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Sweet Carrot Restaurant and Catering Moving to Old Rife’s Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Sweet Carrot Restaurant and Catering Moving to Old Rife’s Market

Columbus food truck Sweet Carrot is expanding into a brick-and-mortar location at 1417 West Fifth Avenue, the old Rife’s Market. Angela Petro, owner of Sweet Carrot, had been searching for a building for the past two years. Sweet Carrot (an anagram of Petro’s first business, Two Caterers) rolled out in 2012, setting up warm weather […]

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Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Did someone say poutine? Open for almost a year, Bar 145 updated its menu a few weeks ago, and the newest edition includes a poutine option: Loaded Poutine Fries ($8). Actually, it’s not just any old poutine option, the offering is made with duck meat and veal gravy: fancy poutine. Then again, the term “poutine” […]

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Fifth Avenue Dam Removal and Olentangy River Restoration Project Complete

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fifth Avenue Dam Removal and Olentangy River Restoration Project Complete

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman is commonly referred to as “Bikin’ Mike” due to his commitment to biking infrastructure and common spandex-clan sightings. Today, he can add “Canoein’ Mike” to his dossier, as he arrived at a press conference this morning where local officials celebrated the completion of the Olentangy River Restoration Project. “This project is a […]

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Giant Eagle Closing on Fifth Ave, Grandview Yard Store Opens Sept 5

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing on Fifth Ave, Grandview Yard Store Opens Sept 5

The long-anticipated opening of the new Grandview Yard Giant Eagle Market District store is scheduled to officially open in two more months, while the smaller West Fifth Avenue store prepares to officially be closed. “We have long appreciated the opportunity to service our customers at this location, and look forward to introducing a new world […]

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Car2Go Expanding to Grandview Heights and Fifth by Northwest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Car2Go Expanding to Grandview Heights and Fifth by Northwest

Car sharing service car2go is ready to expand for the fourth time since launching last October (the first expansion was to Ohio State, next was Easton Town Center, and most recently was Port Columbus). This time, they’re planning on heading west to include the city of Grandview Heights, the village of Marble Cliff, and the […]

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Explore Columbus: Touring Brothers Drake Meadery

Julia Norris Julia Norris Explore Columbus: Touring Brothers Drake Meadery

Just a few years from now when the gap between what used to be the Short North and Campus has officially disappeared and East Fifth Avenue is no longer a bold zone to place a business, people will say that in the beginning there was the Brothers Drake: the little meadery that could. The Brothers […]

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CASTO Bringing Retail to View on Fifth Development

Walker Evans Walker Evans CASTO Bringing Retail to View on Fifth Development

CASTO announced today that State Street Capital Realty (one of their independent brokerages) is taking on the position of leasing agent for the new retail space currently under construction at The View on Fifth development in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. The six-story 285-unit mixed-use development will sit at 1005 West Fifth Avenue once completed, […]

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