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Columbus Kayak Gives Paddle Sports a Home In Columbus

Columbus Kayak Gives Paddle Sports a Home In Columbus
Clintonville is home to a new specialty shop for kayakers and camping enthusiasts. Bret Chumley opened Columbus Kayak in October of 2013 to fill a gap he saw in the market. Although there are plenty of places to kayak across Columbus and the state, Chumley didn’t see a lot of local love for the...
December 17th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Hart & Honey’s space filled with natural beauty

At Work: Hart & Honey’s space filled with natural beauty
People often meet through mutual friends, and the outcome is often a new friend, a spouse, or a business partner. For Ashley Wilcox and Lily Glass, their meeting led to friendship and a collaborative business idea. “After several mutual friends told each of us “You have to meet each other”...
December 16th, 2013 | At Work | Read More

What’s in Store for Columbus Craft Breweries? More Beer.

What’s in Store for Columbus Craft Breweries? More Beer.
Columbus has seen an influx of craft breweries within the last few years. And there’s good news for beer lovers – the suds won’t stop flowing anytime soon. Mary Martineau, Executive Director of the Ohio Craft Brewers Assoication sums it up with her answer to the question, “What’s...
December 10th, 2013 | Trendspotting | Read More

New Shops Bring Life to Downtown Pickerington

New Shops Bring Life to Downtown Pickerington
Two unique stores have found a home in downtown Pickerington. Husband-and-wife team Jason and Jennifer Diehl opened the Ritzy Rose and Vintage Diehls in August of 2013. The shop is one-half Ritzy Rose and one-half Vintage Diehls. When the couple saw the storefront’s dual-door nature, they knew...
December 9th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Local Beverage Company Rebrands With Plans to Release New Product

Local Beverage Company Rebrands With Plans to Release New Product
Feedback can be a valuable tool. One local startup is taking all the information and data from their initial years of business and looking to bigger and better things. The formula AM team, including co-founders David Colina, Dan Kim and Jason Sweazy, are back on the market with formula O2. An overhaul...
December 4th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Out of the Box Framing Brings Custom Frame Options Straight to Consumers’ Homes

Out of the Box Framing Brings Custom Frame Options Straight to Consumers’ Homes
You’ve found the perfect frame for your new piece of local art. You are sure it will match everything else in your living room. Then you get it home. And it looks totally out of place. An artist with a keen-eye for frames is on the move to help Columbus residents end this guessing-game. With his...
December 2nd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Local Children’s Apparel Line Finds Downtown Storefront

Local Children’s Apparel Line Finds Downtown Storefront
Another downtown retail space will be filled thanks to the KickStart 2 competition. Children’s clothing designers Team Chipmunk will soon have a retail storefront just south of the Columbus Commons on Third Street. Owner Liz Bourgeois outfits tiny tots with her classic hand-crafted designs. Team...
November 29th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Sweet Simpliciteas Bringing Unique Tea Blends to Downtown Storefront

Sweet Simpliciteas Bringing Unique Tea Blends to Downtown Storefront
The Downtown crowd will have a new option for their caffeine fix early next year. Sweet Simpliciteas will open their doors on Third Street just South of the Columbus Commons to serve up unique flavors of hand-blended tea. Sweet Simpliciteas is one of two winners of the KickStart 2 competition. The prize...
November 26th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More