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New City Laws Allow Food Trucks on the Streets

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson New City Laws Allow Food Trucks on the Streets

After months of back and forth between the city and the Central Ohio Food Truck Association (COFTA) regarding the sites at which food trucks can operate, regulations that seem to please both sides have finally passed. Food trucks now have the ability to serve on city streets more easily. Previously, they were primarily allowed to […]

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Dirty Frank’s to Open Second Location

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Dirty Frank’s to Open Second Location

The Downtown Dirty Frank’s location at 248 South Fourth Street is not only a regular hangout spot and eatery for a hip, young crowd, but also a go-to destination for many visitors to our fair city. But Dirty Frank’s is also small. Its one-room, diner-style layout lends itself to a curious intimacy that’s part of the […]

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The making of a tiki bar – behind the scenes at Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Anne Evans Anne Evans The making of a tiki bar – behind the scenes at Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Grass Skirt Tiki Room has likely been one of the most highly anticipated bars to open in Columbus since the Kahiki. What is it that people just love about the Tiki culture? The tropical fantasies? The colorful drinks? The crazy tiki mugs? The romantic music? “Opening a tiki bar has been a longtime dream of […]

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Review: TipTop Kitchen and Cocktails

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I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t get downtown nearly as often as I should to dine. As a resident of Columbus’ suburbs, I find it a bit daunting to navigate the downtown streets with its one way streets and parking meters, trying to find parking. So with the goal of forcing myself […]

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