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A touching display: Ivy Hill

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Columbus Alive wrote A touching display: Ivy Hill By Amanda Heironimus November 1, 2007 The Short North—hip, artsy, sophisticated and occasionally grandiose—has a new kid on the block. Young, feisty and friendly, Ivy Hill owner Hillary Dutcher is sure to rock the boat, if ever so gently, in this sometimes-pricey neighborhood. Sandwiched between the new […]


The Gilded Age Opening in the Short North

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The Gilded Age, a jewelry and gift shop, is opening in the Dakota Building at 847 N. High St. on Friday, November 2nd, in time for the November Short North Gallery Hop. The Gilded Age made a one day appearance for the October Hop in the unfinished space to introduce Columbus to its collection of […]


Flowers on Orchard Lane Opens Downtown

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cmhindependent.blogspot.com wrote MAIN IS ALL ABLOOM Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Flowers on Orchard Lane is preparing to open its new digs at 139 E. Main St. on Nov. 9. Among the plans: a drive-up window on Lazelle for call-ahead orders. After ten years in a small shop in Clintonville, Reese is moving her shop to […]

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High on Hilltop’s consumer power

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Business First of Columbus wrote High on Hilltop’s consumer power Friday, October 26, 2007 Retail consultant Chris Boring’s eyes were opened wide when he looked at some of the numbers emerging from a market analysis he’s conducting of the Hilltop-West Broad Street corridor in Columbus. The study reveals surprisingly powerful consumer clout in an area […]


Target coming to Kingsdale in Upper Arlington

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Business First of Columbus wrote Target to anchor Kingsdale revamp Monday, October 29, 2007 – 5:24 PM EDT A redevelopment plan for Upper Arlington’s ailing Kingsdale Shopping Center includes a new Target Corp. store. Regency Centers LP, the 252,000-square-foot mall’s Jacksonville, Fla.-based owner, presented a plan to the Upper Arlington Board of Zoning and Planning […]


Emperor’s Newest Clothes Opening in Short North

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According to the cmhindependent blog, The Emporer’s Newest Clothes announced (via window poster) that they will be opening at 636 N. High Street (formerly Wells Landing) during the November 3rd Gallery Hop next weekend. Does anyone know if this means they’ll be closing their Grandview location and moving, or opening this High Street store as […]


Sneaker freaks can spend big bucks on their passion

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Sneaker freaks can spend big bucks on their passion Thursday, October 25, 2007 By Kevin Joy The collectors are known as “sneakerheads” — an obscure group that fixates on fashion-forward footwear. “It’s an obsession,” said Kris Schuster, a North Side sushi chef who figures he spends $200 to $500 a month […]


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