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Schumacher Place

Named for the Schumacher family who owned a dairy in the area, Schumacher Place was established in 1983. Many of the neighborhood’s early residents worked in the nearby Brewery District. However, Prohibition and The Great Depression negatively impacted the district’s economy. In the mid-1960s, Frank Fetch and a handful of others began their effort to save the small houses indigenous to the area.

Best Brunch of 2013: Skillet

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Brunch of 2013: Skillet

The voters of this year’s reader survey decided to return Skillet to the top title of Best Brunch in Columbus after last year’s dethronement by Tasi Café. “While restaurants that start badly very rarely get good, eateries that open strong often fade away,” explains CU Food Critic Miriam Bowers Abbott in her October review. “Meanwhile, […]

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First Look: The Sycamore

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Sycamore

The old Sycamore Cafe in German Village was reborn on Friday night more simply dubbed “The Sycamore”, a new neighborhood-centric bar and restaurant that gives the old dive bar favorite a more upscale approach. The new business is the latest venture from Chris Crader of the nearby Harvest Pizzeria, who’s also working on opening the […]

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Restaurant Review: Skillet, Rustic.Urban.Food

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Skillet, Rustic.Urban.Food

While restaurants that start badly very rarely get good, eateries that open strong often fade away. The staff leaves, or the recipes change, or maybe the restaurant tries to expand too quickly. It’s the changes that kill in the restaurant business. Meanwhile, in the four years it’s been open, it seems like time has stood […]

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At Home: Finding a new build in Schumacher Place

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Finding a new build in Schumacher Place

A new build in an old neighborhood that fits right in with the character is a pretty great find. Kelly Ortman and Kevin Hollo had been looking for a new ‘old home’ to renovate. “I had always wanted to find a home to fix up, but the builder did a great job making this one […]

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Restaurant Review: The Coop at The Hey Hey Bar & Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Coop at The Hey Hey Bar & Grill

Hey Hey is nice little neighborhood hangout on Whittier. It’s almost kitch, but not in any deliberate fashion that would inspire eye-rolling nausea. And now that Hey Hey has teamed up with The Coop, a much beloved local food truck, the establishment is serving a bona fide gourmet menu –distinguished by, among other things, yak […]

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Best Brunch of 2011: Skillet

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Brunch of 2011: Skillet

For two years straight, our readers have voted Skillet as their favorite place for brunch in Columbus. Their menu features a creative ingredient-driven menu that features local and seasonal products as often as appropriately possible. Chef Kevin Caskey perfectly balances the act of providing an artistic touch to each item while still keeping everything tasting […]

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Schumacher Place Featured in The Dispatch

Walker Evans Walker Evans Schumacher Place Featured in The Dispatch

The “Where we Live” series continues in The Dispatch with a profile on Schumacher Place. Located adjacent to German Village, this South Side neighborhood offers historic housing options that are similar to what can be found in its better known counterpart, with many of the same walkable amenities to boot. The full article can be […]

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