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Located south of Upper Arlington and north of Grandview Heights, the neighborhood −annexed to Columbus in 1922− is home to a mix of sidewalk cafes, fast-food restaurants, independent shops and chain stores.

Graffiti Burger Opens New Location on 5th Avenue

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This Wednesday, Graffiti Burger will be opening up their second restaurant at 1505 West 5th Avenue, in the 5XNW neighborhood. The original Dublin location has become a bit of a cult favorite here on Columbus Underground, and this new location promises more of the same: black angus burgers, fresh-cut fries, and hand-dipped milkshakes.


Thom’s on Grandview has turned Event-Only

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According to today’s On Restaurants report in the Dispatch, Thom’s on Grandview has closed to the general public and will only be open during special private parties and events. This news comes a year after owner Thom Coffman announced that the restaurant is for sale, and is instead focusing on a major renovation project at […]


bonoPIZZA Makes a Limited Return on Friday Nights

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Starting on Friday, April 17th, bonoPIZZA will be setting up their portable woodoven at the corner of Third Avenue and Northwest Blvd at Boulevard Carryout, the beer and wine cornershop. They’ll be there every Friday night from 5PM to 10PM to test out the location, see how the space works, and contemplate a more permanent […]


Fifth by Northwest Has Varied Character

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From The Dispatch: New area commission works to preserve neighborhood’s varied character By Sherri Williams Sidewalk cafes, edgy boutiques and independent shops mix with chain stores and fast-food restaurants in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The side streets are lined with older homes and duplexes mixed with new condominiums such as the Metropolitan and Broadview […]


Fifth by Northwest Prepares to Battle Billboard

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From ColumbusLocalNews.com: Word of billboard has Grandview-area commission prepared to fight By Donavon Campbell Fifth by Northwest Area Commission members are hoping work on an overlay district for their area can be completed in time to prevent the construction of a billboard in one of the gateways to the community. [Read More]


Creation of 5XNW neighborhood plan to begin

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This Week News wrote Creation of neighborhood plan to begin Thursday, February 21, 2008 ALAN FROMAN The Fifth by Northwest Area Commission has begun the process of creating a neighborhood plan. A series of four public workshops will be held to gather public input that will form the basis for development of the plan, commission […]


Grandview’s neighbors hope ‘walkability’ shapes plan

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The Dispatch wrote Grandview’s neighbors hope ‘walkability’ shapes new plan Monday, December 24, 2007 BY MARK FERENCHIK First, CVS put a pharmacy on W. 5th Avenue just north of Grandview Heights. Next, a Walgreens is going up at W. 5th and Grandview avenues. Similar things are happening in a lot of other areas of Columbus, […]

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