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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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The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

With the threat of protests and the coronavirus raging, what’s going to happen to Downtown Columbus? On the occasion of his recent retirement, we spoke with the former executive director of the two Downtown special improvement districts, Cleve Ricksecker, about the state of Downtown, why he retired, and why Columbus needs a screamer. Shownotes for […]

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13-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren 13-Story Apartment Building Proposed for Downtown

A proposal for a 13-story apartment building at 199-209 E. Broad St. will be heard by the Downtown Commission later this month. The development would require the demolition of several interconnected buildings that have occupied the southeast corner of Broad and Young streets for many decades. Plans submitted to the city show the facade of […]

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Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Bites & Sips keeps you updated on tidbits of news from the world of drinking and dining in Central Ohio. Find new spots to try, get some of your favorite goods from North Market delivered to your doorstep, or try your hand and recreating Katalina’s at home. Read on for more to nosh! North Market […]

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Milo’s Catering Taking Over Juniper, Dock 580

Susan Post Susan Post Milo’s Catering Taking Over Juniper, Dock 580

The Smith Bros’ Hardware Building, 580 N. Fourth St., once again has an operator for its event spaces. Milo’s Catering will be taking over three spaces within the complex, to be known collectively as the North 4th Corridor. The long-standing Columbus caterer is moving in after Juniper and Dock 580 permanently closed their doors in […]

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The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped these 10 Restaurants from Opening Their Doors

Susan Post Susan Post The Pandemic Hasn’t Stopped these 10 Restaurants from Opening Their Doors

Running a restaurant is tough, but throw in a global pandemic… While it’s not the environment many of the restaurants below expected for their opening months, these Central Ohio eateries have forged ahead in bringing their menus to the masses. From fast-casual to neighborhood haunts and sit-down dining, there’s a little bit of everything for […]

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CATCO/CATCO Is Kids Opens 2020-21 Season with ‘Plays Toward an Antiracist Tomorrow’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford CATCO/CATCO Is Kids Opens 2020-21 Season with ‘Plays Toward an Antiracist Tomorrow’

CATCO and CATCO is Kids return, joining the brave artists pivoting to streaming work during the pandemic, with a new Artistic Director, Leda Hoffmann, in an exciting partnership with the King Arts Complex for KAC’s The HeART of Protest social justice collaboration. Hoffmann came to Columbus and CATCO from acclaimed runs at Strawdog Theatre in […]

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