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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.

Bake Me Happy Opens Gluten Free Bakery in Merion Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bake Me Happy Opens Gluten Free Bakery in Merion Village

If you’re gluten-free, but completely in love with Twinkies, then this news is for you. Bake Me Happy is opening their full service gluten free bakery at 106 East Moler Street this weekend in Merion Village. As we originally reported in June, the 2,800 square foot bakery will allow the company to add walk-in service to […]

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New Plan for Barrett Site in Merion Village Adds Single-Family Houses

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Plan for Barrett Site in Merion Village Adds Single-Family Houses

Homeport’s new plan for the Barrett Middle School site in Merion Village drops the total unit count from 152 to 130, replacing several rows of two- and three-unit condo buildings with 22 single-family homes. The historic school building will still be renovated and turned into apartments, and small apartment buildings are still planned for the […]

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Bake Me Happy Opening Retail Shop in Merion Village

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bake Me Happy Opening Retail Shop in Merion Village

If you’re like the many around town who simply love the nostalgic treats that Bake Me Happy (who exclusively makes gluten-free goodies) produces, then there’s cause for celebration. They’re moving into a larger space in Merion Village and expanding their services. Wendy Miller Pugh and Letha Pugh are the mavens behind Bake Me Happy and […]

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The Red Brick Tap & Grill Finally Opens in Merion Village

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Red Brick Tap & Grill Finally Opens in Merion Village

After months of unforeseen delays and pushed-back relaunch dates, Red Brick Tap & Grill, the much-beloved Merion Village spot originally known as the Red Brick Inn, will officially open its doors today on Thursday, December 12th. Located at 292 East Gates Street, the new Red Brick is still very much a neighborhood joint where there’s […]

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Concept Calls for 150 Residential Units at Barrett Site in Merion Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Concept Calls for 150 Residential Units at Barrett Site in Merion Village

According to a “first draft” concept presented by Homeport to the neighborhood last month, the old Barrett Middle School in Merion Village could be converted into a 50-unit apartment building, with another 100 new units built on the grounds of the former school. After first unveiling the project at a neighborhood meeting in July, the community […]

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Red Brick Tap & Grill Opening this October

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Red Brick Tap & Grill Opening this October

Ever since the Red Brick Inn closed its doors for renovation last October, heartbroken fans of the Merion Village spot have been anxious, taking to chat rooms and discussion forums in an attempt to suss out when their favorite watering hole would reopen. The rumors spread about a spring opening, that then turned into a […]

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Homeport Looking for Input on Barrett Project in Merion Village

Brent Warren Brent Warren Homeport Looking for Input on Barrett Project in Merion Village

Homeport, the community development organization behind projects like NoBo on Long and the new homes in American Addition, is looking for input and ideas for their latest project; the redevelopment of Barrett Middle School in Merion Village. A community meeting is scheduled for 6:30 Wednesday at the Thurman Avenue United Methodist Church (415 Thurman Ave) […]

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