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Newest Gateway Tenant Leo’s on the Alley Opening Soon

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Newest Gateway Tenant Leo’s on the Alley Opening Soon

Oldfield’s North Fourth Tavern owner Dan Starek will bring an old school dive bar to what used to be Eddie George’s event space. Rounding out the lineup of tenants filling up the Gateway, Leo’s on the Alley aims for that Cheers vibe, offering a place for regulars to come every day of the week. Starek […]

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Co-Ed Salon Bishops Opens in Clintonville This Weekend

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Co-Ed Salon Bishops Opens in Clintonville This Weekend

Bishops, the Portland-based co-ed salon-slash-barbershop, will open in Clintonville this weekend. Franchise owner Kellie Wurtzman hand-picked the neighborhood for her “judgement free” business, aiming to add to the culture created by area shops and residents. “The Clintonville neighborhood is so diverse and open to new ideas and views it was the perfect place to showcase […]

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Florin Coffee Roasters Launches Online Retail Store

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Florin Coffee Roasters Launches Online Retail Store

After nine years of running roasting programs at local coffee shops, Hans Hochstedler was ready to branch out on his own. Teaming up with his wife Joelle, they’ve started new wholesaling roasting company Florin Coffee. “The goal is to not have a brick and mortar store,” Hans Hochstedler said. “The reason we’re doing that is […]

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New Local Roaster Bacca Coffee Prioritizes Ethical Harvesting, Launches Boxed Cold Brew

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Local Roaster Bacca Coffee Prioritizes Ethical Harvesting, Launches Boxed Cold Brew

Operating out of a German Village kitchen, business partners Jared Gibbons and Steven Engel are roasting coffee for the masses. They launched Bacca in March, using an ever-changing lineup of beans to create small batches of “bright, fruity, eccentric, single-origin” coffees. Breaking into the retail market has been a challenge, but that might change as […]

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Balanced Yoga Opening German Village Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Balanced Yoga Opening German Village Location

Clintonville’s Balanced Yoga announced plans this week for a second location in German Village. Owner Leah Westwater signed a lease moving the yoga studio in with Fox In The Snow Cafe’s newest location at 210 Thurman Ave. “German Village has a wonderfully unique vibe—both historic and urban—and we are so excited to join the neighborhood,” […]

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Local Online Sex Store “Curious” First to Offer Body-Safe Toys

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Online Sex Store “Curious” First to Offer Body-Safe Toys

Bake Me Happy owners Letha and Wendy Pugh are teaming up with local sexperts Chelsea Varnum and Kristin Torres to bring the first-ever body-safe sex shop to Columbus. “If you want to know if a toy is body-safe or not, you can smell it,” said Varnum, who earned a degree in human sexuality education. “Most […]

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Drunch Eatery & Bar Will Make Brunch an Everyday Meal

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Drunch Eatery & Bar Will Make Brunch an Everyday Meal

Brunch lovers (AKA everyone) will have a spot to hit up any day of the week come spring. Drunch Eatery and Bar, currently settling in on the corner of East Third and North Fourth streets in Italian Village, will offer a breakfast-centric menu from 6 a.m. until dinner time. The concept formed from a collaboration […]

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