Taking its cue from Columbus’ old nickname, Arch City Tavern opened in the Short North this month with a specific focus: to create a place where the locals would be comfortable on all fronts. “We didn’t want a campus bar, or a sports bar, even though we have the TVs,” co-founder Xhevair Brakaj shared. “We […]
When Anthony Micheli and his band of merry makers opened Market 65 in 2011, they could not know just how popular their lunch-time dining hall would become. But just two years later, downtowners have helped to establish Market 65 as a go-to lunch mecca. By offering fresh salads and wraps made from locally grown ingredients, […]
After much anticipation, McCasky’s Grille is finally fully opened in the Brewery District. After months of rehabilitating and redecorating the former Handke’s location, the restaurant and bar, billed as a fun and casual tavern with upscale, gastro pub style fare, opened its doors on February 7th. Here, head Chef Chris East offers a scratch-made menu […]
We received an email update last night to inform us that the James Club 88 at 55 W. Long Street Downtown has closed effective immediately. The jazz and piano bar opened up two years ago and hosted a variety of musicians and events. No reason was given for their closure.