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Ruby Tuesday Sold to Investment Group, Why You Should Care

Ruby Tuesday Sold to Investment Group, Why You Should Care

News broke Tuesday, that NRD Capital group has acquired the entire Ruby Tuesday franchise for $2.40 per share – estimated to be $335 Million – in a release from Ruby Tuesday. “Our focus at NRD is investing in quality restaurant companies and providing strategic and operational expertise to create sustainable value.  With a well-established brand, …

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American Men: So Alone

American Men: So Alone

The Present – and Future – of American Men Funny. I have thousands of Facebook friends, thousands of Twitter followers, and hundreds of friends or whatever on other media channels. But as I sit here today crying softly in the corner of a packed Starbucks, I feel so alone. It isn’t the Facebook, Twitter, or …

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Best Small Cities For Families

Best Small Cities For Families

Delaware, Ohio, ranked in America’s “best small cities” according to Best Small Cities for Families at NerdWallet.com. This is an update and expansion of NerdWallets 2015 study in which no central Ohio cities ranked in the top 100. In 2017, Dublin (24) and Hilliard (63) landed in the top 100. While Upper Arlington (132), Grove City …

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Interested in Career in Real Estate?

Interested in Career in Real Estate?

C.G. Boyce is Looking for New, Experienced Agents Do you dream of taking ownership of your career? Working hard and being rewarded when the project is complete? Watching the “HGTV” real estate shows you think “I could do that.” Well now is your chance. Real estate prices have escalated and so has the earning potential! …

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‘Celebration of the Sun’ Events Coming to Perkins Observatory

‘Celebration of the Sun’ Events Coming to Perkins Observatory

Perkins Observatory to Hold Daytime ‘Celebration of the Sun’ Events July 8, 15, 22 Looking for a bright idea for summer family fun? For three weekends in July, Ohio Wesleyan University’s Perkins Observatory will host “Celebration of the Sun” daytime sky-watches. The Saturday-only programs will be held at 4 p.m. July 8, 15, and 22 …

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What Makes Toby Different?

What Makes Toby Different?

This morning, I gave the ten-minute presentation at DelCo Profit Builders BNI chapter and thought I’d share the key details with others that might be wondering how to give me a referral. We highlighted the three key pieces that make BNI strong – know, like, and trust – and how we fill each segment. Since …

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Chalk, Christmas Returns to Delaware in July

Chalk, Christmas Returns to Delaware in July

Sidewalk chalk art and Santa Claus? Join Main Street Delaware on July 7 for a unique First Friday that will feature the 6th annual “Chalk It Up!” sidewalk chalk art contest and several ho-ho-holiday-themed happenings, including a late-night screening of the movie “Home Alone.” First Friday’s “Chalk It Up” celebration and movie screening are sponsored …

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Moo Moo Car Wash, Hartline, Oden top Delaware County Transfers

Moo Moo Car Wash, Hartline, Oden top Delaware County Transfers

Moo Moo Car Wash has added a new location in southern Delaware County as this week’s top commercial real estate transaction in the county according to the Delaware County Auditor. The former “Klean A Kar” was purchased by Moo Moo Polaris LLC for $600,000 this past week. The property is located at 460 Lazelle Road, …

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Solar Co-Op Hosting Open House

Solar Co-Op Hosting Open House

Ohio Solar United Neighborhoods will celebrate it growth with a party on June 22 from 6-8 p.m. The event will be held at Son of Thurman’s in historic downtown Delaware, Ohio. OH SUN, a solar energy co-op, has grown to 110 members and has 34 homes that have added solar technologies. Son of Thurman’s is located …

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Make Card, Mug for Dad at Pat Catan’s

Make Card, Mug for Dad at Pat Catan’s

Pat Catan’s Craft and Floral is offering a free make-and-take at its Delaware, Ohio, store on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. The event will allow children to make a card or design a mug for Dad – as supplies last of course – to be prepared for Father’s Day the following Sunday. Pat Catan’s is located …

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IT SOLD: Dublin Road Home Fetches $3,000,000

IT SOLD: Dublin Road Home Fetches $3,000,000

5555 Dublin Road in rural Delaware, Ohio, sold for $3,000,000 on May 30, according to the Delaware County Auditor’s Office. The property featured more than 22-1/4 acres along the Scioto River just south of Bellepoint and US 42. The Auditor’s site lists the home with five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, and four partial bathrooms in …

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USDA Celebrates National Home Ownership Month

USDA Celebrates National Home Ownership Month

Received this press release from Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Rural Development on National Home Ownership Month. I am a huge fan of the USDA Rural Development loan program which offers 100% financing for buyers in areas determined as “rural.” For example, a rule of thumb, is that anything north of 36 in Delaware County is …

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Fundamentals Hosting Author Tonight

Fundamentals Hosting Author Tonight

Author of “A Howl in the Night” and “Shadow Dancer” will be signing books at Fundamentals Children’s Books, Toys and Games in historic downtown Delaware, Ohio. The event will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. with Courtney Rene signing copies of her books. Rene lives in Ohio with her husband and two children. She is a …

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Hidden Spaces Taking Place Tonight Downtown Delaware

Hidden Spaces Taking Place Tonight Downtown Delaware

Join Main Street Delaware on June 2 for a revealing look at some of the city’s architectural gems and “Hidden Spaces.” Sponsored by Ohio Living Sarah Moore and Performance Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Delaware, the self-guided First Friday “Hidden Spaces” tour will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and feature an opportunity to visit nearly a dozen …

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Learn More About Sewage Systems with Health, Soil and Water Districts

Learn More About Sewage Systems with Health, Soil and Water Districts

Almost one million homes in Ohio are beyond the reach of public sewage treatment. If you live in one of those homes, are considering buying such a home, or will be building in an area without access to public sewage treatment, you may benefit  by attending the Soils & Your Home Sewage Treatment System workshop, …

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Go Wireless Completing Move to Westfield

Go Wireless Completing Move to Westfield

Go Wireless, an authorized Verizon representative, is moving to a new Delaware, Ohio location. The store is moving to 813 North Houk Road in the Westfield Shopping Center which is anchored by the “new” Kroger store on the city’s west side. The store was formerly located in the Troy Road Plaza – located at Troy …

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Secret Identity Makes Debut

Secret Identity Makes Debut

Comic Store Opens in Downtown Secret Identity Comic Books mades its debut tonight in historic downtown Delaware, Ohio, during Main Street’s First Friday. The work of Laura and Kelly McFarland the store opened officially at 1 pm on Friday. The store will celebrate free comic book day on Saturday. “Comics and comic culture have always …

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