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30 Years and Still Kicking: The Ongoing Plight of Used Kids Records

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner 30 Years and Still Kicking: The Ongoing Plight of Used Kids Records

Three decades later, and the records keep spinning. Used Kids Records celebrate its 30th anniversary.

“I’d like to think even though we’re thirty years old, we’re not over the hill. Fifty is the new over the hill, right?” asks Greg Hall, who has been the owner of local vinyl shop Used Kids Records since he took it over in 2014. Hall’s involvement with the store actually started in 1979 at […]

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The Peanut Shoppe Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Peanut Shoppe Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Downtown nut and candy store The Peanut Shoppe is celebrating a big milestone in 2016. The store, which was founded at 5 South High Street in 1936, is officially 80 years old this week. The store has relocated several times during its lifespan, most recently to the corner of High and State Streets in 2014. […]

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6-1-Pho Celebrating First Anniversary with Dragon Dancers and More

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 6-1-Pho Celebrating First Anniversary with Dragon Dancers and More

Husband and wife local business owners Lisa Bui and Ian Capotosta are celebrating one year of business for their Vietnamese restaurant 6-1-Pho in Clintonville. “A year is a huge accomplishment for opening up a restaurant, so I just kind of wanted to share it,” Bui said. “Everything’s just going awesome. There’s some slight changes, but […]

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The Refectory Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Refectory Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Implore a seasoned Columbus bon vivant what comes to mind when they think ‘fine dining’ – The Refectory will likely be their hair-trigger response. From the exterior, The Refectory is unassuming; tucked off of Bethel Road in an 1840s-era church. Make no mistake though – the restaurant has been a staple in Columbus’s upscale dining […]

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Scioto Mile Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Summer

Randi Walle Randi Walle Scioto Mile Celebrates Fifth Anniversary This Summer

For the past several summers, the space along the Scioto Mile has been an endless source of activities. The opening of the fountains at Bicentennial Park in 2011 have been a major attraction drawing families with young children to the area. The Milestone 229 restaurant offers lunch, brunch and dining that draws in a crowd […]

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Union Cafe Celebrates 20 Years in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Union Cafe Celebrates 20 Years in The Short North

“The only thing that is constant is change.” That quote could easily be applied to The Short North neighborhood, where businesses regularly come and go, with only a couple of exceptions that have managed to stand the test of time. One of those exceptions is the Union Cafe, which is celebrating 20 years in business […]

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Faith Mission Celebrates 50 Years of Service

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Faith Mission Celebrates 50 Years of Service

The Faith Mission of Columbus celebrates 50 years of serving Franklin County’s homeless this year. The charity organization has gone through quite an evolution over the past half century, including overall growth in services and supporters. “Our donors come from all over the community — all over Franklin County,” said Pam Georgiana, Director of Engagement […]

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