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Toys R Us To Close All US Stores, Including Seven in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Toys R Us To Close All US Stores, Including Seven in Central Ohio

The writing has been on the wall for some time at chain store Toys R Us, so it should come as little surprise that the company announced today that it would be closing and/or selling all of its 800 remaining stores across the U.S. The company filed for bankruptcy last September with over five billion in […]

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Best Buy Closing 257 “Mobile” Locations, Including Tuttle Mall Store

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Buy Closing 257 “Mobile” Locations, Including Tuttle Mall Store

According to a report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Best Buy announced intentions to close all 257 of its “Best Buy Mobile” stores across the U.S., effective May 31. The “Mobile” store format was originally launched in 2006 as a way to sell mobile phones and accessories in something smaller than their […]

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Chipotle Closes Tasty Made Burgers in Lancaster

Walker Evans Walker Evans Chipotle Closes Tasty Made Burgers in Lancaster

After just 16 months in business, Chipotle is closing its burger experiment Tasty Made. The chain opened a single location in Lancaster, Ohio in October 2016, and after a lukewarm reception, decided to close its doors earlier this week. The Lancaster Eagle-Gazette broke the news on Wednesday, in which a Chipotle official stated that the […]

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The Carvery Downtown Closes for Good

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Carvery Downtown Closes for Good

After a plumbing mishap last December, The Carvery sandwich shop located on E. Gay Street is unable to reopen its doors. The restaurant notified diners on Facebook on December 17, after which it appeared to be under maintenance. This week, their closed for construction sign was removed, and owner Dave Ruhl confirmed The Carvery is […]

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13-Year Harrison West Staple Caffe’ Apropos to Close this Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 13-Year Harrison West Staple Caffe’ Apropos to Close this Month

For 13 years, Caffe’ Apropos, located on the corner of Third and Michigan, has served up espresso, coffee, snacks, wine and beer, satisfying customers’ cravings from dawn ’til dark. That’ll come to an end this month, as owner Anton Wood confirmed the building will close its doors on January 19. “It is true we will […]

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Three Dog Bakery Will Close this Month Due to Rent Increase

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Three Dog Bakery Will Close this Month Due to Rent Increase

Dog people loved Three Dog Bakery, the Short North shop that for the last 10 years has supplied a niche market with all the pupcakes and Boston Terrier cream pies it could handle. It’s been a place that, for long-time customer Melissa Elliott, always seemed to care about her Great Dane Caine as much as […]

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Yavonne Sarber on the Coming Closure of deNOVO and the Decline of Fine Dining

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Yavonne Sarber on the Coming Closure of deNOVO and the Decline of Fine Dining

When Yavonne Sarber moved her upscale eatery deNOVO to Columbus Commons, she didn’t anticipate hurting for clientele. While an increasingly busy area come sundown, Downtown still doesn’t get the foot traffic common to neighborhoods further north on High Street, unless there’s a show at the theatre, or an event in the park. After holding on […]

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