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Photos: Fire Chars Empty Italian Village Church Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Fire Chars Empty Italian Village Church Building

A fire broke out last night at an empty church building at 285 East 4th Avenue in Italian Village. The building is owned by neighborhood developer Joe Armeni, who told Columbus Underground last year about plans to renovate the building into eight condo units while filling in the surrounding lot with new townhome buildings. There’s no […]


Gay Street Fire Damages Three Retail Businesses

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gay Street Fire Damages Three Retail Businesses

Originally posted on April 15 at 11:10pm. Updated on April 16 at 8:25am with more details. A fire broke out in the basement of the building located on the southeast corner of Gay and High Streets earlier this evening. Columbus firefighters were able to contain the fire, but not before it had spread into the […]


Crew Delivers Home Game Win Following Scoreboard Fire

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Delivers Home Game Win Following Scoreboard Fire

After failing to win the first two home games of the season and a horrible away day at Chicago last week, the Crew finally gave the home fans the result and performance they’ve been waiting for with a convincing 3-0 win over DC United on an unusual night at Crew Stadium. Drama proceeded the game […]

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Progress on the rebuilding from the Grandview Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans

As announced about a month ago, the heavily damaged Kingswood Building on Grandview Avenue would need to be razed and rebuilt after the destruction caused by the Grandview fire on January 17th. Next week the building is scheduled to come down, and a similar two-story structure is planned to take its place with a mix […]


South Side Industrial Site on Fire Last Night

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Last night, another winter fire was occurring, this time on the South Side in an abandoned foundry and manufacturing site. Ice was again a problem with extinguishing the flames, but it was reported as mostly being out by 11:30 last night. The Parsons corridor has been home to several fires over the past year, many […]

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Shops affected by Grandview Fire seek new homes

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From This Week News: Businesses seek temporary homes By Alan Froman The Columbus Division of Fire Tuesday morning turned the remains of the Kingswood Building on Grandview Avenue back to its owner, the Wagenbrenner Company. A three-alarm fire Saturday caused an estimated $3-million damage to the building, located between Third and Fifth avenues. The building […]


Fire on Grandview Ave Destroys Businesses


I heard the fire trucks this morning but didn’t think anything about it. Looks like those pastel-colored buildings across from the Grandview post office are on fire. I was at Grandview Cafe last night and drove by them thinking to myself how nice they looked and wondered how Grandview Yard would affect them even though […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!