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First Look: The Crest Gastropub on Parsons

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: The Crest Gastropub on Parsons

The Crest Gastropub has opened the doors of its second restaurant, located on the south side at 621 Parsons Avenue. The large 4,400 square foot space is quite a bit larger than its Clintonville counterpart, with two patio spaces and ample seating. The main difference between the Clintonville Crest and the Parsons outpost is a […]

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New Deli Adds to Revitalization of Parsons Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Deli Adds to Revitalization of Parsons Avenue

Development on Parsons Avenue is continuing with the addition of a new bistro. Jimmyluka’s, a bar and deli, will open at 701 Parsons Avenue this August. Owner Jimmy Dragich bought the two-story space seven years back, just before construction started on the Nationwide Children’s expansion. Dragich, who owns Affordable Floor, a ceramic tile marble contractor, has always […]

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Headies Hideout Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Headies Hideout Now Open on Parsons Avenue

If you’ve strolled down Parsons Avenue in Olde Towne East recently, then you may have noticed that a long-time thrift shop has been replaced by a head shop. Headie’s Hideout is the newest business to call the area home, having opened to the public on April 11th. “Our soft opening last month was surprisingly busy, so […]

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First Look: Near East Side Coop Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Near East Side Coop Now Open on Parsons Avenue

In February, it was announced that the Near East Side Cooperative Market would be relocating from 1117 Oak Street to a new home at 85 Parsons Avenue. The move means a smaller store and limited selection of products, but an increase in visibility and customer access with more nearby businesses and existing foot traffic. The […]

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Olde Towne Fitness Opening Soon on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Olde Towne Fitness Opening Soon on Parsons Avenue

Parsons Avenue continues to be a hotspot for business activity in Olde Towne East, which is what drew KorKeya Toney to the area when looking for a new location to open a fitness studio. “I became interested in opening in Olde Towne East after searching for property and seeing a need for a fitness center in […]

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Affordable Housing Proposed for Heyl School Site on South Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Affordable Housing Proposed for Heyl School Site on South Side

A proposal to redevelop the former Heyl Avenue Elementary School on the South Side calls for demolishing the building and replacing it with 58 units of affordable housing. The plan has already received a vote of approval from the South Side Area Commission and has been granted the necessary zoning variances, although the final go-ahead […]

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Near East Side Cooperative Market Relocating to Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Near East Side Cooperative Market Relocating to Parsons Avenue

After a long search for a new home, the Near East Side Cooperative Market announced on Friday that it will be closing up shop at 1117 Oak Street this week to move just a couple of block west to 85 Parsons Avenue. “We have been seeking a new location for several months now, and looked at […]

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