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The Big Deal Diner May Open in Old Drexel Radio Cafe Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Deal Diner May Open in Old Drexel Radio Cafe Space

While the casual moviegoer may not notice, the Drexel Theatre has gone through some pretty major changes over the past two years. The theatre was converted from a for profit business into a nonprofit venture, and the Columbus Association of Performing Arts (CAPA) has taken over the management of the venue. Shortly afterward, the Drexel […]

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Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon Bexley

 Morgan Kelley Review: Zen Cha Tea Salon Bexley

Zen Cha Tea Salon is working on opening their third location this Spring, which will become one of the new retail additions to the blossoming Gay Street. In preparation of the opening, I decided to pay a visit to their second store, located in Bexley, to see how it stacks up to the original Short […]

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Review: Oodles Noodles & Dumpling Bar

 Morgan Kelley Review: Oodles Noodles & Dumpling Bar

If you’re Downtown, where do you go when you’ve got a craving for Chinese food? When I ask people that question, they generally point me toward Grandview Heights or the University District. I recently heard someone mention Oodles on Main Street (next door to Indian Oven) and realized that I had long forgotten that this […]

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MORPC to Relocate Downtown from Brewery District

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The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) announced this afternoon that the organization will be purchasing the building located at 99 E. Main Street in Downtown Columbus, where it plans to relocate in November 2012. This building was the previous home of planning firm Karlsberger, which closed in June. MORPC has been located in The Brewery District […]

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Three More Downtown Streets Converted to Two-Way Traffic

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One more step in the redevelopment of the Riversouth neighborhood is completed as three sections of roadway are opened today to two-way traffic. They include South Front Street, between West Town and West Mound streets, West Main Street, between South High and South 2nd streets and West Rich Street, between South High and South 2nd streets. “The conversion […]

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Barrel 44 to Open New Bexley Location

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Fans of Barrel 44 will soon have another location to get their fix of whiskey and small plates. This Short North staple will be opening a second location in the former Bexley Monk space at 2232 East Main Street. “The new location will carry the same Barrel 44 Whiskey Bar name,” explained co-owner Shawn Korn. […]

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Cafe Istanbul to Open Bexley Location

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Cafe Istanbul will soon be expanding into Bexley with the opening of their third location at 2455 East Main Street in the former Flavors Eatery location. The concept will be identical to their Easton restaurant, but in a smaller format. The opening date has not yet been set, but they’re anticipating an opening around the […]

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