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Victorian Village

Located north and west of downtown Columbus, the neighborhood is comprised of numerous elaborate Victorian-style homes that were mostly built in the early 1900s. Once automobiles became popular, many of its residents relocated to nearby suburbs. The neighborhood’s revitalization began in the last half of the 20th century when homes in the area could be purchased in the $80,000 range.

Work Could Start This Summer on IBEW Development

Brent Warren Brent Warren Work Could Start This Summer on IBEW Development

Kaufman Development received approval this week from the Victorian Village Commission to redevelop the former International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers site at 23 W. Second Ave. If that sounds familiar, it’s because this is not the first time a plan for the site has been approved by the commission. Kaufman purchased the land in 2016 and returned […]

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Pelino’s Pasta Plans Summer Opening for First Restaurant

Susan Post Susan Post Pelino’s Pasta Plans Summer Opening for First Restaurant

While the pandemic has found some businesses embracing the pop-up, for Pelino’s Pasta it has meant making things permanent. Husband and wife team Vinny and Christina Pelino will take their traveling, pop-up concept Pelino’s Pasta and make things stationary with their first brick-and-mortar restaurant at 245 King Ave. It will occupy the former home of […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2020

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Parks of 2020

While 2020 was mostly a year of social distancing and sheltering in place, it didn’t stop anyone from safely visiting outdoor greenspaces like city parks, metro parks and hiking trails. So one positive thing that we got to survey our readers and editors about was the annual list of best parks in Columbus and Central […]

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A Monolith Appears in Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans A Monolith Appears in Columbus

It’s not shiny, and it’s not exactly mysterious, but Columbus now has a Monolith. Appearing over a wet and cold evening, the monolith is located along West Goodale Street and Neil Avenue. Decked out in an OSU theme, the Columbus Monolith is about ten feet high. It’s placed on the south side of the former […]

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New Wedding & Event Venue Opening in Victorian Village Early Next Year

Susan Post Susan Post New Wedding & Event Venue Opening in Victorian Village Early Next Year

From church to event venue. The former Orthodox church at 618 Neil Ave. will be transformed into The Sanctuary on Neil come early 2021. The 130-year old church sits at the northeast corner of Neil Avenue and Goodale Street, a prominent presence at the gateway to Victorian Village. A multimillion-dollar renovation will give the 18,000 […]

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Kaufman Gets Initial Approval After More Commission Drama

Brent Warren Brent Warren Kaufman Gets Initial Approval After More Commission Drama

The ongoing saga of the redevelopment of the former International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers site took another turn yesterday afternoon during a contentious meeting of the Victorian Village Commission. The commission voted three-to-one to approve the height, footprint and massing (or general shape) of the latest design for the project, which is located at 23 […]

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Bites & Sips: New Menus, New Beers, Bakery on the Move & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: New Menus, New Beers, Bakery on the Move & More

The Central Ohio dining scene is picking up once again, with an abundance of announcements, from new beers and new menus, to eateries on the move. Get the scoop on more reopenings, a new brunch and much more in the latest Bites & Sips. The Sycamore Finds a Buyer The Sycamore in German Village, 262 […]

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