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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.

South Side Bakery Opening Second Location this Summer

Susan Post Susan Post South Side Bakery Opening Second Location this Summer

Opening literally days before the world turned upside down, J’s Sweet Treats and Wedding Cakes, 1540 Parsons Ave., is coming out of the pandemic not only surviving, but thriving. This summer, the South Side bakery will head north, opening its second location inside Polaris Fashion Place, 1500 Polaris Pkwy. J’s Sweet Treats will occupy the […]

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Development Roundup: Jackie O’s Patio, Long Street Apartments and More

Brent Warren Brent Warren Development Roundup: Jackie O’s Patio, Long Street Apartments and More

The latest installment of our ongoing Development Roundup series features news from Downtown, the Near East Side, Southern Orchards and more. Read on for an assortment of project updates, new proposals and other nuggets from the world of Columbus development: Jackie O’s has the green light to move forward with its ambitious patio plans. The Downtown Commission […]

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Third Way Cafe Debuts New Renovation, Second Location

Susan Post Susan Post Third Way Cafe Debuts New Renovation, Second Location

Third Way Cafe is bringing its motto of pursuing good together to the South Side. The coffee shop, which opened its first location in Westgate at 3058 W. Broad St. in December 2017, has opened its second spot in partnership All People Arts at 1865 Parsons Ave. Located inside the organization’s gallery, art and coffee […]

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Six-Story Addition Proposed for Brewery District Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren Six-Story Addition Proposed for Brewery District Building

A new proposal from Schiff Capital Group would bring 55 new apartments to the South High Street corridor in the Brewery District. The new units would be located in a six-story addition, to be built behind the two-story, brick building at 514-518 S. High St. A small portion of the existing building – which held […]

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Whittier Street Proposal Moving on to Council

Brent Warren Brent Warren Whittier Street Proposal Moving on to Council

The Pizzuti Companies’ proposal to redevelop the former Whittier Street Giant Eagle will be heading to City Council after receiving a vote of approval from the Development Commission last night. The 3-2 vote from the commission came a month after the same board voted to table the project, and after many months of contentious neighborhood […]

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Stand-Alone Giant Eagle Pharmacy Planned for South Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Stand-Alone Giant Eagle Pharmacy Planned for South Side

Giant Eagle will be bringing a stand-alone pharmacy to the former Buckeye Food Market building at 1380 S. Fourth St. The company said in a statement that the new store would open “in the coming months,” and that until that time customers could continue to pick up and drop off prescriptions at 280 E. Whittier […]

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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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