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The List: 12 Heated Patios in Columbus

Susan Post Susan Post The List: 12 Heated Patios in Columbus

Despite dropping temperatures, Ohio’s patio season is seeing an extension in 2020. (Both figuratively and literally – the City of Columbus recently extended its outdoor seating pilot program for restaurants and bars through November.) As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many guests may still feel uncomfortable dining indoors. Enter the heated patio. We’ve rounded up several local […]

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To-Go Cocktails Made Permanent

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman To-Go Cocktails Made Permanent

On Tuesday, October 13, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced he would be signing House Bill 669, which now permanently allows the carryout and delivery of cocktails with to-go meal orders. The bill passed the Ohio House in June and passed the Ohio Senate in late September. The sale and delivery of cocktails to-go was introduced […]

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City Repeals Bar and Restaurant Curfew

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Repeals Bar and Restaurant Curfew

The 10 p.m. curfew on bars and restaurants to curb the spread of COVID-19 has been repealed. Restaurants and bars will be able to remain open and serve food after 10 p.m., however, a statewide ban on alcohol sales after 10 p.m signed by Governor Mike DeWine in July is still in effect. Restrictions on […]

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Pilot Program Will Allow Restaurants to Expand Outdoor Seating

Susan Post Susan Post Pilot Program Will Allow Restaurants to Expand Outdoor Seating

Editor’s Note: As of October 28, the outdoor seating pilot program has been extended through November. The City of Columbus has announced a new pilot program that will allow restaurants and bars to expand their outdoor seating, three and a half months after dining establishments were first permitted to welcome guests back to their patios. […]

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Update: City Officials Propose 10pm Closing Time for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Update: City Officials Propose 10pm Closing Time for Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants

Update 7/27: Columbus City Council passes ordinance to restrict restaurant, bar and nightclub hours, now set to close at 10 p.m. Update 7/28, 1 p.m.: A number of local businesses, including 16-Bit, Pins Mechanical Co., Late Night Slice and over two dozen others, have filed a lawsuit against the City of Columbus. Update: 7/28, 5 […]

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First Look: Stadium

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Stadium

Stadium is the newest bar and restaurant at Creekside Gahanna and will officially open on Saturday, June 27th. The space at 101 Mill Street was formerly home to Somedays Bistro, and has been transformed to feature a variety of entertainment options, including pool tables, arcade games and over a dozen large screen tvs. The restaurant […]

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Juniper Rooftop & Dock 580 Event Venue Cease Operations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Juniper Rooftop & Dock 580 Event Venue Cease Operations

A pair of venues located inside the historic Smith Bros’ Hardware Building announced today that they will be closing permanently. The Dock 580 event venue located on the ground floor of the building, along with the Juniper rooftop bar are both closed effective immediately. “It is with heavy hearts that we share that, after more […]

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