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16-Bit Bar+Arcade Opening Bridge Park Location in Dublin

Walker Evans Walker Evans 16-Bit Bar+Arcade Opening Bridge Park Location in Dublin

Columbus-based Rise Brands announced this afternoon plans to open a sixth 16-Bit Bar+Arcade location, and second in Central Ohio, with the addition of a Bridge Park location in Dublin. The move follows closely in the footsteps of the Bridge Park opening of PINS Mechanical Co. — the pinball and duckpin bowling entertainment concept also developed […]

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Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Over 50 Restaurants Opened in Columbus in 2016

Part of what makes Columbus a fun place to go out for dinner and a drink is that there always seems to be a new spot to check out. Throughout the year, Columbus Underground keeps track of the gradual influx of businesses, whether they’re new ventures or replicas of established concepts. At the end of […]

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Pins Mechanical Company to Open Second Location in Dublin

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pins Mechanical Company to Open Second Location in Dublin

The hotly anticipated entertainment venue Pins Mechanical Company has not even opened their first location in Downtown Columbus, but they’re already announcing a second spot that will be coming to Bridge Park in Dublin next summer. The second location is expected to bring more of the same type of entertainment to visitors, including duckpin bowling, pinball, […]

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Patio Upgrades Planned for Pins Mechanical Company

Walker Evans Walker Evans Patio Upgrades Planned for Pins Mechanical Company

Pins Mechanical Company hasn’t even opened yet, and it’s already getting some upgrades. The new duckpin-bowling-and-pinball-bar is swapping out a small parking lot to add a second patio, and will bring a healthy dose of new Downtown greenery along with it. “We kept going back on forth on what to do with that corner at Fourth […]

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Pinball, Duckpin Bowling and Other Old School Entertainment in Store at Pins Mechanical Company

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pinball, Duckpin Bowling and Other Old School Entertainment in Store at Pins Mechanical Company

Three summers ago, Columbus scored its first bar/arcade combo with the opening of 16-Bit at 254 South Fourth Street. This summer, a new concept from the same owner will bring a slightly different kind of venue just up the road at 141 North Fourth Street. Pins Mechanical Company is the name of the latest venture from […]

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16-Bit Bar+Arcade Expanding to Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati

Walker Evans Walker Evans 16-Bit Bar+Arcade Expanding to Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati

Troy Allen is opening opening arcades like it never went out of style in the late eighties. His wildly popular 16-Bit Bar+Arcade launched in Columbus in 2013, Cleveland in 2014, and today he announced that it’s coming to Cincinnati in 2015. “We’ve been looking at the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood for probably a year now to be […]

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16-Bit Bar+Arcade Expanding to Cleveland

Walker Evans Walker Evans 16-Bit Bar+Arcade Expanding to Cleveland

The best new bar in Columbus of 2013 may soon become known as the best new bar in Cleveland in 2014. The popular 16-Bit Bar+Arcade is expanding to the Cleveland area this summer by way of a Lakewood location. “Things have been going so well in Columbus that we’re ready to make the jump to […]

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