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Upper Cup Coffee Thrives in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Upper Cup Coffee Thrives in Olde Towne East

Upper Cup Coffee opened their doors at 79 Parsons Avenue in October of 2011 and have quickly become a staple business for this stretch of Olde Towne East. In addition to serving as a neighborhood cafe, Upper Cup also roasts and wholesales their coffees, providing a larger business model that expands beyond the single shop. […]

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Forty-Unit Apartment Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

Brent Warren Brent Warren Forty-Unit Apartment Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

A 40-unit, three-building apartment development has been proposed for a long-vacant lot at 122 Parsons Avenue. The project, which is being developed jointly by Woods Development Group, Brexton, and Arch City Development, has been presented to the Near East Area Commission but still awaits final approval from the group. The proposal calls for a four-story […]

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Neighborhood, Library Have High Hopes for New Parsons Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Neighborhood, Library Have High Hopes for New Parsons Branch

Plans for a new Parsons Avenue branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) have solidified, as the library recently closed on the last of seven parcels along the west side of Parsons between Stewart and Deshler Avenues. The new library will sit on about one and a half acres, less then half a mile south […]

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Three-Story Village Pointe Project Under Construction on Parsons Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three-Story Village Pointe Project Under Construction on Parsons Avenue

A three-story commercial building is currently under construction on Parsons Avenue just south of the Livingston Avenue CVS. Plans for the 36,000 square foot building include a fitness center on the second and third floors and several retail and restaurant storefronts on the first. Local developer Jeff May, who partnered with Skilken to develop the […]

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Maloney Health Center Opens on South Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Maloney Health Center Opens on South Side

Local leaders gathered today at the new John R. Maloney Health Center for a ribbon cutting ceremony on the city’s South Side. “This new facility represents our commitment to providing primary health and wellness services to South Side families close to where they live,” said Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman. “I salute the collaborative efforts of […]

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GCAC Presents: An open letter from CS Gallery

 Daniel Colvin GCAC Presents: An open letter from CS Gallery

Brushing it off and walking on. It’s what we’re about. An open letter from CS Gallery On March 18th a high speed car chase ended with a very intense and destructive crash into the CS Gallery. This was a very surreal moment for me. I believe it would be a very surreal moment for any […]

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Public Meetings Under Way for Southern Gateway Revitalization Effort

Brent Warren Brent Warren Public Meetings Under Way for Southern Gateway Revitalization Effort

Southern Gateway, the public-private partnership first announced by the Mayor in the 2012 State of the City address and officially launched last summer, has started its engagement with the neighborhood. Four public meetings have been held so far, and another two are scheduled: March 28 at the Parsons Avenue Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library […]

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