Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote Monday evening on a measure that would regulate the short-term rental industry.

Paul Werth Associates, Inc.

Columbus officials are all excited about the expansion of the Hilton Columbus Downtown into the city's first 1,000-room convention hotel.

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With a wide front porch and soft chairs gazing onto the front yard, Scott Haskett’s Airbnb looks like other houses on his tree-lined street in the Short North. 

Esther Honig

This weekend marks the end of an era near the Arena District, as three popular bars on Park Street close their doors after nearly a decade in operation. The owner plans to demolish the buildings to make way for an upscale boutique hotel.

Debbie Holmes

Businesses along State Route 161 in North Columbus have struggled over the past decade but things may be improving. A key factor was the closure of some crime-ridden hotels.  Area leaders welcome the clean-up but vow to press on for better businesses and safer access for shoppers.