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  • Haus und Garten Tour

    Shiloh Todorov, executive director of the German Village Society, shares a smile with the crowd after announcing changes to the PreTour, which precedes the annual German Village Haus und Garten Tour. Todorov released details of this year's PreTour Feb. 3 at Copious in the Brewery District, where the cocktail party will be held June 25.

    Annual PreTour event gets shake up this year

    The suspense is over: Changes to the PreTour event -- all seven of them -- have been announced.
    Lenny Kolada, founder of Smokehouse Brewing, has bought the former Columbus Brewing Co. brewery, which has moved to a new location, and is starting Commonhouse Brewery.

    Brewer pledges to help nonprofits

    Lenny Kolada calls himself a brew-gooder.
  • Golden Hobby Gift Shop

    Volunteer Jack Hunter (left), volunteer and artist Patty Parker (middle) and volunteer and artist Becky Counts work on cleaning up the seasonal room in the Golden Hobby Shop Jan. 20. The Golden Hobby Shop is a non-profit consignment shop for senior citizens. Each January the shop closes for inventory and cleaning. It is scheduled to reopen Feb. 2. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

    Store readies to reopen with fresh look

    The Golden Hobby Gift Shop is about to emerge from a long winter's nap.
    Coffee Buyer & Trainer Brandon Bir demonstrates the pour-over method to brew a cup of Ethiopian Jimma Agaro coffee at the Innovation Bar at the Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea's new Innovation Lab Jan. 13. Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea officials said they plan to hold some classes for the public at the facility. For information about the classes visit

    Innovation Lab a source of pride for Crimson Cup

    Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea is ramping up its game with the recent opening of the Innovation Lab, a 12,000-square-foot facility on the East Side.
    Jeff Davis enjoys a cup in the new Brioso Coffee, which opened last week at 329 E. Long St. downtown. It joins Davis' other downtown enterprise, Cafe Brioso, 14 E. Gay St.

    Brioso spinoff brings buzz to downtown's edge

    Brioso Coffee, a gourmet brand of the well-established Cafe Brioso on Gay Street, has opened downtown.
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