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J. Gumbo’s Celebrates Five Years on Gay Street

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson J. Gumbo’s Celebrates Five Years on Gay Street

There are many reasons to go into business for yourself: the freedom to make your own hours, financial flexibility, the autonomy that comes with self-ownership and accountability. For Chad McCoury, opening his own business was a chance to give something back, an opportunity to help build a community. He wanted to pay forward the support […]

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First Look: The Normandy Apartments and The Welsh

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Look: The Normandy Apartments and The Welsh

With pre-leasing well underway and the first tenants scheduled to begin moving in on August 1st, the latest piece of the Neighborhood Launch puzzle is close to completion. The Normandy, a five-story building on East Long Street between Normandy Avenue and North 6th Street, will house 130 apartment units. Also under construction – and on […]

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City Considers What to do with Vacant High Street Properties

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City Considers What to do with Vacant High Street Properties

Columbus has development on the brain and a low tolerance for vacant buildings, particularly Downtown and particularly on coveted High Street. So it’s no wonder the vacant buildings at 72 North High have become such a topic of interest that 10TV devoted not one but two stories to the buildings and their owners last week. […]

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Photos: Moonlight Market June 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Moonlight Market June 2014

The third Moonlight Market event of 2014 took place this past Saturday, June 14th from 6pm to 11pm on Gay Street. Over 70 participating businesses greeted attendees with food, fashion, gifts, music, entertainment and more. The event was documented by photographer Mollie Lyman, and you can browse through her photo collection below. The next Moonlight […]

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Shop Talk: Flying Gent Mercantile

Nen Lin Soo Nen Lin Soo Shop Talk: Flying Gent Mercantile

By fusing his love affair with the eclectic vibe of Gay Street and his passion for American history, Branden Givand has established a brand and a business that is reminiscent of his own personal style. Built up in a corner of Café Brioso’s artisan coffee shop, Givand’s full-fledged brand – Flying Gent Mercantile — is […]

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New Bishop’s Walk Condos Downtown Going Fast

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Bishop’s Walk Condos Downtown Going Fast

Interest is high in the latest phase of the Bishop’s Walk condos Downtown, with almost half of the units spoken for in the first week of pre-sales. The Edwards Companies project – which was approved last summer – will fill out the block of East Gay Street between Normandy Avenue and Sixth Street. Pricing was […]

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Pearl Market Returns for 2014 Season

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Pearl Market Returns for 2014 Season

After months of gray skies and indoor dining, opening day for the 2014 Pearl Market is upon us. On Tuesday, May 20th, the annual downtown urban market featuring farmers, food trucks, artisans, and artists kicks off on Pearl Street (Alley) between Gay and Broad Streets. This year, there are no shortages of food vendors of […]

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