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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.

The Sycamore & Cosecha Cocina Closed, Listed for Sale

Susan Post Susan Post The Sycamore & Cosecha Cocina Closed, Listed for Sale

Grow Restaurants is looking to shed two of its three concepts. Both The Sycamore, 262 E. Sycamore St. in German Village, and Cosecha Cocina, 987 N. Fourth St. in Italian Village are listed for sale. The two restaurants have been closed for the duration of dine-in shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic and will not re-open. […]

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Mid City Garage Ready to Open in Merion Village

Susan Post Susan Post Mid City Garage Ready to Open in Merion Village

Here’s something to look forward to once restaurants resume dine-in operations: Mid City Garage will open its doors in Merion Village at 1179 Jaeger St. It’s another spot in an expanding empire for George Tanchevski, who owns Local Cantina, as well as The Rossi and Local Bar in Short North, Old Skool and SIP Local […]

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Development Roundup: March 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: March 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Old North Columbus, the Near East Side, German Village, the Far East Side and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Work has begun on a four-story, mixed-use building at the corner […]

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Pierogi Mountain Leaving Wunderbar

Susan Post Susan Post Pierogi Mountain Leaving Wunderbar

Pierogi Mountain will serve its last pierogis at Wunderbar in German Village on Monday, March 23. Pierogi Mountain opened inside the bar in March of 2019 as a part of the adaptive reuse of the former home of Max & Erma’s that saw Kollektiv coworking move in on the top two floors, and the eatery […]

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The Blakemore Manor Murder Mystery Dinner

  The Blakemore Manor Murder Mystery Dinner

Join us for a dinner party you will not forget. This January and February we are hosting a Masquerade Ball that will be the thrill of the year. Join us for a night of murder, mystery, and mayhem. The event will take place in the upstairs at Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant. Located at 240 […]

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German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

Brent Warren Brent Warren German Village Hotel Proposal Shrinks

The German Village Commission will soon weigh in on yet another revision of a proposal to build a boutique hotel at the corner of Livingston and City Park avenues. The latest plan calls for the new building to top out at 55 feet in height, about seven feet shorter than a proposal that was brought […]

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New Year’s Eve Cocktail + Dance Party

Anne Evans Anne Evans New Year’s Eve Cocktail + Dance Party

You’re pretty great at celebrating. We’re pretty great at throwing a party. Sounds like the perfect match to ring in 2020! Join us for dancing, cocktails, and a night of food – buffets rolling out at 9pm and 11pm – and a champagne toast at midnight. FUN DETAILS At midnight, cheers to the New Year […]

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This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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