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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.

Hot Chicken Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Once again, Hot Chicken Takeover is headed out into the world with their Neighborhood Tour series, bringing fried chicken to eight different stops throughout September and October. The restaurant located inside the North Market will remain open while the company’s food truck — recently voted the best food truck in Columbus — hits the streets […]

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First Look: Giant Eagle Market District Express

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Giant Eagle Market District Express

The new Giant Eagle Market District Express officially opens in Bexley on Thursday, August 18th. The store is the first two-story format for the grocery retailer, and features a full service selection inside a smaller footprint. Click here to read our full story on the new grocery store. All photos by Walker Evans.

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Giant Eagle Opening Market District Express in Bexley

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Opening Market District Express in Bexley

Giant Eagle is opening its first-ever two-story grocery store this week when the Market District Express officially begins welcoming customers on Thursday in Bexley. The 30,000 square foot store represents a small footprint for any major grocery retailer, but Regional VP of Operations Brian Ferrier feels that it will be a perfect fit. “The store […]

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Restaurant Review: Stav’s Diner

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Stav’s Diner

Right up next to the Bexley Centre Panera, a brand new eatery opened this summer in a neighboring strip mall. Stav’s Diner is right out of the pages of a story book, filled with crowds of eaters bellied up to the counter, and run by a clean-cut, two-man grill team with one bustling server. The […]

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First Look: The Drexel Theatre Prepares for Reopening

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Drexel Theatre Prepares for Reopening

After four months of extensive renovations, the historic Drexel Theatre is prepping for a grand reopening next Friday, July 15th. The final phase of a $1.5 million update has given the entire building a major makeover. “At first thought we’d just do the marquee and the two lobbies, but the Friends of the Drexel did […]

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Farmers Markets in Columbus Ohio

Anne Evans Anne Evans Farmers Markets in Columbus Ohio

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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