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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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Six Story University District Proposal Returns for Review

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six Story University District Proposal Returns for Review

A new plan to replace the Dollar Tree building at the intersection of High Street and Seventh Avenue has resurfaced exactly one year after when it was first proposed to the University Area Review Board in April 2015. The six-story project would include 156 apartments, 16,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along High Street, and […]

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Olde Towne Flowers and Gifts Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Anna Maconachy Anna Maconachy Olde Towne Flowers and Gifts Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Olde Towne East is filled with unique shops, restaurants, art galleries and more. Recently added to the bunch is a locally owned store called Olde Towne Flowers and Gifts, which opened in December. Owners Trevor Sthultz and Travis Fister provide customers with flower arrangements and gifts in a new shop they’ve crafted around a “feel-good vibe”. Fister honed […]

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New Proposal for Vacant Lot on Parsons Calls for 78 Units, Retail

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Proposal for Vacant Lot on Parsons Calls for 78 Units, Retail

A new proposal for a long-vacant lot at 122 Parsons Avenue calls for 78 apartments and about 3,300 square feet of retail space. A three-story building would fill most of the one-acre site, with a 106-space first-floor garage providing parking, along with nine outdoor spaces and 20 individual one-car garages accessed from Gustavus Lane. A […]

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First Look: Vernacular Opens in Worthington

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Vernacular Opens in Worthington

Local boutique Vernacular is expanding to Old Worthington, with their new store opening at 661 North High Street. Fans of the Grandview location will find a similar mix of women’s clothing, accessories, home decor items, gifts and jewelry in the new shop. Owners Chelsea Cabot and Kris Koniezcko have been working toward opening inside the former Zettler […]

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