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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.

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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Planning Underway for Mount Carmel West Campus in Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Planning Underway for Mount Carmel West Campus in Franklinton

Mount Carmel Health Systems announced a plan last year to transfer inpatient operations from their Franklinton hospital to a new one to be built in Grove City. Along with that announcement came a promise to invest time and money into creating a new Mount Carmel West Campus, with an expanded College of Nursing and opportunities for […]

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New Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage Coming in Late 2017

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Scioto Peninsula Park and Garage Coming in Late 2017

The Columbus Downtown Development Corporation is looking to implement what has by now become a familiar plan of action with its new Scioto Peninsula Park — invest in new greenspace Downtown and watch the people (and private development) follow soon after. The new park just west of COSI would replace two existing surface parking lots […]

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More Artist Studios and Workforce House Coming to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Artist Studios and Workforce House Coming to Franklinton

A year ago we reported on the addition of more artist studios in Franklinton — and while that project has not yet come to fruition, it’s still in the works. 400 West Rich project manager Chris Sherman provided an update on the new project at 289 West Walnut this weekend, explaining that a roof replacement project […]

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Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bike Lanes and Medians Planned for Section of West Broad

A small section of West Broad Street will be getting the “road diet” treatment. Five-foot bike lanes will be added in both directions, stretching from Front Street to the railroad bridge just west of Starling Street on the Scioto Peninsula. West of the Scioto River, a planted median will also run down the middle of […]

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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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