Well, folks, here we are watching 2019 ride off into the sunset—can you believe it? Seems like just yesterday we were geeking out over the Fyre Fest documentaries (Netflix and Hulu released each of their versions in January of this year). But hey, time marches on.
Here’s a look back at the six hottest 614NOW headlines of 2019:
#6 Holy Sheetz, new convenience store coming to Columbus
December 11, 2019
Regional gas station chains seem to accumulate cult followings of loyal customers. While word of a new convenience store coming to town may not seem like a big deal at first, just ask your friends from Pennsylvania about Sheetz. The popular chain of convenience stores and coffee shops headquartered in Altoona, Pennsylvania has announced an expansion into the Columbus market
#5 Kroger makes exciting holiday announcement
November 6, 2019
The holidays can get expensive, but Kroger is looking out for your wallet this season. Kroger is offering customers free grocery pickup (generally a $4.95 fee) now through January 1.
#4 Update: Dateline picks up case of missing Easton man
April 10, 2019
About a month and a half has gone by since 29-year-old husband and father Tyler Davis went missing from the Easton Town Center area. Dateline NBC caught up with Tyler’s wife, Brittany, to recount the day her birthday turned into her worst nightmare.
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#3 Easton’s “dramatic” rooftop bar and restaurant now open
December 10, 2019
Heads up, Easton, a snazzy new concept is now open. Restoration Hardware, or RH, is currently wowing guests with The Gallery at Easton Town Center and RH Rooftop Restaurant & Park and Wine & Barista Bar.
#2 Unsolved Ohio: Bizarre disappearance of Brian Shaffer
June 21, 2019
How can someone go into a second-story bar and never come out? I’m talking about the disappearance of Brian Shaffer in 2006.
#1 Dear I-670 drivers, your lives may never be the same
October 22, 2019
Notice anything different on your I-670 and/or I-270 commute lately? Could be the nine 600-square-foot, 110,000-pound digital signs towering over the freeway. These signs display information about the first ever Ohio SmartLane.