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Short North White Castle Proposal Gets Design Updates

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North White Castle Proposal Gets Design Updates

Borror Properties officially unveiled their plans last month for the redevelopment of the Short North White Castle site, located at the corner of Second Avenue and High Street. The original plan called for a new 11-story building with nearly 150 apartment units, a public parking garage, 12,000 square feet of office space, 10,000 square feet […]

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Restaurant Review: The Chintz Room

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Chintz Room

Of the grande dames of the Columbus Food League, only the femmie Chintz Room remains standing. To be sure, in the wake of Surly Girl and Betty’s departures, there are still CFL joints such as Dirty Franks to feed you, but hot dogs don’t exactly say “GIRL POWER”. Though not upscale, The Chintz Room is […]

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Photos: Gallery Hop – May 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Gallery Hop – May 2015

With near-perfect weather and springtime excitement in the air, the Short North was alive and buzzing this evening for this month’s installment of Gallery Hop. Patios were filled throughout the district with diners and drinkers, sidewalks were filled with arts patrons and shoppers, and there were plenty of extra sights, sounds and smells to take […]

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Renovation of Historic Carlile Building Completed

Walker Evans Walker Evans Renovation of Historic Carlile Building Completed

It might not look too different from the outside, but the historic Carlile building at 445 North High Street has recently undergone a major renovation to the interior of the building by The Pizzuti Companies. The five-story brick structure is probably best known for housing Cameron Mitchell’s Martini Modern Italian restaurant on the ground floor […]

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Stack City Burger Bar to Open on The Cap This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Stack City Burger Bar to Open on The Cap This Summer

We already knew that the Hyde Park Restaurant Group was planning to open a new concept in the former Cup O Joe space on The Cap, but we didn’t know what the concept was going to be, until today. Hyde Park co-owner Joe Saccone revealed that the Stack City Burger Bar will soon call the 3,000 square foot […]

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Surly Girl Saloon to Close Doors After 10 Years in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Surly Girl Saloon to Close Doors After 10 Years in The Short North

When the Surly Girl Saloon opened in the north end of the Short North in late 2005, the neighborhood was a much different place. “There was no Jackson Building when we opened, and the old Goody Boy was a magnet for crime,” explains Surly co-owner Elizabeth Lessner. “We used to regularly chase prostitutes out of […]

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Pies and Pints Opens New Short North Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Pies and Pints Opens New Short North Restaurant

West Virginia-based restaurant Pies and Pints will open their third Columbus location today. The new restaurant is located in the historical five-story mixed-use Fireproof building, located at 1020 North High Street. The project initially began in January 2014, with construction and finalizations wrapping up this month. This addition will be the chain’s eighth location. Pies […]

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