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Discussion Highlights Tensions on Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Discussion Highlights Tensions on Near East Side

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this earlier this summer at 818 E. Long St., where a mixed-use development called Adelphi Quarter will bring 130 new apartments and 9,000 square feet of retail space to the King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood. Although development on the Near East Side is not a new phenomenon – rehabs of single family […]

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Near East Side Group to Refocus After Loss of Funding

Brent Warren Brent Warren Near East Side Group to Refocus After Loss of Funding

A shakeup in its funding structure has led to some significant changes for Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT), a Near East Side organization that has been active in the neighborhood for almost 10 years. PACT was formed in 2010 as a joint venture, with funding and oversight provided in equal parts by the Columbus Metropolitan […]

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The 2019 Westgate Home & Garden Tour

  The 2019 Westgate Home & Garden Tour

Wonder what “Unexpected” features await for 2019? We won’t spoil all the tour’s surprises, but expect to see both unique original features as well as lots of modern updates. Interesting finds include a Sears catalog home, a working phone booth converted to a wine cabinet, a walkout basement art studio, and a vaulted Zen room. […]

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Creative Security Measures Taking Place on South Side

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Creative Security Measures Taking Place on South Side

Columbus businessman Tom Roesch lives, works and employs on the South Side. Roesch previously had a career in real estate, rehabbing and flipping houses in Olde Town East during the 1970s and ’80s. After the recession in 2008, Roesch says he “had to totally reinvent” himself. When he entered the security business, his initial idea […]

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The Confluence Cast: Mayor Andrew Ginther

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Mayor Andrew Ginther

They say politicians are only as good as their last election, but after that, they’re already looking towards the next election. After serving four years as mayor of Columbus, Andrew Ginther is reflecting on the accomplishments of his first term, but since he’s running unopposed for reelection, now he’s thinking about what to get done in his second term. […]

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Top 10: The Best Neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10: The Best Neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is a city of neighborhoods, as Mayor Andrew Ginther loves to proclaim. Each has its own unique characteristics, its own set of amenities and its own challenges to overcome. We survey our readers and editors each year to help select the best neighborhood in Columbus, generally focusing on its overall livability. And for the […]

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Hilltop – W. Broad Street Streetscape Project Public Meeting

Anne Evans Anne Evans Hilltop – W. Broad Street Streetscape Project Public Meeting

The Broad Street corridor is not only an important gateway into the Hilltop and Westgate communities, but it is also vital for connecting downtown to the west side of Columbus. The goal of the planning process is to design a reimagined West Broad Street that has increased functionality, improved mobility, and enhanced character for the […]

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