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Giant Eagle’s Lingering Liquor License is Keeping Other Stores From Moving In

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Giant Eagle’s Lingering Liquor License is Keeping Other Stores From Moving In

After Giant Eagle’s closing on Neil Avenue earlier this month, some nearby residents are concerned about the vacant lot’s future. And, although the grocery store’s shelves are empty, the liquor store is still open, stocked and selling. Because their liquor license legally must remain at that address, the shop can’t close for more than 24 […]

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Kroger Purchases Location for New Whitehall Store

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kroger Purchases Location for New Whitehall Store

It’s most likely still several years before a grand opening, but Kroger has officially taken the first step toward relocating its Whitehall store on East Broad Street. Last week, the Ohio-based grocery chain purchased a building located across the street at 3662-3712 East Broad Street in the Town & Country Shopping Center. The 78,000 square […]

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Giant Eagle Closing Neil Avenue Store on Saturday

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing Neil Avenue Store on Saturday

The time has officially come for the Neil Avenue Giant Eagle to close, as was previously announced at the beginning of the year. Signs posted on the front entrance proclaim that this Saturday, March 4th will be the final day of business for the store, and that customers are being asked to visit the Grandview […]

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Ohio’s Own: Gluten Free You and Me Pizza Crust

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Gluten Free You and Me Pizza Crust

Gluten-Free grocery offerings are pretty easy to find these days. Even traditional flour products — such as bread and cake mix — have gluten-free representatives on store shelves. That said, the side of Gluten Free You and Me’s (GFYM) pizza crust box has some striking words in a tiny font: “Gluten Free since 1993”. That […]

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Florentine Restaurant Lives On Through Marinara Sauce

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Florentine Restaurant Lives On Through Marinara Sauce

The beloved Florentine announced its unexpected departure from the local restaurant scene with a little hopeful hint. Careful readers might have noticed a mention of a possible afterlife, or second act. Incontrovertible proof of the afterlife has now arrived. The Florentine has experienced an early resurrection in jars of Marinara. They debuted on grocery shelves […]

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Ohio’s Own: Milk Drinks from Arps Dairy

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Milk Drinks from Arps Dairy

In the Ohio regional dairy scene, Snowville and Reiter are both beloved players. That said, right next to their wares in the grocery cooler was a hot pink bottle of strawberry milk. That’s hard to ignore. And when it turns out that the bottle is the product of Ohio’s very own Arps Dairy, well… that […]

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Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Walker Evans Walker Evans Giant Eagle Closing Victorian Village Store, Plus Two Others

Representatives from Giant Eagle announced today that they will soon be closing three area stores. “We thank our customers for their years of patronage at these locations, and invite them to visit us at our other area stores,” said Giant Eagle spokesperson Dan Donovan. “Central Ohio, and Columbus specifically, are important communities for Giant Eagle, […]

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