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Retirement Could Mean Doors Closed for Clintonville Candy Shop

Retirement Could Mean Doors Closed for Clintonville Candy Shop
After 30 years at the helm, Colonial Candy Shoppe Owner Melissa Goodrich has made the decision to retire. The old-fashioned candy store has been a Clintonville mainstay for nearly 50 years. “It has been a great privilege to work with our customers and other business owners,” Goodrich says....
May 1st, 2015 | Announcements | Read More

Businesses Able to Embrace Alternative Transportation with car2go Business Accounts

Businesses Able to Embrace Alternative Transportation with car2go Business Accounts
The wave of alternative transportation is making its way to businesses. Car sharing service car2go offers businesses an efficient way to enhance mobility, while eliminating the headaches of maintaining a fleet of vehicles. “The business accounts really do help companies save money,” car2go...
April 30th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

Bexley-Based BungalowBranch First to Franchise In-Home Child Care

Bexley-Based BungalowBranch First to Franchise In-Home Child Care
All new parents face a lot of tough choices. Many new moms are torn between staying at home with their child or heading back to work. Working parents often must make the choice between the largely unregulated world of in-home care or daycare centers. BungalowBranch offers a solution that addresses...
April 29th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

New Food Cart Native Eats Supporting Local Community Through More Than Just Food

New Food Cart Native Eats Supporting Local Community Through More Than Just Food
New food cart Native Eats has practically been in motion since Founder Alyssa Block was born. “Ever since I was little I’ve been obsessed with cooking,” she says. Days were spent religiously watching the Food Network with her mom – a hobby she can’t say her friends were...
April 28th, 2015 | Business Profiles | Read More

The Commissary Providing Plethora of Ways to Connect Food and Community

The Commissary Providing Plethora of Ways to Connect Food and Community
In the whirlwind of just a few short months, The Commissary has become many things to many people. The multipurpose commercial kitchen and event space that serves to build the local food scene opened its doors at 1400 Dublin Rd. in the Marble Cliff area in November. “We’ve had so much support...
April 27th, 2015 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

First Columbus Coworking Day Scheduled for May 11

First Columbus Coworking Day Scheduled for May 11
If you’ve ever wondered what coworking is all about, Monday, May 11 is your chance to check it out for free. Seven coworking spaces from across Central Ohio are banding together to create Columbus Coworking Day. Freelancers, entrepreneurs, anyone who frequents the coffee shop, works from the couch...
April 24th, 2015 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Old North Arcade: A Fresh Spin On A Popular Past-Time Ready To Serve The Old North Neighborhood

Old North Arcade:  A Fresh Spin On A Popular Past-Time Ready To Serve The Old North Neighborhood
Ben Morgan, owner of Old North Arcade, has been taking calculated risks his entire life. During his teenage years, he quickly became enamored with Magic The Gathering, a card game where players face off against each other in one-on-one battles that take place in a fantasy world with wizards, monsters...
April 23rd, 2015 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Project Funded: What Happens After a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Project Funded: What Happens After a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
A successfully funded project is only half the battle when it comes to crowdfunding. You’ve got the money, now what? There’s rewards to be met and a timeline to follow, and, as many of the organizers behind some of Columbus’ most recent successfully funded product campaigns can tell...
April 22nd, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More