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Canal Winchester Upgrades from Village to City

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An interesting story by Robert Paschen in yesterday’s This Week News reveals that Canal Winchester will be officially transforming from a village into a city after the completion of the 2010 census: “Canal Winchester ready for ‘city’ status“. The population of this area was 4,478 at the 2000 census, and within Ohio, city status is […]


Local Bakers to Appear on TLC Ultimate Cake-Off


From ThisWeek News: Grandview resident helps best friend on ‘Ultimate Cake Off’ Wednesday, March 24, 2010 By Alan Froman When Columbus-based cake decorator Heather Skomp participated in an episode of TLC’s “Ultimate Cake-Off” last month, she brought someone she could count on to help her. Her best friend, Grandview resident Stephanie Wolfe, serves as Skomp’s […]

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Clintonville Rejects Mixed-Use Development

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This Week News is reporting that the Clintonville Area Commission rejected a proposal last week that called for a four-story building at the corner of High Street and California Avenue. The building would contain 6,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor and 26 apartment units on the floors above it. Commissioners and […]


German Village Man Starts Yard Waste Program

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From This Week News: Village to have its own yard-waste program By David J. Cross A German Village man is stepping up to fill the vacuum left by the city’s decision to cut yard-waste pickup. David Gaumer, owner of Garden Bouquet, has organized a service for those on the south side. Gaumer is collecting yard […]


Jason’s Restaurant Forced to Rename to J. Liu’s

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According to this article in This Week News, Jason’s Restaurant will be changing names soon. Both the Dublin and Worthington locations will soon be rebranded as J. Liu’s, as an Arizona-based chain called Jason’s Deli opens their first Ohio location. Oddly enough, the new Jason’s Deli will be opening just down the street from the […]


Kingsdale Shopping Center revamp planned for 2010

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  This Week News wrote Kingsdale in contract to local developers  Friday, October 3, 2008 By STELLA SCHARF Two Columbus developers announced Friday that they are in contract to purchase the Kingsdale Shopping Center from Florida-based Regency Centers LP. Continental Real Estate Companies CEO Frank Kass and development partner Mark Catalano of Upper Arlington said […]


New date, location for Oktoberfest 2008

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This Week News wrote New date, location for Oktoberfest Wednesday, August 6, 2008 By DAVID J. CROSS The German Village Society’s annual Oktoberfest is less than a month away, and organizers are hard at work adjusting to both a venue change and a new date. In a change from previous years, the upcoming Oktoberfest will […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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