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36 Restaurants & Bars that Closed in 2019

Susan Post Susan Post 36 Restaurants & Bars that Closed in 2019

It’s safe to say there was a net gain in Central Ohio restaurants and bars in 2019, however the scene had its casualties. This year’s closings spanned well-known Columbus brands, to fast-casual eats, pizza and drinking establishments. Grab the tissues as we run down the 36 bars and restaurants that are no more. Which will […]

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Long-Standing North Market Vendor Closes

Susan Post Susan Post Long-Standing North Market Vendor Closes

After a decade at the North Market, Taste of Belgium has closed its stall. The Cincinnati-based eatery opened its sole Columbus location in the North Market in May of 2009, serving up it signature waffles, crepes and more. A post on Taste of Belgium’s Facebook Page announced the sudden closure, effective immediately. We regret to […]

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District PourHouse Closing at Gateway

Susan Post Susan Post District PourHouse Closing at Gateway

The District PourHouse at the Gateway in the University District will serve its last pint tomorrow, Friday, December 13. Sporting a motto of “eat, play, pour and drink,” the concept was a rebranded idea from the owners of World of Beer that previously occupied the space at 1568 N. High St. Making the switch in […]

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Belly Burger Takes Over Former Home of Oliver’s

Susan Post Susan Post Belly Burger Takes Over Former Home of Oliver’s

Goodbye Oliver’s, hello Belly Burger. A new concept has taken over the Downtown restaurant at 26 N. High St. Tucked in the alley just off High, Belly Burger will offer a streamlined menu of, you guessed it, burgers. The signature dish can be stacked as a single, double or triple and the adventurous can add […]

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Candle Lab Closes Downtown Location

Susan Post Susan Post Candle Lab Closes Downtown Location

The Candle Lab’s newest storefront has closed its doors. After just 15 months in business, the shop across from the Convention Center at 459 N. High St. has poured its last candle. A sign posted on the door states: We have made the difficult decision to close our Convention District location. We’ve been open here […]

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Harvey & Ed’s Closes in The Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Harvey & Ed’s Closes in The Short North

As of Tuesday, October 29, Harvey & Ed’s will be no more. Cameron Mitchell Restaurants announced the imminent closure of the Short North restaurant at 698 N. High St. Harvey & Ed’s is saying goodbye after 16 months months in business. The restaurant opened in June of 2018 offering deli-inspired eats. CU Readers voted the […]

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Short North Pizza Joint Closes

Susan Post Susan Post Short North Pizza Joint Closes

Another Short North restaurant has closed its doors. Fabian’s has served its last slice at 691 N. High St. Fabian’s had been a mainstay in the Short North, serving up deep-dish, Chicago-style pizza. Now the storefront sits empty. When asked to comment on the closure, Fabian’s said: Fabian’s is closed indefinitely. The place has run […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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