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Shop Talk: New Gym in Lewis Center Combines Cardio and Strength Training

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: New Gym in Lewis Center Combines Cardio and Strength Training

The fitness scene in Columbus continues to grow with the addition of a new gym in Lewis Center at 6297 Pullman Drive. Chicago-based Shred415 follows a unique model that allows everyone to have a complete and personalized workout. Shred415 Lewis Center Owner Dustin Speaks opened the gym earlier this year after taking a class at […]

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Shop Talk: Thurn’s Specialty Meats Serving Columbus for Over 120 Years

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Thurn’s Specialty Meats Serving Columbus for Over 120 Years

Thurn’s Specialty Meats has been a staple in the Columbus area for over 120 years. Thurn’s has been a family-run business since its founding, and is currently in the hands of the founder’s great-grandson, Albert. Located at 530 Greenlawn Ave., the market offers a variety of wursts, sliced meats, smoked meats, and fresh pork items. […]

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Local Nonprofit Offers Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Randi Walle Randi Walle Local Nonprofit Offers Therapeutic Horseback Riding

In 2002, local law student Jennifer Hanson had a desire to reach inner city youth in a unique way. That same year, she fulfilled her dream when she bought a horse and began taking her into the inner city to visit with youth. The duo received a warm welcome and soon her horse became so […]

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Shop Talk: 3 Businesses Collaborate in Shared Space in Powell

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: 3 Businesses Collaborate in Shared Space in Powell

Earlier this year, the owners and business partners at B/Rose Beauty Bar in Powell revamped their space and opened their doors to two new businesses. Birch Boutique opened in the spring and Oasis Face Bar opened last month. The three businesses share a storefront and have cultivated a fluid atmosphere where guests can enjoy services […]

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Travel: St. Louis in 12 Hours

Randi Walle Randi Walle Travel: St. Louis in 12 Hours

Despite not being a major city by population, St. Louis holds its own against other larger cities with its tourist attractions, quirky foods, and iconic sites. Sports fans, foodies, and site-seers can all find activities within the city. Because of the city’s smaller size and the close proximity of attractions, experiencing a wide variety of […]

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The Kilbourne Project: The Four Families that are Revitalizing an Entire Town

Randi Walle Randi Walle The Kilbourne Project: The Four Families that are Revitalizing an Entire Town

Have you and your friends ever talked about buying a big piece of land and building houses near each other? For college friends Garrett Gandee, Nate Hatfield, and Aaron Heydinger that idea became their reality. But they didn’t stop with just buying land for their homes; they teamed up with another local business owner, Josh […]

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Around Ohio: Rest and Relaxation in a Historic River Town

Randi Walle Randi Walle Around Ohio: Rest and Relaxation in a Historic River Town

Ripley, Ohio is a relatively unheard-of destination that is packed with history and small-town charm. Ripley is just over 100 miles southwest of Columbus and has a population of around 2,000 people. Sitting across the Ohio River from Kentucky, this small river town was home to several abolitionists and played a major role in the […]

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