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Restaurant Review: Bibibop Asian Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Bibibop Asian Grill

The idea of DIY entrée design has been unappetizing since the whole artichoke-and-pesto-lettuce-sandwich debacle this summer. But in the Chipotle age of have-it-your way, the design concept is likely to be around for a while. The DIY schtick feels like an eighties salad bar for hygiene freaks. It’s got all the creative control, without the […]

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Greek Express Now Open on Fifth Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Greek Express Now Open on Fifth Avenue

If you are a fan of Greek food in Columbus, then chances are you know the Cela family. After all, they own Acropolis Gyro Palace in Clintonville, #1 Gyro Shoppe on the West side, and two Greek Express restaurants, one in Powell, the other near Polaris. Now, they’re bringing their distinct flair to Fifth by […]

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Bar 145 Scheduled to Expand to Columbus in November

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bar 145 Scheduled to Expand to Columbus in November

It sounds incredible, but it’s true. The incidences of places where one can simultaneously enjoy high-quality cuisine and awesome live music are shockingly small, even in a town like Columbus that enjoys both. Bar 145, a Toldeo-based enterprise, is poised to change that fact in our fair city. Launched in 2011, Bar 145, whose tagline […]

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Local Brew Review: Zauber Brewing’s Myopic Red

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Local Brew Review: Zauber Brewing’s Myopic Red

Big things are happening at Zauber Brewing, the 5xNW-based ale house and brewery that’s only been in business a year. Firstly, they’re moving and expanding from their 1300 Norton Avenue location to 2,000-square feet digs at 909 West Fifth Avenue, the former site of Reed Arts, in the first week of October. The move will […]

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The List: 7 Great Places to Get Your Growl On in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 7 Great Places to Get Your Growl On in Columbus

When it comes to beer trends, growlers are certainly all the rage in Columbus right now. Just about every local brewery is now filling growlers of their own concoctions, and grocery stores are even getting into the mix with places like Whole Foods (pictured up top), Weiland’s and even some Giant Eagle locations offering to […]

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Local Brew Review: Four String Brewing Suncaster Summer Wheat

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Local Brew Review: Four String Brewing Suncaster Summer Wheat

Fine beer, like fine wine, is to be savored and appreciated. Complex notes, appropriate body, and tantalizing aroma are all elements essential to categorizing any kind of libation as preferred, even desired. Four String Brewing’s Suncaster Summer Wheat is one of the beers destined for such classification. Released in June, this beer drinks like a […]

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Six-Story Mixed-Use Development Announced on Fifth Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six-Story Mixed-Use Development Announced on Fifth Avenue

A new 285-unit mixed-use development called The View on Fifth was announced this morning by JSDI Celmark, the developers behind the similarly named The View on High. The main six-story building located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Holly Avenue will contain 153 residential units, a parking garage and over 24,000 square feet of […]

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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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