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The Burlypicks World Championship

  The Burlypicks World Championship

The Burlypicks World Championship is an event like nothing you’ve seen before. This finale to the annual Burlypicks competition brings together the best burlesque and variety entertainers from around the world. Come see these world class performers battle it out in a show packed with sass and sizzle, guaranteed to arouse your senses and blow […]

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Storage Facility Planned for Former Giant Eagle

Brent Warren Brent Warren Storage Facility Planned for Former Giant Eagle

A Georgia-based company plans to convert the former Giant Eagle store at 1000 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. into a self-storage facility. The Columbus City Council approved a rezoning of the nine-acre site in February, which will also allow for two commercial buildings to be built on outlots located closer to the main road. The gas station […]

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Development Roundup: News from Italian Village, Franklinton, and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: News from Italian Village, Franklinton, and More

The latest Development Roundup features news from German Village, Franklinton, the Near East Side and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals, and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: A preliminary proposal for a small piece of land in the larger Jeffrey Park development was heard by the Italian Village […]

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Two Near East Side Projects Get Housing Tax Credits

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Near East Side Projects Get Housing Tax Credits

Two Near East Side projects are among the 37 affordable housing projects statewide that have received housing tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA). Other Columbus neighborhoods with projects that received the credits include Northland, the South Side, and the Hilltop. “Ensuring low income Ohioans have access to healthy job markets and high-performing […]

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Avenue Q

Anne Evans Anne Evans Avenue Q

Imagine Production’s upcoming musical, Avenue Q: A puppet-filled comedy follows a group of twenty-somethings seeking their purpose in big-city life.  Winner of the Tony “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. Showtimes: 8pm Thursday through Saturday (May 10-12) and 3pm Sunday […]

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Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Representatives from Giant Eagle announced today that they will soon be closing three area stores. “We thank our customers for their years of patronage at these locations, and invite them to visit us at our other area stores,” said Giant Eagle spokesperson Dan Donovan. “Central Ohio, and Columbus specifically, are important communities for Giant Eagle, […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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