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Milo’s Deli Celebrates 15 Years in Franklinton

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Milo’s Deli Celebrates 15 Years in Franklinton

It’s hard to imagine what the Franklinton area would look like without the Pappas’ family influence. They’ve been in the neighborhood for a long time as the owners and operators of Tommy’s Diner, located at 914 West Broad Street, and Milo’s Deli, situated just west at 980 West Broad Street. This year marks the 15th […]

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Breakfast Review: Tommy’s Diner

BreakfastwithNick BreakfastwithNick Breakfast Review: Tommy’s Diner

I have the feeling, as I’m stepping into Tommy’s for the first time, that I’m entering a bit of history that’s not really my own. Admittedly, I don’t venture into Columbus’ Franklinton neighborhood often enough, so I can’t claim it as my neighborhood, and thus I can’t claim a Franklinton institution like Tommy’s. At the […]


Tommy’s Diner – Nostalgia alive and well

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Columbus Dispatch wrote Tommy’s Diner – Nostalgia alive and well Thursday, October 4, 2007 By BY TIM FERAN Tommy’s Diner doesn’t resemble the Statehouse, but the Franklinton establishment does have some notable things in common with the Ohio seat of government. Both are longtime Columbus institutions. Both have seen their share of politicians wheeling […]

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