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“Drug dealers worked in shifts,” Columbus shuts property down

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–The Columbus’ city attorney, Zach Klein, requested an emergency court order to shut down property in order to stop drug trafficking. Klein’s office filed a motion for an ex parte temporary restraining order in the Franklin County Environmental Court against 672 East 3rd Avenue672 East 3rd Avenue, which is located less than half a mile from the Milo Grogan Community Rec Center and a neighborhood community garden. Immediately following a hearing earlier today, officers evacuated the premises and enforced the court order to board it up.
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Suspect arrested in east Columbus fatal shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police have arrested a man and charged him with murder after a fatal shooting in east Columbus. According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 11:43 p.m., Sept. 16, officers were called to the area of E. Main Street and S. Nelson Road on the report of a shooting.
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Police identify man killed in shooting near Linden market

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police have identified a victim in a north Columbus homicide. According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 11:04 p.m., Sunday, officers were called to the 900 block of E. Weber Road on the report of shots fired. When officers arrived on scene, they found a...

Man accused of stabbing 2 family members at north Columbus home

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police have issued an arrest warrant for a 34-year-old man accused of stabbing two of his adult family members on Wednesday evening. Wyatt C. Benton is charged with felonious assault stemming as a result of the incident, which took place shortly before 8 p.m. at a house in the 2000 block of Starleaf Lane. Court documents show a woman related to Benton was standing in the home’s upstairs hallway when Benton approached her with a knife and began stabbing her. The woman told investigators the attack was unprovoked.

East side diner slinging all-day breakfast opens

Breakfast for dinner lovers, rejoice. This is also directed at fans of breakfast for lunch and breakfast for breakfast. Because at Zorba’s Diner, a new spot that opened last month on the city’s far east side—located at 3415 E. Broad St. in what was formerly Z’s Asian Bistro—breakfast is served all day.

Germany-inspired brewery, restaurant holds grand opening

Just in time for Oktoberfest, Plain City’s 1487 Brewery is now open fully open. The brewery, which focuses on traditional German beer styles, held its official grand opening on Sept. 18. It’s located at 7620 Industrial Pkwy. in Plain City. And even though 1487 cut the ribbon (literally) last weekend,...
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Clintonville's Wildflower Cafe is closing after more than 20 years in Columbus

One of Clintonville's most popular brunch spots will close permanently this weekend. The owners of McCarthy's Wildflower Cafe on Indianola Avenue announced the news on the cafe's Instagram page earlier this week. Sunday will be the restaurant's last day, according to the post. A representative of the Wildflower Cafe did...

Celebrating a milestone with the Dublin Pet Fair this weekend

(WSYX) Columbus, OH — The 10th annual Dublin Pet Fair will be held on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 12PM to 4PM at Coffman Park Pavilion (5200 Emerald Parkway) in Dublin, OH. The purpose of the free event is to raise awareness for local animal rescues and shelters in Central Ohio, to promote pet adoptions and to provide an educational and entertaining event for the public.

Take an exclusive sneak peek at Comune’s new menu

Like it or not, fall has arrived. While this means new dishes from many Columbus restaurants, to an eatery like Comune, which aims to craft its offerings (according to new head chef Matt Harper) around what’s being offered fresh locally, a new season means a new menu. We took a...
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Feed the birds, but still keep an eye out for illnesses

COLUMBUS — To date, the cause of the illness that affected some species of songbirds across Ohio is still unknown. The recommendation to stop feeding birds, however, has been lifted. Reports of sick or dead birds affected by the illness have slowed considerably in Ohio. Additionally, the majority of the...
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Old Worthington Market Day will bring vendors to High Street on Oct. 2

Old Worthington Market Day is making a return in October. The festival, which is organized by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2 in downtown Worthington along High Street, with approximately 200 vendors in arts and crafts, food and entertainment attending, according to chamber of commerce executive director Matt Lofy.
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Deer archery hunting season begins Saturday

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s extremely popular deer archery hunting season begins Saturday. According to ODNR, archery hunters harvested more than 93,500 deer during the 2020-2021, the highest total on record. Deer harvested with archery equipment made up 47% of all deer taken last season. Overall, hunters harvested more than 197,000...

Combustion Brewing Sponsoring the Brokerman Beer Mile

If you love beer and love running — or if you just think it might be fun to watch others drink beer and try to run — be at Combustion this Saturday, September 25. Participants in the Brokeman Beer Mile will chug a beer, run a ¼ mile, chug a beer, run a ¼ mile, chug a beer, run a 1/4mile, and chug a beer and run a ¼ mile. And, of course, try not to puke. Pukers get to run a fifth “Victory Lap”.

This Outdoor Walking Tour Series Covers Everything From Columbus Secrets To Spooky Spots

Throughout October, you can explore spooky, secret spots by taking an outdoor walking tour of Columbus. Columbus City Adventures offers walking tours through various parts of the city. All through the month, you’ll be able to join a guide and other tourgoers for the October Walking Tour Series, featuring spooky, secret, and historic outdoor walking tours.

Combination record store and craft beer bar re-opening Friday

After being shuttered for a full 18 months, one of the most unique businesses in Columbus is opening its door once again. Craft & Vinyl, a combination craft beer bar, vinyl record store and live music venue will re-open on Sept. 24. The store is located at 1806 W. 5th Ave.