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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.

Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus Earns World Champion Title in International Pizza Challenge

Anne Evans Anne Evans Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus Earns World Champion Title in International Pizza Challenge

Columbus has another Number 1 title, thanks to Brad Rocco of Bexley Pizza Plus. Rocco attended the International Pizza Challenge in Las Vegas last week and brought home the World Champion award for Best Traditional Pizza, beating out nearly sixty competitors. The winning pizza? Rocco’s “Ultimate Pizza” featuring two types of pepperoni and two types […]

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Red Bike Roasters Keeps The Bexley Coffee Shop Running

Walker Evans Walker Evans Red Bike Roasters Keeps The Bexley Coffee Shop Running

The majority of retail business in Bexley happens on Main Street. Which means that even though The Bexley Coffee Shop is very easy to find on North Cassidy Avenue, you’ve got to go a little out of your way to visit this local roaster. But you’ll be happy that you did. Originally opened in 2008 […]

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Restaurant Review: C’est Si Bon Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: C’est Si Bon Cafe

Crepes were gonna be the next big thing. Then they never really got very big and popular. At least, not big like burritos or pho or chicken wings. Those sorts of eats appear on lots of menus and have entire restaurants built around them. It seems like crepes corralled a couple of food trucks and […]

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The Bexley Chocolatier is Ready to Take Your Order

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Bexley Chocolatier is Ready to Take Your Order

Almost everyone has had that moment — your co-worker brings in something home-made that floors you and you insist he/she must go into business right away. Or, conversely, you’re the cook over whom everyone’s gushing. Either way, these are usually moments of jest, repeated with a certain amount of regularity, so it’s almost a routine […]

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Drexel Expands Late Night Movie Options

Hope Madden Hope Madden Drexel Expands Late Night Movie Options

For several years, the Drexel Theatre (2254 E. Main Street) has spent the second Saturday of every month celebrating the world’s best worst film, The Room. Yes, Tommy Wiseau’s tale of fit, tuxedo-clad, football playing, cuckolded flowershop customer Johnny is both better and worse than Birdemic: Shock and Terror, and even Plan 9 from Outer […]

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Treat To Try: Gluten-Free S’mores Bars

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat To Try: Gluten-Free S’mores Bars

Good night, the gluten-free stuff is everywhere. It’s not even in a segregated grocery section for the gluten-free people anymore. The freaky cookies are right out there in the same case with the normal things. And so, when the eyes are drawn to a particularly fabulous looking cookie — and it turns out to be […]

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Bexley Launches New Promotional Website

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bexley Launches New Promotional Website

The City of Bexley and the Bexley Chamber of Commerce have recently unveiled a new promotional campaign known as Go:Bexley, which aims to promote local businesses, events and amenities to residents and visitors alike. The initiative was dreamed up by Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler, who aims to raise awareness about the resources that can be […]

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