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Anthology about Columbus, by Columbus, for Columbus

 Brenda Layman Anthology about Columbus, by Columbus, for Columbus

On December 14, 2011 a new book featuring twelve stories about Columbus, Ohio, written by twelve Central Ohio writers will hit shelves locally and nationally. A free release event to commemorate Across Town: Stories of Columbus will be held at Kafe Kerouac on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., featuring readings from the book, […]

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GCAC Presents: Supporting Local All Year at the North Market

 Mary Martineau GCAC Presents: Supporting Local All Year at the North Market

You’ve seen the entreaties on Facebook and Google+ to shop local this holiday season with the great graphics and trendy tag lines. At the North Market we broadcast the benefits of supporting small local merchants, farmers, artisans and musicians 365 days a year and we walk the talk. North Market merchants provide outstanding locally raised […]

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New Pop-Up Shop Helps You to Buy Locally at Easton This Holiday Season

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Pop-Up Shop Helps You to Buy Locally at Easton This Holiday Season

It might sound a little early to already be thinking about holiday shopping, but the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) is already hard at work to help connect local retailers with new customers. Celebrate Local is the name of a new pop-up retail store that will be opening at Easton Town Center on October […]


It’s Farmers’ Market Time – 2011

Anne Evans Anne Evans It’s Farmers’ Market Time – 2011

Looking for the most current information? CLICK HERE for the 2017 List of Farmers Markets in Columbus and Central Ohio. Ahh, spring. The start of the bountiful growing season and time of year that the Farmers’ Markets begin popping up all over town. If you aren’t growing your own food, Farmers’ Markets are a fantastic […]


Best Place to Shop of 2010 – Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Short North scores another threepeat this year by being voted up into the number one spot once again for places that locals love to shop. And with good reason too, as the Short North offers a little bit of something for everyone with a diverse range of unique retailers all within easy walking distance […]

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The Retail Roundup – December 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Our sister site TheMetropreneur.com is focusing on local retail businesses throughout the month of December and has already profiled quite a few that should be of interest to the Columbus Underground community. Those include The Candle Lab, who has a new store open in Powell, JackThreads, an online shopping site which was bought out earlier […]

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This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!