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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.

New Plan for Downtown Lot Calls for Eight-Story Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Downtown Lot Calls for Eight-Story Building

A plan to renovate a three-story office building and construct apartments behind it will get another look from the Downtown Commission this month. The new proposal calls for an eight-story apartment building along North Grant Avenue, to be constructed on the surface parking lot behind the existing building at 366 E. Broad St. The new […]

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Nancy’s Makes Downtown Debut Next Week

Susan Post Susan Post Nancy’s Makes Downtown Debut Next Week

Nancy’s Home Cooking will open the doors to its new location at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 17. The Clintonville mainstay closed up shop at 3133 N. High St. in early March 2020 and announced its plans to re-open Downtown at the former home of Jack’s Diner, 52 E. Lynn St. With plans to turn […]

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Bites & Sips: Lineage Debuts Cans, Woodbury Adds Breakfast, New Eats at Woodlands & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Lineage Debuts Cans, Woodbury Adds Breakfast, New Eats at Woodlands & More

Pizza in Clintonville, bar food in Grandview, a breakfast happy hour and more bite-sized morsels of food news to be discovered in the latest Bites & Sips. Find out what’s happening in the world of drinking and (mostly takeout) dining in Central Ohio, from new beers and boozy slushies, to new apps for contactless coffee […]

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Three Columbus Projects Get Historic Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Three Columbus Projects Get Historic Tax Credits

A new plan to restore the long-vacant Madison’s and White-Haines buildings at 72-84 N. High St. may be moving forward after many false starts. The Ohio Development Services Agency announced today that the project was one of 28 statewide to be awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits.  It’s the second time that the credits have […]

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4 Reasons to Shop at Your Farmers Market – Especially During COVID-19

The Pearl Market The Pearl Market 4 Reasons to Shop at Your Farmers Market – Especially During COVID-19

Are you using that extra time working from home to hone your cooking skills? If so, you’re like 58% of people who say they are “cooking more frequently at home compared to the same time last year” according to this July 2020 survey by the OSU Food Waste Collective. If your fridge has been more […]

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Pistacia Vera Leaving North Market

Susan Post Susan Post Pistacia Vera Leaving North Market

After six and a half years, Pistacia Vera has departed the North Market. The popular German Village bakery opened its second location at the North Market, 59 Spruce St., in December 2013. The continued uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic influenced Pistacia Vera’s decision to close. “We unfortunately have made the difficult decision to permanently close […]

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Design for New Downtown Riverfront Park Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design for New Downtown Riverfront Park Approved

A new three-acre Downtown riverfront park got a final stamp of approval from the Downtown Commission this morning. The park is designed to complement a bike and pedestrian bridge – already approved by the commission – which will connect the Olentangy Trail to the western terminus of Nationwide Boulevard, where a new soccer stadium is […]

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