While You’re There
Shop International: Stop by Slovak Folk Crafts [1605 S. Center St., Ext., slovakfolk-crafts.com] for myriad fair-trade items from all over the world ranging from jewelry to a
huge selection of cookware. Make sure you take in the 17-foot, moving, hand-carved
wood display depicting scenes from Slovakia that the shop’s owners commissioned.
Shop ’til You Drop: Hit as many of the stores at the Grove City Premium Outlets as
you can — there’s something for everyone [1911 Leesburg Grove City Road, premiu-moutlets.com/grovecity].
Take a Tour: Wendell August has risen from the ashes left after a fire in 2010 and
offers free self-guided or guided tours — call ahead for the latter — of its new workshop [2074 Leesburg Grove City Road, wendellaugust.com]. Stop by the flagship store
at the same site for goods to give as gifts — or keep for yourself.
HIT THE STREET Living
The area may be known best for outlet shopping, but
Grove City still maintains its small-town charm.
BY LAUREN DAVIDSON | PHOTOS BY CHUCK BEARD
FIRST, stop by Beans on Broad
[ 141 S. Broad St., beansonbroad.
com], a spot rich in history that
serves breakfast sandwiches,
pastries and lunch options.
Joden Jewelry [ 144 S. Broad St.,
joden.com] sells antique, estate
and modern jewelry with a twist:
The store itself is part museum,
housing pieces more than 100
years old. You’ll find one of the
largest North American collections of pieces by Carlo Giuliano,
reportedly a favored jeweler of
Four generations of the family
behind Nonni’s Corner Trattoria
[ 251 S. Broad St., nonniscorner.com]
have perfected their Italian offerings, which now include polenta
and homemade pasta as well as
gluten-free options. Enjoy a glass
of wine on the outdoor patio —
it’s one of two spots in town with
a liquor license.
Grab a balcony seat, reserved
for adults, and take in a film at
The Guthrie [232 S. Broad St., the-guthrie.com]. Community members recently raised funds for a
Sony 4K digital projector for this
one-screen theater. PM
Nonni does double duty in the
kitchen and on the stage.
Beans on Broad
Slovak Folk Crafts