Now is a great time to try new menu items at favorite locally-owned restaurants or try a new venue. Visit the free LegoMania exhibit in Groveport Town Hall during the holidays to see the Central Ohio Lego Train Club's creations.

Dine Originals

It's that time again. Locally-owned restaurants offer special menu items and meal deals for a week at a set price. The following restaurants are offering $10 meals, excluding tax, gratuity and beverages: Betty's Fine Food & Spirits, Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Place, The Jury Room, Katzinger's Delicatessen, Mozart's, Spinelli's Deli Victorian Village, Tasi Cafe, Trattoria Roma for lunch and Barcelona for lunch. If you're willing to shell out more money, The Refectory, The Top Steakhouse, Tony's and many others are offering $30 dinners. For details and to view menus, visit

LegoMania exhibit

Looking for someplace different to take the visiting family and kids during the holidays? The Central Ohio Lego Train Club has put together a LegoMania exhibit at Groveport Town Hall. The exhibit, which includes a Lego replica of Town Hall. is free and kids can create their own Lego masterpieces in a separate area. The exhibit will run through Dec. 31. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays. The gallery will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Groveport town hall art gallery is located at 648 Main St. In Groveport. For more information on the exhibit call town hall at 614-836-3333.