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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.

Theatre Review: Shadowbox’s Second Gallery of Echoes Shines Light on Diversity of Talent in Columbus

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Shadowbox’s Second Gallery of Echoes Shines Light on Diversity of Talent in Columbus

Over the last few years, Shadowbox Live has consciously broadened beyond their rock and roll sketch comedy into more ambitious projects that are harder to categorize. On Wednesday they opened a follow-up to their acclaimed Gallery of Echoes. Where the first iteration used proven work from the Columbus Museum of Art collection, this new piece subtitled ColumbUS […]

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Rockmill Brewery to Open Tavern in Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Rockmill Brewery to Open Tavern in Brewery District

Lancaster-based Rockmill Brewery is expanding their Columbus reach, filling in the recently-vacated World of Beer in the Brewery District with a farmhouse-style tavern. Rockmill Tavern, a small brewpub, will open at 503 South Front Street. The space is a 3,800 square-foot facility. Owner Matthew Barbee says that when all is said and done, the sit-down space […]

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Smoked on High Barbecue to Open in Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Smoked on High Barbecue to Open in Brewery District

Smoked On High, a new Southern-style barbecue restaurant, is making its way to the heart of the Brewery District this summer. Owner Max McGarity is a restaurant veteran who grew up on the Northwest side of Columbus. He got his restaurant industry start in high school working at a small barbecue joint, making his way […]

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Comedy Preview: #Hashtag Comedy’s “TBD: The Musical!”

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview: #Hashtag Comedy’s “TBD: The Musical!”

The busy local improv company brings together heaps of the city's comedy talent to stage a full-length unscripted musical on May 13 and May 27

Throughout its history, musical theater has imitated, defined, and reinvigorated popular culture. It’s delved into fantasy (The Wizard of Oz, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) and romance (Oklahoma!, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). It’s re-introduced us to past events and bygone eras (Hamilton, Grease, Evita), and has been an important vehicle for political and […]

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Eat Right: Best Restaurant Spaces to Hold An Event

Shelley Mann Shelley Mann Eat Right: Best Restaurant Spaces to Hold An Event

Summer is the season of graduation parties, wedding showers, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, you name it. If you’re seeking a venue for your next special event, consider a local restaurant! Many Columbus restaurants have special event spaces ideal for any size gathering. Barcelona Restaurant and Bar 263 E. Whittier Street — German Village Barcelona’s semi-private […]

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Five-Story Brewery District Storage Facility Approved

Brent Warren Brent Warren Five-Story Brewery District Storage Facility Approved

Brexton LLC is moving forward with plans to build a five-story storage facility in the Brewery District after receiving approval from the neighborhood’s architectural review commission earlier this month. The building will offer six floors of storage (one underground) at the southeast corner of Liberty and Short streets. Joseph Beatty Jr., Vice President of Real […]

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Daily Growler Teams up with Big Mamma’s Burritos on Brewery District Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Daily Growler Teams up with Big Mamma’s Burritos on Brewery District Location

Local growler fill-up business The Daily Growler announced today that they’re planning to open a third location later this year at 702 South High Street, sandwiched between The Brewery District and German Village neighborhoods. And not only will visitors be able to fill up on beer, they’ll be able to fill up on tex-mex as […]

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