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The Popup: There and Gone, and Here to Stay

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Popup: There and Gone, and Here to Stay

For today’s gourmand, food is no longer just about sating hunger. A meal needs to be an adventure — something unchartered, unusual, and even a little exclusive. Trend experts are noting the rise of what they call “experiential diners,” who value a meal’s context over its content, and their role in popularizing the popup. The […]

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Downtown Development Boom Continues to Accelerate

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Development Boom Continues to Accelerate

The Schottenstein Real Estate Group announced plans on Tuesday to construct “Grand Central,” a new 23-acre mixed-use development on an empty tract of land in the northwest corner of Downtown Columbus. If developed as currently proposed, their plans call for a mix of apartments, condos, hotels, retail, grocery and parking garages spaces. This large-scale plan […]

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Columbus Ranked #1 Real Estate Outlook in Midwest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Ranked #1 Real Estate Outlook in Midwest

The annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, compiled by the Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers, has some good news for Columbus. The city was ranked in the report as having the number one local outlook for the Midwest Region. That score is decided by local experts that rank and score cities based on overall […]

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Wardrobe Therapy Advice: Getting Ready for Spring

Anna Maconachy Anna Maconachy Wardrobe Therapy Advice: Getting Ready for Spring

Although the recent weather has made us feel like winter is over, it is definitely not. While you still have time to get your closet together for the spring, take a look at the specific pieces that the ladies at Wardrobe Therapy recommend for you to have on stand-by for the warmer weather. There are […]

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Downtown Columbus Ranked as #1 Submarket for Real Estate Prospects

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Columbus Ranked as #1 Submarket for Real Estate Prospects

The Columbus chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) conducts an annual survey of local real estate developers, construction company operators, architectural firms and other related experts to make their predictions for the future of the local real estate market in the coming year. This year’s report was revealed during a presentation on Thursday, and […]

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Next: The Future of Football

David Staley David Staley Next: The Future of Football

Sorry this column is a little late this month… instead of writing, I was watching the Browns somehow pull off a miracle against the Ravens. #whyamiabrownsfan Anyway, my prediction this month is that the sport that now fills my fall weekends will look very different twenty years from now. First, football is joining baseball, basketball […]

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2014 Year in Review: The Best Food in Columbus

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott 2014 Year in Review: The Best Food in Columbus

The problem with “best” lists, at least for a fickle person, is that they’re so absolute. The BEST dining, the BEST entree, the BEST trend. A little reality check says that most of the new joints will be gone inside of five years. Heck, at least one of my Bests of 2013 is already gone. […]

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