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New Irish Pub is Coming Soon to Gay Street

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Irish Pub is Coming Soon to Gay Street

Long after the rest of Downtown’s kitchens turn out their lights, Chad Barnhart’s Irish Pub will nourish the liquor-laden bellies of his patrons. “It’s like everything shuts down between midnight and one,” he said. “By one o’clock I’m ready for a good sandwich and another drink.” Barnhart, a self-described country boy with a love for […]

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Restaurant Review: Press Pub on Fifth

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Press Pub on Fifth

The Press Grill expanded its empire this spring and opened a spot up on Fifth Avenue. People who don’t like parking in the Short North will be pleased to find that Press #2 has its very own parking lot, along with outdoor seating, and a pretty traditional, darkish pub atmosphere inside. The new Press Pub […]

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Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen Opening Next Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen Opening Next Week

After much delay, the long-awaited Hoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen will make its debut in Italian Village next Thursday, February 11th. When the concept was first announced nearly a year ago, the owners were aiming for a late-summer opening date. HHB&K is a joint concept developed by Hoof Hearted Brewing in Marengo, Ohio and the A&R Creative […]

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Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Opening Downtown Brewpub

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Opening Downtown Brewpub

The microbrew business continues to boom in Columbus with the addition of another selection to the growing market: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing. Father and sons team Alan Szuter, Bob Szuter and Aaron DiCenzo have begun work on building out their Downtown base of operations at 215 North Fourth Street, which will be home to a restaurant […]

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St. James Tavern Turns 15

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre St. James Tavern Turns 15

Michelle Hill never intended to get into the bar business. She was finishing up a psychology degree at The Ohio State University and waiting tables when she was asked to manage St. James Tavern, at 1057 N. 4th St. That was during the summer of 1996. Fifteen years later, the James is a beloved establishment […]

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Hudson Street Hooligans Pub Closed — Certificate of Occupancy Revoked

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Hudson Street Hooligans Pub, located at 2236 Summit Street, had its Certificate of Occupancy revoked last week due to a building use violation. The renovations required for the pub to reopen are estimated to be in the tens of thousands of dollars. More information will be made available today at a rally at the […]

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Cavan Irish Pub Opening Soon in Merion Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Merion Village will be gaining another neighborhood nightlife option as Cavan Irish Pub opens their doors at 1409 South High Street next week. The venue features a large rectangular bar, several dartboards, and a large outdoor patio out back that will be expanded this coming Spring. We sat down recently for an interview with owner/partner […]

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