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Owners of Madison’s Building to Appeal Unsafe Designation

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Owners of Madison’s Building to Appeal Unsafe Designation

The owners of the vacant buildings at 72 North High will appear before the Columbus Building Commission on Sept. 16 to appeal an order by the Building and Zoning Services Department deeming the property unsafe to occupy. The order instructs the Tonti Organization, a Columbus-based real estate company, to fix the buildings’ structural deficiencies within […]

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First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Double Comfort Restaurant, the social enterprise which donates a meal to a food pantry for every meal sold, opened quietly this past Saturday, July 19th,  at 505 North High Street. The restaurant is the first for Mary Lyski and her husband, who took a fried chicken recipe supposedly handed down from an old riverboat captain, and […]

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Catch Up With: Arch City Tavern

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Catch Up With: Arch City Tavern

When Arch City Tavern opened in the Short North last March, it was with the intention of creating a space where those who loved craft beers and gourmet pub fare could come together. Part sports bar, part Cheers-like watering hole, Arch City isn’t resting on its laurels, but investing in new ventures to keep the […]

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Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bistro 608 Proposed for The Short North

North High Street in the Short North is getting a face lift in a major way. With work well underway on The Joseph, new businesses are ready to try their luck in the middle of this cultural hub. Among them is Bistro 608, which hopes to open at 608 North High Street. The site is […]

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Bareburger Opening Downtown This Month

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bareburger Opening Downtown This Month

It was announced last summer that Bareburger, the organic New York City burger joint offering exotic meat choices alongside traditional ones, was expanding to Columbus and would be located in the Yankee Trader building at 463 North High Street. Later this month, the restaurant opens. George Matthews, Charlie Xu, and Ben Christopher are the three […]

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North High Brewing Expanding this Summer

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson North High Brewing Expanding this Summer

North High Brewing opened at 1288 North High Street only 14 months ago, but have already established themselves as one of the leaders in the local craft beer scene. Not only do they offer visitors to the brewery the opportunity to produce their own beers on-site, but have themselves created over 70 varieties in just […]

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Angry Bear Kitchen Opening in Former Sage American Bistro Spot

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Angry Bear Kitchen Opening in Former Sage American Bistro Spot

What happens when you get three of the city’s aspiring young chefs together, give them their own space, and tell them to reinvent regional American cuisine? An establishment that closely resembles The Angry Bear Kitchen, a modern eatery putting an epicurean spin on old-school flavors. It’s poised to open soon in the old Sage American […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION