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Founded in 1797, making it one of the oldest communities in Central Ohio, Franklinton is located immediately west of downtown Columbus. Since a floodwall was erected there in 2003, redevelopment efforts have included more than 40 residential projects, a new firehouse, two new schools, and a new residential dormitory at Mount Carmel Medical Center West.

Long-Standing Franklinton Pizza Joint Closes

Susan Post Susan Post Long-Standing Franklinton Pizza Joint Closes

After more than six decades, family-run Josie’s Pizza has closed its doors at 952 W. Broad St. in Franklinton. Initial rumblings that the pizza joint would be closing began earlier in January, with the business confirming the news via social media post on January 27. “We would first like to thank all of our customers […]

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LinkUs Team Presents Vision for Northwest Transit Corridor

Brent Warren Brent Warren LinkUs Team Presents Vision for Northwest Transit Corridor

The City of Columbus and its partners have made some key decisions regarding a planned transit corridor along Olentangy River Road. During an informational meeting about the project held virtually last week, Kristina Whitfield, Project Planner with consultant Kimley-Horn, said that the best chance for the corridor to receive federal funding moving forward is if […]

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Short Order: Jubilee Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Jubilee Cafe

Jubilee Market and Cafe bills itself as a “Market With a Purpose.” And its purpose is to provide nutritious, affordable foods to the community surrounding its location at 1160 W. Broad St. in Franklinton. While it’s not the size of a Kroger, its grocery shelves are filled with a good deal more than you might […]

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Art Review: An American Sunrise at The Vanderelli Room

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: An American Sunrise at The Vanderelli Room

“We were running out of breath, as we ran out to meet ourselves”     – Joy Harjo “An American Sunrise” An American Sunrise presents the first exhibition inside The Vanderelli Room since March of 2020. While this alone would be cause for celebration, the show itself (as well as its impeccable timing), is what will likely […]

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Yellow Brick Pizza Opens in Franklinton this Weekend

Susan Post Susan Post Yellow Brick Pizza Opens in Franklinton this Weekend

Here’s a post-Christmas gift: Yellow Brick Pizza will celebrate the grand opening of its Franklinton location on Saturday, December 26. The pizza joint will open its second Central Ohio restaurant at 415 W. Rich St. in the River & Rich development. Since the initial announcement about the location in October 2019, Yellow Brick closed its […]

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Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Downtown, Franklinton & Arena District

It’s been a very long time since we had regular Construction Roundup photo updates, which means a lot of progress has been occuring if you haven’t been out “crane spotting” during the pandemic. Below, we’ve got some photo updates from Downtown Columbus, The Discovery District, The Arena District, Franklinton and some other nearby hot spots. Make […]

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Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Clintonville, Driving Park, Italian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Demand for the affordable senior units at The Livingston has been high, according to the project’s developer, Woda Cooper […]

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