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The city of Upper Arlington was incorporated in 1918 and has grown into a primarily residential community. A plan developed by prominent landscape architect William Pitkin Jr. called for curving streets that followed the land instead of the grid-like patterns used in Columbus. Its population grew considerably following World War II when many returning servicemen made the suburbs of Columbus their home.

New Coworking Spaces Opening in Short North, Upper Arlington and 5xNW

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Coworking Spaces Opening in Short North, Upper Arlington and 5xNW

While some entrepreneurial trends come and go, the shared space offices known as coworking have continued to thrive in 2017. Just recently, The Hive, Serendipity Labs and Haven Collective have been announced along side existing spots like The Salt Mines, Qwirk and Industrious. Although market saturation seems like it could be an issue at this […]

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Gymboree Closing 350 Stores, Three in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gymboree Closing 350 Stores, Three in Central Ohio

The latest news to break in the ongoing Retailpocolypse of 2017 is that of Gymboree’s bankruptcy filing — a move that will see the closure of 350 stores across the chain’s U.S. footprint. The San Franciso-based company also operates stores brands Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack, which will see closures as well. Company CEO […]

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Design Firm Fourth Interiors Opens Retail Store in Upper Arlington Tomorrow

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Design Firm Fourth Interiors Opens Retail Store in Upper Arlington Tomorrow

Local design firm Fourth Interiors is opening their first retail store. In a space that will also double as their new office, Fourth Home will open in Upper Arlington on Thursday at 2158 Tremont Center. “Fourth Home gives us the opportunity to bring our design aesthetic to a larger audience,” Justin Kingry, owner and chief […]

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Guide to Farmers Markets Around Columbus – 2017

Anne Evans Anne Evans Guide to Farmers Markets Around Columbus – 2017

A few changes to Farmers Markets this year, so it’s time for an update on where you can find local, fresh produce and more to stock your pantry and get the bests tastes of the season. Unfortunately, Dublin did not receive enough visitors at their Oakland Nursery location and will be taking 2017 off. They […]

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Proposal for Six-Story Hotel on Lane Avenue Going Back to Board

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Six-Story Hotel on Lane Avenue Going Back to Board

A proposal to build a six-story hotel on Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington is going back to that city’s Board of Zoning and Planning. Although the latest iteration of the project contains some design changes, the overall plan is similar to what was presented in February – the main building would front Lane Avenue and […]

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New Details Unveiled on Six-Story Lane Avenue Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Details Unveiled on Six-Story Lane Avenue Development

Nearly a year after it was first unveiled, a six-story development planned on Lane Avenue will return to the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning next week for continued review. The proposed building at 1640 Lane Avenue would include two ground-floor restaurants — one being a J. Liu location — with a 118-room Home2 Suites […]

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Shop Talk: Fabtique Opens in the Shops on Lane Avenue

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Fabtique Opens in the Shops on Lane Avenue

What started as a dream to open a new type of store in Columbus has now turned into a reality for Fabtique owners Pat Schmuki Barker and Amber Wilson. The women’s boutique opened in the Shops on Lane Avenue mid-October. Barker and Wilson formerly worked together at White House Black Market, and maintained a solid […]

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