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Arena District Restaurants Pin Hopes On Blue Jackets

Walker Evans Walker Evans

WBNS 10-TV wrote Arena District Restaurants Pin Hopes On Blue Jackets Friday, October 17, 2008 Restaurants and bars in the Arena District are hoping a winning Blue Jackets team will improve what has been a dismal year for business. The worsening economy has thinned the crowds dining in the downtown entertainment district. “Everyone is claiming […]


Barrel 44: A Whiskey Bar Work In Progress

 The Wayfarer

LifeEpicurean.com wrote Barrel 44: A Whiskey Bar Work In Progress Thursday, October 16th, 2008 BY ANGEL JACKSON For many Columbus residents, the grand opening of Barrel 44, a new whiskey bar in the Short North, was a much anticipated event, so it came as quite a surprise to discover the bar had opened, very much […]


Harrison’s on Third – Grand Opening on Friday

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  Harrison’s On Third Email Newsletter wrote Open for Business: 10-17-08  Yes, this Friday! Short notice, we know. Didn’t think we should keep you waiting. Inspections passed just the other day, and here we are. Although we are officially open to the public for business on Friday we are still working out the kinks, so […]


The R Bar is moving and expanding in Arena District


Walking into work this morning I saw a sign at the Arena Crossing Apartments that the R Bar was moving into the vacant space in the first floor of the building.   Business First of Columbus wrote Expanding neighbor sends R Bar to new, bigger place in Arena District  Friday, August 15, 2008 Business First […]


Goes together like the Main Bar and Parking Tickets

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According to this Dispatch article, a city meter maid was recently caught for flyering cars with advertisements for The Main Bar while on the job. Perhaps the logic is that after getting a parking ticket, folks would be inclined to drown their sorrows with a drink? Either way, it’s some free publicity for the Main […]


Bar 23: Behind the numbers

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  The Alive wrote Behind the numbers  By Bryan Bullock August 28, 2008 The number 23 stirs various associations – like Jordan in his heyday or Jim Carrey at his lowest – but the Short North’s Bar 23 is simply honoring Columbus’ backbone, U.S. Rt. 23. The bar’s short, clean name also reflects the mod, […]


Bar hoppers: The Brewery District misses you

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  The Other Paper wrote Bar hoppers: The Brewery District misses you  By KITTY McCONNELL Published: Thursday, August 7, 2008 A general question for Columbus residents: When was the last time you went to the Brewery District? And why? Back in the early ’90s, this German Village neighbor could drink any other Columbus bar district […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!