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Monarch Closing in Short North

Susan Post Susan Post Monarch Closing in Short North

After just under two years, Monarch Cocktail Lounge will say goodbye to the Short North. Tonight, Sunday, March 8 the bar will give it one last go. “It’s with sadness that we announce we are no longer continuing our operation at Monarch’s current location,” a post on the bar’s Facebook page announced. The language also […]

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Monarch Cocktail Lounge Opens This Weekend

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Monarch Cocktail Lounge Opens This Weekend

Short North’s Monarch Cocktail Lounge will open its doors for a grand opening this Friday, March 30. Located at 700 N. High St., the two-floor space used to cater to the LGBTQ demographic under the name Level Dining Lounge. New owner Shawn Shahnazi said while everyone is welcome, Monarch won’t be targeting any specific audience. […]

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Level Dining Lounge Closes Friday, will Reopen as Monarch Cocktail Lounge

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Level Dining Lounge Closes Friday, will Reopen as Monarch Cocktail Lounge

Editor’s note: a previous version of this article referred to Monarch Cocktail Lounge as a nightclub. That has been redacted. Now under new ownership, Level Dining Lounge will go through a name and brand change over the next month. Open in the Short North since 2009, Level will close this Friday after a farewell party, […]

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