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Dulce Vida Expanding to the Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Dulce Vida Expanding to the Short North

Local ice cream shop Dulce Vida is rapidly expanding throughout Columbus. With two locations established since 2016, the authentic Mexican ice cream parlor will open a third in the Short North this fall. “They wanted to expand. And we took them to breakfast one morning several months ago in the Short North. And the owner, […]

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Video: Cooking on a Budget with Local Matters

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Cooking on a Budget with Local Matters

Local Matters, an organization addressing food insecurity, is bringing back their Veggie Van. First introduced in 2009, the Veggie Van has recently received an influx of funding to get it back on the streets in neighborhoods without easy access to fresh, organic produce. Tori Strickland, Director of Programs for Local Matters, says this newest iteration […]

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North Market Announces New Merchant American Nut Company

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega North Market Announces New Merchant American Nut Company

The North Market has announced that local business American Nut Company will be joining its lineup. The new merchant will set up between Little Eater and North Market Spices, opening later this summer. American Nut Company specializes in Bavarian glazed roasted almonds and pecans. It’s a healthier spin on the typical state fair snacks with […]

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Ohio’s Six Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio’s Six Week Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

Ohio’s six week abortion ban has been blocked by a federal judge. Planned to go into effect on July 11, the state’s most restrictive abortion measure has now been delayed. Senior US District Judge Michael Barrett issued an injunction on Wednesday, temporarily preventing the ban from becoming law.  “Inasmuch as this Court has determined that […]

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Kitchen Social Opening at Polaris Later This Year

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kitchen Social Opening at Polaris Later This Year

A modern day tavern is headed for Polaris. Kitchen Social, taking over the space near Condado at 8954 Lyra Drive, will open later this year. The concept comes from a trio of entrepreneurs with a long history at Bravo and Brio restaurants. Kitchen Social will have the menu of a typical tavern — traditional, American […]

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Satori Ramen Bar Opens This Weekend

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Satori Ramen Bar Opens This Weekend

The newest North Market merchant, Satori Ramen Bar, will open this Sunday, June 30.  First announced back in February, Satori Ramen Bar will introduce ramen noodle dishes, rice-based entrees, and small plates to the North Market scene. Along with items made ready to eat, the vendor will also offer kits with broth, toppings, and uncooked […]

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Acre Announces Closure of Both Locations

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Acre Announces Closure of Both Locations

Acre’s Northwest Boulevard location closed Tuesday, June 25. It’s the first of two closures for the company, which closes its Clintonville store in “another week or two.” The news came in an announcement by founder Todd Mills on the restaurant’s social media accounts. “We set out to offer wholesome foods built with local ingredients, in […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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