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Counter Offensive: Street Art Gains Ground in Old North Columbus

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Counter Offensive: Street Art Gains Ground in Old North Columbus

This spring has seen a renewed interest in the fight against graffiti in Columbus. While these efforts have yet to achieve the official designation of a “war”, citizen’s groups and law enforcement agencies are clearly approaching the Columbus graffiti issue with renewed vigor. More than that, they’re having success. On May 19th 10TV reported on […]

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Hustler Hollywood Store to Open in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hustler Hollywood Store to Open in Clintonville

The building that housed the Tan Pro tanning salon at 2761 North High Street is getting a new tenant according to an article in today’s Dispatch. A Hustler Hollywood retail store from porn mogul Larry Flynt will arriving soon in the neighborhood. The store will sell lingerie, sex toys and… coffee. More discussion about the […]

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Best Restaurant of 2010 – Alana’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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. […]

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Graffiti Burger Coming Soon in Old North Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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 […]

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

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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 […]

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University District Wants Parking Lot Restrictions

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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 […]

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The Arches are up for Old North Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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 […]

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