Small Business Updates

Popular Lima Boutique, Simply Torn, Opening Expansion in Downtown Bellefontaine

Friday, October 7, 2022 – Friday, October 7, will not only bring the annual Pumpkin Walk to town, but will also unveil Bellefontaine’s newest boutique, Simply Torn.

Now in her sixth year in the fashion industry, Lauren Stepleton’s original store opened in Lima, Ohio. The success of the location has gone so well that […]

Popular Lima Boutique, Simply Torn, Opening Expansion in Downtown Bellefontaine2022-12-20T16:01:02-05:00

Farm Charm Bringing Vintage Handmade and Home Décor to Opera Block

September 30, 2022 – Farm Charm has been a long running staple of Downtown Bellefontaine for years. Owner Barb Cooper has been in the antique and retail industry for almost 10 years, starting as a vendor at various fairs, festivals, and markets around Logan and Champaign County. Barb started with booths in Huckleberry’s […]

Farm Charm Bringing Vintage Handmade and Home Décor to Opera Block2022-12-20T16:00:50-05:00

Destination Chocolate and Gift Store, Queen of Hearts, Opening Soon in the Historic Opera Block

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 years, […]

Destination Chocolate and Gift Store, Queen of Hearts, Opening Soon in the Historic Opera Block2022-12-20T16:01:52-05:00

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 Block2022-10-11T12:17:12-04:00

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
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