Small Town Stories

Downtown Bellefontaine Chefs & Bakers Share Holiday Traditions

Downtown Bellefontaine is cooking up some holiday charm this season.

“Even though it’s been a challenging year, Bellefontaine has that special holiday magic,” says Ben Vollrath, president of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce. “There’s joy and excitement everywhere, wonderful displays in the stores and windows, and happy faces and glowing smiles … underneath the masks.”

Vollrath says he and […]

Downtown Bellefontaine Chefs & Bakers Share Holiday Traditions2021-02-22T14:22:55-05:00

Main Street’s Holiday Vibe

Holiday shopping? Main street is the place to be.

Back in the 1960s, holiday shopping was a special affair, an excursion to a stately downtown department store perhaps with its decorated windows and fancy tearoom for lunch.

Then came the mega-malls of the ‘70s and ‘80s, followed by the more-recent trend of turning to […]

Main Street’s Holiday Vibe2021-02-22T14:21:47-05:00

The home décor shop is cozy and comfortable, eclectic and inviting. Kind of country … but cooler

Step into Just U’NeeQ in downtown Bellefontaine and you’ll discover a warm and welcoming space with a charming farmhouse flair. The home décor shop is cozy and comfortable, eclectic and inviting. Kind of country … but cooler.

The aptly named shop is indeed unique. It offers everything from handcrafted wooden “welcome” posts to whimsical artwork of […]

The home décor shop is cozy and comfortable, eclectic and inviting. Kind of country … but cooler2020-10-13T14:13:18-04:00

Shop, Eat, Explore, Repeat: Olde Mint Antiques

We’re big on small towns here. We find them to have something unique that draws you in, that makes you wonder what drives the town and gives passion to the people, that compels you to get to know their heart and soul. These small towns share one fundamental element: local businesses. From the food to the shopping to the attractions […]

Shop, Eat, Explore, Repeat: Olde Mint Antiques2020-08-24T09:14:51-04:00

Downtown Belle’s Bellefontaine Cuisine Experience

If you’ve been a tourist before, no matter in big cities or small towns, you know that crucial question you must always ask—”where do the locals eat?” Whether it’s the gas station attendant or a passerby on the street, you need a local to relay you the intel. You need to find out what’s hot and what’s not and where […]

Downtown Belle’s Bellefontaine Cuisine Experience2020-08-18T12:55:48-04:00

Small Nation Intern Has Passion for Logan County

Monday February 10, 2020
By Shannon Reese
Bellefontaine, Ohio – Small Nation Intern Has Passion for Logan County

Marie Rank, a junior Management Major at Ohio Northern University and originally from Oakwood, Ohio, enjoys spending summer breaks at Indian Lake at her family’s lake house and she remembers watching firsthand the progress and development of downtown […]

Small Nation Intern Has Passion for Logan County2020-06-02T08:48:38-04:00
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