haven Collective have been announced along side existing spots like The Salt Mines, Qwirk and Industrious. Although market saturation seems like it could be an issue at this […]

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MadLab’s Warm, Vibrant Counter/Top

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford MadLab’s Warm, Vibrant Counter/Top

MadLab’s Fall 2017 season dedicated to premieres bursts strong off the blocks with Kirin McCrory’s Counter/Top directed by Megan Mateer. Counter/Top takes place in a diner you think has been right off the highway forever. Miss Betty (Catherine Cryan) presides over the scene, den mother, mediator and magistrate. Adrift Liza (Kayla Theis) hints she’s at the diner more […]

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Two Buildings on Key Block Downtown Undergoing Renovations

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Buildings on Key Block Downtown Undergoing Renovations

Work is set to begin soon on the renovation of a three-story building at 44 N. High St. downtown, between Broad and Gay streets. Plans call for four residential units on the upper floors with the retail incubator POP Columbus eventually slated to occupy the ground level. “These four units will be really spectacular and […]

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Downtown Development Boom Continues to Accelerate

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Development Boom Continues to Accelerate

The Schottenstein Real Estate Group announced plans on Tuesday to construct “Grand Central,” a new 23-acre mixed-use development on an empty tract of land in the northwest corner of Downtown Columbus. If developed as currently proposed, their plans call for a mix of apartments, condos, hotels, retail, grocery and parking garages spaces. This large-scale plan […]

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