Small Business Updates

Nana’s Creations & More Bringing Homemade Candles, Scrubs, and More to Main Street Marketplace

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 […]

Nana’s Creations & More Bringing Homemade Candles, Scrubs, and More to Main Street Marketplace2022-09-01T09:49:35-04:00

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 […]

Rainbow Row Bellefontaine, a Colorful, Creative Art & Retail District, Coming to Downtown Bellefontaine2022-08-25T16:37:10-04:00

Glitter & Grit at the Opera Newest Retail Shop in the Historic Opera Block

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 […]

Glitter & Grit at the Opera Newest Retail Shop in the Historic Opera Block2022-08-09T10:12:40-04:00

Meraki Soul Photography Opening Soon, to Offer Specialty Services and Space for Local Photographers

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 […]

Meraki Soul Photography Opening Soon, to Offer Specialty Services and Space for Local Photographers2022-07-29T14:51:40-04:00

Unboxed Boutique to Expand by Opening Second Retail Store in Downtown Bellefontaine

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 […]

Unboxed Boutique to Expand by Opening Second Retail Store in Downtown Bellefontaine2022-08-09T10:13:25-04:00

Boutique plant shop to open soon in Bellefontaine’s Main Street Marketplace

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 […]

Boutique plant shop to open soon in Bellefontaine’s Main Street Marketplace2022-07-14T11:48:31-04:00

The Craft Emporium to bring unique retail craft beer experience to Downtown Bellefontaine

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 […]

The Craft Emporium to bring unique retail craft beer experience to Downtown Bellefontaine2022-06-08T10:27:59-04:00

Six Hundred Downtown Team to Attend, Compete at International Pizza Expo

Next week, members from the team at Six Hundred Downtown will travel to Las Vegas, NV, to attend and compete in the International Pizza Expo & Conference. Owner Brittany Saxton and managers Daulton Cornell and Nathan Wilson will head to the annual Pizza Expo to compete in numerous pizza-related competitions on March 22 […]

Six Hundred Downtown Team to Attend, Compete at International Pizza Expo2022-07-14T11:49:28-04:00

Bellefontaine to welcome new downtown salon, Salon Platinum 121

Salon Platinum 121, Downtown Bellefontaine’s newest salon, will open its doors on April 1st, as a sanctuary for those wanting to experience a relaxing, pampering environment with a wide array of beauty services.

Heather Henry, owner, always had a dream after completing beauty school to open a location of her own where guests of […]

Bellefontaine to welcome new downtown salon, Salon Platinum 1212022-07-14T11:50:10-04:00

Lt. Gov. Husted tours Downtown Bellefontaine with Small Nation, throws ceremonial first axe

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted visited Downtown Bellefontaine on Wednesday, January 19, to tour downtown businesses with Small Nation Founder and CEO Jason Duff. The Lieutenant Governor visited businesses such as Small Nation’s coworking facility BUILD Cowork + Space, gourmet pizza restaurant Six Hundred Downtown, Four Acre Clothing Co., […]

Lt. Gov. Husted tours Downtown Bellefontaine with Small Nation, throws ceremonial first axe2022-07-14T11:50:50-04:00
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