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East Columbus Gets City’s First Black-Owned Grocery in Over a Decade

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman East Columbus Gets City’s First Black-Owned Grocery in Over a Decade

After a summer of social unrest and revitalized calls to Buy Black, community members began to request something missing from the local business community — a Black-owned grocery store. It’s reportedly the first Black-owned grocery store in Columbus since the Mt. Vernon Plaza Supermarket, managed by Rick Singletary, and the Carl Brown IGA, the latter […]

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First Look: Greenhouse Canteen

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Greenhouse Canteen

Greenhouse Canteen makes its Columbus debut tonight, Tuesday October 13 at 1011 W. Fifth Ave. in Fifth by Northwest. It’s the first U.S. location for the Australia-based eatery which first opened its doors in 2013. Greenhouse Canteen’s menu is not only 100% plant-based, but also gluten-free. In the small plates department, diners will find dishes […]

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New Six-Story Building Proposed in Weinland Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Six-Story Building Proposed in Weinland Park

A proposal to construct a new six-story building at 266-300 East Fifth Avenue will go before the Weinland Park Civic Association for review next Tuesday. The project — applied for by Columbus-based Marker Development — is the second new building proposed for this immediate stretch of Fifth Avenue, located next door to the long vacant corner of […]

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Development Proposed for Prominent Site in Weinland Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Proposed for Prominent Site in Weinland Park

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Five-Story Building Approved for Fifth and Summit

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Building Approved for Fifth and Summit

A plan to build a five-story mixed-use development at the corner of East Fifth Avenue and Summit Street in Weinland Park is moving forward. The building, which will sit on the northwest corner of the busy intersection, will contain 108 apartments over ground floor parking and a 2,000-square-foot restaurant space. Several zoning variances for the […]

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Mixed-Use Development Proposed for West Fifth Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development Proposed for West Fifth Avenue

Preliminary plans for a mixed-use development on the former Fifth Avenue Elementary site in Dennison Place have been presented to the zoning committee of the University Area Commission (UAC). The development was also the subject of a neighborhood meeting in September, in which residents provided some initial feedback on the proposal to the developer, Upper […]

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20 Acre Mixed-Use Development Planned for Harrison West

Walker Evans Walker Evans 20 Acre Mixed-Use Development Planned for Harrison West

After months of anticipation and speculation, plans to redevelop a large surface parking lot near the campus of Battelle have finally been unveiled. Battelle is selling the property to a development team led by Wagenbrenner Development and Fortress Real Estate. The project, revealed at a community meeting tonight, calls for a mix of office, hotel, […]

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