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The Hills Market Downtown Opens Tuesday March 19

It’s been a common complaint for years now. In downtown Columbus, unless your shopping list exceeds the stock inside the lottery ticket and liquor bodegas, there’s nowhere to buy groceries. Well, check this out. Come Tuesday March 19, the Hills Market Downtown will open for business at 95 North Grant Avenue, between Long and Gay streets, right…

Your Video Introduction to the Ohio Roller Girls

The Ohio Roller Girls’ first bouts of their 8th season took place this past weekend. Now, with the wins over Burning Rover and Bleeding Heartland, the squad is ranked 20th (of 155 teams) in the world. Columbus Dispatch photographer Doral Chenoweth was there to capture the action. Check out the video and then be sure to catch…

Absinthe + Meringues + Bows + Strings

A while back we released Absinthe + Meringues, an ice cream inspired by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and BalletMet’s upcoming performances of The Rite of Spring in the Ohio Theatre. Now, with The Rite of Spring around the corner in the Ohio Theatre, we’ll be getting into the spirit this weekend in our Short North and…

Shawn Askinosie’s Chocolate Tasting

Shawn Askinosie, founder of one of our cherished partners, Askinosie Chocolate in Springfield, Missouri, recently paid our offices a visit to host a tasting of the ridiculously delicious chocolate he makes with two ingredients (cocoa beans and organic sugar). Along the way, he talked about his life, how he came to chocolate, and reaping the spiritual…

Roller Derby Dynamite: The Ohio Roller Girls, Sponsored by Jeni’s

We’re super-jazzed to announce our first-ever sponsorship of the masterful hip-checkers known as the Ohio Roller Girls, whose roller derby season gets under way this weekend. With bouts from March through August, the season will begin in earnest with a triple-header Saturday at the Ohio Expo Center (where all home bouts are held). Doors will…