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2014 Year in Review

2014 Year in Review: Month by Month

Walker Evans Walker Evans 2014 Year in Review: Month by Month

2014 was a big year in Columbus. Lots of ups and downs… but mostly ups. Big announcements were made, new businesses and nonprofits were launched, and many existing establishments saw expansion this year. We’ve broken down a lot of the biggest news articles month-by-month below for your recapping and reviewing pleasure. Of course, if you […]

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2014 Year in Review: The Best Food in Columbus

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott 2014 Year in Review: The Best Food in Columbus

The problem with “best” lists, at least for a fickle person, is that they’re so absolute. The BEST dining, the BEST entree, the BEST trend. A little reality check says that most of the new joints will be gone inside of five years. Heck, at least one of my Bests of 2013 is already gone. […]

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2014 Year in Review: Urban Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren 2014 Year in Review: Urban Development

2014 was another banner year for urban development in Columbus. As we usually do at this time of year, we’ve complied a list of projects – mostly in urban Columbus – that were either completed, started, or announced this year. We’ve also included a recap of the significant urban planning efforts that have been undertaken. […]

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Over 60 New Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Over 60 New Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2014

At the end of every calendar year, we compile a list of all of the restaurants that opened (as well as those that closed). It’s a CU tradition that dates back to 2009, and while some lists have been pretty robust (we counted 50 new restaurants in 2011), 2014 takes the crown with the most […]

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RIP: 12 Columbus Restaurants That Closed in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans RIP: 12 Columbus Restaurants That Closed in 2014

While over 60 new restaurants opened in Columbus in 2014, we unfortunately also lost a few along the way. Here are 12 that we’ll miss, in no particular order: Otani Japanese Restaurant: After 36 years in business, Otani closed their doors in May after seven months of struggling to remain open. Hal & Al’s – […]

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