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Construction Roundup: January 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: January 2020

Welcome to the first installment of Construction Roundup in this new decade. If it’s your first time joining us, this series was designed to document the progress of various urban development projects throughout Columbus and its surrounding Central Ohio communities. Those projects include residential development, new office buildings, parking garages, major highway updates, bridges, public […]

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Watch 2020 Debates on the Big Screen for Free!

Walker Evans Walker Evans Watch 2020 Debates on the Big Screen for Free!

Columbus Underground is excited to announce that in partnership with the Gateway Film Center, locals can participate in the political process through the screening of the 2020 Presidential debates. Each free-to-attend event will include not only the screening, but also panel discussions, expert analyses and active conversations. “Bombarded with information in our 24-hour news cycle, […]

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Pier 1 Closing 450 Stores, Planning Bankruptcy Filing

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pier 1 Closing 450 Stores, Planning Bankruptcy Filing

Like clockwork, once the holiday shopping season ends, the store closure announcements begin. The latest participant in the ongoing retailpocolypse is Pier 1, which announced plans yesterday to close up to 450 stores as it weighs a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Pier 1 currently operates 942 stores, so the closures represent a nearly 50% reduction […]

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Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Population Growth Slows in Ohio, Despite Gains in Columbus

The latest US Census data released at the end of 2019 reveals that the population growth in our country is slowing overall. Fewer births and more deaths have caused the national annual increase to dip below the one million mark for the first time in decades. While Ohio remains the seventh most populous state in […]

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9 Things to Look Forward to in 2020

Walker Evans Walker Evans 9 Things to Look Forward to in 2020

2019 was a big year for Columbus that saw the grand opening of new stores and restaurants, the launch of new festivals and events, and plenty of other big surprises we never could have predicted at the start of the year. As we head into the start of a new decade in 2020, here are […]

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The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Most Important Topics of 2019

What’s popular isn’t always what’s important. And to that end we always compile a list of our most important news topics to share with our readers outside of the most well read stories based entirely on eyeballs. In this year’s edition you’ll find topics related to local, state and national politics, a focus on important […]

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The Top 10 Articles of 2019

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Articles of 2019

We produced over 1,000 news articles, reviews, interviews, videos and podcasts in 2019, and we always find it interesting to take a look back at what stood out as the best read stories. This year’s top 10 list includes plenty of news about restaurants, development, suburban growth and a couple of other surprises. Check out […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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