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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.

12+ New And Soon To Open Restaurants in Central Ohio

Susan Post Susan Post 12+ New And Soon To Open Restaurants in Central Ohio

As the pandemic continues to wane, a whole new world of dining is emerging! Let’s catch up on what has opened, what’s opening soon and a few future projects to keep your eyes on in the Columbus dining (and bar!) scene. Here’s over 12 new restaurants to try: The Open ‘Plas Food & Drinkplasfoodanddrink.com Taking […]

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Bites & Sips: Reopenings, Vegan Nuggets, Eats in Dublin & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Reopenings, Vegan Nuggets, Eats in Dublin & More

There’s oh so much to eat (and drink!) in Columbus! The dining scene welcomes back some big names, Dublin gets its own food tour, Land-Grant and Columbus Crew continue their partnership and much, much more! Read on to find out what’s happening in the drinking and dining scene in Central Ohio! Hot Chicken Takeover Debuts […]

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Renovation Plan Floated for Short North Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Plan Floated for Short North Building

A new proposal for a prominent Short North building will be heard by the Italian Village Commission next week. The building, at 608 N. High St., was once home to Callandar Cleaners and several other businesses stretching along the pedestrian-only East Poplar Avenue. The plan calls for a new glass structure on the roof of […]

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DiCarlo’s Pizza Opens in Italian Village

Susan Post Susan Post DiCarlo’s Pizza Opens in Italian Village

In case you haven’t heard, DiCarlo’s Pizza uses provolone cheese. Period.  The second Central Ohio location of DiCarlo’s and its cheese can now be found in Italian Village, with a takeout and delivery-only joint at 91 E. Fifth Ave. The family-run business, which has been slinging pies since 1945, is well-known for a particular kind […]

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First Look: Budd Dairy Food Hall

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Budd Dairy Food Hall

The wait is over. Budd Dairy Food Hall officially opens its doors at 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 6, at 1086 N. Fourth St. in Italian Village. The latest concept from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Budd Dairy features nine chef-driven restaurant partners, along with its Hatch space, which will host a rotating selection of pop-up concepts. […]

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Two Large Developments in Italian Village Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Large Developments in Italian Village Moving Forward

Two significant projects got key approvals this week from the Italian Village Commission – one in the Jeffrey Park development and the other in a new development called The Lusso. In Jeffrey Park, a plan to build a five-story, 178-unit apartment building and parking garage near the I-670 off-ramp will be moving forward after the […]

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Cheesecake Girl Lands Spot at Budd Dairy & Storefront in Dublin

Susan Post Susan Post Cheesecake Girl Lands Spot at Budd Dairy & Storefront in Dublin

Soon there will be not one, not two, but three locations where fans can get their fill of The Cheesecake Girl. One year after Owner Samantha Strange opened The Cheesecake Girl’s first brick-and-mortar at Hilliard’s Center Street Market, the bakery will join Budd Dairy Food Hall in Italian Village. The Cheesecake Girl will occupy Budd […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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