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Shop Talk: Blissed Out Boutique Opens in Westerville

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Blissed Out Boutique Opens in Westerville

This month, Darcy Blessing opened Blissed Out Boutique. The shop is located in Westerville at 320 S. State St. The boutique carries sizes 2 to 22, offering unique selections in each size category from missy to plus. Just over a year ago, Blessing decided she was ready to follow her long-time dream of joining the […]

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Fiber Company with Columbus Roots Works for Sustainability in Kyrgyzstan

Randi Walle Randi Walle Fiber Company with Columbus Roots Works for Sustainability in Kyrgyzstan

June Cashmere has been selling ethical cashmere all over the world since 2016. Owner Sy Belohlavek moved from Columbus to Kyrgyzstan with his wife and children in 2010 to begin researching and planning a cashmere business.  Today, more than 100 vendors offer June Cashmere yarn, including local Dublin shop Knitting Temptations. Prior to 2010, Belohlavek […]

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Columbus Personal Assistants Look to Eliminate the Weekly To-Do List

Randi Walle Randi Walle Columbus Personal Assistants Look to Eliminate the Weekly To-Do List

Columbus native Nikki Veneziano launched Columbus Personal Assistants in August of 2017. A year later, her company has grown to employing 11 assistants serving the central Ohio region. Veneziano holds a BFA in Dance with an emphasis in Musical Theatre and is a certified personal trainer. She worked as a personal assistant in New York […]

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Shop Talk: THREAD Opens New Short North Location

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: THREAD Opens New Short North Location

Local boutique THREAD opened their second location earlier this month. The new shop is located at 930 N. High St., inside The Brunner Building in the historic Short North Arts District. THREAD is just one retailer inside of a mixed-use building that will eventually house a restaurant and apartments. Owner Miranda Boyle opened her first […]

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Shop Talk: Father-Son Duo Carry On Legacy of 130-Year-Old Business

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Father-Son Duo Carry On Legacy of 130-Year-Old Business

Beck & Orr Book Binding has been part of the Columbus community for over a century. The business was started in 1888 by a book binder (Beck) and a printer (Orr) at State & Third. After moving locations a few times, the business has been settled at 3097 W. Broad St. for the last 28 […]

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Travel: Geneva on the Lake – A Vacation Destination for over 100 Years

Randi Walle Randi Walle Travel: Geneva on the Lake – A Vacation Destination for over 100 Years

Located in Ashtabula County on Lake Erie, Geneva on the Lake has been a vacation destination for over a century. In 1795, the Connecticut Land Company purchased the territory along the lake from the state of Connecticut, and soon a group of surveyors set out to explore the land. After months surveying and mapping the […]

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Photos: All Things Brunch Festival 2018

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Photos: All Things Brunch Festival 2018

On Friday, April 20th, Brunch Fans joined together to celebrate their favorite meal at the All Things Brunch Festival. It was an evening full of delicious bites, sips, donut walls, giant bacon and more! Don’t worry if you missed it, we’ve got some photos so you can feel like you were there. A big shout […]

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