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120 Units of Affordable Housing Planned for Vacant Lots on South Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren 120 Units of Affordable Housing Planned for Vacant Lots on South Side

Plans are moving forward to bring over 120 units of affordable housing to two city-owned vacant lots on the South Side. Community Housing Network (CHN) wants to build a 62-unit, three-story building at the corner of Washington and Barthman avenues, just west of the Maloney Health Center on Parsons Avenue. The building would house formerly […]

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Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

Best of CU Best of CU Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

After nearly five years in business in Olde Towne East, the Old Familiar Barbershop may not be quite that old, but is certainly a familiar neighborhood staple on Parsons Avenue. The shop has grown rapidly over the years from a two-man operation to serving customers in five busy barber chairs. In addition to in-store operations […]

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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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Panera Opening at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Next Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Panera Opening at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Next Week

The newest Panera location will open at the southwest corner of Parsons and Livingston next week, as the chain arrives in the ground floor of a new Nationwide Children’s Hospital building. The location will primarily serve workers and visitors to the hospital, but will also add another restaurant to the rapidly growing south side area. […]

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Input Solicited for Olde Towne East Public Art Installation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Input Solicited for Olde Towne East Public Art Installation

The Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association (OTENA) is seeking neighborhood input on a new public art installation on Parsons Avenue. The project was originally announced nearly two years ago, but the artwork component was slated to come on line as a final phase in 2017 following roadwork and utility work that needed to take place […]

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39 Below FroYo Adding Pop-Up Pho To-Go

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 39 Below FroYo Adding Pop-Up Pho To-Go

With the days getting gradually cooler, it’s time for some restaurants to scale back on the cool treats and offer the hot comfort food that makes winter a little more bearable. 39 Below, known for its variety of FroYo, will be scaling back on the frozen goods and introducing a seasonal pop-up selling Pho to-go. […]

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Parsons Avenue Renovation “The Eisen” Celebrates Grand Opening

Walker Evans Walker Evans Parsons Avenue Renovation “The Eisen” Celebrates Grand Opening

A small-but-prominent corner of Parsons Avenue has seen a newly completed renovation with tonight’s grand opening of “The Eisen”. The renovation was a collaborative project between multiple development groups including Midwest Atlantic Group, Solutions for Real Estate and NAI Ohio Equities, originally announced last year by partner Mark Longstreth. “I think Parsons is the natural commercial corridor for […]

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