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Health Department Forces Downtown Restaurant to Close

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Health Department Forces Downtown Restaurant to Close

Criollo, the Peruvian restaurant that opened on East Gay Street in October 2018, has been shut down by the Health Department for operating without a food service operation license.  The restaurant had been open intermittently for several weeks, but an “emergency notice of violation and order to correct” was posted on Criollo’s door as of […]

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Store Closings: Victoria’s Secret, JC Penney, Tesla, Gap

Walker Evans Walker Evans Store Closings: Victoria’s Secret, JC Penney, Tesla, Gap

The past week has been a rough one for national chain retailers. Multiple companies announced store closure plans following reports of poor financial performance. Those announcements include: GAP announced that it would split off Old Navy and close 230 GAP stores over the next two years. Tesla announced that all sales will be moving online […]

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Kroger Announces Sudden Closure of Columbus Bakery

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kroger Announces Sudden Closure of Columbus Bakery

Say farewell to the intoxicatingly sweet smells of the Columbus Bakery. Kroger announced on Monday, Feb. 11 that it has closed the facility at 457 Cleveland Ave., impacting 411 workers.  The decision was motivated by the outdated layout and age of the production plant’s equipment, which made it “no longer sustainable for us to remain […]

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Meat Packers Outlet Downtown Now Closed

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Meat Packers Outlet Downtown Now Closed

Downtown’s 61-year-old Meat Packers Outlet has closed, as of Tuesday, Jan. 22. The business made the announcement in a post on their Facebook page. “After 61 years of serving the city of Columbus we are sorry to say we have closed our doors as of January 22, 2019. Thank you for your patronage over the […]

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Oats & Barley Market Announces Upcoming Closure

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Oats & Barley Market Announces Upcoming Closure

Short North residents and shoppers have a few weeks left to pay a visit to Oats & Barley Market. The boutique grocery announced its imminent closure in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Jan. 22. No exact closing date was given. “We are forever grateful for the amazing customers who we now call our friends, and […]

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