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Surly Girl Saloon to Close Doors After 10 Years in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Surly Girl Saloon to Close Doors After 10 Years in The Short North

When the Surly Girl Saloon opened in the north end of the Short North in late 2005, the neighborhood was a much different place. “There was no Jackson Building when we opened, and the old Goody Boy was a magnet for crime,” explains Surly co-owner Elizabeth Lessner. “We used to regularly chase prostitutes out of […]

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Pies and Pints Opens New Short North Restaurant

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Pies and Pints Opens New Short North Restaurant

West Virginia-based restaurant Pies and Pints will open their third Columbus location today. The new restaurant is located in the historical five-story mixed-use Fireproof building, located at 1020 North High Street. The project initially began in January 2014, with construction and finalizations wrapping up this month. This addition will be the chain’s eighth location. Pies […]

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Dough Mama Opening Bake Shop in Clintonville

Walker Evans Walker Evans Dough Mama Opening Bake Shop in Clintonville

Dough Mama was one of the newcomers in our Best Bites: Bakeries event back in February, but that didn’t stop Perrie Wilkof from wowing the crowds with her Maple Bourbon Pecan Mini Pies (voted 3rd favorite dessert that night). In fact, her home-based business has done so well since launching back in September, that she’s already making […]

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Salt & Pine Restaurant to Open Downtown This Fall

Walker Evans Walker Evans Salt & Pine Restaurant to Open Downtown This Fall

Local restaurateur Chris Crader announced last October that he would be opening a brand new restaurant concept inside the new 250 High building in 2015 that would differ from his Harvest Pizzeria and The Sycamore restaurants. Today, Crader has announced that “Salt & Pine” will be the name of the new breakfast-lunch-and-dinner venue that will […]

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Design of New Northside Library Branch Revealed

Walker Evans Walker Evans Design of New Northside Library Branch Revealed

This Saturday, the Columbus Metropolitan Library will open its new Whitehall branch, but as soon as that celebration is over, the renovation work will continue elsewhere. Representatives at CML announced today that they will be hosting a community meeting at the Northside Branch (1423 North High Street) next Tuesday, April 14th to showcase the new […]

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Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 7th and High

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six-Story Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 7th and High

The writing has been on the wall for the Dollar Tree / Wash & Tan building located at 7th and High, ever since the building was first slated for redevelopment back in 2011. While that original plan never came to fruition, a new proposal has been submitted to Columbus City Council that would see the […]

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Restaurant Review: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Forno Kitchen + Bar

According to the interwebs, “forno” is an Italian cooking term that can be used to designate food that has been baked or roasted, it means “oven”. At some point in their lives, most people have seen something like Chicken al Forno or Pasta al Forno on a restaurant menu or in a cookbook. Still, it […]

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