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Ugly Tuna Closing Doors at Gateway

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ugly Tuna Closing Doors at Gateway

After 14 years in business, the Ugly Tuna Saloona is shuttering its doors at 1546 N. High St. in the Gateway building. The popular nightlife spot was one of the original operating tenants of what was originally known as the South Campus Gateway when it first opened in 2005, but an expiring lease has led […]

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Big Fun Celebrates Fifth Anniversary in the Short North

Randi Walle Randi Walle Big Fun Celebrates Fifth Anniversary in the Short North

In May, Big Fun will celebrate five years in the Short North. Located at 672 N. High St., the toy shop carries a variety of comics, toys, and novelties. Owner Jason Williams has been a comic collector his whole life, and has been in the business for over ten years. Prior to opening Big Fun […]

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Warby Parker Opening First Ohio Retail Store in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Warby Parker Opening First Ohio Retail Store in Columbus

NYC-based eyewear company Warby Parker will soon be launching their first Ohio retail store with a Short North location in the works. The store will be located at 601 North High Street, formerly home to Le Chocoholique, which closed its doors in October 2017. The company is best known for its try-before-you-buy purchasing structure, and […]

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PM Gallery Closing After 38 Years in the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman PM Gallery Closing After 38 Years in the Short North

One of the oldest galleries in the Short North is closing its doors after 38 years. PM Gallery, one of two galleries that started Gallery Hop, recently announced it will close its brick-and-mortar location at 1190 N. High St. The gallery has represented hundreds of local and national artists over the years. “A combination of […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & More

The majority of High Street continues to be a construction zone through most of the University District and Short North, although some of those projects under construction will begin to come to completion this summer. For now, there are cranes and orange barrels everywhere you look, and we’ve got another installment of our construction roundup […]

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The Blowout Bar Coming Soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Blowout Bar Coming Soon to The Short North

The owners of local hair styling salon The Blowout Bar will be opening their third location this spring, with a new space in The Short North. The business will replace party supply store Surprise at 941 N. High St., which recently announced plans to relocate to Clintonville. “We’ve had our hearts set on the Short […]

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Top 10 Best Areas to Visit in Columbus in 2017

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Best Areas to Visit in Columbus in 2017

Whether you’re looking for something fun to do on a weekend, or entertaining guests from out of town, you’ll want to arrive at a destination that keeps you busy and offers a wide variety of things to do. Once again, our readers and judges selected the Short North as the city’s top destination to visit, […]

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