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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.

Pizzuti Presents New Design for Whittier Street Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Pizzuti Presents New Design for Whittier Street Site

A revised development proposal for the former Giant Eagle site at 280 E. Whittier St. was presented to the neighborhood over the weekend. The new plan calls for a smaller building, with fewer residential units (279, down from 330), a shorter profile, and a design that pulls back from the street in more places. On […]

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Shop Talk: Salvaged Wood Finds New Life with Urbn Timber

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Salvaged Wood Finds New Life with Urbn Timber

Urbn Timber was started in a warehouse on the South Side of Columbus in 2016 by three friends. Tyler Sirak, Tyler Hillyard and Treg Sherman combined their furniture making and entrepreneurial skills to launch an eco-friendly woodshop that sources salvaged wood for its creations. After two years, they outgrew their space and moved a few […]

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Bites & Sips: Oktoberfest in a Box, Beer Releases, Reopenings & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Oktoberfest in a Box, Beer Releases, Reopenings & More

Grab a snack (or a drink). It’s the biggest Bites & Sips ever! Despite the pandemic, there is plenty to eat and drink around Central Ohio. From celebrating Oktoberfest to getting your very own White Castle boombox case, read on for the rundown. Schmidt’s Oktoberfest in a Box – Plus a Very Special Cream Puff Flavor […]

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Plan for Giant Eagle Site Shared With Neighborhood

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan for Giant Eagle Site Shared With Neighborhood

Representatives of the Pizzuti Companies presented the latest plans last night for a new development to replace the Giant Eagle store and parking lot at 280 E. Whittier St. The presentation was made over Zoom to the Schumacher Place Civic Association. Architect Michael Suriano, of NBBJ, laid out the general outline of the proposal and […]

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Our Garden Brings Together South Side Community

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Our Garden Brings Together South Side Community

With a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 associated with staying indoors, more folks are looking for ways to spend more time outside. And for a South Side community garden, this means more programming to bring the community together, outdoors. Our Garden (The O.G. for short) has been run by Marjorie Chapman, a retired yoga instructor […]

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Shop Talk: Swoon Rugs Offers Vintage and Sustainable Rugs and Home Decor

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Swoon Rugs Offers Vintage and Sustainable Rugs and Home Decor

Swoon Rugs, located at 51 Kingston Ave. on the South Side, has been offering vintage and sustainable rugs in Columbus since early 2019. Originally launched in 2016 in Kentucky in the home of owner Tabi Mund, Swoon Rugs moved to Columbus when Mund relocated to the area for her husband’s job. Mund studied interior design […]

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Development Proposed for Giant Eagle Site on Whittier Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Proposed for Giant Eagle Site on Whittier Street

The Pizzuti Companies has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Columbus to redevelop the Giant Eagle store at 280 E. Whittier St. The local developer bought the 2.3-acre site in 2017 and spoke to neighboring residents about plans for the parcel earlier this year, telling them that Giant Eagle would remain at the […]

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