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Opinion: The “American Dream” is changing — It’s time to wake up to that

Opinion: The “American Dream” is changing — It’s time to wake up to that

With the end of 2014 in sight, Columbus remains the largest city in the United States without any form of rail transit. We’re also in…

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 at 1030 North High Street…

GCAC Presents: Music Among Friends, Chamber Music Columbus

Would you join an arts organization, if at the end of the season you would be asked to share the costs of any funding shortfall?…

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…

PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Columbus Foundation Seeks Summer Fellows

PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Columbus Foundation Seeks Summer Fellows

Deadline to submit a student application for the 2015 program is January 16. The Columbus…

Holiday Shopping Guide 2014 No. 3 – Practical Things

Holiday Shopping Guide 2014 No. 3 – Practical Things

The holidays are near! Thank you for reading our annual Holiday Shopping Guide! The 2014…

Restaurant Review: Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe

Restaurant Review: Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe

Some people eat reflexively: if food is appealing, down it goes. Others eat with rules,…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

Arena Wine & Spirits Serves as new Downtown Liquor Store

Arena Wine & Spirits Serves as new Downtown Liquor Store

A large new liquor store in the Arena District has opened on 492 Armstrong Street. Tucked back behind sports bar and restaurant BBR, Arena Wine & Spirits offers about 900…

Paddy Wagon Opening Jailhouse Cafe at Scarlet & Grey

Paddy Wagon Opening Jailhouse Cafe at Scarlet & Grey

Local food truck Paddy Wagon is continuing their expansion into the brick-and-mortar world with the announcement of a new location called Jailhouse Cafe popping up inside the Scarlet & Grey…

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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