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Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Caps Planned for High and Third Street Bridges South of Downtown

A key design feature has been added to the new High and Third Street Bridges that will eventually span I-70 south of Downtown as part of the I-70/71 split project. The new bridges will feature caps that will have the capacity to hold buildings, just like the I-670 cap that connects the Short North to […]

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Westies Gastropub Coming Soon to The Brewery District

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Westies Gastropub Coming Soon to The Brewery District

There have been speculations for months surrounding the happenings at 940 South Front Street in the Brewery District. The spot, which sits right at the corner of Frederick and Front Streets, was formerly Mason Memorial Studio (maker of tombstones and headstones), but news traveled quickly that a restaurant was coming, adding to the burgeoning dining […]

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First Look: Jack Whitney’s Bar & Grill

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Jack Whitney’s Bar & Grill

With only a few short weeks of renovations between announcement and opening, Jack Whitney’s has quickly reopened the doors at 520 South Front Street, the former home to McCasky’s Grill and Handke’s Cuisine. The new restaurant and bar debuted today at lunchtime, and we were able to drop by to grab some photos of the […]

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Jack Whitney’s Opening in Former Handke’s Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Jack Whitney’s Opening in Former Handke’s Space

When we last visited 520 South Front Street, it was on the eve of the closure of McCasky’s Grille, a short-lived three-month venture that failed to attract the same kind of following that renowned Chef Harmut Handke did there for the 18 years prior. Local restaurateurs Kevin and Lori Ames are ready to give the space […]

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CASTO Begins Historic Renovation of Secur-It Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans CASTO Begins Historic Renovation of Secur-It Building

Construction fencing began going up this week around the old Secur-It storage building located Downtown at the northeast intersection of Main and Front Streets, signaling progress on the restoration of the currently vacant warehouse. The building is owned by developer CASTO, which has plans to eventually convert the space into a new residential development. “We’re […]

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Restaurant Review: McCasky’s Grille

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: McCasky’s Grille

Note from Walker: The following review was completed possibly on the final night of operation at McCasky’s Grille. Last week it was brought to our attention that they seemed to have closed up. Their website and Facebook pages have been removed and a call to their phone number only provides a message about booking special […]

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Plans Advancing for City Campus, New Building on Front Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plans Advancing for City Campus, New Building on Front Street

Plans for a unified city campus on Front Street continue to progress, as some city workers settle in at their new offices in the former police headquarters building and others prepare to move from their offices at 109 North Front Street to the Beacon Building on Gay Street. Demolition of the building at 109 N. […]

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