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Best Restaurant of 2010 – Alana’s

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On a website like Columbus Underground where food is one of the most widely discussed daily topics, the category of “Best Restaurant of the Year” really means a lot. And for the third year in a row, Alana’s Food & Wine, located at 2333 North High Street, has won this designation by a healthy margin. […]


Graffiti Burger Coming Soon in Old North Columbus

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According to a new blog post made on their website (thanks to Tolemac5050 for spotting it), growing local hamburger chain Graffiti Burger will soon be opening at 2700 N. High Street, the site of the former KFC located just north of Hudson. No opening date has been announced as of yet. This will be their […]


Oldfield’s on High Relaunches as KOBO on July 4th

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In just a few weeks, the venue formerly known as Oldfield’s on High will be reborn as KOBO. New owners Jacob Wooten and Nick Wolak are keeping the focus on local live music, but making some improvements to the interior aesthetics that both musicians and music fans will enjoy. We recently caught up with Jacob […]


University District Wants Parking Lot Restrictions

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An article in today’s Dispatch showcases the concern that some University District residents have with the growing size of apartment complex parking lots in the area around Oakland Avenue. Residents who have lived in the area for years are complaining that with more students driving, more apartment complexes are expanding their parking lots and contributing […]


The Arches are up for Old North Columbus

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There you have it. There is a downside though, some old fuddy duddy is whining that there’s no “e” on the end of “old” in this Dispatch article: “Olde was the spelling in the 1850s,” said preservation society member Seth Golding. “It’s more quaint — not just ‘old.’ “ This neighborhood ain’t quaint and residents […]


$15.8M High Street Revitalization Project

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nbc4i.com wrote Mayor Kicks Off $15.8M Revitalization Project Thursday, May 29, 2008 By Donna Willis Mayor Mike Coleman and neighborhood leaders kicked off a $15.8 million project Thursday, NBC 4’s Matt Alvarez reported. The High Street Revitalization Project, between Lane and Arcadia avenues, will include new storm sewers, water lines, sidewalks, traffic signals and decorative […]


More arches could be coming back to Columbus

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The Lantern wrote Unidentity gives face to University District Cara Shirley Issue date: 2/19/08 Block O banners suspended from lamp posts and archways curving over streets might adorn the University District by 2009. This is part of a new plan developed by a group of Ohio State students. They call it the “Unidentity Project,” an […]


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