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Browns Backing Out of Plan for Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Browns Backing Out of Plan for Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

The Cleveland Browns have backed out of a plan to build a practice facility at Tuttle Park in the University District. The Browns notified the city today that the proposal – which called for a new, larger recreation center at the park as well as three new practice fields and other improvements – would not […]

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The Top 10 Parks in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Parks in Columbus

While Central Ohio offers little in the way of topographical variety, it does have a healthy dose of parks and greenspaces spread throughout the multi-county region. This year, when our readers and contributors were surveyed about their favorite parks for relaxation and recreation, they picked a metro park for the first time over a city-run […]

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Vacant City Land to be Filled with Fruit Orchards

Brent Warren Brent Warren Vacant City Land to be Filled with Fruit Orchards

The Wexner Center for the Arts is partnering with local neighborhood organizations and two Los Angeles-based artists to bring a novel idea for developing vacant lots to Weinland Park and the South Side. Two “fruit parks,” featuring a carefully-curated selection of fruit-bearing trees and bushes, will be designed and planted by the artists and a […]

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Browns Considering Building New Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Browns Considering Building New Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

The Cleveland Browns are considering Tuttle Park as the site of a new practice facility. Significant changes would be made to the University District park – located just north of Lane Avenue and west of Neil Avenue – in order to accommodate the Browns for approximately one month every summer, according to preliminary plans discussed […]

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New Park and Underground Garage Approved at COSI

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Park and Underground Garage Approved at COSI

Representatives from the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation (CDDC) and landscape architectural firm MKSK presented an update for the underground parking garage and greenspace project at COSI that was first announced earlier this year. A more detailed look for the new park was shown to the Downtown Commission, which would feature a variety of programmed areas and […]

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Naturally Impactful: Aquatics Options Plentiful with CRPD

Anne Evans Anne Evans Naturally Impactful: Aquatics Options Plentiful with CRPD

When it’s hot out, one of the most economical ways to cool off includes a visit to an outdoor swimming pool or a sprayground run by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. In colder weather, a visit to the indoor Columbus Aquatics Center in Victorian Village, one of the neighborhood’s Best Kept Secrets, is a […]

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Scioto Mile Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Summer

Randi Walle Randi Walle Scioto Mile Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Summer

For the past several summers, the space along the Scioto Mile has been an endless source of activities. The opening of the fountains at Bicentennial Park in 2011 have been a major attraction drawing families with young children to the area. The Milestone 229 restaurant offers lunch, brunch and dining that draws in a crowd […]

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