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The Flamingo Room Bar & Restaurant Opening Soon in Olde Towne East

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner The Flamingo Room Bar & Restaurant Opening Soon in Olde Towne East

A new Southern-style bistro is coming to Olde Towne East. The Flamingo Room bar and restaurant will occupy the former L’Appat Patisserie and Cafe space at 1159 Oak Street. Yusef Riazi, former owner of Short North cocktail bar Mouton, signed a lease for the space at the beginning of June, but has been developing a […]

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Arcade Super Awesome Opening in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Arcade Super Awesome Opening in Olde Towne East

Arcade Super Awesome is the newest arcade to open in Columbus this summer, but it’s also already been around for the past five years. John Geiger launched the home-based project to host semi-monthly private parties for friends to come and enjoy retro video games together. “Our free play parties have built up a pretty dedicated […]

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Level One Bar + Arcade Coming Soon to Crosswoods

Walker Evans Walker Evans Level One Bar + Arcade Coming Soon to Crosswoods

The wave of popularity for arcades continues to surge as another one joins the ranks here in Columbus. Level One Bar + Arcade is slated to open this summer at Crosswoods on the north side of town. As a child of the late 70s and early 80s, Level One owner Paul Burkhart is a self-described […]

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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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Concert Review: Public Access TV w/ Palma Violets

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Public Access TV w/ Palma Violets

Friday night, two perfectly paired pop-punk rock bands accompanied one another at the small confines of The Basement. CD102.5 and Promowest presented Public Access TV with The Palma Violets, catering the audience to an evening brimming with excessive amounts of sweating and head-banging. Public Access TV – 8PM Playing Columbus for the first time, Public […]

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Photos: The Walrus Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: The Walrus Opens Downtown

After a few months of delays, The Walrus has officially opened its doors Downtown at 143 East Main Street. This new bar and restaurant is the latest concept from Brad Hobbs, Krista Sparks and Kevin Burns, owners of The Tavern in Olde Towne East. Fans of The Tavern will like what they see at The […]

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Nightlife Review: Can You Escape The Chamber Escape Room?

Jenna Taylor Jenna Taylor Nightlife Review: Can You Escape The Chamber Escape Room?

A new entertainment concept that proves Columbus is more than just High Street and happy hours could be easily overlooked in what was once a thriving area on the city’s north side. The Chamber Escape Room sits tucked in an unordinary two story brown brick office building that is just as unconventional as its concept. […]

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