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Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish)

Anne Evans Anne Evans Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish)

Join us at the HQ for the April installment of Unicorn Comedy Hour(ish) hosted by the one-and-only Matt Kopache! Features: Walta Yoseph Chris Fenner Evelyn Troutman Headliner: Erik Tait Erik Tait has won awards for both standup comedy and magic throughout North America. He graduated with honors from the prestigious Humber College Comedy Writing and […]

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70-Acres of Land For Sale on South Side of Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 70-Acres of Land For Sale on South Side of Columbus

A new chapter is about to begin for a 70+ acre industrial site located at 2211 Parsons Ave. on the city’s South Side. The land was formerly home to metalworking factory Columbus Castings, which closed its doors in 2016 following a bankruptcy filling. Today, commercial real estate group CBRE has announced that they are working […]

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A Community Conversation on Neighborhood Safety

  A Community Conversation on Neighborhood Safety

A panel discussion with community members from the south side of Columbus to discuss how we can work together to improve neighborhood safety.

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Fast Forward: Olde Towne East & Franklin Park

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: Olde Towne East & Franklin Park

The renaissance of the Olde Towne East neighborhood on the Near East Side of Columbus began decades ago, but is certainly far from finished. This geographically large area is primarily a residential neighborhood, known for its 100-plus year old housing stock, but with a lot of room for new buildings on empty lots sprinkled throughout. […]

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Fast Forward: The Parsons Avenue Corridor

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: The Parsons Avenue Corridor

The Parsons Avenue corridor on the South Side of Columbus has long been predicted as the future site of growth and redevelopment. Recent years have seen the beginning of that trend taking shape with plenty of potential yet to come due to the area’s current abundance of underutilized parcels of land and properties. When looking […]

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Black Creek Bistro Closes

Walker Evans Walker Evans Black Creek Bistro Closes

After 10 years in business, Black Creek Bistro has served its last meal. The Olde Towne East restaurant closed its doors after dinner service last night, and will not re-open. Black Creek was opened at 51 Parsons Avenue by Kent Peters in 2007 and quickly became a popular destination for a neighborhood lacking in traditional […]

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Former Parsons Drive-Through Will Soon Serve up Fresh Produce Instead of Beer

Brent Warren Brent Warren Former Parsons Drive-Through Will Soon Serve up Fresh Produce Instead of Beer

Work is scheduled to start soon on the conversion of a former beer and wine drive-through on Parsons Avenue into the new location for the Church for All People’s Fresh Market. The Parsons Avenue Redevelopment Corporation (PARC) purchased the building at 945 Parsons earlier this year, and plans to spend up to $30,000 on its […]

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