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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.

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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Mid-Ohio Foodbank Reaches 2 Million Pound Produce Donation Milestone

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mid-Ohio Foodbank Reaches 2 Million Pound Produce Donation Milestone

Tuesday evening’s delivery from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank (MOF) to the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center (CRC) will have the landmark two millionth pound of fresh produce in tow. The partnership between MOF and the CRC started five years ago, in 2011, with the Foodbank’s Fresh Produce initiative. The program launched after MOF started getting more and […]

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Rowing Machine Gym Opens in Clintonville

Randi Walle Randi Walle Rowing Machine Gym Opens in Clintonville

Group fitness classes are rising in popularity across the nation. Not only are classes like Zumba and Boot Camp still going strong, but classes that encourage participants to utilize machines in groups are gaining momentum as well. One particular machine that is gathering a following is rowing. Gyms across the nation are equipped with rowing […]

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Restaurant Review: Pocket Produce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Pocket Produce

Pocket Produce has created a safe space for the salad people. It made its debut in Clintonville last month, selling… salads, salads and more salads. Truth be told, the menu is more interesting than it sounds. In fact, the following statement is painfully true: if you try one of their salads, you’ll be interested in […]

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Bibibop Announces 11th Location: Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bibibop Announces 11th Location: Clintonville

In just three short years, Bibibop has expanded to a total of 11 locations (nine in the Columbus region and two more in Cincinnati region) with the upcoming opening of their newly announced Clintonville store. The new restaurant will be located at 5037 North High Street, replacing an Applebee’s at the Graceland Shopping Center. “We originally […]

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