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German Village

Commission recommends against Schmidt’s expansion

Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant will forge ahead with plans to expand despite disapproval from the German Village Commission.
Village Connections

Derby Day celebrates race, raises funds

Using a pedicab to traipse around German Village, Ed Elberfeld and Kristen Schweitzer have been hitting the streets to sell tickets to Village Derby Day.

Rockmill agrees to return with smaller patio

Left with few options, the ownership of Rockmill Brewery has agreed to consider a smaller patio at its proposed German Village location.
Merion Village

Phone apps helpful during yard sale

A wide range of merchandise, from cow-themed glass and ceramic collectibles to furniture, will be available for purchase from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Merion Village Community Yard Sale.
Village Notebook

GermanVillage.com addresses neighbors' needs, aids visitors

April 1 marked the soft launch of the new GermanVillage.com and after a month of debugging and navigation tweaks the German Village Society is proud to present a mobile-friendly, consolidated and easier way for neighbors and visitors to get the 411 on what's going down in our beloved neighborhood.
Police beat

German Village: Car stolen from South Pearl Street

Columbus police received a report that a $10,000 Nissan Altima, manufacturing date unknown, was stolen between 11:30 p.m. April 23 and 10 a.m. April 24 from the 1000 block of South Pearl Street.
Dulcimer, piano vocals featured

Free event benefits food pantry

Dulcimer virtuoso Bing Futch will headline a fundraiser for the South Side Community Ministries Food Pantry from 4 to 6 p.m. May 15 at King Avenue 5, 945 King Ave. The show is free but the food pantry will be accepting donations.

New Democratic party leader downplays fractures

With a bruising mayoral race and primary season in the rearview mirror, Franklin County Democrats will take on looming battles this fall with a new leader.

COTA seeking sales-tax renewal in fall

The Central Ohio Transit Authority will return to voters this fall seeking support for a 10-year, 0.25-percent sales tax renewal.

Columbus Board of Zoning Adjustment tables proposal from Rockmill Brewery

After more than two hours of discussion April 26, the Columbus Board of Zoning Adjustment tabled Rockmill Brewery's plans for German Village.

Booklet offers pedestrians 'self-guided' tour of village

It was a serendipitous moment for John Clark.
Village Notebook

PreTour event offers all kinds of new surprises

PreTour tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29. There is a lot of new to know this year, and here's your walk through it all.

Programs for cancer-sufferers, loved ones available at clinics

The Cancer Support Community of Central Ohio is providing stress-management classes to those whose lives have been touched by the disease.
Police beat

German Village: String of car break-ins reported in village

Residents reported a string of thefts from motor vehicles between April 16 and 21 in German Village, according to Columbus Division of Police incident reports. They include:

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Jazz & Juleps and GartenMarkt

Jams, jellies, plants among items offered

Sweet Thing Gourmet has rolled out three custom jellies and jams for the Jazz & Juleps event and the GartenMarkt in German Village.

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