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Centered on the main stretch of High Street north of downtown Columbus and extending just south of The Ohio State University’s campus, the Short North experienced street-level crime and gang violence as affluent Columbus residents followed the economic bubble into the suburbs during the 1960s and ’70s. Its rebirth began when art galleries began to open there in the ’80s. Most of its buildings date back to at least the early 20th century, with traditional storefronts along High and apartment buildings, row houses and condominium developments in the surrounding blocks.

Columbus Immersive Theater Brings Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ to Riveting Life

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Columbus Immersive Theater Brings Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ to Riveting Life

In 1974, Stephen King’s best-selling debut novel Carrie set the tone for his character-driven, gut-wrenching horror and cemented itself as a pop culture phenomenon with the Brian De Palma film adaptation two years later. When I read Carrie as an adolescent, over a decade later, it kept every ounce of its ability to shock and, […]

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Restaurant Review: Boxwood Biscuit Co.

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Boxwood Biscuit Co.

Back in 2016, restaurant publications started predicting a Big Biscuit Trend in the U.S. That is, biscuit concept joints were going to be all the rage. Biscuits on every menu! Sadly, that trend never really manifested in these parts. There were a few joints with breakfast biscuit sandwiches, but that’s about it.   Five years later, as […]

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Black-Owned Boutique Fashionista Therapy Opens In the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Black-Owned Boutique Fashionista Therapy Opens In the Short North

Rischia Phinisee is excited to be bringing more diversity to the Short North. The former model and Marion, Ohio native first moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University and has lived here since 2005. Phinisee has models for brands like Rue 21 and Macy’s, not to mention years of working in retail. She […]

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12+ New And Soon To Open Restaurants in Central Ohio

Susan Post Susan Post 12+ New And Soon To Open Restaurants in Central Ohio

As the pandemic continues to wane, a whole new world of dining is emerging! Let’s catch up on what has opened, what’s opening soon and a few future projects to keep your eyes on in the Columbus dining (and bar!) scene. Here’s over 12 new restaurants to try: The Open ‘Plas Food & Drinkplasfoodanddrink.com Taking […]

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Photos: Doo Dah Parade 2021

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Doo Dah Parade 2021

Editor’s Note: Columbus got to celebrate its weird as the DooDah Parade returned to the streets of Short North in 2021. Take a peek at some of the fun, festive outrageousness from the July 4 parade. For more information, visit doodahparade.com. All photos by Matt Ellis Matt Ellis is a freelance photographer who covers bands […]

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City to Install ‘Makers Monument’ in Short North Arts District

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City to Install ‘Makers Monument’ in Short North Arts District

A 20 foot tall crystalline sculpture inspired by Columbus makers is coming to the Short North this week. Located at West Hubbard Avenue and High Street, the new sculpture installation by Ohio-born artist Mark Reigelman titled “The Makers Monument,” is decorated with the shapes of items that have been made in Columbus throughout its history. […]

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Retail Roundup: Relocations, Closings and New Shops on the Horizon

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Retail Roundup: Relocations, Closings and New Shops on the Horizon

In a tough year and a half for many industries, including retail, it’s not all bad news for Columbus shops and boutiques. Local favorites are relocating, and a few shops that are “closing” would more accurately be described as downsizing. Plus, a flea and summer market frequenter arrives soon to Clintonville. Check out the latest […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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