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Bakersfield Restaurant Expanding from Over-the-Rhine to the Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Bakersfield Restaurant Expanding from Over-the-Rhine to the Short North

When Joe and John Lanni opened the first Bakersfield Restaurant in Cincinnati in Over-the-Rhine, it was with the intention of being a completely unique concept that featured cuisine prepared for and named after the “Bakersfield Sound”: firmly country with a rock n’ roll influence. Buck Owens and Johnny Cash, among others, defined this type of […]

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The List: 12 Great Columbus Patios to Try this Summer

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The List: 12 Great Columbus Patios to Try this Summer

Yesterday was the first day of summer, which means it’s time for the big Ps: pools, parties, and patios. Whether going out to make friends, or hanging with the ones you already have, these patios are the spots to make the most of our favorite months: Union Café Located right on busy High Street at […]

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New Co-Operative Set to Open City Beet Café This Fall

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson New Co-Operative Set to Open City Beet Café This Fall

When Jennie Scheinbach opened the Pattycake Bakery at its 3009, North High Street home in Clintonville some eight years ago, she knew she wanted to create a place where the community would come first. Catering primarily to the vegan sect in its inception, Pattycake soon became an icon, and leader, in Central Ohio for its […]

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Haiku Poetic Food & Art Turns 15

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Haiku Poetic Food & Art Turns 15

There isn’t a real secret to his success. When Paul Liu opened Haiku Poetic Food & Art in 1998, he was simply trying to introduce a novel concept to the Columbus food scene, and he was committed to all the hard work it would take to make that dream a reality. Now, fifteen years later, […]

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Arch City Tavern Showcases Historic and Modern Sides of The Short North

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Arch City Tavern Showcases Historic and Modern Sides of The Short North

Taking its cue from Columbus’ old nickname, Arch City Tavern opened in the Short North this month with a specific focus: to create a place where the locals would be comfortable on all fronts. “We didn’t want a campus bar, or a sports bar, even though we have the TVs,” co-founder Xhevair Brakaj shared. “We […]

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Mixed-use Development Proposed at Site of Campus Wendy’s

Brent Warren Brent Warren Mixed-use Development Proposed at Site of Campus Wendy’s

Two local developers are interested in constructing a five-story mixed-use building at the current site of the Wendy’s restaurant at 18th and High. Solove Real Estate, in partnership with Celmark Development, will present the project for conceptual review at a meeting of the University Area Review Board tonight. According to the proposal, Wendy’s would remain a […]

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Proposed turn lane in Clintonville causes criticism

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From This Week News: Proposed turn lane causes criticism By Jennifer Nesbitt An outcry from residents caused the Clintonville Area Commission to table a resolution opposing the widening of East North Broadway. Residents of the neighborhood near North Broadway and North High Street packed the commission’s Jan. 8 meeting to voice their concerns. Members of […]

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