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German Village

Located just south of downtown Columbus, this historic neighborhood was settled by a large number of German immigrants in the mid-1800s. Today, German Village has a single zoned commercial strip along Livingston Avenue; it’s mostly a residential neighborhood of red-brick homes with wrought iron fences along tree-lined, brick streets.

Dough Mama Closing Second Location This Weekend

Susan Post Susan Post Dough Mama Closing Second Location This Weekend

After less than a year, Dough Mama will close its doors in the Brewery District at 730 S. High St. The second location for the Clintonville bakery and brunch spot opened in late August 2020, offering an expanded menu of comfort food favorites for dinner, along with a rotating selection of signature pies and pastries. […]

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Art Review: Opposite Shores – Eric Barth and Carol Snyder at the Keny Galleries

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Opposite Shores – Eric Barth and Carol Snyder at the Keny Galleries

If this pandemic has offered us anything of benefit, it’s been ample time to consider our sense of place. For some this has come in the form of imagining the places they love while looking forward to the chance to return. For others, it’s meant being more attentive and attuned to those places they can […]

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Běndì Wok N’ Bar Now Open in German Village

Susan Post Susan Post Běndì Wok N’ Bar Now Open in German Village

Běndì Wok N’ Bar is bringing Asian eats back to German Village. The new Asian-fusion restaurant opened its doors at 277 E. Livingston Ave. in early March. The address is the former home of Happy Dragon, and was previously attached to a Philco expansion project that never panned out, before being taken over by the […]

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Homes Proposed for German Village Parking Lot

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homes Proposed for German Village Parking Lot

A plan to build single family homes on a German Village parking lot is getting a warmer reception from the neighborhood than an earlier proposal for the site that called for an apartment building. Lykens Companies purchased the collection of parcels at the southeast corner of Thurman Avenue and South Fourth Street in 2017, bringing […]

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Whittier Street Proposal Moving on to Council

Brent Warren Brent Warren Whittier Street Proposal Moving on to Council

The Pizzuti Companies’ proposal to redevelop the former Whittier Street Giant Eagle will be heading to City Council after receiving a vote of approval from the Development Commission last night. The 3-2 vote from the commission came a month after the same board voted to table the project, and after many months of contentious neighborhood […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Neighborhoods of 2020

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Neighborhoods of 2020

2020 was a year we all stayed a bit closer to home. Whether you were working from home, sheltering in place, taking care of friends and family, or turning into a teaching assistant for your virtually-schooled children, we had a lot of reasons to spend more time within our own neighborhoods. Each year, we as […]

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Restaurant Review: Chapman’s Eat Market

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Chapman’s Eat Market

Chapman’s Eat Market is a Columbus restaurant project that has bucked the prevailing trends and opened its doors in German Village during the pandemic. To that end, its plan from day one has been accommodating for differing customer perceptions of risk. For dine-in types, Chapman’s takes reservations for parties of up to four for an eight-course […]

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