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Crimson Cup Still Growing Strong After 18 Years

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Crimson Cup store in the Clintonville/Beechwold area has only been open for about a year and a half, but this local company’s roots are actually spread out all across the country and their story goes back nearly 20 years in Columbus. We recently sat down with Anna Harper-Hess of Crimson Cup to learn more […]

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“Coffee and More” Coming Soon to Gay Street

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I just noticed on my jog this morning that the old Cornerstone Coffee at Third and Gay has signs in the window: “Coming Soon – Coffee and More.” There are already some new stools lining the window tables. Nice to see that that location is not going to sit there vacant for very long. Now… […]


New Columbus Coffee Review Blog Launches

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ColumbusCoffeeReview.com is a new blog that launched last week that features indepth and informational reviews of all of the local “specialty coffee retailers”. The two reviews up so far include Cuppy’s and Kickstart int the Short North. According to the site, they’ve got around 45 more coffee shops lined up for review.


Coldstone & Tim Horton’s Teaming Up in Ohio

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From Business First of Columbus: Cold Stone Creamery, Tim Hortons to co-brand stores in Ohio The Ontario, Canada-based coffee and doughnut chain announced Friday that it struck a co-branding deal with Scottsdale, Ariz.-based ice cream chain Cold Stone Creamery Inc., owned by Kahala Corp. The pact will lead to up to 50 stores in each […]


D3 Opens February 11th – Downtown Dunkin Donuts

 CMH Gourmand

Baring a blizzard, the long awaited downtown location of Dunkin Donuts will open on February 11th. This is the second location of a large expansion of DD in the Columbus Metropolitan area. Doors open 6 AM at 2 East Broad Street (Broad and High), expect some long but quickly moving lines as urbanites and office […]


Urban Spirit Coffee Shop Celebrates First Year

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Urban Spirit first opened their doors at 893 E. Long Street on February 19th, 2008. Despite a brutal cold snap that day, business was brisk, and the neighborhood quickly embraced this new gathering spot. Owner Charity Martin-Via has seen her fair share of ups and downs over the course of the past year but remains […]


Cornerstone Coffee closing end of January

 Submitted News

The Coffee Quadrangle (Brioso, Cornerstone, Starbucks, & Dunkin Donuts) will be short one coffee option (leaving only a coffee triangle, it lacks alliteration) come February. Unfortunately, this little space on the corner of Gay and 3rd (with a great view of Gay St.) in the Carlyles building wasn’t able to make it through a difficult […]


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