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Centered on the main stretch of High Street north of downtown Columbus and extending just south of The Ohio State University’s campus, the Short North experienced street-level crime and gang violence as affluent Columbus residents followed the economic bubble into the suburbs during the 1960s and ’70s. Its rebirth began when art galleries began to open there in the ’80s. Most of its buildings date back to at least the early 20th century, with traditional storefronts along High and apartment buildings, row houses and condominium developments in the surrounding blocks.

New Pearl Street Building to Feature Unique Public Art Piece

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Pearl Street Building to Feature Unique Public Art Piece

When the Italian Village Commission gave their conditional approval to Borror Properties’ new project at 848 North Pearl Street earlier this month, it marked more than just the next step for a five-story residential building in the neighborhood – it meant that a unique piece of collaborative art celebrating Columbus and the Short North had finally […]

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First Look: Store 5a

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Store 5a

New jewelry shop Store 5a officially soft-opened at 765 North High Street in the Short North earlier this week with an official grand opening planned in a couple of weeks. The store is an offshoot concept from The Diamond Cellar, selling vintage, reclaimed and refurbished jewelry pieces. The store was originally launched only as an e-commerce […]

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New Northstar Cafe Concept Brassica to Occupy Old Betty’s Space

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Northstar Cafe Concept Brassica to Occupy Old Betty’s Space

Brassica, a new concept from the Northstar Cafe team, will be opening in the Short North later this summer. The restaurant will occupy 680 N. High Street, the former Betty’s Fine Food and Spirits location. The restaurant will be a simple, casual eatery, with an Eastern Mediterranean vibe influenced by owner Kevin Malhame’s Lebanese heritage. […]

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5 Stops for Gallery Hop: June 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans 5 Stops for Gallery Hop: June 2015

Gallery Hop returns to the Short North today with all the dining, shopping, art browsing and people watching you can handle. Last month’s event was incredibly well attended and June promises more of the same. So once you’re done with the Short North Yard Sale from 9pm to 3pm (don’t forget to check out the […]

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Hubbard Bazaar Adds New Way to Shop the Short North Yard Sales

Anne Evans Anne Evans Hubbard Bazaar Adds New Way to Shop the Short North Yard Sales

This Saturday, spend your entire day in the Short North! Beginning at 9am, the neighborhood will be hosting their annual yard sale. Last year, over 150 homes had yard sales going. This year, the new Hubbard Mastery School will be hosting a Bazaar to coincide with the yard sales. “We love ways to be a […]

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Pursuit Relocating to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pursuit Relocating to The Short North

Local suit retailer Pursuit first popped up in the South Campus Gateway back in 2011, and four years later they’re ready to expand into a new space. This summer, the store will relocate to 937 North High Street in the Short North, in a prominent spot located between Northstar Cafe and Paradise Garage. Pursuit’s owner […]

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L’Antibes Closes, Will Reopen as HomeFare

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner L’Antibes Closes, Will Reopen as HomeFare

Short North restaurant L’Antibes has closed its doors. The space at 772 N. High Street will undergo a full renovation, with a reopening slated for July 30. The new concept replacing L’Antibes will be called HomeFare. The home-inspired menu will feature a range of comfort foods, and will be carryout-friendly. Chef and Owner Matthew Litzinger, […]

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