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First Look: The Crest Gastropub on Parsons

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: The Crest Gastropub on Parsons

The Crest Gastropub has opened the doors of its second restaurant, located on the south side at 621 Parsons Avenue. The large 4,400 square foot space is quite a bit larger than its Clintonville counterpart, with two patio spaces and ample seating. The main difference between the Clintonville Crest and the Parsons outpost is a […]

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First Look: Stack City Burger Bar

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Stack City Burger Bar

After just a few short months worth of work, the Stack City Burger Bar is ready to open their doors to the public on Thursday, August 6th. The Short North’s newest restaurant has filled into the 3,260 square foot space on The Cap, which formerly housed Cup O Joe / MoJoe Lounge. Stack City is […]

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First Look: Crimson Cup in Upper Arlington

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Crimson Cup in Upper Arlington

After nearly 25 years in business, Crimson Cup has opened their second retail location today on Lane Avenue in Upper Arlington. The local coffee roaster has made a big business out of selling their products and services to other coffee shops all across the country, so operating local retail outlets have not been a major […]

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First Look: Old North Arcade

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Old North Arcade

This Friday, the Old North Arcade will officially open its doors to retro video game enthusiasts looking for a new entertainment option in the neighborhood. Owner Ben Morgan described the venue as being a bar first and foremost, with the video arcade cabinets functioning as a fun and casual entertainment piece. The shotgun-style building that […]

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First Look: The Roosevelt Coffeehouse

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Roosevelt Coffeehouse

After passing final inspections yesterday afternoon and opening for the final hours of the day, The Roosevelt Coffeehouse is officially open for their first full day of business today. Located at 300 East Long Street, directly across from the new Normandy apartment building at Neighborhood Launch, Roosevelt offers a sizable community gathering space where coffee […]

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First Look: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Tap Room

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Tap Room

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Company has unveiled their long awaited tap room to the public. The Downtown brewery, which opened in 2013, has been planning and reconstructing the tap room since just two months after the front of house opened. It sits at the back of their Downtown building, on the corner between Lazelle and Hickory. […]

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First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Forno Kitchen + Bar, located at 721 North High Street, has opened its doors. Sister restaurant of popular watering hole Short North Pint House, Forno’s food is cooked in a stone-fired oven (hence the name, which translates to ‘oven’ in Italian), with the menu including an array of pizzas, small plates, and and a heavily-stocked drink […]

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