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New Wine & Chocolate Shop Opening Downtown

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Wine & Chocolate Shop Opening Downtown

The Winans brand is spreading throughout Columbus. Three more locations of the Dayton-based chocolate and coffee shop are set to open next year. Monica Thomas, owner of Winans in German Village, is opening a second franchise Downtown at the Highpoint on Columbus Commons in early spring. Thomas said Joe Reiser, Corporate Owner for over 20 […]

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MMELO Boutique Confections Opening Downtown Store

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner MMELO Boutique Confections Opening Downtown Store

MMELO Boutique Confections will be opening a Downtown brick-and-mortar store late this summer, located right next door to The North Market. Owner Michelle Allen first started MMELO, a candy store that carries gourmet marshmallows, tea cakes, chocolate and more, baking out of commissary The Food Fort. After a successful MMELO holiday pop-up at Easton Town Center, […]

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Katy’s Kandies Enters Columbus Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Katy’s Kandies Enters Columbus Market

When Katy Quigley made the first batch of truffles that launched her company 33 years ago, it was a happy accident. She originally attempted an old See’s fudge recipe, which turned out disastrously. Undiscouraged, she froze the remaining fudge and rolled it into balls, which she then dipped in melted chocolate. The resulting truffles sold […]

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Best Bites Breakdown: Eagle Family Candy Company

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Best Bites Breakdown: Eagle Family Candy Company

The Eagle Family Candy Company may be one of the oldest family-owned businesses in Columbus. The cozy Beechwold store first opened its doors in 1946, and has been operating ever since. Current owner Dee Dee Eagle, a fourth generation chocolatier, took the helm after her grandfather, the original owner, retired. They’ll be providing sampling of […]

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RocketFizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop Coming Soon to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans RocketFizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop Coming Soon to The Short North

Lyndsay Maher is a classic Columbus “boomeranger”. She lived in the Short North for awhile, moved to Colorado for work for three years, and recently returned to Columbus. But she didn’t come back alone. While visiting Boulder, she fell in love with a shop called Rocket Fizz — a California-based retail chain which sells its […]

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Treat to Try: John Eagle Chocolates

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: John Eagle Chocolates

John Eagle Candies has been operating in Beechwold since 1946. It sits in a squat little building, right on High street. While the candy stores at the malls are palatial with floor-to-ceiling displays of packaged things, and barrels into which little kids plunge their sticky hands, John Eagle keeps it modestly old school. At the […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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