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Six glacial ravines cut east to west through this neighborhood just six miles north of downtown Columbus. Whetstone Park is a popular landmark and features bike trails, baseball fields and tennis courts, a pond, a library, and a recreation facility, as well as the 13-acre Park of Roses. Clintonville’s business district, concentrated on and near High Street, is home to a variety of shops and bakeries.

Bites & Sips: Afra Grill, Gogibop Open, Changes for Flowers & Bread and More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Afra Grill, Gogibop Open, Changes for Flowers & Bread and More

Dining and drinking in Central Ohio may look a bit different as restrictions remain in place due to the coronavirus, however that hasn’t kept a few new spots from popping up and others from pivoting to find new ways to move forward. Read on for more food news! Afra Grill Opens on Morse Road Blending […]

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Eat Purr Love Cat Cafe Closes Clintonville Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Eat Purr Love Cat Cafe Closes Clintonville Location

After nearly four years in business in Clintonville, the owners of the Eat Purr Love Cat Cafe announced last week that they will not be re-opening their doors at 3041 Indianola Ave. The business closed temporarily in March at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic and they are opting to let their lease expire in […]

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Two Clintonville Businesses Announce Permanent Closures

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Clintonville Businesses Announce Permanent Closures

As many businesses work to reopen after being shut down during the Coronavirus Pandemic, some locals are calling it quits. On Wednesday, Paper Moon Art Studio announced that they would be closing their doors in Clintonville permanently. The primary reason for their closure was that the shutdown impacted their entire business model and they could […]

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Drive Thru: Portia’s Pizza

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Drive Thru: Portia’s Pizza

Whole World Natural Restaurant’s pizza was a Clintonville institution. Founded in 1978, it was vegetarian before vegetarian was cool. After a long run, it closed its doors in 2017.  While endings are always a little sad, good news was just around the corner. Portia’s Cafe announced intentions to expand a diner operation in the vacated […]

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Little Changing for Lucky’s Market After Sale

Susan Post Susan Post Little Changing for Lucky’s Market After Sale

It’s good news for Lucky’s fans. The Clintonville grocery store will largely remain the same Lucky’s shoppers know and love after its purchase by Cleveland-based Dave’s Markets. The grocer announced the purchase of both the Columbus and Cleveland Lucky’s stores last week, following initial speculation that Lucky’s founders would retain control of the stores. Aaron […]

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Mozart’s Celebrates 25 Years

Susan Post Susan Post Mozart’s Celebrates 25 Years

These days, things at Mozart’s are looking more like when they started 25 years ago. Husband and wife team Anand and Doris Saha working together in the kitchen to turn out European-style confections. Anand the heart, and Doris, the soul, Anand says. “Without her it wouldn’t work,” he says. Mozart’s opened its doors on April […]

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Cleveland Grocer Buys Lucky’s Market

Susan Post Susan Post Cleveland Grocer Buys Lucky’s Market

Lucky’s Market Columbus, 2770 N. High St., has a new owner. Cleveland-based Dave’s Markets purchased the Columbus and Cleveland locations of the bankrupt grocery store chain for $1.72 million according to Supermarket News. Founded in the 1920s, Dave’s Markets has a long history in the Cleveland area where it operates 13 stores. The sale is […]

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