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Union Cafe Celebrates 20 Years in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Union Cafe Celebrates 20 Years in The Short North

“The only thing that is constant is change.” That quote could easily be applied to The Short North neighborhood, where businesses regularly come and go, with only a couple of exceptions that have managed to stand the test of time. One of those exceptions is the Union Cafe, which is celebrating 20 years in business […]


LGBT Activists, Allies and Families Celebrate Victory

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea LGBT Activists, Allies and Families Celebrate Victory

Just after 10 a.m. Friday morning, the announcement went out to the entire nation; the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage for every state in the Union. It wasn’t surprising then that the Union Café was where gay men and women and their straight allies, young and old, gathered to celebrate the decision. The crowd […]

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The List: 12 Great Columbus Patios to Try this Summer

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The List: 12 Great Columbus Patios to Try this Summer

Yesterday was the first day of summer, which means it’s time for the big Ps: pools, parties, and patios. Whether going out to make friends, or hanging with the ones you already have, these patios are the spots to make the most of our favorite months: Union Café Located right on busy High Street at […]


The Best Easter Brunches in Columbus

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Best Easter Brunches in Columbus

UPDATE: This post is OLD! CLICK HERE to find current Easter events in our Events Calendar! Easter brunch is a much-hallowed tradition to some; it is the feast that rewards those faithful through Lent. Or those who just really like to brunch, and love any occasion to truly make it over-the-top, and spectacular – the way […]

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What’s going on with the old RJ Snappers Space?

Walker Evans Walker Evans

A little over a week ago, construction fencing went up around building that housed the recently-closed RJ Snappers restaurant in the Short North. Since then, much of the front of the building has been ripped apart for renovation. There’s been a bit of speculation scattered here and there, but no real details yet as to […]


Andy Dick’s wild weekend in Columbus


Comedian Andy Dick was in Columbus this past weekend for a booking at Easton’s The Funny Bone (which was canceled). Instead the comedian apparently went out for a wild night out on the town at Axis and Union Cafe and local patrons sent the scandalous pictures to Internet gossip queen and VH1 personality Perez Hilton […]


East Village/Union Cafe – A Double Review


The Short North went from one place (old Union Station) with decent, reliable bar food to two places (Union Cafe and East Village) with overpriced crap. At Union: service still sucks. I got a steak salad. There was maybe 3 ounces of mixed greens (and that’s a generous guess) with a few slices of steak. […]


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