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Acre Announces Closure of Both Locations

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Acre Announces Closure of Both Locations

Acre’s Northwest Boulevard location closed Tuesday, June 25. It’s the first of two closures for the company, which closes its Clintonville store in “another week or two.” The news came in an announcement by founder Todd Mills on the restaurant’s social media accounts. “We set out to offer wholesome foods built with local ingredients, in […]

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New Development Near Grandview Avenue Moving Forward

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Development Near Grandview Avenue Moving Forward

A 62-unit apartment project near Grandview Avenue is now moving forward after receiving a vote of approval from the Columbus City Council. The three-story building, from local developer Avenue Partners, is located at 1450 Broadview Ave. A parking garage on the first floor of the building will hold 86 cars and will be accessed from […]

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21 Bars and Restaurants Left the Scene in 2018

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 21 Bars and Restaurants Left the Scene in 2018

If 2018 was any indication, Columbus’ rapidly expanding food scene doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Still, the rise of new spots like Alpine and El Lugar was spurred by the fall of a number of notables, like Juergen’s Bakery (50 years in German Village). In all, we’ll be leaving 21 restaurants and bars […]

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Under New Ownership, Bar 145 Rebrands to Sammy’s on 5th

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Under New Ownership, Bar 145 Rebrands to Sammy’s on 5th

Bar 145 at 955 W. Fifth Ave. has transitioned into Sammy’s on 5th, as its new owners take the restaurant in a new direction. Originally part of a franchise anchored in Toledo, Bar 145 was sold this year to owner Michelle Byers. She said she was given a choice in keeping the Bar 145 moniker […]

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Fortin Ironworks’ Vintage Marketplace a Treasure Trove of New & Vintage Finds

Susan Post Susan Post Fortin Ironworks’ Vintage Marketplace a Treasure Trove of New & Vintage Finds

Most Columbusites have heard of Fortin Ironworks, but many aren’t familiar with the extensive capabilities of the 70 plus year-old family business. That craftsmanship is now on display at the Fortin Ironworks Vintage Marketplace and Custom Fabrication Department at 944 W. Fifth Ave. in Fifth by Northwest. “We hear it all too often, literally every […]

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Fast Forward: Fifth by Northwest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Fast Forward: Fifth by Northwest

The Columbus neighborhood sandwiched between Grandview Heights and Upper Arlington may not have the same level of name recognition as its adjacent areas, but Fifth by Northwest (5xNW) still continues to see its own steady stream of new urban development. Unlike The Short North or Italian Village where development largely follows a linear spine, 5xNW […]

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West Egg Cocktail Supply Makes Mixology Approachable

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega West Egg Cocktail Supply Makes Mixology Approachable

Watching a bartender assemble a cocktail can by a mystifying experience. All those seemingly incompatible ingredients. All that muddling, shaking and stirring. At the end of it all you’re presented with a stunning work of art that, even if observed from start to finish, seems impossible to replicate. Enter West Egg Cocktail Supply. The brand […]

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