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Retail Roundup: Relocations, Closings and New Shops on the Horizon

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Retail Roundup: Relocations, Closings and New Shops on the Horizon

In a tough year and a half for many industries, including retail, it’s not all bad news for Columbus shops and boutiques. Local favorites are relocating, and a few shops that are “closing” would more accurately be described as downsizing. Plus, a flea and summer market frequenter arrives soon to Clintonville. Check out the latest […]

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Shop Talk: Leisure Club

Walker Evans Walker Evans Shop Talk: Leisure Club

Now in its third iteration, the recently re-located and re-opened Leisure Club is ready to bring you the full experience you deserve. Launched by creative duo Matthew Barnes and Jared Gibbons, Leisure Club is one part experiential retail store and one part event venue — with a strong “basement den” aesthetic that any 80s dad would […]

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Polaris Mall Owner Files for Bankruptcy

Walker Evans Walker Evans Polaris Mall Owner Files for Bankruptcy

Columbus-based Washington Prime Group formally announced on Sunday, June 13 that the company is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company owns and operates over 100 shopping centers and malls throughout the U.S., including Polaris Fashion Place. According to a media statement published on the Washington Prime Group website, the company cited the COVID-19 […]

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First Look: Tigertree

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Tigertree

Tigertree is ready to welcome in-person shoppers to its new digs in Clintonville. The retailer moved from Short North roughly three and a half miles up High to settle in at 3284 N. High St. When Tigertree announced its departure from the Short North last summer after nearly a decade and a half, Co-Founder Josh […]

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Renovation Planned for Delaware Train Station

Brent Warren Brent Warren Renovation Planned for Delaware Train Station

A renovation is planned for the former CSX Rail Depot in Delaware. Located at the southeast corner of East Central Avenue and Lake Street, the historic building has been slowly deteriorating for decades. Columbus-based RiverWest Partners is now moving forward with the project after pandemic-related delays. An LLC associated with the firm bought the property […]

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Tigertree Back to Brick-and-Mortar with New Clintonville Storefront

Susan Post Susan Post Tigertree Back to Brick-and-Mortar with New Clintonville Storefront

When Tigertree announced last July it would be closing its retail storefront and moving to a strictly online format, Co-Founder Josh Quinn said there would be a return to brick-and-mortar someday. Someday has now come a lot sooner than expected. Tigertree has landed a new home at 3284 N. High St. in Clintonville, taking over […]

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On Paper Still on High Street After Short North Move

Susan Post Susan Post On Paper Still on High Street After Short North Move

On Paper announced late last year that after 20 plus years in the Short North, the shop would be looking for a new home. And they’ve found it – just two doors north at 743 N. High St. At the time, Owner Margy Lydy-Meeker expected a move out of prime, High Street real estate. However, […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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