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Merion Village

Located in south Columbus near German Village, the neighborhood is named for Nathaniel Merion, who settled there in 1809. German, Irish, Italian, and Hungarian immigrants flocked to the area during the mid-19th century. Merion Village is home to eight churches, including St. Leo’s, which opened a free parochial school that didn’t charge tuition until the early 1970s.

South Side Pre-K Options & Parent-Teacher Panel

Anne Evans Anne Evans South Side Pre-K Options & Parent-Teacher Panel

Pre-K & Kindergarten Info Meeting for Parents at Siebert Elementary On Thursday, January 18 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Siebert Elementary School (385 Reinhard Ave.), join neighborhood parents to learn more about full-day Pre-K options in your neighborhood public schools. Pre-K leaders from Columbus City Schools will talk about excellent (and sometimes FREE) Pre-K options for […]

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Columbus Saw More than 60 Restaurant Openings in 2017

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Saw More than 60 Restaurant Openings in 2017

If you’ve had a running list of “restaurants to try,” it’s likely to get even longer. 2017 was a year of openings for Columbus, with more than 66 restaurants, bars, cafes and lounges making their central Ohio debut or expanding into other locations throughout the year. Downtown was, by far, the neighborhood with the most […]

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Family Gluten Free Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Anne Evans Anne Evans Family Gluten Free Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Join Bake Me Happy and decorate your very own gluten free Gingerbread house in our kitchen. You will receive 1 pre-assembled house per family (measuring 8 in x 5in x 7in ), icing bags and enough candies to decorate your house to perfection. Your class will be taking place in our bakery space (not the […]

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Adult BYOB Gluten Free Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Anne Evans Anne Evans Adult BYOB Gluten Free Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Join Bake Me Happy for our FIRST EVER adult only gingerbread house decorating party in our kitchen. Perfect for a date night, friend’s night out or just plain fun Saturday night! You will receive 1 pre-assembled house per couple (measuring 8 in x 5in x 7in ), icing bags and enough candies to decorate your […]

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Red Velvet Holiday Party

Anne Evans Anne Evans Red Velvet Holiday Party

Join us for Black, Out and Proud’s Inaugural Holiday Party in the new Bake Me Happy Cafe! This is not your average holiday party – come through to have a great time in a safe space as Black LGBTQ+ folks and allies. Whether it’s your favorite ugly sweater or a fancy Red Velvet jacket – […]

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Balanced Yoga Opens in German Village

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Balanced Yoga Opens in German Village

Balanced Yoga’s German Village branch is open! Located at the corner of Thurman and Jaeger, the lovely brick building and surprisingly generous parking lot are ready to give south side residents and Balanced Yoga fans a great new place for yoga. “There were lots of unexpected surprises in this location,” noted Leah Westwater, owner of […]

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Bake Me Happy Coffee Shop Grand Opening

Anne Evans Anne Evans Bake Me Happy Coffee Shop Grand Opening

Letha, Wendy, and the entire Bake Me Happy Team are thrilled to welcome you to the Grand Opening of the new bakery, coffee shop, and retail space. We’ll open bright and early, and we’d love to see you this Saturday! Thank you for your support, and we appreciate your patience as we all get used […]

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