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Fall Guide to Local Music – Part 2

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Fall Guide to Local Music – Part 2

It’s cold. We’re all cold. The wind is no longer giving us sweet butterfly kisses on our cheeks… it’s taking a machete to our faces. The sun is nowhere to be found, and standing outside with your friends to smoke a cigarette has proven to be an olympic game. It’s nearly winter, and snow is on […]

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Stage Left Rebrands as Ethel’s Bar, Unveils New Drinks Menu and Events

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Stage Left Rebrands as Ethel’s Bar, Unveils New Drinks Menu and Events

The glowing green neon lights of the Garden Theater sign have been illuminating the Short North off-and-on for almost a century. Short North Stage has taken over in the past few years, giving new life to the historic theater. Next door, Stage Left Bar is rebranding itself as Ethel’s Bar, named after Columbus native Ethel […]

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Yelp Wants You to Return to The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Yelp Wants You to Return to The Brewery District

The Brewery District was once the hottest of the nightlife hotspots in Columbus in the late-nineties-early-2000s, but that changed when The Arena District, Park Street and The Short North all upped the ante. That doesn’t mean that The Brewery District should be overlooked though, with a wide range of nightlife and entertainment options that include […]

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Old North Arcade Planned in Old North Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old North Arcade Planned in Old North Columbus

Nothing goes together like beer and video games. That’s what the team behind Old North Arcade is banking on, as they have formally applied last month for zoning and parking variance changes to open their new bar and arcade business at 2591 North High Street, in the former Sunflower Natural Foods space. The 2,400 square […]

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Columbus Breaks World Record for Largest Drag Queen Show

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Breaks World Record for Largest Drag Queen Show

Last Saturday at Axis Nightclub, something special went down. The fifth annual “Night of 100 Drag Queens” show was hosted by Gay Softball World Series (GSWS) Columbus, which broke the record for the largest drag show in the world. There were actually only 55 performers instead of 100, but that still tops the previous record […]

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Catch Up With: The Pint House

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: The Pint House

When The Pint House opened last April at 780 North High Street, there were rumblings about its appropriateness for the area and its ultimate success. After all, the Short North is an Arts district, not an extension of Ohio State’s campus or Park Street. A year later, the Pint House is flourishing, imbuing some much […]

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Three Sheets Coming this Summer to The Brewery District

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Three Sheets Coming this Summer to The Brewery District

The name means exactly what you think. And if you’re going to name a bar after a heightened sense of inebriation, it better be a dive bar. And Three Sheets Bar will be just that. The project of Novak’s alumnus, Jenny Adams, and Melissa Adams and Bryan Kilpatrick, Three Sheets hopes to bring some low […]

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