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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.

The Original Pancake House Coming to Columbus in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Original Pancake House Coming to Columbus in 2017

The Portland-based Original Pancake House currently has no locations in Central Ohio, but that will change next summer. Local franchise operator Ruben Guzman is bringing the concept to Upper Arlington with a restaurant located at The Shops on Lane Avenue. “We are very excited about opening The Original Pancake House in Columbus,” said Guzman. “We chose the […]

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Brassica to Open Upper Arlington Location on Lane Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Brassica to Open Upper Arlington Location on Lane Avenue

Wildly popular fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant Brassica is planning to open second location, expanding the concept’s footprint from the Short North to Upper Arlington. Representatives from the local company — which also operates Northstar Café — submitted documents to the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning for the construction of an addition to an existing […]

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Farmers Markets in Columbus Ohio

Anne Evans Anne Evans Farmers Markets in Columbus Ohio

There are some new Farmers Markets popping up around town, 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. Saturday, April 30th is opening weekend for the Clintonville Farmers Market and next Wednesday, May 4th opens […]

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Upper Arlington Gateway Project Gets Design Revisions

Walker Evans Walker Evans Upper Arlington Gateway Project Gets Design Revisions

A plan to bring a new seven-story building to Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington has gone through several proposal iterations over the past several months, and the developer of the project — Scott Patton of Arcadia Development — is looking to bring a new version back for review in June. The updated project features a […]

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Lane Avenue Continues to Grow Taller in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lane Avenue Continues to Grow Taller in Upper Arlington

When the five-story mixed-use development known as “The Lane” (most popularly known as the home of Hudson 29) was completed in 2013, the landlocked suburb of Upper Arlington began to grow taller. That trend looks like it will continue with a handful of new proposals currently in the pipeline. The latest is another five-story mixed-use […]

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Two Story Renovation Plan Approved for Lane Avenue Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Story Renovation Plan Approved for Lane Avenue Building

The structure at 1515 Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington has been through a lot of planning revisions over the past year and a half. In late 2014, a proposal surfaced that would see the existing building demolished and replaced with a new two-story Northstar Cafe restaurant and company offices. That plan fizzled out, and in […]

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Restaurant Review: Fukuryu Ramen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Fukuryu Ramen

It’s been a few months since I wrote anything in list format. Clickbait sites put everything in list format, so that sucks some of the joy out of what is surely the most organized way to write anything. Regardless, something about Fukuryu Ramen inspires a list. 1) It’s run by the family behind The Kahiki. […]

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