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Take a peek inside new stores, restaurants, and other new places before anyone else gets a chance!

First Look: Westies Gastropub

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Westies Gastropub

After months of construction, Westies Gastropub, located at 940 South Front Street, is finally ready to welcome eager guests. The 5,300 square feet restaurant and sports bar features two distinct spaces — a main dining room and a lounge, both with fully stocked bars — as well as an outdoor patio, ready for use in […]

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First Look: The Angry Baker Reopens

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Angry Baker Reopens

The Angry Baker reopened for business this morning, following a six-day closure for renovations and updates. Customers of the popular Olde Towne East bakery will notice new display counters in the front, a fresh coat of paint, a couple of extra seats, and a revamped menu that includes some new additions for breakfast and lunch, […]

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First Look: The Zauber Brewing Co’s New Taproom

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Zauber Brewing Co’s New Taproom

Zauber Brewing is ringing in 2014 in a big way. The bar at their new taproom officially opens today, offering their beer on draft for on-site consumption at their facilities for the first time since their launch in 2012. The new facility at 909 West Fifth Avenue seats 90 patrons at indoor picnic tables in […]

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First Look: Jack Whitney’s Bar & Grill

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Jack Whitney’s Bar & Grill

With only a few short weeks of renovations between announcement and opening, Jack Whitney’s has quickly reopened the doors at 520 South Front Street, the former home to McCasky’s Grill and Handke’s Cuisine. The new restaurant and bar debuted today at lunchtime, and we were able to drop by to grab some photos of the […]

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First Look: Chez du Bon Fresh Market & French Eaterie

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The latest venture from Downtown restaurateur Yavonne Sarber (creator of de-NOVO & Manifesto) is the new Chez du Bon Fresh Market & French Eaterie, which officially opens to the public on Friday, November 15th. The new space was host to a preview party tonight that featured dinner service, a champagne bar, and a sneak peek […]

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First Look: The Sycamore

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The old Sycamore Cafe in German Village was reborn on Friday night more simply dubbed “The Sycamore”, a new neighborhood-centric bar and restaurant that gives the old dive bar favorite a more upscale approach. The new business is the latest venture from Chris Crader of the nearby Harvest Pizzeria, who’s also working on opening the […]

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First Look: The Table

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After nearly a year in the making, The Table is ready to open their doors to the public at 21 East Fifth Avenue at the northern end of the Short North. The new restaurant opened for a sneak peek during last night’s Gallery Hop to show off the new space, which features a main dining […]

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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!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!