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Giant Eagle Opening Market District Express in Bexley

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Opening Market District Express in Bexley

Giant Eagle is opening its first-ever two-story grocery store this week when the Market District Express officially begins welcoming customers on Thursday in Bexley. The 30,000 square foot store represents a small footprint for any major grocery retailer, but Regional VP of Operations Brian Ferrier feels that it will be a perfect fit. “The store […]

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Apartments Proposed for Prominent Corner in Bexley

Brent Warren Brent Warren Apartments Proposed for Prominent Corner in Bexley

A proposal from Schottenstein Property Group would bring 26 apartments to a prominent Bexley corner that has been a grass lot for years. The proposed building, at the northwest corner of Main Street and Parkview Avenue, features four levels of apartments over a one-level parking deck that would be partially below grade. A 3,000 square […]

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Bexley Council Passes New LGBT Protections

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Bexley Council Passes New LGBT Protections

Bexley was briefly the center of attention for many followers of the LGBT equality movement earlier this year when a local wedding videographer denied service to an engaged couple because they were gay. “To hear that it happened in our neighborhood that I know to be a diverse and inclusive neighborhood was an incredibly disappointing […]

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Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

The latest design for a two-story Giant Eagle on Main Street will be presented to the Bexley Planning Commission at its September 22nd meeting. Changes have been made to the design since it was presented last month – the commission tabled a vote on the proposal due to concerns about parking, traffic impacts, and the […]

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Bexley Launches New Promotional Website

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bexley Launches New Promotional Website

The City of Bexley and the Bexley Chamber of Commerce have recently unveiled a new promotional campaign known as Go:Bexley, which aims to promote local businesses, events and amenities to residents and visitors alike. The initiative was dreamed up by Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler, who aims to raise awareness about the resources that can be […]

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Bexley Mayor Excited about New Two-Story Giant Eagle on Main Street

Brent Warren Brent Warren Bexley Mayor Excited about New Two-Story Giant Eagle on Main Street

A proposal to build a new, two-story Giant Eagle on the site of the current Bexley City Hall was announced this week by Mayor Ben Kessler and local developer Frank Kass. The initial plan calls for the city to move its offices into available space in the Bexley Square Center at 2212-2240 E. Main St. […]

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