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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.

Short North Coffee House Closes, Plans Relocation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Coffee House Closes, Plans Relocation

The Short North Coffee House closed their doors at 1195 North High Street last night at midnight, but the owners are working on a plan to reopen. According to signs posted at the business, they only considered it to be their final day in that current location. The shop originally opened as Travonna Coffee House […]

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Alternate Design Considered for Hubbard and High Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alternate Design Considered for Hubbard and High Development

Yesterday, we published an update on a new Short North development proposal at the intersection of Hubbard and High. The concept, presented by WSA Studio, was called a “study” being considered by a local development team, but it was mentioned that another design was also being considered. Later in the afternoon we learned that the […]

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Wine on High Closing for Renovations, Updating Wine Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wine on High Closing for Renovations, Updating Wine Bar

Short North wine shop Wine on High announced yesterday that they will be temporarily closing their doors at 789 North High Street on Saturday July 18th to begin renovations. While the retail store will continue to focus on wine sales, the renovations will see the relocation of the upstairs wine bar to the ground-floor level. Wine […]

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Restaurant Review: Tai Tiki Polynesian Bar Grill & Sushi

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tai Tiki Polynesian Bar Grill & Sushi

Lots of people have lots of fond memories of The Kahiki. Per the stories, it was an immersive Polynesian experience with waterfalls and birds and indoor thunderstorms. And while the days of the kitschy light shows are far behind, the menu theme has returned at Thai Tiki in the Short North. Not just the edible […]

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Movies Return to Goodale Park

Hope Madden Hope Madden Movies Return to Goodale Park

Goodale Park has seen its share of parties, weddings, festivals, and pre-prom photos. Did you know you can see some great movies there, too? For the last 7 years, the Short North Civic Center has brought the big screen (an inflatable one!) to the park for a community viewing of some great flicks. Screen on […]

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Underground Light Rail Idea Presented as Connect Columbus Initiative Continues

Brent Warren Brent Warren Underground Light Rail Idea Presented as Connect Columbus Initiative Continues

The city’s Connect Columbus initiative continues this week with a third round of workshops designed to generate discussion about driving, walking, biking and riding in Columbus. As they’ve done in the first two week-long sessions, the city and its team of consultants will provide maps, case studies from other cities, and lots of data about […]

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The Eagle to Land in Short North La Fogata Space

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Eagle to Land in Short North La Fogata Space

La Fogata, the authentic Mexican grill located at 790 N. High Street, will close its doors by April 2016. The Eagle, a food and beer hall based in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, will rise from La Fogata’s ashes and occupy the Short North space, as they confirmed on Facebook and Twitter. The Eagle is owned by the […]

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