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The Smithery Showcases the Handmade Aspect of Artist-Made Gifts

Anne Evans Anne Evans The Smithery Showcases the Handmade Aspect of Artist-Made Gifts

What does it take to open your own storefront, filled with many of your own handmade items? Persistence and dedication, say Anne Holman and Jen Townsend. Each has been building a career as a metalsmith for years, crafting their own lines of jewelry under their respective brands Anne Holman Jewelry Design and Jen Townsend Jewelry. […]

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Japanese Arcade and Gift Shop Opens in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Japanese Arcade and Gift Shop Opens in The Short North

Anthony Locke and Shane Mack first met at an anime convention and became fast friends. After attending many more conventions together throughout each calendar year, the duo decided to showcase their fandom in a more dedicated fashion. “Why cant we just have a small convention every day with Japanese import arcade machines, toys and Pocky?” […]

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Fashionistas See More Room for National Chains in the Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fashionistas See More Room for National Chains in the Short North

On Friday, a new two-story Anthropologie store opened in the Short North, marking the entry of one of the first national retail brands to enter the district that is primarily populated with local and regional businesses. While pricier boutiques have long been a part of the Short North shopping experience, national brands have been kept […]

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Anthropologie Opens in the Short North

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre Anthropologie Opens in the Short North

Anthropologie’s new Columbus store opens its doors today. Located in The Joseph building at 625 N. High St. in the Short North, the store spans more than 5,000 square feet spread over two floors. “Art is Anthropologie’s touchstone, so we are excited to have the opportunity to become part of such a vibrant, creative community,” […]

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Simply Vague Returns to Polaris Fashion Place

Walker Evans Walker Evans Simply Vague Returns to Polaris Fashion Place

Simply Vague first expanded into the Polaris Fashion Place shopping mall a year ago, but the location only lasted eight months due to a reshuffling of tenants. Polaris shoppers have had to go without their local fix since the store closed in May, but Simply Vague is making its return in a new space tomorrow, […]

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World Peace Launches New Pop Up Shop

Emma Surber Emma Surber World Peace Launches New Pop Up Shop

The Shops at Worthington Place is set to be the new home for the World Peaces Pop Up Shop that launched their grand opening this weekend. Yesterday’s grand opening drew in people of all ages for a day of live music, local caramels from Three Kids and a Kitchen, special discounts and much more. The […]

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HOMAGE Moving Short North Store to High Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans HOMAGE Moving Short North Store to High Street

Exactly four years ago today, HOMAGE transformed from an internet-based tshirt business into a brick-and-mortar icon in the Short North when owner Ryan Vesler opened up his very first retail store at 17 East Brickel Street. To celebrate that momentous occassion, the team at HOMAGE is announced today plans to shut the store down and […]

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