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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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Shrimp Lips Food Truck Set to Open Brick and Mortar this Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Shrimp Lips Food Truck Set to Open Brick and Mortar this Month

Shrimp Lips is approaching the opening of their first brick and mortar, set to open by the end of October. Run by Johnny and Doe Carter, Shrimp Lips is a food truck offering fish, shrimp, crab, and chicken, as well as a variety of cajun-spiced meats and sides, including potatoes, sausage, egg, and corn. The […]

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New Office Building Planned for Vacant Lot on Parsons Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Office Building Planned for Vacant Lot on Parsons Avenue

A new building planned for a vacant lot on Parsons Avenue will bring about 2,000 square feet of office space to a part of the corridor that has not seen much investment in recent years. Located at 1636-42 Parsons Ave., the building will sit about half a mile north of the John Maloney Health Center […]

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More Changes Coming to Parsons Avenue

Brent Warren Brent Warren More Changes Coming to Parsons Avenue

Work will continue through the fall on the latest round of streetscape improvements for Parsons Avenue. The scope of the project runs from Livingston Avenue to Hosack Street, and includes a resurfacing of the street and reconfigured travel lanes. “The Department of Public Service believes that this project will improve the traffic flow in this […]

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GCAC’s Three Public Forums to Discuss Proposed Ticket Fee with the Community

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill GCAC’s Three Public Forums to Discuss Proposed Ticket Fee with the Community

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) is hosting three public forums to provide the Columbus community an opportunity to learn more about the ticket fee to fund Columbus arts and culture organizations and events, artists and entertainment venues such as Nationwide Arena. The Arts Council will discuss why and how the ticket fee was […]

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