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More Parking Meters Added to High Street Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Parking Meters Added to High Street Downtown

Another set of parking meters were added to High Street late last week on the west side of block between Gay Street and Long Street. The area was previously home to a busy south-bound COTA bus stop located mid-block that was eliminated recently in a move to speed up bus service. The stop was deemed […]

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First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Double Comfort Restaurant, the social enterprise which donates a meal to a food pantry for every meal sold, opened quietly this past Saturday, July 19th,  at 505 North High Street. The restaurant is the first for Mary Lyski and her husband, who took a fried chicken recipe supposedly handed down from an old riverboat captain, and […]

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Catch Up With: Sweet Carrot Food Truck

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Sweet Carrot Food Truck

Did you know that Sweet Carrot is an anagram of Two Caterers? Well, it is, and it’s the reason why Angela Petro, who launched Two Caterers some 17 years ago, named her food truck as she did when it rolled out in 2012. In 2013, Petro moved her base of operations to the High Line […]

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New Concept from Northstar Cafe Founders Coming to Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Concept from Northstar Cafe Founders Coming to Short North

Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits has only been closed for a week, but it’s already got a successor in the works. Representatives from Northstar Cafe were sighted taking measurements and drawing up places in the space the very next day after closure. “We have rented the space, however, we have no details to share about […]

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Treat to Try: John Eagle Chocolates

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: John Eagle Chocolates

John Eagle Candies has been operating in Beechwold since 1946. It sits in a squat little building, right on High street. While the candy stores at the malls are palatial with floor-to-ceiling displays of packaged things, and barrels into which little kids plunge their sticky hands, John Eagle keeps it modestly old school. At the […]

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9 Stops for Gallery Hop – July 2014 Edition

Michelle Mwaura Michelle Mwaura 9 Stops for Gallery Hop – July 2014 Edition

Every first Saturday of every month, the Short North district hosts an array of activities in an event called Gallery Hop. During this bustling event from 4 pm to 10 pm (with some places staying open later) people come from all over Columbus to shop at boutiques, view galleries, listen to performers, and dine at […]

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Pre-Leasing Begins for Atlas Building Apartments

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pre-Leasing Begins for Atlas Building Apartments

Floorplans and pricing have been released for the latest addition to the downtown apartment market; 98 units in the historic Atlas Building at the corner of North High and East Long streets. Developer Schiff Capital Group has been working on renovating the building, which most recently held offices, since last spring. The units will range in […]

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