Like me, you're probably watching the fabulous new Huntington Park coming to life in the Arena District. No question, it looks great. There's a lot of energy and excitement around it.
I should say: Now that the decision is made and the ground is broken (heck, not just broken, but blooming), my issues over gentrification have been left far behind. I can't wait for opening day. Heck, I might even buy season tickets.
Did you know: The other finalist location for the ballpark was the site of the new Franklin County courthouse - right on High Street. What a different downtown that would have been - seamlessly connecting the struggling Brewery District back to the growing Short North. Embracing work and play in one place - instead of sectioning off all entertainment into pre-defined dist
Alas, just more armored buses for the south end of town.