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The Uptown Westerville Merchant’s Blog

Uptown Westerville Seeks Executive Director

Uptown Westerville, Inc. is hiring for an executive director. The executive director will manage all project activities and general operations of Uptown Westerville, Inc., including implementing services, programs and policies to support the retention and expansion of...

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South to the finals

The Westerville South High School boys basketball team earned a return trip to the Division I state final with an 87-78 win over Garfield Heights in a semifinal March 18 at Ohio State.

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Pretending is the best playtime

Brothers pretend they are a car with each kid displaying one of the antique Ohio license plates their mother bought at Pure Roots in Uptown Westerville.

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Ice Sculptures populate Uptown – 2015

Although the weather has been to warm for snow and ice, this weekend certainly loos like it is a perfect time to bring out the annual presentation of ice sculptures in Uptown Westerville.

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Westerville dominates Readers Choice Awards

Congratulations Westerville Westerville, especially Uptown Westerville, dominated in This Week News public opinion polling to select the Readers Choice for the Columbus metro area. Westerville is the best in everything from doughnuts, pizza, burritos, vintage clothes,...

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Midnight Madness 2015 – Update

There’s never enough time to make sure you get all the information you need about Midnight Madness in Uptown. Always on the Fourth Friday in October and the last Fourth Friday celebration of the year, this years Midnight Madness adds more space with the closing of East College where there will be food vendors and easier access to events planned at merchants and businesses along that section of the street.

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Westerville Jewelry is new to Uptown

A painter finishes trim work on the interior of what will become Westerville Jewelers in the storefront next to the entrance to 8 State Bistro.

Midnight Madness 2015

A long-time Uptown tradition, the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association presents Midnight Madness on October 23, 2015 from 6 p.m. to Midnight.

Midnight Madness is an annual showcase event for the Uptown Westerville merchants. With decorated shops, treats, surprises, and scary good deals, it’s a fun opportunity to visit Uptown Westerville. This is the night for visitors to check out their favorite haunts and dare to venture where they’ve never been before!

Changes proposed for Uptown street corners

The changes known as bumpouts are intended to add width to the sidewalks at the intersection so pedestrians will have a shorter path across State Street making the crossing more safe and create a traffic calming effect for vehicles making turns and approaching the intersection.

“Luckiest man alive”

The main attraction on the annual metro-wide tour is his Disneyland model railroad featuring the monorail, Cinderella’s Castle, Tomorrowland, and a cast of Disney characters.

Wet Wednesday at the farmers market

Summer's fury allowed no respite from wind and rain making it difficult for everyone to have a dry afternoon shopping at the Uptown Westerville Farmers Market. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium" ids="29428,29427,29426"...

8 State sign approved

Kevin Campbell, the owner of 8 State Bistro restaurant, poses with a mockup of the sign planned for the top of the State Theater marquee when the restaurant opens.

Holmes Hotel Finial Returns

Workers install an upgraded acorn finial to the peak of the Holmes Hotel building in Uptown Westerville.

Facade upgrades brighten Uptown

You’ll be pleased to see that the scaffolding in front of Talbot’s Flowers and A Gal Named Cinda Lou are gone.

Uptown Gift Card

The Uptown Gift Card is a debit card sponsored by the Uptown Westerville Merchants Association to make shopping at its members easier for you and your family, friends, and business associates. With no fixed amount you can buy a card with just a few dollars or put as much as you want in any denomination. You can tailor your budget and fiscal needs and still provide a unique shopping experience to the person receiving your gift.

Find us on Facebook

Make sure to visit our Facebook page to see almost hourly reports on what’s happening in the Original 1848 Town Center. Use hashtag #uptownwesterville for the most recent information.

Use your Uptown Gift Card

Have an Uptown Westerville Gift Card? If you do it’s the perfect time to use it at any one of the Uptown Merchants on this list. There’s clothing, food, drink, coffee, and treats waiting for you. Use your gift card.

Imagine Community Workshop

The city of Westerville plans a series of workshops and community gatherings to help imagine a long-term plan for development. Make your voice part of the decision. Attend one of the meetings.


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