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Fifth by Northwest Has Varied Character

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: New area commission works to preserve neighborhood’s varied character By Sherri Williams Sidewalk cafes, edgy boutiques and independent shops mix with chain stores and fast-food restaurants in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The side streets are lined with older homes and duplexes mixed with new condominiums such as the Metropolitan and Broadview […]


Starting a Block Watch in Your Neighborhood

Anne Evans Anne Evans

An important part of reducing crime in your neighborhood is being actively involved in your area’s Neighborhood Block watch. Neighborhood Block watches have been proven to connect citizens and get them involved in reducing crime in their neighborhoods. When there are more eyes and ears seeing and listening to what is going on in neighborhoods, […]

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Documentary series is looking for local music


WOSU Public Media is looking for original music to be part of the soundtrack for our new TV documentary series, Columbus Neighborhoods. We’re interested in all styles of music, from rock to classical, blues to jazz, rap to alternative, and much more…you name it and we’d like to hear it. Both instrumental and lyrical music […]

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Best Neighborhood of 2008: The Short North

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(Photo by atalou) It’s no surprise that the Short North won “Best Neighborhood” of 2008 by a healthy margin over the competition. It’s easily the most complete urban neighborhood with a vibrant mix of residential spaces, unique restaurants, boutique shopping, art galleries, watering holes, swanky lounges, pocket parks, and more.


Woodland Park is full of great deals on homes

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I was just checking the homes for sale in Woodland Park and there are some great bargains! It is a great time to buy in Woodland Park. The neighborhood continues to have low crime, quiet streets, wonderful neighbors, and good amenities. Our YMCA has fun classes and a nice, convenient work out facility, gym, pool, […]


Reeb-Hosack neighborhood ready for a comeback

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The Dispatch wrote Reeb Hosack: Ready for a comeback Sunday, December 7, 2008 BY SHERRI WILLIAMS Carrie Garnes remembers the days when several industries pumped jobs and money into the Reeb-Hosack neighborhood. Bustling businesses lined the streets. Neighbors thrived. “We used to have anything you would have in an affluent suburb,” said Garnes, 85, who […]


It’s time to take another look at Columbus

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The Cleveland Plain Dealer wrote It’s time to take another look at Columbus Thursday, December 04, 2008 If you haven’t seen Columbus recently, you haven’t seen Columbus. Ohio’s capital city has overtaken its northern neighbor in terms of population and youthful energy. It also offers plenty of inspiration for Clevelanders. On a recent trip to […]


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