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Team Jeni’s Cyclist Aidan Seufert To Do Battle in Brooklyn

Team Jeni’s cyclocrosser Aidan Seufert (seen above in action last fall) is off to do battle this weekend at the Red Hook Crit, a nasty endurance race on Brooklyn’s city streets. Aidan, in this recent excellent piece by Columbus Underground, says the competition “draws bicycle messengers from all over the world, semi-professional track athletes, and…

Divine Fits Like Ice Cream

When our ice cream-slinging A-Team returned from South by Southwest earlier this month, naturally our first question was, “What bands did you like?” The answer: “Divine Fits. Divine Fits. Divine Fits.” Divine Fits—featuring Spoon main man Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs), and Columbus’ Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks/Gaunt/The Sun)—released a sweet record last…

Record Store Day & Vinyl, Vinyl, Vinyl

Record Store Day, an international celebration of independent music shops and the music they provide the people, is Saturday April 20. With it’s arrival comes special releases galore, including fancy small-run offerings from the Black Keys, the Avett Brothers, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, and so many more (see the full list here). Here at Jeni’s…

German Village Shop Re-Opens Friday March 22

Praise Spring, our sweet little walk-up/bike-up sidewalk shop in German Village will re-open for business Friday, March 22. The address is 900 Mohawk St., Columbus, Ohio, 43206, the hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day, and the menu consists of: Ice Creams, Frozen Yogurts, & Sorbets: Absinthe & Meringues Banana Cajeta Black Coffee…

The Hills Market Downtown Opens Tuesday March 19

It’s been a common complaint for years now. In downtown Columbus, unless your shopping list exceeds the stock inside the lottery ticket and liquor bodegas, there’s nowhere to buy groceries. Well, check this out. Come Tuesday March 19, the Hills Market Downtown will open for business at 95 North Grant Avenue, between Long and Gay streets, right…

Your Video Introduction to the Ohio Roller Girls

The Ohio Roller Girls’ first bouts of their 8th season took place this past weekend. Now, with the wins over Burning Rover and Bleeding Heartland, the squad is ranked 20th (of 155 teams) in the world. Columbus Dispatch photographer Doral Chenoweth was there to capture the action. Check out the video and then be sure to catch…

Absinthe + Meringues + Bows + Strings

A while back we released Absinthe + Meringues, an ice cream inspired by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and BalletMet’s upcoming performances of The Rite of Spring in the Ohio Theatre. Now, with The Rite of Spring around the corner in the Ohio Theatre, we’ll be getting into the spirit this weekend in our Short North and…

Shawn Askinosie’s Chocolate Tasting

Shawn Askinosie, founder of one of our cherished partners, Askinosie Chocolate in Springfield, Missouri, recently paid our offices a visit to host a tasting of the ridiculously delicious chocolate he makes with two ingredients (cocoa beans and organic sugar). Along the way, he talked about his life, how he came to chocolate, and reaping the spiritual…

Roller Derby Dynamite: The Ohio Roller Girls, Sponsored by Jeni’s

We’re super-jazzed to announce our first-ever sponsorship of the masterful hip-checkers known as the Ohio Roller Girls, whose roller derby season gets under way this weekend. With bouts from March through August, the season will begin in earnest with a triple-header Saturday at the Ohio Expo Center (where all home bouts are held). Doors will…