Ghent's Bartlett House building re-opens
Lizzy Weiss in The Columbia Paper reports about the Bartlett House, which re-opened July 28 on Route 66 in Ghent across from the newspaper's office. The 146-year-old brick building, a former railroad hotel unoccupied for a decade, now houses a kitchen, bakery, café, office space, and two staff apartments, open Thursdays through Sundays. “We realized this really could be a place where the community could get together–not as a full-scale restaurant, but just a casual place to come and get a cup of coffee or pick up a beautiful baked bread or have a burger for dinner,” Damien Janowicz, one of the owners, said. “Once we got in that frame of mind, there was no stopping us.” Read the full story in The Columbia Paper.