Enjoying his son’s deli opening

Joven Nedelkoski raises a beer in celebration to his son, Mario, as the opening of his restaurant and brewery in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for Dec. 17, 2014.

Joven Nedelkoski raises a beer in celebration to his son, Mario, as the opening of his restaurant and brewery in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for Dec. 17, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 17 December, 2014

Only a memory remains

A one-man, one-machine demolition crew topples the walls of a house on East College completing the demolition of the building. My Final Photo for Dec. 16, 2014.

A one-man, one-machine demolition crew topples the walls of a house on East College completing the demolition of the building. My Final Photo for Dec. 16, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 16 December, 2014

An early morning on Alum Creek

An adult beaver navigates its way against the current just above the Main Street Bridge on Alum Creek while out for an early morning swim. My Final Photo for Dec. 15, 2014.

An adult beaver navigates its way against the current just above the Main Street Bridge on Alum Creek while out for an early morning swim. My Final Photo for Dec. 15, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 15 December, 2014

One of the biggest Christmas trees on the lot

A family watches as it takes four men to wrap their large tree in plastic netting for the trip home from the sales lot. My Final Photo for Dec. 14, 2014.

A family watches as it takes four men to wrap their large tree in plastic netting for the trip home from the sales lot. My Final Photo for Dec. 14, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 14 December, 2014

Three new beers

Three of the new beers at Temperance Row Brewing Company, from left, Scottish Ale, Pilsner, and the Christmas Ale, sit on the bar top during a taste test of the first drafts served before the brewery's opening next week. My Final Photo for Dec. 13, 2014.

Three of the new beers at Temperance Row Brewing Company, from left, Scottish Ale, Pilsner, and the Christmas Ale, sit on the bar top during a taste test of the first drafts served before the brewery’s opening next week. My Final Photo for Dec. 13, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 13 December, 2014

Smile and bark

Santa poses with two dogs and their owner for a portrait during a promotion at Captivating Canines in Uptown Westerville. My final Photo for Dec. 12, 2014.

Santa poses with two dogs and their owner for a portrait during a promotion at Captivating Canines in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for Dec. 12, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 12 December, 2014

The lights of Christmas at the mall

A woman stands at the base of the Christmas tree in the plaza at Easton Town Center. My Final Photo for Dec. 11, 2014.

A woman stands at the base of the Christmas tree in the plaza at Easton Town Center. My Final Photo for Dec. 11, 2014.

  • Credit: Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock
  • Taken: 11 December, 2014