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Barcelona Owner Opening Downtown Event Venue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Barcelona Owner Opening Downtown Event Venue

Business has been going well at Barcelona in German Village. So well in fact, that the business is spinning off its special event hosting capabilities into a separate space at 118 East Main Street in Downtown Columbus, which will be known as Red Brick Occasions. “It’s something we’ve been talking about for awhile,” says Barcelona Owner […]

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Olde Towne Tavern Owners Launching The Walrus Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Olde Towne Tavern Owners Launching The Walrus Downtown

The South Fourth Street corner of Downtown has become its own mini-district in recent years with the success of multiple local bars and restaurants including 16-Bit, Dirty Frank’s, Little Palace, El Camino and Sidebar. You can add another venue to the mix this winter when The Walrus opens its doors at 143 East Main Street. […]

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Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

Brent Warren Brent Warren Proposed Two-Story Giant Eagle Goes Back to Bexley Commission

The latest design for a two-story Giant Eagle on Main Street will be presented to the Bexley Planning Commission at its September 22nd meeting. Changes have been made to the design since it was presented last month – the commission tabled a vote on the proposal due to concerns about parking, traffic impacts, and the […]

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Moss and Bark Opening Downtown on Main Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Moss and Bark Opening Downtown on Main Street

After sitting empty for the past eight years, the building that housed Ray Johnson’s Fish Market at 113 East Main Street will get a new lease on life with a completely different kind of focus on animals. The online-based Woof! Downtown Pet Care, operated by Matthew Goldstein and Ian Estep, is opening a brick-and-mortar business known as […]

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Restaurant Review: C’est Si Bon Cafe

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: C’est Si Bon Cafe

Crepes were gonna be the next big thing. Then they never really got very big and popular. At least, not big like burritos or pho or chicken wings. Those sorts of eats appear on lots of menus and have entire restaurants built around them. It seems like crepes corralled a couple of food trucks and […]

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Sidebar Columbus Adds Lunch & Weekend Jazz Nights

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Sidebar Columbus Adds Lunch & Weekend Jazz Nights

In case you’re not aware, they go by Sidebar Columbus now. They dropped the 122 from their name a few months ago, a move that coincided with a new outlook, new features, and a whole stack of new possibilities for the future. Sidebar Columbus is located at 122 East Main Street and originally opened as […]

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Downtown Riverfront Park Given Green Light

Brent Warren Brent Warren Downtown Riverfront Park Given Green Light

Two potentially transformative projects were cleared to move forward this week by Downtown Commissioners. In addition to giving their conditional approval to the 250 High development, the commission also gave a thumbs up to the Columbus Downtown Development Corporation’s plan for the 33 acres of greenspace that will be created along the Scioto River downtown […]

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