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Fast Forward: The University District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The University District

The University District is a Columbus neighborhood that is in a constant stage of change. Some people may believe that the latest transformations currently under way in the area are something out of the ordinary, but all it takes is a quick viewing of the WOSU Neighborhoods documentary that aired in 2011 to learn that […]

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Dada Empanada Opens University District Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Dada Empanada Opens University District Restaurant

Tucked away on the corner of Summit and Chittenden, right in between Phamous Philly’s and the soon-to-open Rooks Tavern, the colorful storefront of Dada Empanada has opened to cater to your cravings for Latin-American cuisine. New Albany resident Elier Rodriguez, owner of Dada Empanada, moved back to Columbus from New York City to pursue his […]

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Rooks Tavern to Bring Modern Barbecue to University District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Rooks Tavern to Bring Modern Barbecue to University District

The University District will soon be welcoming a bustling new barbecue sit-down — just not the kind you’d expect. Rooks Tavern, a rustic restaurant soon to be located near the corner of Chittenden and Summit, is set to open by Spring of 2016. The diverse menu will focus on an innovative mix of international barbecue, meant […]

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Density and Parking Revisted in Draft University District Plan

Brent Warren Brent Warren Density and Parking Revisted in Draft University District Plan

Since kicking off the University District planning process in September, the city’s Planning Division has been compiling input and drafting a land use plan to bring back to the neighborhood for further review. About sixty people attended a meeting on February 11th in which those recommendations were presented. The proposals include new guidelines for density […]

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Cameron Mitchell to Open New Restaurant at The Lane

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Cameron Mitchell to Open New Restaurant at The Lane

Cameron Mitchell opened his first restaurant twenty years ago. Since then, he has opened dozens more, and still operates eighteen restaurants in-state, including Cap City Diner & Bar, Cameron’s American Bistro, and most recently, The Pearl, which opened earlier this year in the Short North. To commemorate such longevity, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, will open their […]

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