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Kingmakers Board Game Parlor Closes Up Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kingmakers Board Game Parlor Closes Up Shop

After six years in business, board game venue Kingmakers is closing their doors. Founder Malika Jacobs posted on social media yesterday that they had reached a decision to close both their original Short North location as well as a second location that launched in Indianapolis in 2017. “At the time of the pandemic shutdown, we […]

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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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MMELO Closes Downtown Cafe & Retail Shop

Walker Evans Walker Evans MMELO Closes Downtown Cafe & Retail Shop

After three and a half years of operation, MMELO has closed its Downtown cafe and confection shop at 445 North High Street (entrance on Vine Street) near the North Market. The owners published an Instagram update on May 5th with updates on their business plans. “We have decided to close Vine Street, and move the […]

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Two Clintonville Businesses Announce Permanent Closures

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Clintonville Businesses Announce Permanent Closures

As many businesses work to reopen after being shut down during the Coronavirus Pandemic, some locals are calling it quits. On Wednesday, Paper Moon Art Studio announced that they would be closing their doors in Clintonville permanently. The primary reason for their closure was that the shutdown impacted their entire business model and they could […]

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Tastings Wine Bar Closing Shop in Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tastings Wine Bar Closing Shop in Short North

After three years in business, and countless wine tasting events in Columbus, Ohio, Tastings is closing their doors at 958 North High Street in the Short North. The company announced via Instagram yesterday evening that Saturday, March 7th will be their final day in business. “The time has come to close this location and look […]

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Pier 1 Closing 450 Stores, Planning Bankruptcy Filing

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pier 1 Closing 450 Stores, Planning Bankruptcy Filing

Like clockwork, once the holiday shopping season ends, the store closure announcements begin. The latest participant in the ongoing retailpocolypse is Pier 1, which announced plans yesterday to close up to 450 stores as it weighs a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Pier 1 currently operates 942 stores, so the closures represent a nearly 50% reduction […]

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RIP: 10 Restaurants That Closed This Decade (2010-2019) That We Still Miss

Walker Evans Walker Evans RIP: 10 Restaurants That Closed This Decade (2010-2019) That We Still Miss

These 10 restaurants had the biggest impact in Columbus during their tenures and their closures during the past decade hit hardest as fans mourned the losses. Some of these restaurants were known for high-end cuisine, while others were known more for their cultural impact on the city of Columbus and its dining preferences. Click here […]

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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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