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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.

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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The List: 16 Restaurant & Bar Closures from Recent Months

Susan Post Susan Post The List: 16 Restaurant & Bar Closures from Recent Months

An already notoriously difficult industry, bars and restaurants have been especially hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. While some restaurants share insight into their reasons for closing, others choose to quietly exit the scene. We are catching up on a number of bars and restaurants that have closed their doors over the last several months, from […]

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Short Order: Chicken and Biscuit from Dough Mama

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Short Order: Chicken and Biscuit from Dough Mama

In an age where restaurants are struggling to stay afloat, Clintonville’s Dough Mama expanded its operations and opened its second spot at 730 S. High St. in German Village in August. The new joint is a smallish, counter-order cafe, with a big indoor table that might be good for community seating in future, plague-free years. There’s […]

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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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