Top 20 Columbus Underground Articles of 2015
Over the course of 2015, Columbus Underground has published over 1,600 articles on topics ranging from art reviews to political candidate interviews to small business features. Our writing staff has been the first to publish breaking news stories about new development projects, the exciting openings of new businesses, and the unfortunate closures of others. At the end of the year, we spend a lot of time reviewing analytical information to help guide our editorial focus for the coming calendar year, and we enjoy sharing some of that feedback with our readers as well, to let you know what tracks as the most popular and well-read stories, editorials, interviews and exclusives.
Below, you’ll find a multi-page list of the Top 20 most well read news articles of 2015. Enjoy – and Happy New Year!
The OSU-affiliated nonprofit Campus Partners revealed a large-scale redevelopment plan early this year for several blocks of off-campus commercial buildings surrounding the intersection of 15th Avenue and High Street. The proposal calls for the demolition of some buildings and rehabilitation of others, although specifics are still pretty vague at this point as to what the future may hold for this area. [Read More]
Entertainment writer Jenna Taylor took a trip through The Chamber Escape Room back in May, getting a hands-on experience with this new live-action survival attraction. She described the Escape Room as less of a scare-based haunted-house style environment and more of an overall creep/psychological experience. [Read More]
In February, Mikey’s Late Night Slice announced that their newest brick-and-mortar location would be a full blown bar and restaurant — a first for the pop-up-and-food-truck-centric business. Located on South Fourth Street, the new restaurant (which opened on Halloween) features an expanded menu that goes beyond pizza, and a nightlife environment that compliments the other nearby bars. [Read More]
Columbus Underground was the first to break the news about Copious/Notes, an ambitious three-story project that includes a restaurant, a live music venue, and a private event space all in one building. The space officially opened to the public in September, and has become a new draw for entertainment-seekers looking to return to the area. [Read More]
Even though the Stone Brewing Company passed Columbus over, the city was excited to learn that BrewDog would be coming to the region (Canal Winchester) instead. The new 100,000 brewery will be the first expansion for the Scotland-based business and will employ approximately 125 people once up and running. [Read More]