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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.

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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Nightlife Review: Copious / Notes

Jenna Taylor Jenna Taylor Nightlife Review: Copious / Notes

Time and time again I’ve overheard countless conversations about ‘that one jazz club’ in the Brewery District who’s musical lineup actually is actually entertaining or ‘that new three-story Copious place’ in which one could get lost in for hours on end. Copious/Notes is quickly becoming The Copious/Notes, comparable to the emphasis that Buckeyes put in […]

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Townhomes Proposed for Corner of Front and Whittier in Brewery District

Brent Warren Brent Warren Townhomes Proposed for Corner of Front and Whittier in Brewery District

The southeast corner of Front and Whittier streets could soon be redeveloped if a proposal to build 20 townhomes is approved by the Brewery District Commission. The existing cinder block building on the corner, which held Praxair Distribution for years, would be demolished and replaced with eight smaller buildings, each holding two or three townhomes. […]

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