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Arena District

The Arena District is a 75-acre mixed-use development located in downtown Columbus. The burgeoning urban neighborhood features office space, a variety of restaurants, entertainment venues and residential housing. The district is home to the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets and AAA baseball’s Columbus Clippers.

Short Order: Wario’s Beef & Pork

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Wario’s Beef & Pork

The skies turned black when Sandman’s Cheesesteak abandoned the Arena District a year ago. An absence of walk-up cheesesteak sandwiches creates a void in the universe, and a giant hole in the stomach. That hole is emptiness. And then, the resurrection. Word broke that Wario’s Beef & Pork set up a walk-up operation in the same […]

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Fried Chicka Bang Expands to The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fried Chicka Bang Expands to The Arena District

After just a few months of operation, pop-up restaurant Fried Chicka Bang is already expanding. The delivery/pickup business opened at the end of September near Polaris Fashion Place and launches this week in the Arena District. Uniquely, the pop-up operates from within existing Sunny Street Cafe locations, selling fried chicken sandwiches at night after the […]

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Tasty Dawg Opens in The Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tasty Dawg Opens in The Arena District

Starting this week, you’ve got a new option for hot dogs in the Downtown area. Tasty Dawg is a new concept from Tom Dailey and Sung Jin Pak, the spouses and restaurateurs that operate multiple Zoup franchises in Central Ohio in addition to their Tasty Main Catering business. Having launched on Thursday this week, Tasty […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & Arena District

It’s been a very long time since we had regular Construction Roundup photo updates, which means a lot of progress has been occuring if you haven’t been out “crane spotting” during the pandemic. Below, we’ve got some photo updates from Downtown Columbus, The Discovery District, The Arena District, Franklinton and some other nearby hot spots. Make […]

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Interview: Keith Myers on OSU’s Growth, the Arena District’s Origin Story, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: Keith Myers on OSU’s Growth, the Arena District’s Origin Story, and More

A look at the original master plan for the Arena District reveals a template for urban development that has since become very familiar –a pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use development featuring restaurants, offices and apartments. When the project was first proposed, though, that was a new idea for Columbus, and not everyone was convinced it would work. The […]

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The Confluence Cast: Real Estate at OSU

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Real Estate at OSU

Much like the rest of our city, the land controlled by and surrounding The Ohio State University is continually evolving. Columbus Underground Reporter Brent Warren spoke with Ohio State’s Vice President of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate, Keith Myers, to discuss their framework plan, the importance of connecting the university to the surrounding community, and […]

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Final Home Game: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Anne Evans Anne Evans Final Home Game: Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

It’s the final home game for the CBJ. Games happen at Nationwide Arena. Season tickets on sale now. Cheer on your Columbus Blue Jackets as they take to the ice to bring home the win!

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