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18-year-old man dead in southeast Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — An 18-year-old man is dead after a shooting Wednesday morning in southeast Columbus, according to Columbus police. Police say that just before 11 a.m., a 911 caller reported finding a male victim lying in an alley in the 1000 block of Ellsworth Avenue. Officers arrived and found Nelson Conley Jr. with […]
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Columbus police arrest seven thanks to social media

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus police are reporting new arrests tied to an ongoing social media operation. According to the department’s Facebook page, seven suspects have been arrested as part of Operation Turn Up The Heat, where the department posts some of Columbus’ most wanted to its account.
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Ohio State Reportedly Hiring Son Of Former Buckeyes Great

Ohio State is reportedly making a legacy hire to its men's basketball program. Adam Jardy of The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Nick Kellogg is joining the Buckeyes' men's basketball staff. He's set to be an assistant to head coach Chris Holtmann and the director of scouting. Kellogg is the...

Fall in love with ‘Juliet,’ she loves to snuggle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – During the past four months, has profiled dogs available for adoption at the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center. This week’s dog is like none of the others that have been profiled in the sense that Juliet is B-I-G. This 4-year-old, 92-pound bull mastiff is focused on one thing: being a couch potato. She’s large enough to be the couch if you don’t have one and would love that extra special snuggle time to watch a movie.

Rollz Rice Indian Kitchen Offers Diners Customized Options

As soon as I walk into Rollz Rice Indian Kitchen, Kailash and Seema Chughwani, owners of the fast-casual Indian eatery, greet me with grins and, sometimes, a sample of a new dish they’re working on. To say these restaurateurs are invested in their community is an understatement. Seema can recite the favorite dishes of her regulars, and both owners constantly have their ears to the ground for suggestions that often make their way onto the menu. Kailash laughs, “There have been over 600 adaptations to our menu.” In this way, food becomes dialogue at Rollz Rice—and, more than that, connection to community.

New Clintonville pizzeria opens inside former home of Gatto’s Pizza

For 70 years, Gatto’s Pizza was located 2928 S. High St. in Clintonville. It’s only fitting, then, that the storefront’s new tenant is also serving pizza. While Gatto’s relocated earlier this year, taking over the former McCarthy’s Wildflower Cafe storefront, Clintonville Pizza & Subs quietly opened in the longstanding pizzeria’s High Street spot, with their own style of pie for sale.

New restaurant concept from celebrity chef opens Downtown

The chiq new restaurant from a former “Top Chef” standout has opened its doors in Columbus. Bar Cicchetti, an eatery and bar created by Chef Fabio Viviani, held its grand opening on July 2. The restaurant occupies the ground floor of the Westin Great Southern Columbus, which is located at 310 S. High St.

Popular Clintonville pizzeria temporarily closes after catching fire

Harvest Bar + Kitchen has temporarily closed following a fire that broke out within the restaurant on July 1. There’s currently no word on what caused the fire, which took place on Friday evening. Several Harvest patrons posted photos and videos that showed flames and a cloud of smoke on the roof of the building, located at 2885 N. High St. in Clintonville.

Chick-fil-a aiming to demolish former Clintonville Tee Jaye’s location soon

Chick-fil-a’s efforts to demolish the longstanding former home of Tee Jaye’s Country Place at 4910 N. High St. in Clintonville have picked back up. On June 29, the Clintonville Area Commission’s Zoning and Variance Committee recommended approval (with an 8-1 vote) for a request from the Atlanta-based restaurant to waive the 60-day waiting period required to demolish the former Tee Jaye’s location to make room fora proposed new Chick-fil-a.

11 New & Recently Opened Restaurants in Columbus – June 2022

The highest rooftop bar in the Short North, doubling downs and plenty of sweet treats populate June’s list of restaurant openings. From tacos to southern food and over-the-top cookies, here’s what to add to your list of new spots to try in Central Ohio. Agave & Rye (Short...

Undercover Ice Cream: Here’s where to find great Columbus ice cream at unexpected spots

One of the best feelings you can get after polishing off a delicious dish comes at that moment when you realize the menu somehow—miraculously—also includes ice cream. Suddenly, you’re not as full as you thought. Suddenly, you can absolutely, definitely make room for this pleasant period at the end of the satisfying sentence that was your meal. Get that dessert spoon ready, Columbus. Below are five spots where you can polish off your lunch or dinner with our favorite summer dessert. Better save room.

New Dublin pizzeria featuring Columbus and New York style pies opening this week

Can’t decide on whether you want to opt for some Columbus pizza versus a New York-style pie?. Well, now you don’t have to. Black Dog Pizzeria, a brand new Dublin-based pizza concept will specialize in both varieties, according to co-owner Jessica Hellaine. And if you want even more good news, here it is: The new spot plans to hold the grand opening of its first-ever restaurant on July 8.

As It Were: Once in the millions and reduced to hundreds, bison are back

Traveling west on U.S. Route 36 from Delaware, Marysville and points east, one is immediately struck by how much rich open farmland remains in rural Ohio. This land was met with astonishment by early settlers from the East. Many people from New England had become convinced that the only real crop in their world was rock, which is from whence all of those picturesque stone fences were made. Arriving in Ohio, one found topsoil that was 4 to 6 feet deep. That soil repeatedly produced fine fields of wheat, corn and other crops.

Celebrate World Chocolate Day with a Buckeye Caramel Crunch from Winans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Looking for an excuse to eat chocolate? You're in luck!. Thursday is World Chocolate Day and Winans Chocolates and Coffees has the perfect sweet for you. The Ohio-based chocolate factory has released a new product, Buckeye Caramel Crunch. This snack-sized treat has all the good...