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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.

Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

As the Short North continues to change and evolve, many fans of the neighborhood often bemoan the replacement of art galleries with upscale restaurants and clothing boutiques that can afford higher retail rents. So it’s certainly noteworthy to report today the arrival of a new art gallery to the neighborhood, taking the place of a […]

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Core Power Coming Soon, With Free Yoga in the Meantime

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Core Power Coming Soon, With Free Yoga in the Meantime

“Columbus fits our demographics,” said Amy Opielowski of yoga-industry-giant Core Power Yoga, during her recent visit to Columbus from her home base in San Diego. “It’s a growing city we want to be in.” Core Power will open an Easton location late in October and a Short North location is in the works. In the […]

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New Renderings of Northside Library Branch Unveiled, Construction Delayed

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Renderings of Northside Library Branch Unveiled, Construction Delayed

We got our first look at the new Northside branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library system back in April when architectural firm NBBJ first revealed the design of the new two-story building at 1423 North High Street. Today, we’re getting a better look from a couple of different angles with updated renderings that show the […]

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Tigertree Opening Kids Store Cub Shrub in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tigertree Opening Kids Store Cub Shrub in The Short North

Tigertree owners Josh and Niki Quinn have long been considering a children’s store expansion from their original lifestyle boutique in the Short North, and becoming parents have given them another reason to get the new store launched. Cubshrub will launch on November 1 at 749 North High Street, just a few doors down from the […]

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Watershed Launches New Gin Exclusive to The Guild House

Walker Evans Walker Evans Watershed Launches New Gin Exclusive to The Guild House

Popular local spirit-makers Watershed Distillery announced a new partnership with The Guild House restaurant last night to begin offering “The Guild Series Gin”, a new product that will be exclusively sold at The Short North Cameron Mitchell Restaurant. “Embracing our guests’ interests in the sourcing of local items, we wanted to create a signature spirit […]

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First Look: Stack City Burger Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Stack City Burger Bar

After just a few short months worth of work, the Stack City Burger Bar is ready to open their doors to the public on Thursday, August 6th. The Short North’s newest restaurant has filled into the 3,260 square foot space on The Cap, which formerly housed Cup O Joe / MoJoe Lounge. Stack City is […]

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Lauded Brooklyn Pizzeria Paulie Gee’s to Open in The Short North

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Lauded Brooklyn Pizzeria Paulie Gee’s to Open in The Short North

A slice of New York City pizza is coming to Columbus. Paulie Gee’s, which was recently declared the best pizza in NYC by a Zagat survey, is slated to open an Ohio location later this fall. The Brooklyn-based pizzeria will occupy the former Short North Coffee House space at 1195 N. High Street. Founder Paulie Gee […]

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