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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.

Best Patio of 2014: Barcelona

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Patio of 2014: Barcelona

It might sound silly, but determining the best patio in Columbus is something we’ve never included in our annual reader survey… until now. Perhaps it’s because we typically don’t think about patios much by the time December rolls around. Or perhaps it’s because we always give patios a lot of editorial love over the summer […]

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Best Local Bakery of 2014: Pistacia Vera

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Bakery of 2014: Pistacia Vera

Cookies, pies, cakes, breads, donuts, muffins… bakeries can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Which is why we decided to add the question in our annual reader’s survey for the first time this year. CU readers responded resoundingly in favor of nominating Pistacia Vera as their favorite bakery in […]

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Restaurant Review: Club 185

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Club 185

Club 185 doesn’t need publicity. It’s rarely empty, the spot feeds the business crowd at lunch time, and morphs into a busy bar by happy hour. Getting a seat is often a matter of timing things right; that is, arriving at the moment a table is vacated. But when you get a craving for a […]

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Review: Parables and Politics & Elijah Pierce’s Art

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: Parables and Politics & Elijah Pierce’s Art

Elijah Pierce is one of the best known artists associated with Columbus. His works are held by major collections and his legacy continues to influence artists both locally and beyond. That’s a good thing. He deserves it. There are few artists who’ve had the impact and influence that Pierce has. The downside to all this […]

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The Fitness Loft Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Fitness Loft Opens on Parsons Avenue

The intersection of Livingston and Parsons is one that has changed rapidly in the past decade. Nationwide Children’s Hospital has redeveloped three of the four corners with new medical facilities, parking garages and office buildings while the streetscape has been beautified with brick crosswalks, bike lanes, landscaped medians and improved pedestrian infrastructure. The fourth corner […]

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Katzinger’s Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Katzinger’s Celebrates 30 Years of Business

When it comes to sandwich shops, Columbus has some pretty good options, but if there’s one deli that stands out as a local institution, it’s Katzinger’s. The German Village eatery will officially turn 30 years old tomorrow, and will continue to celebrate the occasion for the entire month of October. “In a business that has […]

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Stauf’s Now Open in German Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Stauf’s Now Open in German Village

The process has taken a little bit longer than originally expected, but the new Stauf’s in German Village officially opened their doors this morning. Located at 627 South Third Street, the new coffee shop and roastery replaced the former Cup O Joe and MoJoe Lounge with the new brand. The result is a more coffee-centric […]


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