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First Look: The Glenn Avenue Soap Company Retail Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Glenn Avenue Soap Company Retail Shop

Local soapmaker Glenn Avenue Soap Company is hosting a grand-opening of their new retail facility on Sunday at 1166 West Fifth Avenue in the Fifth by Northwest neighborhood. Originally launched from the living room of Phil and Sandra Metzler, the company has quickly grown their business into a larger production space where they craft liquid soaps, bar […]

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New Ballroom Facility Opening Soon Downtown

Heidi Murr Heidi Murr New Ballroom Facility Opening Soon Downtown

World-renown competitive ballroom dancer Kimberely Mitchell is working towards an opening of her newly renovated studio “Dance Tonight Columbus.” Growing up in Columbus, Mitchell has always considered it as her home, despite long distances traveled due to her prosperous career in ballroom dance. And considering that the Ohio Star Ball Championships are held annually at […]

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1803 Bacon: From Backyard to Full-Blown Business

Catie Ewen Catie Ewen 1803 Bacon: From Backyard to Full-Blown Business

For Tony Terrell, Jared Welsh and Josh Bailey, bacon is so much more than a five letter-word, it’s the concept for the new business they’re launching: 1803 Bacon. What began as a backyard barbecue progressed quickly into the start of the business. The friends and co-founders, who originally met through their work at Giant Eagle Market […]

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Photos: Pearl Market Opens for 2015 Season

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Pearl Market Opens for 2015 Season

The Pearl Market officially kicked off its summer season today, lining Pearl Alley between Broad Street and Gay Street with a collection of artisan vendors, farmers, musicians and prepared food vendors. The event, presented by the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District, caters to the Downtown office worker crowd every Tuesday and Friday from 10:30am to […]

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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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Worth Bakery Opens Pop-Up Shop

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Worth Bakery Opens Pop-Up Shop

A new cottage bakeshop has arrived in Columbus, operating out of Olde Towne East. Andrew Worth, owner of one-man operation Worth Bakery, grew up watching his late mother bake. After pulling ideas and techniques from various cookbooks and his travels, he began baking from scratch. Friends and family encouraged him to take his popular hand-baked […]

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J Hot Fish Taking Over Olde Towne East Pop-Up Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans J Hot Fish Taking Over Olde Towne East Pop-Up Space

This summer, if you’re in the mood for getting something hot and something fried in Olde Towne East, then you might be in for a surprise. You won’t find chicken this year at 1117 Oak Street, but you will find fish. J Hot Fish is the name of the new pop-up restaurant tenant confirmed to […]

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