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Salon Review: Nurtur the Salon

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Salon Review: Nurtur the Salon

For my first salon review, I visited the Blowdry Cafe in Upper Arlington, and for my second one, I visited Nurtur the Salon, which has locations in Upper Arlington, Grandview, and a third location opening in German Village. The first location I visited was their Upper Arlington salon, which is located on Lane Avenue. When […]

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Vintage Marketplace Launches in Columbus

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Vintage Marketplace Launches in Columbus

June 22nd marked a big turning point in the Ohio vintage scene – the first time the Arts and Vintage Marketplace has come to Ohio. A sort of flea market for the antique/vintage enthusiast, the event featured everything from clothing to art to furniture; there was truly something for everyone. One of the vendors present […]

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Shop Talk: Smartypants Vintage

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Shop Talk: Smartypants Vintage

Located in the Short North’s historic Greystone Building is a shop that is a must-see for any avid vintage enthusiast: Smartypants Vintage. Started eight years ago as an Etsy online store, owner Justina Smart started her business as a way to share her love of vintage with others. “I’m huge a advocate of repurposing things, I like […]

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Shop Talk: Karavan – Treasures from Turkey

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Shop Talk: Karavan – Treasures from Turkey

Summer is a time when travel is in full swing – people pack their bags and book their airline tickets in search of colorful adventures to magical cities such as London, Paris, and Tokyo. But for those Columbusites who are landlocked this summer, there is a shop in the Short North that will make you […]

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Review: The Blowdry Cafe

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Review: The Blowdry Cafe

Upper Arlington’s The Blowdry Cafe is quickly becoming one of Columbus’s most popular salons. Started by Jessica Daniels and Ashley Blackstone in March, the salon offers a unique experience – no cut or color, just some shampoo, conditioner, and a blow dryer. When I walked into the salon, I was greeted with polished wood floors, […]

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Wholly Craft is Relocating to Larger Clintonville Location

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig Wholly Craft is Relocating to Larger Clintonville Location

Popular Columbus gift shop, Wholly Craft, is moving to a new home. Later this summer, the shop will relocate to the former Mix:Home space at 3515 North High Street, doubling in size. “We’ve been at our current location since 2007 and we simply just ran out of room,” said Wholly Craft owner Olivera Bratich. “I’m really […]

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2014 Earth Jam Fashion Benefit: “Artistry”

Audrey Bonfig Audrey Bonfig 2014 Earth Jam Fashion Benefit: “Artistry”

This past Tuesday, Nurtur the Salon hosted its annual Earth Jam event at the LC Pavilion at the Arena District. The event featured a fashion show with hair and make-up by Aveda students, a silent auction, and food catered by Fit Food Columbus. All proceeds from the event went to Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

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