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East Village Closing Its Doors in the Short North


Tonight is the last night for East Village! For months we had heard this rumor and it’s finally true. Not a promo stunt…but probably a great new beginning for another great place to hang out in the short north! I hear Robin Stone will be performing! She’s a cleveland native with a great voice!


CU Happy Hour – Tue Feb 17 @ Barrel 44

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The Round Bar is Closing Down Tonight

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Just confirmed a sad rumor… The Round Bar is closing down tonight. There’s still time to get down there if you’re up for one final hurrah. This south side favorite has long been a favorite hangout for Columbus Underground readers looking for a miss of familiar German Village neighbors, and travelers staying at the hotel […]


The Varsity Club turns 50 years young today

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From The Dispatch: ‘Greatest location in the city’ helps Varsity Club reach milestone By Amy Saunders On a strip of land containing a parking garage, a gas station and a Big Bear grocery store, Don Swales saw an opportunity to create a social scene in Columbus. The bookstore on Lane Avenue — across from the […]


Ohio Bourbon now available at Details


A few of us just returned from Details, where they have just taken delivery of two bottles of Woodstone Creek bourbon — a craft bourbon distilled in Ohio. Only two barrels of this bourbon have been produced, so it’s relatively rare stuff.


Jason’s Restaurant Forced to Rename to J. Liu’s

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According to this article in This Week News, Jason’s Restaurant will be changing names soon. Both the Dublin and Worthington locations will soon be rebranded as J. Liu’s, as an Arizona-based chain called Jason’s Deli opens their first Ohio location. Oddly enough, the new Jason’s Deli will be opening just down the street from the […]


Best Bar of 2008: Bodega

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The Best Bar of 2008 was one of the more closely-called polls in our recent “Best of 2008” survey. Columbus has a lot of great local bars, making it difficult for many to choose just one. Some places have great happy hours, others have great beer selections, others have great patios. Only a few have […]


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