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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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Creative Security Measures Taking Place on South Side

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Creative Security Measures Taking Place on South Side

Columbus businessman Tom Roesch lives, works and employs on the South Side. Roesch previously had a career in real estate, rehabbing and flipping houses in Olde Town East during the 1970s and ’80s. After the recession in 2008, Roesch says he “had to totally reinvent” himself. When he entered the security business, his initial idea […]

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PAMA Spotlight

Anne Evans Anne Evans PAMA Spotlight

PAMA Spotlight, happening at Two Dollar Radio, 1124 Parsons Avenue, on Saturday, May 4th at 3 pm. Hear from Entrepreneurs: -Ismail Alshahal, A & R Creatives, The Crest, Alchemy, and more restaurants -Zari Carmona, JPS Printing -Paul Johnson, Marion Franklin High School -Bill LaFayette, Regionomics (10 minutes, discussing Regionomics plus explaining the positive impact on […]

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Community Grounds: Coffee & Meeting House Opening!

Anne Evans Anne Evans Community Grounds: Coffee & Meeting House Opening!

We’ve arrived! Limited hours and limited menu today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday), 10am-2pm. Then we’ll see you Saturday between 8am-5pm at the Avenue for All Festival! Community Grounds: Coffee & Meeting House 1132-1134 Parsons Ave Columbus, Ohio 43206 Grand opening of the South Side’s newest coffee house and meeting space!

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First Look: Community Grounds on Parsons Avenue

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Community Grounds on Parsons Avenue

It’s been a long road for Community Grounds co-owner Joel Cosme, Jr. Even disregarding his childhood of chronic homelessness — during which he roamed with his mother from shelter to shelter in Seattle, Minneapolis, Florida and everywhere in between — it’s been trial after trial as he and his wife Tara Mullins-Cosme have worked to […]

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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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