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First New Building, Larger Plan for OSU’s West Campus Unveiled

Brent Warren Brent Warren First New Building, Larger Plan for OSU’s West Campus Unveiled

Ohio State University took the first concrete steps this week toward the realization of its grand vision for a west campus “innovation district.” Materials presented to the Board of Trustees Master Planning and Facilities Committee on Thursday show preliminary designs for two new buildings that would sit near the southwest corner of Lane Avenue 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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Bourbon, Beer & Bites

  Bourbon, Beer & Bites

Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX) is a Columbus-headquartered non-profit that is leading the nation in research, education and programming for girls. ROX has a mission to equip girls with the knowledge and skills needed to live healthy, independent, productive, and violence-free lives. In an effort to educate and engage more adults, specifically men, on their […]

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Restaurant Review: Sapphire Indian Cuisine

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Sapphire Indian Cuisine

Sapphire Indian Cuisine sits at a familiar address in a familiar strip mall. On the north end, Kenny Centre is renown for a host of international eating options ranging from a Japanese bakery to a Chinese hot pot place. Sapphire occupies the particular address within the shopping center that has also housed other Indian operations, […]

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OSU Seeking Proposals to Build 450-Unit Apartment Development on Kenny Road

Brent Warren Brent Warren OSU Seeking Proposals to Build 450-Unit Apartment Development on Kenny Road

Ohio State University is looking to turn 10 acres of farm land into a 450-unit apartment development. The Office of Planning and Real Estate posted a request for proposals (RFP) on its website Monday, seeking developers interested in building on the northeast corner of Kenny Road and Woody Hayes Drive. The RFP calls for OSU […]

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Restaurant Review: Mr. Pot

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Mr. Pot

If it’s not already a big thing, Hot Pot is on its way. Within the last year, Columbus has added three Hot Pot destinations to its line-up: Secret Vessel, Peking Hot Pot and the subject du jour: Mr. Pot in Kenny Centre. For the uninitiated, the hot pot concept is one that’s vaguely similar to […]

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Unusual Eats: The Hot Dog Bun at Ichiban Bakery

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Unusual Eats: The Hot Dog Bun at Ichiban Bakery

This isn’t just any Hot Dog Bun. In honor of Memorial Day Weekend — the official kick-off of hot dog season — we have a very special Asian bakery Hot Dog Bun with the hot dog already baked inside. It’s from Ichiban in Kenny Centre. When it comes to Asian bakeries, most people mention Ichiban’s […]

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