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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 “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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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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