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Strut the Salon Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Strut the Salon Opens on Parsons Avenue

The new Village Point building on Parsons Avenue has had little trouble attracting new tenants. The Fitness Loft and Alchemy Juice Bar opened earlier this month, a new restaurant concept is in the works, and a hair salon called Strut also opened last week. Strut serves both men and women with hair and nail services, […]

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Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

You may not be too familiar with A&R Creative Group, but you’re likely familiar with some of their concepts: The Crest Gastropub, Ethyl & Tank and The Market Italian Village. The company, led by brothers Ali, Abed and Ismail AlShahal has rapidly expanded its footprint, opening and renovating food-based businesses at an impressive clip. This Sunday, […]

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The Fitness Loft Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Fitness Loft Opens on Parsons Avenue

The intersection of Livingston and Parsons is one that has changed rapidly in the past decade. Nationwide Children’s Hospital has redeveloped three of the four corners with new medical facilities, parking garages and office buildings while the streetscape has been beautified with brick crosswalks, bike lanes, landscaped medians and improved pedestrian infrastructure. The fourth corner […]

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South Side Gaining 550 New Jobs, New Community Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans South Side Gaining 550 New Jobs, New Community Center

Local leaders gathered this morning at the former Reeb Avenue Elementary School for a groundbreaking event that will see the historic building repurposed into a new community center for the South Side. Located at 280 E. Reeb Avenue, the building will be preserved, transformed and expanded with 18,000 square feet of additional multi-purpose community center […]

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Community Grounds Bringing Coffee Shop to South Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Community Grounds Bringing Coffee Shop to South Side

New business growth along Parsons Avenue has finally gained the momentum that many South Side neighborhood residents have been craving for years. The new three-story Village Pointe building is nearing completion, which will house Fitness Loft, Strut the Salon, Alchemy (juice bar) and a new restaurant from the owners of The Crest. Nearby, the old […]

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Library Releases Design for Parsons Avenue Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Releases Design for Parsons Avenue Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has released the latest design for their Parsons Avenue Branch. A rendering showing a one-story building with a mix of modern and traditional elements was also presented to the neighborhood at a June 18th event. Ben Zenitsky of CML explained that the design is the result of a customer survey […]

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Whitt’s End Saloon Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Whitt’s End Saloon Opens on Parsons Avenue

The revitalization of Parsons Avenue on the South Side has long been in focus for the City of Columbus, but aside from major projects at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, private investment has been slow-going. A group of entrepreneurial folks have taken one project into their own hands with the conversion of the old Avenue Bar at […]

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