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Founded as a village more than a hundred years ago, the city of Bexley is a tree-lined suburb of Columbus situated on the banks of Alum Creek, just east of the Franklin Park Conservatory. Bexley’s Main Street District offers a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment venues, including the historic Main Street Drexel Theatre.

Bexley Council Passes New LGBT Protections

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Bexley Council Passes New LGBT Protections

Bexley was briefly the center of attention for many followers of the LGBT equality movement earlier this year when a local wedding videographer denied service to an engaged couple because they were gay. “To hear that it happened in our neighborhood that I know to be a diverse and inclusive neighborhood was an incredibly disappointing […]

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Review: Old Wood and Ancient Haunts, New Works by Linda Gall

Nora Kilbane Nora Kilbane Review: Old Wood and Ancient Haunts, New Works by Linda Gall

Painter Linda Gall is known for her evocative images of abandoned industrial sites inhabited by an odd assortment of antique porcelain figurines. Depicted as if life-size, these strange ceramic protagonists can be kitschy and comic, or mannered and graceful. Their enigmatic presence serves to activate the narrative potential of what would otherwise be architectural still […]

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Idea Forge: Ohio Small Businesses Agree It’s Time to Enact Workplace Non-Discrimination Law

Michaela Hahn Burriss Michaela Hahn Burriss Idea Forge: Ohio Small Businesses Agree It’s Time to Enact Workplace Non-Discrimination Law

On Thursday, April 9, Small Business Majority, Forge Columbus and Equality Ohio are partnering with Bexley Councilmember Deneese Owen to host a listening session about workplace non-discrimination ordinances and the importance of implementing a policy at the state level. Workplace equality and inclusiveness have been hot topics lately, and while cities like Columbus and Cincinnati […]

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Restaurant Review: Zoe Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Zoe Cafe

It’s not even prime time lunching hours, and Zoe Cafe is hoppin’. Even past 1pm in the afternoon, all of its tables are full. Behind the order counter, the kitchen team is in full-on hustle to move orders out to tables. While Bexley is a community that doesn’t need much of anything, Zoe seems to […]

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Best Bites Breakdown: Cherbourg Bakery

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Best Bites Breakdown: Cherbourg Bakery

Bexley-based Cherbourg Bakery opened their French doors in 2011, catering to the gluten-free and nut-averse community. Owner Geri Peacock christened the bakery after Cherbourg, France, a European port town where she has family history. Their pastries are 100% gluten, wheat, and nut-free, and locally sourced as much as possible. Their 541 S. Drexel Avenue store is […]

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Urban Emporium Retail Store Opening Soon in Bexley

Walker Evans Walker Evans Urban Emporium Retail Store Opening Soon in Bexley

Bexley lost a unique local business when Star Jewlers moved out of their home at 2260 East Main Street recently in favor of a new space in the Short North, but that prime location in Bexley is not sitting empty for long. A four-person team of local retailers that includes Kelly Blanton, Becky Brisker, Aimee Re and […]

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Zoe Cafe Opens in Bexley

Walker Evans Walker Evans Zoe Cafe Opens in Bexley

There’s been rumors of a second Tasi Cafe location in Bexley for well over a year now, and the rumors have finally (sort of) come true. The new Zoe Cafe officially opened for business yesterday at 2376 East Main Street (in a former W.G. Grinders location that closed in 2013), and while the concept isn’t […]

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