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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.

Local Cantina Possibly Expanding to Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Local Cantina Possibly Expanding to Brewery District

The Brewery District may be welcoming a fourth Local Cantina restaurant in the near future. Owner George Tanchevski requested a liquor license transfer from 1505 W. Fifth Avenue (a former Graffiti Burger location) to 743 N. High Street, for an entity named Local Cantina German Village LLC on the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor […]

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Restaurant Review: Basil Thai, Brewery District Edition

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Basil Thai, Brewery District Edition

The space inside 460 South Front feels familiar. It is familiar. It’s been the recent home of Front Street Bar & Grill and a Frezno revival. Walkable and urban: it seems like the address should be more successful than it has been for restaurants. Now the space hosts a Thai joint. Not just any Thai […]

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The Best Burgers in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Burgers in Columbus

***Update*** As of 4/21 5:00PM, Tickets are SOLD OUT*** Which restaurant has the best burgers in Columbus? The opportunity to decide will take place next Thursday, April 23rd from 6pm-9pm when our Best Bites: Burgers event returns in collaboration with our friends and partners at Shadowbox Live! 17 restaurants, food trucks and burger-making businesses will […]

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New Restaurant, Event Space and Underground Music Club Coming to The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Restaurant, Event Space and Underground Music Club Coming to The Brewery District

Bob Breithaupt says there’s a need for a solid medium-sized live music venue near Downtown Columbus, and the former Executive Director of the Jazz Arts Group is working with a team to meet that demand with a new space opening later this year. “Notes” is the name of a new underground club that will be opening […]

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Basil Thai Opening Brewery District Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Basil Thai Opening Brewery District Location

On Monday, Basil Thai will be the newest addition to the Brewery District, taking over the space at 460 South Front Street, which housed a rotating mix of restaurants over the past year including Frezno Bar & Grill, Front Street Bar & Grill, and Lola’s Backdoor Cantina. Those who remember the Brewery District of the 1990s, […]

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Best Bites: Burgers Returns to The Brewery District on April 23rd

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Bites: Burgers Returns to The Brewery District on April 23rd

***Update*** As of 4/21 5:00PM, Tickets are SOLD OUT*** Last fall, Columbus Underground hosted its first ever “Best Bites” event — a new series designed to showcase some of the finest food that Columbus has to offer. The launch event featured gourmet burgers from a dozen local restaurants, and it ended up being a huge […]

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Theatre Review: Shadowbox Live’s American Idiot Expectantly Excels with the Music

 Lisa Much Theatre Review: Shadowbox Live’s American Idiot Expectantly Excels with the Music

After waiting years for the rights and enduring much anticipation from their patrons (and the general public too, since I saw more Shadowbox virgins last night than any other time I have visited), Shadowbox Live opened the regional premiere of Green Day’s Tony Award winning musical American Idiot. Green Day began as part of the […]

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