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Two New Apartment Buildings Under Construction in Grandview Yard

Article by: Brent Warren, Columbus Underground Two new buildings are under construction at Grandview Yard that will bring the total number of apartments at the mixed-use development to 800. The previously unannounced project – dubbed the Dorchester – consists of two four-story buildings. The first building of the pair has already been topped out and will […]

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6 Outdoor Dining Options in Downtown Columbus

With spring and summer weather returning to Ohio, downtown Columbus will begin to look a lot sprightlier as we look forward to apartment pool parties, biking adventures, rooftop cookouts, sports leagues and–quite literally–everything else under the sun! Higher temperatures also mark the season for outdoor dining. What better way to spend a warm day than […]

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Columbus Restaurant Spotlight | R Bar Arena

This edition of Columbus Restaurant Spotlight is a love story–not just between two people, but for the city and restaurant in which they met. Mike Darr met Natalie Connor through mutual friends in 2004 and instantly hit it off. Mike was working in IT and moved to Columbus for work. Natalie was managing the original […]

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What’s Around: Volunteer Opportunities in Columbus

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Columbus? Good news! There are plenty of organizations in and around Columbus that consistently seek out volunteers to support a variety of charitable causes and community events. In our latest installment of What’s Around – a series from Columbus Downtown Apartments that gives residents a look at the various shopping, […]

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5 Fun Activities for Valentine’s Day in Columbus [GIVEAWAYS INSIDE]

Planning on spending Valentine’s Day in Columbus? February 14 may be fast approaching, but there are plenty of fun and romantic Valentine’s Day activities for couples looking to celebrate the season of love! From ballroom dancing to ice skating, we put together five ideas of things for couples to do on and around Valentine’s Day […]

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Pumping Up for the 2018 Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus [GIVEAWAY INSIDE]

Get ready, sports and fitness enthusiasts – the 2018 Arnold Sports Festival is almost here! Celebrating its 30th year, the Arnold Sports Festival – which runs March 1-4 – gathers thousands of athletes from around the world to downtown Columbus, where they compete in more than 70 competitions ranging from strength and martial arts to […]

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What’s Around: Coffee Shops in Columbus

What’s Around is a series from Columbus Downtown Apartments that gives Columbus residents a look at the various shopping, culture and entertainment options available in their own backyard. Whether you’re looking to warm up with a hot cup of fresh pour-over coffee, or stay refreshed with an ice-cold brew, here are – in no particular […]

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3 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues in Columbus

Winter in Columbus is a magical time of year – a season filled with fluffy snow, fun holidays and fresh fashion. But unlike summer, where you can simply walk outside your apartment and find an activity to do, winter can seem like an entertainment wasteland. In reality, there are tons of fun things to do […]

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Women’s Final Four will be among most prestigious sporting events hosted by Columbus

By Laura Newpoff  –  Staff reporter, Columbus Business First When the NCAA Women’s Final Four rolls into town at the end of March, it will be one of the largest sporting events in the city’s history by several metrics. In terms of prestige, it’s right up there with the NHL All-Star game held at Nationwide Arena in 2015. And in […]

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4 Ways to Create the Perfect Smart Apartment

Name a household appliance, and chances are there’s a smart version of it. Whether it’s a security system, lightbulb, thermostat or refrigerator, these internet-connected objects are continuing to evolve as adoption becomes more widespread. In a growing technology hub like downtown Columbus, people are outfitting their homes with smart devices in an effort to make […]

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