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Food Truck Fest Moving to New Location in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food Truck Fest Moving to New Location in 2017

The seventh annual Food Truck Festival is returning this summer, but there’s a new location in store for the event. Instead of Columbus Commons, the festival will be relocated to Bicentennial Park and the Scioto Mile. The two day event will feature over 50 of the region’s best food trucks surrounding the riverfront park, and […]

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First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner First Look: Forno Kitchen + Bar

Forno Kitchen + Bar, located at 721 North High Street, has opened its doors. Sister restaurant of popular watering hole Short North Pint House, Forno’s food is cooked in a stone-fired oven (hence the name, which translates to ‘oven’ in Italian), with the menu including an array of pizzas, small plates, and and a heavily-stocked drink […]

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First Look: The Pint House Beer Garden

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: The Pint House Beer Garden

The Short North officially gets its first Beer Garden this week as The Pint House opens on Thursday at 780 North High Street. The building has been completely gutted, providing a raw, open garage-like space with a long bar lining one wall and communal picnic tables along the other side. “I think the key feature […]

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The Pint House Beer Garden Coming to The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Pint House Beer Garden Coming to The Short North

Construction recently began inside the former Voodoo Denim Lounge at 780 North High Street, which will house the new Pint House Beer Garden this March when it opens to thirsty Short North residents and visitors. Crews are currently gutting the former clothing store and installing new plumbing to accomodate the new bar and restaurant. The […]

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Food Truck and Cart Festival Returns to Columbus Commons

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food Truck and Cart Festival Returns to Columbus Commons

The Food Truck and Cart Festival debuted with a bang last summer. An estimated 12,000 people descended upon Columbus Commons, overwhelming the food trucks with long lines and leaving some attendees hungry. “We learned from our mistakes last year,” says event organizer Mike Gallicchio. “We have more vendors, longer hours and more beverage stations.” Over 40 […]

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The Return of Long Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Return of Long Street

Before there was Park Street, there was Long Street. Just a few years ago, the major hub of Downtown nightlife revolved around a collection of bars and clubs located at 40 E. Long, and the focus was on weekend dance parties, electronic music and guest DJs from around the world. That atmosphere returns this weekend […]

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Park Street Bars Merge to Form Park Street Complex

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The CGS Group announced today that three of their four establishments located on Park Street would be merging together to form the Park Street Complex. The Social, Park Street Patio and Park Street Saloon are now openly connected on the inside to allow guests from each venue to move between each of the spaces. The […]

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