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Sidebar Restaurant Coming Soon to Downtown Columbus

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According to a blog update at DaytonDailyNews.com, the Sidebar restaurant located in Dayton’s Oregon Historic District will be expanding to Downtown Columbus this summer and opening a second location in the former Brownstone space at 122 E. Main Street. According to their website, Sidebar serves “Mediterranean-style small plate tapas, with a South American influence”. They […]


Old National Road Condos Completed on East Main

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This Wednesday, May 4th, the Columbus Compact Corporation will be cutting the ribbons on their latest development. The Old National Road Condominiums is a set of eight renovated units on East Main Street in Olde Towne East. We recently spoke with Jonathan Beard, President and CEO of the Columbus Compact  Corporation, to find out more […]


Zen Cha Expanding to Bexley and Gay Street

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Zen Cha Tea Salon is planning to triple their presence in Columbus over the course of the next year. The popular Short North tea shop will be opening a second location at 2396 E. Main Street in Bexley some time in late December or early January, followed by a third location in Downtown Columbus on […]


The Brownstone on Main Returns on Friday

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The Brownstone is making a surprise return this Friday to their former 122 E. Main Street location Downtown. A Facebook event of the grand opening is listed here, and includes drink specials and a DJ spinning R&B, Neo Soul, and Hip-Hop. For those unfamiliar with the venue, it was closed in October of 2007 after […]


New Yoga Studio Opens Downtown

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Yoga Studio Jimmy24 is the name of a new fitness establishment that just opened Downtown on Main Street near the Hawk Galleries. Group classes are available for all skill levels for both men and women and take place twice a day, seven days a week. Pricing includes weekly and monthly plans as well as a […]


Restaurant Review: Gloria’s Soul Food

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The best part about exploring and throwing caution into the wind is the fact that you will find the best places merely by taking a chance or by what would be described as total accident. That was the result of the drive Christine & I took on Saturday and Gloria’s Soul Food, along East Main […]


CU Podcast Episode #02: Downtown Retailers

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This week we explore the state of retail in Downtown Columbus and our guests include three Main Street retailers: Jeffrey Zettler of Zettler Hardware, Terry Daniels of CJ Daniels, and Yusuf Sadiq of Y Sadiq Diamond. Join us as we discuss the challenges they’ve faced, the successes they’ve seen, and their opinions on what the […]


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