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Zoe Cafe Opens in Bexley

There’s been rumors of a second Tasi Cafe location in Bexley for well over a year now, and the rumors have finally (sort of) come true. The new....

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Dec 20, 2014 2:34 pm

Eight Finalists Selected for Vacant City Council Seat

As reported last weekend, 19 applicants threw their names in the hat for the Columbus City Council vacancy left by outgoing member Hearcel Craig.....

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Dec 20, 2014 12:20 pm

Best Fashion/Apparel Store of 2014: Tigertree

Columbus often gets praised as a fashion-centric city, both due to the number of corporate fashion and retail jobs headquartered here, and also due....

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Dec 20, 2014 9:17 am

Best Patio of 2014: Barcelona

It might sound silly, but determining the best patio in Columbus is something we’ve never included in our annual reader survey… until....

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Dec 20, 2014 9:16 am

Best Local Movie Theater of 2014: Studio 35

Last year was the first year that we surveyed our readers on their favorite place to take in the moviegoing experience, and for two years in a row,....

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Dec 20, 2014 9:14 am

Best Local Music Venue of 2014: The LC Pavilion

2014 was a big year for Promowest Productions. The local venue management and event production company celebrated 30 years in business, and....

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Dec 20, 2014 9:13 am

Best Local Bakery of 2014: Pistacia Vera

Cookies, pies, cakes, breads, donuts, muffins… bakeries can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Which is why we....

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Dec 20, 2014 9:11 am

Middle West Spirits Releases Ohio Maple Syrup

Local alcohol distillery Middle West Spirits made a very last-minute holiday shopping announcement this afternoon. The company is launching a very....

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Dec 19, 2014 3:14 pm

Peeing on Mars: OU wastewater treatment invention a finalist for space miss

Ohio University wastewater technology that converts urine to clean water and hydrogen fuel has a shot at going to Mars, but the more-immediate....

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Dec 19, 2014 2:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Aladdin Shrine moving to Grove City as it exits Easton

The Aladdin Shrine Event & Conference Center has bought land in Grove City for a relocation and expansion next fall. Public records show Aladdin....

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Dec 19, 2014 1:27 pm

Nationwide Children’s gene therapy lands TechColumbus investment

Gene therapy developed at Nationwide Children's Hospital that has shown early promise in improving muscle strength in children with a form of....

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Dec 19, 2014 12:43 pm

First Look: Hot Chicken Takeover at The North Market

As we reported in November, the popular Hot Chicken Takeover restaurant pop-up concept is heading indoors for the winter, temporarily relocating from....

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Dec 19, 2014 11:52 am

White Castle ready to roll out Veggie Sliders

White Castle will help you eat your broccoli. The newest creation from the folks who gave us sliders, chicken rings and the Surf & Turf is a Veggie....

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Dec 19, 2014 11:28 am

Top of the List: Central Ohio’s top home mortgage lenders

Rising interest rates and surging home prices took a toll on the mortgage lending industry in 2013. Market conditions caused companies like Wells....

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Dec 19, 2014 11:24 am

Transmission grid operator wants plants to stay open to protect against win

The electric grid operator that includes Ohio lines wants to postpone some planned plant retirements next year to help hedge against potential....

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Dec 19, 2014 11:13 am

PHOTO TOUR: Honda Heritage Center showcases decades of innovation

From its first cars to hit the ground in the U.S. to a jet that will take to the skies this summer, 55 years of Honda Motor Co. history is about....

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Dec 19, 2014 11:05 am

Ohio Machine Announces 2015 Schedule

The Ohio Machine Major League Lacrosse Team announced their 2015 schedule yesterday, which includes its season opener against the New York Lizards on....

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Dec 19, 2014 11:01 am

Columbus Crew Announces 2015 Season Openers

The Columbus Crew SC announced today that the 2015 season will officially be kicking off with an away match versus the Houston Dynamo on Saturday,....

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Dec 19, 2014 10:27 am

Another top executive out as Scotts CEO continues restructuring

The chief operating officer of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. is leaving as the lawn-and-garden juggernaut continues restructuring its executive ranks. ....

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Dec 19, 2014 10:07 am

Ohio Oil and Gas Association leader Tom Stewart retiring

The Ohio Oil and Gas Association is losing its long-time leader. Tom Stewart, who has led the state's top industry lobbying firm as executive vice....

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Dec 19, 2014 9:49 am

Year in Review: Grandview Yard, Arena District West among busy slate of rea

The commercial real estate industry was plenty active in 2014 as Nationwide Realty Investors Ltd. continued development of its Grandview Yard....

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Dec 19, 2014 9:42 am

Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Boston-based cafe chain Au Bon Pain just quietly completed the relocation of its singular Columbus location from Downtown to the OSU Wexner Medical....

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Dec 19, 2014 9:21 am

Morning Roundup: OSU trustee resigning, Blue Jackets go down fighting, and

In today's roundup: OSU Trustee Algenon Marbley leaving his seat, Big Lots closing some stores, Clevelanders upset about historic tax credit award,....

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Dec 19, 2014 7:17 am

Holiday Shopping Guide 2014 No. 5 – Last Minute Things

The holidays are near! Thank you for reading our annual Holiday Shopping Guide! The 2014 Guide is presented by the The Columbus Foundation. Their new....

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Dec 19, 2014 6:50 am

Give Diapers This Holiday Season

This holiday season, consider giving in an influential manner — one that rises above the overpriced trinkets that mom will never use, and hotter....

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Dec 19, 2014 6:45 am

Four tactics for 2014’s complex year-end tax planning

With the end of the year just around the corner, individuals and businesses often turn their attention to any last-minute, year-end tax planning they....

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Dec 19, 2014 5:00 am

Photos: Dave & Jimmy’s Jingle Ball 2014

The LC hosted yet another sold out radio Christmas show last night as Dave & Jimmy’s Jingle Ball fed the capacity crowd a hearty dose of....

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Dec 18, 2014 9:22 pm

Conservative group asking Dublin for records on Bridge Street District proj

A big public records request is the latest twist in the Bridge Street District redevelopment saga. Dublin residents associated with the conservative....

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Dec 18, 2014 5:16 pm

Honda training center designed to bridge manufacturing’s skills gap

The newest Honda facility is as much about the future as the past. While the big draw to the Honda Heritage Center in Marysville will be the museum....

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Dec 18, 2014 2:22 pm

Huntington adding Apple Pay

Huntington National Bank will offer Apple Pay in early 2015 to ease payments for its customers. As I've reported, Columbus-based Huntington....

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Dec 18, 2014 1:50 pm

Mega Fall Weekend 2014 – Vol. 13

Happy last weekend of fall! Have you gotten your ugly sweater yet? All of your cookies baked? All of your gifts ready? Tomorrow is the last edition....

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Dec 18, 2014 1:00 pm

Equity invests in Texas medical project, adds San Antonio brokerage

Commercial real estate developer Equity Inc. has jumped outside of its Columbus base for the second investment of its Equity Velocity Fund I. The....

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Dec 18, 2014 12:56 pm

Barrett School housing plan, Mercantile Building conversion land historic t

State tax credits are paving the way for the largest housing project in south Columbus in decades, plus the redevelopment of a downtown building into....

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Dec 18, 2014 12:30 pm

Obamacare’s employer mandate gets 60% approval rating, but 46% like entir

Turns out selective presentation of facts can sway public opinion. Who knew? Six in 10 Americans have a favorable view of the Affordable Care....

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Dec 18, 2014 12:27 pm

Worthington Industries’ oil and gas business misses expectations for 2Q

An oil and gas business at Worthington Industries Inc. did not meet expectations for the last quarter, but the company sees the problems as....

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Dec 18, 2014 12:26 pm

Nationwide, Otterbein team up to train software testers – ‘You’re imm

Otterbein University and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. are running a Ruby Cucumber Boot Camp, which despite its ridiculous name could fill a....

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Dec 18, 2014 12:21 pm

Temperance Row Brewing shakes off Prohibition’s ghosts with Westerville b

Scott Francis took no chances with his newest brewery, Temperance Row Brewing Co. Before opening Wednesday the long-time Columbus brewer invited a....

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Dec 18, 2014 10:47 am

Year in Review: Our most-popular stories – from Costco to Cameron Mitchel

Restaurants dominated our top 10 list of the most-viewed online stories over the past year. From familiar names like Cameron Mitchell to newcomers....

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Dec 18, 2014 10:06 am

Should AEP be guaranteed profits for coal-burning plants? Company makes its

A packed room watched a unique back-and-forth between energy regulators and attorneys for Ohio power companies and business and environmental....

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Dec 18, 2014 10:04 am

A Kitchen Inspired by Gifts From the Kitchen

When it comes to gift-giving, sometimes I can get stumped about what to give my friends and family. Given my prowess in the kitchen, however, it’s....

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Dec 18, 2014 8:27 am

ACLU Investigates Religious Requirement in Kasich’s School Program

Governor John Kasich’s school mentorship program is now being investigated by the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio. The Governor’s....

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Dec 18, 2014 6:50 am

Morning Roundup: New York unions lobby against Columbus to DNC, Ohio Mulch

In today's roundup: New York union officials are bad-mouthing Columbus to the DNC, Ohio Mulch agrees to a settlement with the state, Drive Capital....

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Dec 18, 2014 6:50 am

Craft brewers talk competition, Stone Brewing and whether Budweiser is a hi

Columbus' beer quality, Stone Brewing Co. and the unabated popularity of IPAs all were discussed at a lively Columbus Metropolitan Club forum....

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Dec 17, 2014 3:57 pm

Huntington Bank buys city’s first skyscraper on West Broad Street

Huntington National Bank has purchased the city's first skyscraper as it corners the office market from the southwest corner of Broad and High to the....

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Dec 17, 2014 3:15 pm

Local craft brewers say space crunch hampering expansion plans

Developers and real estate people take note — the beer brewing industry is shopping. "The No. 1 problem facing brewers is space," Eric Bean,....

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Dec 17, 2014 3:00 pm

Doctors brace for return of financial pain as 2-year Medicaid raise expires

More than half of Ohio's primary care doctors will keep seeing the same number of Medicaid recipients after a significant but temporary pay boost....

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Dec 17, 2014 2:23 pm

Nationwide preps Arena District signage ahead of NHL All-Star Game

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. is raising its profile in the Arena District in time for the National Hockey League's All-Star Weekend in....

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Dec 17, 2014 2:02 pm

DDR acquisition at Polaris part of 71-property deal

Cleveland-based DDR Corp.'s purchase of a Giant Eagle-anchored shopping center near Lewis Center and an adjacent property for a combined $43.6....

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Dec 17, 2014 1:44 pm

Power Wellness to operate fitness center at Mount Carmel campus near Polari

Mount Carmel Health System has signed Power Wellness Management LLC to operate the fitness center portion of its 130,000-square foot outpatient....

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Dec 17, 2014 1:32 pm

Theatre Review: Available Light’s She Kills Monsters a Delightful Jou

Available Light has its first home-run of the season with Ian Short’s production of Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters. The play picks up in 1995, a....

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Dec 17, 2014 1:30 pm