September 9, 2022 – Shary Duff is no stranger to the Downtown Bellefontaine retail scene. For over fifteen years, she owned and operated Peach Tree Books & Company, a destination boutique in itself that featured lines such as Waterford Crystal, Swarovski, and Vera Bradley. After stepping back from retail for a few […]
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September 1, 2022 – On Thursday, September 1st, Nana’s Creations & More is hosting their grand opening inside the Main Street Marketplace in Downtown Bellefontaine. Owner Michelle Sparks will offer homemade items such as candles, sugar scrubs, and home décor.
Michelle grew up watching her Nana create […]
Rainbow Row Bellefontaine, a Colorful, Creative Art & Retail District, Coming to Downtown Bellefontaine
August 25, 2022 – Small Nation is pleased to introduce its newest project, Rainbow Row Bellefontaine, located at 114-122 Chillicothe Avenue. The group of five brick buildings and seven loft apartments will pay homage to Charleston, South Carolina’s Rainbow Row that includes 13 […]
On August 5th, in collaboration with First Friday’s Art and Wine Walk in Downtown Bellefontaine, you’ll see a little more glitter at 129 S. Main St. Downtown’s newest retail shop, Glitter & Grit at the Opera, opened its doors for the first time during the festive occasion for locals and visitors with the […]
In September, Meraki Soul Photography will be opening its doors as a brand-new photography studio space in Downtown Bellefontaine. Owner Ashleigh Jenkins will be opening her photography studio at 139 ½ S Main Street above popular axe throwing destination Axe Ventura.
Ashleigh got started in photography six years ago as a hobby, capturing […]
In late summer, Bellefontaine’s newest clothing boutique will open its doors at 127 West Columbus Ave. unboxed boutique, owned by Nicolette Winner, will open its second location, bringing nearly a decade of experience to the retail field. This new venue sits appropriately amongst local favorites, Undertone Beauty Bar and the soon-to-open Simply Torn […]
Leadership Ohio, the state’s first and most prestigious statewide leadership program, will be in Downtown Bellefontaine on Friday, July 22, to celebrate its 30th anniversary with a signature event focused on the revitalization of small-town Ohio. Small Nation will host Leadership Ohio Fellows and alumni from across the state for a full day […]
Downtown Bellefontaine will soon be welcoming a new boutique plant shop in the Main Street Marketplace. Beck Plant Haus, opening July 8th, will feature an array of specialty house plants, plant accessories, and merchandise. What started as a hobby years ago for owner Ashley Beck has turned into her own brick-and-mortar business.
Ashley started […]
Last Wednesday, Jason Duff and the Small Nation team visited Marshalltown, Iowa, for a full day tour of the downtown and keynote presentation at the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet. Marshalltown is located 50 miles northwest of Iowa’s capital city Des Moines. A city of almost 28,000 residents, the town is […]
The Craft Emporium, Downtown Bellefontaine’s first retail craft beer store, is opening its doors in the Fall 2022, offering a unique niche in Ohio’s most loveable downtown. With the craft and microbeer movement growing in popularity, owner and founder Brian Harmon wants to bring a location where connoisseurs and those […]