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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.

It’s Farmers Market Time – 2016

Anne Evans Anne Evans It’s Farmers Market Time – 2016

There are some new Farmers Markets popping up around town, so it’s time for an update on where you can find local, fresh produce and more to stock your pantry and get the bests tastes of the season. Saturday, April 30th is opening weekend for the Clintonville Farmers Market and next Wednesday, May 4th opens […]

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Construction Roundup: Near East Side, Bexley, Children’s Hospital & More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Near East Side, Bexley, Children’s Hospital & More

While the city’s Near East Side may not be quite as bustling with new urban development as Italian Village, the University District, or even the Historic Dublin area, there’s still quite a bit of noteworthy construction going on. As Urban Development writer Brent Warren detailed last month, Olde Towne East has seen a lot of […]

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Drexel Theatre Closing for Renovations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Drexel Theatre Closing for Renovations

The historic Drexel Theatre will be closing temporarily starting March 14th for a series of updates and upgrades. The building’s lobby and marquee will undergo renovations, restoring the property to its original Art Deco style. The marquee upgrade includes replacement of neon tubing, new lighting and a rehab of the original ceiling. The entrance lobby […]

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Best Bites Preview: Bexley Pizza Plus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Bites Preview: Bexley Pizza Plus

UPDATE: As of Noon on 3/21, Best Bites: Pizza is officially sold out! On March 24th, Columbus Underground will be hosting Best Bites: Pizza — a celebration of the city’s best pizza shops, pizza food trucks, restaurants and more. A limited number of tickets are still available, so be sure to purchase yours online before […]

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Restaurant Review: Easy Street Cafe – Bexley Edition

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Easy Street Cafe – Bexley Edition

German Village institution, Easy Street Cafe set up a satellite operation in Bexley that made its debut at the end of 2015 (technically, it’s in the Columbus neighborhood of Eastmoor, but branding itself as the Bexley locale). It’s dark inside the new digs, but not dank. The staff, in the aisle or at the counter […]

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Apartments Proposed for Prominent Corner in Bexley

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Proposed for Prominent Corner in Bexley

A proposal from Schottenstein Property Group would bring 26 apartments to a prominent Bexley corner that has been a grass lot for years. The proposed building, at the northwest corner of Main Street and Parkview Avenue, features four levels of apartments over a one-level parking deck that would be partially below grade. A 3,000 square […]

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Bexley Yoga Offers a Robust Schedule with Classes for All Ages

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Bexley Yoga Offers a Robust Schedule with Classes for All Ages

“When I moved to Bexley, I couldn’t believe that there no yoga studio to do prenatal yoga here,” says Amy Lee of Bexley Yoga at 547 S. Drexel Ave. One day while out walking in her neighborhood near the Columbus School for Girls, this now mother of 3 decided that she was going to walk […]

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