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Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Restaurant Review: Bar 145

Did someone say poutine? Open for almost a year, Bar 145 updated its menu a few weeks ago, and the newest edition includes a poutine…

BiBiBop Asian Grill Opens at Easton, Plans East Broad Location Next

Korean-based fast casual restaurant BiBiBop Asian Grill has enjoyed a relatively quick rise to success in the Columbus area. They’ve opened four locations in the…

‘Engineer Rides’ Part of Bike Lane Collaboration with Yay Bikes

Although tough choices about new street designs and bike lanes mean that cycling advocates and traffic engineers are often pitted against each other, a new…

Makeover Planned for Parsons Avenue in Olde Towne East

Makeover Planned for Parsons Avenue in Olde Towne East

The small stretch of Parsons Avenue that runs along the western edge of Olde Towne…

CoGo Bike Share Plans to Expand With New Stations in 2015

CoGo Bike Share Plans to Expand With New Stations in 2015

The CoGo Bike Share system may see its first station expansion in 2015 if funding…

Gifts That Give Twice

Gifts That Give Twice

I have been penning the Holiday Shopping Guide for Columbus Underground for a few years,…

City to Partner With Three Developers for Office and Residential Projects on West Nationwide Blvd

City to Partner With Three Developers for Office and Residential Projects on West Nationwide Blvd

The City of Columbus announced today a plan to add retail, multi-family housing, and significant…

Food News & Reviews View all

Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Au Bon Pain Closes Downtown, Opens at OSU Medical Center

Boston-based cafe chain Au Bon Pain just quietly completed the relocation of its singular Columbus location from Downtown to the OSU…

Peet’s Coffee Closing All Stores in Ohio, Michigan & Pennsylvania

Peet’s Coffee Closing All Stores in Ohio, Michigan & Pennsylvania

After just fifteen months in the local market, Peet’s Coffee & Tea is closing its remaining Columbus stores along with all…

Restaurant Roundup: End-of-the-Year Openings, Closures and More

Restaurant Roundup: End-of-the-Year Openings, Closures and More

Restaurant happenings are quick and constant in food-centric Columbus, and here at CU we’ve rounded up the most significant updates. Check…

Nightlife Review: Red Brick Tap & Grill

Nightlife Review: Red Brick Tap & Grill

Red Brick Tap & Grill is not just another sports bar. Think of it as a local-brewery-showcase-slash-local-ingredient-playground-slash-perfect-getaway-from-the-kids/girlfriend(s)/boss. Red Brick is home…

Mikey’s Considers Shipping Container Replacement for Original Late Night Shack

Mikey’s Considers Shipping Container Replacement for Original Late Night Shack

In just five short years, Late Night Slice has become an iconic part of The Short North. The pizza shack, located…

The Alley Bar Coming Soon to Pearl Alley Downtown

The Alley Bar Coming Soon to Pearl Alley Downtown

The strip of Pearl Alley between Gay Street and Broad Street is a bit of a hidden gem Downtown. It’s home to the original El Arepazo, the J. Gumbo’s side…

Restaurant Review: Mezcal Cantina & Grill

Restaurant Review: Mezcal Cantina & Grill

When it comes to judging Mexican restaurants, there are all sorts of measuring sticks… 1) Is it authentic? How similar is it to the cantina you visited in Cancun during…

Laughlin’s Bakery Opens in The Short North

Laughlin’s Bakery Opens in The Short North

Jonas Laughlin is bringing a delicious blend of European and Southern baking to the Italian Village. After a successful Kickstarter funding, the bakery storefront at 15 East 2nd Street will…

Development View all

Four Story Apartment Building Proposed for Lane Avenue

Four Story Apartment Building Proposed for Lane Avenue

An Edwards Communities proposal to build a four-story apartment building on Lane Avenue was recently given the green light from the University Area Commission zoning…

Second Phase of Bishop’s Walk Condos Selling Quickly Downtown

The Normandy Wraps Construction, Continues with Leasing

More Gay Street Condos to Break Ground in 2015

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Upcoming Events View all

Jan
17
Chef Matthew Heaggans' Favorite Things Dinner

Saturday 1/17/2015 @ 6:30 pm

Jan
31
Wonderball

Saturday 1/31/2015 @ 8:30 pm

Welcome 2015 at Hubbard Grille's New Year’s Eve Bash! Doors open at 10PM for the party, but join us at the bar or for dinner earlier if you want to celebrate with us all night long. We will be rockin' sweet decor,a photographer, party favors, delicious NYE appetizers, a lounge

Loyal Bebe fans know that Chef Matt has long played off of our collective fascination with fast food culture. For one night, Chef Matt Heaggans will prepare a four course meal inspired by some of his favorite bites, including several fast food favorites. This ticket is for the

Expect the Unexpected. Indulge your Imagination. Celebrate creativity at CMA’s exciting new party you won’t want to miss! Featuring the best of Columbus’ food & drink scene, beats by DJs Charles Erickson & Donnie Mossman, and other inspired experiences. Ticke