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  • THOMAS GALLICK/THISWEEK
    Tony Cabilovski and Amy Winter, co-owners of Delaware's Edwin Loy Home/Stone and Sparrow Apparel, stand in front of a display Aug. 23 at the business at 27 N. Sandusky St. The downtown Delaware shop is the first joint venture for the couple, both of whom own businesses in Westerville.

    Couple's shops find happy marriage in Delaware

    A couple who met and found success as entrepreneurs in Uptown Westerville have launched their first joint venture in downtown Delaware.
  • LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEK
    Beau, a golden retriever belonging to Carey Culley, leaps from the diving board during the Hilliard Recreation and Parks Department's annual Doggie Dippin' event Aug. 18 at the Hilliard East Municipal Pool.

    Dogs have their day at East pool

    Many dogs appeared timid about jumping into the Hilliard East Municipal Pool last week, but that simply gave Bentley, a 7-year-old cocker spaniel, even more room to operate.
  • Weather where you live

    Heat wanes as fall arrives

    If you are tired of the heat and humidity, you'll be glad to know fall is just around the corner.
  • Ironman 70.3

    JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEK
    Mike Vulanich, a Dublin native who lives in San Francisco, waits to get a bottle of water after winning the Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon Aug. 21 in Selby Stadium in Delaware. Vulanich finished a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bicycle ride and a 13.1-mile run in four hours, 12 minutes and 53 seconds.

    Dublin native Vulanich wins Delaware triathlon

    A resident of San Francisco for six years, Mike Vulanich had what he considers one of his greatest experiences in sports when he cheered on the Cleveland Cavaliers as they beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 to win the NBA championship June 19 in Oracle Arena.
  • Veterans resource guide

    Guide to benefits, health resources and more for veterans of all eras.
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Sports

  • Football

    BARBARA J. PERENIC/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH
    Taj Long of Darby returns a punt during a 31-10 loss to visiting Olentangy in the opener Aug. 26. The Panthers will look to rebound at Davidson on Friday, Sept. 2, as the Wildcats look to avenge a loss to Darby last season.

    Panthers, Wildcats set to square off

    Hilliard Darby High School football coach John Santagata can't think of a better way to right the ship after an opening-week loss than with a win in the season's second game.
  • Hartley Roundup

    JOHN HULKENBERG/THISWEEK
    Junior defender Mac Wieging (right) is among the top returnees for the Hartley boys soccer team, which will play at Granville on Thursday, Sept. 1.

    Boys soccer coach excited about team's potential

    Considering his team has a GPA above 3.0, ninth-year Hartley High School boys soccer coach Chris Kowalski is excited about what his team can bring to the field every game from a mental perspective.
Lacrosse

OHSAA announces state tournament details

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Aug. 30 that its inaugural boys and girls lacrosse state tournaments will be held at Ohio Wesleyan University’s Selby Stadium, pending a contract agreement.
DeSales Roundup

Volleyball squad again aiming high

The DeSales High School girls volleyball team doesn't plan to lower its standards, even with some familiar names lost to graduation.
Football

Tigers hold on to No. 1 spot

There are a couple things to take from the preseason Super 7 poll.
Field Hockey

Horton earns 400th win at Academy

Columbus Academy field hockey coach Anne Horton reached a milestone in her team’s 7-0 victory over visiting Dayton Oakwood on Aug. 27, earning her 400th win with the Vikings.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • GARY SEMAN JR./THISWEEK
    Brandon Bir holds a mug of Ethiopian Kessa Kebena coffee at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab on Alum Creek Drive near Bexley. Bir, sourcing and education manager for Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea, recently became a certified "Q Grader" through the Coffee Quality Institute in California.

    Crimson Cup java expert's new license right on 'Q'

    In the coffee world, Brandon Bir is no regular joe.
  • BROOKE LAVALLEY/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH
    Amy Nguyen, 23, recently opened A Taste of Vietnam at 652 High St. in Worthington.

    Vietnamese restaurant joins Old Worthington scene

    A Taste of Vietnam has taken over the former Rivage Bistro & Lounge space in Old Worthington.
  • TYLER STABILE/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH
    Bill Gilbert (center) of Columbus and Kevin Hanson of Dublin prepare to order as other patrons enjoy meals at Jack & Benny's Downtown Diner in Columbus on Aug. 10.

    Jack & Benny's takes 'hangover food' downtown

    A North Campus hangout known for feeding legions of hungry Ohio State University students has added a downtown Columbus location.
Kindred Spirits

Fundraiser set for Village gentlemen

Male bonding over whiskey and cigars will return to German Village.

BrewDog's U.S. crowdfunding tops $1M

Ohio is ground zero for investors taking a leap into BrewDog's American version of its Equity for Punks crowdfunding scheme.
Giant Eagle

Store opens with fanfare, brisk business

If its first couple of days of being open are any indication, business is brisk at the new Giant Eagle Market District Express at 2242 E. Main St. in Bexley.

Restaurants, more coming to pair of 'great-looking' Powell buildings

Powell residents can expect to see more downtown-area offices, restaurants and shops spring up soon after Powell City Council approved the second of two neighboring retail complexes last week.

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