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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.

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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car2go Expands Service to Bexley, Eastmoor and Berwick Neighborhoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans car2go Expands Service to Bexley, Eastmoor and Berwick Neighborhoods

Car-sharing service car2go has been in the Columbus market for a little less than a year, but it has continued to grow steadily, slowly adding new destinations, neighborhoods and suburban municipalities into its service area, allowing more customers to fully utilize the system. Starting today the service will now be available in the city of […]

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Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

The latest design for a two-story Giant Eagle on Main Street will be presented to the Bexley Planning Commission at its September 22nd meeting. Changes have been made to the design since it was presented last month – the commission tabled a vote on the proposal due to concerns about parking, traffic impacts, and the […]

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Bad Behavior a Subtext for Larger Social Pressures Facing Young Jews in Gallery Players’ Bad Jews

 Felicity Nesham-West Bad Behavior a Subtext for Larger Social Pressures Facing Young Jews in Gallery Players’ Bad Jews

Purportedly, Joshua Harmon’s 2012 play, Bad Jews, is about just that: Jews behaving badly. But ask any of the four-member ensemble cast of twenty-something actors if their characters are “bad,” and the unexpected results—much like the play itself. Each of the players—Daniel Shtivelberg and Jordan Berman as brothers, Liam and Jonah, respectively; Paula Shtein as […]

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