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Local Bakery Opening Store Front on Parsons Avenue

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Bakery Opening Store Front on Parsons Avenue

A local bakery has landed on the South Side for their first brick and mortar. J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes, started in 2016 in the home of founder Juana Williams, will open at 1540 Parsons Ave. later this year.  J’s will share a building with The Pit BBQ Grille’s second location, which was announced […]

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Construction Roundup: East Side, South Side & Grandview

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: East Side, South Side & Grandview

While it may seem like most of High Street is under construction through Downtown and the Short North, there’s quite a bit of new development occurring throughout traditionally quieter areas throughout the central city. This update includes a new look at projects throughout Olde Towne East, The King-Lincoln District, The Brewery District, Parsons Avenue Corridor, […]

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The Pit BBQ Grille to Open Second Location this Spring

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Pit BBQ Grille to Open Second Location this Spring

Columbus is doubling up on locations of The Pit BBQ Grille, the second one coming to Parsons Avenue — and with a full bar — this spring.  The Pit first opened up at 3545 Cleveland Ave. in 2016, following that up with the debut of their food truck a year later. This second location is […]

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The Spotlight Featuring South High Students & Poet Scott Woods

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Spotlight Featuring South High Students & Poet Scott Woods

How can you support your neighborhood schools in 2019? Join Southside STAY at Two Dollar Radio HQ for a special evening featuring author and poet Scott Woods and students from South High School sharing their inspiring work. A percentage of food and drink sales that evening will be donated to Southside STAY to support South […]

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Restaurant Review: Comune

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Comune

Unlike “commune” or “community,” new restaurant Comune has only one “m.” It’s the same sort of theme, but spellcheck loves it less. Regardless, the idea of sharing is central to the establishment: it’s mentioned no less than eight times in the restaurant’s online mission statement. That’s good news for people who actually like to share […]

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The Space Brings Yoga to East Public

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire The Space Brings Yoga to East Public

After months of preparation and patience, Josie Schweitzer has opened her yoga studio The Space in a beautiful, modern building located at the rear 687 Parsons Ave. The Space has clean lines and white walls. There are generously-sized windows letting in natural light and a garage door that can be opened on good weather days. […]

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Long-Stalled Project in Olde Towne East Now Under Construction

Brent Warren Brent Warren Long-Stalled Project in Olde Towne East Now Under Construction

Preliminary construction work has begun at 122 Parsons Ave., a vacant lot in Olde Towne East that has seen numerous development proposals over the years. The latest concept calls for a four-story building that will hold 78 apartments, a first-floor parking garage, and about 1,900 square feet of retail space. The project, which was first […]

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