Our City Online

broad street

Jack & Benny’s Opening 24/7 Diner in Downtown Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jack & Benny’s Opening 24/7 Diner in Downtown Columbus

Popular north campus diner Jack & Benny’s is expanding once again. After opening the Barnstormer Diner at the OSU Airport in 2013, owners Geno and Hilda Garcia have announced plans to open a new location at 12 East Broad Street in the heart of Downtown Columbus. The restaurant will be a bit of a return […]

9 Comments

Kaufman to Develop 78 Apartments and Condos in The LeVeque Tower

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kaufman to Develop 78 Apartments and Condos in The LeVeque Tower

Local firm Kaufman Development announced today plans to build out 78 residential units inside the historic LeVeque Tower. The LeVeque has been undergoing renovations since new owners Tower 10 purchased the building back in 2011, which includes exterior repairs, sidewalk upgrades around the building, a brand new lobby, updated offices and a 150-room Autograph Collection […]

10 Comments

Photos: Pearl Market Opens for 2015 Season

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Pearl Market Opens for 2015 Season

The Pearl Market officially kicked off its summer season today, lining Pearl Alley between Broad Street and Gay Street with a collection of artisan vendors, farmers, musicians and prepared food vendors. The event, presented by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, caters to the Downtown office worker crowd every Tuesday and Friday from 10:30am to […]

3 Comments

No Movement on Chips ‘n’ Go Expansion as Complaints Mount

Brent Warren Brent Warren No Movement on Chips ‘n’ Go Expansion as Complaints Mount

The owner of the Chips ‘n’ Go at 1020 East Broad Street submitted plans late last year to expand and renovate the much-maligned convenience store. When neighborhood residents saw the plans on the agenda of the Near East Area Commission, some were hopeful that it might signal a new era of engagement and community interaction […]

8 Comments

Restaurant Review: SuperChef’s Breakfast & More

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: SuperChef’s Breakfast & More

For those who like statistics, there are lots of numbers worth knowing about Columbus City Schools. According to its website, the system has 109 schools that serve around 50,000 students. And according to the Ohio Department of Education, 77% of its ninth graders graduate in four years. More importantly, two of its alumni are the […]

6 Comments

Catch Up With: Custom Chef Gourmet Café

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Custom Chef Gourmet Café

When Chef Bo Carter opened Custom Chef Gourmet Café in June 2011, he was excited to bring something new to the Downtown lunch landscape. Up against similar eateries in Lexi’s on Third and Market 65, Chef Carter employed a craft-your-own approach to the sandwiches and salads on his menu. That approach was only marginally successful. […]

No Comments

Freshbox Catering Opening Downtown Café

Walker Evans Walker Evans Freshbox Catering Opening Downtown Café

Freshbox Catering announced this afternoon that the business would be expanding to the realm of brick-and-mortar retail business with the launch of a dedicated cafe space at 125 East Broad Street in the lower level of the Trinity Episcopal Church. The new restaurant will be known as Freshbox Cafe, and will serve a similar style […]

1 Comment

dining categories

Subscribe below: