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Grandview Heights

Located northwest of downtown Columbus, Grandview blends urban and suburban life. The city, which was originally part of Marble Cliff, features a mix of restaurants, boutiques, and single and multi-family homes, most dating back to the early 1920s to mid-1940s.

First Look: Balboa

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Balboa

The Grandview Avenue strip is getting another new restaurant this week with the opening of Balboa. Located at 1312 Grandview Avenue in the former Shoku space, Balboa is bringing food and drink from Southern California to Central Ohio with a hip cantina-style restaurant and large outdoor patio that is likely to be a popular destination in […]

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Construction Roundup: Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Grandview Yard

A drive down Yard Street through the middle of Grandview Yard reveals a flurry of construction activity among multiple sites this spring. On the north side, there’s the massive Nationwide Insurance Offices, which are adding 500,000 square feet of workspace at Grandview Yard. On the west side, there’s 45 new for-homes under construction from Wagenbrenner Development, […]

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Empty Nesters, Young Families Driving Market for Grandview Yard Homes

Brent Warren Brent Warren Empty Nesters, Young Families Driving Market for Grandview Yard Homes

With their first single family homes and for-sale townhomes currently under construction at Grandview Yard, Wagenbrenner Development is seeing early interest in the product from both current Grandview residents looking to downsize and young families attracted by the chance to buy new in the Grandview school district. “Two of our first three buyers of the […]

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New Grandview Heights Pool to Open in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Grandview Heights Pool to Open in 2017

The Municipal Pool in the City of Grandview Heights will be celebrating its 40th birthday next year in a really big way… by being completely replaced with a brand new swimming facility. Community leaders have been working toward that goal for nearly two years, after coming to the conclusion that the current pool was in need […]

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Concert Preview: Fast Romantics at Woodlands Tavern

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Fast Romantics at Woodlands Tavern

The melodic Toronto-based indie pop outfit will perform a headlining show at Woodlands Tavern tonight.

Returning from a set of dates in their Canadian homeland with Vancouver prog-pop band The Zolas and an appearance at SXSW last month, Toronto’s Fast Romantics will play a headlining show tonight (April 5) at Woodlands Tavern. Their latest single, “Animal”, pairs piercing synths with Matthew Angus’ soaring lead vocal – which is especially excellent […]

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New Grandview Restaurant Balboa will Focus on So-Cal Flavor

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Grandview Restaurant Balboa will Focus on So-Cal Flavor

If you’ve traveled through the heart of Grandview Heights recently, you may have noticed that work has officially begun in the former Shoku restaurant building located at 1312 Grandview Avenue. This spring, the space will be reborn as Balboa — a new concept that will feature a food and drink menu inspired by Southern California, and […]

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New Butcher and Grocery Store Coming Soon to Grandview

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Butcher and Grocery Store Coming Soon to Grandview

When Rife’s Market announced their closure in late 2014, a hole emerged in the Grandview area specialty grocery shopping market. Some of that niche will be filled this summer when The Butcher & Grocer opens for business at 1089 West First Avenue. The new store is a venture between partners Tony Tanner and local butcher […]

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