Southwest Bexley Framework Plan Public Workshop on Jan 25

Workshop to Review Framework Plan Options Jan 25, 6:30 pm at Bexley City Hall

At the January 25th public workshop for the Southwest Bexley Master Plan Update, please come and provide feedback on early draft concepts that will be presented.  The draft options have been prepared as a result of initial public feedback, and will provide a variety of options that are under consideration for the final plan.  The workshop will be fully interactive, and focused on getting your feedback!

For more info on upcoming meetings and the master plan process, including a copy of the current Southwest Bexley Master Plan, please visit  


Columbia Gas Public Info Meeting for Spring 2017 Project

Drexel/Stanbery/Ashbourne - Wed., January 25, 5:30 pm at Bexley City Hall

On Wednesday, January 25, at 5:30 pm there will be a public meeting at Bexley City Hall where Columbia Gas will describe infrastructure improvements impacting parts of North Drexel Avenue, Stanbery Avenue, Maryland Avenue, Ashbourne Road, and Ashbourne Place.  Residents can learn about the project and there will be an opportunity for Q&A.  To view the notice for the meeting with more detailed project information, visit


Gramercy Books Opening Weekend Celebrations

January 27-29th - Events for the whole family!

Gramercy Books is excited to announce a Grand Opening Celebration with a weekend's worth of events for you to enjoy!  They've put together an incredible lineup of Ohio authors and artists who will be joining the opening celebration.

Friday, January 27

Maggie Smith, poet, 7:00pm
Reading, meet ’n greet, and book signing

Saturday, January 28
Will Hillenbrand, children’s book author and illustrator, 11:00am
Reading, meet ’n greet, and book signing

Eric Gnezda, songwriter, 3:00pm
Live music and memoir
Lee Martin, novelist/memoirist, 7:00pm
Reading, author talk, and book signing

Sunday, January 29

11:30am – 3:30pm
Screening of Goosebumps, The Movie; post-screening author visit and book signing with 
R.L. Stine, best-selling children’s author

Tickets for R.L. Stine event must be purchased in advance at Gramercy Books. Limited tickets are available. 

For a $10 ticket, you will receive:
* A book by R.L. Stine valued at $6.99
* Admission to a special movie viewing of Goosebumps (Drexel Theatre / 11:30am
* A visit with R.L. Stine (Drexel Theatre / 1:20)
* Book signing by R.L. Stine (Drexel Theatre lobby / 2:00pm / purchased books only)

For more information, visit


Bexley Community Foundation is Seeking Proposals for Grants

2017 Grant Cycle Letters of Intent are due on January 27, 2017

The Bexley Community Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for projects and programs serving Bexley. The Foundation makes grants to organizations, programs and initiatives that enrich the lives of those who live, learn, work and play in Bexley.  The Foundation is seeking projects and programs focused on any of our eight community priorities; Arts and Culture, Beautification and Environment, Community Engagement, Economic Development, Health and Wellness, Lifelong Learning, Public Safety and Recreation and Youth. To begin the process please visit and click “Apply for a Grant” on our homepage.

A Letter of Intent is due by Friday, January 27, 2017. The Foundation’s Programs and Grants Committee, made up of Bexley community members, meets to discuss the different projects and advancing applicants will be invited to submit a full grant application. The staff and volunteers of the Bexley Community Foundation are always happy to meet with prospective grant applicants. Please contact Bexley Community Foundation Executive Director Hallie Raskin at 614-235-4070 or with any questions.


The Bexley Top 16 of '16 Countdown is Happening Now!

We've compiled a list of the top 16 happenings in Bexley (from the City of Bexley's perspective, mind you!).  Click to visit our year-in-review Facebook rollout at the Mayor of Bexley Facebook page.