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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 […]


Rumor Mill: Groceries Coming to Gay & Pearl

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Grocery stores are probably one of the top items on everyone’s list for amenities missing from Downtown Columbus. Very soon there may be a fix for that problem right in the center of the city. Rumor has it that an upscale grocery/marketplace concept will be arriving soon at the intersection of Gay Street and Pearl […]


Milk Bar – A Society of Fashionable Savages

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Yesterday, the cmhindependent blog posted a photo of the window display at 1203 N. High St. (near the corner of High and Fifth) which reveals a place coming soon called “Milk Bar”. Has anyone heard anything about this place? Anyone know what it’s going to actually be?


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