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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.

Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

As the Short North continues to change and evolve, many fans of the neighborhood often bemoan the replacement of art galleries with upscale restaurants and clothing boutiques that can afford higher retail rents. So it’s certainly noteworthy to report today the arrival of a new art gallery to the neighborhood, taking the place of a […]

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Restaurant Review: Aab India in Bexley

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Aab India in Bexley

Bexley’s Aab India is the third Aab operation in Columbus. Aab entered the local dining market a few years ago in Grandview. Then it opened another spot on Sawmill, and now it’s joined the busy Bexley eating scene on Main Street. Although new to the neighborhood, the place is already popular. In a smaller space, […]

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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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