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Founded in 1797, making it one of the oldest communities in Central Ohio, Franklinton is located immediately west of downtown Columbus. Since a floodwall was erected there in 2003, redevelopment efforts have included more than 40 residential projects, a new firehouse, two new schools, and a new residential dormitory at Mount Carmel Medical Center West.

Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brick Master Arthur Gugick of COSI’s LEGO Travel Adventure

Jaclyn Reynolds Jaclyn Reynolds Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brick Master Arthur Gugick of COSI’s LEGO Travel Adventure

COSI’s LEGO® Travel Adventure is running through May 8, and featured in the exhibition are some amazing creations by Cleveland artist, high school math teacher and LEGO brick master Arthur Gugick. Gugick creates world landmarks and mosaics out of LEGO bricks, something he started doing at a young age, so we chatted with him about […]

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BrewDog Bringing Brewpub to East Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans BrewDog Bringing Brewpub to East Franklinton

BrewDog is still on track to open their large-scale Canal Winchester brewery this summer, according to a new blog update posted on the company’s website today. Additionally, the company announced that their search for a spot to open a local bar in Columbus has been narrowed down to an individual neighborhood: East Franklinton. The exactly […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: The Amazing Cat Show

Angela Jann Angela Jann Columbus Makes Art Presents: The Amazing Cat Show

Columbus Artists Exhibit 100s of Cat Paintings to Raise Money for Colony Cats (and Dogs) Tona Pearson is the co-founder of Franklinton Fridays and an artist at 400 West Rich. She has partnered with 400 West Rich and Colony Cats to organize a large cat themed art exhibition in 400 West Rich to raise funds […]

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First Look: Under Aurora in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Under Aurora in Franklinton

After a little over a year in business, local entrepreneur Tina De Broux is ready to make the jump from festivals and markets into a the world of brick-and-mortar retail with the opening of Under Aurora at at 923 Sullivant Avenue in the heart of Franklinton. The new store will carry De Broux’s line of plant-based fragrances and skin care […]

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Ohio Art League Opening Exhibition Space at 400 West Rich

Lauren Verhage Lauren Verhage Ohio Art League Opening Exhibition Space at 400 West Rich

The Ohio Art League announced yesterday that the group will be opening a new exhibition space on Friday, December 11th in partnership with the Franklinton Arts District. It is called X Space, and will be located within 400 West Rich, the same building that houses Strongwater Food & Spirits, over 100 art studios, a coworking […]

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Review: Creative Arts of Women Presents “A Little Bit Closer”

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Review: Creative Arts of Women Presents “A Little Bit Closer”

After filling the OSU Urban Arts Space this past summer, the Creative Arts of Women (CAW) presented its newest exhibit, “A Little Bit Closer,” at the recently-renovated Vanderelli Room, a Franklinton art gallery that was voted one of the Top 10 Best Local Galleries in 2014. CAW returns to a more intimate setting with this exhibit, […]

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Photos: Independents’ Day 2015 – Part 2

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Independents’ Day 2015 – Part 2

Independents’ Day closed out its two-day festival this year with some amazing sunny-yet-not-too-hot weather and a friendly crowd eager for more music, food, entertainment and all things local. For more information, visit www.thisisindependent.com. Matt Ellis is a freelance photographer who covers bands that visit the city and the Columbus Crew MLS team. More about Matt can […]

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