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New Speakeasy Music Venue Opens Downtown

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Speakeasy Music Venue Opens Downtown

A new speakeasy has landed in town, and unlike most others, it actually has a secret location. The Parlor, started by local musicians and entertainers, will open this month at a former residence on High Street Downtown. There’s no passcode, special knock, or lever to pull for access. Those interested in a membership can apply […]

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Florentine Building to Become Night Club and Music Venue

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Florentine Building to Become Night Club and Music Venue

The Florentine, the 70-year-old Franklinton restaurant that closed its doors last December, has been purchased and will find a new purpose by early next year. Fadi Michael, who owns Park Street Cantina, Short North’s Julep, as well as some residential and commercial real estate, has acquired the building with the intent of transforming it into […]

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The Top 10 Music Venues in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Music Venues in Columbus

Whether you’re looking for a hip indie dive bar with a small stage, or a large-scale outdoor festival venue, Columbus offers a lot of ways to enjoy live music. This year, when asked about their favorite spots for musical entertainment, our readers and contributors selected Ace of Cups for the top of the list for […]

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Bernies Bagels & Deli Closing After 40 Years in Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bernies Bagels & Deli Closing After 40 Years in Business

In a way, the writing has been on the wall at Bernies Bagels & Deli for nearly a year. Once Campus Partners announced plans in February to spearhead a redevelopment effort for several blocks of commercial buildings in the University District, speculation began to swirl about which property owners would rebuild, which would revamp and which […]

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LC No More: Downtown Concert Venue is Changing Names in 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans LC No More: Downtown Concert Venue is Changing Names in 2016

Lifestyle Communities and PromoWest Productions issued a joint release this afternoon announcing that the 10 year long naming rights contract for the popular Downtown concert venue will soon be coming to an end. The “LC Pavilion” will only continue to be known as such until the end of 2015. The decision not to renew the […]

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Spacebar to open Mid-September in Former KOBO Space

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Spacebar to open Mid-September in Former KOBO Space

When the announcement of Kobo’s “last show” made it through the grapevine of Columbus, the city-folk were sad to see a beloved bar rest in peace. Another one bites the dust, huh? Once a local bar that housed insane rock shows and affordable booze, Kobo’s grunge, unique bathrooms, vinyl-covered countertops and comprehensive energy will be […]

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Barbecue Joint and Live Blues Venue Coming to Lynn Alley in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Barbecue Joint and Live Blues Venue Coming to Lynn Alley in 2014

Downtown restaurateur Yavonne Sarber announced this evening that two of her previously announced concepts will be relocating and combining under one roof. Barbecue restaurant The Pink Cow (which was announced in July) and Le Ruelle Bleus (originally announced in May as The Flapper Room / Blackberry Patch and later renamed to Le Bleu Salle) will […]

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