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Olde Towne East

Located just east of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood was once known as the “Silk Stocking District” in reference to the expensive clothing worn by its wealthy inhabitants. After World War II, however, its rich residents were gone, having died or relocated to distant suburbs. The interstate highway system introduced in the 1950s also contributed to the area’s decline. OTE began to transition in the 1990s and continues to draw new residents.

Yelo Aple to Open Second Location

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Yelo Aple to Open Second Location

Update 2/10/2020: This article has been updated with a new opening date for Yelo Aple in Olde Towne East. Botanical boutique Yelo Aple will open a second location in Olde Towne East at 76 Parsons Ave. starting Friday, Feb. 14. With its first location in the Short North at 15 W. Fifth Ave, the Parsons […]

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Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-Use Development Proposed for Olde Towne East

A proposal to build a mixed-use development at the northeast corner of 18th and Oak streets in Olde Towne East is beginning to work its way through the approval process. The plan, from Metropolitan Holdings, calls for a five-story building containing 117 apartments over about 4,600 square feet of ground-floor retail. A total of 278 […]

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Vegan Restaurant Opens in Former Angry Baker Spot

Susan Post Susan Post Vegan Restaurant Opens in Former Angry Baker Spot

Breakfast and lunch focused eatery Lifestyle Café celebrates its grand opening today, Saturday, January 18. Located at 891 Oak St. in Olde Towne East, the restaurant is bringing vegan fare back to the former home of The Angry Baker. Chef Shanna Dean is at the helm of the restaurant created by a group of Near-East side […]

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Xmas Party Haircut-A-Thon

Anne Evans Anne Evans Xmas Party Haircut-A-Thon

Sixth Annual Haircut-A-Thon and Holiday Party Come get cut from 10am-Midnite, walk-ins and appointments. Bring fullsize personal hygiene items to donate to Gladden House Community Resource Center. The more you bring, the more chances you get to win great prizes from our friends in local business! ltems like: shampoo toothpaste/toothbrushes tampons/pads deodorant condoms body wash […]

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Yardley Apartments Grand Opening

  Yardley Apartments Grand Opening

Join us for our Grand Opening of Yardley Apartments in Olde Towne East. Brand New community featuring studios, one, two, and three bedroom apartments. Enjoy some light appetizers & drinks, while you mingle. We will be providing guided tours of the community and giving away up to $2000 in prizes.

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Addella’s Bringing Neighborhood Restaurant to Franklin Park

Susan Post Susan Post Addella’s Bringing Neighborhood Restaurant to Franklin Park

Soon Franklin Park residents will have their very own neighborhood restaurant. A husband-and-wife team of industry veterans will open Addella’s at 1485 Oak St. early next year. A mash-up of their daughters’ names, Karrio Ballard, former co-owner of Barrel oh High, and Victoria Hink, former owner of the Angry Baker, are behind the new concept. […]

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Wine & Psychic Night

  Wine & Psychic Night

Join us on Tuesday, November 19th from 6-9pm for our monthly Wine & Psychic Night! Find out what your future holds and try a glass of specialty wine from Camelot Cellars! Click on the ticketing link to reserve your spot! We have a roster of talented and entertaining psychics using various divination tools including palmistry, […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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