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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

Construction cranes have sprouted up all over Columbus like steel trees as a number of significant urban development projects have simultaneously gotten under way. Many of them are concentrated along High Street through the Short North and University District neighborhoods, which this installment of our Construction Roundup series is focused upon. Check out more projects, […]

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Concert Preview: One Eye Theory

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: One Eye Theory

Local live favorites are set to usher in its first album, "Good Times & Strife" with a release party and concert Friday night at Spacebar

Local quintet One Eye Theory is celebrating the release of its first album, Good Times & Strife, tonight at Spacebar in Old North Columbus on Saturday night. For a band that’s been playing and writing together for the better part of a decade, the decision to wait on putting out a debut record this late […]

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New Chipotle and Starbucks Locations Coming to University District, Locals Express Concern With Overabundance of Chain Retail

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Chipotle and Starbucks Locations Coming to University District, Locals Express Concern With Overabundance of Chain Retail

Construction has officially begun on a new five story building that will soon rise at the southeast intersection of Lane Avenue and High Street. Once completed, a couple of familiar chains will be opening there to accommodate campus-area residents, workers, and visitors. Representatives with the company that owns the new building confirmed with Columbus Underground […]

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CoreLife Eatery Adding Two Locations Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans CoreLife Eatery Adding Two Locations Near OSU

In 2018, you’ll have triple the number of locations to find fast-casual health food from CoreLife Eatery in Central Ohio. The Syracuse-based restaurant chain that launched last November near Polaris Fashion Place announced plans to open locations at The Lennox Town Center and inside a new building currently under construction at Lane and High. “A […]

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Amazon Opening First Retail Pick-Up Store in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Amazon Opening First Retail Pick-Up Store in Columbus

While Amazon.com has often been cited as the number one reason that many traditional brick-and-mortar stores are either shrinking or closing, it’s not preventing the ecommerce giant from entering into the traditional in-person shopping world in a big way. After recently launching its first regional Amazon Locker at Polaris, the company is bringing its first […]

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15th and High Update: More Demolitions, Utility Work on High Street Starting Soon

Brent Warren Brent Warren 15th and High Update: More Demolitions, Utility Work on High Street Starting Soon

It’s been a little over two years since OSU first unveiled its 15th and High plan, calling for a transformation of the area that would include multiple new mixed-use buildings, a boutique hotel, a parking garage, a redesigned Pearl Alley, and a new public square. Columbus Underground recently sat down with Erin Prosser of Campus Partners, […]

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Simply Rolled Ice Cream Finds Permanent Home in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Simply Rolled Ice Cream Finds Permanent Home in The Short North

After operating successfully as a pop-up shop a few times, Simply Rolled Ice Cream is ready to make it permanent. The dessert business will soon be operating from a space within the Short North’s Oats & Barley Market after a recent business acquisition by the grocery owner. “We have had the honor of hosting several […]

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