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The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cleve Ricksecker

With the threat of protests and the coronavirus raging, what’s going to happen to Downtown Columbus? On the occasion of his recent retirement, we spoke with the former executive director of the two Downtown special improvement districts, Cleve Ricksecker, about the state of Downtown, why he retired, and why Columbus needs a screamer. Shownotes for […]

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Short North Alliance Announces Summer Spray Art Project

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Short North Alliance Announces Summer Spray Art Project

The Short North Alliance announced it is seeking up to 10 Central Ohio artists to design and install part of a 2,000 square foot mural wall to be located on Goodale Street in the Short North Arts District. Applications are due by Monday, May 4. Installation of the Summer Spray Wall is set to begin […]

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Gallery Hop Will Go Virtual in April

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Gallery Hop Will Go Virtual in April

April’s Gallery Hop will be the first to be held virtually via Instagram during the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday, April 4 at 4 p.m., viewers can tune in to the Short North Arts District’s Instagram page to check out Short North Arts District galleries, local retailers and Gallery Hop’s favorite performers. Viewers will get to […]

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TownHall Almost Ready to Open, More Details Announced on Rooftop Concept at 800 N. High

Susan Post Susan Post TownHall Almost Ready to Open, More Details Announced on Rooftop Concept at 800 N. High

An opening date is nearing for the debut of TownHall in the Short North. Cleveland restaurateur Bobby George says Monday, March 9 is the big day – but only if everything is right. George has no qualms about holding out on the opening date to ensure the best experience possible for when the 7,000 square […]

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First Look: Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory Short North

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory Short North

Cookie dough?! Mango?! Tequila Almond?! Prepare for analysis paralysis as Dulce Vida Ice Cream Factory opens its doors today, Friday, February 21. Inside 1127 N. High St. in the Short North, 52 flavors of ice cream and nearly 60 flavors of paletas await. There’s more. Sporting the same menu as its other two locations, Dulce […]

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Pinot’s Palette Brings Paint & Sip to Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Pinot’s Palette Brings Paint & Sip to Short North

Grab your brushes and wine. Paint-and-sip Pinot’s Palette makes its public debut in the Short North on Thursday, February 6. The studio is taking over the former home of Fabian’s at 691 N. High St. Pinot’s Palette will offer both classes where participants will paint a pre-selected work, as well as open studio time for […]

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3 Restaurant Closures for Short North & Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post 3 Restaurant Closures for Short North & Downtown

A new year, a new round of closures for the Columbus dining scene. Two Short North spots and one Downtown eatery have recently closed their doors. Laughlin’s Bakery After just over five years, Laughlin’s Bakery at 15 E. Second Ave. in the Short North has ended its run. Posts on social media and the company’s […]

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