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Stress relief rises into new bakery business

One great bakery at 3009 N. High St. apparently deserves another. The space seems to naturally attract confectionary businesses, as Tudie’s Cookies and Sweets opened at the former Pattycake Bakery location in June. Owned by Brittani Hoffman, her husband Brett Hoffman, and family friend Jeff Grubbs, Tudie’s Cookies and Sweets’ main focus is cookies. But it also offers other sweet […]

CAC reaffirms support of Old Beechwold path


The Clintonville Area Commission last month reaffirmed its support for the Old Beechwold connector bikeway project. The plan, presented by the city of Columbus, calls for a 150-foot long, asphalt, shared-use path between the Old Beechwold and Delawanda neighborhoods in District 6. Specifically, it would connect the western end of Jeffrey Place with West Rathbone Avenue. The area of the […]

Guild wants more deer on lawns


Retailers are accustomed to offering popular “Christmas in July” sales. The Guild at Wesley Glen is having its own promotion to benefit residents of the retirement community at 5155 N. High St. in Clintonville. Sets of two decorative plywood reindeer, painted white, are being sold throughout July for a special price of $99 per pair. There will be a cost […]

Kiwanis seeks names for volunteer award

The Kiwanis Club of Northern Columbus is accepting nominations for its Community Support Award. This award, co-sponsored by the Spotlight, honors individuals who recognize the need for and necessity of providing community service. Nominations will be accepted through July 31, with the winners announced on Aug. 19. To be eligible for the award, nominees must be community volunteers who either […]

All Saints invites discussion, donations for Ukraine


In the book of Matthew, it is said that one of the greatest commandments that a child of God can fulfill is to, “Love thy neighbor as thyself.” Like many quotes in the Bible, this commandment applies in many ways – to a community, a neighborhood, a country, a family. For All Saints Lutheran Church, 6770 N. High St., this […]

Olympic was at center of many recollections here


One member in the audience during the Clintonville Historical Society’s May gathering to discuss Sports History in Clintonville was 90-year-old spectator Inga Smith. “I just wanted to come and listen to some of those memories,” she said, not knowing what sports might even be discussed. Smith – originally from Boston, Mass., who moved here in 1967 and still resides in […]

Resident plays role in controlling feral cats


Walk along Clintonville’s streets or sit on a neighborhood front porch long enough and a feral cat or three will appear. Such cats seem to be everywhere in the community. Some are beloved and eat the food neighbors graciously put out, while others are shooed away by people who are frustrated at the cats hunting backyard birds. Regardless of one’s […]

Clintonville garden tour set for July 10

The Clintonville Garden Tour is scheduled for Sunday, July 10, noon to 5 p.m. The following gardens will be open to the public, with some of these highlights to be featured: 315 E. Weisheimer Road A variety of spaces, repurposed decorative items, fire pit, koi pond, she-shed and lots of hostas and perennials. 680 E. Schreyer Place A Japanese-style garden […]

Former billiards hall finally sells, to wellness company


The stretch of North High Street between the CVS and St. Michael’s Church has been undergoing a few changes lately. With the announcement of Aldi’s and a Kitty Bubble Café and Bar to be opening soon, a new energy and life is emerging in this area. There is more to come. The building at 5432 N. High St., empty for […]

Simply Living seeks new leader

Simply Living Executive Director Cathy Cowan Becker is moving on to a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to work in Bonn, Germany, for ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, according to the organization’s newsletter. Her new organization is a global network of more than 2,500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. She was set to step down from her role […]


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