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Gay Street Fire Damages Three Retail Businesses

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gay Street Fire Damages Three Retail Businesses

Originally posted on April 15 at 11:10pm. Updated on April 16 at 8:25am with more details. A fire broke out in the basement of the building located on the southeast corner of Gay and High Streets earlier this evening. Columbus firefighters were able to contain the fire, but not before it had spread into the […]

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Photos: Moonlight Market April 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Moonlight Market April 2014

The Columbus Moonlight Market kicked off its 2014 season on Saturday, April 12th. The perfect combination of beautiful weather, great business participation, and a healthy dose of cabin fever drew thousands to the event, keeping the sidewalks of Gay Street packed from 6pm through 11pm. “We’ve got to keep doing this year in and year […]

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Historic Discovery District Building to be Redeveloped

Brent Warren Brent Warren Historic Discovery District Building to be Redeveloped

Renovation work has begun on a historic three-story brick building at the northeast corner of Long Street and Grant Avenue downtown. Debbie Rosenfeld and development partner Bryan Savage have purchased the building, along with two adjacent, one-story warehouse buildings. Savage plans to use the first floor of the brick building as office space for his […]

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Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Front and Long Would Add Affordable Housing Downtown

A collection of buildings at the southeast corner of Front and Long Streets Downtown is being considered for redevelopment as workforce housing; about 40 units of affordable apartments would sit on top of street-level retail. The project, along with another potential development on the South Side, would be the first under the city’s new Housing […]

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Big Rock Little Rooster Changes Owner and Name

Walker Evans Walker Evans Big Rock Little Rooster Changes Owner and Name

The Short North’s Big Rock little Rooster wedding boutique was recently purchased by Lindsay Fork, owner of La Jeune Mariee Collection, La Jeune Mariee Maids and Social Occasions, and LuxeRedux Bridal. With the new ownership comes a few changes, including the name, which will become Big Rock Bridal Atelier moving forward. “I’ve always admired the more modern, eclectic […]

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Substance Closing Short North Boutique

Walker Evans Walker Evans Substance Closing Short North Boutique

After eight years in business, Substance will be closing up their doors 783 North High Street in mid-June. Owner Christina Getachew explains in a blog update on the Substance website that she will be relocating to South Carolina to support her husband who has accepted a new position with a company there. “This isn’t a […]

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Growl! Opens in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Growl! Opens in Clintonville

Clintonville residents and visitors alike will soon have another way to keep their growlers filled and refilled with fresh craft beer. Growl! is the name of the new shop at 2995 North High Street, which is hosting their official grand opening tomorrow. “There’s a lot of beer out there,”  says Growl! co-founder Phil Hamilton. “What we […]

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