Porter’s Coffee House and Bakery is open at 194 W. Church St. in Olde Pickerington Village.

The shop had a "soft opening" March 19, according to its Facebook page.

Hours are 7 am. to 8 p.m. daily.

The business has fresh-brewed coffee, fresh-fruit smoothies and sandwiches. Specialty cakes, muffins, cookies and other pastries baked by Alward also will be sold.

It is owned by Thornville resident Crystal Alward and her husband, Dan.

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