Business, Polaris Area

Hot Chicken Takeover Now Open On Polaris Parkway

28 Dec , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

Hot Chicken Takeover, a community-minded social enterprise founded in 2014, has opened their fifth restaurant in Westerville after a delay caused by a redesign. Located off Polaris Parkway, their newest location features a convenient pick-up window for to-go orders and a patio.

“We have a lot of enthusiastic customers in Westerville and Lewis Center, we’re excited to better serve them with the opening of this new location,” shares Joe DeLoss, Hot Chicken Takeover’s Founder and CEO.

Originally set to open this past summer. the COVID-19 pandemic caused a short delay to accommodate a redesign focused on customer service and safety. More…

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Polaris Area

Tastes Of The Mediterranean Now Available At Polaris

16 Dec , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

Dining options in Delaware County continue to grow, as another new restaurant has opened with an eye toward the future.

Levant: Elevated Mediterranean Eatery replaces the former What’s for Doner location at Polaris Fashion Place Mall. It opened earlier this month.

The restaurant seeks to create healthful and delicious Mediterranean-inspired food with an American sensibility, according to its new website. Dishes include wraps, rice bowls, salads, kebabs, pita breads, and unique sauces. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Columbus City Council Extends Agreement Aimed At Boosting Polaris Development

6 Dec , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

In a recent meeting, Columbus City Council extended tax increment financing agreements (TIF) originally dating to 1996 to encourage private investment in the Polaris area, as well as in other areas of the city.

In total, the package is aimed at creating $1 billion in new private investment, to create 20,000 jobs, and to generate more than $146 million in new tax revenues.

One of the beneficiaries of this revenue will be Olentangy Local Schools. The TIF agreements do not impact school funding. The local districts will receive due property taxes. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Carfagna’s Is Moving To Delaware County

29 Oct , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

In an announcement on its Facebook page earlier this month, the venerable Carfagna’s Market, a staple of the north side of Columbus since the early 1970s, announced that it is opening the new “Carfagna’s Famous Market & Ristorante” this coming spring.

The Dublin-Granville location will close as will the current Carfagna’s Kitchen on Polaris Parkway.

The new facility, which will include not only the current operations but also a deli, liquor shop, and expanded tasting venues will be located at 1440 Gemini Place in 27,000 square feet. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Spires Social Brewing Opens

28 Sep , 2020  

By 1808Delaware

“Jim Loves a Blonde Ale” and “Mask Up” are waiting for you right now at Delaware County’s newest brewery, Spires Social Brewing Co.

The new venue had its grand opening this past weekend in its new 4,400 foot space, which includes a beautiful patio.

Owners Alex and Megan Spires chose the former home of the Claddagh Irish Pub at 8757 Sancus Blvd. for their new enterprise. The new brewery joins other new Delaware County breweries, two of which have opened in the recent past. More…

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Business, Polaris Area

New Stores Open On Gemini Place

31 Aug , 2020  

Located in front of Polaris Fashion Place on Gemini Place, four new stores are open at Polaris’ newest retail center.

It is anchored by City Barbeque, a restruant well known for its award-winning smoked meats and savory sides. which it makes on each day on the site for its customers. From in house dining to takeout and catering, City Barbeque is committed to bringing you the best barbecue in Columbus every time you order.

Filling up the middle of the center are two exercise facilities with a fresh perspective on getting health. More…


Business, Polaris Area

Polaris Centers Of Commerce Updates Its Online Look

30 Dec , 2019  

The largest collection of retail, office, and residential space in Delaware County has a brand-new web presence.

The Polaris Centers of Commerce has unveiled its new home on the web, which showcases a series of video highlights on its home page. Included on the new site are dedicated directory pages for shopping, dining, entertainment, and hotel offerings.

Its a great place to browse and discover what stores, eateries, etc. may have arrived since your last visit. More…

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Polaris Area, Sports

Reds Caravan Coming On January 16

21 Dec , 2019  

Cincinnati Reds Caravan Dates

North Tour * Thursday, Jan. 16: Columbus, Ohio (Polaris Fashion Place) * Friday, Jan. 17: Lima, Ohio (Apollo Career Center) * Saturday, Jan. 18: Dayton, Ohio (National Museum of the U.S. Air Force) & Hamilton, Ohio (Parrish Auditorium) South Tour * Thursday, Jan. 16: Louisville, Ky. (Louisville Slugger Field) * Friday, Jan.

Business, Polaris Area

Polaris Office Building Reportedly Sold, Has New Tenant

15 Dec , 2019  

Columbus Business First reported this week that the three story office building at 8740 Orion Place has sold to Brad Kitchen of Alterra Real Estate Advisors with a price tag of $4.9 million.

The Business First article can be read here.

The building will house a relocated MAXTech Agency and its 15 employees. According to its website, the company is involved in web design and development, digital marketing, and IT managed services.


Business, Polaris Area

Get Social At Kitchen Social

12 Nov , 2019  

The description of the cheddar and scallion biscuits at the just-opened Kitchen Social restaurant at Polaris sounds like a feast for taste buds:

“Cheddar and scallion scratch made, rolled and folded seven times creating a light, fluffy, and buttery biscuit with a turbinado sugar crust… topped with house made honey butter.” More…

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Business, Polaris Area

Could New York City’s Loss Be Delaware County’s Gain?

30 Oct , 2019  

That question is an actual one based on a report released on Monday by financial media company Bloomberg.

In a piece entitled, “JPMorgan Weighs Shifting Thousands of Jobs Out of New York Area,” Bloomberg shared news that the banking company is considering moving thousands of employees out of its Manhattan headquarters in light of a possible future recession. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County, Polaris Area

New Store At Polaris Fashion Place Offers New Product

11 Sep , 2019  

Polaris Fashion Place continues its evolution as the world of bricks-and-mortar and online retailing continues to evolve at a quick pace.

One new store which opened in the mall on August 29 is sharing a very new product line. Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy is offering “unique wellness options” through a line of CDB products available for purchase at its “botanical boutique.” More…

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