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Dick’s Last Resort offers Arena District diners party-heart fun

Dick’s Last Resort offers Arena District diners party-heart fun

June 30, 2015

By Gary Seman Jr., The Columbus Dispatch Dick’s Last Resort, set to open today in the Arena District, specializes in a comical, raucous environment in which servers and patrons are expected to trade well-placed insults. “It’s unruly fun for everyone,” said … Continued

By Gary Seman Jr. Courtesty The Columbus Distpatch
Catch a Film after the Fireworks

Catch a Film after the Fireworks

June 30, 2015

I’ve you have ever been to Red, White and BOOM! you know that after the fireworks there is a mass exodus from downtown. Don’t get caught in the crowd as everyone tries to rush home. Why sit in a parking … Continued

Huntington Park WINS Best of the Ballparks Again!

Huntington Park WINS Best of the Ballparks Again!

June 25, 2015

We are very excited to be announcing today the winners of the Best of the Ballparks competition in the Triple A, Double A, High A, Low A, independent and summer-collegiate categories. Some have been posted to the Ballpark Digest website; … Continued

By Kevin Reichard, Courtesy of the Ballpark Digest
The Arena District Block Party Clip

The Arena District Block Party Clip

June 25, 2015

Good Day Columbus ran a segment on the Arena District Block Party that is sponsored by Yelp Columbus! Check out the video here!   A huge thank you to all of our sponsors including Yelp, Boulevard Brewing Company, Milagro Tequila, … Continued

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New Convenience Store Opens in the Arena District

New Convenience Store Opens in the Arena District

June 24, 2015

Nelson’s Convenience Store will open in the Arena District – right in the heart of downtown Columbus. It’s purpose will be to help support he growing employee and residential populations that the Arena District now boasts. With numerous Columbus hotels, … Continued

Dinner is served with entertainment at Dick’s Last Resort!

Dinner is served with entertainment at Dick’s Last Resort!

June 23, 2015

By Gary Seman Jr. of The Columbus Dispatch Din is served. Dick’s Last Resort, set to open today in the Arena District adding to the various downtown Columbus restaurants already located in the heart of Columbus. Dick’s Last Resort specializes … Continued

By Gary Seman Jr., Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch
Fight Hunger at this year’s Food Fight!

Fight Hunger at this year’s Food Fight!

June 22, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Eat or drink at participating bars, restaurants & food trucks on FOODFIGHT or FOOD(truck)FIGHT days and 5% of your check will be donated to Mid-Ohio Foodbank’s Operation Feed! Go out for breakfast, lunch or dinner—coffee breaks, … Continued

Take a Peek Inside Dick’s Last Resort

Take a Peek Inside Dick’s Last Resort

June 16, 2015

Dick’s Last Resort is bringing its signature brand of humor (along with some food and drink) to the Arena District in downtown Columbus. “It’s all about having a good time,” President Ralph McCracken told Dan Eaton of Columbus Business First. … Continued

By Dan Eaton, Courtesy of Columbus Business First
Taste of Boom in the Arena District

Taste of Boom in the Arena District

June 16, 2015

Taste of BOOM! (12 p.m.-12 a.m.) presented by the Arena District, Yuengling, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Jose Cuervo, and Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Taste of Boom on Nationwide Boulevard in the Arena District features BD’s Mongolian Grill, Steak Escape Express, Hoggy’s, Gordon Biersch, Jimmy John’s, Studio … Continued

July Movies at Studio Movie Grill

July Movies at Studio Movie Grill

June 12, 2015

There are a lot of fun new movies coming out this May at Studio Movie Grill Arena Grand in Columbus, Ohio. Make a trip out to see one of them! Terminator Genisys – starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, and Jai Courtney, this is … Continued

Red, White, & Boom! Tips and Tricks

Red, White, & Boom! Tips and Tricks

June 11, 2015

Columbus boasts one of the biggest fireworks shows in Ohio: Red, White and Boom! drawing a crowd of nearly a million each year. The Red, White, and Boom! “experience” continues to please and excite residents and visitors of all ages. … Continued

Dick’s Last Resort – Construction Update

Dick’s Last Resort – Construction Update

June 2, 2015

Maybe you have all been curious about how Dick’s is coming along in the Arena District. Feast your eyes my friends because we got a sneak peek gallery for you! You’ll see some of the iconic decor that makes up … Continued

Get Involved In FMMF 2015

Get Involved In FMMF 2015

May 27, 2015

From vendors, to social media to media coverage, you can become a part of the event this September The countdown is on for FMMF as we are only a few months out from Labor Day weekend. Soon enough we will … Continued

Columbus Ale Trail Rewards Brewery Visitors

Columbus Ale Trail Rewards Brewery Visitors

May 1, 2015

As part of the inaugural Columbus Craft Beer Week taking place May 1-9, several local organizations have partnered to launch the Columbus Ale Trail and 2015 Brew Book. The trail will promote the more than two dozen Central Ohio breweries … Continued

Nada’s new Happy Hour menu

Nada’s new Happy Hour menu

April 29, 2015

Nada Columbus has upped the ante this spring with their new happy hour menu. This tastefully-decorated Columbus restaurant has already blown away guests witht heir up temp food and atmosphere. With spring arriving fast, their awesome outdoor patio is going … Continued

R Bar Food and Drink Specials

R Bar Food and Drink Specials

April 29, 2015

Check out the new and improved R Bar Arena Specials Monday: ½ Price Burgers, $2.50 Sam Adams pints Tuesday: $2.50 Corona and Corona Light bottles Wednesday: $3.75 Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light Tall Boys, $5.00 All wraps Thursday: ½ … Continued

May Movies at Studio Movie Grill

May Movies at Studio Movie Grill

April 28, 2015

There are a lot of fun new movies coming out this May at Studio Movie Grill Arena Grand in Columbus, Ohio. Make a trip out to see one of them! Avengers: Age of Ultron – starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, … Continued

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