Santa and Ice Sculptures This Saturday

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See  holiday carved ice sculptures created by our favorite frozen sculptors “Rock on Ice”.

The carvings will be in front of different businesses so stroll around Uptown to see them all.

Check in front of Amish Originals, Buckeye Brewcraft, A Gal Named Cinda Lou, Good Vibes and Grandfather Clock Company before looking for any others.

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Come Home For The Holidays, Uptown!

christmas-tag-2It’s the last weekend before Christmas to celebrate an Old Fashioned Christmas in Historic Uptown Westerville with extended shopping and dining hours.

Enjoy the unique shops, restaurants and holiday music.

This Saturday includes Santa, ice sculptures, carolers, and a variety of last weekend bargains.

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.

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Holmes Hotel Finial Returns

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

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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.

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Uptown's Recent Highlights

Alum Creek Park playground upgrades

City workers measure and record the grade for new and replacement playground equipment in Alum Creek Park on Main Street. The older playground will be replaced after a new set of equipment is installed.

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Progressive Christmas Concert this Friday

The Annual Christmas Progressive Concert, is Friday, December 12. This walking event stops in three Uptown churches – Church of the Master, Church of the Messiah, and First Presbyterian Church – all within about a block of each other.

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Santa and Mrs. Claus greet kids

Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to the collection of children gathered along the Sertoma Children’s Christmas Parade route Sunday in the annual event that this year honored Benjamin Hanby’s 150th anniversary of writing “Up on the Housetop,” a perennial Christmas favorite.

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The Uptown Westerville Merchant’s Blog


Alum Creek Park playground upgrades

City workers measure and record the grade for new and replacement playground equipment in Alum Creek Park on Main Street. The older playground will be replaced after a new set of equipment is installed.

Progressive Christmas Concert this Friday

The Annual Christmas Progressive Concert, is Friday, December 12. This walking event stops in three Uptown churches – Church of the Master, Church of the Messiah, and First Presbyterian Church – all within about a block of each other.

Santa and Mrs. Claus greet kids

Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to the collection of children gathered along the Sertoma Children’s Christmas Parade route Sunday in the annual event that this year honored Benjamin Hanby’s 150th anniversary of writing “Up on the Housetop,” a perennial Christmas favorite.

Uptown Deli hints at opening menu

The first item in the new Uptown Deli and Brew menu and three of the local brews hint at the opening day celebration where the more than two year process for rebuilding the old feed store into a restaurant .

8 State’s 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.

City Hall sunset

A crisp winter sun sets behind city hall silhouetting the buildings and trees along South State Street.

Yes, that is snow.

A light flurry of snow greets dogs and owner as they walk into Uptown Westerville on West College as unusually cold temperatures arrived from the north prompting the early retrieval of winter coats.

Where I Eat: Jennifer Thomas

Where do you go for lunch?

A: Westerville Grill

(59 S. State St., Westerville). I get the meatloaf. It’s a relaxed diner setting. They make their own meatloaf and have homemade mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese. And they give you huge sides of it.

Alleyway and parking expansion

Demolition crews remove buildings and their foundations from the rear of city hall and the edge of the parking lot for an extension of the lot and driveway adding additional roadway and parking.

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.

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9/11 Memorial

The American Legion Honor Guard, Axemen Honor Guard, and active military joined citizens honoring the men and women who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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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.

Brewing begins in Uptown

Brewer Alex Francis inspects one of the cooking kettles inside the brewery at Uptown Deli and Brew where the first beers brewed in the facility are complete and waiting for opening day.

Rock the 'Ville Photo Gallery

 

Another Rock the ‘Ville in Uptown is complete. The streets are now open. The stages are cleared. All that remains are …

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