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Situated between Big Darby Creek (on the west) and the Scioto River (on the east), Hilliard has a mix of residential and commercial development. The suburb was platted by John Hilliard in 1853, and it has retained several historic buildings, including its original train station, which is located at Weaver Park, and several residences in the historic district along Norwich Street.

Restaurant Review: Tom+Chee

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tom+Chee

Nothing says Run Far Far Away like a giant line of customers spilling out the door of a joint. What could possibly be so delicious and so special that it’s worth investing hours of life standing in line? Fortunately, the line at Tom+Chee moves fast. In fact, it’s an order line that clips along in […]

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Summer Movies Under the Stars

Anne Evans Anne Evans Summer Movies Under the Stars

The North Market kicked off the Summer Outdoor Movie season last Saturday with their new Downtown Drive-in Series, showing Toy Story. Here’s where you can find more movies to watch outside this summer. The Main Event in Bexley. May 16 at 9pm. The Muppets Columbus Commons. May 24 at 8pm. Finding Nemo Movie in the […]

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It’s Farmers Market Time – 2014

Anne Evans Anne Evans It’s Farmers Market Time – 2014

Farmers’ Markets have begun to set up around Columbus, and they certainly are welcomed! Go support your local farmers working hard to offer their gorgeous produce to the community. If you don’t grow your own food or already support a CSA, Farmers’ Markets give you a chance to get some of the best local food […]

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Tom & Chee Coming Soon to Pickerington & Hilliard

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Tom & Chee Coming Soon to Pickerington & Hilliard

After overwhelming online demand from Columbus visitors, what’s being called “the ultimate grilled cheese experience” is finally coming to town. Tom & Chee, a Cincinnati-based company whose success can be best described as overnight, is poised to open two locations in the city this year. Tom & Chee has garnered national recognition primarily for one […]

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Restaurant Review: Jerry’s Galaxy Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Jerry’s Galaxy Cafe

The warning that Jerry’s Galaxy Cafe is out in the untraveled frontiers of Hilliard, that was an understatement. In the age of Google Maps, far-flung-ed-ness shouldn’t be a problem, but those maps can’t help you when the turn-off sign on Scioto Darby Road is bent all to hell and points in some random direction. And […]

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Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports Center Breaks Ground in Hilliard

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The City of Hilliard broke ground yesterday on a new 114,000 square foot domed sports center known officially as Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports. The center is the first of its kind in Ohio, and will feature youth training programs focued on football, soccer, baseball and softball. “The development of Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports is a […]

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Treat to Try: Doughssant

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Doughssant

So, cronuts are officially a “thing”, it seems. The New York pastries (and their knock-offs) are the subjects of a flood of media articles –complete with reports of two hour lines, rationing practices and scalping. Who waits two hours in line for a pastry? In any case, the cronut is supposed to be a cross […]

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