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Remembering Bill Yerkes (1950-2020)

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Remembering Bill Yerkes (1950-2020)

The year 2020 has felt cruel in many ways, not the least of which was the quiet departure of Bill Yerkes. The Pizza Legend slipped away from this world on March 9, 2020.  For those who will never experience the wonders of a Bill Yerkes pizza, I am especially sorry. One of the many nice […]

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New Owner at Bono Pizza Keeps Wood Fired Ovens Running

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson New Owner at Bono Pizza Keeps Wood Fired Ovens Running

There are dozens of pizza joints all around town, several in the Grandview Heights and Fifth by North West neighborhoods. So to be successful in such a market, Bono Pizza had to do something that would make them stand out – and they did. Recently taken over by former manager and owner Jake Wilch, Bono […]

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bonoPizza Founders Switching to Tacos

Walker Evans Walker Evans bonoPizza Founders Switching to Tacos

You may know Bill and Peggy Yerkes as the brains behind bonoPizza on Northwest Boulevard, but the couple recently decided that its time to move on to their next dining adventure. “As of the other day, Peg and I ended our involvement in bono completely,” said Bill. “It is, however, still being operated.” The new […]


At Home: An architect’s residence in Bexley

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: An architect’s residence in Bexley

Every day, many people appreciate an architect’s work, but it is not often you get a glimpse into one’s personal residence. Dorri Steinhoff and Joe Kuspan are lucky to have done both. After living in the Short North, where they fixed up a home and sold it faster than they thought, the couple needed to […]


BonoPIZZA Returns to the Short North Next Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans

BonoPIZZA will be making a return to the Short North neighborhood next week as they start serving up their popular pizzas from the kitchen at the Short North Tavern, located at 674 N. High Street. Every Monday and Tuesday evening throughout June, Bill Yerkes will be cooking up your favorite pies from 5pm to 11pm […]


bonoPIZZA Reopens Tonight in New Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The much-anticipated reopening of bonoPIZZA is finally upon us. Bill Yerkes is opening the doors to the new restaurant at 1717 Northwest Boulevard (near the corner of Northwest and Chambers) starting tonight at 5pm. The new pizza shop is located inside of a carryout store on the corner, and only seats around a dozen people […]


Fozzie’s Pizzeria coming to Olde Towne East in June


From This Week News: Pizzeria has right elements for future career, chemical engineer says By Gary Seman Jr. Orin Hemminger plans to open Fozzie’s, a pizzeria, this June in Olde Town East. He didn’t expect to open a pizza joint – he really wants to own a microbrewery – but simply saw a need and […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!