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Grant Hospital Continues to Expand Downtown Campus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Grant Hospital Continues to Expand Downtown Campus

Like most hospitals, Grant Medical Center is continuing to grow its campus with continued expansion projects. The latest is the proposed addition of a third floor to the existing main hospital building at the corner of Grant Avenue and State Street. The additional space would accommodate a nursing unit expansion for the facility. Currently, construction is well […]

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AJ’s Café Spicing Up the Downtown Lunch Scene

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson AJ’s Café Spicing Up the Downtown Lunch Scene

Options for Downtown dining are certainly heating up. Or rather, spicing up with the opening of AJ’s Café at 152 East State Street, the former site of C-Town Market & Deli. With a familiar offering of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, AJ’s brings uniqueness in how they’re presented. Ajay Kumar, former proprietor of Taj Mahal Restaurant, […]

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Peanut Shoppe Relocating to Fifth Third Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans Peanut Shoppe Relocating to Fifth Third Center

The Peanut Shoppe has been a Downtown staple for 78 years, and owner Mike and Pat Stone are looking for a new lease on life with a relocation two blocks south into the Fifth Third Center at the corner of State and High Streets. The move is not the first for the shop, which was […]

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Idea Foundry Breaking Ground on New Franklinton Home

Walker Evans Walker Evans Idea Foundry Breaking Ground on New Franklinton Home

After a year of careful planning, the Columbus Idea Foundry (CIF) is officially ready for its next growth spurt. The creative collective of small manufacturers and inventors has outgrown their 25,000 square foot Milo-Grogan home, and is officially making the leap into a 60,000 square foot East Franklinton warehouse. Next Tuesday, January 14th at 11am, […]

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The Wine Bistro Coming Soon to Westerville

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Wine Bistro Coming Soon to Westerville

For Columbus’ ever-growing population of oenophiles, The Wine Bistro is a must-visit, a place where fine wine and fine dining meet in an atmosphere that’s simultaneously elegant and unassuming. Currently, there are three Wine Bistro locations around the city: in Worthington, Upper Arlington (across from the Shops on Lane), and, most recently, in Clintonville, where […]

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Manifesto Adds New Sidewalk Patio

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Manifesto Adds New Sidewalk Patio

Manifesto Tuscan Grato & Scotch Bar opened last year, and quickly became the go-to spot for Downtown’s scotch connoisseurs and Italian food lovers. With a vigorous and elegant air, Manifesto is part of the trend to transform the Downtown from being a restaurant desert to a buoyant location for happy hours and more. To that […]

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Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Last night in his State of the City address, Mayor Coleman announced that the Columbus Idea Foundry would be moving to East Franklinton. Today we can confirm that the specific destination is 421 W. State Street, a building the Franklinton Development Association purchased last summer with the help of a Green Columbus Grant from the […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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