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First Look: IT’SUGAR at Easton Town Center

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill First Look: IT’SUGAR at Easton Town Center

Your day has come, die-hard candy fans. IT’SUGAR is officially open for business at Easton Town Center, and it is intense. Whether you’re interested in gummy bears by the pound, exotic candies you may have never tried, or oversized, classic, American candies, IT’SUGAR is a sugar fiend’s dream come true. They’ve even got a wall […]

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National Candy Retailer IT’SUGAR Opening at Easton Town Center

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega National Candy Retailer IT’SUGAR Opening at Easton Town Center

This week, national candy retailer IT’SUGAR will open its first Columbus store and second store in Ohio. The company, which has more than 100 locations across the country and offers a variety of candies, confections, and novelty products, will open at Easton Town Center on Friday, February 2. IT’SUGAR’s 1,600-square-foot space will stock an inventory […]

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Treat to Try: Anthony Thomas Easter Eggs

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Anthony Thomas Easter Eggs

You’ve got one candy holiday left, sweeties. Then it’s a dry spell until Halloween. No joke: All the good eating holidays are between October and April. No one gives you candy on Memorial Day, Independence Day or Labor Day. That’s just how it is. So, go big for Easter. Cadbury eggs are nice, but they’re […]

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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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The Peanut Shoppe Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Peanut Shoppe Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Downtown nut and candy store The Peanut Shoppe is celebrating a big milestone in 2016. The store, which was founded at 5 South High Street in 1936, is officially 80 years old this week. The store has relocated several times during its lifespan, most recently to the corner of High and State Streets in 2014. […]

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Treat to Try: Maple Mist Farm Cotton Candy

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Maple Mist Farm Cotton Candy

I ran into a friend at the Clintonville Farmers’ Market. She was loaded down with a shopping bag full of cotton candy — she must have had ten of them in there. Smart woman, she’d just hit a stand called Maple Mist Farm, and that vendor only visits the market once a month: it’s wise […]

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Treat to Try: Katy’s Kandies

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Katy’s Kandies

The easiest way to find local confectioner, Katy’s Kandies, is online. Its website displays a bevy of goodies from toffee to truffles to buckeyes. Over the recent Mother’s Day weekend, a few of Katy’s Kandies’ wares made it into Weiland’s, and that afforded the perfect opportunity for a little impulse test-drive. While the adage, “Don’t […]

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