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Park Street Cantina Calls City Liquor License Objection a “Witch Hunt”

Walker Evans Walker Evans Park Street Cantina Calls City Liquor License Objection a “Witch Hunt”

On Monday, December 4, Columbus City Council voted to object to the renewal of eight local liquor licenses in Columbus. This annual review process is a common step taken toward shuttering businesses where illegal activity is frequent and problematic. “People who hold liquor permits hold them not as a right, but at the pleasure of […]

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Giant Eagle’s Lingering Liquor License is Keeping Other Stores From Moving In

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Giant Eagle’s Lingering Liquor License is Keeping Other Stores From Moving In

After Giant Eagle’s closing on Neil Avenue earlier this month, some nearby residents are concerned about the vacant lot’s future. And, although the grocery store’s shelves are empty, the liquor store is still open, stocked and selling. Because their liquor license legally must remain at that address, the shop can’t close for more than 24 […]

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Olde Towne East “Hub of Bad Behavior” May Lose Liquor License

Walker Evans Walker Evans Olde Towne East “Hub of Bad Behavior” May Lose Liquor License

A reputation of troublesome activity and a laundry list of neighborhood complaints may have officially cost the Chips ‘n’ Go convenience store and gas station its liquor license. The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor Control issued an order to the business — located at at 1020 East Broad Street in Olde Towne East — announcing […]

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Huffman’s Market Adapts to Change After Liquor License Transfer

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Huffman’s Market Adapts to Change After Liquor License Transfer

November will mark family grocer Huffman’s Market’s 29th year in business. November also marks the store’s first year since 2004 operating without it’s defining state liquor license. In an interesting contract this June, Huffman’s transferred their long-standing liquor license to Kroger for the tune of $3 million, a shelf, and a case of Miller Lite. […]

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Northstar Café Coming Soon to Westerville

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Northstar Café Coming Soon to Westerville

For fans of popular lunch and dinner spot Northstar Café, there’s good news: a fourth store is set to open in 2014. In the nine years since the launch of the first restaurant in the Short North, two other locations have opened. One in Beechwold at 4241 North High Street, and the other at Easton […]

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Columbus Athenaeum Now Serving Liquor

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Columbus Athenaeum Now Serving Liquor

For anyone who’s gotten married, held a large metropolitan event, or had any other momentous occasion in the past thirteen years, the Columbus Athenaeum was surely a venue consideration for the celebration. It’s the ornate historic building built in 1896 located at the corners of Fourth and Gay Streets that’s the go-to site for unique […]

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Council Eyes Action Against Bars, Carryouts

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  10tv wrote Council Eyes Action Against Bars, Carryouts  Monday, December 15, 2008 After sifting through complaints from neighbors and business owners for months, city council members were scheduled to discuss potential action against nearly 20 establishments with histories of run-ins with police. Although city council cannot take liquor licenses away, members can place owners […]

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