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Gay Street Area Hit Hard by Four Restaurant Closures

Susan Post Susan Post Gay Street Area Hit Hard by Four Restaurant Closures

The picture of just how much the coronavirus pandemic could impact the restaurant industry is becoming clearer as a number of Downtown restaurants have called it quits. Four spots on and around Gay Street have officially closed or seem to have uncertain futures. Plantain Cafe, 77 E. Gay St., ended their 10-year run in early […]

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Old North’s Baba’s Closes its Doors

Susan Post Susan Post Old North’s Baba’s Closes its Doors

Baba’s has made the decision to close its doors at 2515 Summit St. in Old North Columbus. Owners Dan and Caroline Kraus kept things mobile with various food trucks before settling into Baba’s permanent brick-and-mortar in November 2016. The restaurant was known for its hefty breakfast sandwiches built on house griddle muffins. On the restaurant’s […]

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3 Restaurant Closures for Short North & Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post 3 Restaurant Closures for Short North & Downtown

A new year, a new round of closures for the Columbus dining scene. Two Short North spots and one Downtown eatery have recently closed their doors. Laughlin’s Bakery After just over five years, Laughlin’s Bakery at 15 E. Second Ave. in the Short North has ended its run. Posts on social media and the company’s […]

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36 Restaurants & Bars that Closed in 2019

Susan Post Susan Post 36 Restaurants & Bars that Closed in 2019

It’s safe to say there was a net gain in Central Ohio restaurants and bars in 2019, however the scene had its casualties. This year’s closings spanned well-known Columbus brands, to fast-casual eats, pizza and drinking establishments. Grab the tissues as we run down the 36 bars and restaurants that are no more. Which will […]

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RIP: 50 Restaurants That Closed This Decade (2010-2019) That We Still Miss

Walker Evans Walker Evans RIP: 50 Restaurants That Closed This Decade (2010-2019) That We Still Miss

As the decade comes to a close, it offers a unique time for reflection. One of the ways we’re doing that is by reminiscing with some of our favorite local restaurant businesses that said their goodbyes over the past 10 years. The reasons for their closures varied greatly. Some business owners sought retirement while others […]

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Little Eater Clintonville Now Closed

Susan Post Susan Post Little Eater Clintonville Now Closed

Effective immediately, Little Eater Clintovnille has closed its doors at 4215 N. High St. Its North Market location will remain open. “After two wonderful years, we have decided to close Little Eater Clintonville for service, effective immediately, in order to focus on our flagship North Market location, as well as our catering and satellite operations,” […]

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3 Central Ohio Restaurants Close

Susan Post Susan Post 3 Central Ohio Restaurants Close

Over the last few weeks, three Central Ohio restaurants have quietly closed their doors. After nearly ten years in the Arena District, the Three-Legged Mare, 401 N. Front St., served its last meal at the start of the month. A Facebook Post confirmed the restaurant’s sudden closure and encouraged patrons to move their drinking and […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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