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Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Opens on Parsons Avenue

You may not be too familiar with A&R Creative Group, but you’re likely familiar with some of their concepts: The Crest Gastropub, Ethyl & Tank and The Market Italian Village. The company, led by brothers Ali, Abed and Ismail AlShahal has rapidly expanded its footprint, opening and renovating food-based businesses at an impressive clip. This Sunday, […]

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The Market Italian Village Opening This Summer

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Market Italian Village Opening This Summer

The eastern corner of Summit Street and Third Avenue has been under construction for some time. Formerly a convenience pit stop for beer, cigarettes, and snacks, a new 3,500 square feet market is set to open at 1022 Summit Street at the end of July or beginning of August. The Market Italian Village is the […]

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Ethyl & Tank Coming to Campus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Ethyl & Tank Coming to Campus

The name may seem strange, but the concept is quite familiar. Ethyl & Tank, located at 19 East 13th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University, is poised to fully open this February. It’s a combination bar/restaurant/café/arcade, a formula that should sound familiar to fans of recently-opened 16-bit Bar+ Arcade. What will set […]

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Restaurant Review: The Crest Gastropub

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: The Crest Gastropub

The Crest Gastropub is swarming with customers. They’re everywhere, sitting at the bar, perched on the patio, standing around… standing in the parking lot waiting to get inside the joint. You can’t blame them, really. It’s a beautiful island on Indianola: an airy, rustic-slash-industrial spot with a big list of beers. Who wouldn’t want to […]

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The Market Proposed as New Italian Village Corner Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Market Proposed as New Italian Village Corner Shop

While residents of Italian Village have multiple grocery stores located just outside the neighborhood, what they don’t have is a neighborhood-centric corner store to call their own. That could potentially change this fall, as local entrepreneur Ali Alshahal has proposed to turn the former Saveway Mart into a new concept known simply as “The Market”. […]

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