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Located just south of downtown Columbus, this historic neighborhood was settled by a large number of German immigrants in the mid-1800s. Today, German Village has a single zoned commercial strip along Livingston Avenue; it’s mostly a residential neighborhood of red-brick homes with wrought iron fences along tree-lined, brick streets.

Columbus Makes Art Presents: The Winter’s Tale at Actors’ Theatre with Director Micah Logsdon

Scott Vezdos Scott Vezdos Columbus Makes Art Presents: The Winter’s Tale at Actors’ Theatre with Director Micah Logsdon

Micah Logsdon has performed, written, directed and administered theater for more than 20 years. We sat down with him to discuss his directorial process for Actors’ Theatre’s upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and its Appalachian setting. Scott Vezdos: Describe your art and your creative process. Micah Logsdon: I don’t know if I’m […]

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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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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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Restaurant Review: Valter’s at Maennerchor

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Valter’s at Maennerchor

Columbus is home to plenty of Mexican joints, Italian joints, sushi bars and Chinese restaurants. When it comes to German food, however, that’s a little less ubiquitous. You can almost name all of the local German food operations. The prominent ones are Schmidt’s, Hofbrauhaus, and the place out at Crosswoods: Wurst Und Bier. Now, Valter’s […]

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Katalina’s Planning to Open Second Restaurant

Walker Evans Walker Evans Katalina’s Planning to Open Second Restaurant

If you enjoy the food at Katalina’s in Harrison West, but aren’t a fan of long lines and tight dining quarters, then your wish for a larger space may soon come true. Katalina’s owner Kathleen Day confirmed with Columbus Underground that she is hoping to soon add a second location in Columbus. “I’ve actually been […]

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Nurtur the Salon Finding Success in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Nurtur the Salon Finding Success in The Brewery District

Local salon Nurtur expanded recently, adding its third location to Central Ohio with the opening of a new outlet in The Brewery District at 757 South High Street. The spot was chosen for its proximity to German Village and Downtown customers, and convenient access to alternative transit like the CBUS Circulator and car2go. “Our desire […]

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Valter’s at the Maennerchor Approaches End-of-Month Opening

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Valter’s at the Maennerchor Approaches End-of-Month Opening

Valter’s at the Maennerchor, the new Brewery District restaurant and beer garden, will officially open their doors January 19. Owner Valter Veliu signed a 10-year lease with the Columbus Maennerchor, who currently operate out of the renovated German Heritage House at 976 S. High Street. In addition to Valter’s, Veliu partially owns and manages German […]

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