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Unusual Eats: Donut as Big as Your Head

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: Donut as Big as Your Head

Resch’s has been around forever, holding down the East Side with its retro sign that glows as a beacon to customers. You pull a tag at the door and wait for its number to be called. When that time comes, there will be paralyzing choices to be made — cinnamon rolls, danishes, jelly-filled, cream-filled, fritters… […]

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Documentary Outlines Columbus Neighborhood Revitalization

Hope Madden Hope Madden Documentary Outlines Columbus Neighborhood Revitalization

Local filmmaker James Gilmore fully intends to nab an Oscar at some point. In the meantime, he’d like to direct your attention to the revitalization going on in his hometown neighborhood. Gilmore wrote, directed and produced Live. Work. Worship., a documentary that chronicles the history and renewal specific to the Mt. Vernon Avenue area on […]

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East Main Street Business Owners Seek Neighborhood Improvements

Walker Evans Walker Evans East Main Street Business Owners Seek Neighborhood Improvements

There’s a one mile stretch of East Main Street between the cities of Bexley and Whitehall that some know as being a part of the Eastmoor neighborhood, but most people simply confuse it as being a part of one of those two separate municipalities. The City of Columbus could soon be changing that with the […]

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The Andersons Closing all Retail Store Locations

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Andersons Closing all Retail Store Locations

Another retailer has announced plans to close stores, joining a rapidly growing list in 2017. The Andersons Inc. — which operates large-scale grain, ethanol, rail and other agribusiness enterprises — announced that it would be closing its retail operations, which includes two stores in Columbus and two in the Toledo area. “This was a difficult […]

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Worst Commercial Property in Columbus Being Demolished Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans Worst Commercial Property in Columbus Being Demolished Today

Demolition officially begins today on the building that city officials have dubbed the “#1 Vacant and Blighted Commercial Property” in Columbus. The building, located at 3150-3218 Allegheny Avenue, has accrued nearly $600,000 in fines since 2015 due to a new law that allows the city of Columbus to apply $1,000 per day penalties to properties deemed […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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Restaurant Review: Easy Street Cafe – Bexley Edition

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Easy Street Cafe – Bexley Edition

German Village institution, Easy Street Cafe set up a satellite operation in Bexley that made its debut at the end of 2015 (technically, it’s in the Columbus neighborhood of Eastmoor, but branding itself as the Bexley locale). It’s dark inside the new digs, but not dank. The staff, in the aisle or at the counter […]

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