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Italian Village

Annexed to the city in 1862, Italian Village was one of Columbus’s first suburbs. It is bounded by I-670 on the south, Fifth Avenue on the north, North High Street on the west, and the Conrail railroad tracks to the east. A mix of Italian and Irish immigrants resided in the area in the 1890s, and Italianate style architecture is prevalent.

Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: November 2020 Edition

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Clintonville, Driving Park, Italian Village and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Demand for the affordable senior units at The Livingston has been high, according to the project’s developer, Woda Cooper […]

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Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Seitan’s Realm Opens, North Market Partners for Delivery, Katalina’s Debuts Meal Kits & more

Bites & Sips keeps you updated on tidbits of news from the world of drinking and dining in Central Ohio. Find new spots to try, get some of your favorite goods from North Market delivered to your doorstep, or try your hand and recreating Katalina’s at home. Read on for more to nosh! North Market […]

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Made-to-Order Ice Cream Sandwich Shop Coming to Italian Village

Susan Post Susan Post Made-to-Order Ice Cream Sandwich Shop Coming to Italian Village

Customers will soon be building the ice cream sandwiches of their dreams at S’Wich Social as the Italian Village ice cream shop nears its grand opening. Although an ice cream shop first and foremost, S’Wich Social is focused on one particular treat – build-your-own ice cream sandwiches. S’Wich does not take options lightly. The menu […]

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Mission Coffee Co. Not Reopening Short North Shop

Susan Post Susan Post Mission Coffee Co. Not Reopening Short North Shop

What started as a temporary closure for Mission Coffee Co. has now become permanent. The roaster will not reopen the doors to its Short North café, 11 Price Ave. The shop initially closed temporarily in April, a few weeks after the statewide dine-in shutdown began. “When we closed our café in the Short North, we […]

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315-Unit Development Proposed for Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren 315-Unit Development Proposed for Italian Village

Two local developers are teaming up to bring over 300 apartments to the northeastern corner of Italian Village. The proposal, announced today by Homestead Companies and Lykens Companies, calls for 315 units and 398 parking spaces to be built on eight of the 22 acres that make up the Clark Grave Vault site. A five-story […]

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Bites & Sips: Lineage Debuts Cans, Woodbury Adds Breakfast, New Eats at Woodlands & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Lineage Debuts Cans, Woodbury Adds Breakfast, New Eats at Woodlands & More

Pizza in Clintonville, bar food in Grandview, a breakfast happy hour and more bite-sized morsels of food news to be discovered in the latest Bites & Sips. Find out what’s happening in the world of drinking and (mostly takeout) dining in Central Ohio, from new beers and boozy slushies, to new apps for contactless coffee […]

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Second Avenue Project Tops Italian Village Commission Agenda

Brent Warren Brent Warren Second Avenue Project Tops Italian Village Commission Agenda

The Italian Village Commission was scheduled to vote on a proposed 155-unit mixed-use development on East Second Avenue earlier this week, but a discussion of the project was delayed due to the large number of cases on the agenda. Many of the city’s review boards and historic commissions are dealing with similar challenges, having to […]

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