More German Village News

Coming up

German Village Garten Society, GartenMarkt 2015, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 at the German Village Meeting Haus, 588 S. Third St. The sale will feature perennials, annuals, hanging baskets, planted containers, succulents, and artistic garden and home decor. Jewelry, homemade baked goods and lunch items are available for purchase as well.

Garten Club jazzed about annual spring event May 8

Renowned jazz performer Arnett Howard will be the featured musician at Jazz and Juleps, one of the largest fundraisers for the German Village Garten Club.

Committee eyes Meeting Haus for updates

The German Village Society's long-range planning commission is taking a fresh look at the Meeting Haus for renovations and a possible reconfiguration of the first floor.

Maennerchor taking its show on the road

The Columbus Maennerchor is on the move, musically speaking.

Schmeckfest proceeds to help St. Mary

Schmeckfest was started as a way to remind people there's more to German food than bratwurst.
Village Notebook

Residents' time, money, talent key to strategic plan

Drum roll, please.

Franklin County exempt from increase at zoo gates

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has raised prices for visitors who reside outside of Franklin County.

As weather warms, wildlife center awaits injured creatures

It's the time of year to get outdoors, and the chances of humans and wild animals coming into contact will increase as residents begin yard work and spring excursions.

May 4 meeting will further food action plan progress

The next step in what could be a two-year process to develop a Columbus-Franklin County Food Action Plan will be a couple of two-hour meetings in the Northland area, one scheduled for Monday, May 4.
Informing the neighborhood

Pilot program would use signs to detail zoning plans

Columbus City Councilwoman Michelle Mills announced last week she is working on a pilot program to better inform residents when property near them is the subject of rezoning or variance requests.

Congregation seeks to 'repair the world' on Mitzvah Day

Temple Beth Shalom in New Albany is branching out for its annual Mitzvah Day on Saturday, April 26, by completing social-service projects throughout central Ohio.
Police Beat

German Village: House broken into, nothing stolen

Around 2:45 p.m. April 10 in the 500 block of South Third Street, a suspect entered a home through a basement window.

Columbus mayoral candidates list credentials

Editor's note: Four people are vying for Columbus mayor in the May primary: City council President Andrew J. Ginther, Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott, Terry A. Boyd and James C. Ragland. Each was asked to submit background information to ThisWeek News and answer in 75 words or less what makes him qualified for the job.

Local Cantina to expand to Brewery District

Local Cantina’s fourth location will open in the former Einstein Bros. Bagels location in the Brewery District.

Around German Village

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America, annual spring seminar on researching German heritage, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 25 at Der Dutchman Restaurant, 445 Jefferson Ave, U.S. Route 42, Plain City. Speakers include Allen Bernard, Rebbecca Hill, Patricia Van Skaik and Ernie Thode. Fee including materials and lunch is $59; $49 for members.
Village Derby Day

Duo horsing around to sell party tickets

Even in quirky German Village, this duo turned a few heads.

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