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First Look: The Fig Room

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman First Look: The Fig Room

Brick walls and concrete floors adorn The Fig Room, a new event space and venue at 17 Brickel St. in the Short North. The Fig Room is a part of BTTS Holdings, which also lists Waters Edge, Brookshire and The Estate among its venues. Filled with natural light, the bright and intimate setting accommodates 30 […]

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First Look: Via Vecchia Winery

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: Via Vecchia Winery

Via Vecchia is ready for guests at its new South Side event venue and winery at 2108 S. High St. The Columbus-based winery made the move from the Brewery District to the South Side, joining a growing hub of businesses at The Fort. Owner Michael Elmer is excited to be part of what is becoming a […]

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Gravity Unveils Indoor and Outdoor Event Venues

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Gravity Unveils Indoor and Outdoor Event Venues

The Gravity development project by Kaufman Development opens this month in Franklinton. The community of apartments, shops, and restaurants will offer seven different indoor and outdoor event venues for weddings, retreats, private parties and corporate events. The development’s main space, Center at Gravity is an indoor space featuring a full bar and liquor license, and […]

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Via Vecchia Winery and Event Space Announces Move to Expanded Facility

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Via Vecchia Winery and Event Space Announces Move to Expanded Facility

Via Vecchia Winery and event venue is on the move. After eight years on Front Street in the Brewery District, the business will move just one mile south into a larger facility at The Fort, 2108 S. High St. In all, the new venue offers 20,000 square feet and enough seating for 225 people between […]

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Jury Room to Reopen as Event Space

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Jury Room to Reopen as Event Space

The Jury Room name is back from the dead. After being laid to rest in 2014, it was replaced by 1831 Tavern/Balls Bar, then Blind Lady Tavern, which shuttered earlier this year. Now, Megan Dempsey, co-owner of Dempsey’s Food & Spirits, has taken over and will reopen the 187-year-old space to host small and mid-sized […]

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TRISM, the Malleable Gathering Space Transforming Campus Night Life

Mackenzie Gignac Mackenzie Gignac TRISM, the Malleable Gathering Space Transforming Campus Night Life

During the day, alternative R&B and hip-hop plays through the speakers in TRISM while students vigorously type on their laptops doing homework. Two of the four walls are completely made of glass, maximizing natural lighting. Fresh, living succulents surround the tables and seats. The foundation of its color scheme is grayscale with accents of pastel […]

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New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Flowers and Bread. Coffee beans and focaccia. Casual coffee and private parties. Owners Sarah Lagrotteria and Tricia Wheeler hope to offer all means of comfort come opening day of Flowers and Bread in Clintonville. “Right when you come in you’ll see baguettes,” Lagrotteria said, gesturing to slats where drywall will soon hang. “You’ll see all […]

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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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