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Indie Arcade Game “DeathBall” Debuts in Columbus

Cody Starcher Cody Starcher Indie Arcade Game “DeathBall” Debuts in Columbus

We really like our arcades in Columbus. We have five bar/arcades, a mechanical arcade, and at least three more arcade clubs that I know of, and I’m sure I’m missing a few here and there. This may be my bias, but we also seem to like Indie Games as well. Columbus is where I help […]

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Over 2,500 New Residents Will Call the Scioto Peninsula Home in 2028

Walker Evans Walker Evans Over 2,500 New Residents Will Call the Scioto Peninsula Home in 2028

If built out exactly as planned, the empty chunk of land that surrounds COSI is about to get a whole lot more populated over the course of the next 10 years. Currently home to zero humans and a handful of migrating Canada geese, the Scioto Peninsula is slated to see it’s population jump to approximately […]

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Construction Roundup: Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Franklinton

While the Franklinton Floodwall was officially completed back in 2004, making the area safer from flooding concerns and re-open to new development, it’s taken another 13 years for the floodwave of development to actually begin. Nearly a dozen larger-scale new-build projects have been proposed, or are in the planning stages for the area, and construction […]

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Construction Roundup: University District, Franklinton & Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: University District, Franklinton & Near East Side

It sometimes seems like most of the ongoing construction in Columbus is heavily concentrated in The Short North and Downtown areas, but there’s plenty of additional development happening in many other areas around the city. This installment of our construction roundup series takes a look at some of the sites spread across the University District, […]

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Stauf’s Coffee Roasters Opening Cafe in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Stauf’s Coffee Roasters Opening Cafe in Franklinton

In just a few weeks, Stauf’s Coffee Roasters will be opening a fourth location. Stauf’s President Mark Swanson confirmed this morning that a new cafe will be launching inside the Columbus Idea Foundry building in Franklinton. “We’ve been looking at Franklinton forever for either a roasting facility or cafe,” explained Swanson. “We realize that our […]

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Fast Forward: East Franklinton & The Scioto Peninsula

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: East Franklinton & The Scioto Peninsula

As the City of Columbus continues to grow, many neighborhoods are evolving along with it. One area in particular that will see rapid transformation over the course of the next decade is the area just west of Downtown Columbus. Large-scale plans have been announced for the 21 acres of land adjacent to the Scioto River, now […]

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BrewDog Submits Plans for East Franklinton Brewery and Taproom

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega BrewDog Submits Plans for East Franklinton Brewery and Taproom

Just a few months after the opening of their first stateside facility in Canal Winchester, Scottish brewery BrewDog is already in the planning stages for its new pub in East Franklinton. The BrewDog Franklinton Brewery and Taproom’s proposal was submitted to the city for approval on May 9. Once a neighborhood auto-repair shop, the currently […]

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