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German Village

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.

New Restaurant ‘Copious’ and Music Venue ‘Notes’ to Open in September

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Restaurant ‘Copious’ and Music Venue ‘Notes’ to Open in September

The Brewery District will be welcoming a new multi-faceted facility this September. Copious, an appropriately named 21,000 square foot facility, will open this September at 520 South High Street. The space will comprise of a restaurant, bar, event space, and an underground music venue called Notes. (You can read all about the full concept in […]

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TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Anne Evans Anne Evans TREEmendous Art Installations Bring Magic to Summer

Fans of last year’s Tiny Doors project will be excited to learn that a whole new world of discovery has come to several of Columbus’ parks this summer. Columbus Recreation and Parks has launched the TREEmendous project, a collaboration with five artists to place treehouses in chosen trees in five city parks. The installations will […]

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Maennerchor to Open German Village Restaurant and Beer Garden

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Maennerchor to Open German Village Restaurant and Beer Garden

This Fall, German Village will be welcoming a new restaurant and beer garden. The Columbus Maennerchor German Heritage Building, built in 1907, will be utilizing the main floor of their headquarters as a new dining and bar space. The restaurant will be called Valter’s at Maennerchor, with a slated opening for mid-fall. The Columbus Maennerchor […]

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Local Cantina Possibly Expanding to Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Local Cantina Possibly Expanding to Brewery District

The Brewery District may be welcoming a fourth Local Cantina restaurant in the near future. Owner George Tanchevski requested a liquor license transfer from 1505 W. Fifth Avenue (a former Graffiti Burger location) to 743 S. High Street, for an entity named Local Cantina German Village LLC on the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor […]

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COTA Renews Free Fares for CBUS Until April 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans COTA Renews Free Fares for CBUS Until April 2016

The Central Ohio Transit Authority Board of Directors approved a resolution this morning that extends free fares for the Downtown CBUS Circulator route through the end of April 2016. The free fare system was scheduled to expire on May 3rd if the transit authority was unable to secure additional private funding for the popular Downtown […]

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New Restaurant, Event Space and Underground Music Club Coming to The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Restaurant, Event Space and Underground Music Club Coming to The Brewery District

Bob Breithaupt says there’s a need for a solid medium-sized live music venue near Downtown Columbus, and the former Executive Director of the Jazz Arts Group is working with a team to meet that demand with a new space opening later this year. “Notes” is the name of a new underground club that will be opening […]

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Best Local Coffee Shop of 2014: Stauf’s

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Coffee Shop of 2014: Stauf’s

Not every local cafe roasts their own coffee. And not every local coffee roaster operates a cafe. To help establish the distinction for 2014, we split apart last year’s survey question about “best coffee” into two categories. And Stauf’s ended up winning both best roaster and best cafe of 2014. The original Stauf’s on Grandview […]

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