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Flatiron Bar & Diner Now Closed

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Flatiron Bar & Diner Now Closed

Another long-standing restaurant has left the scene as the year comes to an end. After nearly 30 years, Flatiron Bar & Diner, located at 129 E. Nationwide Blvd., closed its doors on Thursday, Dec. 27. “We have closed our doors indefinitely,” the restaurant said in a post on Facebook. “Thank you to everyone who has […]

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Worthington Inn Restaurant & Banquet Announces Closure

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Worthington Inn Restaurant & Banquet Announces Closure

The Worthington Inn restaurant and banquet will close at the start of the new year, making way for a smaller ground-level restaurant as well as office and retail space. The restaurant’s final day of business will be Monday, Dec. 31. The Worthington Inn was constructed in 1831, initially operating as a private residence. The property […]

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Short North Basil Closes, Making Way for New Restaurant by Basil and Bodega Owners

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Short North Basil Closes, Making Way for New Restaurant by Basil and Bodega Owners

Basil’s Short North location has closed to make way for a new restaurant from Basil owner Rhome Ruanphae and Bodega owner Brian Swanson. The name and concept are still up in the air, but the team says new details will emerge in January 2019. “I think the area has just grown so much that after […]

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El Arepazo Latin Grill Closing Downtown Location

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega El Arepazo Latin Grill Closing Downtown Location

El Arepazo Latin Grill is saying fare well to Pearl Alley. After 13 years of serving up South American cuisine to Downtown residents and workers, owners Carlos and Carolina Gutierrez made the announcement of the restaurant’s impending closure in a Facebook post on Wednesday, Oct. 31. “It is with mixed feelings of excitement and nostalgia […]

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Leone’s Pizza Closes Permanently

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Leone’s Pizza Closes Permanently

Following two years of business, Leone’s Pizza has closed its doors. Owner Ryan LaRose made the announcement last week on Facebook, and the pizzeria served their last meal on Sunday, Oct. 21. “As a first time business owner, there have been many lessons learned,” LaRose said in an email. “We are disappointed to be closing […]

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41-Year-Old Mama’s Pasta and Brew to Close in November

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 41-Year-Old Mama’s Pasta and Brew to Close in November

Though it didn’t come as a surprise, many were disappointed yesterday, when Mama’s Pasta & Brew announced that they’d close their doors on November 30. Located at 23 Campus Pl., the restaurant has changed names and hands many times over the years, and was purchased by Campus Partners affiliate Redstone Realty Company, LLC for redevelopment. […]

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University District Says Farewell to Angry Baker

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega University District Says Farewell to Angry Baker

University District’s vegetarian and vegan cafe, Angry Baker, has closed its doors. First opening on King Avenue in the summer of 2016, it was the second established location for the bakery that first opened in Olde Towne East in 2011. Both the OTE location and the Angry Bake Shop in the Short North, which debuted […]

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