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German Village

Located just south of downtown Columbus, this historic neighborhood was settled by a large number of German immigrants in the mid-1800s. Today, German Village has a single zoned commercial strip along Livingston Avenue; it’s mostly a residential neighborhood of red-brick homes with wrought iron fences along tree-lined, brick streets.

Barcelona Offering Cooking Classes for the Spring

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Barcelona Offering Cooking Classes for the Spring

As Spring finally approaches, many of us turn our attention to our diets. With the winter months of stick-to-your-ribs comfort food almost all but behind us, we begin to think that we should do better for ourselves. And what’s better than making meals at home that we and our families can trust? Cooking classes are, […]

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Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

A key design feature has been added to the new High and Third Street Bridges that will eventually span I-70 south of Downtown as part of the I-70/71 split project. The new bridges will feature caps that will have the capacity to hold buildings, just like the I-670 cap that connects the Short North to […]

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Studies Look For Solutions to Parking Woes in German Village, Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Studies Look For Solutions to Parking Woes in German Village, Short North

Studies are underway in both German Village and the Short North, as city and neighborhood leaders look to tackle one of the most common symptoms of successful urban neighborhoods; conflict over parking. The city’s Department of Public Service has hired a team of consultants to study the issue in the Short North, where the first […]

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Pistacia Vera No Longer Offering Free Wi-Fi

Anne Evans Anne Evans Pistacia Vera No Longer Offering Free Wi-Fi

Anyone with a laptop these days probably loves stopping into their favorite places for a quick bite and popping online. However, sometimes that quick bite turns into quite a long time, leaving some customers waiting and waiting for a table. Over the weekend, the owners of Pistacia Vera decided that the popular cafe will no […]

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Panera Opens German Village / Brewery District Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Panera Opens German Village / Brewery District Location

It’s been nearly a year in the works, but the transformation of the old Clarmont restaurant space into the newest Panera Bread location is officially complete. The restaurant opened its doors at 684 South High Street today at 6am, and the first 500 customers starting at 10am will receive a free mug and coffee. “This […]

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North Market Welcomes New Vendor Katzinger’s Deli

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson North Market Welcomes New Vendor Katzinger’s Deli

It’s been quite a year for Katzinger’s Deli, the nearly 30 year old, Columbus-based deli that’s been serving up some of the best meats and cheeses in the city since its opening. They recently launched Katzingersgrocery.com, a one-stop site where visitors can purchase much of the same groceries they can at the store, and now, […]

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The Butcher Shop Brings Megaformer Workouts to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Butcher Shop Brings Megaformer Workouts to Columbus

Blockbuster Video rental stores are officially a thing of the past. But the old German Village location at 780 South High Street didn’t sit empty for very long. If you haven’t already noticed, The Butcher Shop Fitness popped up in the back half of the building back in June, and has been building a customer […]

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