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First Look: Parsons North Brewing Co. Opening Soon

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Parsons North Brewing Co. Opening Soon

Get ready, South Side. It’s about time for Parsons North Brewing Company to open its doors. Initially serving up guest brews on its 24 taps, the brewery and bar will soft open next week, with a grand opening planned for the end of January 2019. “I’ve been working here a lot over the last three […]

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The Space Brings Yoga to East Public

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire The Space Brings Yoga to East Public

After months of preparation and patience, Josie Schweitzer has opened her yoga studio The Space in a beautiful, modern building located at the rear 687 Parsons Ave. The Space has clean lines and white walls. There are generously-sized windows letting in natural light and a garage door that can be opened on good weather days. […]

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First Look: Comune Opens for Lunch

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Comune Opens for Lunch

Soft openings begin this week for plant-forward restaurant Comune, at the East Public Development on Parsons. An extension of the former pop-up Rau, Comune is a full service restaurant offering seasonal, plant-based lunch and dinner. While Rau’s focus was primarily on vegetarian Bánh mìs, Comune features an array of dishes on their starter menu, conceptualized […]

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The Space Yoga Studio Fills in Last Spot at East Public

Susan Post Susan Post The Space Yoga Studio Fills in Last Spot at East Public

Parsons Avenue development East Public has found its final tenant. The Space yoga studio will join plant-centric restaurant Comune, Parsons North Brewing and office tenants Compton Construction and Sidecar Creative, in a block of adaptive re-use buildings bringing a crop of new businesses to the South Side. The Space puts Josie Schweitzer back at the […]

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Home Brewing Operation Goes Full Scale at Parsons North Brewing Co.

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Home Brewing Operation Goes Full Scale at Parsons North Brewing Co.

It started with a sixth barrel brewing system in a basement and a testing process executed through biannual, backyard, “drink my beer” parties. Seth Draeger, co-owner of Parsons North Brewing Company and 15-year South Side resident, has been home brewing for years, and it’s never been a casual hobby. Before his old high school classmate […]

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First Tenants Begin Moving In at East Public

Susan Post Susan Post First Tenants Begin Moving In at East Public

Transformation is well underway along the 677-691 block of Parsons Avenue. It’s another in a building momentum of projects that are bringing new life to the Southside thoroughfare. Collectively known as East Public, the group of buildings has had its first office tenant move in. Another is on the way. There’s a restaurant and a […]

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Fast Forward: The Parsons Avenue Corridor

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The Parsons Avenue Corridor

The Parsons Avenue corridor on the South Side of Columbus has long been predicted as the future site of growth and redevelopment. Recent years have seen the beginning of that trend taking shape with plenty of potential yet to come due to the area’s current abundance of underutilized parcels of land and properties. When looking […]

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