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Local Matters to open stand in the North Market


A good friend of mine informed me that Stephen Beard of North Market Produce is calling it quits or retiring; but don’t fret Columbus foodies. Opening in that space will be Local Matters. For those of you who don’t know about Local Matters they: Are a charitable, educational and networking organization whose goal is to […]


Sofa Express closing Central OH stores and HQ

 The Hegemo

Business First wrote Sofa Express closing stores, cutting HQ staff Tuesday, December 4, 2007 by Dan Eaton The Groveport-based furniture retailer with a nearly 50-year history in Central Ohio is eliminating its corporate staff and beginning the process to close stores. According to documents filed with the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, Sofa […]


Alive un-covers the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Alive wrote Alive un-covers the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Hollywood By John Ross November 29, 2007 For days, giant pink banners have draped three sides of the entrance to the Kodak Theatre, a gaping exterior facing Hollywood Boulevard along an extensive mixed-use entertainment complex. For days, the home of the Academy Awards has […]

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West Elm coming to Easton spring 2008


I was over at Easton today around lunchtime and there were signs up by the construction area next to the Gap saying they’re coming. http://www.westelm.com Related Stories: – West Elm: Opening date? – Q: What are the new stores coming to Easton?


Nationwide Filling in Grandview on Goodale Plans

Josh Miller Josh Miller Nationwide Filling in Grandview on Goodale Plans

ThisWeek News wrote City to hear plans for Big Bear site Thursday, November 29, 2007 ALAN FROMAN Residents will be able to learn details about Nationwide Realty Investors and Equity’s plans for redevelopment of the former Big Bear property on Goodale Boulevard at two meetings to be held next month. Grandview Heights City Council will […]


5 free Indie Arts Capital T-Shirts


In celebration of Core’s work, I’m giving away 5 indie art capital of the world shirts to the first 5 people to order something for skreened and ask for it. If you were considering getting something from as a holiday gift, this is extra incentive. The Indie shirts are American Apparel tri-blend athletic gray. The […]


Proposal : Downtown Shopping Wiki

 Andrew Hall

The collective wisdom of CU needs to be harnessed to create a Wiki data set of products, the stores that sell them in the City and their hours, location, etc. This morning, we realized we needed spray adhesive for poster mounting. And milk. Sadly, our initial thought was to head up to the Sawmill area […]


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