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Italian Village

Annexed to the city in 1862, Italian Village was one of Columbus’s first suburbs. It is bounded by I-670 on the south, Fifth Avenue on the north, North High Street on the west, and the Conrail railroad tracks to the east. A mix of Italian and Irish immigrants resided in the area in the 1890s, and Italianate style architecture is prevalent.

The Market Italian Village Gets Revamp

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Market Italian Village Gets Revamp

Angry Bear Kitchen’s co-owner and Chef Tyler Minnis has a new kitchen at The Market Italian Village. There, he’s led a total transformation of the two-year-old eatery, market, deli and coffee shop. Before ABK closed in September 2016, Minnis established a reputation. The Old North restaurant, serving breakfast and upscale diner goods, offered the same […]

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Construction Roundup: The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: The Short North

A quick drive on High Street through the Short North reveals a whole plethora of ongoing construction projects. Several have been ongoing for quite sometime and are likely to wrap up this year, while others are just getting started. Below you’ll find more information on each of them, as well as the latest snapshots of […]

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Thank Yoga Under New Ownership

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Thank Yoga Under New Ownership

“I am excited and terrified, but I so love my community, and I know that they are there for me!” says Melissa Petty, the new owner of Thank Yoga as of today, January 1, 2017. A Long Island native who moved to Columbus in 2009, Petty has found her fit in Columbus and has enjoyed […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Columbus saw the rise and fall of a number of businesses in 2016. Most of the new or expanded ventures were in the restaurant industry, providing more feeding options to the residents of Columbus’ neighborhoods. Still, a number of this year’s start-ups, 22 to be exact, possess a different nature. Downtown saw the revival of […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Breweries

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Breweries

Over the past five years, the microbrew scene in Columbus has exploded. Over three dozen breweries now call Central Ohio home, with more still on the way. The popularity of drinking local beer has only continued to grow alongside the supply chain, allowing brewers the ability to make a viable businesses out of their passion […]

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Report: Rents Continue to Rise, Vacancy Rates Continue to Fall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Report: Rents Continue to Rise, Vacancy Rates Continue to Fall

According to a new report from REJournals.com, the Columbus market for apartments continues to be hot. With the steady increase in regional population comes increased demand for rentals, which is resulting in both higher prices and lower vacancy rates. The report points out that the hottest areas for builders includes both suburban locales (Dublin, Hilliard […]

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