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The Direction Brings State Pride to New Tanger Outlet Mall

Randi Walle Randi Walle The Direction Brings State Pride to New Tanger Outlet Mall

Few states have as much state pride as Ohio. And it’s not just football – Ohioans are very proud of where they came from. Most people consider the Midwest to be “flyover” states with very little appeal to them. That is, unless you are from the great state of Ohio, then pride oozes out of […]

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New Short North Grocery Store Working Toward Summer Opening

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Short North Grocery Store Working Toward Summer Opening

The new Oats and Barley Market has delayed its grand opening a bit, but their reasoning will likely make it worth the longer wait for customers who are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the new Short North grocery store. Co-Owner and Manager Shannon Sano told Columbus Underground that due to neighborhood feedback, they’re re-tooling the business model […]

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Officials Break Ground on IKEA, Store Opening in Summer 2017

Anna Maconachy Anna Maconachy Officials Break Ground on IKEA, Store Opening in Summer 2017

Earlier today, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther — along with several Delaware County Officials and IKEA employees —came together for the official groundbreaking event for the upcoming IKEA Columbus store. IKEA is a Swedish retail company that was founded in 1943, and has been in the US since 1985 when the first store was built in […]

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Three Discovery District Buildings Planned for Mixed-Use Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Three Discovery District Buildings Planned for Mixed-Use Development

A trio of three-story buildings located in the Discovery District sub-neighborhood in Downtown Columbus will be getting a residential and retail conversion if a new plan is approved during tomorrow’s Downtown Commission Meeting. Local developer Don DeVere has submitted plans to renovate 288 East Long Street, 294 East Long Street, and 151 North Sixth Street — […]

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The Madison Mixed-Use Redevelopment Moving Forward

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Madison Mixed-Use Redevelopment Moving Forward

The group of historic buildings located at 72-90 North High Street that have been proposed with a mixed-use renovation took another step forward during this month’s Downtown Commission Meeting this morning. The Commission approved the designs for the renovation of the three main buildings, as well as the demolition of the two-story building at 90 […]

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Photos: The Debut of The Sunlight Market on Gay Street

Lillian Dent Lillian Dent Photos: The Debut of The Sunlight Market on Gay Street

The first Sunlight Market event was held last Sunday, April 17th from 10am to 3pm. Over a thousand Downtown visitors took part in the event, shopping from fifty pop-up sidewalk vendors, participating in brunch with a dozen local restaurants, and enjoying the incredible warm and sunny weather. The event series continues every Third Sunday through […]

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Near East Side Grocery Co-op Quietly Closes Doors

Walker Evans Walker Evans Near East Side Grocery Co-op Quietly Closes Doors

When it was announced in March that a new frozen yogurt shop was opening at 85 Parsons Avenue, it was mentioned in passing that the former tenant was also closing. That tenant was the Near East Side Co-op, which called the location home for about a year after relocating from 1117 Oak Street. Former Co-op Board […]

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