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Want to Buy a Restaurant in Columbus? Here are 8 For Sale

Walker Evans Walker Evans Want to Buy a Restaurant in Columbus? Here are 8 For Sale

Restaurants and bars are constantly opening, closing, expanding, changing ownership and transforming. The constant cycle is what keeps the dining scene interesting in Columbus, and allows for new opportunities for those interested in entrepreneurship to get involved. Local business broker Randy Sokol of Sokol & Associations is well known for their involvement with restaurant transactions, […]

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Old Machine Film Company Moves Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old Machine Film Company Moves Downtown

The old Cherry’s Art Center at 59 East Spring closed its doors in 2012, leaving a lonely stretch of emptiness between High and Third Streets Downtown. Next month, the building will once again be home to creative use, when Old Machine — a local film production company — relocates there from Italian Village. The historic […]

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LGBTQ Fundraiser Finds Success with Apparel Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans LGBTQ Fundraiser Finds Success with Apparel Business

Valerie Mailman never intended to launch a hand-printed t-shirt business. But sometimes business ventures pop up where you least expect them to. “Designing, printing, and selling shirts was a fortunate accident,” she says. “Had it not been for an extremely unfortunate situation, we wouldn’t be where we are today.” Mailman found herself in need of […]

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Forgeworks Opening Coworking Space & Business Incubator at 400 West Rich

Walker Evans Walker Evans Forgeworks Opening Coworking Space & Business Incubator at 400 West Rich

If the multifaceted success of 400 West Rich can serve as a bellwether, then East Franklinton is well on its way to becoming the creative hub that community leaders want it to me. The 100,000 square foot building is now home to a food truck hub, a biweekly winter market, 100 individual artists studios, a […]

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Office Space Tour Series Launches for Downtown Entrepreneurs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Office Space Tour Series Launches for Downtown Entrepreneurs

Interested in setting up a new office Downtown? Then the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District (SID) is here to help. “As more and more people turn their attention to the urban core, we want to showcase the variety of office space options,” explains SID Business Recruiter (and event tour guide) Kacey Brankamp. “The SID knows […]

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Raccoon Coffee Truck Bringing Caffeine to the Streets

Walker Evans Walker Evans Raccoon Coffee Truck Bringing Caffeine to the Streets

Jakob Murphy and Ami Iannone have a combined 15 years in the coffee and restaurant business. They’ve worked at Cup O Joe, Stauf’s, Brioso, Coffea (in Lexington Kentucky), The Sycamore and Salaam (in Athens). And now the duo are ready to launch their own venture as Raccoon Coffee, a mobile truck-based business hitting the streets […]

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Seven Studios Brings People Downtown for Yoga, Pilates and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Seven Studios Brings People Downtown for Yoga, Pilates and More

If you’re looking for an inspirational story to get fit for the new year, then look no further than Julie Wilkes. She overcame a terminal heart condition at a young age that originally gave her a life expectancy of 12 years old. She’s gone on to obtain her Master’s in Exercise Physiology, has taught group […]

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