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Columbus Diners Moving Away From Chain Restaurants

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Diners Moving Away From Chain Restaurants

Customer preferences are changing rapidly in favor of independent restaurants versus chains, according to Yelp’s second annual Local Economic Outlook report. “While chain restaurants across the country encounter increasingly choosy diners, independent fast-food and fast-casual restaurants have seen a continued increase in average ratings, improving by seven percent in the last five years,” stated Yelp […]

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Old North (and South Clintonville) Named Hottest Hipster Neighborhoods in US

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old North (and South Clintonville) Named Hottest Hipster Neighborhoods in US

If you’re looking for a combination of hip local businesses to frequent and an active real estate market, then you could do no better than the Old North neighborhood right here in Columbus. According to a joint report by Yelp and Realtor.com, the 43202 zip code — which technically includes both the south end of […]

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Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Named One of Yelp’s 100 Top-Rated Businesses

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe Named One of Yelp’s 100 Top-Rated Businesses

One of Columbus’ own has been chosen by Yelp as one of the country’s top 100 businesses. Alchemy Juice Bar and Cafe, a restaurant combining healthcare and food, is the second Columbus business to be picked; Hot Chicken Takeover made it in last year. “We are so honored to have been chosen for this amazing […]

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Lincoln Cafe Addresses Incident with Customer Injury

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lincoln Cafe Addresses Incident with Customer Injury

The Lincoln Cafe on East Long Street made national headlines this week, but not for good reasons. A Columbus Police officer was injured by glass shards in a sandwich from the cafe. While the officer was treated and released, and the police department and health department issued statements that the accident was not intentional, the […]

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Lincoln Cafe Hit With Backlash From Social Media Mob

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lincoln Cafe Hit With Backlash From Social Media Mob

Late on Monday night, local ABC affiliate WSYX reported that a Columbus police officer had been injured earlier in the day when biting into a sandwich that contained shards of glass at the Lincoln Cafe on East Long Street. The officer was rushed to Grant Medical Center where he was treated and released. The Columbus […]

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Yelp Columbus Announces $10,000 Give Back Initiative

Anne Evans Anne Evans Yelp Columbus Announces $10,000 Give Back Initiative

On Giving Tuesday, also known as December 1, 2015, Bryant Miller, Columbus Community Manager for Yelp shared news that Yelp has decided to take their annual giving to the local level and will be giving $10,000 this holiday season to Columbus nonprofits. The Yelp Foundation began in 2011 and has since given $2.6 million to […]

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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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