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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.

Restaurant Review: Aroma

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Aroma

This summer, Aroma made its debut on Lynn Street in the spot that used to be Si Señor(!). Before that, the space was home to Deli in the Alley. Unlike its predecessors, Aroma is neither deli-oriented nor south-of-the-border, both familiar and popular genres for the Downtown crowd. And while “Aroma” is a moniker that could be […]

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Kroger Bakery Project Gets Commission Approval

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kroger Bakery Project Gets Commission Approval

A modified plan to redevelop the former Kroger Bakery site on Cleveland Avenue got a vote of approval from the Development Commission last night. The new plan calls for fewer residential units – 364 instead of 448 – and more office space – 49,000 square feet instead of 2,400 – than the previous proposal, which […]

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Restaurant Review: GENJIGO

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: GENJIGO

Hibachi restaurants are time-honored destinations for big celebrations. That’s because they offer more than the food: There’s a show, too. Plus, hibachi joints provide diners with a high level of culinary control – guests choose their own ingredients, in terms of meat, vegetable and sauce combos. Typically, the house chef cooks things right in front […]

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Bites & Sips: Josie’s Comeback, New Restaurants Downtown, More Openings, More Closings

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Josie’s Comeback, New Restaurants Downtown, More Openings, More Closings

A neighborhood favorite is staging a comeback mere feet from its original location. There have been some hellos and (temporary) goodbyes on the Downtown dining scene. Openings continue to roll while closings trickle in. Get the latest updates in the world of Central Ohio dining in Bites & Sips. Village Taco Plans to Close Village […]

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Restaurant and Entertainment Venue Planned for Downtown Warehouse

Brent Warren Brent Warren Restaurant and Entertainment Venue Planned for Downtown Warehouse

A plan to convert a 1960s-era Downtown warehouse into a new restaurant, bar and entertainment venue was presented to the Downtown Commission this week. The 33,000-square-foot building, located at 225 Neilston Street, has been occupied by the Ohio Department of Health’s Bureau of Vital Statistics for years. The agency, which uses the building for the […]

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First Look: Accent Wine

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Accent Wine

New Downtown wine shop Accent Wine officially opened its doors today, Friday, August 20 at 49 N. High St. The shop is helmed by Veritas Manager and Sommelier Gregory Stokes in partnership with Chef Joshua Dalton. Accent Wine will be focused on retail bottle sales, but also host daily tastings and wine classes. Those looking […]

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New Design Proposed for Affordable Apartments Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Design Proposed for Affordable Apartments Downtown

Two different commissions will soon get a chance to weigh in on an updated design for Topiary Park Crossing, a 98-unit apartment building proposed for 497 E. Town St. The project will be presented to the Downtown Commission on August 24 and – because it is located in the East Town Historic District – to […]

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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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