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Smoking-ban changes opposed by both sides

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  The Dispatch wrote Smoking-ban changes opposed by both sides  Sunday, November 16, 2008 By Jim Siegel Two years after locking horns in a bitter fight over a statewide indoor smoking ban, the Ohio Restaurant Association and anti-smoking groups are now on the same side, fighting proposed exemptions to the law. Voters overwhelmingly approved the […]


Door Prize : Win the Old B. Hampton’s Door

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On November 25th, we’re hosting our monthly happy hour event at the new Harrison’s on Third, which is where B. Hampton’s was formerly located. The owners realize that there are a lot of fans of the old place, so when they were renovating the building, they decided to save the old front door for an […]


Harrison’s goes out of its way to welcome patrons

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The Dispatch wrote Renovated bar goes out of its way to welcome patrons Friday, November 14, 2008 BY NICK CHORDAS Harrison’s on Third really, really wants to be your friend. That’s why the recently opened Victorian Village bar allowed newsletter subscribers to choose a color scheme, happy-hour specials and a draft beer (alas, Blue Moon […]


The "Worst Bar in Columbus" is closing tonight


The ‘Worst Bar’ on Old Henderson Road off Kenny was just sold over the weekend. SwingColumbus has been holding our weekly event there since February and we just found out last night. The last night is tonight- they’ll be having drink specials and whatnot. They plan to reopen at a new location when they can […]


Owner of Skully’s has purchased High Five


“It’s true”. He will be running it with the current line up of shows and transitioning with a sound system overhaul and a new look / new name for January… Im told the new name will be “Circus”. Should be a very nice addition to the urban reviatlization already occuring around 5th and High.


Martini Park combines bar scene with dining, dancing

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The Dispatch wrote New York restaurateur to create quieter, more intimate locale that combines bar scene with dining, dancing Tuesday, October 28, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER Martini Park, billed as a “playground for grown-ups,” is preparing to open Nov. 6 at 4040 Easton Town Center. In many ways, the massive restaurant and lounge harks back […]


Murph’s On High (formerly Metro) Open for Biz


On the way to High Beck Tavern for some late grease grub last night, We discovered that the old Metro’s, on South High, has been transformed and re-opened as Murph’s On High. We were poured big drinks, served by an engaging bartender, Candy. The owner, Matt Murphy, introduced himself and we had a cool 10-minute […]


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