Diana Lessner lends talent and energy to Columbus
From The Short North Gazette:
Diana Lessner lends talent and energy to neighborhood restaurants, retail and parks
by Dennis Fiely
The footprint left by Diana Lessner on High Street began with one giant leap at High and Brickel in 2001 when Diana’s daughter Elizabeth Lessner decided to forgo her college education, mortgage her house and max out her credit cards to open Betty’s Fine Food + Spirits. Mrs. Lessner not only supported her daughter, she became an active co-conspirator in the “crazy” enterprise. “My mother and I spent most of that summer sitting on her porch, drinking wine and plotting,” Elizabeth recalled.