Arena Produce: A Best-Kept Grocery Secret

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Allow me to preface this review by stating upfront that Arena Produce is not your usual grocery store shopping experience. There are no shopping carts. There’s little signage. And really there aren’t even “aisles” so to speak. Being such a no-frills experience is probably the main thing that keeps Arena Produce as one of the […]


How to buy both Chicken and Eggs Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The lack of grocery options is a very real problem Downtown. It’s difficult to convince a developer to build a store without a critical mass of residents in the area, and it’s difficult to convince people to move downtown when one of their number one amenities is located just outside their neighborhood. Is there a […]


Pearl Market Accepting Applications

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Press Release We are happy to announce that enrollment for the 2009 Pearl Market is now open! Set in the middle of the hustle and bustle of downtown Columbus, the Pearl Market offers a unique opportunity for people downtown to purchase farm fresh produce, baked goods, specialty foods and drinks, health and beauty products, cards and […]

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New Downtown Residents Want Groceries & Safety

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From Necessities Needed To Attract Downtown Residents By Denise Yost According to a recent study by Boulevard Strategies, 5,000 residents live in downtown Columbus. But more people work downtown than live in the area, even though there is a desire to. Viewers said they like all the new option popping up downtown, but they […]


Oatganic Organic and Natural Grocer Opens


Well, I was riding behind SCG earlier when I stumbled upon a new organic grocer that has just opened in the brick commercial strip of 1644 N High that sits along Chittenden across from Eddie George’s. Oatganic Organic and Natural Grocer! They opened within the month and only half the shelves were full so my […]


Snowville Creamery: For Lacto-Loving Locavores

 Mister MooCow

I just noticed that the Clintonville Giant Eagle and Clintonville Community Market have started carrying milk from Snowville Creamery. Warren Taylor and his crew deliver non-homogenized whole milk (as well as 2% and skim) that comes from truly contented cows roaming the hills of Ohio, just down US 33. Note that the expiration dates on […]


Giant Eagle & apartments in plans for Arena District

lazyfish lazyfish

The Dispatch wrote Plans percolating for Arena District Thursday, May 15, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK The final development phase of the Arena District is in the works, a $280 million expansion that would make the Downtown neighborhood a billion-dollar venture. Nationwide Realty Investors, the district’s developer, wants to build a 220-unit apartment complex north of […]


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