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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.

MORPC Searching for New Downtown Offices

Walker Evans Walker Evans MORPC Searching for New Downtown Offices

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) announced yesterday evening that the organization is once again looking for a new space to call home. Currently located at 111 Liberty Street in the Brewery District, the organization last explored a relocation to Downtown in 2011, but cancelled those plans in 2012. With a current lease set to expire […]

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Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor Opens in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor Opens in The Brewery District

Dale Grinstead-Mayle moved to Columbus in 2002 and has spent the last 14 years discovering his passion while exploring the city. It turns out that his passion is cutting and styling hair, and after a lot of planning and prepping, he has officially opened Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor — a new barber shop on South High Street. […]

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Upcoming Performance of Gallery of Echoes to be Featured on National Broadcast

Anne Evans Anne Evans Upcoming Performance of Gallery of Echoes to be Featured on National Broadcast

It has been two years since Shadowbox Live debuted the original production Gallery of Echoes, and after a brief run over the summer, the show is back for another run and a turn in the national spotlight. First presented as a collaboration between Shadowbox Live with proven works of art from The Columbus Museum of […]

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First Look: Rockmill Tavern in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Rockmill Tavern in The Brewery District

The first of two new ventures from Rockmill Brewery is nearly complete. The Rockmill Tavern in the Brewery District has begun hosting “friends and family” previews in anticipation of their upcoming grand opening. Co-owner Matthew Barbee said that a few of the final pieces are still falling into place over the next week, but expects […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Top 10 Things to Do in The Brewery District

During its heyday in the nineties, The Brewery District was known as a raucous nightlife district that attracted imbibing visitors to a dozen bars crowded on South Front Street in an environment not unlike the Park Street area today. While the nightlife has moved on, the neighborhood has been reborn as more of a multipurpose area, […]

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Theatre Review: Shadowbox’s Broken Whispers Sometimes Shines New Light on ‘Gatsby’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Shadowbox’s Broken Whispers Sometimes Shines New Light on ‘Gatsby’

Shadowbox Live continues its recent trend of interspersing their bread-and-butter sketch comedy and song revues with more ambitious, serious work, with Broken Whispers. I attended a preview performance on Wednesday of this dance-theatre adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s modernist classic The Great Gatsby. Choreographed and staged by Katy Psenicka, adapted by Jimmy Mak and directed by Stev […]

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Interview: Brother Moses

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Brother Moses

The Arkansas indie rockers will preview their forthcoming EP, "Legends", during a free show at Victory's Live Friday night

Brewery District music spot Victory’s Live will bring in indie rock outfit Brother Moses for a free show on Friday night. The Fayetteville, Arkansas-based quintet, featuring James Lockhart (lead vocal and guitar), Moses Gomez (guitar), Michael Seck (drums), Matthew Heckmann (bass), and John-Lewis Anderson (keyboards and guitar), are set to release their sophomore EP, Legends, […]

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