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Nationwide Boulevard Road Diet on Track for Fall Completion

Brent Warren Brent Warren Nationwide Boulevard Road Diet on Track for Fall Completion

A Nationwide Boulevard construction project meant to spruce up the street and make it more pedestrian-friendly is on track to wrap up this fall. The center median is being widened, new street trees are being planted, and landscaped bump-outs are being added to curbside parking lanes to lessen the distance pedestrians need to walk to […]

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Cincinnati-based Nada Restaurant Opening in Arena District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cincinnati-based Nada Restaurant Opening in Arena District

Another dose of Cincinnati is coming to Columbus by way of Nada — a popular restaurant located not far from Fountain Square. Their Columbus location will land at 240 West Nationwide Boulevard, inside the new Columbia Gas HQ Building that is currently under construction. “Opening Nada in our neighboring city is thrilling,” says chef and […]

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Historic Downtown Power Plant Building May Be Redeveloped

Walker Evans Walker Evans Historic Downtown Power Plant Building May Be Redeveloped

The historic Columbus Municipal Light Plant building located at 555 West Nationwide Boulevard may soon get a new lease on life. The Columbus Department of Development has issued a request for proposals for the redevelopment of this West Arena District site. “We had a few people express interest in the property,” explained Steven Schoney, Director of the Department […]

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Studio Movie Grill to Replace Arena Grand Theatre

Walker Evans Walker Evans Studio Movie Grill to Replace Arena Grand Theatre

Downtown’s main movie theater will be undergoing a management change for the second time since it opened 12 years ago in 2001. Nationwide Realty Investors (developers of The Arena District) announced this morning that Dallas-based Studio Movie Grill will be renovating the space currently known as the Arena Grand Theater. “We are thrilled to have […]

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89 Fish & Grill Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans 89 Fish & Grill Opens Downtown

Do you still find yourself mourning the loss of R.J. Snappers in the Short North? Well, mourn no more. Restaurateur Richard Stopper is back in action with the new 89 Fish & Grill, located at 89 East Nationwide Boulevard in the former Michael O’Toole’s space. As the name implies, 89’s menu focuses on seafood. From appetizers […]

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