Jason Sudy

Plan Calls for “Downtown Franklinton” District, Parks on Broad Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Calls for “Downtown Franklinton” District, Parks on Broad Street

A draft neighborhood plan for West Franklinton – which will be presented tonight at the last of three community planning meetings – calls for a “Downtown Franklinton” district, new parks along West Broad Street and a range of other suggestions for the area. The plan has been in development since the process first started in January. […]

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Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

North High Street in the Short North is getting a face lift in a major way. With work well underway on The Joseph, new businesses are ready to try their luck in the middle of this cultural hub. Among them is Bistro 608, which hopes to open at 608 North High Street. The site is […]

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Fox in the Snow Café Announced in Italian Village

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Fox in the Snow Café Announced in Italian Village

It was recently announced that Fox in the Snow Café, a proposed high end bakery and third wave coffee shop, would be coming to the Short North/Italian Village area this summer. The latest java hut to join the scene is planned to open at 1031 North Fourth Street, a few doors down from St. James […]

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City Hopes to Engage Neighborhood for West Franklinton Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren City Hopes to Engage Neighborhood for West Franklinton Plan

With the data-collection done and a market study almost complete, planners from the City of Columbus – along with a group of consultants being led by Edge Group – are ready to start the public outreach phase of the West Franklinton Plan. The first public meeting is scheduled for January 28th, but the discussion has […]

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Parking Changes Coming to Italian Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Parking Changes Coming to Italian Village

The city’s Division of Mobility Options, responding to the concerns of neighborhood leaders worried about the current parking-crunch in Italian Village, has come up with a plan to free up 125 spaces during the morning and afternoon rush-hours in the neighborhood. Rick Tilton of the city’s Department of Public Service says that the no-parking signs […]

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The Buzz: Jason Sudy at Side Street Planning

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre The Buzz: Jason Sudy at Side Street Planning

Upon learning Jason Sudy started city planning firm Side Street Planning and co-founded improv troupe Fake Bacon, I was intrigued− mainly because I couldn’t find a common thread between the two. Then he mentioned the central tenet of improv: “yes, and…” Basically, it means that no matter what your improv scene partner says or does, you […]

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