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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.

Bites & Sips: Oktoberfest in a Box, Beer Releases, Reopenings & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Oktoberfest in a Box, Beer Releases, Reopenings & More

Grab a snack (or a drink). It’s the biggest Bites & Sips ever! Despite the pandemic, there is plenty to eat and drink around Central Ohio. From celebrating Oktoberfest to getting your very own White Castle boombox case, read on for the rundown. Schmidt’s Oktoberfest in a Box – Plus a Very Special Cream Puff Flavor […]

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New Owners Announce Plans for The Sycamore

Susan Post Susan Post New Owners Announce Plans for The Sycamore

The new owners of German Village mainstay The Sycamore, 262 E. Sycamore St., have revealed themselves and their plans for the restaurant. Previously under the ownership of Chris Crader and Grow Restaurants, The Sycamore was listed for sale in May, along with another eatery in the restaurant group’s portfolio, Cosecha Cocina. It was announced in […]

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Dough Mama Opens Second Location

Susan Post Susan Post Dough Mama Opens Second Location

Dough Mama number two will make its debut in the Brewery District this Saturday, August 29. Taking over the former home of Kolache Republic at 730 S. High St., Dough Mama will serve up a breakfast and lunch menu similar to its Clintonville spot, along with a brand new dinner menu. In the all-important pastry […]

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The Kitchen Launching Three Delivery-Only Concepts

Susan Post Susan Post The Kitchen Launching Three Delivery-Only Concepts

Adaptation is the name of the game when it comes to making it through the coronavirus pandemic. Finding a way to make it work when events are largely off the table, The Kitchen in German Village will debut three new delivery-only dining concepts. “As we looked toward the future of the events industry in 2020, […]

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Chapman’s Eat Market Opens in German Village

Susan Post Susan Post Chapman’s Eat Market Opens in German Village

The day has arrived for Chapman’s Eat Market to open for takeout and delivery. The restaurant from Chef BJ Lieberman took over the former home of the original Max & Erma’s (then Wunderbar) at 739 S. Third St. in German Village. While the interior has gotten a makeover, Lieberman previously spoke with CU about his […]

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Development Proposed for Giant Eagle Site on Whittier Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Proposed for Giant Eagle Site on Whittier Street

The Pizzuti Companies has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Columbus to redevelop the Giant Eagle store at 280 E. Whittier St. The local developer bought the 2.3-acre site in 2017 and spoke to neighboring residents about plans for the parcel earlier this year, telling them that Giant Eagle would remain at the […]

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Pistacia Vera Leaving North Market

Susan Post Susan Post Pistacia Vera Leaving North Market

After six and a half years, Pistacia Vera has departed the North Market. The popular German Village bakery opened its second location at the North Market, 59 Spruce St., in December 2013. The continued uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic influenced Pistacia Vera’s decision to close. “We unfortunately have made the difficult decision to permanently close […]

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