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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.

Best Local Coffee Shop of 2014: Stauf’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Coffee Shop of 2014: Stauf’s

Not every local cafe roasts their own coffee. And not every local coffee roaster operates a cafe. To help establish the distinction for 2014, we split apart last year’s survey question about “best coffee” into two categories. And Stauf’s ended up winning both best roaster and best cafe of 2014. The original Stauf’s on Grandview […]

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Best Urban Development of 2014: Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Urban Development of 2014: Grandview Yard

2014 was a big year for urban development all throughout the Columbus region. Construction cranes could be found overhead in many busy areas while countless other new infill projects were announced all throughout the entire year. While some bemoan the loss of parking or worry about the loss of small town charm, others remain excited […]

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Big Box Retail a Possibility for Grandview Crossing Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Big Box Retail a Possibility for Grandview Crossing Site

Remediation work continues at Grandview Crossing, the nearly 40-acre former landfill site near the intersection of Dublin Road and Grandview Avenue. Wagenbrenner Development partner Joe Williams recently told Columbus Underground that a range of uses are still on the table for the site – although the increasing interest in urban acreage from big box retailers […]

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Cycle614 Opens as City’s First Indoor Cycling Studio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cycle614 Opens as City’s First Indoor Cycling Studio

If you love riding your bike for exercise, but hate the oncoming winter weather, you’re in luck. Cycle614 opened their doors at 1636 Northwest Blvd (just north of King Avenue) on Monday to offer an indoor biking facility that is open year-round. The facility offers instructor-led classes, lunch-hour sessions and bookings for private events. We […]

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First Look: Hofbräuhaus at Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Hofbräuhaus at Grandview Yard

Hofbräuhaus was originally trying to be open for business today, but a few construction delays have held up the process. The Munich-based brewery is expanding to the Columbus market in a big way with a massive 18,000 square foot facility that boasts a 40 hectoliter system (roughly a 34 bbl system by the more common US […]

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The Smithery Showcases the Handmade Aspect of Artist-Made Gifts

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Smithery Showcases the Handmade Aspect of Artist-Made Gifts

What does it take to open your own storefront, filled with many of your own handmade items? Persistence and dedication, say Anne Holman and Jen Townsend. Each has been building a career as a metalsmith for years, crafting their own lines of jewelry under their respective brands Anne Holman Jewelry Design and Jen Townsend Jewelry. […]

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Rife’s Market Closing their Doors

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rife’s Market Closing their Doors

After 78 years in business, Rife’s Market, located at 1417 West Fifth Avenue is closing their doors for good. The family-owned operation has anchored the corner of Fifth and Grandview Avenues for the better part of a century, and the great-granddaughter of the original owner says that its time to call it quits after much […]

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