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Map your alternative transportation Columbus

Map your alternative transportation Columbus

October 24, 2014

Columbus is different for everyone, and Transit Columbus wants to know what yours is. A contest beginning Nov. 1 is calling for entries to create maps of the city with their alternative transportation. The competition is trying to create a map … Continued

Columbus provides blue print for how to develop Mellon Arena site

Columbus provides blue print for how to develop Mellon Arena site

October 22, 2014

About $1 billion in development around an arena primarily for hockey transformed a dreary section of downtown Columbus that used to be an industrial area and home to a rundown prison. “People didn’t come downtown very often, and they certainly didn’t live here. Things are di!erent now. … Continued

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HighBallers Get Your Costumes!

HighBallers Get Your Costumes!

October 21, 2014

HighBallers, the 2014 Costume Couture Fashion Show is just days away! This fashion-forward festival of fierceness is the crown jewel of HighBall. Eight teams of designers compete for the prize with three ready-to-wear looks and one over-the-top fantasy costume that requires … Continued

The Walrus (coming to you) Coo Coo Cachoo

The Walrus (coming to you) Coo Coo Cachoo

October 20, 2014

Opening this fall in the Red Brick District on the corner of 4th & Main, The Walrus offers a full menu of delicious food and craft brews along with a fresh, lively atmosphere in which to relax with friends, family … Continued

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$1 Million Plus Raised at the Columbus Marathon

$1 Million Plus Raised at the Columbus Marathon

October 20, 2014

They all came up winners at the marathon: the runners (including half-marathoners), countless spectators, and most of all Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The 35th Columbus Marathon, officially the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon, raised more than a million dollars for the … Continued

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Columbus Benefits from the Economic Recovery

Columbus Benefits from the Economic Recovery

October 15, 2014

Forbes has called the economic recovery of the US a “meager” one. As a country, the upswing has been a crawl, but an analysis has said there are cities that have enjoyed a speedier recovery. No. 4 on that list: Columbus. … Continued

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Columbus provides blue print for how to develop Mellon Arena site

Columbus provides blue print for how to develop Mellon Arena site

October 22, 2014

About $1 billion in development around an arena primarily for hockey transformed a dreary section of downtown Columbus that used to be an industrial area and home to a rundown prison. “People didn’t come downtown very often, and they certainly didn’t live here. Things are di!erent now. … Continued

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Brian Ellis: A Sporting Chance at Development

Brian Ellis: A Sporting Chance at Development

October 9, 2013

Nationwide Realty Investors formed on Jan. 1, 1997, to facilitate the building of Nationwide Arena and bring a professional hockey team to Columbus. “We wanted to seize that opportunity, but in addition to that, we also wanted to have the … Continued

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Arena District Welcomes Newest Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop

Arena District Welcomes Newest Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop

August 6, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 11, 2013 – Columbus-based Nationwide Realty Investors announced today the opening of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich Shop at 175 W. Nationwide Blvd. across from Nationwide Arena in the Arena District. “We are thrilled to have Jimmy John’s … Continued

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STUDIO MOVIE GRILL TO OPEN IN THE ARENA DISTRICT

STUDIO MOVIE GRILL TO OPEN IN THE ARENA DISTRICT

May 24, 2013

New Downtown Columbus theatre to boast impressive menu, multiple stories and top-of-the-line sound and projection systems. The Arena District is excited to announce that Studio Movie Grill will be coming to Downtown Columbus. Studio Movie Grill, based in Dallas, Texas, … Continued

First Look: Arena District’s Flats II Apartments

First Look: Arena District’s Flats II Apartments

May 14, 2013

After breaking ground last September, Nationwide Realty Investors Ltd. has begun marketing the new five-story Flats II complex in the Arena District. Columbus Business First reported that a 610-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment will run $995 while a 1,290-square-foot, two-bedroom unit will cost $1,995 a … Continued

Welcome Nationwide Employees!

December 11, 2012

The Columbus Dispatch: “Calling it one of the final and most-important pieces of the Arena District, Nationwide opened its new $37 million office building yesterday. The first 300 of an expected 1,000 employees moved from the company’s Dublin offices to … Continued

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The Lofts Hotel featured in New York Magazine

The Lofts Hotel featured in New York Magazine

October 22, 2012

Did you hear that Arena District hotel, The Lofts, was featured in New York Magazine‘s Weekend Escape Plan to Columbus? You can check out the feature right here. With 44 rooms, this converted plumbing-supply warehouse offers an urban feel with high … Continued

Exploring the Farmer’s Market

Exploring the Farmer’s Market

September 25, 2012

Did you know that every Thursday through October 25th, the Arena District hosts its very own farmer’s market? Located outside Nationwide Arena at Battelle Plaza (next to 343 Front Street Tavern), the Pearl Alley Growers’ Association Farmer’s Market is the place to find vendors … Continued

Sunny Street Cafe Expands Menu

Sunny Street Cafe Expands Menu

July 20, 2012

Sunny Street Cafe located in the Arena District has expanded their vegan menu to include daily vegan meals and a full-vegan brunch to their Saturday menu from 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Source: Examiner.com

Legends win Pepsi MAX Field of Dreams game

May 12, 2012

Rickey Henderson and the team of Legends summoned their All-Star ability in a 12-11, six-inning exhibition victory against contest winner Tim Wisecup and his team of average Joes.

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Columbia Gas to Move Offices to Arena District

Columbia Gas to Move Offices to Arena District

March 31, 2012

Columbia Gas would serve as the project’s anchor tenant, occupying approximately 208,000 square feet of the 280,000 square feet of new office space. A new parking garage is also included in the plan. Read more

Columbia Gas of Ohio Plans New Home in Arena District

Columbia Gas of Ohio Plans New Home in Arena District

March 31, 2012

Columbia Gas of Ohio plans to move to the Arena District, leaving its current building for the largest new office construction in the area in years. Nationwide Realty seeks a 10-year, 75-percent property-tax abatement from the city of Columbus. Read more

Development Skyrockets in Columbus

Development Skyrockets in Columbus

January 1, 2012

Partly shielded from the economic downturn by its smaller size and Midwest location, the city is seeing commercial success both Downtown and in the suburbs thanks to a few corporate benefactors. Read more

NRI Continues $1.3B Columbus Redevelopment

NRI Continues $1.3B Columbus Redevelopment

December 4, 2011

The site in Grandview Heights already has a Hyatt hotel, a parking structure and a mixed-use 92,000-square-foot office building, which includes the OSU memorabilia restaurant/museum called the Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill. Read more

Nationwide to Build More Offices Near Arena

Nationwide to Build More Offices Near Arena

September 2, 2011

Adding to the news of increased development in the Arena District of Columbus, more offices are on their way. The $26 million building, at 10 W. Nation- wide, is expected to be completed by the end of 2012. Read more

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