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First Look: Urban Chophouse, Whiskey Lounge & Terrace Bar at Luxe 23

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Urban Chophouse, Whiskey Lounge & Terrace Bar at Luxe 23

Three new spots join the Columbus dining scene today, Wednesday, May 12. Corso Ventures opens its Luxe 23 trio at 1079 N. High St. in the Short North. Urban Chophouse and Whiskey Lounge occupy the first floor, opening into the building’s lobby which spans the two and will serve as space for the concepts to […]

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Urban Meyer, Corso Ventures, Make-A-Day Foundation & More Team Up to Provide Free Meals

Susan Post Susan Post Urban Meyer, Corso Ventures, Make-A-Day Foundation & More Team Up to Provide Free Meals

The Make-A-Day Foundation is teaming up with OSU Coach Urban Meyer, Corso Ventures, Peerless Management and more community partners to help feed some of the city’s most vulnerable populations during the coronavirus pandemic. Doing Better Together plans to offer up to 20,000 free meals to families and children facing hardships because of the pandemic. “We […]

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Third and High Project Going Back to Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Third and High Project Going Back to Commission

A proposal to build a five-story mixed-use building at the northwest corner of Third Avenue and High Street will be back in front of the Victorian Village Commission tonight. The development, which was first proposed in early 2017, would replace the building that once held the Little Dreamers Big Believers daycare and Yoga on High. Although […]

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Corso Wants to Keep Short North Focus on Locally-Owned Businesses

Walker Evans Walker Evans Corso Wants to Keep Short North Focus on Locally-Owned Businesses

Local restaurateur and real estate developer Chris Corso has a soft spot for local businesses in the Short North. Since launching the Pint House in 2013, he’s gone on to open Forno in 2015 and Standard Hall in 2016. And after announcing plans for the Food Hall, he sees the continued success of non-chain restaurants […]

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Proposal Would Transform Area Around Third and High in the Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal Would Transform Area Around Third and High in the Short North

Big changes could be on the way for yet another section of the High Street corridor in the Short North. A conceptual proposal from Corso Ventures calls for a nine-story building on the lot currently occupied by Montecristo House of Cigar, located at 1088 N. High St. The project also incorporates the former church building […]

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More Details Unveiled for New Five-Story Short North Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans More Details Unveiled for New Five-Story Short North Building

A local development team returned to the Victorian Village Commission last night to present new details and visuals for a five-story building proposed for the northwest intersection of Third Avenue and High Street in the Short North. The project was first unveiled in January as a potential replacement for a single-story commercial building, but no […]

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Five-Story Building Proposed for Yoga on High Site in Short North

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Building Proposed for Yoga on High Site in Short North

A proposal to build a five-story mixed-use development on the current site of Yoga on High in the Short North was submitted to the city today. The plans, which will be reviewed by the Victorian Village Commission on February 9th, call for about 9,500 square feet of ground-floor retail with 116 apartments above. About 140 […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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