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Brewcadia Opening Soon Above Barley’s Brewing Company

Walker Evans Walker Evans Brewcadia Opening Soon Above Barley’s Brewing Company

For over twenty years, Barley’s Brewing Company has been serving Downtown customers on the ground floor of their building at 467 North High Street, while brewing their beers in the lower level basement. Meanwhile, the second story of the building has been used for nothing but storage for at least the past decade, and the owners […]

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First Look: Level One Bar + Arcade

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Level One Bar + Arcade

In just a few short years, Columbus has become a city with no shortage of places to simultaneously drink and play video games. The newest contender on the scene is the Level One Bar + Arcade, which opens Monday, September 14th, next to the Marcus Crosswoods Cinema on the city’s north side. Level One owner […]

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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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Blinky’s Revenge Bringing Arcade Action to Worthington

Walker Evans Walker Evans Blinky’s Revenge Bringing Arcade Action to Worthington

The return of arcade popularity seems to show no signs of slowing, and Shilah Griffeth wants to bring a taste of the retro action to the suburbs this fall. Griffeth is the owner of Blinky’s Revenge, a new gamer-centric arcade concept slated to open in a yet-to-be-disclosed location north of Old Worthington near I-270. “I’ve been thinking […]

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Best Bar of 2014: 16-Bit Bar+Arcade

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Bar of 2014: 16-Bit Bar+Arcade

Last year, Columbus Underground readers voted the 16-Bit Bar+Arcade as their favorite new bar of 2013. This year, voters brought it back to the number one spot as their favorite bar out of them all. The Downtown bar has kept busy with a regularly rotating selection of arcade games, beers on draft, and special events […]

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