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Mini-Super to Replace Little Eater Produce at North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mini-Super to Replace Little Eater Produce at North Market

This summer, the produce stand at the North Market is getting an overhaul. A new business operation called Mini-Super will take over the space, replacing Little Eater Produce and Provisions. Mini-Super will be opened and operated by Matthew Miner, a 20-year industry veteran with experience at Northwest Natural Foods and Whole Foods. “The addition of Mini-Super will […]

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Big Fun Celebrates 5th Anniversary in the Short North

Randi Walle Randi Walle Big Fun Celebrates 5th Anniversary in the Short North

In May, Big Fun will celebrate five years in the Short North. Located at 672 N. High St., the toy shop carries a variety of comics, toys, and novelties. Owner Jason Williams has been a comic collector his whole life, and has been in the business for over ten years. Prior to opening Big Fun […]

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Toys R Us To Close All US Stores, Including Seven in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Toys R Us To Close All US Stores, Including Seven in Central Ohio

The writing has been on the wall for some time at chain store Toys R Us, so it should come as little surprise that the company announced today that it would be closing and/or selling all of its 800 remaining stores across the U.S. The company filed for bankruptcy last September with over five billion in […]

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The Hills Market Downtown Celebrates 5 Years With Anniversary Party

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Hills Market Downtown Celebrates 5 Years With Anniversary Party

The Hills Market Downtown is coming up on its five year anniversary, and to celebrate, the market will host a party featuring its most popular dishes and drinks, games and live music. The party, set for March 10, will be an afternoon event serving in-house lobster rolls, local potato chips, Der Dutchmen hand pies, pulled pork […]

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First Look: IT’SUGAR at Easton Town Center

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill First Look: IT’SUGAR at Easton Town Center

Your day has come, die-hard candy fans. IT’SUGAR is officially open for business at Easton Town Center, and it is intense. Whether you’re interested in gummy bears by the pound, exotic candies you may have never tried, or oversized, classic, American candies, IT’SUGAR is a sugar fiend’s dream come true. They’ve even got a wall […]

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Local Babies “R” Us Store Closing Due to Toys “R” Us Bankruptcy

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Babies “R” Us Store Closing Due to Toys “R” Us Bankruptcy

Last September, national toy store chain Toys “R” Us filed for bankruptcy to restructure their five billion dollars worth of debt. The company stated that their 1,600 brick and mortar stores were “mostly profitable” at that point in time and did not announce any location closures. That changes today as the company has now announced […]

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Top 10 Specialty Stores in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Specialty Stores in Columbus

When you’re looking for a unique gift item or obscure find, you can’t just go to Target or Walmart. Locals know that there’s a selection of specialty shops that will help you find something a little more special. This year, our readers and editors picked Big Fun as the number one destination for that type […]

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