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Development Roundup: Proposals Could Mean 1,500 New Housing Units

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Proposals Could Mean 1,500 New Housing Units

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news about some significant proposals scattered around the Columbus region. Taken together, the projects could mean an additional 1,500 units of housing constructed in the metro area. Each of the projects is at a different point in the development process, so read on for more details and […]

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Development Roundup: New Proposals for Linden, Grandview, Near East & More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: New Proposals for Linden, Grandview, Near East & More

Affordable housing developer Woda Cooper Companies recently brought a plan for a four-story, 80-unit apartment building to the Near East Side Area Commission. A company spokesperson said that the proposal, for a grassy lot at 1001 Acheson St., features apartment units “designed to be affordable for workforce households of individuals and small families who need housing near […]

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Family Easter Egg Hunt in the Maple Grove Park

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Family Easter Egg Hunt in the Maple Grove Park

Begins at 10:00 a.m.! For kids toddler through 3rd grade! Join Maple Grove family and friends on the Saturday before Easter for the Maple Grove UMC Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Enjoy crafts, games, face- painting and tattoos, refreshments, and coffee for the adults. Bring your camera for special Easter photo-ops! This is a holiday event […]

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Restaurant Review: Tensuke Express

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tensuke Express

The road to Tensuke Express is a well-traveled one for food fans. Tensuke Market has long been a popular destination for an expansive selection of Japanese groceries and ready-to-eat options. It’s nested near other heavy-hitters such as Akai Hana and Belle’s Bread. That is to say, the zone is perpetually bustling with activity. Tensuke Express […]

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Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bento Go

Bento Go opened up this summer inside of the shell of a Wendy’s on Henderson Road. To that end, it’s equipped with a super-cute drive-thru window. The window is a work-in-progress; the caveat of the addition, as explained by an indoor staffer, is that everything at Bento Go is made to order. Drive-thrus are not […]

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Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine Opens in Kenny Center Mall

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Blue Top New Chinese Cuisine Opens in Kenny Center Mall

Blue Top, a new Chinese restaurant, has opened at 1178 Kenny Centre Mall in the former Thai Taste location. The restaurant, owned by Lei Liu and son James Wang, serves a blend between new and traditional Chinese food, available for sit-down, takeout, and catering. Liu and Wang first started looking for a space in July […]

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Samba Fresh Pressed Juice Store Now Open in Upper Arlington

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Samba Fresh Pressed Juice Store Now Open in Upper Arlington

The organic juice movement is one slowly building steam here in Central Ohio. Samba Fresh is one of the newest peddlers of the raw juice movement, their goal being to provide a means for customers to deliciously cleanse their mind, body, and spirit and produce clean fuel for every day life. Samba Fresh began roughly […]

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