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Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

The Columbus Brewing Company is planning for growth over the next few years… exponentially. CBC Owner and Brewmaster Eric Bean just closed on a new manufacturing facility for their brewing operations at 2555 Harrison Road, which is nearly ten times the size of the former brewery. “We weren’t looking for nearly this much space, but it […]

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Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Idea Foundry Excited About Move to Franklinton

Last night in his State of the City address, Mayor Coleman announced that the Columbus Idea Foundry would be moving to East Franklinton. Today we can confirm that the specific destination is 421 W. State Street, a building the Franklinton Development Association purchased last summer with the help of a Green Columbus Grant from the […]

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Best Locally Made Product of 2012: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Locally Made Product of 2012: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

The movement of buying locally, shopping locally and supporting local businesses continued to grow stronger in 2012. There are businesses in Columbus making everything from eyewear to spirits to furniture to aprons. For the second year in a row, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams topped the list of our readers’ favorite locally made products. Utilizing Snowville […]

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Middle West Spirits Expanding Production Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Spirits Expanding Production Space

If you attend a tour of Middle West Spirits soon, you may need to pardon some dust. The Short North microdistillery is currently in expansion mode, working to add 6,000 square feet of new production space to ferment, finish and bottle their products. “Our walk through space, with the installation of the new mash system, […]

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Best Locally Made Product of 2011: Jeni’s Ice Creams

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Locally Made Product of 2011: Jeni’s Ice Creams

An interesting trend that we took note of in 2011 is the growing business of manufacturing local products. From bike frames to vodka to leather wallets to candles, small-scale manufacturing is returning thanks to the the driving force behind the “Buy Local” movement. When we polled our readers about their favor locally made products, one […]

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Local Businesses Turning to Craftsman Matt Bowman to Make Ideas Realities

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local Businesses Turning to Craftsman Matt Bowman to Make Ideas Realities

When Josh and Niki Quinn moved Tigertree into its new home at 787 North High Street, they knew they wanted a beautiful hanging sign to display outside the store. “We knew exactly what we wanted,” said Josh. They worked with Matt Bowman at Columbus Laser & CNC – the internal production wing of The Columbus […]

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Help Double the Size of the Columbus Idea Foundry

Walker Evans Walker Evans Help Double the Size of the Columbus Idea Foundry

The Columbus Idea Foundry is a 10,000-square-foot creative/industrial/technical collaborative workspace located in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood that houses multiple local inventors, artists and manufacturers. The operators of the Foundry just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,500 to double the size of their space and provide opportunities for a photographic dark room, a videography stage, a […]

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