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Retail at The Castle 100% Leased with Relocation of Vamp Official

Susan Post Susan Post Retail at The Castle 100% Leased with Relocation of Vamp Official

Short North’s Vamp Official is headed for a new address in the neighborhood, filling in the last retail spot in The Castle development at 969 N. High St. Operated by Ellen Shirk, Vamp Official launched as an online store before opening its first brick-and-mortar at 997 N. High St. in 2017. From just under 1,000 […]

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Alma Mater Opening its First Storefront at Bridge Park

Susan Post Susan Post Alma Mater Opening its First Storefront at Bridge Park

Another storefront at Dublin’s Bridge Park is filling in with the addition of Columbus-based apparel brand Alma Mater. Focused on high-end collegiate fashion, Alma Mater will set up shop in 574 square feet of space at 6564 Longshore St. It’s the first brick-and-mortar storefront for the brand, which also recently welcomed a new CEO in […]

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Vintage Toast Closing its Storefront in Clintonville

Susan Post Susan Post Vintage Toast Closing its Storefront in Clintonville

After occupying a High Street storefront in Clintonville for just over a year, retailer Vintage Toast is headed for an online-only presence. The store will close its doors at 3284 N. High St. this Sunday, July 29. Jocelyn Blakely opened the store in April of 2017 offering an eclectic mix of one-of-a-kind treasures gathered from […]

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Columbus Humane Takes Over Eat Purr Love Cat Cafe

Susan Post Susan Post Columbus Humane Takes Over Eat Purr Love Cat Cafe

Since Clintonville’s Eat Purr Love opened in September of 2016, over 300 of Columbus Humane’s felines have found their forever homes. Now Columbus Humane will go from partnership to ownership of the cat cafe as Founder Chrissy Kuras moves out of state. Columbus Humane and Kuras worked together even before the cat cafe opened to […]

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Jackson Creative Cooperative Brings New Local Retailers to Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Jackson Creative Cooperative Brings New Local Retailers to Short North

The Jackson Creative Cooperative is bringing a mix of retail and coworking space to The Jackson building at 1137 N. High St. Formerly the home of Short North Fitness, Jackson Creative Cooperative Owner Brad Howe says the new enterprise is a better use of the space, brining a unique retail opportunity to the growing Short […]

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Gym & Training Center Designed for Individuals with Disabilities Opens in Dublin

Susan Post Susan Post Gym & Training Center Designed for Individuals with Disabilities Opens in Dublin

A new gym in Dublin is making sure everyone has the opportunity to incorporate fitness into their lifestyle. Launching earlier this spring at 6631 Commerce Parkway in Dublin, Unique Fitness & Independence Training (UFIT) is designed to meet the needs of those with special physical, neurological and developmental challenges. As an adaptive physical education teacher with […]

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Ignite Arts Looks to Engage New Generation of Arts Patrons

Susan Post Susan Post Ignite Arts Looks to Engage New Generation of Arts Patrons

A night at the opera probably conjures images of tuxedos, ball gowns and formality, but Columbus-based Ignite Arts is helping performing arts organizations push the bounds of what a night at the opera or symphony or theater can be. Ignite Arts is a new brand launched by the founders of Acceptd, an online platform connecting […]

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