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Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Planned for Capital University Lot Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Planned for Capital University Lot Downtown

Work could start as soon as this summer on a 100-unit apartment building at the northeast corner of South Grant Avenue and Oak Street Downtown. The project is a joint venture between Capital University – which owns the one-acre lot and has used it for parking for years – and the Pizzuti Companies. “Capital Law […]

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Fast Forward: Olde Towne East & Franklin Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: Olde Towne East & Franklin Park

The renaissance of the Olde Towne East neighborhood on the Near East Side of Columbus began decades ago, but is certainly far from finished. This geographically large area is primarily a residential neighborhood, known for its 100-plus year old housing stock, but with a lot of room for new buildings on empty lots sprinkled throughout. […]

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More New Condos Coming to Olde Towne East

Brent Warren Brent Warren More New Condos Coming to Olde Towne East

More new condos are on the way in Olde Towne East. Nineteen units are scheduled to be completed by July of this year at the corner of Oak Street and South Ohio Avenue. The units are being developed by Gallas Zadeh Development and Mulberry, the same team behind a 15-unit project just down the street […]

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Black Creek Bistro Closes

Walker Evans Walker Evans Black Creek Bistro Closes

After 10 years in business, Black Creek Bistro has served its last meal. The Olde Towne East restaurant closed its doors after dinner service last night, and will not re-open. Black Creek was opened at 51 Parsons Avenue by Kent Peters in 2007 and quickly became a popular destination for a neighborhood lacking in traditional […]

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First Phase of Motorists’ Plan Calls for Five-Story Building Overlooking Topiary Park

Brent Warren Brent Warren First Phase of Motorists’ Plan Calls for Five-Story Building Overlooking Topiary Park

Motorists Insurance Group revealed more details of its plan for a one-acre parking lot abutting the Topiary Park Downtown. The latest proposal, which was presented to the Downtown Commission at its meeting on Tuesday, also shed some light on the company’s plans for future phases of the development. The overall plan calls for a total […]

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Breakfast Review: What the Waffle?

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Breakfast Review: What the Waffle?

The What the Waffle story starts at the Columbus Food Hub. The Food Hub isn’t new. According to its website, it was founded in 2013 by Allen Scott, as an offshoot of his United Provision Meat, Seafood & Catering Company. United Provision itself is decades old, with a long history of offering well-priced, painfully fresh […]

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What the Waffle Now Serving Breakfast in Olde Towne East

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega What the Waffle Now Serving Breakfast in Olde Towne East

Old Towne East’s latest breakfast spot is just a month old, but What the Waffle owner Gayle Troy said it already appears to be exactly what the neighborhood wanted. On top of that, it was a good time for Troy to use her business experience in a more fulfilling (read: fun) career. “I love brunch. […]

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