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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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Sugardaddy’s Under Sweet New Ownership

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Sugardaddy’s Under Sweet New Ownership

When Tom Finney and Mark Ballard launched Sugardaddy’s Sumptuous Sweeties in 2005, it was with one simple mission: to make life a little sweeter. In the past eight years, they’ve done just that, turning Sugardaddy’s from an online purveyor of baked confections into a company with three storefronts in the Greater Columbus area at Polaris, […]

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Mizzen+Main Opens Short North Retail Store

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mizzen+Main Opens Short North Retail Store

Mizzen+Main was founded six years ago based upon a pretty simple concept: no one wants to look sweaty and disheveled in a dress shirt. Kevin Lavelle decided to take the moisture-wicking technology found in many types of athletic wear and put it to use in a more formal line of shirts for men. Thus, the […]

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Rambling House Set to Bring Gourmet Soda Pop to the Market

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Rambling House Set to Bring Gourmet Soda Pop to the Market

Rambling houses are typically places where a community could come together to enjoy local music, share stories, and basically revel in the company of friends and neighbors. Rambling House Soda Pop, located at 310 East Hudson Street, is just this sort of establishment, a place where craft drink meets local hang-out. The Lynch family began […]

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