In & About Uptown

Welcome to Uptown Westerville Inc.’s blog, In & About Uptown.

Here we share stories about Uptown events, residents, businesses and redevelopment.

 

Services Saturday for Uptown restauranteur Bob Williamson

Services Saturday for Uptown restauranteur Bob Williamson

Funeral services and a Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, Feb. 3, for Bob Williamson, former owner of Cardinal Pizza at 10 E. Main St. in Westerville. Williamson died Monday, Jan. 29, following a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 41....

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Sweet Uptown Cookie Walk will be first walking tour of 2024

Sweet Uptown Cookie Walk will be first walking tour of 2024

Munch your way through Uptown at the 2024 Cookie Walk on March 2. The event – the first Walking Tour for the new year in our historic Uptown Westerville commercial district – will be staged from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. Stops on the tour are 25 Uptown...

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Ada to add ‘Ampersand’ to Westerville restaurant group

Ada to add ‘Ampersand’ to Westerville restaurant group

By JOE MEYER – Asterisk Supper Club owner Megan Ada and her husband Joshua Cook are branching out Uptown. They will further punctuate Uptown’s culinary offerings with another of their signature restaurants, through the opening of their Ampersand Asian Supper Club at...

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Historical plaques added to another 17 Uptown buildings

Historical plaques added to another 17 Uptown buildings

By JOE MEYER Seventeen more stories of local history await your next stroll through Uptown Westerville. The stories are featured on new decorative plaques, added this past summer and fall to historic commercial buildings across Uptown. The 17 new markers join the 20...

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Head Uptown Nov. 25 to support Small Business Saturday

Head Uptown Nov. 25 to support Small Business Saturday

Yeah, there’s that little thing happening on TV Saturday, called The Game. But small businesses across the area and across the country are still counting on big returns Nov. 25 from Small Business Saturday. That’s certainly the case in Westerville’s historic business...

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Uptown recognized as a ‘Great Place’ in Ohio

Uptown recognized as a ‘Great Place’ in Ohio

The Ohio Chapter of the American Planning Association recently recognized Uptown Westerville as a “Great Place” in Ohio. In explaining the awards, the association said the program recognizes places in the state that are thriving due to extensive planning efforts and...

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Wear your costume to Midnight Madness Fourth Friday Oct. 27

Wear your costume to Midnight Madness Fourth Friday Oct. 27

The last Fourth Friday Uptown street festival of the year is just around the corner, Westerville, and a Halloween theme will color the final rendition of 2023, set for Oct. 27. Kids and adults alike are encouraged to dress up in costume for Midnight Madness, Uptown’s...

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