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First Look: The Chintz Room

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Chintz Room

The Chintz Room played host to a fundraiser for Jennifer Brunner and William Woods last night, two local candidates running for judiciary positions this November. The event marked the first time the highly-anticipated new Downtown restaurant has served a large crowd with food and drink prior to the upcoming grand opening. Chintz Room Co-owner Michael […]

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Restoration of Lazarus House a Win for Preservationists

Brent Warren Brent Warren Restoration of Lazarus House a Win for Preservationists

Although small in scale compared to the many large apartment projects currently planned or under construction Downtown, the recent renovation of the Lazarus House at 380 East Town Street may provide some lessons for developers faced with the significant cost of restoring historic properties. The husband and wife team of Jeff Darbee and Nancy Recchie, […]

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Modernized Chintz Room Restaurant Reopening at Lazarus Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Modernized Chintz Room Restaurant Reopening at Lazarus Building

For those of us who are too young to remember, The Chintz Room was *the* place for lunch Downtown for decades until its closure in 1998. This department store dining room was where ladies put on their best hats and gloves for tea time, and fancy sandwiches were all the rage. In 2014, the restaurant […]

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The Center for Architecture and Design Unveils New Home

Brent Warren Brent Warren The Center for Architecture and Design Unveils New Home

The Center for Architecture and Design is hosting an Opening Reception on Friday to celebrate their move from 390 East Broad to 50 West Town Street in the Lazarus Building. The event, set to run from 7pm to 9pm, will feature light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar as well as a chance to see […]

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History Lesson: How Lazarus laid the foundation for Black Friday

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: How Lazarus laid the foundation for Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving! Governor William Bradford of the Plymouth Colony in New England is reputedly the man who formally gave the U.S. its first Thanksgiving – but would you believe that the post-holiday sales season that starts with “Black Friday” was actually proposed as a legal holiday by the head of a powerful well-known Columbus retailing […]

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Center for Architecture and Design Relocating to Lazarus Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Center for Architecture and Design Relocating to Lazarus Building

The Center for Architecture and Design announced today that they plan to relocate from 380 East Broad Street to the Lazarus Building. The Center originally opened on Broad street in January of 2010. “As the gateway for education, conversation and debate about the importance of quality design and its impact on our city’s architecture, planning, […]

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MoJoe Lounge Opens Downtown Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans MoJoe Lounge Opens Downtown Location

The fourth MoJoe Lounge location is opening Monday morning at the intersection of High Street and Town Street, in the heart of Downtown Columbus. Starting at 6am, the new store will be giving away free 12-ounce cups of brewed coffee to celebrate their opening day. “We will also have our full line of espresso, cappuccino […]

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