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The intersection of Broad and High streets is considered the hub of Downtown, which spans 2.2 square miles. The area is home to the Ohio Statehouse, the Franklin County Courthouse, the Lazarus Building, LeVeque Tower, Columbus Commons and the Scioto Mile, as well as numerous restaurants and residential developments.

Opera Columbus presents Nina West

Anne Evans Anne Evans Opera Columbus presents Nina West

Opera Columbus rolls out the red carpet at the Southern Theatre on June 13, 2020 for Opera Columbus presents Nina West, featuring a brand-new show where drag meets opera. Opera Columbus season ticket subscribers have the first opportunity to purchase tickets, beginning Monday, Nov. 11 at 12 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the […]

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Bites & Sips: Oktoberfest in a Box, Beer Releases, Reopenings & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Oktoberfest in a Box, Beer Releases, Reopenings & More

Grab a snack (or a drink). It’s the biggest Bites & Sips ever! Despite the pandemic, there is plenty to eat and drink around Central Ohio. From celebrating Oktoberfest to getting your very own White Castle boombox case, read on for the rundown. Schmidt’s Oktoberfest in a Box – Plus a Very Special Cream Puff Flavor […]

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Leaders Celebrate Scioto Peninsula Groundbreaking at Uncertain Time for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Leaders Celebrate Scioto Peninsula Groundbreaking at Uncertain Time for Downtown

Work will officially get underway today on a major new mixed-use development on the Scioto Peninsula. Now known as The Peninsula, the first phase of the new development will bring a 200-room hotel, 250,000 square feet of office space, 329 residential units and 1,400 parking spaces to about seven acres of land directly west of […]

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CAPA Summer Movie Series Back in Shorter, Socially Distant Format

Anne Evans Anne Evans CAPA Summer Movie Series Back in Shorter, Socially Distant Format

At least one part of summer is going to continue for 2020! CAPA announced today that they will be hosting a shorter Summer Movie Series. Social distancing precautions will be in place. The series will once again occur at the Ohio Theatre. “The CAPA Summer Movie Series has been a 50-year tradition at the Ohio […]

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North Market Announces a New Seafood Purveyor

Susan Post Susan Post North Market Announces a New Seafood Purveyor

North Market Downtown, 59 Spruce St., is trading one fish vendor for another. The stall recently vacated by The Fish Guys will now be occupied by Coastal Local Seafood. The locally-based seafood operation had also previously been announced as a vendor at the new North Market Bridge Park. Ian Holmes launched Coastal Local Seafood in […]

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Artisan Pop-Up Grocery Store Returns Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Artisan Pop-Up Grocery Store Returns Downtown

The Gay Street Collaborative — creators of the Moonlight Market and Sunlight Market shopping events — has launched a new event series last month, showcasing a selection of local businesses with artisan food products. The “Artisan Pop-Up Grocery Store” is a monthly reoccurring event taking place at POP, a new pop-up retail space managed by the Gay […]

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State Auto Lot Approved After Mural Taken Down, Garage Plan Dropped

Brent Warren Brent Warren State Auto Lot Approved After Mural Taken Down, Garage Plan Dropped

The Downtown Commission yesterday approved a plan from State Auto Insurance to build a new surface parking lot and plaza behind the company’s headquarters at 518 E. Broad St. In May of 2019, the commission had voted to approve a new, four-story parking garage on the site. In order to build the garage, State Auto […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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