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  • SARAH SOLE/THISWEEKNEWS
    Columbus resident Nicholas Schneider talks to his great-grandmother, Dorothy Trimble, during an outing to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

    Outings offer respite for patients, families, caregivers

    Among the strollers and families with children at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Aug. 24 was a small group of nurses, caregivers and their loved ones creating memories.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

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    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.

Northstar Cafe set to open next year

Westerville residents will have to wait for early 2017 to get their Northstar Cafe fix in town.

Fruitful first year for brewery

For the owners of Ill Mannered Brewing Co., their first year in business was a year worth toasting.
Taste of Dublin

Popular event moves to new venue this year

The Dublin Chamber of Commerce's Taste of Dublin event has a new venue.
Kindred Spirits

Fundraiser set for Village gentlemen

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

Staff Q&A:

Is cold-brewed coffee that much better?
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