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Located south of Upper Arlington and north of Grandview Heights, the neighborhood −annexed to Columbus in 1922− is home to a mix of sidewalk cafes, fast-food restaurants, independent shops and chain stores.

Sweet Carrot Restaurant and Catering Moving to Old Rife’s Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Sweet Carrot Restaurant and Catering Moving to Old Rife’s Market

Columbus food truck Sweet Carrot is expanding into a brick-and-mortar location at 1417 West Fifth Avenue, the old Rife’s Market. Angela Petro, owner of Sweet Carrot, had been searching for a building for the past two years. Sweet Carrot (an anagram of Petro’s first business, Two Caterers) rolled out in 2012, setting up warm weather […]

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Bono Pizza Renovates and Reopens

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bono Pizza Renovates and Reopens

Fans of Bono Pizza have been unable to get their fix since December 23rd, when owner/manager Jake Wilch announced that the store at 1412 Presidential Drive in the 5xNW neighborhood would be closed for approximately two weeks of renovations. Today, the store re-opens at 11am to kick off a new year with a fresh look. […]

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Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Did someone say poutine? Open for almost a year, Bar 145 updated its menu a few weeks ago, and the newest edition includes a poutine option: Loaded Poutine Fries ($8). Actually, it’s not just any old poutine option, the offering is made with duck meat and veal gravy: fancy poutine. Then again, the term “poutine” […]

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Cycle614 Opens as City’s First Indoor Cycling Studio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cycle614 Opens as City’s First Indoor Cycling Studio

If you love riding your bike for exercise, but hate the oncoming winter weather, you’re in luck. Cycle614 opened their doors at 1636 Northwest Blvd (just north of King Avenue) on Monday to offer an indoor biking facility that is open year-round. The facility offers instructor-led classes, lunch-hour sessions and bookings for private events. We […]

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Rife’s Market Closing their Doors

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rife’s Market Closing their Doors

After 78 years in business, Rife’s Market, located at 1417 West Fifth Avenue is closing their doors for good. The family-owned operation has anchored the corner of Fifth and Grandview Avenues for the better part of a century, and the great-granddaughter of the original owner says that its time to call it quits after much […]

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First Look: Grandview Yard Giant Eagle Market District

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Grandview Yard Giant Eagle Market District

The new Grandview Yard Giant Eagle Market District (or GYGEMD for short) located at 840 West Third Avenue is officially opening up tomorrow morning, but has soft-opened today for any shoppers inclined to pop in for an early look at the new store. “We have long appreciated the opportunity to service our customers at this […]

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10 Great Neighborhood Wine Shops in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans 10 Great Neighborhood Wine Shops in Columbus

Wine is not a product that is hard to come by in Columbus. Every grocery store has a selection, some of which have grown to be pretty impressive in recent years. Even CVS has a wine shelf (even if they did just stop selling cigarettes, which means wine is still classified as a healthy product, right?). […]

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