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Shop Talk: Custom Paint Services, Apparel and Home Decor at Edwin Loy Home

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Custom Paint Services, Apparel and Home Decor at Edwin Loy Home

Located in the heart of Uptown Westerville, Edwin Loy Home occupies retail space at 34 N. State St. The shop carries unique home goods, custom paint services, stationary, and everyday gifts. Additionally, the shop has a line of clothing, Stone & Sparrow Apparel, which stocks well-known and imported brands. Life-long Westerville resident Amy Winters-Cabilovski worked […]

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Shop Talk: Three Worthington Businesses are Teaming Up to Open A New Shared Space

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Three Worthington Businesses are Teaming Up to Open A New Shared Space

Despite rapid growth over the past few years, Old Worthington has maintained its small-town New England charm. The few short blocks on High Street, affectionately called “Main Street” by locals, is home to local restaurants, coffee shops, gyms, businesses, studios, and retailers. Later this Spring, three of those local businesses will open a joint space […]

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Young’s Jersey Dairy Celebrates 150 Years

Randi Walle Randi Walle Young’s Jersey Dairy Celebrates 150 Years

Young’s Jersey Dairy celebrates 150 years of operation in 2019. The farm is located at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road in Yellow Springs, Ohio and is open to the public year-round. Young’s Jersey Dairy houses two restaurants, live animals, dairy products made on location, and a host of outdoor family activities.

Although Young’s Jersey Dairy has been operating for over a century, it wasn’t until the past few decades that the farm became a destination attraction. One of the owners, Dan Young, said a good number of their customers travel from an hour away or more. Located just outside of Yellow Springs, the farm is a […]

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Shop Talk: The Farm Table on 62 Offers Retail and Painting Lessons in Grove City

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: The Farm Table on 62 Offers Retail and Painting Lessons in Grove City

Located in the heart of the downtown district in Grove City at 3952 Broadway, The Farm Table on 62 offers the community apparel, home goods, and paint lessons.   Two and a half years ago, dietician Christie Laffin left her career in the medical field in pursuit of running her own business. She had worked […]

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Long-time Restauranteurs in Lancaster Open Non-Profit Food Truck

Randi Walle Randi Walle Long-time Restauranteurs in Lancaster Open Non-Profit Food Truck

Billy and Lorena Smith have been in the Lancaster restaurant community for over 20 years. Earlier this year, they launched the non-profit food truck FreeChee, offering grilled cheese and tomato soup to those in need. The Smiths owned and operated the local restaurant Billy Crickets from 1996 through 2011. In 2015, they opened Cherry Street […]

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Shop Talk: Small-Town Bike Shop Offers New, Used, and Refurbished Bikes

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Small-Town Bike Shop Offers New, Used, and Refurbished Bikes

Business partners Josh Stamper and Bryan Gest opened their bicycle shop in Grove City two and a half years ago. Heritage Cycles is located at 3937 Broadway and is a full-service retailer and repair shop. Heritage Cycles carries well-known brands such as Jamis Bikes, Surly, Fuji, Raleigh, and Bianchi among others. Stamper and Gest work […]

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Shop Talk: New Business is Opening Soon Inside the Historic Flint Station Building

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: New Business is Opening Soon Inside the Historic Flint Station Building

The Flint Station Market in Worthington is now home to a new business that is part market, part bar, and part event space. What has been known as Flint Carry Out and Top of Flint for the past several decades will now be known as The Market at Flint Station. The almost 130-year old building […]

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