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Best Home Decor Store of 2012: Grandview Mercantile

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The options for shopping local for home decor items continued to grow at a rapid pace in 2012. This year saw the opening of Tomorrow’s Antiques, Flora Home & Garden, Keen’s Furniture Loft and Aesthetic, just to name a few. When it comes to picking their favorite place to shop for their homes, our readers […]

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Best Cheap Eats of 2012: Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace

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Since opening in 2009, Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace has dominated in the category of “Cheap Eats” in our annual readers’ survey. With most of their hot dogs priced in the $3 to $3.50 range and sides around $2 to $4, it’s really easy to leave Dirty Frank’s with a full belly without breaking the […]

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Best Neighborhood of 2012: The Short North

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It should come as little surprise that locals enjoy The Short North. For five years straight, this vibrant retail strip has topped our list of Best Columbus Neighborhoods, as selected by our readers and voters. 2012 was a big year for The Short North, which saw the opening of many new bars, coffee shops, boutiques, galleries […]

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Best Coffee of 2012: Stauf’s Coffee Roasters

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One new category that we added for our Readers’ Survey in 2012 is Best Coffee. And we felt justified in introducing it this year since several new cafes and roasteries opened this year, including Mission, Hemisphere Mobile Coffee Cart, Grandview Grind and One Line, just to name a few. When it comes to the best […]

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Take Our Best of 2012 Reader Survey

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The year of 2012 is nearly over (as is everything else if the Mayans are right about December 21st) which means that it’s time once again to round up our favorite people, places and things of the year in our annual survey! This is where we ask you, our loyal readers, to decide what stands […]

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Take Our Best of 2011 Reader Survey

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(Originally Published on November 30, 2011) With only one month remaining in 2011, that means that it’s time once again to start casting your votes in our annual “Best Of” reader survey! To keep things interesting, we’ve added a few new categories this year, split a few into multiple categories, and subtracted a few that […]

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Take Our “Best of 2010” Reader Survey

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The end of the year is quickly approaching, which means it’s time once again to look back and reflect upon all that has occurred over the past 12 months. Our annual reader survey serves to capture the general consensus of the people, places, and things that made the most impact on a local level. The […]

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