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New Modern Play Space Firefly Play Café Opens

 Kristin Marks

Firefly Play Café opened its doors today and it couldn’t have been too soon for many moms and dads out there. Owners Karen Reider and Chrissy Kilroe have brought a community café designed for caregivers and children to Columbus. This is the first of its kind in Central Ohio. “I was in LA with my […]


At Home: Colorful Beechwold Home

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Colorful Beechwold Home

It was haircut day at Kipp and Miriam Bowers Abbott’s home. And they had gorgeous weather outside to give all three of their little boys haircuts on their back patio. Kipp lined up Cole, Wyatt and Waylon, cut their hair and then they were free to do whatever they’d like for the rest of the […]


Shop Local Holiday Guide: Sprout Soup

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The final week of holiday shopping is upon us! That means that if you still have gifts to buy for friends and loved ones, your time is winding down. In order to assist, we’ve reached out to a wide variety of local shops, stores, and boutiques to find out which of their three most popular […]

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The Beechwold Diner Opening Soon on Indianola

Walker Evans Walker Evans

An article in This Week News reveals that the former Rube’s Diner at 4408 Indianola (between Morse and Cooke) will be re-opening next week as “The Beechwold Diner”. The new eatery will feature a traditional diner/breakfast menu very similar to the old one, with a few new entree additions. Hours will run from 6 am […]


Crimson Cup Still Growing Strong After 18 Years

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Crimson Cup store in the Clintonville/Beechwold area has only been open for about a year and a half, but this local company’s roots are actually spread out all across the country and their story goes back nearly 20 years in Columbus. We recently sat down with Anna Harper-Hess of Crimson Cup to learn more […]

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Review: Ying’s Teahouse & Yum-Yum

crsimp01 crsimp01

Having lived in four states and gone away to college I say it is probably a good bet that if you have been to one Chinese restaurant, you have been to them all, yes? I know that isn’t the case, but it does some truth to it. Although I found a Columbus-area venture that breaks […]


Historic Clintonville & Beechwold Book Release

Walker Evans Walker Evans

A new book about the history of the Clintonville and Beechwold neighborhoods of Columbus will be released next Monday, January 12th. The 128-page book belongs to the “Images of America” series from Arcadia Publishing and was written by longtime local Clintonville resident, Shirley Hyatt. The book’s official website details the evolution of these neighborhoods from […]


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