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Brewery District

Located just south of Columbus’s central business district, the Brewery District has a history stretching nearly 200 years. At the height of its success, five breweries were located in the area. After Prohibition, the district declined, becoming home to some industry and warehouses. In recent years, redevelopment has brought numerous restaurants, bars, and even a grocery store to the area.

Interview: Erik Tait

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Erik Tait

The local stand-up comedian and magician will fuse the genres in his newest show, "Please Shuffle The Cards" at ShadowboxLive's Backstage Bistro on Tuesday night

In a time when it seems nearly impossible not to get baited, switched, defrauded, scammed, misled, or faked out,  it’s nice to know people like Erik Tait are working diligently to delude us with at least a certain level of enchantment. In fact, he’s hoping you’ll buy a ticket to watch him commit out-and-out subterfuge […]

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Unique Italian Village Building Changes Hands, Restaurant a Possibility

Brent Warren Brent Warren Unique Italian Village Building Changes Hands, Restaurant a Possibility

A new owner controls the northwest corner of Summit Street and East Third Avenue in Italian Village. Fans of the unique century-old building on the lot needn’t worry about it getting torn down, though. “We don’t have concrete plans yet — the tenant just moved out — but we think that it’d be perfect for […]

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New Coffee Shop Opening Soon in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Coffee Shop Opening Soon in The Brewery District

Das KaffeeHaus von Frau Burkhart and CD102.5′s Big Room Bar are teaming up for a new coffee experience in March with the launch of “The Kaffee Blitzkrieg.” The new cafe located inside the Big Room Bar at 1036 S. Front St. will serve as the relocated Columbus home for Das KaffeeHaus, which is moving its […]

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Theatre Review: Shadowbox’s “Body Heat” Generates Some Steam

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Shadowbox’s “Body Heat” Generates Some Steam

It’s almost as much of a tradition as their annual Holiday Hoopla that in the coldest months of the year, local music and sketch comedy institution Shadowbox’s mind turns to lust and love. The newest iteration of this sexy show, Body Heat, is a mixed bag like usual but has plenty of rewards for the faithful and […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 22 Columbus Retailers & Other Businesses That Opened in 2016

Columbus saw the rise and fall of a number of businesses in 2016. Most of the new or expanded ventures were in the restaurant industry, providing more feeding options to the residents of Columbus’ neighborhoods. Still, a number of this year’s start-ups, 22 to be exact, possess a different nature. Downtown saw the revival of […]

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Plank’s Bier Garten Catches Fire

Walker Evans Walker Evans Plank’s Bier Garten Catches Fire

A fire was reported early this morning at Plank’s Bier Garten at 888 South High Street at approximately 5:15 a.m. Firefighters battled the blaze quickly, and no one was reported to be hurt or present in the building at the time of the fire. Update: The restaurant is reporting that it plans to reopen sometime within […]

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