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Man shot dead Tuesday morning in northeast Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — A man died Tuesday morning after a shooting in northeast Columbus. He is the city's 157th homicide in 2021. Columbus police say officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2300 block of Marcia Drive around 4:10 a.m. and found a man with gunshot wounds.
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One dead in crash in west Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The intersection of North Wilson Road and Twin Creeks Drive is closed after a fatal crash Tuesday night. Columbus police said officers were dispatched to the area at approximately 8:50 p.m. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:02 p.m. There is no further information...
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Columbus Mask Mandate To Go Back Into Effect

The Columbus City Council voted on Monday, September 13th to require masks in indoor areas, vaccinated or not. The new mask ordinance is meant to replace an executive order signed by the mayor, Andrew Ginther. Mayor Ginther has to sign this ordinance as well. Council President Shannon G. Hardin has said that the COVID-19 crisis is still happening and hurting too many people, so mask mandates must be put back in place. The new ordinance says that anyone over the age of three must wear a facial covering in any indoor space.
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Having a place to go for meals

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Having a place to go when you don’t know where your next meal is coming from.

Lola and Giuseppe’s: 14 Years of Tradition in Gahanna

For 14 years, people of all ages have savored the authentic Italian dishes prepared at Gahanna’s Lola and Giuseppe’s Trattoria (100 Granville Street). Steve Fancelli and his family bought the restaurant nearly 5 years ago from the original owners: Lola and Joe Iacabone, when the couple retired. The intimate trattoria...

Liquor shortages affecting local restaurants

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The stress of the pandemic led to a boost in liquor sales. Now, multiple states, including Ohio, are facing a shortage. “We know there's a shortage of specific things like tequila and certain bourbons, certain specific brands of bourbon, even gin,” said John Barker, CEO of the Ohio Restaurant Association.

These leaders live life in motion

Battelle’s David White and a panel of local leaders discuss the importance of exercise, diet and mental health. To celebrate the first six months of this series, we asked a few of the Whole Health Matters alumni to join a Zoom summit and talk about diet, exercise, mental health and the importance of balancing work and home life.

Internationally-popular Korean fried chicken restaurant opening a Columbus location

A new Korean fried chicken restaurant is coming to Columbus. Choong Man Chicken—commonly referred to as CM Chicken—plans to open a new eatery at 1132 W. Henderson Rd. Serving up crispy, Korean-style fare, the spot will likely open sometime in the next several weeks, according to Min Kang, an employee at the company’s U.S. headquarters.

New Gourmet sandwich eatery opening next week

We just found your new favorite sandwich spot, Columbus. McGinnis’ Grill—a new food truck launched by longtime Columbus chef John McGinnis —opens on Sept. 23, and it’s bringing a full slate of original sandwiches you need to try this fall. For more info on the background of McGinnis and his...

Fur Baby Friday: Meet Sheba and Caviar from Colony Cats and Dogs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Colony Cats & Dogs brought Sheba the puppy and Caviar the kitten to Good Day Columbus for Fur Baby Friday. Both are searching for their forever homes. Sheba is a 10-week-old friendly Siberian Husky mix. She's almost completely housetrained but still needs supervision. She's spayed, vetted...

Lion Cub’s Cookies unveils slate of crazy-delicious new flavors

For fans of Grandview’s oversized, always-served-hot cookie bakery Lion Cub’s Cookies, there’s a lot more to love this week. On Sept. 15, the popular confectioner unveiled a pair of brand new treats and re-introduced an old favorite due to popular demand. Say hello to Dough Bake and M&M Cookies n...
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Dispatch Backyard Garden Awards: Best-of-show winner ready to go big

Kristy Gallo's "prairie paradise" garden was beautiful enough to win Best-of-Show in this year's Dispatch Backyard Garden Awards. But the Gahanna woman has no plans to repeat. Creating the garden last year helped inspire Gallo to take her love of nature to a bigger stage. She and her wife, Ali Gallo, are moving to Pennsylvania to pursue gardening on at least 10 acres.

Here’s the definitive guide to Wendy’s secret menu

What’s not to love about Wendy’s? Not only do they serve legitimately good fast-food fare, but it’s never frozen and they’re local to the Columbus area. They being said, after a while regular chicken sandwiches and plain chocolate Frostys can get a little boring. But we have just the thing for you. Welcome to your guide to the Wendy’s secret menu.
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Garden clubs to tour Saturday

On Saturday, gardening clubs from Ohio Association of Garden Clubs, Region 10 will be having Gardeners Day Out at Dickess Tree Farm in Kitts Hill. The event is open to the public and the majority of the events are held outdoors. “This is the first time we’ve ever done one...
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Korean fried-chicken restaurant opening on West Henderson Road

Another fried chicken option is opening in central Ohio. Choong Man Chicken, to be known locally as CM Chicken, is expected to open by the end of the month in the vacant Taste Bay storefront, 1132 W. Henderson Road. The company is based in Korea but has locations across the...