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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.

Katalina’s Planning to Open Second Restaurant

Walker Evans Walker Evans Katalina’s Planning to Open Second Restaurant

If you enjoy the food at Katalina’s in Harrison West, but aren’t a fan of long lines and tight dining quarters, then your wish for a larger space may soon come true. Katalina’s owner Kathleen Day confirmed with Columbus Underground that she is hoping to soon add a second location in Columbus. “I’ve actually been […]

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Nurtur the Salon Finding Success in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Nurtur the Salon Finding Success in The Brewery District

Local salon Nurtur expanded recently, adding its third location to Central Ohio with the opening of a new outlet in The Brewery District at 757 South High Street. The spot was chosen for its proximity to German Village and Downtown customers, and convenient access to alternative transit like the CBUS Circulator and car2go. “Our desire […]

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Valter’s at the Maennerchor Approaches End-of-Month Opening

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Valter’s at the Maennerchor Approaches End-of-Month Opening

Valter’s at the Maennerchor, the new Brewery District restaurant and beer garden, will officially open their doors January 19. Owner Valter Veliu signed a 10-year lease with the Columbus Maennerchor, who currently operate out of the renovated German Heritage House at 976 S. High Street. In addition to Valter’s, Veliu partially owns and manages German […]

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Best Gyms & Fitness Centers in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Gyms & Fitness Centers in Columbus

Whether you’re looking for a casual workout spot or a place for hardcore strength training, Columbus has a lot to offer those who are interested in a new fitness regimen. In 2015, our readers voted for The Fitness Loft as their top spot to work out. The gym opened in late 2014 on Parsons Avenue […]

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The Best Patios in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Patios in Columbus

Summer time is patio season in Columbus, and local diners and drinkers flock to the spots with the best outdoor environments to enjoy the warm weather. This year our readers swapped out one German Village patio for another when they voted for Lindey’s in the top spot for the best al fresco dining and entertainment. […]

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The Best Bakeries in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Bakeries in Columbus

Columbus is home to many great desserts, produced by a wide range of restaurants, cafes, and other assorted treat-makers. In years past, we’ve surveyed our readers on their overall favorite desserts, but this year we decided to narrow the question to just include bakeries. The reason for that is because we’re determining the best desserts […]

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Best Restaurants in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Restaurants in Columbus

Columbus is filled with a wide variety of great restaurants. In years past, we’ve surveyed our readers on their favorites by drilling down into both “fine dining” and “everyday” categories to differentiate between the two styles. But with many restaurants straddling the lines between the two, we decided this year to ask about favorite restaurants […]

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