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The latest news and updates on the local nightlife scene, which includes bars, dance clubs, music venues all other forms of late night entertainment.

Spacebar to open Mid-September in Former KOBO Space

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Spacebar to open Mid-September in Former KOBO Space

When the announcement of Kobo’s “last show” made it through the grapevine of Columbus, the city-folk were sad to see a beloved bar rest in peace. Another one bites the dust, huh? Once a local bar that housed insane rock shows and affordable booze, Kobo’s grunge, unique bathrooms, vinyl-covered countertops and comprehensive energy will be […]

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Columbus Breaks World Record for Largest Drag Queen Show

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Breaks World Record for Largest Drag Queen Show

Last Saturday at Axis Nightclub, something special went down. The fifth annual “Night of 100 Drag Queens” show was hosted by Gay Softball World Series (GSWS) Columbus, which broke the record for the largest drag show in the world. There were actually only 55 performers instead of 100, but that still tops the previous record […]

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Photos: Night of 100 Drag Queens 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Night of 100 Drag Queens 2014

This past Saturday, GSWS Columbus hosted its fifth annual “Night of 100 Drag Queens” show at Axis Nightclub. The event is a fundraiser for the nonprofit group Gay Softball World Series, which will return to Columbus in 2015. The event was also noteworthy as it unofficially broke the Guinness World Record for the largest drag show […]

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Catch Up With: The Pint House

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: The Pint House

When The Pint House opened last April at 780 North High Street, there were rumblings about its appropriateness for the area and its ultimate success. After all, the Short North is an Arts district, not an extension of Ohio State’s campus or Park Street. A year later, the Pint House is flourishing, imbuing some much […]

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9 Stops for Gallery Hop – July 2014 Edition

Michelle Mwaura Michelle Mwaura 9 Stops for Gallery Hop – July 2014 Edition

Every first Saturday of every month, the Short North district hosts an array of activities in an event called Gallery Hop. During this bustling event from 4 pm to 10 pm (with some places staying open later) people come from all over Columbus to shop at boutiques, view galleries, listen to performers, and dine at […]

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Three Sheets Coming this Summer to The Brewery District

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Three Sheets Coming this Summer to The Brewery District

The name means exactly what you think. And if you’re going to name a bar after a heightened sense of inebriation, it better be a dive bar. And Three Sheets Bar will be just that. The project of Novak’s alumnus, Jenny Adams, and Melissa Adams and Bryan Kilpatrick, Three Sheets hopes to bring some low […]

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Oddfellows Liquor Bar will be a new Destination Dive in the Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Oddfellows Liquor Bar will be a new Destination Dive in the Short North

Rumors have been circulating for months that the original Mikey’s Late Slice shack in the Short North would likely be expanding into the old 83 Gallery location next door at 1038 North High Street. Those rumors have turned out to be half true, as the new concept does hail from serial pizza-preneur Mikey Sorboro, but the […]

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