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University District Leaders See Opportunity in New Development, Special Improvement District

Brent Warren Brent Warren University District Leaders See Opportunity in New Development, Special Improvement District

Although some University District residents have expressed concern about the impact of new development in the neighborhood, community leaders are hopeful that the influx of new mixed-use developments on High Street and Lane Avenue – along with plans for the redevelopment of nine acres at the corner of 15th Avenue and High and another seven acres […]

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Short North Alliance Relaunches ShortNorth.org Website

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Alliance Relaunches ShortNorth.org Website

Visitors to ShortNorth.org today may have noticed some changes are afoot. The official website of the neighborhood got a relaunch thanks to efforts by the Short North Alliance (SNA) and their design team at Cement Marketing. The new site includes a responsive (mobile/tablet friendly) design, new branding and a new events calendar among other features. […]

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Eat Right: Restaurants Hidden in Neighborhoods

Shelley Mann Shelley Mann Eat Right: Restaurants Hidden in Neighborhoods

So much of Columbus’ dining scene is centered on High Street, which is neat, but it’s always nice to get off the main drag and stumble upon a spot tucked into an otherwise residential neighborhood. Here are a few favorites around town. Basi Italia 811 Highland St., Columbus, OH 43215 Basi is the city’s quintessential […]

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Best Columbus Neighborhood of 2014: Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Columbus Neighborhood of 2014: Clintonville

For all six years that we’ve asked our readers this annual survey question, The Short North has won. Until now. Clintonville has managed to inch ahead of The Short North in 2014 to claim the top spot as the #1 neighborhood in Columbus. Clintonville has always been a popular (and large) neighborhood in the city, […]

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Makeover Planned for Parsons Avenue in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Makeover Planned for Parsons Avenue in Olde Towne East

The small stretch of Parsons Avenue that runs along the western edge of Olde Towne East has always been a hotspot of activity for the neighborhood. Home to numerous restaurants, bars, shops and businesses, Parsons Avenue is the default place to go for an art gallery exhibition, a haircut, or a cup of coffee. The […]

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Jeff Speck on Building Walkable Neighborhoods in Columbus

Brent Warren Brent Warren Jeff Speck on Building Walkable Neighborhoods in Columbus

The Great Placemakers Lab kicks off Tuesday, September 16th at the Westin Great Southern Hotel downtown. Organizers promise a diverse lineup of speakers, neighborhood tours and activities, all united by the common theme of building great neighborhoods. One facet of a great neighborhood is its walkability, and Jeff Speck may be the foremost expert on […]

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10 Great Neighborhood Wine Shops in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 10 Great Neighborhood Wine Shops in Columbus

Wine is not a product that is hard to come by in Columbus. Every grocery store has a selection, some of which have grown to be pretty impressive in recent years. Even CVS has a wine shelf (even if they did just stop selling cigarettes, which means wine is still classified as a healthy product, right?). […]

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