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A collection of neighborhoods south of downtown Columbus, the South Side is bounded by Interstate 70 on the north and east, Frebis Avenue on the south, and Parsons Avenue on the west.

JSDelia Investing in Redevelopment and Neighborhood Pride on the South Side

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Community Gardens. Wallscape murals. Historic home renovations. John Delia has got his hands full. This Long Island native moved to Columbus four years ago and has completely immersed himself in the community, and his company JSDelia is working hard on making a positive transformation in long-neglected neighborhoods. We recently spoke with John for a Q&A […]

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Hal & Al’s Opens for Weekend Lunch

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Hal & Al’s, the favorite child of the South Side bar scene, announced today that they are now open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Their menu includes everything from brats to burritos, and also features a lot of vegan and vegetarian options including Luna Burgers, vegan pizza and fried avocados. They’re also offering carryout […]

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Cloak & Dagger Dinner Theatre Now Performing at Shanes Gourmet

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The Cloak & Dagger Dinner Theatre is moving their production across German Village from the Columbus Maennerchor to Shanes Gourmet on Livingston Avenue (which is technically located within the Schumacher Place neighborhood). Starting this weekend, Cloak & Dagger will be hosting shows in the event space every Friday and Saturday evening starting at 6pm. The […]

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Bowling Legend Renovates South Side Venue

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Rainbow Lanes was a south side staple, and locals worried about the new ownership can rest easy knowing that it’s in the hands of a professional. The 48-lane bowling center was recently relaunched as Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl, named after co-owner and Professional Bowlers Association Champion, Wayne Webb. “Wayne is a PBA legend and Hall of Famer,” says his […]

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Breakfast Review: Dan’s Drive-In

 Nick Dekker Breakfast Review: Dan’s Drive-In

Looking for a Saturday breakfast spot? From Breakfast with Nick: Dan’s has long been on my to-visit list of Columbus diners. I remember doing a double-take years ago when I drove past it on South High Street. “Wait, there’s a diner there?” I said as I blazed by. Walking into Dan’s is taking a step […]

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Hungarian Village Profiled in The Dispatch

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(Photo by Columbusite.com) The Dispatch continues their ongoing “Where We Live” series of neighborhood profiles this week with the Hungarian Village neighborhood located just south of Merion Village: “Hungarian Village neighborhood reviving ties to ethnic past“. The article describes the original ethnic settlement in this area and how its transformed into the affordable, modest neighborhood […]

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Cavan Irish Pub Opening Soon in Merion Village

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Merion Village will be gaining another neighborhood nightlife option as Cavan Irish Pub opens their doors at 1409 South High Street next week. The venue features a large rectangular bar, several dartboards, and a large outdoor patio out back that will be expanded this coming Spring. We sat down recently for an interview with owner/partner […]

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