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Six glacial ravines cut east to west through this neighborhood just six miles north of downtown Columbus. Whetstone Park is a popular landmark and features bike trails, baseball fields and tennis courts, a pond, a library, and a recreation facility, as well as the 13-acre Park of Roses. Clintonville’s business district, concentrated on and near High Street, is home to a variety of shops and bakeries.

Whit’s Frozen Custard Opens in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Whit’s Frozen Custard Opens in Clintonville

You’ve only got five days of summer left in the calendar year, which means there’s no time like the present to get out there and partake in some frozen treats. The latest entry to the dessert business lineup is the new Whit’s Frozen Custard location that opens today at 3339 North High Street in Clintonville. […]

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Hot Chicken Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hot Chicken Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Once again, Hot Chicken Takeover is headed out into the world with their Neighborhood Tour series, bringing fried chicken to eight different stops throughout September and October. The restaurant located inside the North Market will remain open while the company’s food truck — recently voted the best food truck in Columbus — hits the streets […]

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Clintonville is a Hub for Antique and Vintage Shopping

Randi Walle Randi Walle Clintonville is a Hub for Antique and Vintage Shopping

Is there a difference between “vintage” and “antique” items? One quick stop in a store claiming either title and the shopper will instantly realize there is quite a difference. Stephanie Russi, co-owner of Down Memory Lane antique store, said that the difference has to do with age. In her opinion, an item must be from […]

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Indianola in Clintonville to Get Road Diet, Bike Lanes in 2017

Brent Warren Brent Warren Indianola in Clintonville to Get Road Diet, Bike Lanes in 2017

A plan to change the configuration of Indianola Avenue in Clintonville is now moving forward, over 13 years after first being proposed in a neighborhood planning document. The segment of the road between North Broadway and Morse Road – which currently has four lanes, two running in each direction – will be rearranged to accommodate […]

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Acre Bringing Food Samples Downtown for Healthy Bites Festival

Walker Evans Walker Evans Acre Bringing Food Samples Downtown for Healthy Bites Festival

Since opening in late 2014, Acre: Farm-To-Table-To-Go has become one of Clintonville’s most popular go-to spots for fast-casual healthy dining. “Acre feels something like a start-up cousin to the Northstar Café,” said CU Food Critic Miriam Bowers Abbott in her 2015 review. “Both have counter service, both promote locally-grown sensibilities. Both have rice bowls on the […]

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6-1-Pho Celebrating First Anniversary with Dragon Dancers and More

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 6-1-Pho Celebrating First Anniversary with Dragon Dancers and More

Husband and wife local business owners Lisa Bui and Ian Capotosta are celebrating one year of business for their Vietnamese restaurant 6-1-Pho in Clintonville. “A year is a huge accomplishment for opening up a restaurant, so I just kind of wanted to share it,” Bui said. “Everything’s just going awesome. There’s some slight changes, but […]

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New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Flowers and Bread. Coffee beans and focaccia. Casual coffee and private parties. Owners Sarah Lagrotteria and Tricia Wheeler hope to offer all means of comfort come opening day of Flowers and Bread in Clintonville. “Right when you come in you’ll see baguettes,” Lagrotteria said, gesturing to slats where drywall will soon hang. “You’ll see all […]

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