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Shop Talk: Local Retailer Sells Eco-Friendly Bags to Benefit Survivors of Typhoon Yolanda

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Local Retailer Sells Eco-Friendly Bags to Benefit Survivors of Typhoon Yolanda

In July 2017, Rick Jardiolin and Cookie Jo Carbone had a vision for creating eco-friendly resort bags. After a trip to the Philippines, where weaving natural materials is an age-old tradition, the idea for a partnership was born. This month, their company Buri and Beach will launch online, offering a variety of hand-woven, eco-friendly resort […]

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Fast Forward: North Fourth Street in Italian Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: North Fourth Street in Italian Village

While the High Street stretch of the Short North has become very well known as ground zero for construction, there’s an even larger amount of new development occurring along the strip of North Fourth Street in Italian Village just two blocks east. Just a few short years ago, this street was best known for being […]

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Three Dog Bakery Will Close this Month Due to Rent Increase

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Three Dog Bakery Will Close this Month Due to Rent Increase

Dog people loved Three Dog Bakery, the Short North shop that for the last 10 years has supplied a niche market with all the pupcakes and Boston Terrier cream pies it could handle. It’s been a place that, for long-time customer Melissa Elliott, always seemed to care about her Great Dane Caine as much as […]

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Kroger Closing Store on Northeast Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kroger Closing Store on Northeast Side

Kroger is kicking off 2018 with a store closure that will impact residents on the Northeast side of Columbus and in the North Linden neighborhood. Effective January 31, the “Northern Lights” Kroger store will close its doors at 3353 Cleveland Ave. “Kroger continually evaluates each store’s performance to ensure that it is best meeting the needs […]

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Top 10 Specialty Stores in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Specialty Stores in Columbus

When you’re looking for a unique gift item or obscure find, you can’t just go to Target or Walmart. Locals know that there’s a selection of specialty shops that will help you find something a little more special. This year, our readers and editors picked Big Fun as the number one destination for that type […]

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19 Retailers that Filed for Bankruptcy and/or Closed Stores in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans 19 Retailers that Filed for Bankruptcy and/or Closed Stores in 2017

Consumer trends are changing in the world of traditional retail shopping. Those words couldn’t have rang truer in 2017, a year that saw a massive wave of bankruptcy filings and store closures across major brands, despite a growing US economy. Some of the spokespeople for the struggling stores are blaming Amazon for ravaging brick and […]

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The Top 10 Home Decor Shops in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Home Decor Shops in Columbus

For three years running, our readers and editors have selected Elm & Iron as the number one destination in Columbus for all of your home decor, home furnishings and home good needs. This homegrown business has taken the art of vintage to new level of success with four locations now open across Columbus and Cincinnati, […]

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