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Located within a 2.8-square-mile area two miles north of downtown Columbus, the district is home to the main campus of The Ohio State University, the Battelle Institute, and the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The district is Columbus’s most densely populated neighborhood featuring human service agencies, churches, schools, and more than 650 businesses, including boutiques, tattoo studios, the Landmark Gateway theater, and restaurants and bars.

DareDevil Dogs Closes Ahead of Redevelopment Plans

Walker Evans Walker Evans DareDevil Dogs Closes Ahead of Redevelopment Plans

Following the November announcement that their location could eventually be demolished to make way for a new eight-story hotel development, the owners of DareDevil Dogs have decided to close their doors at 1437 North High Street. The company issued an updated statement this evening: “Sadly, DareDevil Dogs has closed its doors for the final time. We […]

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Construction Roundup: The University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: The University District

After checkin in on construction The Short North and Downtown Columbus, our third “Construction Roundup” stop this month is the University District, where multiple large-scale development projects are under way. While the High Street area may currently feel like one long construction zone around the Ohio State University, there’s still other projects likely to commence […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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Browns Backing Out of Plan for Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Browns Backing Out of Plan for Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

The Cleveland Browns have backed out of a plan to build a practice facility at Tuttle Park in the University District. The Browns notified the city today that the proposal – which called for a new, larger recreation center at the park as well as three new practice fields and other improvements – would not […]

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Browns Considering Building New Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Browns Considering Building New Practice Facility at Tuttle Park

The Cleveland Browns are considering Tuttle Park as the site of a new practice facility. Significant changes would be made to the University District park – located just north of Lane Avenue and west of Neil Avenue – in order to accommodate the Browns for approximately one month every summer, according to preliminary plans discussed […]

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Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

Ibrahima Sow Ibrahima Sow Opinion: OSU Attack Requires Deeper Thought and Understanding

On Monday, November 28th, 2016, the first thought that came to my head as news from the Ohio State University campus was first being reported, was “my school is under attack”. This is different from the thoughts of many other Muslims, who were thinking “please let them not be Muslim”. The idea that as a […]

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OSU Releases More Information on Campus Attack

Walker Evans Walker Evans OSU Releases More Information on Campus Attack

Press Release: Update on victims of campus attack: 3 of 11 still hospitalized Injured professor describes event, declines to speculate on motive Three of 11 people injured in a campus attack Monday remain hospitalized, officials announced in a news conference today at The Ohio State University. One patient is being treated at The Ohio State […]

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