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Offices and Coffee Shop Planned for Edna Building on Long Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Offices and Coffee Shop Planned for Edna Building on Long Street

A building that has stood vacant on the Near East Side since the 1980s could soon see new life. Tim Lai ArchitecT (TLA) has submitted plans to the City of Columbus to renovate the Edna Building at 879 E. Long St. “The Edna project is a three-story, 8,000-square-foot rehab of a historic structure built in […]

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Buy Groceries or Pay the Bills: The Choice Behind Food Insecurity

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Buy Groceries or Pay the Bills: The Choice Behind Food Insecurity

On May 17, the Columbus Foundation held a day of community conversation, dubbed The Big Table. Around the city, hundreds hosted and participated in these conversations, some open-ended, and some targeting specific issues and ideas relevant to community connectivity and growth. At Columbus Underground, we hosted three of our own Big Table discussions, bringing together […]

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The Market Italian Village Gets Revamp

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Market Italian Village Gets Revamp

Angry Bear Kitchen’s co-owner and Chef Tyler Minnis has a new kitchen at The Market Italian Village. There, he’s led a total transformation of the two-year-old eatery, market, deli and coffee shop. Before ABK closed in September 2016, Minnis established a reputation. The Old North restaurant, serving breakfast and upscale diner goods, offered the same […]

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Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen Opening Next Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen Opening Next Week

After much delay, the long-awaited Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen will make its debut in Italian Village next Thursday, February 11th. When the concept was first announced nearly a year ago, the owners were aiming for a late-summer opening date. HHB&K is a joint concept developed by Hoof Hearted Brewing in Marengo, Ohio and the A&R Creative […]

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Hoof Hearted Brewpub Coming Soon to Italian Village

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hoof Hearted Brewpub Coming Soon to Italian Village

Columbus-based company A&R Creative Group will be ushering in a Columbus Hoof Hearted Brewing Company Italian Village location. Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen, originally based in Marengo, OH, advertises themselves as “Craft beers with all the subtlety of David Lee Roth in bunless chaps.” The brewery is partnering with the A&R team to open a […]

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Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

You may not be too familiar with A&R Creative Group, but you’re likely familiar with some of their concepts: The Crest Gastropub, Ethyl & Tank and The Market Italian Village. The company, led by brothers Ali, Abed and Ismail AlShahal has rapidly expanded its footprint, opening and renovating food-based businesses at an impressive clip. This Sunday, […]

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