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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.

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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Approval Sought for Four-Story Apartment Community in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Approval Sought for Four-Story Apartment Community in Upper Arlington

Representatives from local apartment community company Preferred Living are asking the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning for approval of a new four-story project at this month’s meeting. The development, known as “The Luxe at Roosevelt”, was first brought in front of the Board back in February, and faced some criticism with regard to traffic congestion […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Don Dodrill, Co-Founder of the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

Lynette Santoro-Au Lynette Santoro-Au Columbus Makes Art Presents: Don Dodrill, Co-Founder of the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

In 1966 Upper Arlington residents Don Dodrill and Louise Lamboley decided to have an “outdoor art exhibit featuring works by local area artists.” Don shared, “Labor Day seemed to be an appropriate time for such an event as people would be out and about enjoying the last holiday of summer.” The first year there were […]

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Restaurant Review: Creole at Gallo’s Kitchen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Creole at Gallo’s Kitchen

For a Cajun or Creole food fix, Columbus is home to plenty of fast-casual-ish options. There’s Yat’s, Da Levee, J Gumbo’s… but occasional cravings call for something a little fancier. Creole Kitchen might hit the spot, but its yet-to-open-sit-down-dining-digs might be worth holding out for. There’s another option: Gallo’s Kitchen. It’s officially in Upper Arlington, […]

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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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