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  • #1045805

    Snarf
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    [quote=1045756]It’s funny, 30 years ago people were complaining about how blighted the Short North was with all of its grit, crime, drugs and prostitution and the need for positive change towards something more vibrant and livable. Now that that has happened, people are complaining about how vibrant and livable the neighborhood has become. [/quote]

    Bingo.

    This porridge is too hot. This porridge is too cold.

    #1045806

    DavidF
    Participant

    First 5XNW, now the SN? Is no neighborhood safe from Drew?

    Getting old sucks.

    #1045808

    drew
    Participant

    [quote=1045806]First 5XNW, now the SN? Is no neighborhood safe from Drew?

    Getting old sucks.
    [/quote]

    Always nice to get the reaction from the nosebleed section.

    #1045812

    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    [quote=1045808]Always nice to get the reaction from the nosebleed section.[/quote]

    To be honest, it seems like you’ve been on a bit of a complaining streak lately. Share something positive about something and balance things out. ;)

    #1045813

    Coy
    Participant

    Fashionistas See More Room for National Chains in the Short North

    Nothing attracts the “bro” element more than sorority girl shopping…
    Lululemon and Pink?
    Fuckssake.
    If I wanted to go to the mall, I would.
    Short North on a quick downward spiral…

    #1045814

    OneBagTravel
    Participant

    [quote=1045813]
    Short North on a quick downward spiral…
    [/quote]A bit much. Once the Short North opens it’s first Hot Topic and Auntie Anne’s, then we can start the dooms day clock.

    #1045817

    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    [quote=1045813]
    Short North on a quick downward spiral…
    [/quote]

    #1045819

    drew
    Participant

    [quote=1045812]
    To be honest, it seems like you’ve been on a bit of a complaining streak lately. Share something positive about something and balance things out. ;)
    [/quote]

    Shoot, there’s so much good stuff going on in this city that it isn’t even funny, and I’d consistently be the first to acknowledge it.

    All I’m doing is commenting on things that I have first hand awareness of and/or unique information on, for better or for worse. Hell, not everything can be perfect, right? I mean, you wouldn’t believe how many of the businesses in the Grandview area were behind what I was posting on the 5XNW thread, but that’s because almost nobody knew it was an issue.

    Frankly, to characterize my posts as ‘complaining’ feels like a measure of your bias against what I’m saying… which could be taken as a convenient replacement for grappling with the content of the posts themselves. I mean, c’mon – Campus has problem. Campus fixes problem. Problem moves elsewhere.

    It’s complaining to observe this?

    #1045821

    Coy
    Participant

    Opening a “Pink” would be like chum in the water to the bro-ette contingent.
    Prove to me otherwise.

    But, hey, at least it might delay the empty nesters taking over.

    The Short North is moving from a case study in how to jump back from blight, to another study in how to over do it and turn a thriving, independent scene into just any other luxury retail strip.

    In the past 5 years its taken a hard turn, imo, we’ll see if in the next 5yrs the bad decisions multiply or not.

    #1045822

    lazyfish
    Participant

    [quote=1045817]

    <div class=”d4p-bbt-quote-title”>Coy wrote:</div>
    Short North on a quick downward spiral…


    [/quote]

    Dude, that’s a duck, not a chicken, get it together already.

    #1045824

    kit444
    Participant

    [quote=1045806]First 5XNW, now the SN? Is no neighborhood safe from Drew?

    Getting old sucks.
    [/quote]

    At least we can all agree on what the Short North should be called.

    #1045827

    vestanpance
    Participant

    pink is to college girls what Homage is to college boys.

    and they are both local ;)

    #1045834

    Walker Evans
    Keymaster

    [quote=1045819]
    Frankly, to characterize my posts as ‘complaining’ feels like a measure of your bias against what I’m saying…[/quote]

    No, no. I’m perfectly ok with disagreeing with anyone. No one sees eye-to-eye on everything, and that’s ok.

    I was seriously questioning the last time I saw you post something about finding a new favorite alt.eats discovery to share with the rest of us, and it seems like it’s been awhile.

    #1045839

    Jason Powell
    Participant

    For all of those complaining about the potential influx of national retailers, I would advocate for rent caps. That’s basically the only way to keep rents down. Or, start placing hookers and gang graffiti throughout the strip. The neighborhood is becoming more and more popular – to the point where rents keep rising pushing out the independents. Who else is going to pay those rents? What did you expect was going to happen? It’s simple economics. I would rather the Short North remain 95% independent so that we can say as a city that we are able to preserve something unique, but the typical neighborhood life cycle equation doesn’t allow for that to happen unless measures are put into place.

    #1045840

    lazyfish
    Participant

    [quote=1045839]For all of those complaining about the potential influx of national retailers, I would advocate for rent caps. That’s basically the only way to keep rents down. Or, start placing hookers and gang graffiti throughout the strip. The neighborhood is becoming more and more popular – to the point where rents keep rising pushing out the independents. Who else is going to pay those rents? What did you expect was going to happen? It’s simple economics. I would rather the Short North remain 95% independent so that we can say as a city that we are able to preserve something unique, but the typical neighborhood life cycle equation doesn’t allow for that to happen unless measures are put into place. [/quote]

    sounds like socialism, good luck with that…remember when there were art galleries in the SN?

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