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The 1,300-acre master development in the northeastern quadrant of Columbus features office, hotel and residential offerings, and is centered around Easton Town Center, an open-air mall that has 1.7 million square feet of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Tax Abatements for Easton Expansion Paired With Investment for Linden

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tax Abatements for Easton Expansion Paired With Investment for Linden

On Thursday, officials with the City of Columbus unveiled a plan that would further provide investment dollars to the Linden neighborhood, an area specifically targeted for redevelopment by Mayor Andrew Ginther during his first year in office. The plan allows for a 10-year 100 percent tax abatement for the owners of Easton Town Center to […]

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Comedy Preview: Shawn Wayans

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview: Shawn Wayans

An indelible force in the Wayans family comedy dynasty, the performer, actor, writer, and producer comes to Columbus for a limited engagement at the Funny Bone this weekend

Shawn Wayans grew up in what is certainly one of the funniest households in America, although the collective comedic potential he shared with his nine siblings was something that allegedly didn’t occur to him early on. “I didn’t know…We were just doing it because it was fun to do,” he explained during a phone conversation […]

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Wet Seal Closing All Stores

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wet Seal Closing All Stores

The hits keep coming for traditional mall retail stores. California-based chain Wet Seal is reported to close all 171 of its remaining stores soon, following a bankruptcy filing and 338 store closures in 2015, and the failure to find a buyer for the struggling business. Multiple national media outlets are reporting that a notice has […]

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Comedy Preview: Steve Byrne

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview: Steve Byrne

Like any two responsible people from hockey towns should, Steve Byrne and I spent about a third of our interview yesterday talking shop. Unlike me, Byrne has been able to back up his adoration for his Pittsburgh Penguins’ game by actually playing it. “I still skate, actually. I play with Bill Burr and I get […]

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California Pizza Kitchen Closes Original Columbus Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans California Pizza Kitchen Closes Original Columbus Location

After nearly 15 years of serving up customers at Easton Town Center, California Pizza Kitchen has officially closed its doors. The Easton location was the first in Central Ohio for the chain, which opened on June 5th, 2001. According to the California Pizza Kitchen website, the 5,800 square foot Easton restaurant is listed as “closed […]

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4 Ways to Keep your Body Performing at its Peak in the New Year

Yolanda Rooney Yolanda Rooney 4 Ways to Keep your Body Performing at its Peak in the New Year

In this day and age, becoming an extreme athlete is accessible to anyone. No prerequisite training or genetic giftedness is required to resolve to learn Crossfit or sign up for a Spartan Race. With more and more of the general population becoming weekend warriors, the need for a rest day is more important than ever. Whether you’re […]

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22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Columbus saw the rise and fall of a number of businesses in 2016. Most of the new or expanded ventures were in the restaurant industry, providing more feeding options to the residents of Columbus’ neighborhoods. Still, a number of this year’s start-ups, 22 to be exact, possess a different nature. Downtown saw the revival of […]

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