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The city of Upper Arlington was incorporated in 1918 and has grown into a primarily residential community. A plan developed by prominent landscape architect William Pitkin Jr. called for curving streets that followed the land instead of the grid-like patterns used in Columbus. Its population grew considerably following World War II when many returning servicemen made the suburbs of Columbus their home.

Columbus Makes Art Presents Sonja Sheriff on Accentuating a Face with Jewelry Design

Jodi Osborne Jodi Osborne Columbus Makes Art Presents Sonja Sheriff on Accentuating a Face with Jewelry Design

With more than 35 years of experience, jewelry artist Sonja Sheriff brings classic designs to Upper Arlington. Sonja will join over 100 other artists to exhibit her work in this year’s Labor Day Arts Festival, Monday, Sept. 6. Jodi: How many years have you been designing jewelry? What have you learned over those years? Sonja: I […]

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Upper Arlington’s Asian Community Responds to Lt. Gov. Husted’s use of ‘Wuhan Virus’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Upper Arlington’s Asian Community Responds to Lt. Gov. Husted’s use of ‘Wuhan Virus’

Individuals and families of Upper Arlington’s Asian Community have signed a letter to Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted in response to tweet last week in which the Lt. Governor, who is an Upper Arlington resident, shared an unfounded claim regarding the origins of COVID-19. The tweet links to an Axios article on a claim made by […]

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UA Residents to Decide: Community Center or Nine-Story Mixed-Use Building?

Brent Warren Brent Warren UA Residents to Decide: Community Center or Nine-Story Mixed-Use Building?

The Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning will weigh in on the latest redevelopment plan for the former Macy’s store at the Kingsdale Shopping Center later this month. A special election scheduled for May 4 will then give residents of the suburb a chance to choose among two options for a portion of the site […]

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Zen Yoga Finds Success Online and Moves to New Location

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Zen Yoga Finds Success Online and Moves to New Location

“I am extremely thankful for our amazing yoga community,” says Ellen Reidy, owner of Zen Yoga, at 2158 Tremont Center in Arlington. “Online and in-person, everyone has been so grateful that we’ve been relentlessly committed to keeping quality classes going during these trying times, and now we can show the community more love then ever!” […]

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The New Suburban Infill Proposals: How They Compare, and the One Thing They’re All Missing

Brent Warren Brent Warren The New Suburban Infill Proposals: How They Compare, and the One Thing They’re All Missing

The last month has seen four significant mixed-use developments proposed in Columbus suburbs. Two of them will be adding new uses to what used to be single-use shopping centers (the Kingsdale Shopping Center in Upper Arlington and the Shops at Worthington Place), while the other two are calling for new, walkable neighborhoods on sites that […]

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Plan Revealed for Kingsdale Redevelopment

Brent Warren Brent Warren Plan Revealed for Kingsdale Redevelopment

A redevelopment plan for the Kingsdale Shopping Center was submitted to the City of Upper Arlington, calling for a six-story senior housing facility, a seven-story apartment building and a nine-story mixed-use building featuring residential and office space. Earlier this month, the suburb announced that Continental Real Estate Companies was in contract to buy the six-acre […]

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Developer Announced for Kingsdale Macy’s Site

Brent Warren Brent Warren Developer Announced for Kingsdale Macy’s Site

The City of Upper Arlington announced today that a developer has been chosen to redevelop the former Macy’s store – and surrounding parking lot – at the Kingsdale Shopping Center. The six-acre parcel, which was bought by The Kroger Company for $10.5 million in 2015, is now in contract and will transfer to the Continental […]

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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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