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Third Way Cafe Debuts New Renovation, Second Location

Susan Post Susan Post Third Way Cafe Debuts New Renovation, Second Location

Third Way Cafe is bringing its motto of pursuing good together to the South Side. The coffee shop, which opened its first location in Westgate at 3058 W. Broad St. in December 2017, has opened its second spot in partnership All People Arts at 1865 Parsons Ave. Located inside the organization’s gallery, art and coffee […]

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New Shops Arrive on Parsons as Closures Hit the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman New Shops Arrive on Parsons as Closures Hit the Short North

Like virtually every other industry, the coronavirus pandemic has affected retail — and lately, this industry has had some bad news. Small Talk in the Short North announced on Thursday, July 29 via social media that it would be closing its second location on East Lincoln Street on Saturday. Meanwhile, THREAD’s second location has also […]

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Village Taco Brings Vegan Eatery Back to Former Home of Hal & Al’s

Susan Post Susan Post Village Taco Brings Vegan Eatery Back to Former Home of Hal & Al’s

Hal & Al’s was slinging vegan bar food before the plant-based diet was eliciting entire menus and restaurants in Columbus. And now, thanks to some serendipitous connections, the space at 1297 Parsons Ave. is a vegan restaurant once again. After a run as Tatohead’s Public House ended, Village Taco moved in at the end of […]

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Parsons Avenue Bakery Nears Opening Date

Susan Post Susan Post Parsons Avenue Bakery Nears Opening Date

South Siders looking for a sweet treat won’t have to wait much longer. J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes plans to make its debut later this month. Founder Juana Williams is aiming for a February 28 soft opening, a grand opening celebration the following weekend, and a block-party style affair once the weather turns warm. […]

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The Pit BBQ Grille Opens Second Location, Announces Third

Susan Post Susan Post The Pit BBQ Grille Opens Second Location, Announces Third

What better way to celebrate opening a second location than by announcing a third? Linden’s The Pit BBQ Grille has not only opened its second digs, but is staking claim on its third restaurant. Restaurant number two opened earlier this month at 1542 Parsons Ave. Owner D’Andre Martin says that just as with Linden, they […]

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Changes Coming to Surface Streets and I-70 Around Downtown

Brent Warren Brent Warren Changes Coming to Surface Streets and I-70 Around Downtown

The next phase of work on the Interstate 70/71 split project is set to start soon. The first change will happen on October 12, when the traffic pattern of I-70 along the southern edge of Downtown will be altered. Both directions of I-70 between Grant Avenue and 18th Street will be diverted to what is […]

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Story Magazine Presents: Hanif Abdurraqib and Alison Balaskovits

Anne Evans Anne Evans Story Magazine Presents: Hanif Abdurraqib and Alison Balaskovits

STORY drops the second (of three) summer reading series with a pair of dynamic writers reading from their wonderful books. Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic. His writing has appeared in Muzzle, Vinyl, PEN American, The FADER, Pitchfork, The New Yorker, and The New York Times, among many others His first full […]

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