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Brothers Drake Spotlights the Best of Local Music

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter Brothers Drake Spotlights the Best of Local Music

With a calendar full of social events, as well as an ever-rotating list of local music acts, Brothers Drake Meadery is committed to showcasing the plethora of local talent the central Ohio area has to offer. Up-and-coming singer/songwriter Morgan Treni recently performed at Brothers Drake, and I had the chance to chat with her about […]

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Local Cantina Brings Casual Mexican to Grandview Avenue

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter Local Cantina Brings Casual Mexican to Grandview Avenue

With everything from Indian, Indonesian, Mediterranean, and Italian restaurants to pub grub like The Winking Lizard Tavern, it seems Grandview Avenue offers a little of everything from every corner of the world. Nestled in a small plaza of restaurants and businesses, Local Cantina is the latest addition to the already diverse culinary scene in the […]

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Ragtime, Blues, and Beyond Bebops Its Way Through Jazz History

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter Ragtime, Blues, and Beyond Bebops Its Way Through Jazz History

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra ended its “Ragtime, Blues, and Beyond” performance on a high note Sunday afternoon. The performance, which helped celebrate CJO’s 40th anniversary, ran Thursday through Sunday and featured some of the finest jazz musicians Columbus has to offer, as well as some very special guests. The performance was a mini history lesson […]

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Backstage at the Lincoln Series Leans on Historic Past to Shape Future

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter Backstage at the Lincoln Series Leans on Historic Past to Shape Future

The Lincoln Theatre is a Columbus landmark filled with a rich history. As the heart of the King Lincoln District, its recent renovation has encouraged programming that is designed to draw Columbus residents back to the once-bustling neighborhood to experience all that it has to offer. One of the latest programs at the theatre is […]

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Cooper’s Hawk Brings Much More Than Wine to Easton’s Culinary Scene

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter Cooper’s Hawk Brings Much More Than Wine to Easton’s Culinary Scene

The large space across from Nordstrom that has served as the temporary location for stores under renovation at Easton now has a permanent resident. Originating from Illinois, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant has made its way to the Easton community and is excited to bring its unique brand of wine expertise and culinary artistry to […]

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Grass Skirt Breathes New Life into Downtown Bar Scene

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter Grass Skirt Breathes New Life into Downtown Bar Scene

Just outside the heart of Downtown is one of the newest additions to Columbus’s nightlife. The Grass Skirt Tiki Room at 105 Grant Avenue is a unique new bar and restaurant promising an experience you won’t find anywhere else and one Columbus hasn’t seen since the days of The Kahiki way back when. The passion […]

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House Beer Brings Ale Expertise to the Short North

Briana Gunter Briana Gunter House Beer Brings Ale Expertise to the Short North

There’s a new bar on High Street that’s out to expand your horizons when it comes to the beverage you thought you already knew. House Beer, an all-beer bar, is a refreshing break from the typical taps you find at most bars and it makes a concerted effort to let you know there’s far more […]

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