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Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown Bike Shop Replacing B1Bicycles on Long Street

After nearly nine years of serving Downtown customers, local retailer B1 Bicycles has closed its doors at 124 E. Long Street. The shop was an “early adopter” in the resurgence of Downtown, bringing retail to a stretch of Long Street that had long been deserted, and serving as a catalyst for their block where Spoonful Records […]

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Long Street Retailers Upset About City Plans to Remove Parking Meters

Walker Evans Walker Evans Long Street Retailers Upset About City Plans to Remove Parking Meters

While High Street businesses have been fortunate to receive 120 new on-street parking meter spaces for customers to utilize, a group of retail businesses on Long Street are in the process of losing their spaces due to an upcoming construction project. Work is scheduled to begin on Saturday, October 4th on a Columbus Department of […]

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B1 Bicycles Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre B1 Bicycles Celebrates 5th Anniversary

B1 Bicycles is celebrating its fifth year in business. The shop, at 124 E. Long St., opened its doors May 5, 2007. “We started out primarily as a single-speed, fixed-gear, urban-focused cycle shop that also offered full service repairs,” said Casey Karnes, owner of B1 Bicycles. “I made sure to have every tool for every […]

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Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

The holiday shopping season kicks into full swing this week with Black Friday quickly approaching. Avoid the crowds at Easton and Polaris and instead check out the plethora of small independent boutiques that can be found in and around downtown! Here’s some links to local businesses to get some ideas flowing. Feel free to contribute […]

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