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Five Food Trucks to Try at The Park Street Festival

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Five Food Trucks to Try at The Park Street Festival

This year marks the seventh installment of the Park Street Festival, Columbus’ unofficial kickoff to the festival season. To mark this occasion, planners of the event have gone above expectations, and beyond what many thought could be possible, to really make this a party to remember. Instead of one main stage at the intersection of […]

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Boston Stoker Expands from Dayton to Columbus

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Founded in 1973 in Dayton, Boston Stoker has a history with coffee that now spans four decades. The original store primarily sold tobacco products when it first opened, but soon introduced coffee as a way to keep people lingering in the shop for longer periods of time. Eventually the store began selling coffee beans and […]

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Close to Columbus: The Oregon District

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Boutique shops, art galleries, historic buildings, coffee roasteries and plenty of bars and restaurants. No, I’m not talking about The Short North… I’m talking about The Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio. The Oregon District is a small 60-acre triangle-shaped neighborhood located immediately southeast of Downtown Dayton. The neighborhood feels distinctly divided into three separate sections: […]

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Close to Columbus: The 2nd Street Market

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The PNC 2nd Street Market is a historic railroad building that was reopened as a public farmers market in 2001 in Downtown Dayton. Located just 75 minutes west of Downtown Columbus, this unique farmers market is worthy of a weekend excursion if you’re looking for something new to do relatively close to home. The long […]

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Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees Expands from Dayton to German Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees Expands from Dayton to German Village

German Village will be gaining a new coffee and chocolate shop this Wednesday when Winans opens their doors at the corner of Third and Whittier. Winans has roots in Ohio that trace back to the late 1800s. There are currently four locations in the Dayton, owned by Joe and Laurie Reiser. Local partners Jason and […]

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Sidebar Restaurant Coming Soon to Downtown Columbus

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According to a blog update at DaytonDailyNews.com, the Sidebar restaurant located in Dayton’s Oregon Historic District will be expanding to Downtown Columbus this summer and opening a second location in the former Brownstone space at 122 E. Main Street. According to their website, Sidebar serves “Mediterranean-style small plate tapas, with a South American influence”. They […]

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Buckeye Vodka Spreads Throughout Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Buckeye Vodka Spreads Throughout Ohio

On April 1st, Dayton-based Buckeye Vodka began distributing their Ohio-made spirit throughout the state, adding another microdistillery to the growing list in the region. Buckeye Vodka aims to provide a high-quality product at an affordable price point when compared to its national competitors. We recently spoke to Jim Finke, CEO of Crystal Spirits, the producers […]

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