Italian Village Moratorium On Local Parking Permits Extended By Jim Letizia • Sep 16, 2014 Columbus City Council last night voted to extend a moratorium on issuing any new parking permits in the Short North and Italian Village until December 31st. Man Killed In Homeless Camp Blast Identified By Jim Letizia • Mar 4, 2014 Authorities have identified the homeless man killed in an explosion at a camp in Italian Village last week. Propane Explosion At Homeless Camp Kills One By Jim Letizia • Feb 27, 2014 Columbus police say a homeless person burned to death last night after an explosion inside a tent at a homeless camp near Lincoln and Hamlet Streets in Italian Village. Italian Village Residents Fighting High Rise Plans By Jim Letizia • Jan 14, 2014 Some Italian Village residents are fighting plans to build a high-rise apartment building along Pearl Alley a block off of High Street. City Objects To Liquor License Renewals, Approves Three Solutions To Parking Problems By Jim Letizia • Dec 17, 2013 Columbus City Council last night formally objected to state renewal of the liquor licenses of 14 local bars and carryouts that officials say drain public safety resources and harm neighborhoods. Group Recommends 16 Solutions To Parking Problems In Short North, Italian Village By Jim Letizia • Dec 12, 2013 Expanding some Short North and Italian Village parking permit areas and sharing parking fees are among the recommendations a working group has sent to Columbus City Council for approval. Fight Over Italian Village Parking Continues By Jim Letizia • Jan 15, 2013 There appears to be no end in sight to the parking shortage in Italian Village.