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A collection of neighborhoods south of downtown Columbus, the South Side is bounded by Interstate 70 on the north and east, Frebis Avenue on the south, and Parsons Avenue on the west.

Factory Turned Small Business Hub: The Fort on South High

Susan Post Susan Post Factory Turned Small Business Hub: The Fort on South High

The Fort is an apt name for the collection of industrial buildings at 2000 – 2050 S. High St. Tracing their origins back to the late 1800s to early 1900s, what started as the Seagraves Fire Truck Factory is now a growing ecosystem of local businesses. Fortner Upholstering led the way, purchasing the complex for […]

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Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposal for Schumacher Place Mixes Modern, Historic

A plan to build a three-story apartment building next to a 100-year-old commercial building on the South Side has been slowly making its way through the approval process. The new, modern building would replace a 1950s-era concrete block addition and sit just to the east of the existing, one-story brick building at 364 E. Whittier […]

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Artist Couple Returns to Columbus to Open Shared Printed Arts Studio

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Artist Couple Returns to Columbus to Open Shared Printed Arts Studio

Columbus artists Elisa and Shawn Smith are co-founders of the Columbus Printed Arts Center, an organization and studio dedicated to providing affordable photography and printmaking equipment, and a community space to artists. The couple has worked in various arts spaces, and has previously taught fine arts at the college level; the center is the result […]

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South Side’s Tatoheads Announces Summer Closure

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega South Side’s Tatoheads Announces Summer Closure

South Side bar and restaurant Tatoheads Public House narrowly escaped an early closure this month, but the bar will close by the end of June 2019, says owner Dan McCarthy.  “I was supposed to hand the keys over yesterday,” says McCarthy, “but an angel investor came through at the last minute.” The investor, who McCarthy […]

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First Look: Parsons North Brewing Co. Opening Soon

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Look: Parsons North Brewing Co. Opening Soon

Get ready, South Side. It’s about time for Parsons North Brewing Company to open its doors. Initially serving up guest brews on its 24 taps, the brewery and bar will soft open next week, with a grand opening planned for the end of January 2019. “I’ve been working here a lot over the last three […]

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Council President Pro Tem Stinziano’s November Community Hours

Anne Evans Anne Evans Council President Pro Tem Stinziano’s November Community Hours

Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano will hold Community Hours in November across the City to listen to the issues and concerns of Columbus residents. “Significant issues confront our diverse City every day. I want to hear, firsthand, from my constituents about what concerns them as we work together to make our neighborhoods the best […]

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Narcotics Anonymous: Community Presentation and general meeting info

  Narcotics Anonymous: Community Presentation and general meeting info

This presentation is for the community: friends, family & loved ones of addicts, first responders, teachers, counselors, medical professionals, etc. Come for all or part of the morning. We’ll have NA literature available for anyone who wants it. We focus on recovery from the disease of addiction, not from a specific substance. It costs nothing […]

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