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Sidewalk Clocks Return Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sidewalk Clocks Return Downtown

Members of the Downtown Residents Association (DRAC) set out nearly five years ago with a mission to repair and restore two Downtown clocks as a gift to the City of Columbus during its bicentennial celebration in 2012. That birthday gift may be a bit belated at this point, but the clocks have finally reappeared and […]

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ZenCha Tea Salon Closes on Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans ZenCha Tea Salon Closes on Gay Street

Downtown workers and customers have probably already noticed the dark windows and shuttered doors at ZenCha Tea Salon, which closed at the beginning of this week. No advance notice was given, but the business has been listed for sale for several months. “We are closing ZenCha at the Downtown location for good,” explained I-Cheng Huang, Executive […]

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The Madison Mixed-Use Redevelopment Moving Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Madison Mixed-Use Redevelopment Moving Forward

The group of historic buildings located at 72-90 North High Street that have been proposed with a mixed-use renovation took another step forward during this month’s Downtown Commission Meeting this morning. The Commission approved the designs for the renovation of the three main buildings, as well as the demolition of the two-story building at 90 […]

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Photos: The Debut of The Sunlight Market on Gay Street

Lillian Dent Lillian Dent Photos: The Debut of The Sunlight Market on Gay Street

The first Sunlight Market event was held last Sunday, April 17th from 10am to 3pm. Over a thousand Downtown visitors took part in the event, shopping from fifty pop-up sidewalk vendors, participating in brunch with a dozen local restaurants, and enjoying the incredible warm and sunny weather. The event series continues every Third Sunday through […]

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The Sunlight Market Launches on Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Sunlight Market Launches on Gay Street

The first ever Sunlight Market event officially launches today on Gay Street, offering attendees the opportunity to shop from over 50 local sidewalk retailers while partaking in brunch and lunch menus from area restaurants. The event — which runs from 10am to 3pm — is hosted by the same folks who introduced the popular Moonlight […]

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Cafe Phenix Coming Soon to Gay Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cafe Phenix Coming Soon to Gay Street

Rising from the ashes of the old 39 Below FroYo space (which relocated to Olde Towne East), Cafe Phenix will be spreading its wings this spring on Gay Street in the heart of Downtown Columbus. According to the company’s Facebook page, the shop will be drink-centric, featuring coffee, tea, smoothies and milkshakes. Phenix will allow […]

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More Apartments Proposed for Corner of Long and High Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Apartments Proposed for Corner of Long and High Downtown

The Edwards Companies is moving forward with plans for 56 additional apartments at the southwest corner of Long and High streets downtown. The new units represent the final piece of a larger development that will fill the entire west side of High Street from Long to Gay Street. The proposed apartment tower will be six […]

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