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German Village

Located just south of downtown Columbus, this historic neighborhood was settled by a large number of German immigrants in the mid-1800s. Today, German Village has a single zoned commercial strip along Livingston Avenue; it’s mostly a residential neighborhood of red-brick homes with wrought iron fences along tree-lined, brick streets.

No plans to return Oktoberfest to Schiller Park

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This Week News wrote No plans to return Oktoberfest to Schiller Park Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 By DAVID J. CROSS German Village Society trustee Bill Curlis has tackled the question on a regular basis over the years: Why can’t Oktoberfest be held at Schiller Park? “Why not Schiller Park?” Curlis asked. “Where do you put […]

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Oktoberfest to change locations again in 2008

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This Week News wrote Oktoberfest to change locations Thursday, January 24, 2008 DAVID J. CROSS For the second straight year, the German Village Society’s Oktoberfest will change location. Katharine Moore, executive director of the society, said last week the festival is expected to move to Genoa Park and Amphitheater near COSI. “We don’t have a […]

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MoJoe Lounge a new German Village ‘hangout’

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This Week News wrote MoJoe Lounge an area ‘hangout’ Thursday, January 10, 2008 DAVID J. CROSS Mark Swanson, owner of the new MoJoe Lounge in German Village, hopes his new establishment is another “hangout” for area residents. Columbus’s third MoJoe Lounge, which is housed at the former site of Caterina, was expected to opens its […]

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Columbus makes NY Post 2007 Travel Top 5

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nypost.com wrote 5 TOP TRIPS (AND WHY YOU SHOULD PLAN THEM NOW) By DAVID LANDSEL December 25, 2007 Here are just five of the most memorable trips Itook this year – and tips on how to do them yourself, if you’ve a mind. 1) Winter mornings in the baths of BUDAPEST 2) Eating and drinking […]

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Artisan chocolate shop finds home in German Village

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This Week News wrote Artisan chocolate shop finds home in German Village Thursday, December 6, 2007 GARY SEMAN JR. Kristy Yosick, a self-described chocoholic, will feed her habit and that of others with her new shop in German Village. Yosick’s Artisan Chocolates opened earlier this week in 1,400 square feet at 539 S. Fifth St. […]

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New German Village Bakery: Bakery Gingham

 

I didn’t see this piece of news anywhere else on the boards, so here goes… Last week i was at Brown Bag deli and the little liquor shop they had on the side was undergoing some construction. i picked up this week’s GV gazette and there is an article about the place going in there. […]

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Hey Columbus! Shop Independent for the Holidays

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The holiday shopping season kicks into full swing this week with Black Friday quickly approaching. Avoid the crowds at Easton and Polaris and instead check out the plethora of small independent boutiques that can be found in and around downtown! Here’s some links to local businesses to get some ideas flowing. Feel free to contribute […]

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