Downtown Concierge


Columbus’ collaborative spirit is revitalizing our Downtown culture and community, not to mention our literal landscape. Here’s where to keep up with the people and places making Downtown Columbus a more livable, workable, walkable, playable place to be.

Blueplate Special: Roosevelt Coffeehouse

Roosevelt Coffeehouse

300 East Long Street


Please bring a copy of this week's email to redeem this week's special: buy a Sammy's Bagel or Destination Donut and get one free small drip coffee from Stumptown or One Line.

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1 million more people? Columbus on verge of growth spurt

Flying cars never took off. Humans haven’t colonized the moon. Hoverboards that fly high in the air still haven’t materialized outside the big screen.

We’ll forgive the prognosticators of the past for missing the mark…

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Shiitake Duxelle Recipe


- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

- 1/4 cup finely chopped shallot

- 1 garlic clove, minced

- 1 pound of shiitake mushrooms, stem ends trimmed, finely chopped

- Coarse salt

- 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat…

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